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Intel Launches World’s Best Gaming Processor – Core i9-9900K

Intel announced their 9th Gen Intel Core desktop processors today at a launch event in New York City! The three 9th Gen Intel Core processors unveiled today include the Core i9-9900K, Core i7-9700K and the Core i5-9600K. The flagship model is the 9900K with 8-cores and 16-threads and clock speeds of up to 5.0 GHz for on …more

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Processor

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX Processor Review

Threadripper 2990WX – Pushing The Limits With 64-Threads Today, AMD introduced the first 32-core desktop processor for the consumer market with the Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX 32-core, 64-thread behemoth. This processor is the successor to the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-core, 32-thread processor that was released just last year. In just one year we are witnessing …more

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Intel Core i7-8086K Processor Review

Intel recently celebrated 40 years of the x86 instruction set by releasing the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K processor and it can be picked up for $389.00 shipped. Intel introduced the first x86 series processor on June 8, 1978 with the 8086 microprocessor and changed the modern world. The 8086 was a screamer back in the …more

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AMD Ryzen 7 2700 8-Core 65W Processor Review

AMD Ryzen 7 2700 – 8-Cores At Just 65 Watts Last month we published reviews on the Ryzen 7 2700X and Ryzen 5 2600X processors and found AMD’s second-generation Zen models to be off to a great start. Both the models we looked at last month support AMD’s XFR 2 technology though and we weren’t …more

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Intel Optane Memory M10 in Intel H370 Motherboard

Intel Optane Memory Tested With Secondary Hard Drive

Intel Optane Memory Now Works On Secondary Drives Last month, Intel revealed a number of changes to help promote their Optane Memory line. You know what Intel Optane Memory is right? Intel Optane Memory comes on a M.2 2280 ‘gumstick’ drive and has super fast Intel 3D Xpoint memory chips on it. Once installed into an …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Processor

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X Processor Review

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X – 6-Core Zen+ For $229 Last week we took an in-depth look at the AMD’s new 2nd Generation Ryzen processor series by looking at the performance of the flagship AMD Ryzen 7 2700X 8-core, 16-thread processor that runs $329. We were impressed by how the AMD AM4 platform has matured, but …more

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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Processor Review – 2nd Gen Ryzen

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Processor – Zen+ Arrives AMD launched four new Ryzen desktop processors this week, codenamed ‘Pinnacle Ridge’, that are built using the latest 12nm Zen+ architecture. The new processors are the Ryzen 7 2700X, Ryzen 7 2700, Ryzen 5 2600X and Ryzen 5 2600. AMD tweaked a number of things on its …more

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2nd Gen Ryzen - Doubling Down For Enthusiasts

2nd Gen AMD Ryzen CPU Pre-Sales Have Already Started

AMD is allowing retailers to begin taking pre-orders for the 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen processors known as ‘Pinnacle Ridge’ starting at 9 a.m. EDT today, which is six days before their official launch on April 19th. This new generation of Ryzen processors builds off the framework of the first generation Ryzen processors known as ‘Summit Ridge’ and …more

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Intel Hades Canyon NUC8i7HVK NUC Review – Radeon RX Vega M GPU

Hades Canyon Brings Radeon RX Vega M Graphics To Intel NUCs I hate to break it to the current Intel Skull Canyon (NUC6i7KYK) owners, but your system has been replaced by the newer Intel Hades Canyon models. Intel will be offering Hades Canyon NUCs in two flavors. You have the 100 Watt NUC8i7HVK (with Vega M …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 2400G Raven Ridge Platform

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G CPU Reviews – Raven Ridge

AMD Raven Ridge APUs Arrive AMD launched a new pair of APUs this week that pair the Zen CPU and VEGA GPU micro architectures together to bring more value to the entry and mainstream desktop PC market. Those two new processors would be the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G. AMD went back …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 2400G Desktop Processor

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G Mining Performance with NiceHash and XMR-STAK

The AMD Ryzen Processor with Radeon Vega graphics (codename ‘Raven Ridge’) came out today and hopes to change the desktop PC market by paring quad-core processors with up to 8-threads and strong Vega GPUs that have up to 11 compute units and clock speeds of up to 1250 MHz. The flagship AMD Ryzen 5 2400G …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 2400G Raven Ridge Platform

AMD Raven Ridge Unboxing – Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G

AMD announced the desktop Raven Ridge APUs featuring Radeon RX Vega graphics at CES 2018 and now we are just days away from them hitting the market. On February 12th, 2018 you’ll be able to purchase the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G processors. In order to build some buzz around the new processors …more

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Mining On The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Processor With Nicehash

The cryptocurrency market might be down 50% from all-time highs due to tougher regulation in a handful of countries, but miners are still making profits by processing outstanding transactions into blocks and adding them to the blockchain. Now that everyone knows about cryptocurrency, due to all the news coverage, the run on computer hardware has …more

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AMD Ryzen Processor Roadmap Detailed For Years To Come

AMD Shows Off 2018 Ryzen Processor Roadmap and Slashes Prices

AMD kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to go over their roadmap plans for 2018 and it looks pretty good. AMD will be releasing a number of desktop Ryzen processors along with Ryzen mobile APUs. AMD will be starting off by launching Ryzen 3 models on January 9th, 2018.  The company will …more

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