Blender 2.80 - BMW CPU Benchmark

12 Desktop Processors Tested on Blender 2.80 versus Blender 2.79b

Legit Reviews has been using Blender in our benchmarks for years and hopefully you’ve found the results worthwhile and interesting. Blender, for those that might not know, is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing …more

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AMD Ryzen 3000 Series CPUs

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Max Boost Clock Fix Tested

AMD recently released AGESA 1003 ABBA to motherboard partners and they in turn have started to release BIOSes based on AGESA 1003 ABBA. The big news with this AMD Generic Encapsulated Software Architecture (AGESA) build has changes in it that will help AMD Ryzen 3000 series CPUs reach their advertised boost speeds. Specifically, this build …more

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Ryzen 3000 Series Boost Clocks

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Boost Clocks Investigated

The desktop CPU war between Intel and AMD is the most exciting it’s been in years. AMD has been rapidly catching up thanks to their new Zen core microarchitecture that was first introduced in 2017 in Ryzen 1000 series processors. AMD has since rolled out the Ryzen 2000 and Ryzen 3000 series and everything was …more

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Geekbench 5

12 CPUs Tested on Geekbench 5 and Geekbench 4

Geekbench 5 was officially released by Primate Labs today and Legit Reviews has been taking a look at this benchmark in the lab. The release of Geekbench 5 brings new machine learning, augmented reality, and computational photography workloads to the CPU test. Primate Labs also updated their existing workloads to use larger data sets to …more

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Novabench Benchmark Utility

12 CPUs Tested Using Novabench Benchmark Software

In our quest to find new CPU benchmarks we were told about Novabench by members of the #SiliconGang on Twitter. Novabench has been around since 2007 and is a free benchmark application that has been used by millions of people. We’ve never ran this benchmark here on Legit Reviews, so we figured that we’d give …more

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Neat Video 5 Filter

12 CPUs Tested Using Neat Video Noise Reduction Tool w/ NeatBench 5

We’ve been looking to try out some new benchmarks for Legit Reviews and have been taking a look at a number of them. One of the more interesting real-world benchmarks is NeatBench 5, which is the benchmark application for Neat Video. Neat Video came out in 2005 and is a video editing plug-in tool for …more

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3900X versus 9900K

IPC Battle – AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Vs Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD’s new 3rd Gen Ryzen processors that are built on the 7nm manufacturing process helped close the performance gap with Intel when they launched last month. Our testing showed that AMD led many of the heavily threaded tests since they had more cores, but Intel was still the single-threaded performance leader. AMD claimed its new 3rd …more

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Intel Core i3-9100 Processor

Intel Core i3-9100 4-Core Processor Review

A 9th Gen Coffee Lake-R Processor For Under $90 Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the Intel Core i3-9100 quad-core desktop processor that was released in May 2019. Intel offers the Core i3-9100 with and without integrated graphics. The base model is the Intel Core i3-9100F without graphics that runs $89.99 shipped and …more

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Intel 10nm Ice Lake CPU Testing

Intel 10nm Ice Lake Benchmarks on the Core i7-1065G7 Processor

Legit Reviews Gets To Benchmark 10nm Ice Lake Intel recently invited a small number of hardware reviewers out to Santa Clara to be the very first to get a chance to do some hands-on testing with 10th Gen Intel Core mobile processors. Legit Reviews just happened to be one of those sites and we eagerly …more

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600X CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 3600X Processor Review

Can Ryzen 5 3600X For $250 Steal The Show? Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-core, 12-thread desktop processor. This chip will more than likely be one of the most sold Ryzen 3000 series processors due to its rather affordable price point of $249. Under the hood the …more

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Intel Core i5-9600K Retail Box CPU

Intel Core i5-9600K Coffee Lake CPU Review

$250 Will Get You 6-core 9600K CPU As we wait for our AMD Ryzen 5 3600X processor to arrive for testing we wanted to and take a look at its main competitor, the Intel Core i5-9600K 6-core processor. The Intel Core i5-9600K is currently priced at $249.89 shipped, which is slightly lower than the $279 …more

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Game Mode in Ryzen Master on 3900X

Game Mode Might Boost Performance On AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Processors

Most of our readers know that the vast majority of PC games are designed for your mainstream 4-8 core processors. As the processor manufacturers have been rapidly increasing core counts that hasn’t directly translated into better performance. When AMD first introduced their Ryzen Threadripper series of processors in 2017 with up to 16-cores and 32-threads …more

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Ryzen 9 3900X running Cinebench at 1.0V

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core CPU Undervolted to 1.00V

I noticed a number of sites and channels are reporting that the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-core, 24-thread processor can be run at full clock speeds with just 1.00V on the CPU VCore. That sounds pretty damn impressive and I just had to give it a try here to see if that is possible and …more

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AMD Ryzen 9 3900X and Ryzen 7 3700X

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X and Ryzen 9 3900X CPU Review

AMD Goes 7nm on Ryzen 3000 Series CPUs Last week AMD Ryzen 3000 series desktop processors based on the Zen 2 architecture finally came to market. AMD launched six new desktop processors of which five are available today. Of the processors that are out today they range in price between $199 to $499.  The six  model …more

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