MathWorks MATLAB Benchmark

Codepath Change Gives AMD Ryzen CPUs Massive Boost in MathWorks MATLAB

When new hardware comes out most of the time the big hardware companies send sites like Legit Reviews a sample to check out along with reviewer materials. For example, Intel usually sends out a “what to expect guide” in their reviewer materials with some baseline performance numbers along with access to a few suggested workloads that might be …more

3970x processor

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X Processor Review

3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper Arrives – Intel Who? AMD attacked the High-End DeskTop (HEDT) processor market two years ago with the introduction of their 1st Gen Ryzen Threadripper processor. It was a wake up call for Intel as the segment they long dominated was now being attacked by their main rival. It looks like …more

Intel Core i9-10980XE Processor

Intel Core i9-10980XE Extreme Edition Processor Review

Intel Cascade Lake-X Allows Skylake To Live On Today at a bright and early 2am CT Intel has decided to launch their new 10th Gen Core-X series ‘Cascade Lake-X’ processors for enthusiasts and content creators. These are the chipzillas High-End DeskTop (HEDT) processors for those that want to run the fastest consumer processors by Intel. …more

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Retail Box CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Processor Review

AMD Throws 16-Cores At The AM4 Platform Today, we have the pleasure of bringing you our performance testing of the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X 16-core, 32-thread processor for the AMD AM4 platform. This beastly processor will be available to purchase on November 25th, 2019 with a Suggested Retail Price of $749. We’ve been talking about this …more

Dr. Lisa Su holding 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper

AMD 32-core Threadripper 3970X & 24-core 3960X CPUs Announced – 280W TDP Monsters

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X Aims To Dominate All Today, AMD announced their 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper series with by introducing two new processors built on the 7nm “Zen 2” core architecture, with up to 88 PCIe 4.0 lanes and a massive 144MB cache. The two processors would be the 24-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X …more

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X CPU Specifications

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Launching November 25th – Watch Out Intel!

The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Is Hoping To Destroy Intel The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X will be shipping on November 25th, 2019 with a Suggested Retail Price of $749. Legit Reviews was recently invited to join a media briefing over the phone to get more details about this upcoming 16-core, 32-thread processor. As many of …more

Intel Core i9-9900KS

Intel Core i9-9900KS CPU Review

The New Fastest Gaming CPU From Intel Today, Intel unleashed their 9th Gen Core i9-9900KS Special Edition processor to gamers and enthusiasts that are looking to build a new PC or upgrade an old one. Billed as the ultimate gaming processor, the i9-9900KS features up to 5.0 GHz all-core turbo frequency across 8 cores and …more

Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition Processor

Intel Core i9-9900KS Coming This Week for $513

Intel Core i9-9900K Special Edition Intel today announced more juicy details on the upcoming 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition processor that they are calling the new World’s best gaming processor. For starters the 9900KS Special Edition 8-core, 16-thread processor with a 5.0 GHz all-core turbo frequency will be available to purchase starting October …more

Intel Cascade Lake-X Processor

Intel Xeon W-2200 CPUs Announced – Benchmark Numbers Look Good

Legit Reviews recently got a chance to sit down with Intel to talk about their upcoming Xeon W processors based on the Cascade Lake architecture. Intel announced eight Intel Xeon W-2200 series processors today with pricing ranging from $294 to $1,333. These chips will replace the Xeon W-2100 series that are based on the Skylake …more

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

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

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

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

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