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

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

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

Intel 8th Gen Core G-Series Processors With Radeon RX Vega M Graphics Are Here

Intel announced late last year that they would be rolling out a handful of new processor models that have AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU graphics with HBM2 memory on the same chip package as the Intel Core processor. This was exciting news as it means that we should see more capable gaming notebooks and desktop processors arriving …more

Intel NUC NUC8i7HVK Hades Canyon

Intel NUC Goes Hades Canyon – Check Out The NUC8i7HVK and NUC8i7HNK

Intel has just released the most power NUC model they have ever come up with and it is so powerful that Intel is calling it a VR-capable system! This impressive feat was due to the fact that it is powered by the newly announced 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with Radeon RX Vega M …more

qualcomm centriq procesosr

Qualcomm Centriq 2400 Server Chips Aim to Disrupt Intel Dominated Market

Qualcomm made some pretty big news this week by announcing that the Centriq 2400 series is now shipping. This ARM-based server processor is the first 10nm data-center processor released by any company and is said to be able to compete with rival Intel Xeon processors when it comes to performance, energy efficiency and cost. Impressive …more

Intel 8th Gen Core Coffee Lake

Intel Core i7-8700K and Core i5-8400 Processor Review – Coffee Lake

Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake Aims To Take On Ryzen Today we are able to show you the benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-8700K and Core i5-8400 6-core Coffee Lake processors! Many enthusiasts have become accustomed to the incremental 5-10 percent speed bump that comes with each new processor generation, but this time its …more

Noctua Ryzen Threadripper CPU Air Coolers

Air Versus Water Cooling on AMD Ryzen Threadripper With Noctua Coolers

Noctua NH-U14S, NH-U12S and NH-U9 TR4-SP3 Coolers Tested If you are looking at building an AMD TR4/SP3 platform for either a Ryzen Threadripper or Epyc processor you’ll likely find yourself looking for a CPU cooler. The AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-core processor has a default TDP of 180 Watts and a maximum temperature of 68C …more

Intel Core i9-7980XE Stock CPU-Z

Intel Core i9-7980XE 18-Core Processor Review

Intel Core i9-7980XE – More Cores For You Today we are able to show you the benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-7980XE Skylake-X processor, which is Intel’s High-End Desktop Platform (HEDT) 18-core, 36-thread CPU (2.6 GHz base/4.4 GHz Boost 3.0/24.75 MB Cache) that costs $1999. This is the first 18-core desktop processor from either AMD or …more


PUBG CPU Core Benchmarks – How Many Cores Do You Need

Last month, PLAYERUNKNOWNN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) released a patch with optimizations that improved performance for those running a CPU with six or more CPU cores in their gaming rigs. PUBG uses Unreal Engine 4, which is capable of producing solid image quality, but can be rather taxing on your PC hardware. This Early Access game developed …more

8th Gen Intel Core U Series Processor

Intel Launches 8th Generation Processors With 40 Percent Performance Gains

Intel is ready to launch their 8th generation processors and are starting by releases a handful of ultra-low voltage 15 Watt TDP U-series processors today. These processors are targeted to laptops, 2-in-1 convertibles or any small form factor that needs a powerful performance with a low thermal envelope. What makes these processors a little confusing …more

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and Threadripper 1920X Processor Review

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Finally Arrives Today we’ll be looking at the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 16-core and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 12-core processors. These processors are the the tip of the spear for AMD and are aimed at the high-end desktop market. This completes the AMD Ryzen processor lineup for the desktop and more importantly …more

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Processor

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Unboxing and Installation

We wanted to post a good video showing our unboxing of the AMD Ryzen AMD Threadripper processor, but our attempts at a good unrehearsed video without proper lighting was a fail. So, we apologize to all the millennials as our unboxing coverage is mostly going to be images and text that you actually have to …more

Intel Core i9-7900X Retail Box Processor

Intel Core i9-7900X Processor Review

Intel Core i9-7900X – 10-Cores Refined Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake-X processor, which is Intel’s High-End Desktop Platform (HEDT) 10-core, 20-thread CPU (3.3 GHz base/4.5 GHz Boost/13.75MB Cache) that costs $1061.99 shipped over at Amazon. The Intel Core i9-7900X sounds like a powerhouse and it better be since it commands around …more