MSI MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 Review (Overview and Teardown)

One feature unique to the LGA1700 CPUs is support for either DDR4 or DDR5 memory depending on the motherboard. Today we are going to detail our first LGA1700 Z790 chipset DDR4 motherboard. The Z790 TOMAHAWK WIFI DDR4 is one of MSI’s latest motherboards for Intel’s Z790 chipset, and they have kept the box pretty simple, […]

AMD Ryzen 9 7900X and Ryzen 9 7950X Review

At the top of AMD’s latest Zen 4 line up are the Ryzen 9 7950X and Ryzen 9 7900X processors, and today we are going to put them through the ringer so we can figure out exactly where they fit in our performance charts. These CPUs are high core count, high performance cutting edge microprocessors […]

MSI MEG X670E ACE Motherboard Review – Overview and IC Analysis

MSI’s MEG X670E ACE is a gaming motherboard with high-end enthusiast level features designed to take full advantage of the new AM5 platform and Ryzen-7000 series CPUs. The X670E ACE is built with PCI-E 5.0 slot support, strong CPU power delivery, and M.2 flexibility in mind. It is an enthusiast motherboard designed to deliver all […]

GIGABYTE X670 AORUS ELITE AX Review – Overview and Circuit Analysis

Today we are going to take a look at GIGABYTE’s X670 Aorus Elite AX, a motherboard loaded with features and the latest the new AM5 platform has to offer including wireless-AX, 2.5Gbit LAN, PCI-E 5.0 M.2, and two USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 type-C ports. Video Part 1: Unboxing and Overview Video Part 2: Teardown and […]

Intel Innovation 2022 Keynote Live Coverage

Intel’s Innovation Event 2022 takes place in San Jose California and featuring a keynotes by CEO Pat Gelsinger, which should mention Intel’s 13th generation Raptor Lake desktop client CPU. We are updating as the event begins at 12PM Eastern Standard Time: 12PM: Event Starting 12:10 PM: Intel will have Intel 7, Intel 4, Intel 3, […]

AMD Ryzen 5 7600X and Ryzen 7 7700X Review

AMD’s Ryzen 7 7700X and Ryzen 5 7600X just landed ushering in a new era of high-performance desktop computing for AMD. Utilizing the latest 5nm process technology from TSMC along with a revamped microarchitecture and very high clock speeds, the new “Raphael”Zen4 CPUs are here to make their mark in history. Video version: The boxes […]

NVIDIA CEO announces RTX 4090 at $1,599 at GTC, available October 12th

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang announced live that the upcoming “Ada” RTX 4090 (24GB G6X) will cost $1,599, the RTX 4080 with 16GB G6X will cost $1,199, and the RTX 4080 with12GB G6X will chime in at $899. Named after Ada Lovelace, the new GPUs feature the 4N process from TSMC, which allowed NVIDIA to fit […]