Next Generation AM5 motherboard design basics revealed by AMD

AMD’s AM5 chipset motherboards are right around the corner and support the Ryzen 7000-series Zen 4 CPUs that are set to launch soon. Let’s take a look at the design basics of the new platform. The AM5 platform ushers in a new era of AMD high performance computing. While we have seen multiple chipsets for […]

At over 5.0 GHz, AMD’s Threadripper PRO 5995WX breaks CINEBENCH R23 world record

Chiming in at $6,499, the unreleased Threadripper PRO 5995WX offers 64 threads and 128 cores, and blows through the CINEBENCH R23 world record by 10K points. The CPU-Z Screenshot reveals a 5.15GHz overclock on the AMD Threadripper PRO 5995WX with all 64 cores and 128 threads active. The MSI WS WRX40 motherboard seems to be […]

Feature: Intel’s 12th Generation Core processor technology explained

Intel 12th generation Core processors usher in a new hybrid microarchitecture design along with a new platform with DDR5 and PCI 5.0 capabilities, and we will explain how it all works and combines to create Intel’s most advanced platform to date. Intel decided to utilize two types of cores for its new 12th generation core […]

EVGA releases a $1,600 E1 bare bones PC case

EVGA has taken things to new levels by introducing the E1 bare bones kit, but the base model comes in at $1,600. By base model, we are talking about just the chassis/frame. The frame falls in with other open-air “cases” such as the Thermaltake Core P series. Much like a test bench, the open-air E1 […]

Razer admits to packaging typo no one noticed…

Can you spot the typo in the image? Razer, known for premium gaming peripherals and notebooks, recently launched their DeathStalker V2 Pro and TKL gaming keyboards, but with a slight error printed on the product box. The most interesting part about this story is how Razer actually broke the story. In a Twitter post, Razer […]

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, Ryzen 7 5800X,Ryzen 9 5900X, and Ryzen 9 5950X Review

Today we are going to look at four of AMD’s Ryzen 5000-series CPUs and see how they stack up to the AMD Ryzen 3000-series processors and Intel’s 10th and 11th generation processors. AMD’s current top of the line microarchitecture is known as Zen 3, which made its consumer debut in AMD’s 5000-series desktop processors. Ranging […]

GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Xtreme Video Review

Watch the Steve’s Hardware review of the GIGABYTE Z490 Aorus Xtreme. Learn about this version of the Aorus Xtreme with a box opening, review, and teardown.

Intel Core i5 11600K Review: six core wars

Six core CPU’s are pretty much now the standard for mid to high caliber computers, and Intel’s latest Core i5 11600K is their new top contender when it comes to that specific market segments. Based on the Sunny Cove microarchitecture, which provides improvements on what was basically five years of Skylake microarchitecture, the new CPU […]

Intel Launches 11th Gen Tiger Lake-H Mobile Processors

The long anticipated 11th Generation Core processors are finally coming to market. The 10th generation mobile processors were a nice step up, but once again Intel is stepping up its game and offering even more with its 11th generation lineup. Not only do we have some high-end desktop-like SKUs, but we also have a revamped […]