AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D Review: AMD’s Answer to Gaming

With the debut of its big brother, the 7950X3D about a month ago, the 7800X3D is finally born. Perhaps the most anticipated CPU from AMD, mainly because its predecessor the 5800X3D was such a hit, the 7800X3D is expected to be just as effective in disrupting the gaming CPU market. Unlike the 7950X3D we reviewed […]

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D Review: AMD’s Answer to Raptor Lake

Today we look at the highly anticipated AMD Ryzen 7950X3D, which features AMD’s 3D stacked V-Cache technology first debuted on the 5800X3D. The technology in itself allows AMD to stack on an additional 64MB of L3 cache on the actual die of a CCX with through silicon vias (TSVs) for copper to copper contact, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Intel Alder Lake vs. AMD Zen 3: Windows 11 vs. Windows 10 August 2022 results

Video version here. October 5th, 2021 marked the initial release of Microsoft’s Windows 11 OS. Soon after, many users started to notice lower performance on certain CPUs compared to Windows 10, and fixes were promised. Almost a year later we are here with results from our benchmark suite utilizing the latest Windows 11 update to […]

Intel i9 12900K and i5 12600K Review, Windows 10 Updated July 2022

Intel’s Alder Lake processors get a run through our benchmark suite with the latest Windows 10 July updates. Alder Lake CPUs use a hybrid die with P-cores being the high-power high-performance processor cores while the E-cores are meant for power efficiency and background tasks. Combining both on a single die with a shared cache is […]

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 […]