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 […]

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 […]

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 […]