The AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D Review: A Simpler Slice of V-Cache For Gaming

In February, AMD released the first parts in its highly anticipated Ryzen 7000X3D series. This new line combines AMD's 3D V-Cache packaging with high-performance and highly efficient Zen 4...

53 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/5/2023

Lenovo Launches LOQ Tower 17IRB8: An Affordable Pre-Built With Intel 13th Gen

While many components used to build a new system have and are coming down in price (except graphics), it's an excellent time to build that new gaming PC. Going...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/24/2023

Intel Unveils vPro for 13th Gen Core Series: Enhanced Security For Raptor Lake

In a world that has seen various security breaches at several top companies and supposedly secure companies through hackers and exploiters, the onus isn't only on software developers to...

25 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/23/2023

ASUS Unveils TUF Gaming B760M-BTF WIFI D4 Motherboard: Reverse Mounted Connectivity

When done correctly and with patience, cable management can be a rewarding experience; for the most part, it's frustrating, especially for premium systems. Much of the onus has been...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/14/2023

AMD Announces Zen 4 EPYC Embedded 9004 Series: Up to 96 Cores With 1P and 2P Solutions

While AMD's portfolio of embedded products doesn't receive quite as much attention as it should, it's not a product lineup to be underestimated. AMD's "fourth platform" covers a surprisingly...

15 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/14/2023

G.Skill Zeta R5 DDR5 RDIMMs: Up to DDR5-6800 for Intel Xeon W-3400X and W-2400X

G.Skill has announced its first RDIMM memory products to the market, their Zeta R5 memory series. Designed for use with Intel's new Sapphire Rapids workstation processors, the Zeta R5...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/2/2023

The AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D Review: AMD's Fastest Gaming Processor

This week is the long-awaited launch of AMD's second generation of V-Cache equipped consumer chips, the Ryzen 7000X3D family. Aimed primarily at gamers, tomorrow morning AMD will be releasing...

123 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/27/2023

Intel Launches Xeon W-3400 and W-2400 Processors For Workstations: Up to 56 Cores and 112 PCIe 5.0 Lanes

For all of the singular focus that Intel has placed on its consumer Core desktop CPU parts in the last few years, you could be forgiven for thinking that...

62 by Gavin Bonshor on 2/15/2023

The Intel Core i9-13900KS Review: Taking Intel's Raptor Lake to 6 GHz

Back at Intel's Innovation 2022 event in September, the company let it be known that it had plans to release a '6 GHz' processor based on its Raptor Lake-S...

40 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/27/2023

Intel Unveils Core i9-13900KS: Raptor Lake Spreads Its Wings to 6.0 GHz

Initially teased by Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger during their Innovation 2022 opening keynote, Intel has unveiled its highly anticipated 6 GHz out-of-the-box processor, the Core i9-13900KS. The Core i9-13900KS...

103 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/12/2023

The AMD Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, and Ryzen 5 7600 Review: Zen 4 Efficiency at 65 Watts

In Q3 of last year, AMD released the first CPUs based on its highly anticipated Zen 4 architecture. Not only did their Ryzen 7000 parts raise the bar in...

55 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/9/2023

A Lighter Touch: Exploring CPU Power Scaling On Core i9-13900K and Ryzen 9 7950X

One of the biggest running gags on social media and Reddit is how hot and power hungry CPUs have become over the years. Whereas at one time flagship x86...

61 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/6/2023

AMD Unveils Ryzen 9 7950X3D, 7900X3D, and Ryzen 7 7800X3D, Up to 128 MB of L3 Cache And 5.7 GHz Boost

During Computex 22, AMD showcased its updated CPU roadmap going through 2024, which yielded some exciting propositions to the desktop processor market. One of those products highlighted was a...

48 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

AMD Announces Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700, and Ryzen 5 7600 Processors: Zen 4 at 65 W

During its keynote at CES 2023, Dr. Lisa Su, AMD's CEO, announced three new desktop processors based on its Zen 4 microarchitecture, the Ryzen 9 7900, Ryzen 7 7700...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

AMD Announces Ryzen Mobile 7045 HX-Series CPUs, Up to 16-Cores and 5.4 GHz for Laptops

While many companies such as Razer offer 'desktop' replacements in the form of very high-end and powerful gaming laptops, the silicon that goes into them not only needs to...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

CES 2023: HP Unveils Dragonfly G4 Notebook for Business

During CES 2023 in Las Vegas, HP announced the latest entry to its Dragonfly notebook series, the Dragonfly G4. Catering to SMIBs and business use in general, HP states...

10 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/4/2023

Intel Announces Gracemont-based N-Series Processors For Entry-Level Mobile and Desktop Systems

Although Intel's 13th Gen Core mobile announcement tends to steal the limelight away from many of its other product announcements, Intel has also announced four new SKUs from its...

31 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/3/2023

Intel Unveils 13th Gen Core Mobile Processors: Raptor Lake-HX, H, P, and U Series, Up To 24 Cores

Not just focused on their new 13th gen Core desktop chips, Intel this morning is also kicking off 2023 for its mobile customers in a big way with the...

38 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/3/2023

Intel Announces Non-K 13th Gen Core For Desktop: New 65 W and 35 W Processors

When Intel launches a new family of desktop processors, it typically unleashes its high-end unlocked SKUs first, including the K and KF models. Not only does this give users...

28 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/3/2023

Best Intel Motherboards: Holiday 2022

Since we posted our previous motherboard guides, there has been a couple of notable processor launches. Perhaps one of the most impressive of the aforementioned launches is Intel's 13th...

4 by Gavin Bonshor on 12/12/2022

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