Processors

intel-12th-gen-core-alder-lake-sThe embargo on independent reviews of the Alder Lake-S desktop series has officially lifted.  Now available from retailers, the six unlocked desktop processors are the first based on Intel’s performance hybrid architecture featuring a combination of Performance-cores (P-cores), the highest performing CPU core Intel has built, and Efficient-cores (E-cores), designed for scalable multi-threaded workload performance. We have gathered a number of reviews on the new 12th Gen processors, and they are featured via the links below.

Intel Core i9-12900K and Core i5-12600K

Intel Core i7-12700K

 

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intel-core-i9-Rocket-lake-sIntel today have officially launched its news 11th Generation Core processor family, given the internal name ‘Rocket Lake’,  led by the flagship Intel Core i9-11900K. Reaching speeds of up to 5.3 GHz with Intel Thermal Velocity Boost, the Intel Core i9-11900K delivers even more performance to gamers and PC enthusiasts. We have gathered a number of reviews featuring the Intel Core i9-11900K and Core i5-11600K and the Core i7-11700K processors. Check them out via the links below.

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amd-zen-3Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) introduced the highly anticipated AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processor lineup powered by the new “Zen 3” architecture. Offering up to 16 cores, 32 threads and 72 MB of cache in the top-of-the-line AMD Ryzen 9 5950X, AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors dominate in heavily threaded workloads1 and power efficiency2, while the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X processor offers up to a 26% generational uplift in gaming performance3. With extensive improvements throughout the core including a unified 8-core complex with direct access to 32MB L3 cache, the new AMD “Zen 3” core architecture delivers a 19% generational increase in instructions per cycle (IPC)4, the largest since the introduction of “Zen” processors in 2017.

Our commitment with each generation of our Ryzen processors has been to build the best PC processors in the world. The new AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors extend our leadership from IPC4, power efficiency2 to single-core5, multi-core performance1 and gaming6,” said Saeid Moshkelani, senior vice president and general manager, client business unit, AMD. “Today, we are extremely proud to deliver what our community and customers have come to expect from Ryzen processors – dominant multi-core1 and single-core performance5 and true gaming leadership6 – all within a broad ecosystem of motherboards and chipsets that are drop-in ready for AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Desktop Processors.

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ryzen-logo-xtAMD has released its three new additions to the 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen desktop processor family – the AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT, AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT and AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT processors. Introducing XT branding for the first time to the Ryzen family of processors, the new AMD Ryzen 3000XT desktop processors are purpose-built to maximize performance under any workload. Expanding on the award-winning 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processor family, 3000XT series desktop processors are optimized with higher boost frequencies to deliver elite-level performance that dominates gaming and content creation. A large number of reviews are now ready for your inspection. Click on the links below to read the many reviews now available.

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intel-core-i9-10980xe-cascade-lake-cpuIntel has released its new 10th generation 18-core Core i9 10980XE processor. The latest reviews are now available on this latest Cascade Lake-X processor.  We have gathered a number of reviews on the new Core i9 10980XE CPU, which you can check from the links provided below.

 

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amd-ryzen-threadripperAMD has released their 3rd Generation Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and 3970X  processors. AMD has also lifted the review embargo, so a number of websites have released their reviews of these two latest CPUs from AMD. We have gathered a number of reviews on the new 3rd Generation Ryzen Threadripper 3960X and 3970X processors, which you can check from the links provided below.

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intel-core-i5-9600k-coffee-lake-cpuBy Nathan Kirsch @ Legit Reviews

As we wait for our AMD Ryzen 5 3600X processor to arrive for testing we wanted to and take a look at its main competitor, the Intel Core i5-9600K 6-core processor. The Intel Core i5-9600K is currently priced at $249.89 shipped, which is slightly lower than the $279 price tag it had when it first came out in November 2018. The Intel Core i5-9600K that we are going to be looking at today is a retail boxed processor that was ordered in from Amazon and shipped directly to us. This specific CPU has six cores/six threads (no Hyper-Threading), a base frequency of 3.7 GHz, a max turbo frequency of 4.6 GHz, and a TDP of 95W. It supports up to 128GB of RAM and has Intel UHD Graphics 630 integrated graphics built-in.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOn July 7th AMD launched its first AM4 processors based on 7nm Zen2 architecture. Built on power-efficient 7nm-based processors, the new 3rd Gen Ryzen Desktop Processors enable ultimate performance, power efficiency, and core counts across single-thread and multi-thread workloads. There are a number of reviews now available, showcasing the new Ryzen 3000 series of processors. Click on the links below to check out AMD’s latest Intel fighters.

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amd-2nd-gen-ryzen-threadripperAMD today announced the release of the 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors, featuring the new 2990WX processor with 32 cores and 64 threads, along with the 16-core, 32-thread AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X processor. We have collected a number of reviews on AMD’s new 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, and you can read them via the links provided below.

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amd-2nd-gen-ryzenAMD today announced the global availability of its 2nd Generation Ryzen Desktop processors, starting with four models optimized for gamers, creators, and hardware enthusiasts: Ryzen 7 2700X, Ryzen 7 2700, Ryzen 5 2600X, and Ryzen 5 2600 processors. Building on the original award-winning 2017 “Zen” architecture, the 2nd Gen Ryzen processors combine the improved “Zen+” core with other major performance, feature, and platform advancements. We have collected a number of reviews on AMD’s new 2nd Gen Ryzen Desktop CPU’s, and you can read them via the links provided below.

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