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Ryzen For The Masses: A Look At AMD’s Ryzen 5 1600X & 1500X Processors

by Rob Williams on April 24, 2017 in Processors

With our Ryzen 7 review, we found that AMD had released three powerhouse CPUs, chips able to do proper battle against the competition – and in many cases, win. Now, we have Ryzen 5. Will we see the same kind of bang-for-the-buck with these chips as we did with Ryzen 7? Obviously, there’s only one way to find out!

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An In-depth Look At AMD’s Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X & 1700 Processors

by Rob Williams on April 13, 2017 in Processors

To call AMD’s Ryzen family of processors highly anticipated would be an understatement. The market has been craving innovation in the CPU space for some time. With a trio of competitively priced desktop chips configured with 8 cores that have experienced major IPC boosts over past chips, all of that waiting has paid off.

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Intel Kaby Lake Core i7-7700K Performance & Z270 Chipset Overview

by Jamie Fletcher on January 3, 2017 in Processors

Intel’s latest 7th generation CPUs were launched a couple months back with a focus on the mobile markets. Today, Kaby Lake finally comes to the desktop with eager hands awaiting. A new platform is introduced with the Z270 chipset, new overclocking features, Optane Memory, and an unlocked i3 CPU. Read on as we put the flagship Core i7-7700K under review!

Intel Starts 7th Gen Core Launch With Kaby Lake & Greater Focus On Power Efficiency

by Jamie Fletcher on September 1, 2016 in Processors

Intel has this week announced its 7th generation Core processors, codenamed Kaby Lake. This launch is a little different for Intel, as Kaby Lake is neither a “tick” nor “tock”. Instead, it’s an in-between release that focuses on refinement, and will hold us over until Cannonlake arrives. Let’s see what it’s made of.

A Look At AMD’s Wraith Cooler & Platform Updates

by Rob Williams on February 2, 2016 in Cooling, Processors

It’s not often that we’re treated to a CPU cooler update from AMD, so it was with great interest that we checked out its Wraith in action at last month’s CES. We’ve now been able to poke and prod the cooler over the past week in our lab, and cover everything important about it here. For good measure, we also tackle platform updates.

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