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Intel’s ‘Skylake’ Core i7-6700K: A Performance Look

by Jamie Fletcher on August 19, 2015 in Processors

Intel’s latest generation of CPUs, Skylake, is put under test, starting with the gamer and overclock friendly i7-6700K. Find out how it compares to the also recently released desktop Broadwell 5775C and the now aging 4770K. With a higher clock speed and the switch to DDR4, does Skylake bring enough to the table to convince Ivy & Sandy Bridge users to upgrade?

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A Preview Of Intel’s First Skylake Processors & Z170 Chipset

by Jamie Fletcher on August 5, 2015 in Processors

Hot on the heels of the Broadwell desktop launch, Intel releases the first wave of its 6th-gen Core processor line-up. Codenamed Skylake, these CPUs are targeted at gamers and overclockers, and based on what we’ve seen, they could become the first truly tempting CPU upgrade in quite some time for those who swear off the need for a CPU upgrade.

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AMD’s FX-8320E: The Right Answer For The Gamer On A Budget?

by Matthew Harris on April 6, 2015 in Processors

Released this past fall, AMD’s FX-8320E processor promises to deliver a lot of processing power for those on a budget. It sports eight cores, and as a Black Edition, its overclocking capabilities are unrestricted. But is that enough to make this the best go-to budget processor, especially for gamers?

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Core i7-5960X Extreme Edition Review: Intel’s Overdue Desktop 8-Core Is Here

by Rob Williams on August 29, 2014 in Processors

In late 2011, I wagered that Intel would follow-up its i7-3960X with an eight-core model within the year. That didn’t happen. Instead, we have had to wait nearly three years since that release to finally see an eight-core Intel desktop chip become a reality. Now for the big question: Was the company’s Core i7-5960X worth the wait?

Intel Core i7 Six-Core IHS

Intel Core i7-4960X Extreme Edition Review

by Rob Williams on September 25, 2013 in Processors

Intel’s latest processor series has arrived, and we’re looking to find out if it becomes the company’s greatest. Compared to Intel’s latest mainstream part, Haswell, IV-E avails a quad-channel memory controller, a far more robust PCIe configuration, and the only place to get six-core parts. Are there other perks to be found? Let’s find out.

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