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We're only about a month and a half removed from when AMD's beastly Ryzen 9 5950X processor fell to an all-time low at $599, as we featured in our Zen 3 deals blowout roundup at the time. Well, it's priced even lower now, and if you're choosing more cores over stacked cache, AMD's flagship chip is an even more... Read more...
Apple is making some big performance claims related to its newly minted M1 Ultra chip, which is essentially a pair of M1 Max chips fused together. Will they stand up to scrutiny in the reviews circuit? Only time will tell, but as we wait to find out, a leaked benchmark run of the M1 Ultra highlights some impressive... Read more...
It looks like AMD is having a blowout sale of sorts on its Ryzen 5000 series processors, through its retail partners. Not that Zen 3 is being discontinued or anything (we still have several months before Zen 4 arrives). However, there are some deep discounts at play right now, the most enticing of which applies to its... Read more...
It is often said that records are meant to broken, like when Steph Curry overtook Ray Allen to become the NBA's all-time three-point leader last week. Every once in a while, however, records end up in a tie. Such is the case with Cinebench R20. One of the world's top-ranked overclockers, Allen 'Splave' Golibersuch... Read more...
Eurocom is claiming its brand new Nightsky ARX315 laptop is the "king of the hill" and looking at the beastly specifications, it's hard to argue otherwise. The only real point of dispute is whether this is a high-performance "Superlapop!" as advertised, or a desktop masquerading as a notebook. In actuality, it's a... Read more...
The war is on, and consumers are winning. In this CPU battle, the second volley has been sent. The first was the well-received launch of the Intel Alder Lake CPU family. We found the Core i9-12900K and the Core i5-12600K to be impressive desktop processors worthy of our Recommended stamp. However, the competition... Read more...
The CPU wars are not coming to an end anytime soon, and instead, we can expect some interesting skirmishes in the months and years ahead. It starts with Intel's next-gen Alder Lake launch that is now right around the bend. Early leaks have mostly been encouraging, including the latest one that shows a Core i9-12900K... Read more...
We have a roundup of some excellent tech deals for you today, which just might tickle your fancy if you're in the market. There are some well-rounded discounts on the iPad mini, Apple gift cards, the flagship AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Zen 3 processor, and more. Kicking things off is the iPad mini, which is Apple's smallest... Read more...
Not every performance leak related to Alder Lake has been super encouraging, but this latest one certainly falls into that category. It showcases the upcoming Core i9-12900K in Geekbench, and both the single-threaded and multi-threaded scores are nothing short of impressive. They also seemingly highlight why the OS... Read more...
What will Intel's upcoming Alder Lake CPUs bring to the performance spectrum? Perhaps a retaking of the crown against AMD's finest. That is getting waaaay ahead of things, but if you are pulling for Alder Lake to hoist Intel back on top, then you will be interested in the latest supposedly leaked benchmark run... Read more...
Intel's 11th generation Rocket Lake-S processors are on deck to launch during Q1 2021, and excitement is building. Leading up to the official launch, Intel has been dropping hints about the new processor family's performance compared to AMD's lineup of Ryzen processors. Today, Intel gives us a very early preview of... Read more...
There was little question, when we took a deep dive look at AMD's Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 9 5900X in our launch day review, we came away thoroughly impressed. Not only did AMD deliver on its promise of a significant performance lift in many areas, versus its previous gen Ryzen 3000 series, but we also realized better... Read more...
AMD's Ryzen 5000 family of Zen 3 processors launched last week, and as most were expecting, the reviews were overwhelmingly positive. While AMD didn't take the performance crown in every single benchmark, its lead in the majority of them was significant enough that Intel was seeing taillights the majority of the... Read more...
At long last, the Ryzen 5000 series has arrived, and as expected, it "sets a new performance bar," as Marco notes in his review of the Ryzen 9 5950X and Ryzen 9 5900X. Check it out for all of the delightful details, complete with a bevy of actual (read: not leaked!) benchmark results. As for overclocking, we saw some... Read more...
AMD made some bold claims when it unveiled the Zen 3-based Ryzen 5000 series during its event early last month. Terms like “historic IPC uplift”, “fastest for gamers”, and “leading power efficiency” -- among a few other superlatives -- were bandied about with impunity. Over the course of the announcement,... Read more...
November 5 will here in a jiffy, and so will a bevy of post-embargo benchmark scores and reviews. While we sit back and wait, the folks at SiSoftware have put together a Ryzen 9 5950X 'review' of sorts, based on scores uploaded to its SANDRA benchmarking database, and like everything else we have seen up to this... Read more...
Zen 3 is a force to be reckoned with, assuming the various benchmark leaks are even remotely accurate. Not that we are surprised—Zen 2 is one heck of a CPU architecture, so it stands to reason that Zen 3 will be as well. How much better is the question, and some newly leaked scores for a Ryzen 9 5950X may help answer... Read more...
If you are not already dreaming and drooling about the prospect of building a high-end PC around AMD's flagship Ryzen 9 5950X processor, some newly leaked benchmarks might just do it. Over on Geekbench (where else?), there exists a handful of benchmark runs showing the mighty processor nudging a little past... Read more...
November will be here before we know it, and with it comes the retail availability of AMD's latest generation Ryzen 5000 series, based on Zen 3. Then we will have a clear picture of whether the new chips truly deliver upon AMD's claimed 19 percent IPC (instructions per clock) uplift over Zen 2. As we wait, more... Read more...
You have questions, I have questions, we all have questions about AMD's recently announced Ryzen 5000 series, and specifically regarding how actual performance stacks up with the company's claim of a 19 percent IPC (instructions per clock) uplift over the Ryzen 3000 series. Reliable answers will have to wait until the... Read more...
One of the last places you would expect to see a Ryzen 5000 series desktop processor is inside a Mac system. Apple is even shifting away from x86 processors altogether, having announced plans to phase out its use of Intel CPUs in favor of its own custom processors based on ARM. So what is this business about a an... Read more...
Yowza! AMD made some bold claims during the unveiling of its Ryzen 5000 series, which will land on retail shelves next month. According to AMD, its upcoming Zen 3 chips are "the fastest gaming CPUs in the world," a boast that belonged to Intel up to this point. But is Zen 3 all that and a bag of sea salt and vinegar... Read more...
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