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C-states: more power efficient CPU idle states explained

August 19, 2017 - 11:59 PM

Turning on C-states is a way to limit the power consumption of the processor when idling. In this article we explain, through benchmarks, which type of performance is impacted and how.

AMD Ryzen 5 vs. Intel Core i5 in games: the conclusion

August 9, 2017 - 02:13 AM

It's been on many people's mind since Ryzen's launch: the gaming performance of the new AMD processors. Many have speculated about it, however that's not our preferred MO: we found out which CPU line is really the best choice for gaming.

Intel Core i9 7900X Skylake-X & Core i7 7740X Kaby Lake-X review: rushed release raises the bar

June 19, 2017 - 09:00 AM

On the 19th of May, Intel introduced five new high-end desktop processers in the Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X series. We tested the lightning fast 10-core Core i9 7900X and absolutely superfluous quad-core Core i7 7740X

AMD A12-9800 Bristol Ridge APU (socket AM4) review

April 6, 2017 - 11:59 PM

The Bristol Ridge-series of APUs from AMD have yet to be released, however we've already been able to test the new flagship model extensively. Read more about it in this review!

[Pro] Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4 review: 10-core for a grand

March 22, 2017 - 12:59 AM

The introduction of Broadwell-E marked the release of the first 10-core consumer processor from Intel, however it turned out to be very expensive. An alternative is the 10-core Xeon E5-2640 v4, which we'll be taking a look at.

Intel Celeron G3920 processor review: Skylake for a trifle

July 6, 2016 - 04:24 AM

For a while now Intel also sells Skylake processors in its lowest positioned line for desktops. We tested a Celeron G3920, a processor anyone can get.

How to overclock Skylake processors

May 2, 2016 - 02:59 AM

Back in early August Intel introduced the Skylake generation of processors, including the overclockable K-series of CPUs. We are going to to tell you how to overclock these chips the best in this workshop.

Intel five generation IPC test: Broadwell, Haswell, Ivy Bridge, Sandy Bridge and Nehalem

August 19, 2015 - 11:17 AM

How much faster is Broadwell compared to the Haswell CPU when running at identical frequencies? We try to find out, as well as the gains on previous generations.

Intel Core i7 5775C review: Broadwell on your desktop

July 24, 2015 - 02:20 AM

With a gigantic delay, Intel introduces the first 5th generation Core or Broadwell processors for desktops. Is the Core i5 5775C still worth it at all with the next generation around the corner?

AMD vs. Intel: 57 processor megatest

July 14, 2015 - 02:39 AM

That the fastest processors are currently made by Intel is not really a secret, but what is the best choice when you want to spend up to £ 50, £100 or £150? To answer that question we conducted a megatest of 57 current AMD ans Intel CPUs. Dat Intel d...

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