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Intel Core i7 8700K / i5 8600K / i5 8400 'Coffee Lake' review: affordable six cores!

October 6, 2017 - 09:42 AM

The 8th generation Core-processor for the desktop, code name Coffee Lake, is a big step forward. For the first time there are mid-range processors with 6 cores. We tested the i7 8700K, i5 8600K and i5 8400.

Intel Core i9 7980XE / 7960X review: Intel back in the lead with 18 cores

September 27, 2017 - 09:00 AM

Intel takes up battle again with the new Skylake-X processors that have a maximum of 18 cores. Does Intel regain the lead with the Core i9 7980XE, after it was taken over by AMD Threadripper earlier this year?

Intel Core i3 7350K review: dual-core overclocking monster

August 23, 2017 - 11:59 PM

This Core i3 7350K is a unique model in the Kaby Lake lineup, an overclockable CPU for those that want to spend a bit less on a processor. Is it a niche product or an all-round good choice?

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.

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