Intel Core i5-11400F Review – The Best Rocket Lake

The Core i5-11400F is Intel’s most affordable Rocket Lake processor. While its multiplier is locked, you can still adjust the power limit. Once we did that, the CPU ran over 15% faster and almost matched the Core i5-11600K. We also made an interesting …

The Core i5-11400F is Intel's most affordable Rocket Lake processor. While its multiplier is locked, you can still adjust the power limit. Once we did that, the CPU ran over 15% faster and almost matched the Core i5-11600K. We also made an interesting discovery regarding Gear 1 vs. Gear 2.

ASRock Radeon RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming D Review – The Fastest RX 6700 XT

The ASRock RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming D is the first factory overclocked card that’s actually faster than the AMD reference. All other competitors failed to deliver any performance gains. Not only out-of-the-box performance is good, overclocking is bett…

The ASRock RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming D is the first factory overclocked card that's actually faster than the AMD reference. All other competitors failed to deliver any performance gains. Not only out-of-the-box performance is good, overclocking is better than with any other RX 6700 XT, too.

ASRock Radeon RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming D Review – The Fastest RX 6700 XT

The ASRock RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming D is the first factory overclocked card that’s actually faster than the AMD reference. All other competitors failed to deliver any performance gains. Not only out-of-the-box performance is good, overclocking is bett…

The ASRock RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming D is the first factory overclocked card that's actually faster than the AMD reference. All other competitors failed to deliver any performance gains. Not only out-of-the-box performance is good, overclocking is better than with any other RX 6700 XT, too.

NVIDIA PCI-Express Resizable BAR Performance Test – 22 Games, 3 Resolutions, RTX 3090, 3080, 3070, 3060 Ti

PCI-Express Resizable BAR, pioneered by AMD, seems to be a magic bullet for unlocking additional double-digit FPS gains. NVIDIA finally released their implementation for GeForce Ampere cards. In our PCIe BAR review, we test the feature on RTX 3090, 308…

PCI-Express Resizable BAR, pioneered by AMD, seems to be a magic bullet for unlocking additional double-digit FPS gains. NVIDIA finally released their implementation for GeForce Ampere cards. In our PCIe BAR review, we test the feature on RTX 3090, 3080, 3070, and 3060 Ti in 22 games, at Full HD, 1440p, and 4K.

Intel Core i9-11900K Review – World’s Fastest Gaming Processor?

The Intel Core i9-11900K is the company’s Rocket Lake flagship. It uses the new Cypress Cove architecture and includes support for new instruction sets like AVX512 and DLBoost to speed up AI calculations. We run the processor through our new test suite…

The Intel Core i9-11900K is the company's Rocket Lake flagship. It uses the new Cypress Cove architecture and includes support for new instruction sets like AVX512 and DLBoost to speed up AI calculations. We run the processor through our new test suite, and also take a closer look at gaming performance, including frametimes.

Intel Core i5-11600K Review – Impressive Value

The Core i5-11600K is Intel’s mid-range entry using the Rocket Lake architecture. Our review confirms that it is a great alternative to AMD’s overpriced Ryzen 5 5600X, offering similar performance at almost $100 less. The 11660K is also fast enough to …

The Core i5-11600K is Intel's mid-range entry using the Rocket Lake architecture. Our review confirms that it is a great alternative to AMD's overpriced Ryzen 5 5600X, offering similar performance at almost $100 less. The 11660K is also fast enough to compete with last generation's 8-core i7-10700K.

Team Group T-Force Cardea IOPS 1 TB Review

The Team Group T-Force Cardea IOPS 1 TB SSD comes with two heatsink options: a super-thin heatspreader foil for laptops and other slim devices and a large metal heatsink that can soak up plenty of heat. We tested both, with surprisingly good results.

The Team Group T-Force Cardea IOPS 1 TB SSD comes with two heatsink options: a super-thin heatspreader foil for laptops and other slim devices and a large metal heatsink that can soak up plenty of heat. We tested both, with surprisingly good results.

Gigabyte Radeon RX 6700 XT Gaming OC Review

Gigabyte’s Radeon RX 6700 XT Gaming OC comes with a triple-fan, triple-slot cooler that achieves temperatures and noise levels that are better than the AMD RX 6700 XT reference design. Unlike many other cards, we saw good overclocking potential, better…

Gigabyte's Radeon RX 6700 XT Gaming OC comes with a triple-fan, triple-slot cooler that achieves temperatures and noise levels that are better than the AMD RX 6700 XT reference design. Unlike many other cards, we saw good overclocking potential, better than nearly every other RX 6700 XT we've tested so far.

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT Review

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT introduces the new Navi 22 GPU, which is optimized to take the fight to NVIDIA in the $500 segment. The RX 6700 XT in our review beats the RTX 3060 Ti with ease and achieves performance that rivals the more expensive RTX 3070,…

The AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT introduces the new Navi 22 GPU, which is optimized to take the fight to NVIDIA in the $500 segment. The RX 6700 XT in our review beats the RTX 3060 Ti with ease and achieves performance that rivals the more expensive RTX 3070, with lower fan noise.

ASUS Radeon RX 6700 XT STRIX OC Review

The ASUS Radeon RX 6700 XT STRIX OC has the best cooler of all the RX 6700 XT cards we’ve tested today. Temperatures are 20°C better than AMD’s own card! The STRIX also offers special features, like dual BIOS and two case fan headers that are synchroni…

The ASUS Radeon RX 6700 XT STRIX OC has the best cooler of all the RX 6700 XT cards we've tested today. Temperatures are 20°C better than AMD's own card! The STRIX also offers special features, like dual BIOS and two case fan headers that are synchronized with the graphics card.