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.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Review

Ryzen 9 5950X is AMD’s flagship 16-core, 32-thread monster. It offers outstanding application performance, your productivity tasks will complete faster than before. Thanks to the Zen 3 IPC advantage, it also excels in gaming, even winning against Intel…

Ryzen 9 5950X is AMD's flagship 16-core, 32-thread monster. It offers outstanding application performance, your productivity tasks will complete faster than before. Thanks to the Zen 3 IPC advantage, it also excels in gaming, even winning against Intel's Core i9-10900K.

How is Intel Beating AMD Zen 3 Ryzen in Gaming?

Our Ryzen 5000 Zen 3 launch day reviews saw unexpected gaming FPS results, which many questioned. In this article we will investigate the results in more detail, and do more testing to figure out what’s going on. The results are surprising, and set thi…

Our Ryzen 5000 Zen 3 launch day reviews saw unexpected gaming FPS results, which many questioned. In this article we will investigate the results in more detail, and do more testing to figure out what's going on. The results are surprising, and set things right in the battle AMD vs Intel.

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Review

The Ryzen 9 5900X dominates Intel’s Core i9-10900K in our testing because of AMD’s massive IPC improvements. At $550, this processor is certainly not cheap, but it offers so much more performance, especially single-threaded, that AMD has a clear winner…

The Ryzen 9 5900X dominates Intel's Core i9-10900K in our testing because of AMD's massive IPC improvements. At $550, this processor is certainly not cheap, but it offers so much more performance, especially single-threaded, that AMD has a clear winner on their hands.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X Review

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is built using just one CCD, which eliminates a lot of latencies and bottlencks in the multi-core topology. We also saw it boost close to 5 GHz regularly, out of the box, without any overclocking. This one-two-punch combination he…

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800X is built using just one CCD, which eliminates a lot of latencies and bottlencks in the multi-core topology. We also saw it boost close to 5 GHz regularly, out of the box, without any overclocking. This one-two-punch combination helped it beat the 5900X in gaming and several other tests.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review

Six Zen 3 cores beating eight Zen 2 Cores? That’s exactly what’s happening with the Ryzen 5 5600X. AMD’s massive IPC gain helped it overcome a two-core deficitm, even in productivity tests. The Ryzen 5 5600X redefines what you really need for a high-en…

Six Zen 3 cores beating eight Zen 2 Cores? That's exactly what's happening with the Ryzen 5 5600X. AMD's massive IPC gain helped it overcome a two-core deficitm, even in productivity tests. The Ryzen 5 5600X redefines what you really need for a high-end gaming PC.

Intel Core i9-10850K Review – Just as Good as 10900K

The Intel Core i9-10850K is the company’s latest Comet Lake processor. It’s just 100 MHz slower than the 10900K flagship, but much more affordable, and with better availability. In our Core i9-10850K review we’re taking a close look at both gaming and …

The Intel Core i9-10850K is the company's latest Comet Lake processor. It's just 100 MHz slower than the 10900K flagship, but much more affordable, and with better availability. In our Core i9-10850K review we're taking a close look at both gaming and application performance to determine whether it's a good alternative to 10900K.

Intel Core i9-10900 Review – Fail at Stock, Impressive when Unlocked

In our Core i9-10900 review we’re taking a close look at what can be gained from unlocking the power limit of this 65 W processor. Results are impressive: up to 40% faster apps and performance that rivals the Core i9-10900K at much lower pricing, but h…

In our Core i9-10900 review we're taking a close look at what can be gained from unlocking the power limit of this 65 W processor. Results are impressive: up to 40% faster apps and performance that rivals the Core i9-10900K at much lower pricing, but heat output is increased, too.

AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT Review

The Ryzen 9 3900XT is the flagship of the new AMD Ryzen XT series. It comes with higher boost clocks and can sustain them better, which helps with single-threaded workloads. In our Ryzen 9 3900XT review, we also saw better overclocking and lower temper…

The Ryzen 9 3900XT is the flagship of the new AMD Ryzen XT series. It comes with higher boost clocks and can sustain them better, which helps with single-threaded workloads. In our Ryzen 9 3900XT review, we also saw better overclocking and lower temperatures than on the original Ryzen 9 3900X.