CPU Processors

by Mos Khan ·Posted
Building a PC is now more accessible than ever. There are many ways to find compatible parts, and a quality rig can typically last you longer than any console. As someone who, primarily, has been a console-based gamer for most of my run, I understand the perception that building a PC is intimidating or complex—so much so that I've gamed on consoles because I think they're as close to "plug-and-play" as is possible today. Luckily, however, building a PC is not as difficult as you might think; the hard part is doing the research and figuring out
by Steven Wong ·Posted
AMD continues to bring performance enhancements to content creators and gamers using socket AM4 motherboards. Built with the Zen 3, 7nm architecture, these four processors include the AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D, AMD Ryzen 5 5700,
by Mos Khan ·Posted
Building a PC is now more accessible than ever. There are many ways to find compatible parts, and a quality rig can typically last you longer than any console. As someone who, primarily, has been a console-based gamer for most of my run, I understand the perception that building a PC is intimidating or complex—so much so that I've gamed on consoles because I think they're as close to "plug-and-play" as is possible. Luckily, building a PC is not as difficult as you might think; the hard part is doing the research and figuring out what you want
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
Hundreds of new products were announced at CES 2024, including lots of exciting gear for content makers and other creatives. Here are some of the most exciting creator-friendly products. Monitors Big-name monitor manufacturers like Samsung and LG tend to go hard at CES, and this year’s tech showcase was no exception. Along with some
by William Min ·Posted
At CES 2024, AMD announced new AMD Ryzen 8000G Series processors for the AM5 platform, bringing the power of a dedicated AI neural processing unit (NPU) to desktop processors for the first time with Ryzen AI. These processors will deliver the performance needed by gamers, content creators, and others. The AMD Ryzen 8000G Series consists of four distinct processors. The most powerful of them is the Ryzen 7 8700G, which
by Steven Esposito ·Posted
Explore vast digital landscapes and immerse yourself in your favorite titles with MSI’s latest Vector 16 HX and Raider laptops. Leveraging Intel®’s 14th Gen processors and 40 Series NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics cards, gaming enthusiasts can experience their favorite titles whether
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Expanding on the 14th generation Core™ processor lineup, Intel® announced the launch of nine new CPUs that cover the Core™ i9, Core™ i7, Core
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Featuring the 5nm Zen 4 architecture, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO WX and Ryzen Threadripper 7000 Series desktop processors push performance to new levels. With these socket sTR5 processors installed in your professional workstation or high-end desktop (HEDT) computer
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Intel® brings gaming and multitasking experiences to a new level with the launch of the 14th Generation Core™ desktop processors. Available with or without integrated UHD 770 Graphics, the new Core™ i9, Core™ i7, and Core™ i5 CPUs deliver optimized performance using the Intel® 7 10nm process and Hybrid Core™ design while maintaining compatibility with LGA 1700 socket motherboards.
by Steven Wong ·Posted
AMD takes content creation, gaming, and computing experiences to new dimensions with the launch of the Ryzen 7000 series of desktop processors. Powered by the all-new Zen 4 architecture with the 5nm process, these processors are designed to deliver exceptional performance and high energy efficiency. How much better? Compared to the previous version, AMD’s 4.5 GHz Ryzen 7950X 16-core flagship processor shows up to a 29% single-
by Steven Wong ·Posted
AMD has made a significant expansion to its 5th and 4th generation Ryzen 7, 5, and 3 CPU models with the launch of six new desktop processors, most prominently with the announced launch date for the Ryzen 7 5800X3D processor, which is the first commercially available desktop CPU to feature AMD’s 3D V-Cache technology. Generally, the other announced CPUs are designed for budget-friendly builds that take full
by Mos Khan ·Posted
During Apple’s “Peek Performance” event, Tim Cook and company unveiled a treasure trove of new devices, including the insanely powerful Mac Studio and Studio Display, an upgraded iPad Air with Apple’s M1 chip, and some updated iPhone models, as well. Here’s everything that was everything at today’s product-packed showcase. Mac Studio with M1 Max/M1 Ultra Chip Arguably, the biggest reveal at today’s event was the introduction of the all-new Mac Studio and
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Intel® is taking content creation, gaming, and other high-end computing tasks to new dimensions with the launch of its 12th Generation Core™ i5, Core™ i7, and Core™ i9 desktop processors. Designed to
by Steven Wong ·Posted
AMD stepped into the next generation of high-performance computing power with the launch of the Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors. Featuring “Zen 3” 7nm architecture, the Ryzen 5 5600X, Ryzen 7 5800X, Ryzen 9 5900X, and
by Tim Chan ·Posted
With the arrival of 7th-generation Kaby Lake™ processors, Intel® has updated its Next Unit of Computing (NUC) line to provide Intel Optane™ memory support along with integrated Intel Iris Plus™ Graphics 650 and 640 chipsets, which offer 64MB of eDRAM for handling demanding video content. NUC kits are barebone ultra-compact systems that have processors preinstalled and offer you the ability to customize the amount of RAM and storage, as well as which operating system to install. To find out which one works best for your needs, let’s take a look