Intel touts its 8th-generation Coffee Lake processors as their best gaming CPUs ever

Intel has announced its 8th-generation Coffee Lake processors for desktops, a new generation of CPUs headlined by the flagship six-core Intel Core i7-8700K. The Coffee Lake processors don’t launch until 5 October, but due to major leaks – including official presentation slides – Intel decided to properly make the information public ahead ...

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Ryzen Threadripper High-End Desktop Processors’ local pricing released

AMD has officially released two models of its highly anticipated Ryzen Threadripper high-end desktop processors, the Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and Ryzen Threadripper 1920X. Built around the new AMD x86 “Zen” core architecture, Ryzen Threadripper has already proven to be able to give Intel a big run for its money. Both ...

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The Radeon RX Vega 64 is the gaming enthusiast AMD card we’ve been waiting forever for

The wait for Vega is finally over. AMD today took the wraps off the Radeon RX Vega 64, one of its most highly-anticipated graphics cards in a long while. Today’s games are increasingly complex, and feature ever larger environments and worlds crammed full of lush detail. AMD set out to design a ...

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AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper processors are a dream for multi-threaded games

AMD has formally unveiled its Ryzen Threadripper processors, finally filling in the high-end desktop (HEDT) segment for its processors based on its new Zen architecture. Given that AMD had already unveiled details like clock speeds, price, and model names for the Threadripper 1950X and 1920X, there were few surprises at the announcement. That said, ...

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AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 3 processors are crazily affordable

AMD has formally unveiled its Ryzen 3 processors, the final piece of its Ryzen product stack that already includes its Ryzen 5 and 7 chips. The company pressured Intel with the latter processors that offered competitive multi-threaded performance for their price, and it’s continuing to do the same with Ryzen 3. The ...

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An Introduction to AMD Ryzen family

AMD’s Ryzen CPUs are attractive choices for those who require strong multi-threaded performance on a budget, going head-to-head against Intel Broadwell-E processors that cost twice as much. Yes, gaming performance is a little lackluster, especially at 1080p where the CPU tends to be the limiting factor. However, AMD says ...

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