Processors

Intel Core i7 5960X “Haswell-E” Processor Review Featuring The Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5

Introduction & What’s New?   The Intel Core i7 5960X, codename Haswell-E, is probably 2014’s worst kept secret. As I am writing this review the full ...

August 29, 2014 at 5:00 pm by

Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 “Ivy Bridge-EP” Processor Review

Introduction When it comes to x86 processors of pure unadulterated power Intel’s high-end Xeon platforms are the only way to go. Intel’s “EP” ...

August 11, 2014 at 7:50 am by

4 Generations Of The AMD APU: How Much Progress Has Been Made?

Introduction Cast your mind back to mid-2011 when AMD released its first “APU”. Back then “APU” (Accelerated Processing Unit) was a term not many of ...

August 7, 2014 at 8:08 am by

AMD A10-7800 “Kaveri” APU Review

Introduction & What’s New? In January 2014 AMD unveiled its latest generation of accelerated processing units dubbed “Kaveri”. The range was formed of ...

July 31, 2014 at 1:01 pm by

Intel Core i7 4790K “Devil’s Canyon” Processor Review

Introduction & What’s New? Intel released its Devil’s Canyon CPUs at the start of this month in time for this year’s Computex event. Sadly we were ...

July 1, 2014 at 12:45 pm by

AMD “Kabini” AM1 Athlon 5350 APU (FS1b) Review – Winning at sub-$60?

Introduction Today we are looking at AMD’s new AM1 platform and given that I am writing with the realms of a traditional “tech enthusiast” website ...

April 9, 2014 at 4:53 pm by

The Ultimate AMD Kaveri Review: A10-7850K, A10-7700K and A8-7600

Introduction If you follow our website and the technology industry more broadly then you may have heard a lot about Kaveri since it was officially launched on January 14th ...

February 25, 2014 at 4:54 pm by

Intel Xeon E3-1230Lv3 1.8GHz Quad Core “Haswell” 25W CPU Review

Introduction Intel’s Xeon E3-1230Lv3 CPU has been a hotly anticipated processor for a wide variety of target audiences – home users, office users, small business ...

December 4, 2013 at 7:54 am by

Intel Core i7 4960X Extreme Edition Processor Review

Introduction   Ever since Intel released Ivy Bridge to the LGA 1155 platform, LGA 2011 owners were wondering when they would see High End Desktop (HEDT) processors based ...

September 3, 2013 at 7:57 am by

AMD A10-6800k & A10-6700 ‘Richland’ APU Review

It’s been a busy time of year in the CPU market, with Haswell now on sale and making its stand as one mighty processor for its size, it’s time for AMD to release their ...

July 1, 2013 at 8:54 am by

Intel Core i7 4770K “Haswell” Processor Review

The build-up to the launch of Intel’s fourth generation of core processors, codename Haswell, has been extensive. To my recollection this has got to be one of the most ...

June 1, 2013 at 3:01 pm by

AMD FX-4130 Black Edition Processor Review

Mid last year, AMD announced that they were going to be giving their FX line of CPUs a little boost of energy and a little face lift to rekindle their budget appeal and ...

March 29, 2013 at 8:58 am by

AMD A10-5800k APU Processor Review

After looking at the budget friendly A8-5600k, we take a look at its big brother; the A10-5800k.

November 1, 2012 at 1:10 am by

AMD FX-8350 (AM3+) Piledriver Processor Review

Can AMD learn from their mistakes and offer more performance while keeping the price affordable with the new FX-8350?

October 23, 2012 at 5:01 am by

AMD A8-5600k APU Processor Review

With an updated feature set and specifications, can the new Trinity A8-5600k perform?

October 3, 2012 at 10:06 pm by