Processors

Intel Core i7-6700K & i5-6600K “Skylake” Processors Review

Introduction Skylake is finally here, after months of speculation that all leads up to a single date in the calendar. Based on the first truly successful 14nm process after ...

August 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

ASRock N3700-ITX Braswell SoC Motherboard Review

Introduction, Specifications and Packaging There comes a time for every enthusiasts when someone asks them to build a computer that is quiet, efficient, small and cheap. I ...

August 1, 2015 at 9:00 am by

ASRock N3150 Braswell Motherboard Round-up Review

Introduction and Specifications Integrated processors and motherboards aren’t really in the direct interest of the enthusiast, where the focus is more on; in the word of ...

July 22, 2015 at 3:55 pm by

AMD A8-7650k Kaveri APU Review

Introduction In January 2014 AMD unveiled its latest generation of accelerated processing units dubbed “Kaveri”. The range was formed of the A10-7850K flagship, ...

March 11, 2015 at 8:58 am by

AMD FX-8370E 95W “Piledriver” Octa-Core Processor Review

Introduction & What’s New? The 32nm “Vishera” processors from AMD have been around for a long-while; since October 2012 to be exact. Vishera was ...

September 22, 2014 at 7:55 am by

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

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