Processors

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

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

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

Recently we saw AMD release their new lineup of FM2 APU processor units, codenamed Trinity. While their APU division were working hard on this, AMD’s desktop division ...

October 23, 2012 at 5:01 am by

AMD A8-5600k APU Processor Review

You won’t normally find us taking a look at processors, even though we use them daily in our tests when looking at the huge array of motherboards from brands such as ...

October 3, 2012 at 10:06 pm by

Ivy Bridge and changing the Thermal Interface Material

Ivy Bridge offers the best clock per clock performance of any consumer processor to date and exceeds Sandy Bridge by 5 to 15% in performance at equivalent speeds. Yet this ...

September 6, 2012 at 12:49 pm by

Intel Core i7 3960X Extreme Edition CPU Processor Review

We have to try and stay impartial at eTeknix when it comes to competative brands. We give a fair share to everyone and let their products do the talking and this is the key ...

November 14, 2011 at 10:49 am by


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