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AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Assessment

The Ryzen 5 5600G will hit the retail market for $ 259 as the cheapest part with the Zen 3 architecture. You also get the Wraith stealth cooler in the small box, which is a pretty interesting offer. But first a little context … Last month we tested the Ryzen 7 5700G, the other APU […]

Ryzen 7 vs. Core i7: Revisiting the 2700X vs. 8700Ok

To review the battle between the Core i7-8700K and Ryzen 7 2700X, let's compare today's data with 2018 data to see if one of the two CPUs has aged better. In addition, we will run benchmarks alongside the new Core i7-11700K and Ryzen 7 5800X so that owners of the older Core i7 and Ryzen […]

AMD Ryzen 7 5700G APU Overview: Radeon GPU Inside

Today we're looking at the new … or not-so-new Ryzen 7 5700G. This CPU was released in April, but only for use in OEM systems. Then AMD said last month that they would hit the general market along with the 5600G in August next month. We've been trying to get one of these APUs for […]

Intel Core i9 11980HK Evaluate: The Quickest Tiger Lake CPU

Today we're taking a look at the Core i9-11980HK, the fastest processor Intel has in its Tiger Lake H45 range. A few weeks ago we tested the new Core i7-11800H, which impressed with performance improvements over Intel parts of the previous generation, but ended up with mixed feelings. The i7-11800H couldn't outperform AMD's equivalent Ryzen […]

Ryzen 7 5800X vs. Core i7-11700Okay vs. Ryzen 7 2700X

Today we're taking an updated look at the gaming performance of the Ryzen 7 2700X and comparing it to more modern 8-core, 16-thread CPUs like the Ryzen 7 5800X and Intel Core i7-11700K. The 2700X is a CPU that we liked very much for productivity tasks, but wasn't entirely convinced of its gaming performance. At […]

CPU and GPU Availability and Pricing Replace: June 2021

Here is our monthly update on the Computer Hardware Market to see the latest trends in CPU and GPU prices. The situation of terrible availability and high prices continues, but let's hope we have some good news about where the market is headed and what happened over the past month. One change for this month's […]

Not Intel, Not AMD: Various CPU Architectures from Across the World

It's easy to think of desktop CPU memory as a duopoly: on the one hand, Intel has 12th with this year's Alder Lake parts, and on the other, you have a resurgent AMD that spans successive Ryzen generations Has made massive improvements in the number of IPCs and cores. In the consumer CPU area, it's […]

New Predator Gaming Screens Are Giant, Quick, and Costly

Acer is back with three new monitors in the Predator range – and these look like serious contenders for the best monitors you can play on. The displays in question are the Predator X28, X38 S, and the CG437K S, the last of which is a massive 42.5-inch gaming panel with HDMI 2.1 support. Of […]

How To Watch Nvidia’s Computex 2021 Keynote

Nvidia will be joining some of the biggest names in the PC industry at Computex this year. Like recent conferences during the global pandemic, the weeklong Computex show in Taipei will be a virtual event where PC fans can catch some of the biggest trends, news and announcements from their living room. Nvidia's presence at […]

The right way to Watch Intel’s Computex 2021 Keynote

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger Walden Kirsch / Intel Corporation Intel announced that it will hold its own keynote at this year's Computex conference. Although the conference is scheduled to begin June 1st and last through June 5th this year, Intel's keynote will be held one day before local time to get things started. As with […]