Threadripper Second Generation
13 Aug

AMD Threadripper 2nd Generation Release

AMD releases another milestone in the high-end desktop (HEDT) market pushing cores to 32 and threads to 64 with their Threadripper 2 2990WX, 2970WX, 2950X and 2920X processors.

Intel 9th Generation Coffee Lake Refresh
03 Jul

Intel Reveals 9th Generation Coffee Lake Refresh

Intel releases specification information for 9th Generation Coffee Lake refresh. We dug through the specifications document to pull the details of each mainstream desktop processor.

Intel Spectre Hardening Microcode
03 Jul

Intel Releases Spectre Hardening Microcode Update

On the heels of additional Spectre and Meltdown based exploits, Intel releases new microcode hardening information dating back to first Intel Core series Westmere.

Computex 2018
08 Jun

Computex 2018: What Should I Know?

What is Computex? Well, to keep it simple, it's an incredibly large technology trade show where manufacturers show new products and concepts to the public. Historically, you shouldn't expect actual product launches, but you can expect details about upcoming product launches. This year was no different and beyond the normal innovations (thinking more RGB stuff), we got new product details from both AMD and Intel.

Intel Anniversary Edition i7-8086K CPU
05 Jun

Intel Announces Anniversary Edition 8086K CPU

Intel will be hitting its 50th anniversary on July 18th and to commemorate this special occasion, it has decided to create an Anniversary Edition i7-8086K processor in limited quantities. Along with this launch, Intel has created a sweepstake for a chance to win your very own!

Ryzen Second Generation: Pinnacle Ridge
19 Apr

AMD Launches Second Generation Zen: 2700X, 2700, 2600X, and 2600

AMD officially launched their second generation Zen based processors codenamed "Pinnacle Ridge" as the successor to the popular "Summit Ridge" first generation.  This includes the new Ryzen 7 2700(X) and Ryzen 5 2600(X) series of processors.  We provide the new specs on these processors and some information on utilizing the 3XX series motherboards from first generation Ryzen CPUs.

26 Feb

New Budget King: Welcome AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G

AMD has has finally launched their new APUs, codenamed Rave Ridge which provides both Vega and Ryzen archtiectures.  These new APUs just might be the gaming price/performance hero we needed!

Intel 8th Generation Desktop Processors Launch
03 Oct

Intel 8th Generation Desktop Processors Launch

We take a quick look at the released information on Intel's 8th Geneartion of desktop processors.  Introducing the Core i7-8700k, i7-8700, i5-8600k, i5-8400, i3-8350k, i3-8100 processors and their specifications for your buying considerations.

Cryorig H5 Universal: Review
06 Sep

Cryorig H5 Universal: Review

We took one of the latest budget friendly Cryorig H5 Universal cooler and put it to the test.  Paired with our Intel i7-6700k at an overclock of 4.6GHz, how well can this single fan cooler keep up?

AMD Threadripper
30 Aug

AMD HEDT Chip: Threadripper makes a huge splash!

This huge little chip, made a big splash!  AMD's Threadripper is officially here and we wanted to make sure you knew what that really means  Find out how many cores and features this HEDT/Workstation CPU has to offer.