Category: CPUs

AMD Ryzen 7 4700G vs AMD Ryzen 7 3700X – New CPUs with integrated GPU will offer high-end CPU performance without the need of a discrete GPU

Several leaks have been coming out regarding the next generation of AMD's Ryzen 4000 ‘Renoir' APUs, which is the line-up of CPUs with an integrated GPU on the chip. While Intel has offered this functionality as default on many of their CPUs, AMD has traditional only used it on their affordable G-series chips. The current generation includes the 4-core 4-thread Ryzen 3 3200G which costs just £80 and tops out with the 4-core 8-thread Ryzen 5 3400G Processor which costs less than £140. Sale AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Processor (4C/8T, 6 MB cache, 4.2 GHz Max Boost) with Radeon...

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£530 Intel Core i9 10900K vs £410 AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Benchmarks & Pricing – What is the best CPU for gaming and general use

The eagerly anticipated Intel Core i9-10900K has finally had its review embargoes lifted, and retailers are listing it online to buy.  Since the launch of the AMD Ryzen chipsets, the arguments about which CPU is best has become increasingly heated. Typically, Intel has retained the top overall performance for gaming but often at a higher price point and lower multi-core performance elsewhere. With the launch of the i9 10900K, Intel have finally moved beyond 8-cores for their mainstream line-up, something which AMD jumped past last year with the launch of the Ryzen 9 3900X and 3950X. So how do...

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Intel Core i9-10900K vs AMD Ryzen 9 3950X Benchmark Shows just 4% single-core advantage

The new Intel Core i9-10900K is now official, sitting at the top of the lineup for the new Intel CPUs. The flagship Core i9-10900K is a fully unlocked chip with an integrated GPU. The CPU has multiple turbo boost frequencies with it topping out at an impressive 5.3Ghz As always with a new CPU launch Intel and AMD getting pitted against each other with fans of each side claiming one is better than the other. One titbit of information has recently leaked out from VideoCardz which shows the CPU performance of the i9-10900K in comparison with the previous generation...

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Intel Core i9-10900 vs AMD Ryzen 9 3900X & 3700X Benchmarks Compared – Intel engineering sample tested with disappointing results

Intel are due to launch i9-10900 10-core, 20-thread processor sometime in the near future, but a Hong Kong based YouTuber has managed to get their hand on what appears to be an engineering sample of the new CPU. This is the low-TDP version of the 10-core CPU coming in at just 65W which matches the AMD Ryzen 7 3000 models but comes in well under the 105W of the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X. The new Intel Core i9-10900 is based on the new LGA 1200 socket and XFastest ran the CPU through a series of benchmarks including Cinebench R15,...

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Intel Core I9-10980HK Vs Core I9-9980HK vs AMD Ryzen 7 4700U Compared – New Geekbench listings show how the latest Intel & AMD laptop CPUs perform

At CES 2020, Intel announced that they will be introducing the new 10th Gen Comet Lake-H series line-up with options for the Core i9, Core i7 & Core i5 family. The new CPUs will run at  45W TDPs and would feature even higher clocks than before with the Core i7 options hitting 5.0 GHz+ clocks and possibly higher with the Core i9 Similarly, AMD announced the new 3rd Gen Ryzen 4000 CPU family including low-power 15W & high-end 45W SKUs, offering up to 8 cores and 16 threads. These new CPUs will be based on the latest 7nm Zen...

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Thermaltake Floe RC360 & RC240 ARGB Liquid All In One CPU & RAM Cooler Kit

Thermaltake have been producing some of the best AIO liquid coolers on the market in recent years, and for anyone that like RGB you will find no better. Last year they expanded into the RAM market with the typical Thermaltake RGB flair. This also included their new WaterRam RGB Liquid Cooling Memory. They have no combined their AIO cooling technology and developed the worlds first AIO cooler that cools both the CPU and RAM. The new AIO cooler falls under the Floe branding and comes in a 240mm model or 360mm model, called RC240 and RC360 respectively. The Floe...

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AMD Threadripper 3990X doubles the cores & L3 cache of 3970X with an overclocked EPYC 7702P. Charges you $3990

Remember when Intel HEDT CPUs cost thousands and the AMD Threadripper range was an affordable solution? The tide has now changed, but the AMD Threadripper 3990X does justify its cost by offering a specification far beyond anything within the consumer space and being a couple of grand cheaper than its EPYC 7702P counterpart. The EPYC 7702P is listed as being $4450 but if you were to buy it from Scan you will pay £5,499.98. In the US, Newegg lists it as $4,783.99. The new 3990X is basically an overclocked EPYC 7702P with the same 64 Core 128 Thread count...

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AMD Ryzen 7 4700U APU vs 3700u vs Intel I7-1065G7 – AMD Ryzen 4000 Zen 2 Renoir gets leaked and benchmarked

Now all the desktop CPUs have been upgraded to Zen 2 it is time for the laptop and integrated graphics desktop chips to receive some Zen 2 love. The new CPUs move from the 12nm Zen+ core architecture to the 7nm Zen 2 cores and also feature a more modern Vega GPU with an enhanced feature set that is close to the Radeon VII than the Radeon RX Vega 64. The number of unique SKUs for the Ryzen 4000 range is extensive, with 28 reported chips split into eight 15W & six 45W SKUs. Then there are 14 desktop...

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X vs Intel Core i9-10980XE Benchmarks Compared – AMD dominates for content creators

With AMD and Intel launching their latest HEDT processors has AMD continued to embarrass Intel, or is the new (semi) affordable 10980XE the best HEDT processor? Pricing & Options With the latest processors, Intel has options going from a 10-core 10900X with a price of £609.98 up to the Core i9 10980XE Extreme with 18 Cores, 36 Threads for £1,099.99. On the other hand, AMD has just two HEDT processors with the Threadripper 3960X which has 24 cores and 48 thread priced at £1,349.99 or the 32-core 3970X for £1,899.98. So this is a bit of a shift in...

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AMD Ryzen 9 3950X vs Intel Core i9-10980XE – AMD 16-core easily beats Intel 18-core CPU in Single-Core & Multi-Core Geekbench Benchmarks

Intel has not been having the best of times as of late and with the launch of the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X plus the two new AMD Threadripper processors, things are getting worse in the latest benchmark leaks. The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is a mainstream chip using the AM4 socket one X570/X470 motherboard, with a price of $750 is not exactly cheap but the chip will likely be used as an alternative to the more expensive Threadripper platform. This CPU has a base frequency of 3.5 GHz and boosts to an incredibly fast 4.7 GHz which makes this...

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AMD Zen 2 Threadripper 24 core 3960X & 32-Core 3970X show up to 54% & 90% performance gains over Intel i909980XE

Yesterday AMD finally announced that its Ryzen 9 3950X will be shipping on November 25th priced at $749 though there has not been any UK pricing revealed, the US pricing is 50% more than the 3900X which works out at around £825. More importantly, AMD announced the latest Zen 2 Threadripper HEDT processors. At the moment there are only two announced with the 24 core 3960X and 32-Core 3970X. Sadly there was no word on chips with more cores, but it is possible they will release processors up to 64-cores in the future. Threadripper is based on the same layout as Rome-based EPYC...

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Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake Leaked – Core i9-10900 vs Core i9-9900 vs AMD Ryzen 9 3900 – How does Comet Lake-S stack up?

New information covering the entire 10th Generation desktop CPU family, ranging from each specific SKU to the platform itself has been published by Wccftech. The new generation of chips sees Intel up the core count by 2 over the i9-9900 but what else is new and how does the new range compare to the previous generation and its AMD counterparts? Comet Lake-S is the official codename for the mainstream desktop, this will be the 6th iteration of the 14nm  fabrication process, with 10nm not arriving until 2020 and AMD on 7nm. Related Content AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs AMD...

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