AMD RX 6900 XT vs Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 – Navi 21 XT could have 2.33 GHz boost & 16 GB GDDR6 RAM but limited availability

Some good news and some bad news with the upcoming AMD GPU launch. I will get the bad out of the way first. The flagship RX 6900 XT is expected to be exclusive to AMD at launch and will be available in limited quantities. So if you are looking for RTX 3080 levels of performance … Read more

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i9-10900K – The World’s Best Gaming CPU (according to AMD) comes with a new higher price

It has been an exciting time for PC gamers recently, the new RTX 3000 series has shaken up the GPU market (if you can buy one), now AMD Zen 3 is here, and in a few weeks Radeon RX 6000. The Ryzen series of CPUs has been an amazing turning point for AMD, winning back … Read more

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X vs Ryzen 7 3800X vs Intel Core i9-10900K Benchmarks show AMD ahead by 16% on average vs Intel

Serial leaker TUP APISAK has shown off some AoTS benchmarks of the up and coming AMD Ryzen 7 5800X with the results compared against an equivalently specced Intel Core i9-10900K. If you nosey around the benchmark database you can also find similar spec setups against other chipsets, so I have also included the While the benchmarks … Read more

AMD A320 vs A520 vs B450 vs B550 Chipset Comparison – Is A520 worth it over the older similarly priced B450?

AMD has finally announced its most affordable option for the current generation of motherboards, but what does it offer over the previous generation or the overclocking friendly B550 chipset? For this comparison, I will ignore the X570 chipset, if you are considering A520 I doubt you will be persuaded with the premium-priced X570. One big … Read more

AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT vs 3600X vs Intel Core i5-10600K & i7-10700K Geekbench shows impressive gains compared to Intel & the older 3600X

The new AMD 3000XT range of CPUs launches on 7/7/2020 offering improved boost frequencies over the older models and higher prices. AMD 3000XT CPUs – Prices and Specification vs AMD 3000X CPUs The three new chipsets include: AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT offering a 100Mhz improvement in the turbo frequency. Official RRP of $249 – likely … Read more

AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT & Ryzen 9 3900XT Price and Launch Date revealed by Amazon with big price hikes

Amazon must be one of the worst companies for leaking product data, they recently made a listing for the PlayStation 5, and last year they launched details of the Garmin Fenix 6. Today it is the latest AMD CPUs being launched in the next month. The new 3000XT series is a refresh to the existing … Read more

AMD Ryzen 3800XT vs Ryzen 7 3800X Specification and Benchmarks

A refresh of the existing AMD Matisse (Zen2) is expected within the next week or so offering higher frequencies than the existing X models with the launch expected to coincide with the new B550 series of motherboards. AMD Ryzen 3800XT vs Ryzen 7 3800X Specification The AMD Ryzen 3800XT will likely be a popular gamers … Read more

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 … Read more

AMD X570 vs B550 vs B450 Chipset Comparison – Is PCIe 4.0 worth the additional cost?

The latest AMD Ryzen 3000 series has been out for a while now. However, the latest generation chipset available has only been the premium X570. Finally, this is set to change with the launch of the affordable gaming orientated B550 motherboards. The X570 chipset launched with a massive price increase compared to the previous generation, … Read more

£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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

AMD Radeon RX 5500 vs RX 580 vs Nvidia GTX 1660 Benchmarks – The RX 5500 could be great depending on price

The AMD Radeon RX 5500 launched back at the start of October but it is still not available at retail yet. German publication heise.de has managed to get their hands on an OEM model out of an HP pre-built desktop PC system. The RX 5500 is based on the Navi architecture features 22CUs / 1,408SPs … Read more