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AMD Ryzen 7 2700 and Ryzen 5 2600 Processor Review

Last March, AMD released their long awaited Ryzen line of processors, and the new AM4 socket and X370 chipset. Like any launch of a new architecture, it had its issues.…

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AMD Ryzen R7 2700x & Ryzen R5 2600x CPU Review

Last June AMD delivered on its promise to deliver an AMD CPU that performed better than ever before and Ryzen was born using AMD’s Zen architecture. Just short of a…

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AMD Ryzen R3 2200G & R5 2400G Raven Ridge APU Review

Since its launch, AMD’s Ryzen CPU has been making waves in the CPU market. With Ryzen, AMD’s performance has become relevant once again and the CPUs are able to compete…

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Intel Core i7 8700k CPU Review

Introduction Since November of 2008, when Intel launched their first Core I7 processor, the i7 920, Intel’s consumer platform has been topped out at 4 cores and 8 threads. In…

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AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200 AM4 CPU Review

With the release of the AMD Ryzen 3 CPUs, the entire Ryzen CPU family is finally complete. Unlike the Ryzen 7s which will find home in high-end PCs and the…

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AMD R5 1600X 6-Core and R5 1500X 4-Core AM4 CPU Review

The sub-$250 CPU price point is the sweet spot where most system builders look at for their next CPU choice. In this area, creators, gamers and casual system builders intersect…

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AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU Review: The Wait is Over

Many things in life are best done quickly. Tearing out a bandage, asking somebody out you had a crush on for a while, etc. but buying a high-end CPU is…

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AMD FX 8350 CPU with Wraith Cooler Review: Stock Cooling Gets an Upgrade

Rumours of the AMD FX processor’s death has been greatly exaggerated. Five years old and still going  — ancient by typical CPU-age metrics but have newfound relevance with the rise…

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Intel Core i7-6700K Review: Inching Toward Extreme

The Gigahertz war has long been over but it is hard to shake off the intoxicating effects of speed. Although now uncontested and unchallenged in two fronts, Intel still marches…

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Intel Core i7-5775C Review: More Than Meets the Eye

While it is important to recognize one’s strengths and leverage it as an asset, accepting shortcomings and working on them is equally as important for the whole is greater than…

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AMD FX-9590 Processor Review: Brute Almighty

Compared to dog years, a CPU’s life span is considerably shorter with the rapid pace of PC component turn over. Not in terms of operational longevity but viability as a…

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AMD FX-8370 and FX-8370E Processors Review

In the sweet science of boxing, fighters are segregated in groups by weight class. This distinction makes sense to keep the fights interesting and more importantly fair. Often time however,…

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