Category: CPU

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X Wins CES 2018 Best of Innovation Award

AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced that its high-performance, enthusiast Ryzen™ Threadripper™ 1950X processor is the CES 2018 Best of Innovation Award winner in the Computer Hardware and Components category. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, engineers, and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge consumer electronics across 28 categories. As a do-it-all powerhouse built to serve the needs of the most demanding developers, prosumers, creators and enthusiasts, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X processor supports 16 cores and 32 threads, delivering world-class performance built around AMD’s powerful “Zen” core...

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Review | Intel Core i5-8600K LGA 1151 V2 CPU

The Intel Core i5-8600K Gets Benchmarked The Core i5-8600K is one of the many Coffee Lake family CPUs that Intel launched today. It sits flush as an immediate upgrade from the 7600K with 2 extra cores and a higher turbo frequency. Priced at $257, the Core i5-8600K is a direct competitor to AMD’s successful Ryzen 5 1600X. Luckily, we’ve got a review of that CPU so we can actually check out the differences of the two with our usual benchmarks. This is a make or break moment for Intel, knowing that AMD already got a strong foothold at the higher...

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Initial ASUS Z370 Motherboard Lineup Pictured

ASUS Z370 lineup showcased ASUS during their last regional conference announces the latest Intel Coffee Lake compatible Z370 motherboards. Line up of course includes the ROG series, the ROG STRIX, Prime and the latest addition the TUF Gaming. TUF ENTERS THE GAME: The TUF Gaming is slotted below the ROG Strix, which means it’s at the bottom of the pyramid as far as ASUS’ gaming series of boards are concerned. This decision is kinda out of place though, considering that TUF is known to be at the top of the food chain, usually enjoying its place along with ASUS’...

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ASUS Takes 45% Of APAC’s Motherboard Share

ASUS takes up majority of the motherboard share this year with a 45% lead over the competition. A proud highlight during their recent regional conference held at Malaysia. Going into the specifics, the ASUS HEDT platform (X299) accounts for around 70% share in the market, while their Z270 motherboards accounts for 60% share. Increased shipments in the region is one of the major factors of this bloom, together with the increasing needs for a gaming oriented motherboard for such markets. While we’re taking about X299 and Z270 here, I am sure that the company’s AMD platform motherboards are also...

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper Models Gets Local Pricing

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X to be available this End of August AMD released two models of its highly anticipated, Ryzen Threadripper high-end desktop processors, the 1950X and the 1920X. During an already record-setting year for the company through the successful launch of several award-winning Ryzen desktop processors for the AM4 platform. Today’s release of Ryzen Threadripper marks a major step forward in performance and features for the high-end desktop market, with the new processor exceeding the expectations of even the most demanding developers, researchers, prosumers, creators and multi-tasking gamers. Built around the new AMD x86 “Zen” core architecture, Ryzen Threadripper...

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