There was a point when Intel was the undisputed leader of CPUs and their dominance over AMD was solid. This changed when AMD released its Ryzen PCIe 4.0 CPUs just a little sooner than Intel expected and, over the past year and five months, they have controlled the Gen 4 space exclusively. That has changed most recently with Intel’s latest …Read More »
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Building the Ultimate TSSDR Z490 Test Bench – We achieved Top 1% of the Passmark/3DMark Communities!
It’s a good feeling when you build a PC and two of the top PC benchmarks, companies that account for several million comparison tests worldwide, both place you in the 99th percentile of all systems ever tested for certain benchmarks, as well as in the 96% mark over all. To say that I haven’t jumped up, punched my fists into …Read More »
So you just built a brand new Z270 PC and Intel comes out with the newest X299 ahead of schedule. Is it worth the bump to have the latest and greatest… or do you stick with the Z? If you are a media professional or high end user that needs every core you can get, the Intel Skylake-X i9-7900x is a monster with …Read More »
Every year or so, we try to upgrade our hardware to stay current with tech trends and bumping our newest test bench up to the new Kaby Lake design was no different. With Intel’ newest Optane Technology knocking at the door, the Z270 was a must. If you are wondering whether the boot to Z270 is worth the jump from Z170, …Read More »