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CPUs - Page 5


CPUs serve as the heart and soul of your desktop, notebook, and tablet. But with so many devices, power budgets, and performance requirements, it’s not always easy to pick the right hardware. From AMD to Intel and x86 to ARM, Tom’s Hardware has you covered.

news - JULY 1 47

A tweaker from the Coolaler forums has de-lidded an i7-4960X and noted that the CPU die is soldered to the IHS.

news - JUNE 28 14

Overclocker "The Stilt" from Finland has managed to optimize SuperPI performance on AMD systems, and all you need to replicate the results are the patch and some liquid nitrogen.

news - JUNE 20 11

EVGA has announced that all of its current power supplies are compatible with the C6 and C7 power states of the new Intel Haswell processors.

news - JUNE 19 48

Some pricing information has surfaced regarding AMD's upcoming FX-9000 series CPUs, and they are expensive.

news - JUNE 19 18

A number of Athlon X4 chips for the FM2 socket have silently surfaced on numerous retailers and sellers.

news - JUNE 18 49

An overclocker has managed to overclock the AMD A10-6800K to ever-so-slightly past the 8.0 GHz mark.

news - JUNE 18 13

Some slides of Intel's 2013/2014 Roadmap have surfaced, showing some interesting bits of information.

news - JUNE 17 35

We've had plenty of Haswell talk over the last few weeks, but are you ready for some more?

news - JUNE 13 8

All of MSI's current FM2 motherboards will support the AMD Richland APUs.

news - JUNE 11 5

Intel celebrated the launch of its Haswell architecture with a party up in DuPont, Washington. Though our editorial staff was split between recovering from a month of launches and preparing for Computex, we had...

news - JUNE 10 26

AMD is blurring the lines between PC and consoles.

news - JUNE 7 27

Certain Silvermont-based Atom chips will be re-branded as Celeron and Pentium processors.

news - JUNE 6 33

AMD is showing off the performance of its upcoming Kaveri APUs.

news - JUNE 6 7

AMD is confident in its technology.

news - JUNE 6 11

A report from indicates that the Trinity and Richland APUs will work in the upcoming FM2+ socket.

reviews - JUNE 5 108

Richland, code name for AMD's highest-end APUs, finds its way into our lab in the form of A10-6700 and A10-6800K. Based on the Piledriver architecture and VLIW4 graphics, these chips are slight improvements to...

news - JUNE 4 14

In anticipation of Computex 2013, Intel is teasing a video of a prototype Haswell-based notebook with a Core i7 CPU inside. The time-lapse test runs for 9.5 hours, outlasting even the most power-friendly Atom...

news - JUNE 4 92

According to Sweclockers, AMD’s upcoming FX-8770 and FX-9000 CPUs will be based on the Piledriver architecture and feature a 220 W TDP.

news - JUNE 3 36

AMD's upcoming Kaveri APUs will reportedly be compatible with the upcoming FM2+ socket.

reviews - JUNE 1 410

Intel's Haswell architecture is finally available in the flagship Core i7-4770K processor. Designed to drop into an LGA 1150 interface, does this new quad-core CPU warrant a complete platform replacement, or is...

reviews - MAY 24 191

AMD is ready to talk about the Temash and Kabini APUs, based on its Jaguar x86 architecture and Graphics Core Next design. We even have a reference Temash-based notebook here in the lab for benchmarking. How...

news - MAY 23 54

It's another custom APU, this time co-designed by AMD and Microsoft.

news - MAY 22 21

Some new information has surfaced regarding Intel's upcoming Xeon Phi Co-processors.

reviews - MAY 20 73

Following up our Dota 2 performance analysis, we benchmark the most-played PC game in the world, League Of Legends, and find out just how much graphics and CPU performance it requires for high-resolution,...

news - MAY 15 7

Dutch retailer MaxICT has listed the i7-4770K up for preorder.

news - MAY 11 48

It appears that someone has managed to overclock the i7-4770K to a whopping 5.0 GHz using just a measly 0.904 V.