All of today's desktop CPU benchmarks compared, including Intel's 12th-Gen Core series and AMD's Ryzen Zen 3 and Threadripper.
What does APU mean? AMD's accelerated processing units explained, including Picasso, Raven Ridge and the upcoming Renoir and Dali.
Intel has released several iterations of architectures with Lake in the name the past few years. We'll decipher them at a high level and clear up confusion.
We list all currently available Intel processors, separated by CPU product line (e.g. Core i5), and divided by generation (e.g. Kaby Lake).
We list all currently available AMD processors, separated by socket (e.g. AM4), and divided by APU & CPU product lines (e.g. A8 & Ryzen 5).
We test five theoretical Intel CPUs in 10 different DirectX 11-based games to determine what impact core count has on performance.
Learn the pros and cons of overclocking your CPU, the physics behind changing your clock rate and the basics of overclocking an Intel or AMD processor.
If you thought that buying and unpacking an expensive infrared camera was all that it took to perform professional-level measurements, then it's time for a little lesson. We’ll share some of the knowledge that goes into generating accurate results.