ARM's Cortex-A72 CPU adds power and performance optimizations to the previous A57 design. Here's an in-depth look at the changes to each stage in the pipeline, from better branch prediction to next-gen execution units.
Have you ever come up with your own idea for a killer rig? Don't forget to tell us about it on the Tom's Hardware forums. The following ten setups were configured by forum members and chosen as winners in the Q2 2014 BestConfigs Poll.
AMD and Intel continue serving up increasingly faster CPUs. But graphics card performance is accelerating even faster. Is there still such a thing as processor-bound gaming? We take two Radeon HD 7970s, high-end desktop CPUs, and a few games to find out.