AMD Ryzen 5 1600X CPU Review

While AMD’s 8-core Ryzen 7 CPUs are certainly worth considering if you need the multi-threaded grunt provided by eight CPU cores, most of us don’t need all that parallel power. For the same...

4_5 stars

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X CPU Review

You’d expect the Ryzen 7 1700X to sit firmly in the sweet spot of AMD’s 8-core/16-thread Ryzen 7 range, given that it’s around $130 cheaper than the flagship Ryzen 1800X, yet lacks little in...

4 stars

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 CPU Review

The comparatively cheap Ryzen 7 1700 has slower stock frequencies than the Ryzen 7 1700X and 1800X, and the lack of an ‘X’ in its name signifies that it’s been less favorably binned in terms of...

4_5 stars

AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU Review

The Ryzen 7 line-up’s core and thread counts and cache amounts are identical between the chips, and all Ryzen CPUs are overclockable, so choosing one can be tricky. To complicate matters further,...

4 stars

Corsair Vengeance LED 16GB DDR4 3000 Desktop Memory Review

If you’re gunning for maximum visual pizzazz then Corsair’s new Vengeance LED kits are as swanky as you can get. They sport a glowing, pulsating light bar at either end that looks great, although...

4_5 stars

Corsair Dominator Platinum Special Edition Desktop Memory Review

It isn’t often you see PC components launched in limited, numbered quantities, but there are only a few hundred samples of Corsair’s Dominator Platinum Special Edition memory kits available. In...

3_5 stars

Intel Core i5-7600K Kaby Lake CPU Review

The new Core i5-7600K is identical to the Core i7-7700K in all save a couple of key areas. The L3 cache amount falls from 8MB to 6MB, and while it has an identical TDP of 91W, it has a base clock of...

4_5 stars

Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake CPU Review

Compared with the Core i7-6700K, not much has changed with the release of the 7700K, other than a clock speed bump, improved 4K video playback and a few optimizations. Both CPUs use the same 14nm...

4 stars

NVIDIA GeForce Titan X Pascal 12GB Graphics Card Review

The Titan X is based on a new Pascal-based GPU core, called GP102 (the GTX 1080 uses the GP104 core), which has a 471mm² die filled with 12 billion 16nm transistors. Those transistors give you an...

4 stars

Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 2666 Desktop Memory Review

Corsair is up against some stiff competition in the 2666MHz market now, not least from its own Vengeance LED series, which only costs $5-10 more. However, the Vengeance LPX sticks still have a few...

4 stars