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

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