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AMD FX-8320 vs Core i5-6600K - 2D Performance
     Wed, Jul 27 2016 | 10:40A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There is a variety of customer groups in need of as much processing power as possible. Especially in the field of content creation, which includes editing pictures and videos or even rendering a complex scenery with beautiful effects, performance improvements quickly translate into higher income by the end of the month. With this series of articles we're going to compare two processors. The CPUs tested are being run at stock clocks as well as overclocked and apart from that we will also vary the memory frequency. It is our goal to show which CPU is how much faster or slower than another one.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Sneak Peek Of The AMD Radeon RX 460
     Thu, Jul 21 2016 | 1:35P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We just stumbled upon an actual Radeon RX 460 graphics card. AMD was using it to power a virtual reality demo on an Oculus VR headset. That was our first encounter with the Radeon RX 460, so we had to take off the perspex cover to take a closer look!
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

Core i7-6900K vs Core i7-5960X - 2D Performance
     Wed, Jul 20 2016 | 9:02A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There is a variety of customer groups in need of as much processing power as possible. Especially in the field of content creation, which includes editing pictures and videos or even rendering a complex scenery with beautiful effects, performance improvements quickly translate into higher income by the end of the month. With this series of articles we're going to compare two processors. The CPUs tested are being run at stock clocks as well as overclocked and apart from that we will also vary the memory frequency. It is our goal to show which CPU is how much faster or slower than another one.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Core i7-6950X CPU Review
     Sat, Jul 16 2016 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We tested the Core i7-6950X, the new high-end CPU from Intel, with 10 cores and 20 threads. Let's check if how it performs.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS

Charts CPU Performance Content Creation: 11 CPUs tested - AMD FX-8320
     Thu, Jul 14 2016 | 11:37A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days there are basically two different groups of customers who demand lots of processing power: content creators and gamers, while this 2D performance comparison is targeting content creators. After having had a look at the following pages you'll have an overview on how fast recent CPUs are in regarding a variety of programs, may it be video encoding, rendering, ...
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

AMD Athlon X4 845 Processor (Carrizo ) Review
     Mon, Jul 11 2016 | 11:46A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We review the AMD Athlon 845, a quad-core processor that can be seated into FM2/FM2+ compatible motherboards. It is the first processor from AMD that we test that is based on the Carrizo architecture, which was announced for their mobile platform exactly a year ago at Computex.
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D

CPU Performance Content Creation: 10 CPUs
     Wed, Jul 06 2016 | 4:03P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days there are basically two different groups of customers who demand lots of processing power: content creators and gamers, while this 2D performance comparison is targeting content creators. After having had a look at the following pages you'll have an overview on how fast recent CPUs are in regarding a variety of programs, may it be video encoding, rendering...
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

 
Intel's Broadwell-E CPUs
     Sat, Jul 02 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this edition of our System Guide, Intel's Broadwell-E CPUs and Nvidia's Pascal graphics cards come together to make for one heck of an exciting update for high-end systems. We picked our favorite parts and made some sample builds to help PC DIYers navigate this new hardware landscape.
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT

CPU Performance Content Creation: 9 CPUs tested - Intel Core i7-6900K
     Fri, Jul 01 2016 | 9:02A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days there are basically two different groups of customers who demand lots of processing power: content creators and gamers, while this 2D performance comparison is targeting content creators. After having had a look at the following pages you'll have an overview on how fast recent CPUs are in regarding a variety of programs, may it be video encoding, rendering, ...
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Athlon X4 880K CPU Review
     Wed, Jun 29 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We tested the new Athlon X4 880K processor from AMD, which is an A10 CPU with the integrated video disabled. May it be a good choice? Let's check!
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS

AMD Athlon X4 845 CPU
     Wed, Jun 22 2016 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”So, this review was a bit of an odd one for me. I normally don't look at $60 CPUs or motherboard as options when building machines for personal use, however I have to admit my eyes were opened a bit by this one. Not only does the new Excavator core design perform exceedingly well at gaming and general use tasks, it actually beats out the more expensive Piledriver chips that are running at much higher clocks in a few tests! Granted, you don't get absolute bleeding edge performance, but for under $60, the AMD Athlon X4 845 is one heck of a deal! At under $120 for a CPU and motherboard pairing, it doesn't take much imagination to realize you can put together a very capable gaming machine for not a whole lot of Benjamins. The new AMD stock cooler for 95 watt CPUs is excellent all-around, providing worry-free temperatures and very little noise, except when really pushed for long periods of time. This is yet another bonus to this CPU as you don't have to toss the stock cooler, even with a bit of mild overclocking thrown into the mix. The lack of multiplier-based overclocking is a bit of a sore point, as it feels like the CPU has a lot more legs to it than the base clock allows for.”
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

AMD Zen chipset design issue could increase costs for motherboard players
     Tue, Jun 21 2016 | 3:34P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD's chipsets for Zen-based processors, which AMD outsourced to Taiwan-based ASMedia Technology for R&D, are rumored to be seeing design issues, which will increase motherboard players' costs by US$2-5, according to sources from the motherboard industry.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

7th Generation AMD A-Series APUs Revealed.
     Tue, Jun 21 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The “Bristol Ridge” family consists of 35- and 15-watt versions of AMD FX, A12, and A10 processors, while “Stoney Ridge” family will power the 15-watt A9, A6 and E2 processors. We were present at the Westin Taipei, when Jim Anderson, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Computing and Graphics Business Group, AMD unveiled the 7th Generation AMD A-Series APUs. Check it out!
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

CPU Performance Content Creation: 7 CPUs tested
     Sat, Jun 18 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days there are basically two different groups of customers who demand lots of processing power: content creators and gamers, while this performance comparison is targeting content creators. After having had a look at the following pages you'll have an in-depth overview on how fast recent CPUs are in this area.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Intel Core i7-6950X vs Core i7-5960X - 2D Performance
     Wed, Jun 15 2016 | 10:17A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There is a variety of customer groups in need of as much processing power as possible. Especially in the field of content creation, which includes editing pictures and videos or even rendering a complex scenery with beautiful effects, performance improvements quickly translate into higher income by the end of the month. With this series of articles we're going to compare two processors. The CPUs tested are being run at stock clocks as well as overclocked and apart from that we will also vary the memory frequency. It is our goal to show which CPU is how much faster or slower than another one.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

AMD “Summit Ridge” Desktop Processor Revealed.
     Wed, Jun 15 2016 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The AMD Zen core architecture has been along awaited, because it is the first fresh design that was not derived from AMD’s existing Bulldozer architecture. Built around the SMT (simultaneous multithreading) microarchitecture, AMD Zen will offer much better core performance at the cost of a larger die.
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

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