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Intel is reportedly preparing 16-core Alder Lake HX laptop processors

Intel could have a couple of big additions coming to its Alder Lake lineup of mobile processors. The new processors are reportedly part of the new Intel Alder Lake HX series of processors, building on top of the existing H series, and they come with up to a whopping 16 cores and 24 threads, just...

Intel Core i7-12700K vs AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D: Which CPU to buy for gaming?

AMD recently announced the launch date and price for its new Ryzen 7 5800X3D CPU, alongside a half-dozen new processors. The Ryzen 7 5800X3D is a top-end chip, which according to AMD, is now the "world's best gaming processor". In this article, we're going to take a look at the Intel Core i7-12700K vs Ryzen...

Intel Core i5-12500 vs AMD Ryzen 5 5500: Which budget CPU to buy?

AMD recently announced a handful of new CPUs as a part of its Spring update. Out of all the available options in the Ryzen 5000 series, the Ryzen 5 5500 is now the most affordable option out there. We already compared the Ryzen 5 5500 and the Ryzen 5 5600 earlier to find out which...

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Review: Can Ryzen 6000 series CPU beat Intel Alder Lake?

Intel created huge waves in the industry with the launch of its 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs, but AMD isn't giving up just yet. The AMD Ryzen 6900HX represents the best of what AMD has to offer in terms of the performance with new Ryzen 6000 series chips. This 45W chip managed to deliver reliable performance...

Apple M1 Max vs Intel 12th-gen Alder Lake processors: Which one’s better?

Apple's new M1 Ultra announcement has sent huge waves in the industry. The company's new chip is powerful enough to go head-to-head with some of the most powerful desktop chips from Intel and AMD. While the M1 Ultra is the most powerful Apple silicon to date, there's no denying that the company's M1 Max is...

Apple M1 Ultra vs Intel 12th-gen: Does Apple’s new silicon beat the Alder Lake CPUs?

Apple made a huge splash at its Sping "Peek Performance" event and surprised all of us by announcing the new M1 Ultra SoC. The new is essentially the fourth and the final member in the M1 family and it's Apple's most powerful chip to date. But ever since the M1 Ultra was announced, a lot...

ASUS ROG Ryujin II 360 AIO Review: A premium cooler with excellent cooling performance

Having used the ROG Ryujin II 360 for my primary build with an Intel Core i9-12900K, and RTX 2080 Super, I can safely say that this AIO offers excellent cooling performance. I was able to get through even the most demanding workloads without any issues and the operating temperatures were well under acceptable limits. The...

Intel Core i7-12700 Review: Excellent CPU for high-end gaming

Intel's new Alder Lake processors have shown a significant performance improvement over their last-gen counterparts, and the new Core i7-12700 is no different. This is essentially a locked version of the Core i7-12700K CPU, but it offers almost the same level of performance as the fully unlocked part. For $350, the Intel Core i7-12700 is,...

Intel 12th-gen Alder Lake H-series vs AMD Ryzen 6000 H-series mobile CPUs

Both Intel and AMD made a huge splash at CES 2022 by announcing their new mobile chips that will be powering the next generation of laptops. While Intel unveiled its new Alder Lake mobile chips along with the rest of the 12th-gen desktop parts, AMD decided to announce its new Ryzen 6000 series 'Rembrandt' APUs...

Intel 12th-gen Alder Lake P & U-series vs AMD Ryzen 6000 U-series mobile CPUs

AMD didn't waste any time announcing its new Ryzen 6000 mobile CPUs for laptops. The new 'Rembrandt' APUs feature AMD's latest RDNA2 graphics, Zen3+ performance cores with enhanced power management features, and more. The Ryzen 6000 series has as many as 10 mobile CPUs that'll go head-to-head with Intel's Alder Lake mobile parts which include...

Do Intel 12th-gen processors have support for PCIe 5.0?

Intel's new Alder Lake CPUs are out in the wild right now and they bring a lot of great improvements from the previous generation chips. From a new hybrid core architecture to support advanced features including DDR5 RAM support, there's a lot to look forward to when it comes to the new Alder Lake chips....

Intel 12th-gen P-series vs U-series CPUs for laptops: What are the key differences?

Intel followed up its 12th-gen Alder Lake desktop parts with the new mobile CPUs for laptops at CES 2022. Not only are these new mobile chips faster than the previous-gen processors, but they also carry the same new hybrid architecture using dedicated Performance (P-cores) and Efficient (E-cores). This performance hybrid architecture, in case you are...