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Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake: Everything you need to know about Intel’s next-gen processors

Intel's 12th Gen Alder Lake chips arrived late last year, creating huge waves in the CPU space. The Alder Lake desktop lineup, lead by the flagship Core i9-12900K, ushers a new era of Intel chips with a hybrid architecture. The chips now offer a mix of high-performance Golden Cove cores (P-cores) paired with smaller high-efficiency...

How to safely overclock your CPU: A beginners guide to unlock more performance

Overclocking processors -- be it Intel or an AMD CPU -- is often considered to be the telltale mark of a PC enthusiast. While it's true that overclocking is no child's play, it doesn't pose much of a risk if you know what you’re doing. And in this guide, we'll teach you how to overclock...

Premium Intel gaming PC Guide: The best parts for a high-end Intel-based build

Intel's new 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs are here and they offer a huge performance improvement over anything we've seen from Intel in the last couple of years. In fact, the new Alder Lake chips are also more powerful than a lot of AMD processors, making the competition more interesting than ever. In this article, we're...

These are the best CPU coolers you can buy in 2022

CPU coolers, as the name suggests, are designed to handle a CPU's thermal output and keep it running cool at all times. They're critical to avoid thermal throttling and help your CPU achieve its full potential. Not having the right cooler can also be a limiting factor when it comes to overclocking the CPU. We...

These are the best motherboards you can buy in 2022

Building a new PC or even upgrading an older system isn't just about buying the best CPUs, best graphics cards, or best SSDs. A motherboard is the backbone of your PC as it holds all the components together. It's recommended that you spend just as much time going through the best motherboards to pick the...

Intel Pentium Gold G7400T vs AMD Athlon Gold 3150GE: The best 35W CPU

Intel finally put an end to all the leaks and speculation by revealing the entire lineup of 12th Gen Alder Lake desktop processors. The existing Alder Lake chips on the market have already made it our collection of the best CPUs, so it'll be interesting to see what the remaining chips bring to the table....

These are the best CPUs you can buy in 2022

Sometimes choosing the right CPU can be just as hard as picking the other core components of a PC. But unlike graphics cards, you can easily buy the best CPUs right now. Almost all models from both AMD and Intel are readily available on the market, that too for the MSRP. You may even snag...

Gigabyte Z690 Aorus Pro DDR5 motherboard review: A solid Alder Lake Platform

Intel pulled the trigger on its latest Z690 motherboard chipset to support the launch of its new 12th-gen Alder Lake processors. These new motherboards carry the new LGA 1700 CPU socket along with some other advancements including PCIe Gen 5 as well as DDR5 memory support. It's been a few months since the arrival of...

Intel Pentium Gold G7400 vs AMD Athlon Gold 3150G: Which entry-level CPU to buy?

Intel's new 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs are now official. In addition to the more popular high-end chips, the Alder Lake-S desktop series also includes low-powered mainstream CPUs like the Pentium Gold G7400 and the Celeron G6900. Both Pentium Gold G7400 and the Celeron G6900 low-powered parts are designed to power entry-level productivity or multimedia machines....

Intel Celeron G6900T vs AMD Athlon Silver 3050GE: Which entry-level CPU to buy?

Intel's new Alder Lake-S desktop lineup includes over 25 SKUs that span across a bunch of different categories. In addition to the high-end unlocked parts that are bound to be more popular among enthusiasts, the company also announced low-powered CPUs for productivity and entry-level machines. The Celeron G6900T happens to be one of the low-powered...

Intel Core i7-12700 vs AMD Ryzen 7 5700G: Which CPU to buy for your next build?

Intel has finally revealed the full desktop CPUs line up in the Alder Lake family. The new CPUs joining the likes of the Core i5-12600K, Core i7-12700K, and the Core i9-12900K includes a bunch of low-powered 65W and 35W chips. The list also includes the non-K versions of the original Alder Lake CPUs that launched...

Intel is announcing an Evo spec for foldable-display PCs

CES is kicking off, and since it's always a big PC show, Intel has a whole bunch of announcements. The firm introduced the rest of its 12th-gen desktop processors, its all-new H-series chips for gaming laptops, and it even detailed the SKUs of the new P-series and 12th-gen U-series. While not specifically a product announcement,...