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The best CPUs for gaming

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

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Don't need a $4K Threadripper 3990X? The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X is just $165

AMD's solid Ryzen 7 2700X is $60 cheaper at Newegg than you'll find elsewhere right now.

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16-inch MacBook Pro upgrade on the way: Intel teases 5GHz, 8-core 16-thread Comet Lake mobile processors

At CES, Intel teased its upcoming high-power mobile 10th-generation CPU, which is suitable for the 16-inch MacBook Pro.

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Protecting your Intel CPU from Plundervolt attacks can ruin your overclock, maybe

A new vulnerability, called Plundervolt, affects most modern Intel CPUs by allowing attacks via slight undervolting of the CPU's core voltage. We've updated the story with new input from Intel.

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Hands on with the Snapdragon 8c and 7c, Qualcomm's value-PC play

What's it like to use a PC based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c and 8c? We go hands-on to find out.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 7c and 8c aim for low-end and midrange PCs

Qualcomm has expanded what it's calling the Snapdragon Compute platform, adding the Snapdragon 7c and Snapdragon 8c to address low-end and midrange PCs.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865: Four of its best new features

We capture Some of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865's best features on video, from super super slo-mo to on-chip, real-time language translation.

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We benchmark AMD's mobile Ryzen 7 vs. Intel's mobile Core i7: Which is the best laptop processor?

We benchmark two Microsoft Surface Laptop 3s, one with AMD's latest mobile Ryzen 7, the other with Intel's Core i7 Ice Lake. Which comes out on top?

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Newegg's eBay site has a Ryzen 7 3700X for a ridiculous $305 today

The Ryzen 7 3700X is just $305 at eBay, the lowest price yet for this CPU.

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AMD Threadripper 3970X Review: 32 cores of unbeatable power

AMD's 32-core Ryzen Threadripper 3970X delivers performance 43 percent faster than the older 32-core Threadripper.

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Intel Core i9-10980XE Review: Winning the middle

Intel's 18-core Core i9-10980XE occupies a tight performance space between competing AMD CPUs. A lower price actually makes it a decent deal.

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AMD plots multicore domination with 64-core Threadripper 3990X processor, coming in 2020

AMD confirms plans for a whopping 64-core Threadripper processor, which will debut in 2020.

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Ryzen 9 3950X review: AMD's 16-core CPUs is an epic end-zone dance over Intel

AMD's 16-core Ryzen 9 3960X reigns supreme as the most powerful consumer CPU we've ever seen

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AMD unveils 32-core Threadripper 3970X, 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X, and unlocked Athlon

AMD announced 24-core and 32-core Threadripper CPUs on Thursday, in addition to a 16-core Ryzen 3000 and a new budget overclockable Athlon 3000G.

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How to check your PC's CPU temperature

Is your PC's processor too hot? Here's how to monitor your computer's CPU temperature, and lower it if needed.

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Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition Review: More power, less point

Intel's all-5GHz Core i9-9900KS Special Edition steals the "best gaming" CPU title from its own predecessor. But the world wasn't necessarily asking for more frames.

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AMD reports its highest revenue in 14 years, projects strong Q4 on Ryzen sales

Driven by its Ryzen and Epyc processors, AMD reported revenues that were the highest since the days of Hector Ruiz. Its fourth-quarter outlook is even stronger.

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Intel's Core i9-9900KS Special Edition launches this week for $513

Intel’s 5GHz Core i9-9900KS Special Edition will set you back a cool $513 when it goes on sale October 30. Although it produces up to 33 percent more heat, every single core will boost up to 5GHz.

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