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    Any 3960-5960X users here? Need help!

    Hello guys, let's start with information, that my English isn't good - I'm not a native English speaker. I'm searching for a CPU with the highest ratio of energy draw to die size. For example, hardly overclocked 7980XE with power draw of 750W and die size around 430mm2 has ratio of 1.74w/mm². I...
  2. Zarathustra[H]

    Has Intel Abandoned the HEDT Market?

    I was thinking about this today. It's been a while since I heard anything new from Intel on their HEDT platforms. x299 hasn't had a new CPU since 2019, and from what I can tell there haven't been any announcements regarding a successor to x299. And it doesn't seem limited to CPU's. I for...
  3. cageymaru

    Gigabyte X499 Motherboards Shown at Computex

    WCCFTECH snapped some pics of the Gigabyte X499 motherboards at Computex. These are for the next-generation Core X HEDT CPU lineup. There are tons of information on the CPUs and motherboards including plenty of pics in the article...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Der8auer Delids a W-3175x

    Prolific overclocker der8auer got his hands on an Intel W-3175x before yesterday's official launch, and delidded it for the world to see. The YouTuber mentions that he didn't even know the platform's price tag at the time, but was fairly certain it was the most expensive CPU he ever delidded. He...
  5. cageymaru

    PC Perspective Reviews the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and 2970WX

    Ken Addison and the crew at PC Perspective have reviewed the new AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X and 2970WX. Glancing over the numbers, the $649 AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X with its 64 PCI-Express lanes seems to completely dominate the $579 Intel Core i9-9900K at productivity. When it comes to...
  6. cageymaru

    Intel Has a Core Issue and It Stems From a Lack of a HEDT Plan

    Charlie, owner of the blog Techtoniks delves into Intel's HEDT roadmap and what their plan is for the future of HEDT processors. He explains how Intel could turn their fortunes around by designating two distinct lineups of chips to compete against AMD's ThreadRipper series and more. It is a...
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  8. FrgMstr

    Koolance Threadripper Water Block Breakdown @ [H]

    Koolance Threadripper Water Block Breakdown Not to be left out of the rush to cool AMD's HEDT Threadripper CPU, Koolance joins the fray. We just got in our "CPU-400A-S" water block and we give you an upfront and personal look as we back the curtain to see what is inside of this soon-to-come cooler.
  9. FrgMstr

    MSI X299 XPower Gaming AC Motherboard Review

    MSI X299 XPower Gaming AC Motherboard Review The X299 XPower Gaming AC is MSI’s flagship HEDT motherboard for Intel CPU’s. This monster motherboard has an enormous feature set and an fairly large price tag as we have come to expect with HEDT boards. However, there is definite value here if you...
  10. FrgMstr

    AMD vs. Intel HEDT Platform Showdown Editorial

    AMD vs. Intel HEDT Platform Showdown Editorial I’ve spent quite a bit of time with AMD’s Threadripper and X399 chipset and I thought I’d give our readers my impression of it and talk about the platform as well as giving interested consumers a general overview of the platform and what it has to...
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    AMD Ryzen Threadripper: The Fascinating Story Behind The Processor That Beat Intel

    https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/sites/antonyleather/2017/09/05/amd-ryzen-threadripper-the-fascinating-story-behind-the-processor-that-beat-intel/&refURL=&referrer=#39d67001230c I am sure the title is gonna bring some colorful individuals. But anyway this is...
  12. FrgMstr

    AMD Threadripper Gooseberry HEDT World Record? - [H]

    AMD Threadripper Gooseberry HEDT World Record This was a Blender benchmark that I was not familiar with till yesterday, but after running it a few times and looking around the Net, I came away very impressed with our rendering time with Threadripper overclocked to 4GHz across all 16 cores...
  13. FrgMstr

    AMD Announces Ryzen Threadripper 1900X @ [H]

    AMD Announces Ryzen Threadripper 1900X Today AMD rolls out what is not a very well kept secret, the Ryzen Threadripper model 1900X CPU. There is no doubt that Threadripper has already been a success for AMD, but how exactly does does an 8-core Threadripper fit into High End Desktop (HEDT) world...
  14. FrgMstr

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X CPU Review @ [H]

    AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and 1920X CPU Review - The day is finally upon us that many CPU enthusiasts have been waiting for. We get to see what AMD's new Threadripper CPU is all about in terms of performance, and in attempts to cool the beast. There has been no lack of hype for months now...