Excellent and a bit scammy: The RTX 3080

Performance chart: GeForce RTX 3080: 10.0, GeForce RTX 2080 Ti: 7.67, GeForce RTX 2080: 6.5, Radeon RX 5700 XT: 5.25 The GeForce RTX 3080 is the fastest consumer gpu ever released. Its performance in reviews released today is excellent, it has a significant advantage over a hugely more expensive GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. The meta benchmark got an update and reflects that performance lead: The graphics card allows for comfortable gaming performance even with a 4K resolution. What’s the problem? There are tw…

The Ryzen XT processors are a disappointment

/blog/upload/ryen93900xt.webp AMD released three new processors, the Ryzen 5 3600XT, Ryzen 7 3800XT and Ryzen 9 3900XT. They are slighly higher clocked versions of the X models, but unlike them only the 3600XT comes with a coole…

Ryzen 3000 vs Intel 10th Gen: What to buy

/blog/upload/3200G.webp Now that Intel has released their new processors and their market price is a bit more stable and AMD released their B550 boards, it’s time to review those offers. When should you buy which processor…

Why you should buy a B550 board! And why not.

/blog/upload/amd_zen_roadmap_tiny.jpg It took a long time, but now they are finally available: Motherboards with a B550 chipset. Those AM4 boards are the newest option to run Ryzen 3000 processors. A cheaper alternative to X570 that als…

One more locked processor arrives: Intel Core i3-10100

/blog/upload/i3_10100_screenshot.jpg In the last entry I wrote that the Intel Core i7-10700K would be the last new processor for a while. I was mistaken, the locked i3 arrived earlier than I expected and even the fitting boards for tho…