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 those locked processors are by now listed (though still unavailable). The new i3-10100 is a quad core with 8 threads. Its specs are pretty similar to earlier high end i7s like the i7-7700K, and it is a d…

A new 9900K: The Intel Core i7-10700K

The Intel Core i7-10700K has 8 cores, 16 threads and a high turbo clock. Sounds a lot like the fastest gaming processor of the last generation: The Intel Core i9-9990K. Indeed the new 10th Gen proce…

Rating the Intel Core i5-10400F

/blog/upload/i5_10400F.jpg One of the new 10th Gen processors, the Intel Core i5-10400F saw its first reviews. 6 cores, 12 threads and a competitive turbo clock result in good performance, especially in games. The locked i5 …

Intel 10th Gen arrived (Core i9-10900K and i5-10600K)

Intel just launched the Comet Lake-S processors. Some of the new models are already in stock, new motherboards with the needed new socket 1200 are also ready. Reviews of the new generation are mix…

Update: GTX 1650, more filters and AIO coolers

Nvidia released the GTX 1650 today and it turned out to be a bad release. The $150 card performs worse than the cheaper RX 570, it is only a small step up from a GTX 1050 Ti, as evident in the direc…