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Computer Processors: Intel vs. AMD


The digital computer industry is constantly improving in an effort to unlock new technologies that extend processors and their capabilities. Online gaming is perhaps one of the most competitive and popular industries that relate to the design of computer parts. One of the major debates that has gone on in this industry for some time is whether Intel or AMD provide the best CPU for the price. There are some differences between the designs of these two products and that is a topic that will be explored in the following sections of this post.

Computer Processors – Intel vs. AMD

Intel and AMD processors have constantly competed in the market to optimize the best performance for the best price. This raises an important question about this generation of processors. Which processor offers the best CPU for the price? That question can only be answered by diving into the important specifications of each processor for this computer generation.

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Main Event: New Components

Now that we’ve talked about what fits together, we can talk about which new components you should buy! This shopping list describes the essentials and why you’d need them, including CPU, motherboard, ram cards, video cards, the power supply, a hard drive or two, a cooler for the new components, a case to hold it all in, and maybe some extras if you need them(and if your wallet allows!). Read more “New Components and Your Selections”

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AMD Releases New Ryzen Processors

Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 processors are based on the new “Zen” microarchitecture.  The “Zen” architecture is a new design from the ground up, with a better core engine, improved cache system and lower power consumption.  The new design will provide more than 52% improvement in instructions-per-clock over the last generation AMD core.

Computer MotherBoard

The “Zen” processors require newly designed motherboards with socket AM4. There are currently 3 available chipset options for the Ryzen family of processors.  Two of the chipsets, the X370 and B350, are unlocked for overclocking.

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