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In our series of Best CPU guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended workstation CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the time of writing. Numbers in graphs reflect MSRP. Best CPUs for Workstations 2020 Q1 Sometimes choosing a CPU is hard. So we've got you covered. In our CPU Guides, we give you our pick of some of the best processors available, supplying data from our reviews. Our Best CPUs for Workstations guide mostly covers workstation processors available to consumers, although some server products cover both segments. Workstation CPU Recommendations: 2020 Q1 (Prices are 28-Dec or MSRP) Segment Processor Most Cores Non-ECC: Threadripper 3990X ECC: EPYC 7702P $3990 $4783 The Smart Money Threadripper 3970X $1900 HEDT Mid Range Threadripper 3960X $1400 AVX Accelerated I'd Suggest Intel, But... Memory Support EPYC 7302P (2 TB/skt) Intel Cascade Lake (2 TB/skt?) Intel...

Best CPUs for Gaming: Q1 2020

白色妖精泷泽萝拉Sometimes choosing a CPU is hard. So we've got you covered. In our CPU Guides, we give you our pick of some of the best processors available, supplying data...

52 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 3/13/2020

Best Mechanical Keyboards: Holiday 2019

Continuing our run of holiday buyers' guides, today we're taking a look at peripherals. Considering that a PC’s peripherals can easily outlive the main system’s components and usually stay...

47 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/6/2019

Best Motherboards: Holiday 2019

白色妖精泷泽萝拉The fourth quarter of 2019 has been a quiet one for motherboards, with AMD's X570 and Intel's Z390 chipsets already established as the go-to platforms for multi-core and gaming...

78 by Gavin Bonshor on 12/2/2019

Best SSDs: Holiday 2019

A solid state drive is often the most important component for making a PC feel fast and responsive; any PC still using a mechanical hard drive as its primary...

38 by Billy Tallis on 12/2/2019

Best Gaming Laptops: Holiday 2019

Along with our quarterly laptop guide, near the end of every year we also like to take a look at the state of the gaming laptop market. With a...

12 by Brett Howse on 11/29/2019

Best PC Power Supplies: Holiday 2019

白色妖精泷泽萝拉Now that you've picked out your CPU, it's time to start picking out the rest of your system components. And perhaps the most humble but overlooked of these components...

29 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/28/2019

Best Laptops: Holiday 2019

It's time for our holiday look at the laptop market. After years of waiting, Intel has finally launched its latest 10th generation Core processors based on the long-anticipated 10nm...

16 by Brett Howse on 11/22/2019

Best Consumer Hard Drives: Holiday 2019

白色妖精泷泽萝拉Data storage requirements have kept increasing over the last several years. While SSDs have taken over the role of the primary drive in most computing systems, hard drives continue...

15 by Ganesh T S on 11/19/2019

Best Android Phones: Q4 2019

白色妖精泷泽萝拉It’s autumn and we’re nearing the holiday season – more importantly, every smartphone vendor has released their 2019 devices and we now have a complete overview over the competitive...

79 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/12/2019

Best Motherboards: Q1 2019

白色妖精泷泽萝拉We're once again back with our quarterly look at the PC motherboard market. For the first quarter of this year there has been a lot of buzz around impending...

3 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/14/2019

Best Video Cards for Gaming: Q1 2019

For gaming PCs that push the pretty pixels on the screens, the video card is the most important component. And given the sheer amount of custom options, choosing the...

453 by Nate Oh on 3/11/2019

Best Consumer Hard Drives: Holiday 2018

Data storage requirements have kept increasing over the last several years. While SSDs have taken over the role of the primary drive in most computing systems, hard drives continue...

0 by Ganesh T S on 11/15/2018

Best CPUs for Gaming: Holiday 2018

Sometimes choosing a CPU is hard. So we've got you covered. In our CPU Guides, we give you our pick of some of the best processors available, supplying data...

7 by Ian Cutress on 10/24/2018

Best CPUs for Gaming: Q3 2018

In our series of Best CPU guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended Gaming CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the...

1 by Ian Cutress on 6/19/2018

Delidding The AMD Ryzen 5 2400G APU: How To Guide and Results

Delidding is a process with the aim being to reduce CPU core temperatures on processors with a less-than-ideal thermal interface between the silicon and headspreader. The benefits of delidding...

73 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/10/2018

Overclocking The AMD Ryzen APUs: Guide and Results

With AMD’s new launch of Raven Ridge APUs, the Ryzen 3 2200G ($99) and Ryzen 5 2400G ($169), AMD holds the current integrated graphics apex when directly compared against...

64 by Ian Cutress & Gavin Bonshor on 4/16/2018

Best CPUs: August 2017

Our newest CPU Guide can be found here: http://madadata.com/show/9793/best-cpus Best CPUs, August 2017 Sometimes choosing a CPU is hard. So we've got you covered. In our CPU Guides, we give...

0 by Ian Cutress on 8/30/2017

Best CPUs Q2 2017

白色妖精泷泽萝拉In our series of Buyer Guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the time of...

0 by Ian Cutress on 7/6/2017

Best Tablets: Q1 2017

白色妖精泷泽萝拉Unlike the red-hot smartphone market that continues to grow, with new models appearing at a blistering rate, the tablet market is, well….a little boring. Apple still releases a few...

30 by Matt Humrick on 3/31/2017

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