AMD's monster 64-core Threadripper 5000 CPU could power your next DIY PC build

AMD’s new 64-core Threadripper Pro CPU is now on sale – but you may need to take out a loan to afford it

With AMD recently confirming wider availability of the Threadripper Pro, distributors have rushed to start selling the first Threadripper 5995WX online. The 64-core monster CPU was unveiled back in March 2022, alongside a 32-core and a 24-core part with Lenovo and Dell having announced workstations based on this new Zen 3 processor family. A search…

How to Overclock a CPU

How to Overclock a CPU

(Image credit: Intel) Contrary to innumerable reports of its demise, overclocking is not dead — not by a long shot. Yes, overclocking headroom for core frequencies has receded as the Intel vs AMD rivalry has intensified and the chipmakers focus on squeezing out every ounce of performance, particularly in the highest-end flagship processors. However, Intel’s…

Intel, Nvidia and AMD: How To Pick the Right CPU and GPU

How To Pick the Right CPU and GPU

Intel, AMD and Nvidia: the three big names you might think of when buying or building a computer, informing CPU and GPU tech. These manufacturers have been in the game for a long time, and with news that Intel is entering the GPU market, it’s likely that Intel, AMD and Nvidia will continue to dominate…