We see if AMD's fastest, most overclockable CPU can topple Intel's Core i5 and Core i7 ranges.
Brazilian overclockers have sent an AMD Phenom II X4 975 to the dizzy heights of 7GHz.
Intel finally gets around to updating the brilliant i5-750. Let's hope that hasn't broken it.
Has AMD's tinkering allowed it to catch up some ground with Intel?
AMD has unveiled a pair of new Phenom II chips - the X6 1075 and the X2 560 Black Edition.
We investigate how the latest hit RTS, StarCraft 2, scales across CPU cores.
Want a 6-core CPU but can’t afford the i7-980X? How about an i7-970?
Does the new Core i7-875K provide a compelling reason to build a top-end LGA1156 system?
We test a ton of the latest games to see just how many cores your CPU really needs.
Intel's expected to launch unlocked multiplier CPUs in late May.
AMD is set to launch a range of new low-power dual-, tri-, and quad-core Athlon II CPUs.
Our monthly PC building guide to getting the best components for your PC, whatever your budget.
Acer has leaked details of an up-coming tri-core mobile CPU from AMD.
MSI's latest beta BIOS that enables core unlocking on its 890GX and vastly improves overclocking.
If the 6-core Core i7-980X Extreme Edition wasn't fast enough for you, we've another treat for you today. Meet the world's first 12-core CPU and its Intel rival, which hopes to get by with six physical cores and six logical Hyper-Threaded cores.
Intel has finally released a CPU worthy of its premium Extreme Edition brand - the first six-core desktop processor. Previously known as Gulftown, the Core i7-980X Extreme Edition is not only brutally fast out of the box but also a fantastic overclocker thanks to its 32nm transistors.
The original Core i7-920 is the best selling high-end CPU, but as it's now nearing its 18-month birthday Intel has decided it's due for retirement. We check out its replacement, the i7-930. Clocked at 2.8GHz, it's only 133MHz faster than the i7-920 - but thanks to overclocking, it's still the chip to buy.
AMD updates its Deneb core on its fastest Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition, and claims the C3 can overclock more, yield faster DDR3 memory and has even fixed the performance bug with its sleep states. Does it make a difference? We put the claims to the test.