Can Intel's new top-end CPU put Sandy Bridge in its place?
The i7-950 has crashed in price over the last month. Is this enough to make the i7-930 obsolete?
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?
A Core i7 and Radeon HD 5870 gaming powerhouse, if you can handle the noise.
Core i7-920s are still available, and are £50 cheaper than the i7-930 - which is the better buy?
Our monthly PC building guide to getting the best components for your PC, whatever your budget.
Asus adds USB 3 and SATA 6Gbps to its latest LGA1366 Core i7 motherboard.
Intel was first to six-core, but AMD's six-core Thuban CPU is £600 cheaper. Is it any good?
Who says a Core i7 system has to be large? We put EVGA's X58 micro-ATX motherboard through its paces.
Gigabyte's new X58 motherboard has tons of ports, but can it tame the mighty Core i7-980X?
Gigabyte has announced its annual overclocking championship GO OC 2010, scheduled for the 16th of April at Milton Keynes' XSCAPE - and we'll be there.
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.
Intel's latest 32nm processors, codenamed Clarkdale, are the first to integrate a GPU. We take the new budget-sensitive Core i3-530 and Core i5-661 for a spin to see how they compare to previous CPUs - will a Core 2 Quad Q6600 still cut it, and has AMD got anything to fight back with? Read on to find out...
Asus challenged us to test the fact that its P6TD Deluxe can overclock a Core i7-920 D0 to 4GHz - and run it overclocked, all day, everyday. We put its claims to the test, and show you BIOS settings so you can get the same results at home.
Intel may be scrapping the Core i7-920, but its replacement, the 2.88GHz Core i7-930, will fill the gap in Q1 2010.
Intel launches the fastest processor ever in the shape of the Core i7-975 Extreme Edition. With the new D0 stepping, it's a great overclocker, but there's a price to match that makes the CPU of limited appeal. Still, expect this CPU to be breaking all the benchmark records for the next six months.
We've seen the raw numbers but what about the overclocking potential? How much value does this add to an expensive platform? Equipped with the latest performance motherboards we strapped in an i7 920 under a huge Thermalright heatsink to find out.
From top to bottom we review and compare the latest processors in Intel's performance line-up and stack all three up against the previous generation from both Intel and AMD to find out where exactly the improvements lie and if they are worth your money.