New benchmarks show Intel Rocket Lake chips leading Comet Lake and AMD Zen 3 in single-core

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New benchmarks show Intel Rocket Lake chips leading Comet Lake and AMD Zen 3 in single-core

Early benchmarking results for Intel's Core i7 11700K are in and it's showing promising signs for performance gains over current Intel 10th Gen processors—even with a couple cores shy of the 10-core compliment on Comet Lake's top chip. Similarly, figures from Core i9 11900K testing suggests it's also taking the lead in single-threaded performance, which could make for two venerable gaming chips out of Rocket Lake, at least.

AMD views Ryzen 5000 CPU temperatures up to 95C as ‘typical and by design’

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AMD views Ryzen 5000 CPU temperatures up to 95C as ‘typical and by design’

AMD is not freaking out over its latest generation Zen 3 processors hitting higher temperatures than what users might be accustomed to, or comfortable with, based on temp characteristics of prior generation CPUs. In certain instances, a Ryzen 5000 series CPU may run at 90C or even 95C, which is "typical and by design," according to AMD.

The latest Intel Rocket Lake motherboard leaks show Asus has hit peak ROG

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The latest Intel Rocket Lake motherboard leaks show Asus has hit peak ROG

It's that time again. Whenever CES rolls around manufacturers to throw out masses of new motherboard designs to keep up with the newest CPUs, and digital CES 2021 is no different. The latest dump of motherboards feature Intel Z590 chipsets, so they'll be able to handle Intel's upcoming 11th Generation Rocket Lake CPUs. And boy, are they looking fancy.