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The upcoming AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D does look like a very potent gaming chip as even with DDR5-6000 memory, an Intel Alder Lake-S Core i9-12900K is barely able to keep up in 1080p gaming scenarios.
Intel has finally responded to widespread reports of bending 12th Gen Alder Lake-S desktop processors. Some of the most expensive SKUs like the Core i9-12900K are also affected by this issue.
Today, Intel officially unveiled the Core i9-12900KS processor. The latest special edition CPU from Team Blue comes with higher clock speeds across all platforms and a hefty price tag of $739.
Cinebench numbers for the binned Core i9-12900KS show that it can easily outpace the top-end AMD Ryzen 9 5950X even in multi-threaded situation. And in single-threaded test, the gap is even bigger.
A new CPU exploit based on the infamous Spectre v2 has been discovered. However, when the security patch is applied it can affect performance by up to 36%, that's according to a recent study.
A Chinese motherboard vendor called Onda has developed a fascinating motherboard for Intel's 12th Gen Alder Lake-S processors that has one DIMM slot for DDR4 while the other DIMM slot is for DDR5.
Ryzen 6000 Rembrandt APUs are the first chips in the world to bring Microsoft Pluton support. But despite also being a partner with the Redmond giant, Intel will not support Pluton, for now.
PassMark has released its latest updated single-thread processor rankings for February. The list is dominated mostly by Intel and some Apple M1 parts. AMD has really struggled to make a mark.
Intel's locked Alder Lake-S Pentium G7400T was overclocked from 3.1, all the way up to 5.8GHz, a massive ~87% increase using BCLK tweaking. As such, the CPU has produced some impressive benchmarks.
MSI has announced a new ATX12VO-based mother for Intel Alder Lake-S processors. The board is named the PRO H610M 12VO, the first budget 12VO offering. Details, however, on it are low currently.
A new set of leaks of involving soon-to-be-announced Intel 12th Gen Core non-K variants. The leaks involve a list of the upcoming CPUs, their pricing, and selected tests to demonstrate improvements.
ASUS has made a new DDR5 to DDR4 adapter which can help fit DDR4 RAM onto a DDR5 motherboard. The device, although prototype, makes sense in the market right now as DDR5 kits are too expensive.
ASUS has confirmed that the reversed capacitor problem that was detected earlier is potentially causing the issues on its ROG Maximus Hero Z690 motherboards. The firm has initiated a recall program.
The $599.99 Maximus Hero Z690 motherboards could be going up in flames due to a silly error from ASUS' manufacturing. Analysis shows that the board's capacitor is placed incorrectly, causing failure.
A purported early comparison of the upcoming Intel Alder Lake-S Core i3-12100 shows it completely annihilating the currently available Ryzen 3 3300X and 3100 processors in all kinds of workload.
The specifications of Alder Lake-S locked (non-K) models have leaked out today via a couple of leaks. Alongside those, pictures of the physical CPU SKUs themselves have also been leaked.
Due to the recently reported shortage of DDR5 desktop memory, scalpers have started to sell these at very high prices on eBay. For example, a pair of dual 16GB RGB RAM kits has been listed for $5,000.
Linux 5.16-rc1 came out Sunday and an early performance look at the new kernel on Intel's Alder Lake has given really poor results. It's speculated that a recently added feature is causing the issue.
When Intel and Microsoft stated that the 12h Gen Alder Lake architecture is optimized for Windows 11, they probably didn't lie as suggested by benchmarks run on both platforms using a Core i9-12900K.
Intel's Alder Lake-S compatible 600 series motherboards may not all feature the new PCIe 5.0 technology according to a new report. The motherboard models seem to not indicate this difference clearly.
ASRock has announced today that its overclocking (OC) records on Alder Lake-S using the Z690 AQUA OC board have been validated by HWBOT. Meanwhile, Gigabyte has denied that it faked its 8GHz CPU-Z OC.
Intel has published today a full list of games that are affected by DRM, particularly Denuvo on Windows 10 and 11 Alder Lake PCs. Plus a workaround has also been provided and a fix is rolling out.
Intel has published a workaround for Alder Lake CPUs on Windows 10 that were having issues with games' DRM, particularly Denuvo. The company has also added that a fix is ready and is rolling out.
Intel launched its 12th gen Alder Lake-S desktop CPUs recently which are compatible with both DDR5 and DDR4 boards. In this article, we try to summarise what the pros and cons of each platform are.
Intel at its Innovation event allegedly used an older Windows 11 build - which had issues on Ryzen - to showcase its performance advantages with Alder Lake-S, claims Charlie Demerjian.
Slides showing the purported pricing and gaming performance of Intel's upcoming Alder Lake-S lineup have leaked. The flagship Core i9-12900K is seemingly up to 30% faster than Ryzen 9 5950X at gaming.
Leaked benchmarks reveal that Intel's upcoming Alder Lake-S processors will offer up to 50% more performance in multi-threaded scenarios. The chips will launch on November 4.
A Reddit user has posted photos of a retail version of Intel's Alder Lake-S flagship Core i9-12900K that they managed to purchase early. Elsewhere, Microcenter has also started listing the CPUs.
Next-gen DDR5 memory will be 50-60% more expensive than DDR4 was at launch, according to MSI's estimates. Support for the new DRAM standard is being debuted with Intel's 12th gen Alder Lake-S CPUs.
Acer has launched its new Predator Orion 7000 Windows 11 gaming desktops packing Intel's upcoming Alder Lake-S platform alongside Nvidia's RTX 3090. They sport plenty of options and ARGB lighting.
Probably the first DDR4 benchmarks for Intel's upcoming Alder Lake-S desktop processors have leaked today via PugetBench. Overall, the performance on DDR4 seems good at least in the case of this.
A purported new leak for the upcoming Alder Lake-S flagship Core i9-12900K shows the processor is easily able to overclock DDR5 kits by insane amounts suggesting that the CPUs will pack a strong IMC.
MSI has unveiled a free upgrade kit program for a couple of its coolers on Alder Lake-S LGA1700 socket. As a result, the vendor has seemingly confirmed the launch date for Intel's upcoming CPUs.
Official benchmarks for Intel's upcoming Alder Lake-S flagship Core i9-12900K have been released today by SiSoftware. It has been compared with the last-gen Rocket Lake 11900K and AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X.
Today, purported SiSoft Sandra and Cinebench R23 results for Intel's Alder Lake-S Core i9-12900K leaked. While the latter's score is quite impressive, the same cannot be said for Sandra.
New chipset filings for Intel's upcoming H670, B660, and H610 have been spotted on the EEC's website. Curiously, the entries have been made by Intel itself suggesting these aren't launching very soon.
AMD's Ryzen 9 5950X is nearly 30% slower than the upcoming Intel 12th gen Alder Lake-S flagship Core i9 12900K SKU, according to leaked Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation benchmark numbers.
Alder Lake-S is Intel's 12th generation lineup of processors that are expected to be faster, hotter, and more expensive than its predecessors. However, the pricing is suggesting something else.
According to a new report today, Intel is purportedly launching its upcoming 12th gen Performance Hybrid-based Alder Lake-S desktop processors and Z690 chipset motherboards in November this year.