Posts Tagged: 3770k

AMD's Piledriver FX-8350 Gaming Comparison

When we looked at the Piledriver CPU, we ran it with our standard CPU review HD 6970. However, our CPU review game and 3D benchmark suite is a bit long in the tooth. In an effort to keep our readers more well-informed, we went back to the drawing board to run our much more modern gaming suite (which we use in all GPU reviews) on a more modern, powerful GPU – the ASUS HD 7970 DirectCU II TOP. Read More

ASUS Maximus V GENE Motherboard Review

mATX motherboards aren’t usually what you look at for squeezing ultimate performance out of your system. ASUS has been working to change that perception with their Maximus GENE series of Republic of Gamers motherboards for several generations now. Today we’ll see just how they were able to succeed in this generation with the ASUS Maximus V GENE. Read More

Intel i7 3770K - Ivy Bridge - CPU Review

Intel is back today with a new CPU manufacturing process at 22 nm using their new 3D Tri-Gate transistor design. It’s the Sandy Bridge micro-architecture with a new 22 nm twist. Will we see any performance increase or just the standard lower power and better temperatures? Sit back and relax while we cross the Ivy Bridge. Read More