AMD X570 vs B550 vs B450 Chipset Comparison – Is PCIe 4.0 worth the additional cost?

The latest AMD Ryzen 3000 series has been out for a while now. However, the latest generation chipset available has only been the premium X570. Finally, this is set to change with the launch of the affordable gaming orientated B550 motherboards. The X570 chipset launched with a massive price increase compared to the previous generation, … Read more

B450 vs X470 vs X570 performance for Ryzen 7 3700X & Ryzen 9 3900X – Not much difference, even with PCIe 4.0 NVMe

Original Post – 9th of July 2019 – Updated on 27th July 2019 to include benchmarks across X370, X470 & X570 Zen 2 has finally landed, and it has mostly met expectations. The new CPUs don’t quite take the crown from Intel in pure gaming performance, but they offer much better value for similar gaming … Read more

AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs & X570 Motherboards prices listed by Danish retailer. R5 3700X -£357, 3800X – £435, 3900X – £549

An eagle-eyed Reddit user noticed that Danish retailer Komplett has listed the pricing of the latest Ryzen 3000 CPUs & X570 motherboards early. The prices include the 25% sales tax in Denmark, so it is possible that direct currency conversion is accurate. For example, they have the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X as 2.499DKK which is … Read more

AMD could be working on new premium X590 chipset. More PCIe 4.0 lanes vs X570

With the launch of both the 12-core 3900X and 16-core 3950X CPUs, the differences between the HEDT are becoming blurred and the trend looks set to continue. References towards another premium chipset, the X590, have been spotted by Computerbase which indicates more PCIe lanes and higher prices. The speculation arose from a Twitter user, 1usmus, … Read more

ASUS X570 Motherboard Line-up for Ryzen 3000 CPUs revealed

With Ryzen 3000 series desktop processors launching relatively soon there are a huge number of new motherboards being prepped for release. Videocardz has managed to aquire the list of new models Asus is preppeing to release on the X570 platform. This list likely won’t be complete but these will be the boards that release at … Read more

PC & Console Gaming Christmas Gift Guide 2017 & Yearly Round-Up

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Intro” _builder_version=”3.0.91″ background_layout=”light”] Whether you are a PC gamer, console gamer or part of the hybrid master race it has been an excellent year for gaming. The Switch has arrived and been an enormous success; both the PS4 and Xbox have been updated to new powerful versions allowing for 4K content. Then … Read more