We all love it when major product and technology updates are launched. We start thinking about what great new PC builds we can put together and start dreaming of huge FPS numbers in games, sometimes however it can be hard to know whether you should take the plunge or not.
With the launch of Intel’s 12th generation Alder Lake CPUs and Z690, it brings with it a whole lot of performance enhancements and a slew of new features which includes DDR5 and PCIe 5.0, but what exactly are these? What does it mean to gamers and is it worth the upgrade?
Well, we hope to answer some of these questions for you today and shed a little light on exactly what DDR5 and PCIe 5.0 is.