Intel has revealed their latest 13th generation CPU lineup powered by the Z790 chipset, so now is the perfect time to get that new PC build going. But what exactly are the new 13th gen Intel CPUs all about? Why should you opt to go for team blue? Well, let’s take a bit of a dive into the newly announced hardware and see what it’s all about, and why it’s worthy of your new PC build.
AMD has recently announced their latest Ryzen™ 7000 processors offering, powered by the new Zen 4 architecture and sporting the new socket AM5. This release means that AMD will be firing on all cylinders with their addition of support for PCIe 5.0 and DDR5, bringing them in-line with the latest Intel offerings.
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.