Core i9-13900K

Building on the success of their hybrid architecture Alder Lake (12th Gen) Core series chips, Intel last year released the upgraded Raptor Lake core with a similar core architecture and design with performance (P) cores and efficiency (E) cores. While we've reviewed and put Intel's 13th Gen Core series chips through their paces, it's been a while since we tested out the platforms that not only unleash that multi-threaded and single-core IPC performance but add all of the features associated with each chipset. In a series of relative socket LGA 17000 motherboard reviews, we're looking at perhaps one of the most interesting models for Intel's 13th Gen Core series. ASRock has added 'Carrara' to the mix, adding to their already popular Taichi series of motherboards...

A Lighter Touch: Exploring CPU Power Scaling On Core i9-13900K and Ryzen 9 7950X

One of the biggest running gags on social media and Reddit is how hot and power hungry CPUs have become over the years. Whereas at one time flagship x86...

61 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/6/2023

Intel Core i9-13900K and i5-13600K Review: Raptor Lake Brings More Bite

Today marks the release of Intel’s 13th Gen Core series, codenamed Raptor Lake. The first models to be unleashed into retail channels are all overclockable parts, with six SKUs...

169 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/20/2022

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