At the moment I'm between the i7 and the R5/R7 2xxx. So, which to choose?
Here's a little price comparison (prices in brazilian Real):
*Since the printscreen with the price comparison wasn't uploading in the forum, i uploaded it here:
Which chipset would be better with a Ryzen 7 2700? I've made list of x370, b450 and x470 boards that seem to have a great performance for gaming, and still fit my budget.
- GIGABYTE X370 GA-AX370-GAMING K3 (US$185.19)
- ASUS PRIME B450-PLUS (US$187.63)
- MSI B450 TOMAHAWK (US$190.10)...
I'm in doubt as to which CPU to pick. It is clear for me that AMD CPUs have a higher cost benefit than Intel CPUs, and in addition offering more cores and threads than Intel, allowing OC on any CPU, including stock coolers and with a path for future upgrades. For these reasons I've already...
This is a great deal on the AMD Ryzen 7 2700. If you want to hand overclock instead of using Precision Boost 2, This is surely what you want to do instead of spend the extra money for PB2. You can read our 2700 Overclocking Review at the linkage. And if you want to skip a couple of cores, the...
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 Overclocking Review
With the AMD Ryzen 7 2700 (non-X) down to as little as $255, it seems that now is the time for us to discuss exactly what the benefits, if any, there are to purchasing the 2700 rather than its more expensive big brother, the 2700X. If you consider yourself a...