Category - Workstations

Raptor Lake Resfresh with the Intel Core i9-14900K, Core i7-14700K and Core i5-14600K Review – Hot dragon battle in the energetic final stage

Much helps much, my grandma used to say. And before you throw something away, it’s better to make something new out of it. So say my grandma and Intel. After Raptor Lake is before Arrow Lake, and so the Raptor refresh comes almost exactly one year later. Says Intel and my grandma is silent. And so, in addition to a bit more clock, at least [...]

AMD Radeon Pro W7600 and Radeon Pro W7500: New Professional Graphics Cards for CAD, 3D Rendering, Video Editing and Machine Learning

AMD today announced two new professional graphics cards, the Radeon Pro W7600 and Radeon Pro W7500. Both cards are based on the new RDNA 3 architecture and offer a range of features that make them suitable for a variety of professional applications. AMD thus rounds off the product family at the bottom. A Radeon W7700 has not yet been colped [...]

Intel’s new Xeon W-3400 and Xeon W-2400 series desktop workstation processors (Sapphire Rapids) with big performance leap and advanced platform features

Let’s first look back: Intel’s nevertheless very successful HEDT line ended in 2019 with the Core X series, almost 3 years ago. Since then, the company has launched three complete generations of mobile and desktop CPUs, but completely ignored the HEDT platform. In the meantime, the Core desktop chips of the 13th generation offer a high [...]

Intel Core i9-13900K and Core i5-13600K Review – Showdown of the 13th Generation and a 3/4 Crown for the last big Monolith

With Raptor Lake, Intel now also ends the era of monolithic processors. This of course comes with another decent performance boost and it will be the purpose of this review to compare the new CPUs with AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 family. That is definitely worthwhile, because Intel would quite like to have the so-called gaming crown back. The [...]

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X and Ryzen 7 7700X Review with gaming and workstation benchmarks- A new era begins with Zen 4 an the new Socket AM5

AMD let us release tests of the four new Zen 4 CPUs today in the form of the Ryzen 9 7950X, Ryzen 9 7900X, Ryzen 7 7700X and Ryzen 5 7600X. We have already reported about it for a long time, but now the necessary test samples are finally materializing in the form of the real CPUs, which can provide answers to the many questions that have been [...]

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti FE in a Studio PC and a Workstation – Showdown against a RTX A6000 and limited to 300 Watts

The NVIDIA RTX 3090 Ti FE was unfortunately quite rare as a sample at the launch and only made it into my well-stocked archive much later. But postponed is not canceled and since I didn’t see any sense in testing an even higher clocked (and energetically much more inflated) board partner card in my workstation at that time, exactly this part [...]

What is the Intel Core i5-12400 on the B660 motherboard really capable of in workstation and productive use case? Our practice test | Part 2

Can you really work efficiently and productively with an Intel Core i5-12400? And will DDR4 suffice instead of the expensive and unavailable DDR5 memory? Even if some questions remain unanswered and a “It depends” would be the most diplomatic answer, Intel’s small Core i5 isn’t that bad either. But is that enough against an [...]

Real-time design and simulation tools with RTX | Nvidia Omniverse release, Canvas and Studio updates

Nvidia’s Omniverse real-time design and simulation technology launches into public availability today. Behind the name is a portfolio of tools and plugins for various applications that use RTX to accelerate simulations and design processes. The Omniverse software suite is free and can be obtained by anyone for free from Nvidia. Additional [...]