i9-9900K Review & Delid: Solder vs. Paste, Game Streaming Benchmarks

Our review of the Intel i9-9900K CPU delids the CPU, tests for soldered thermals vs. thermal paste, benchmarks game performance vs. the 2700X, & more. Ad: Buy the be quiet! Dark Rock 4 on Amazon: NEW Limited Edition GN Graph Logo shirt now in stock: Article: The Intel i9-9900K claims to be the best gaming […]

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MSI Z390 Godlike Review: $600 Motherboard Break-Down & VRM

Buildzoid reviews the MSI Z390 Godlike VRM and PCB, talking about overclocking capabilities and whether it’s worth spending $600 for this board. Ad: Get the Corsair K70 Mk2 on Amazon () MSI’s MEG Z390 Godlike motherboard might be the most expensive board for the new Intel i9-9900K CPUs. It makes several interesting trades in its […]

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EVGA RTX 2070 Review & Overclocking vs. GTX 970, 1070, & More

Our EVGA RTX 2070 Black review benchmarks overclocking, thermals, noise, and framerate performance of the RTX 2070 vs. GTX 970, 1070, Vega 64, and more. Ad: Buy Thermaltake’s View 71 (Amazon) Article: We just restocked most the store, including zipper hoodies!: The RTX 2070 follows the RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti, but is priced more […]

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Raijintek Ophion Case Review: Mini-ITX Hotbox with Potential

Our review of Raijintek’s Ophion looks at a mini-ITX form factor case that competes with the likes of Dancase options. Ad: NZXT E-Series PSU on Amazon () Article: This Raijintek Ophion review benchmarks thermal performance versus some of the best mini-ITX cases, like SilverStone’s SG13, but also keeps a close eye on build quality and […]

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Deceptive Benchmarks Corrected, Intel Still Doesn’t Get It

Principled Technologies has corrected testing that Intel published, previously showing Ryzen 7 in an unfair light. Ad: Buy the Thermaltake Level 20 VT on Amazon () This follows a growing saga of Intel bending the truth about its i9-9900K CPU, to a point which is completely nonsensical when considering its existing gaming lead. Our first […]

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Live: PC Build Race – Building Production Computers for the Office

We’re building 4 production computers for the new office! These will be used for video editing, editorial work, and maybe occasionally some gaming. Ad: Buy Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut on Amazon () or Conductonaut Liquid Metal on Amazon () Buying GN merch during the stream is what makes these possible. If you want to help out, […]

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Exclusive: Interview w/ Principled Technologies on Intel Testing (9900K)

This #news coverage provides an exclusive sit-down interview with Principled Technologies, the company that produced the Intel 9900K benchmarks vs. 2700X. Ad: Buy Thermal Grizzly Kryonaut on Amazon () or Conductonaut Liquid Metal on Amazon () Find follow-up interview answers and our thoughts here: Principled Technologies has been the focal point of several content pieces […]

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Intel’s Gross Incompetence & Principled Technologies (Intel Responds)

Intel commissioned Principled Technologies to perform validation testing on the new i9-9900K CPU. The testing methodology is bad and poorly devised, leaving us question the motive and goals. Support us via the GN Store! The 9900K vs. 2700X and 9980XE vs. 2990WX testing by Principled Technologies (by Intel’s commission) is flawed in many ways, and […]

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