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It's a great time to build a gaming PC!

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It's a great time to build a gaming PC!

There has been a number of hardware releases recently and there are more due in the coming weeks.  This makes it a great time to build a gaming PC with the latest components. Nvidia RTX 3080 and 3090 graphics cards launched mid-September. These cards offer better value and a significant performance boost over the previous generation RTX cards. The launch was plagued with availability issues which should hopefully settle over the coming months and stock should become easier to obtain. The RTX 3070 launched last week and this card offers excellent performance and value.       AMD also announced RDNA2...

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AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Desktop Processors

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AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Desktop Processors

Last week AMD announced the upcoming Ryzen 5000 CPU’s based on new Zen 3 architecture.  The initial release on November 5th will include four CPU’s. Ryzen 5 5600X 6 Cores 12 Threads Base Clock 3.7GHz Max Boost Clock up to 4.6GHz TDP 65W Ryzen 7 5800X 8 Cores 16 Threads Base Clock 3.8GHz Max Boost Clock up to 4.7GHz TDP 105W Ryzen 9 5900X  12 Cores 24 Threads Base Clock 3.7GHz  Max Boost Clock up to 4.8GHz  TDP 105W Ryzen 9 5950X   16 Cores 32 Threads Base Clock 3.7GHz Max Boost Clock up to 4.9GHz TDP 105W AMD are boasting...

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