Don't-Miss Processor Stories

Intel Whiskey Lake Computex

Intel's Whiskey Lake notebook chips will offer big turbo boosts to get you to upgrade

A leak from HP has revealed that there will be one key difference between Intel's Kaby Lake-R chips and the upcoming Whiskey Lake notebook processors.

32-core 2nd gen Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

AMD's 32-core Threadripper dares Intel to match it on cores and price

AMD throws out four new 2nd-gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, ranging from 32 cores to 12 cores, and all priced to kill Intel.

Threadripper

2nd Gen Threadripper unbox, install and Threadripper 3 tease

Gordon gets help from AMD on how to unbox the 32-core Threadripper 2990WX, plus a special tease of Threadripper 3.

ryzen 3 2200g 3

AMD's Ryzen 3 2200G with Radeon Vega graphics, our favorite budget gaming CPU, gets even cheaper

AMD's Ryzen 3 2200G taps Radeon Vega cores to let you game without a graphics card, and it's 10% off at Amazon today.

Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake

Oops! MSI confirms 9th-gen Core processors that Intel hasn't announced yet

MSI's Z370 motherboards will support Intel's 9000-series CPUs, but Intel hasn't announced 9th-gen chips yet.

asus rog strix b450 f gaming

AMD brings overclocking to the masses with its Ryzen B450 chipset

AMD has launched its Ryzen B450 chipset, which offers high-end features like overclocking at mass-market prices.

Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake

Intel says it will finally have 10nm PC processors by holiday 2019

Intel reported record revenue and even a better-than-expected forecast, but PC builders better get used to the 14nm Whiskey Lake parts.

dell new xps 13 vs hp spectre x360 13 2

How to pick the best CPU for your next laptop

What's the best CPU for your next laptop? We'll help you pick Core i7 vs. Core i5, Pentium N or Celeron U.

The Full Nerd

The Full Nerd ep. 59: Core i7-8086K overclocking and CPU soldering with Steve from Gamers Nexus

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we get geek out over Intel's Core i7-8086K with Steve Burke from Gamers Nexus.

pcwdigitaledition primary july18

PCWorld's July Digital Magazine: AMD steals Computex with its 32-core Threadripper

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

macbook pro 15 2018 primary

Here's how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be

Apple finally boards the 8th-gen Core i7 train, and we already know how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be.

intel 8th gen family logo

What to expect from the MacBook Pro’s leap to 8th-generation Intel processors

Apple is finally refreshing the MacBook Pro line with 8th-generation (Coffee Lake) Intel CPUs, and everything is about to get a whole lot faster.

on macworld.com

2018 06 12 16.13.27

Giveaway: Win a signed Threadripper 2 T-Shirt

This is probably your only chance ever to get a 2018 2nd-gen Threadripper shirt

intel core i9 logos

Intel 8th-gen Core i7 vs. 7th-gen Core i7 CPUs: An upgrade that's finally worth it

Intel's 6-core 8th-gen Core i7-8750H breaks the rule about about not upgrading from one generation to the next. Just see how it obliterates its predecessors in our benchmarks.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper

AMD offers winners of Intel's Core i7-8086K contest a 16-core Threadripper CPU instead

Shade thrown: AMD taunts Intel while offering to exchange Core i7-8086K CPUs for the Threadripper 1950X.

8086 old 8086k new

Intel's limited edition 5GHz Core i7-8086K goes on sale to celebrate the 8086's 40th anniversary

The Core i7-8086K may be named after the first x86 chip, but this is one of Intel's most advanced gaming processors.