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In our series of Buyer Guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the time of writing (3/19). Numbers in graphs reflect MSRP. CPU Buyer's Guide: Q1 2017 As we move through to the second quarter of the year, we have had two major updates to the desktop CPU landscape. First, Intel launched its Seventh generation of Core-based CPUs, known under the Kaby Lake name, using a refined version of their 14nm process that allowed for some frequency gains over the previous generation Skylake microarchitecture. Then AMD made their biggest CPU launch in five years, with a renewed attack on high-performance computing with the Ryzen 7 family. After spending so many years fighting...

Overclocking the FC-PGA Celeron

Armed with a handful of 0.18-micron Celeron CPUs, we investigate the performance discrepancies that exist between the Pentium III and the Celeron as well as take these babies to...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/17/2000

Buyer's Guide - March 2000

Building a new system? Confused about exactly what to get? Let the first edition of the AnandTech Buyer's Guide help you with your purchase.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/28/2000

Chipset Guide

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2 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/1/1997

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