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At CES 2019 ASUS is looking to push the boundaries of Intel Skylake-X processors even further than ever before with the announcement its ROG Rampage VI Extreme Omega X299 motherboard. This board features dual LAN, four M.2 slots and support for 3-way SLI and Crossfire setups. The ROG Rampage VI Extreme Omega The new ASUS ROG Rampage VI Extreme follows the release of the goliath ASUS ROG Dominus Extreme model announced for Intel 28-core Xeon W-3175X late last year. The Omega, however, is a little lighter on the surface than the Dominus Extreme and is aimed more at enthusiasts. The board has a solid feature set such as quad M.2, an Aquantia ACQ107 10G NIC, and an Intel I211AT gigabit NIC. Wi-Fi is also a notable...

Best CPUs for Workstations: 2018

In our series of Best CPU guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended workstation CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the...

32 by Ian Cutress on 11/21/2018

The AMD Threadripper 2990WX 32-Core and 2950X 16-Core Review

If you live by the workstation, you die by the performance. When it comes to processing data, throughput is key: the more a user can do, the more projects...

165 by Ian Cutress on 8/13/2018

Intel Discuss Whiskey Lake-U, Amber Lake-Y, and ‘Cascade Lake-X’

From Intel’s announcements today, two new unannounced codenames come to the front of the list: Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake. These are new U-series and Y-series processors respectively, and...

16 by Ian Cutress on 6/5/2018

Best CPUs for Workstations 2017

In our series of Best CPU guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended workstation CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the...

3 by Ian Cutress on 10/2/2017

The Intel Core i9-7980XE and Core i9-7960X CPU Review Part 1: Workstation

The buzz since Intel announced it was bringing an 18-core CPU to the consumer market has been palpable: users are anticipating this to be Intel’s best performing processor, and...

151 by Ian Cutress on 9/25/2017

The Intel Broadwell-E Review: Core i7-6950X, i7-6900K, i7-6850K and i7-6800K Tested

What would you do with more CPU cores? This is a question I see posted from an Intel employee on a yearly basis, and it actually is a difficult...

208 by Ian Cutress on 5/31/2016

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