Upgrades Information

Processor Choices

A processor is the heart of any custom built computer. It is one of the main factors in deciding how fast you want it to go!

When choosing a processor, you need to be looking at the speed which is nowadays measured in "GHz". The higher the GHz, the faster it is. Once upon a time, processors used to be single core, they have now advanced into multicore and multithreaded processors. A 4 core or threaded processor is going to be faster than 2 core/threaded processor.

It is also worth noting that we only use the latest processors on the market. We do not sell old out of date processors that no one wants and pretend they are something they are not. This can be a common corner cutting method used by other computer manufacturers.

Finally a 4 cores processor that runs at say 3.4Ghz does not equal 13.6Ghz despite it being a logical process, so if you ever see them advertised like that then the seller has not got a clue!

 

AMD CPUs  Intel CPUs

 

 

AMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.2Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.2Ghz
  • Turbo CPU Speed - 3.4Ghz
  • Core Technology - 4 Cores - 8 Threads
  • Cache - L3 4MB
  • TDP - 65W
  • Socket Type - AM4 "Ryzen"
  • Overclockable - Yes

 

 

AMD Ryzen 5 1500x 3.5Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.5Ghz
  • Turbo CPU Speed - 3.7Ghz
  • Core Technology - 4 Cores - 8 Threads
  • Cache - L3 16MB
  • TDP - 65W
  • Socket Type - AM4 "Ryzen"
  • Special Features - Extended Frequency Range (XFR)
  • Overclockable - Yes

 

 

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 3.2Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.2Ghz
  • Turbo CPU Speed - 3.6Ghz
  • Core Technology - 6 Cores - 12 Threads
  • Cache - L3 16MB
  • TDP - 65W
  • Socket Type - AM4 "Ryzen"
  • Overclockable - Yes

 

 

AMD Ryzen 5 1600x 3.6Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.6Ghz
  • Turbo CPU Speed - 4.0Ghz
  • Core Technology - 6 Cores - 12 Threads
  • Cache - L3 16MB
  • TDP - 95W
  • Socket Type - AM4 "Ryzen"
  • Special Features - Extended Frequency Range (XFR)
  • Overclockable - Yes

 

 

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 3.0Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.0Ghz
  • Turbo CPU Speed - 3.7Ghz
  • Core Technology - 8 Cores - 16 Threads
  • Cache - L3 16MB
  • TDP - 65W
  • Socket Type - AM4 "Ryzen"
  • Special Features - Extended Frequency Range (XFR)
  • Overclockable - Yes

 

 

AMD Ryzen 7 1700x 3.4Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.4Ghz
  • Turbo CPU Speed - 3.8Ghz
  • Core Technology - 8 Cores - 16 Threads
  • Cache - L3 16MB
  • TDP - 95W
  • Socket Type - AM4 "Ryzen"
  • Special Features - Extended Frequency Range (XFR)
  • Overclockable - Yes

 

 

AMD Ryzen 7 1800x 3.6Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.6Ghz
  • Turbo CPU Speed - 4.0Ghz
  • Core Technology - 8 Cores - 16 Threads
  • Cache - L3 16MB
  • TDP - 95W
  • Socket Type - AM4 "Ryzen"
  • Special Features - Extended Frequency Range (XFR)
  • Overclockable - Yes

 

 

Intel Celeron G3930 2.9Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 2.9Ghz
  • Core Technology - 2 Cores - 2 Threads
  • Cache - L3 2MB
  • TDP - 51W
  • Socket Type - 1151 7th Generation "Kaby Lake"
  • Overclockable - No

 

 

Intel Pentium G4560 3.5Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.5Ghz
  • Core Technology - 2 Cores - 4 Threads
  • Cache - L3 3MB
  • TDP - 54W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading
  • Socket Type - 1151 7th Generation "Kaby Lake"
  • Overclockable - No

 

 

Intel Core i3 7100 3.9Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.9Ghz
  • Core Technology - 2 Cores - 4 Threads
  • Cache - L3 3MB SmartCache
  • TDP - 51W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading, Intel Optane Memory Support
  • Socket Type - 1151 7th Generation “Kaby Lake”
  • Overclockable - No

 

 

Intel Core i3 7300 4.0Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 4.0Ghz
  • Core Technology - 2 Cores - 4 Threads
  • Cache - L3 4MB SmartCache
  • TDP - 51W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading, Intel Optane Memory Support
  • Socket Type – 1151 7th Generation “Kaby Lake”
  • Overclockable - No

 

 

Intel Core i5 7400 3.0Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.0Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 3.5Ghz
  • Core Technology - 4 Cores - 4 Threads
  • Cache - L3 6MB SmartCache
  • TDP - 65W
  • Special Features - Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Optane Memory Support
  • Socket Type – 1151 7th Generation “Kaby Lake”
  • Overclockable - No

 

 

Intel Core i5 7500 3.4Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.4Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 3.8Ghz
  • Core Technology - 4 Cores - 4 Threads
  • Cache - L3 6MB SmartCache
  • TDP - 65W
  • Special Features - Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Optane Memory Support
  • Socket Type – 1151 7th Generation “Kaby Lake”
  • Overclockable - No

 

 

Intel Core i5 7600 3.5Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.5Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 4.1Ghz
  • Core Technology - 4 Cores - 4 Threads
  • Cache - L3 6MB SmartCache
  • TDP - 65W
  • Special Features - Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Optane Memory Support
  • Socket Type – 1151 7th Generation “Kaby Lake”
  • Overclockable - No

 

 

Intel Core i5 7600K 3.8Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.8Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 4.2Ghz
  • Core Technology - 4 Cores - 4 Threads
  • Cache - L3 6MB SmartCache
  • TDP - 91W
  • Special Features - Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Optane Memory Support
  • Socket Type – 1151 7th Generation “Kaby Lake”
  • Overclockable - Yes
  • We recomended this CPU is used with a Aftermarkerket CPU Cooler

 

 

Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.6Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 4.2Ghz
  • Core Technology - 4 Cores - 8 Threads
  • Cache - L3 8MB SmartCache
  • TDP - 65W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Optane Memory Support
  • Socket Type – 1151 7th Generation “Kaby Lake”
  • Overclockable - No

 

 

Intel Core i7 7700K 4.2Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 4.2Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 4.5Ghz
  • Core Technology - 4 Cores - 8 Threads
  • Cache - L3 8MB SmartCache
  • TDP - 91W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, Intel Optane Memory Support
  • Socket Type – 1151 7th Generation “Kaby Lake”
  • Overclockable - Yes
  • We recomended this CPU is used with a Aftermarkerket CPU Cooler

 

 

Intel Core i7 6800K 3.4Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.4Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 3.6Ghz
  • Core Technology - 6 Cores - 12 Threads
  • Cache - L3 15MB
  • TDP - 140W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading, Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • PCI Express Lanes - 28
  • Socket Type - 2011-V3 "Broadwell-E"
  • Overclockable - Yes
  • We recomended this CPU is used with a Aftermarkerket CPU Cooler

 

 

Intel Core i7 6850K 3.6Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.6Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 4.0Ghz
  • Core Technology - 6 Cores - 12 Threads
  • Cache - L3 15MB
  • TDP - 140W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading, Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • PCI Express Lanes - 40
  • Socket Type - 2011-V3 "Broadwell-E"
  • Overclockable - Yes
  • We recomended this CPU is used with a Aftermarkerket CPU Cooler

 

 

Intel Core i7 6900K 3.6Ghz

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.2Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 4.0Ghz
  • Core Technology - 8 Cores - 16 Threads
  • Cache - L3 20MB
  • TDP - 140W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading, Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • PCI Express Lanes - 40
  • Socket Type - 2011-V3 "Broadwell-E"
  • Overclockable - Yes
  • We recomended this CPU is used with a Aftermarkerket CPU Cooler

 

 

Intel Core i7 6950X 3.0Ghz Extreme Edition

Technical Specifications:
  • CPU Speed - 3.0Ghz
  • Turbo Boost - 4.0Ghz
  • Core Technology - 10 Cores - 20 Threads
  • Cache - L3 25MB
  • TDP - 140W
  • Special Features - Hyper Threading, Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
  • PCI Express Lanes - 40
  • Socket Type - 2011-V3 "Broadwell-E"
  • Overclockable - Yes
  • We recomended this CPU is used with a Aftermarkerket CPU Cooler

 

 

 

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