In order to keep things spicy, we have come up with another worthy rival to our gold medalist AMD Ryzen 7 2700 and this is the first addition to the 8th gen Intel Core i9 family which goes under the name Core i9-8950HK.
Starting off with Ryzen 7 2700, the chip is based on AMD’s new 12 nm Zen+ architecture with a total of 4 cores 8 cores and can execute up to 16 threads simultaneously thanks to Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT). Furthermore, it ticks at a base frequency of 3.2 GHz that can go up to 4.1 GHz. The specs sheet is complemented by 16MB of L3 Cache, support for up to a dual-channel DDR4 memory controller, as well as TDP rated at 65 W.
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