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Ken Addison
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Cincinnati, OH

Interested in PC Hardware, 3D Printing, Audio, Networking and much more!

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Watch Ken and Allyn (eventually) build the Geeek A50 ITX chassis

10/19/2018 - 16:40

Apropos of nothing, we decided to turn the studio cameras on this Friday morning and livestream our assembly of the Geeek A50 Mini ITX chassis for an upcoming review. Join us as we build, and rebuild the chassis from in all of it's aluminum...

The Intel Core i9-9900K Review: Competition Renewed

10/19/2018 - 09:00

One of the most radical changes to happen in the last two years in the PC hardware space has to be the launch of AMD's Ryzen processors. Despite the failure that was the FX-series with their Bulldozer architecture, AMD managed to shock the industry...

Power Consumption, Overclocking, and Pricing

10/18/2018 - 17:29

[inline:files/review/2018-10-18/power_1.png] In our power testing, the i9-9900K used substantially more power—around 60 Watts—more than the Core i7-8700K it's replacing. At 206W, the 9900K even manages to outdraw the Ryzen 7 2700X by a...

Gaming Performance

10/18/2018 - 17:28

Obviously, for a mainstream CPU, gaming is a highly relevant topic area. As is usual for CPU testing, we are running each game at 1080P, to ensure that the graphics card is not a bottleneck, allowing us to evaluate CPU performance across a wide array of...

Revit 2019 and IOMeter

10/18/2018 - 17:28

This page contains two benchmarks that we have implemented for the first time into this CPU review. We are always looking for benchmarks that provide more of a real-world look at performance instead of just synthetic workloads and are excited about these...

Media Rendering and Encoding

10/18/2018 - 17:27

Cinebench R15 [inline:files/review/2018-10-18/cb15-single.png] [inline:files/review/2018-10-18/cb15-multi.png] In Cinebench R15, the i9-9900K turns in the single highest single-threaded score we've ever seen. Additionally, the 9900K manages to fall...

Synthetics and Scientific

10/18/2018 - 17:27

Geekbench 4.3.0 [inline:files/review/2018-10-18/geekbench-single.png] Geekbench's single threaded benchmark continues to show the superiority of Intel's single thread performance, including a 27% advantage of the Ryzen 7 2700X, and a 5% lead over...

Platform Compatibility and Test Configuration

10/18/2018 - 17:26

In addition to a full suite of games, we are testing this round of CPUs in a variety of synthetic and real-world benchmarks.

Podcast #518 - Join us this week for discussion on the NVIDIA RTX 2070, ARM Neoverse, and more!

10/18/2018 - 11:06

PC Perspective Podcast #518 - 10/18/18 Join us this week for discussion on the NVIDIA RTX 2070, ARM Neoverse, and more! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still access it directly through the RSS page HERE. The...

MSI GeForce RTX 2070 ARMOR - More bang for your buck

10/17/2018 - 21:33

With the launch of the GeForce RTX 2070, NVIDIA seems to have applied some pressure to their partners to get SKUs that actually hit the advertised "starting at $499" price. Compared to the $599 Founders Edition RTX 2070, these lower cost...