Tag Archives: CPU

AMD CPU Zen, CPU vs GPU, SD cards

In sweet preparation of my dream gaming pc I am looking left and right in order to see what are the best computer components to get into that gaming machine. Later in the summer I’ll have the new gaming rig at home and I’ll enjoy some fine gaming with the newest games from 2015 and […]

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Computer fun: how a CPU is made, aspect ratios, case recommendation

A CPU is build in a very strictly controlled environment where the transistors are build by simply building them layer by layer though a process called photolithography. Today we have CPUs in which the transistors are 14nm big. It is an incredible step since the first ICs in 1947, but basically a CPU is build […]

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CPU history back to back: Intel vs AMD

It is about the modern processor history, mind you, the one since 1970s until now, not the one from 1826, when the differential engine was built or since 1600s, when a tax calculator was devised by Pascal or from way back before when the Chineze were using the abacus. Intel first launches the 4004 CPU […]

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CPU speeds and turbo boost for CPUs explained

There was a time when the CPU speeds was all there was to know about these important pieces of hardware, but now we need to take more things into account like: power consumption, cores, frequency, operations per cycle, cache memory, video processing and so on. Tech Quickie guides us a bit through the history of […]

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