Kill two birds with one stone.
Not too long ago, it didn’t matter if you wanted to do full-time gaming or get actual work done on your rig. You were stuck with one choice to speak of, which happened to be Intel. The lack of competition meant Intel had a monopoly over the industry and could deal with pricing however they wanted.
These days, the script has been flipped a bit. AMD’s first generation of Ryzen had more cores and a lower price point then Intel but didn’t have the best gaming performance. The second-generation improved on this a bit and now, finally, with their new Zen 2 architecture, they’re giving Intel a run for its money. Read Full