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The latest Processor reviews at PC Advisor. Processor user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

  • Toshiba Qosmio 'SpursEngine' review

    A second 'SpursEngine' processor for graphics improves the picture quality of web video in Toshiba's new multimedia laptop lineup - the Toshiba Qosmio laptops.

    £2,500 inc VAT

  • Intel Core i7 980X review

    The Intel Core i7 980X is Intel's latest six-core, 3.33GHz processor. It's also the fastest processor available to consumers.

    £889 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Intel Ivy Bridge-E Core i7-4960X review

    We put to the test Intel's Ivy Bridge-E Core i7-4960X processor, a six-core 22nm processor aimed at workstations. Here's PC Advisor's Intel Ivy Bridge-E Core i7-4960X…

    £847 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition review

    Intel's latest Extreme Edition CPU is a worthy successor to the throne, but this £839 processor is strictly for the enthusiast set.

    £839 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Intel Core i7-3960X CPU review

    Intel's latest Extreme Edition CPU is a worthy successor to the throne, but this expensive processor is strictly for the enthusiast set.

    £792 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Intel QX9650 'Penryn' quad-core desktop processor

    There's a new high-end desktop chip in town - namely, the Intel QX9650, the first from Intel's new Penryn family of CPUs.

    £650 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Intel Xeon X5600 review

    Our review of the Intel Xeon X5600 series CPU shows that fast AES encryption, better scalability, and consistent per-core performance make the new six-core Xeon -…

    £649 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 5000+ & FX-62

    While Intel continues to pop out sockets and processors on an almost daily basis, AMD has been more circumspect in revamping its range.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • AMD Athlon 64 FX-62 & X2 Dual-Core 5000+

    While Intel continues to pop out sockets and processors on an almost daily basis, AMD has been more circumspect in revamping its range.

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Intel Core i7-2600K (Sandy Bridge) review

    The Intel Core i7-2600K processor is a worthy successor to the i7-860 and i7-920 chips at default clock speeds. On balance, paying about the same amount for a…

    £251 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition review

    The AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition is a six-core PC processor which uses the AM3 motherboard socket.

    £182 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • AMD Phenom II X6 1055T review

    AMD's Phenom II X6 1055T is one of the best value for money propositions on the market. It's a true six-core CPU that can be found for around £160 from online stores…

    £162 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Intel Core i5-661 review

    The Intel Core i5-661 CPU represents the next generation of mid-range processors that will power many of the new desktop PCs released this year.

    £150 inc VAT

  • AMD Phenom X4 9950 and 9350e review

    AMD's latest Phenom processors offer solid performance at a mid-range price, with the added bonus of lower power draw.

    £139 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • AMD A8-3850 APU review

    We tested the AMD 'Lynx' Fusion A-Series class of processors. Our tests of the AMD A8-3850 APU found that games fans are in for a treat.

    £100 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Intel Core i5-540M review

    We put the Intel Core i5-540M mobile processor to the test.

    Free

  • AMD Phenom desktop quad-core processor

    Hot on the heels of Intel's Penryn comes the first consumer-targeted quad-core CPU from AMD. We've tested AMD's Phenom, taking a close look at the 2.4GHz AMD Phenom 9700.

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • nVidia Ion review

    Comprising the nVidia GeForce 9400 GPU with an Intel Atom chip, the nVidia Ion platform aims to bring premium performance to small form factor netbooks and PCs. We…

    Free

  • Intel Nehalem Xeon review

    The new Intel Nehalem Xeon CPUs, which are being introduced in countless one- and two-socket servers and workstations, have already generated a lot of heat.

    Free

  • Intel Ivy Bridge review

    We tested the Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7-3770K processor. Our Ivy Bridge review shows that Intel's new Core processors offer improvements in performance and power…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

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