67: CPU Heavyweight Fight Card: AMD Zen 4 vs. Intel Raptor Lake – A Battle Of The Ages!


Welcome to Hardware Addicts, a proud member of the TuxDigital Network. Hardware Addicts is the podcast that focuses on the physical components that powers our technology world.

In this episode, we’re going to be talking about AMD’s new Zen 4 versus Intel’s Raptor Lake…which one should take your upgrade dollar bills. Is Intel finally ready to take back their crown?
Then we head to Camera Corner where Wendy will discuss Making Full Frame Affordable

So Sit back, Relax, and Plug In because Hardware Addicts Starts Now!

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Ducky Keyboard: https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=8806

Zen 4 vs Raptor Lake Rumored Specs:

AMD Cores: Cores / Threads Up to 16 Cores / 32 Threads
Intel Cores: Up to 8P + 16E | 24 Cores / 32 Threads

AMD Speed: Peak Clocks ~5.7 GHz
Intel Speed: 5.8 Observed and 6.0 Rumored

AMD TDP: 170W /230W
Intel TDP: 125W / 241W

AMD Memory: DDR5 Only (No DDR4 support)
Intel Memory: DDR4-3200 / DDR5-5200 (5600)

AMD PCIe: 5.0 – 24 Lanes
Intel PCIe: 5.0 x16, PCIe 4.0 x4 (SSD)

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If you’re addicted to Computer Hardware and technology, this podcast is for you. Hardware Addicts brings you the latest trends in tech along with brain filling tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your hardware. Join Ryan, Wendy, and Michael as we geek out on the physical technology that powers our addiction.

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