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B550 vs. X570: Full Comparison and Which Chipset is Better?

When building a new AMD Ryzen-based PC, one of the most important choices is which motherboard chipset to use. The chipset controls many aspects of performance and dictates what processors are compatible. For mid-range to high-end AMD builds, the B550 and X570 chipsets are two popular options to consider. But which one is better for… Read More »B550 vs. X570: Full Comparison and Which Chipset is Better?

Revisiting a Legend: The ATI Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Card

The ATI Radeon HD 4870 holds a special place in graphics card history. When it launched way back in 2008, this mid-range GPU delivered excellent 1080p gaming performance for just $299. It represented a major turnaround for AMD‘s struggling graphics division at the time. In this in-depth retrospective, we‘ll explore everything that made the Radeon… Read More »Revisiting a Legend: The ATI Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Card

Demystifying Microcode: How Firmware Powers the Modern Computer Revolution

Microcode is one of those terms you may have heard floated around technical circles or seen buried in computer architecture papers. But very few people actually understand what it is and why it‘s so important. In this guide, I‘m going to comprehensively explain what microcode is, how it works, and the pivotal role it plays… Read More »Demystifying Microcode: How Firmware Powers the Modern Computer Revolution