Today we're looking at DeepCool's GAMMAXX 400 V2, an entry level cooler which runs for $24.99 USD - making it the 2nd cheapest cooler we have tested. When DeepCool had originally offered to send this for testing, I wasn't interested - I didn't think it could handle my CPU. I was pleasantly surprised to find that I was wrong.
When Rocketlake launched, I declined to call my coverage of it a "review" because the motherboards I had available were either using early (buggy) BIOSes and/or were experiencing other problems. Have these BIOS updates improved the situation at all? Keep reading.
The $619.99 i9-12900k provides incredible uplifts in both gaming and productivity, while the $299.99 i5-12600k is the star of the show providing better overall performance than Intel's i9-10900k and uses significantly less power to do so.
Today we'll be comparing Intel's newly released "Beast Canyon" Extreme NUC, which uses a TigerLake i9-11900kb, to it's predecessor "Ghost Canyon" which uses the i9-9980hk. Each features an 8c CPU with a 65w long term TDP and are officially "unlocked", allowing for overclocking.