AMD didn’t even need its best CPU to beat Intel

AMD didn’t even need its best CPU to beat Intel

Looks like the competition between AMD and Intel is about to start heating up again. AMD’s upcoming second-best processor, the Ryzen 9 9900X, was just spotted in an early benchmark — and the results are shockingly good. If this is what AMD can do with a 12-core CPU, what’s going to happen when the 16-core version of Zen 5 appears in tests? The happy news (for AMD fans, at least) comes directly from the Geekbench 6.2 database, and it all …