Damn, Intel!

November 4, 2021 by 27 Comments

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Intel’s long-awaited Alder Lake is finally here – But can 12th-gen Core really slow AMD’s momentum, or is it just another power-hungry processor in a long line of desperation CPUs?

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0:00 Intro
1:06 Intel’s special sauce
1:50 A note about Windows 11 and test setup
2:43 Gaming results
4:56 Productivity results
6:59 Did Intel cheat?
7:46 Power consumption
8:55 Thermal performance – Intel’s still selling space heaters
10:27 Value and conclusion – 12600K > 12900K


27 Replies to “Damn, Intel!”

  1. AMD gen four is watching…

  2. TRIKSHOTz says:

    Gotta love the competition getting exciting again

  3. Red Dragon says:


  4. ASHWIN J says:

    Ryzen still wins for motherboard and cpu total cost

  5. Ridwan Anhar says:

    Any excuse for leak on videocardz?

  6. Fareoneo says:

    windows isn't the only os you should consider in evaluation for this platform

  7. anyone has weird audio issues on android?

  8. Jocke Olzzon says:

    Who the f cares, you can't buy em anyway

  9. M7md Diab says:

    already saw this video it was leaked 😂😂

  10. Who else watched the leaked version already?

  11. D Vargas says:

    FINALLY SOME COMPETITION AGAIN! Lets go bois! Both Intel and AMD fans are gonna win from this

  12. Ryuk says:

    tis hits harder than the train

  13. Speedy Fayur says:

    Intel will eventually release ther 78th gen proccesers and linus will be like: "Oh boy, Here we go again"

    ILY LINUS <3

  14. DAMNNNN thats nice

  15. Akvit says:

    wtf is this zoomer editing with popping text repeating what is said?

  16. comparing ryzen on ddr4 vs intel on DDR5 is really not what I expected..

  17. SLWX4522 says:

    Is it just me or linus getting slapping is so funny

  18. Dean Unknown says:

    I'm still on the intel 5960X and not upgrading anytime soon with sli the GTX 980 it's just a waste of money save it instead and wait for a few years down the line when the pandemic calms down and you'll see the real Game changing upgrades

  19. major seamen says:

    ZAAMN its longer

  20. Damn, Linus! 🤨🤣

  21. Here within an hour💯

  22. Dr. No says:

    At 2.4X the power consumption…. Youhoo, enjoy your extra 10%