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How to Lower Ping for Improved Gaming Performance

You’re in the middle of an intense raid. You and your teammates have been at it for hours. The boss is right around the corner. Everyone is counting on you. The stakes could not be higher! Then all of a sudden, your ping shoots through the roof and the servers boot...

How to Clean a Mousepad

Look – we get it. You gotta have those snacks, and you’re not gonna stray too far from the action to eat them. Sweat, grease, and other spills can quickly build up. At the same time, a clean mousepad looks way better and is necessary for precision maneuvering in your...

The Best Monitor Size for Gaming

Looking for the best monitor size for gaming? You’ve come to the right place! Depending on your desired resolution and existing setup, the best monitor size for gaming varies widely. From the standard 24” screen to a respectable 32” and beyond– choosing the right...

What is Mouse DPI? How Much Do I Need for Gaming?

DPI or dots per inch is a measure of mouse sensitivity. There are a lot of misconceptions about what this means for mice and what it should be if you want to generate performance increases. A lot of new mice come out advertising higher DPI settings and, much like...

FreeSync vs G-Sync: Which is Best?

In the battle of AMD FreeSync vs G-Sync by Nvidia, which performs better? Choosing the right monitor for your gaming rig is no simple task. When in the midst of battle and the pressure is on, the last thing you want is screen tear and lag! Fortunately, AMD and Nvidia...

Mechanical vs. Membrane Keyboard for Gaming & Typists

Which is better: a mechanical vs membrane keyboard? Gamers, typists, and productivity champions will all point out different strengths and weaknesses. Here, we get into the discussion and help you choose. For a long time, standard mechanical keyboards were the only...

Optical vs. Laser Mouse: You Tracking with Me?

If you've embarked on a search for the perfect gaming mouse then chances are you've stumbled across the optical versus laser debate at least once. Google, Bing, and even Jeeves, in his all-knowing glory, are all saturated with a ton of misinformation when it comes to...

Wired vs. Wireless Gaming Mouse: Lose the Tail?

The wired vs wireless gaming mouse debate rages on. Years ago, I would’ve written that wireless mice aren’t worth your time, but today the difference between a great wireless gaming mouse and a great wired gaming mouse is practically indiscernible. The wireless gaming...

Heroes of the Storm Guide

The most feared of the Prime Evils, Diablo, strides boldly across the battlefield. He has made thousands cower before him, and thousands more shall come to know his wrath; it’s hard not to exude confidence when you’re the Lord of Terror. He doesn’t know what fell...

Monitor Buying Guide: Tactical Advantage Series Part IV

There has been a lot changes taking place in the monitor space lately — higher resolutions, refresh rates, more inputs, and higher pixel density just to name a few. If you’re on the market for a new gaming monitor and looking over the abundant options of monitors for...