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XPG Gammix S70 Blade M.2 NVMe SSD Review

One of the most significant modern inventions in computer technology was the Solid-State Drive (or SSD). These hard drives are magnitudes faster than the old-school spinning drives, making tasks like booting up your computer take seconds instead of minutes. The newer...

10 Best Gaming Motherboards

While CPUs and video cards are essential for any good gaming PC, they don't represent the whole picture. Motherboards are the unsung heroes of PC gaming, and no rig is complete without them. Obviously, the primary reason they're important is that they house your...

AMD Announces New 6000 Series Graphics Cards

You might remember that we published a piece two months back about how Nvidia's new RTX 3000 series graphics cards are making an unprecedented leap in performance. Well, AMD has just struck back! They announced their new Radeon RX 6000 series cards on...

The Best RX 5700 XT Graphics Cards

This year has been an incredible one for graphics cards. Nvidia is currently rolling out their new 3000 series cards, and AMD has just announced their competing RX 6000 series cards. These haven't launched just yet, so it may be a long time before consumers...

5 Best GTX 1660 Ti Graphics Cards

Thinking about building yourself a gaming rig? The process is easier than ever, but the prices can be a little intimidating. Whatever your budget, the most important component in a gaming PC will be the graphics card. Nvidia has been shaking up the market in the...

The Best RTX 2080 Graphics Cards

If you want the best gaming experience possible, you're going to need the best graphics card you can get your hands on. Look no further than the best RTX 2080 GPUs. Nvidia's GTX 2080 has been the undisputed champion in that arena ever since its initial release in late...

The 8 Best Low Profile CPU Coolers for Gaming

Not everyone has the desktop real estate for a full-sized tower. Others may have the space, but prefer a cleaner, more minimalist approach to PC building. If you hope to keep the footprint small, you're probably considering a MicroATX or Mini-ITX PC case. It's not the...

DDR3 vs. DDR4 vs. DDR5 RAM: What’s the Difference?

Choosing the right RAM for your rig can be a complicated subject. It's not as simple as going with the model that has the largest component number or immediately jumping onto the newest generation. Instead, you need to pay attention to the RAM's specifications and...

SSD vs. HDD for Gaming: Which Drive is Better?

I recently finished building a gaming computer. It includes a SATA solid-state drive (SSD) for the operating system and an NVMe M.2 SSD for games — games like 2019's Modern Warfare. Of course, I still have a large-capacity hard-disk drive (HDD) for data,...

Modular vs. Semi vs. Non-Modular PSU Comparison

A Power Supply Unit (PSU) is one of the most vital and overlooked components for any PC build. You'll often see novice builders spend much less on a PSU in order to use that money on other components. However, without a quality power supply, your PC will be severely...

Crossfire vs. SLI: Two is a Party, Three is a Rager

Building a powerful gaming rig these days requires you to make some decisions. Matters demanding answers await you at the intersection of quality and quantity. Do you spring for the most expensive graphics card you can? Or do you buy a pair of cheaper — yet still...

Liquid Cooling vs. Air Cooling: Keep Cool and Carry On

Have you ever had your computer (or other device) shut itself down as a precaution due to overheating? I'm willing to bet I'm not the only one to have pushed their rig a bit too far in the thick of summer. Sometimes stock air coolers are good enough — but sometimes...

The 10 Best WiFi Cards [PCIe] for Gaming

You’re playing Call of Duty, and there's one opponent left. Eager to claim victory, you leap from your tower and rush the enemy base. Your eyes gleam with steely determination as your opponent whips around to face you. You both take aim and fire a shot...

The 20 Best Capture Cards for PC, Playstation, and Xbox

As they say, success is better when you can share it with others. And as gaming further enters mainstream culture, your potential audience of viewers grows. Luckily, the best capture cards are here to help you showcase your game footage in an exciting way. Like it or...

The 5 Best External Graphics Card Enclosures

Need a performance boost? You can now experience the power of a cutting-edge gaming PC, with 240 FPS and stunning graphics, using your current rig. How? Anything is possible with one of the best external graphics cards. The best external graphics cards connect to your...