• The new Intel x299 chipset has brought around the new enthusiast grade CPUs from Intel. Including the 10-core behemoth that is the i9 7900x. Of course, with a new chipset, comes new motherboards, so if you are thinking of picking up one of the new x299 processors, it is...

  • If you have ever built your own PC you will know all about thermal paste, the grey paste that can be a bit of a pain to apply, it seems to get everywhere. Everywhere you turn on the internet you will see someone swearing by a particular brand or...

  • Ever since AMDs introduction of the new AM4 socket and its new Ryzen processors, they have been met with much applause from the computing industry. They have made the mainstream move on from the quad core CPU, the 1600 and 1700 CPUs have really put Intel on the back...

  • Backing up a PC should be something that everyone learns, especially a PC gamer. Imagine you’re completing a bunch of games simultaneously and your PC encountered a problem where are files were lost. This would mean all save files would also be lost potentially leading to hundreds of hours...

  • If you are an avid fighting game fan you will need a fight stick to get the most out of the game. Pulling off moves is so much easier and natural on a fight stick that it really becomes a disadvantage not to have one. Especially when you are...

  •   In 2016 an 8-core CPU was more than enough to brag about and anything higher than that was out of reach for the average consumer in terms of price. However, in 2017 Threadripper has changed that by providing a staggering 16 cores and 32 threads that work simultaneously...

  • Gaming in 1440p is an upgrade over the 1080p (HD) format, but deciding on the size of the screen can be a little tricky if you’ve never seen the differences in person. Typically you’ll be torn between a 1440p 24 inch screen and one that’s 27 inches – the...

  •   New to PC building / gaming? Here are some common mistakes based on myths and misinformation. Myth #1. You need an SSD. This is simply not true. Especially with budget builds $500-600, SSDs are a luxury and a mistake one can’t afford to make. SSDs do not improve...

  • So you’ve bought a brand new monitor that’s connected via HDMI cable, but the colors seem a little bit off, washed out if you had to describe them. This is a problem that’s quite common and it can easily be solved by checking the output dynamic range. After all,...

  •   At first glance you might not see that there is much difference between AMD’s Ryzen 5 1600 and the 1600x version. However, upon closer inspection you’ll notice that there are a few reasons why the 1600 version is worthy of a purchase over the “superior” version. If you’ve...

  • RAM is an essential part of any PC build as selecting the right one ensures your system doesn’t slow down under load. However, in a lot of cases buyers typically end up paying more than they need to. The extra spend provides only miniscule improvements in performance, if any...

  • Reviews of AMD’s new X399 platform are ubiquitous, the results, predictable. X399 and Threadripper destroy competing Intel products in all productivity tasks. The glue is powerful. At the heart of Threadripper’s performance is the all-new X399 (Socket TR4) chipset. The most striking difference physically between this and AMD’s other...

  • So you’ve decided to build your very own personal computer? Great!!! Building your own PC is a great way to assemble a useful device while experiencing the pride and sense of personal accomplishment that comes with creating something uniquely yours. Your PC will no doubt provide you with countless...