hardware (73)

Do You Need A New Power Supply? - ATX 3.0

Power supplies haven't changed that much over the years but there's a new specification that could force you to buy a new one the next time you upgrade your GPU. It's called ATX 3....

Jacob Enderson · 1 week ago · 36

Best Low Profile CPU Coolers for ryzen 9 5900x

Noctua NH-D15 Noctua is the most popular brand because of its highly-researched processor cooler. It also offers the best airflow-based heat exchanging products. Noctua NH-D15 coo...

Buttlerjohn · 2 weeks ago · 27 · 1

Can You Put a GPU on a MOTHERBOARD?

There's nothing like unboxing a shiny new graphics card. But they're just so bulky. Why is it that we can't just buy the GPU by itself and slot it directly onto our motherboard? Li...

Den W. · 27 May · 18

How to choose the best motherboard?

If you have any desire to assemble your own PC, or purchase a pre-constructed PC that you need to extend or overhaul later, there is one part that will act as its establishment. Th...

avawilliam · 26 May · 15

Internal & External MacBook Issues: 11 Potential Fixes

MacBooks do not display technical or performance issues usually, but when they do, they demand attention and investment. Slow performance is among the first few signs that indicate...

Alex · 09 May · 29 · 1

What's wrong with USB standards

USB is a giant lie. The U in USB stands for universal, but with the confusing naming schemes, inconsistent port colors, and varying power delivery capacities, just saying something...

Jacob Enderson · 05 May · 16 · 1

The BEST Way To Cool Your PC?

We all need to cool our computers and since you can't just chuck 'em into an ice bath, we use fans to move hot air away from vital components. But fans have issues of their own. Th...

Den W. · 29 April · 16

What If You Never Turn Off Your Computer?

Other than your refrigerator, the only thing in your house that you might never bother turning off is probably your computer, especially if it's a desktop. But if you're one of tho...

Jacob Enderson · 24 April · 51

The ACTUAL Difference Between Intel and AMD

As much as AMD and Intel fan boys, like to scream at each other online, the average user would be hard pressed to notice the difference between these companies' CPUs in everyday us...

Alex · 11 April · 40

HOW TO CHECK IF CPU IS OVERCLOCKED

Overclocking is the process of making your computer’s processor work faster. One way to check if it’s been overclocked or not, you can use three popular methods: 1) Check for a...

avawilliam · 19 March · 25

Desperate for a Graphics Card? Don't fall for these scams

People can end up doing questionable things when they're desperate, and the current GPU shortage has definitely made some people desperate, with many spending way above MSRP on GPU...

Den W. · 17 February · 130

Useless Tech You Shouldn't Buy

 There are plenty of products out there that promise to make your tech experience more reliable, more powerful, or more just high quality, and much better in general. And while man...

Alex · 15 February · 44

Do you need a good motherboard for mining?

If you are interested in building a mining platform for cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum and Bitcoin, make sure you buy the right type of hardware components for the same value. A...

avawilliam · 14 February · 62

Fixing Graphics Card Glitches

Even if you've spent tons of money on a top end graphics card, graphical artifacts can still be an unfortunate fact of life. And by artifacts, we mean any kind of unwanted visual s...

Alex · 17 December 2021 · 92

Building a Tiny PC - What To Know

Big PCs might look impressive, but there are plenty of arguments for building a tiny PC. Aside from being portable, lightweight, and taking up less space on your desk, many people...

Alex · 10 December 2021 · 38

The CPU You Pay For Twice

 When you think of upgrading a component in your PC, you probably think of something pretty straightforward. Take out the old one, insert the new one, and then just carry on comput...

Den W. · 07 December 2021 · 28