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Why Are There Only Two CPU Companies?

Life is great when you have lots of choices. I mean who hasn't had a little party in their head when getting off at a highway exit and seeing two dozen fast food places vying for your attention. But this isn't the case in the CPU world where you basi...

Alex · 18 January 2021 · 865

PCI Express 6.0 Is A Big Deal!

Although we still haven't gotten PCI Express 5.0 devices in our hot little hands yet, believe it or not, the PCIe 6.0 specification has already been released. And as you may have guessed, it's insanely fast. At 126GB/s one way on an X16 link, it's t...

Alex · 12 January 2021 · 197

Are Prebuilt PCs GOOD Now?

It used to be that if you wanted a truly high-end, well-built PC, it was a no-brainer that building it yourself was a far better solution than ordering a pre-built that came off an assembly line somewhere. But these days, the PC gaming industry is s...

Den W. · 12 January 2021 · 83

The Sneaky Thing About PCI Express

You wouldn't be able to connect high-speed components like graphics cards and NVMe drives to your computer without the PCI Express bus that's been a fixture on our motherboards for over a decade now. If you're not familiar, you can connect your devi...

Alex · 30 November 2020 · 325

Can You Actually Put Your PC In A Fridge?

Heat is the constant nemesis of any computer enthusiast, and between custom water loops, RGB fans and beefy tower-style heat sinks, a massive industry has sprung up around keeping your precious components as cool as possible. But is all this effort...

Alex · 20 October 2020 · 563

How A Console Could BEAT Your PC. Direct storage API

As the years have gone by we've gone from having painfully slow mechanical hard drives in our computers to super fast SSDs but there's one area where SSDs are still frustrating. Have you ever noticed in modern games how you still have to deal with l...

Alex · 08 October 2020 · 141

Should You Put TWO CPUs In Your PC?

It wasn't long ago that just single core CPUs were the norm on home computers. But these days we're seeing ever-increasing core counts for less and less money. But, if we can have lots of cores on just one CPU, what's preventing the powers that be fr...

Alex · 26 September 2020 · 102

Why Windows 95 is AWESOME (History and Features)

Happy birthday Windows 95. You introduced the world to the Start menu and so much more. Man, they grow up so fast. So today to celebrate this amazing occasion, we're going to time travel and take a look at the history and some of the features of one...

Alex · 24 August 2020 · 385

Best Streaming PC 2020 (budget & live office/gaming)

Live Streaming has gotten mainstream these days. Popular sites like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch heavily supported this form of media. It became profitable for content creators and relevant companies. With this in mind, it is no surprise that some o...

Jacob Enderson · 11 June 2020 · 116 · 1

Top 5: Best CPU Cooler 2020 (budget air & liquid/water)

The race in the CPU market is hotter than ever, with more powerful CPUs being released more frequently. If you are going to use your PC for gaming or more substantial tasks, it is vital to get a perfect CPU cooler to match your unit, usage, and budge...

Jacob Enderson · 04 June 2020 · 112

Best Gaming PC 2020 (budget & pro)

When shopping for a new gaming desktop, finding the best unit that suits your needs will be challenging. All desktops can be called gaming PCs since all of them are capable of running certain games. However, demanding games require a powerful desktop...

Den W. · 04 June 2020 · 338

Are Hard Drives DISAPPEARING?

It's no secret that SSD's are slowly, but surely displacing hard drives in consumer PC and why not? They're faster, smaller lighter and less prone to failure when they're being thrown around. The only obstacle has been the price and even that is beco...

Alex · 22 May 2020 · 184

MORE and FASTER Memory Is Coming... DDR5

Faster is better with many things in life, including today's topic, DDR5 memory. DDR5 is expected to be twice as fast as DDR4, which mainstream PCs have been using for years now. Initially, the manufacturing goal for DDR5 was to run kits at 4800MHz,...

Alex · 05 May 2020 · 55

A Guide To Recover Data From Broken RAID Array

What is RAID? RAID, which stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks, is a technology used in computer storage to enhance data protection, availability, and performance. RAID uses a combination of multiple hard disk drives (HDDs) or solid-state...

Alex · 27 January · 5

Uniview 4 Channel Network Video Recorder - NVR301-04X-P9

In the realm of cutting-edge surveillance technology, the Uniview 4 Channel Network Video Recorder (NVR301-04X-P15) stands as a beacon of innovation, providing users with advanced features and unparalleled performance. As a crucial component in video...

M Zulqarnain · 24 November 2023 · 1

PC Computers: The Still-Undisputed King of Gaming

PCs are also called personal computers and are versatile tools for the digital world. These machines come in various sizes, from desktops to laptops, and can be used in homes, schools, and offices. The devices are the true friends of the organization...

Adam Smith · 16 November 2023 · 7