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The History of Water Cooling

It's easy to think that water cooling is a fairly new thing on the computer scene. I mean, I'm going to guess that your old mid 1990s Packard Bell didn't have an AIO liquid cooler. But it turns out that water cooling has been around for a really long...

Alex · 07 April 2021 · 1.4K · 1

The Evolution of PC Cases

I guess you could consider the wooden frame that the abacus came in as the first computer case, but today we're gonna start by talking about the case from the original 1981 IBM PC. The original Personal Computer from Big Blue was obviously a tremend...

Den W. · 06 July 2021 · 1.1K

How To Fix A Bricked Motherboard it your PC lost power during a BIOS

Your PC lost power during a BIOS update because of a freak thunderstorm or a circuit breaker, or you just tripped over the power cord, and you've bricked it, meaning you now have a very expensive paperweight. Is there any way to resurrect it from the...

Den W. · 28 November 2021 · 901

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

Your PC Is Full of GOLD

When you think of gold, you probably think of jewelry gold bars, even if you're old, like me, gold Slugger but gold is actually extremely common and important in electronics as well. You've probably seen it on contacts for everything from Ram to HTM...

Jacob Enderson · 13 May 2021 · 1.3K

What is gate all around CPU?

If you're a PC enthusiast, you probably know that the main way that our PCs, our phones and our consoles have gotten faster over the years, is through shrinking transistor sizes on our processors. Indeed, we have gone from using 250 nanometer chips...

Den W. · 11 May 2021 · 668

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

TOP 5 Best Gaming Motherboard Under $500 [2021]

In this article, we're going to look at the top five best Gaming motherboards under $500 available on the market today. We made this list based on our own opinion, research, and customer reviews. We've considered their quality, features, and values w...

Den W. · 2 years ago · 436

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 cooler is a large air-fin-based cooler that has low noise and high TDP....

Buttlerjohn · 07 June 2022 · 396

Is Threadripper Worth It?

We've had high-end desktop or HEDT processors for quite a while now, you know, those CPU's that sit at the very top of the food chain that straddle the line between home PC and workstation, with a high price tag to match. And for a long time, Intel d...

Jacob Enderson · 30 January 2021 · 389

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 3.0 and it was designed by Intel specifically with high performance GPUs...

Jacob Enderson · 13 June 2022 · 384

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

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

Build A PC For Under $600 (Early 2021)

So, you already know from the title that this article is from early 2021 and right now the market for PC components isn't in a very good way. Supply chain squeezes have made it really difficult to get your hands on both big ticket graphics cards and...

Den W. · 19 March 2021 · 408

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

The Best PC Setup for Online Gaming

Access to online gaming has improved considerably over the last few years, with many affordable gaming laptops and desktops hitting the market. However, to get the best experience, you will need a computer that’s capable of processing the graphics. T...

Alex · 22 August 2022 · 329 · 3