Computer Components

by Mos Khan ·Posted
Building a PC is now more accessible than ever. There are many ways to find compatible parts, and a quality rig can typically last you longer than any console. As someone who, primarily, has been a console-based gamer for most of my run, I understand the perception that building a PC is intimidating or complex—so much so that I've gamed on consoles because I think they're as close to "plug-and-play" as is possible today. Luckily however, building a PC is not as difficult as you might think; the hard part is doing the research and figuring out
by Mos Khan ·Posted
Whether you've just built or invested in a PC, the right accessories can significantly elevate your desktop space and improve your experience in little ways―or even change the way you interact with your machine altogether. We've put together this guide to share some accessories that we love using in our setups and hope you will, too. Keyboard & Mouse Sure, any mouse or keyboard can get the job done for casual browsing, but we think it’s absolutely worthwhile investing in the right keyboard and mouse from the jump. It's like the desktop
by Mos Khan ·Posted
Building a PC is now more accessible than ever. There are many ways to find compatible parts, and a quality rig can typically last you longer than any console. As someone who, primarily, has been a console-based gamer for most of my run, I understand the perception that building a PC is intimidating or complex—so much so that I've gamed on consoles because I think they're as close to "plug-and-play" as is possible today. Luckily however, building a PC is not as difficult as you might think; the hard part is doing the research and figuring out
by Mos Khan ·Posted
Building a PC is now more accessible than ever. There are many ways to find compatible parts, and a quality rig can last longer than any console. As someone who, primarily, has been a console-based gamer for most of my run, I understand the perception that building a PC is intimidating or complex—so much so that I've gamed on consoles because I think they're as close to "plug-and-play" as is possible today. Luckily, however, building a PC is not as difficult as you might think; the hard part is doing the research and figuring out what you want
by William Min ·Posted
At CES 2024, NVIDIA launched a whole line of GeForce RTX 40 SUPER Series graphics cards. While the GeForce RTX 4070 SUPER and RTX 4070 Ti SUPER can handle 1440p gameplay with ease, gamers who are looking to play at 4K should opt for the GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER. Delivering up to 52 shader TFLOPS, 121 ray-tracing TFLOPS, and 836 AI TOPS, the GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER can enhance both 4K gaming
by Steven Wong ·Posted
AMD continues to bring performance enhancements to content creators and gamers using socket AM4 motherboards. Built with the Zen 3, 7nm architecture, these four processors include the AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D, AMD Ryzen 5 5700,
by Mos Khan ·Posted
Building a PC is now more accessible than ever. There are many ways to find compatible parts, and a quality rig can typically last you longer than any console. As someone who, primarily, has been a console-based gamer for most of my run, I understand the perception that building a PC is intimidating or complex—so much so that I've gamed on consoles because I think they're as close to "plug-and-play" as is possible. Luckily, building a PC is not as difficult as you might think; the hard part is doing the research and figuring out what you want
by Mos Khan ·Posted
Building a PC is now more accessible than ever. There are many ways to find compatible parts, and a quality rig can typically last you longer than any console. As someone who, primarily, has been a console-based gamer for most of my run, I understand the perception that building a PC is intimidating or complex—so much so that I've gamed on consoles because I think they're as close to "plug-and-play" as is possible today. Luckily, building a PC is not as difficult as you might think; the hard part is doing the research and figuring out what you
by Steven Wong ·Posted
NVIDIA's Ada Lovelace architecture reaches new levels of performance with the introduction of the RTX 40 SUPER series of graphic cards. ASUS offers a wide range RTX 4080 SUPER, 4070 Ti SUPER, and 4070 SUPER GPUs across its ROG Strix, TUF Gaming, and Dual models. In addition to delivering high frame rates and realistic lighting effects with real-time ray tracing, these GPUs deliver enhanced performance for AI-related tasks such as generating images and videos, which can accelerate professional workflows while enhancing video calls with
by Steven Esposito ·Posted
Whether you are a gamer on the go, a custom builder, or creative designer, GIGABYTE has something in store for you with its latest lineup of devices. Combining high-quality performance and the brand's signature aesthetic motif, GIGABYTE offers a wide range of laptops, motherboards, graphics cards, and more at CES 2024. Laptops The AORUS 17X and 16X laptops offer a wide range of configurations with multiple display options and contain high-quality, gaming-focused components so you can game with speed and clarity. Each system allows you to
by William Min ·Posted
At CES 2024, AMD announced new AMD Ryzen 8000G Series processors for the AM5 platform, bringing the power of a dedicated AI neural processing unit (NPU) to desktop processors for the first time with Ryzen AI. These processors will deliver the performance needed by gamers, content creators, and others. The AMD Ryzen 8000G Series consists of four distinct processors. The most powerful of them is the Ryzen 7 8700G, which
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Expanding on the 14th generation Core™ processor lineup, Intel® announced the launch of nine new CPUs that cover the Core™ i9, Core™ i7, Core
by Steven Wong ·Posted
MSI brings desktop computer design into a new era with the B650 Project Zero AM5 Micro-ATX Motherboard and its specialized MAG PANO M100R PZ Mid-Tower Computer Cases. By moving the power, fan, and other pin headers to the rear, along with all their cables, builders can achieve a clean minimalistic look when the interior is viewed through a glass panel. This design also
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
Calling all tryhards and sweatlords: the Gigabyte GeForce RTX 4090 GAMING OC is here and it’s a certified dream come true for all you hardcore gamers. But what about us filthy casuals? Is the RTX 4090 Gaming OC the right GPU for those of us who don’t take our gaming (or our gaming rigs) quite so seriously? To find out, we took the RTX 4090 Gaming OC for a week-long test drive.
by Steven Wong ·Posted
Featuring the 5nm Zen 4 architecture, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO WX and Ryzen Threadripper 7000 Series desktop processors push performance to new levels. With these socket sTR5 processors installed in your professional workstation or high-end desktop (HEDT) computer