In this post, we've covered the basics of bottlenecking, why it is a concept you should be aware of, and how to prevent it from occurring in your PC. If you’ve ever sought PC building advice, you’ve probably heard someone mention ‘bottlenecking’, and that it’s something you should prevent. Even some of the best gaming PCs can suffer from a bottleneck if you don’t choose all … [Read more...] about What is Bottlenecking? How Do I Fix It?
In this post, we discuss what thermal paste is, what it does, and what the different types of thermal pastes are. You’d be forgiven for thinking that thermal paste isn’t all that important. Compared to the other components of a computer---most of which have hunks of metal attached to them, or delicate looking circuitry---thermal paste is a simple, unassuming tube of gray… … [Read more...] about What Does Thermal Paste Do?
Are you considering getting a new graphics card and you're wondering whether or not NVIDIA's RTX cards are worth it over their GTX cards? In this post, we highlight the differences between RTX and GTX cards to help you make the right choice. Deciding on PC gaming hardware can seem like an impossible task thanks to the sheer amount of jargon and acronyms you need to understand … [Read more...] about NVIDIA RTX vs GTX: Is RTX the Better Option?
Trying to decide between an AMD Ryzen 7 processor and an Intel Core i7 processor? In this post, we cover both options and give you a better idea of whether a Ryzen 7 or i7 CPU is the better option for your needs. AMD Ryzen 7 and Intel Core i7 CPUs aren’t the absolute best value in for gaming. But they’re by no means the worst, and, importantly, they can give you that … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen 7 vs Intel Core i7: Which is Better for Gaming?
Which processor brand should you be looking at in the mid-range market? AMD's Ryzen 5? Or Intel's Core i5? In this post, we compare Intel's i5 series and AMD's Ryzen 5 series to help you determine which option is right for you. When it comes to Intel vs AMD for gaming, the battle often takes place in the midrange. AMD’s Ryzen 5 and Intel’s Core i5 lineups host some of the best … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen 5 vs Intel Core i5: Which is Better for Gaming?