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 discouraged by the extremely high prices and low inventory for graphics cards? In this post, we highlight the main reasons behind the GPU shortage, discuss when it could end, and go over the alternative options for purchasing a video card right now. It’s nearing the end of 2021 and there’s no sign of the current GPU shortage letting up. For the past year and a half, … [Read more...] about GPU Shortage Update: How to Get a Graphics Card Right Now
We rated, reviewed, & compared 9 gaming monitors to help you find the best option for your budget and needs. Whether you’re looking for a 4K gaming monitor, a 360Hz gaming monitor, or a budget-friendly gaming monitor, there’s an option for you. Even if you have the best gaming desktop in the world, it will be all for not if you are hooking it up to a low-quality monitor. … [Read more...] about 9 Best Gaming Monitors for 2022
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?