SSD vs HDD – What’s the difference?

In Guides, Hardware by BrantonLeave a Comment

If you’re stuck trying to figure out exactly what the difference is between an SSD vs HDD, you’re going to want to read this article. In it, I’m going to tell you exactly what you need to know to make an informed decision for your next storage upgrade. Solid State … Read More

Another GPU shortage… Alternative options?

In Graphics Cards, Hardware by Branton10 Comments

I’m sure most of you have already noticed, but there’s another shortage of graphics cards and pretty much anything from the GTX 1050 Ti and up has become all but impossible to buy. It seems like it was only a few months ago that I was writing about the 2017 … Read More

HDMI vs DisplayPort vs DVI vs VGA – What’s the difference?

In Hardware, Monitors by BrantonLeave a Comment

Stuck wondering what the difference is between all of those display connections on the back of your new monitor or TV? Don’t know if you should use HDMI vs DisplayPort for that new 4K gaming PC you just built? In that case, let’s take a minute to quickly learn what … Read More

[Updated]Major security flaw on all Intel CPUs

In Hardware, Processors by Branton3 Comments

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There are numerous reports surfacing about a major security bug present in Intel’s CPUs spanning back over a decade.  The OS-level fix reportedly comes with a 5-30% decrease in performance depending on the CPU and workload. This could be very bad news for Intel. “At best, the vulnerability could be … Read More

The 5 Best CPU Coolers for 2018

In CPU Coolers, Hardware by Branton2 Comments

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Picking the best CPU cooler to use in your PC can be an overwhelming task, especially with the plethora of options available. That’s where we come in! We’ve tested a lot of CPU coolers to come up with what are the absolute best choices for various use cases.

Chinese regulators investigating possibility of DRAM price fixing

In Hardware by Branton10 Comments

If you’ve been wondering why the price of RAM keeps surging, you’re not alone. Regulators from the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) are currently investigating the possibility of DRAM price fixing according to Reuters. “We have noticed the price surge and will pay more attention to future problems that … Read More