Best Cheap Gaming Motherboards Under $100

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Motherboards are easily one of the most important components of a gaming PC because they house both the CPU and the GPU, but they’re also one of the most confusing parts of a PC. Not only is it confusing for a beginner to try and figure out what motherboard will work with their CPU, but it’s also hard to tell …

Best DDR3 and DDR4 RAM For Gaming

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People never think about the best RAM (random access memory) when it comes to gaming, but for most games having optimized RAM actually will increase your frame rates. This is especially true when it comes to massive RPG games or MMO’s that have to process a lot of data. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for DDR3 or DDR4 …

Best External and Internal Optical Drives

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As new computer models arrive on store shelves, it would seem that the good old optical drive has become somewhat of a casualty. Where they were once a virtually guaranteed accessory, more and more laptops these days are shipping without optical drives included. And it’s a shame, too; they can usually hold quite a bit more information than SSD’s, especially …

Best Low Profile Video Cards on a Budget

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Video cards are essential hardware components that come as standard features for all computers with a display. These cards – also referred to as graphics cards – come in all shapes and sizes to suit the graphics processing needs among different users. Many computers come with basic video cards embedded with the computer’s motherboard to help render basic video function …

Best SSD’s For Gaming, Crazy Load Times!

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Data storage has come a long way, and in today’s gaming environment, every extra second of file retrieval counts. While SSD’s – solid state drives – aren’t an absolute necessity, no gaming PC should be without one. From lightning fast boot up to file retrieval in a fraction of the time of traditional hard drives, SSD’s can make a huge …

Best AMD APU for Gaming on a Budget

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When looking to build your ultimate gaming PC, there’s definitely a wide range of choices on the market regarding the type of processor to use. There’s the standard central processing unit (CPU), which requires a separate, dedicated graphics accelerator card (GPU). And then there’s chip maker AMD’s Accelerated Processing Unit (APU), which combines both CPU and GPU into one. These …

Best CPU’s for Gaming in 2017

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Being one the most critical components in a PC, getting the best processor for gaming you can possibly afford is an absolute must if you ever want to take your build to the next level. The problem with this, though, is that since there are so many CPU’s on the market it can be difficult to figure out what CPU’s …