by Paul Alcorn on (#SFZ7)
Here are the best gaming CPUs for the money. These processors offer the best performance at their price and are suitable for overclocking.
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by Aris Mpitziopoulos on (#SPY8)
Here are the best power supplies for gaming PCs. These PSUs offer the best reliability, performance and protection for your components.
by Aris Mpitziopoulos on (#35K5B)
Seasonic's Prime PSUs are its flagships. However, the PSUs that most users will buy belong to the more affordable FOCUS family. The FOCUS Plus 750 Gold is the second highest-capacity model, and it sports a strong value proposition.
by Michael Justin Allen Sexton on (#35HYB)
This roundup of Intel X299 Skylake-X & Kaby Lake-X motherboards pulls from our reviews, and includes recommendations for gaming, value & performance.
by Fritz Nelson on (#22TFQ)
We tested gaming laptops with a series of real-world and synthetic benchmarks to measure battery, cooling, CPU, display, GPU, storage, and overall system performance.
by Tom's Hardware Community on (#140Q3)
Here are nine gaming PC builds recommended by the Tom’s Hardware community. These builds range from $500 to $2,500, including VR-ready systems.
by Alexander Quejado on (#35FXE)
Equipped with a Core i7-7700K processor and a GTX 1080, the Eurocom Tornado F5 hopes to blow away the high-end laptop competition.
by Michael Justin Allen Sexton on (#35EQ1)
A quick listing of prices for all AMD Radeon RX 570 graphics cards currently available.
by Chris Ramseyer on (#1JVTZ)
Here are the best PCIe and SATA SSDs on the market, ranging from 256GB to 2TB. These drives offer the best performance per dollar.
by Chris Ramseyer on (#35CP2)
HighPoint's new SSD7101 series provides users with up to 13,500 MB/s of sequential read performance and comes to market either armed with high-speed SSDs or in a user-friendly DIY version that won't break the bank.
by Michael Justin Allen Sexton on (#35BE0)
This roundup of Intel Z270 Kaby Lake motherboards pulls from our in-depth reviews, and includes recommendations for gaming, value & all-around performance.
by Paul Alcorn on (#3599N)
Intel's Core i5-8600K races to market with 50% more cores and impressive performance.
by Chris Angelini on (#3582P)
We've rounded up all the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti boards we've reviewed so far. Read on to see how eight different graphics cards compare.
by Christian Eberle on (#1JVV0)
Here are the best gaming monitors available today, ranging from inexpensive 60-144hz monitors to top-of-the-line 4K panels equipped with G-Sync or FreeSync.
by Thomas Soderstrom on (#1JVTX)
Here are the best motherboards for Intel and AMD’s top processors. These boards offer great features, overclocking performance and pricing.
by Igor Wallossek on (#3561Y)
Asus' ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB OC Edition is a solid graphics card, but it's one of the priciest air-cooled boards available. Is the premium worth paying?
by Christian Eberle on (#353C9)
Competitive gamers know that AU Optronics' 25-inch 240Hz panel is fast. We put the first FreeSync version, from AOC, to the test.
by Kevin Carbotte on (#3514Y)
VR games let your body engage with the virtual world, not just your imagination, and in turn, it’s giving gamers an excuse to be active--sometimes, without them even realizing it.
by Michael Justin Allen Sexton on (#3504B)
The Radeon RX 580 is AMD's fastest Polaris-based graphics card. Similar to its predecessor, RX 580 is based on a Polaris 10 GPU code-named "Ellesmere XT." But it outpaces the previous-gen Radeon RX 480 thanks to higher base and boost clock rates. Otherwis
by Thomas Soderstrom on (#34Y43)
Model 7 in Gigabyte’s Z370 Aorus Gaming line aims its teeth straight for the meaty middle of the enthusiast market.
by Christian Eberle on (#1JVTY)
Professional monitors offer the best color accuracy and gamut and are well-suited for photographers and designers: Here are the best we’ve tested.
by Aris Mpitziopoulos on (#34TYQ)
SilverStone has one of the strongest SFX-L PSUs in its portfolio, featuring 800W capacity, fully modular cabling, and ultra-high efficiency. The SX800-LTI is one of the best compact PSUs that money can buy.
by Derek Forrest on (#34SNY)
We tested pre-built gaming desktop PCs with our typical gauntlet of real-world and synthetic benchmarks to measure overall system performance.
by Chris Ramseyer on (#34Q8M)
SATA is one generation away from becoming a legacy technology. Toshiba has one last gasp for the aging technology that is on the cusp of extinction for many of our readers.
by Thomas Soderstrom on (#34MDM)
ASRock’s special edition overclocking board boasts a variety of customization from legendary overclocker Nick Shih. Can it beat its competitors?
by Aris Mpitziopoulos on (#34K4W)
We dove into our benchmarks to find PSUs with enough performance, reliability, and efficiency to mine Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero and other cryptocurrencies.
by Christian Eberle on (#34HB7)
Today we look at BenQ’s PD2710QC from the Designer Monitor series. It’s a 27” IPS screen with QHD and a complete laptop docking station built into its base.
by Daniel Sauvageau on (#34EQ3)
Ever wonder what went wrong when a laptop or other similarly complex device stops working? Since my PSU repair stories from last year turned out fairly popular, here’s a repair of an Acer E5-521.
by Michael Justin Allen Sexton on (#1HDV0)
From the 4004 in 1971 to Kaby Lake in 2017, we look at the evolution of Intel's CPUs.
by Aris Mpitziopoulos on (#34BGV)
It's time to look at Corsair's 1000W model. Since the HX1000 is based on a highly capable and modern CWT platform, we are pretty sure that it won't let us down.
by Kevin Carbotte on (#1SB9Z)
Here are the best Virtual Reality Headsets currently available for the PC. Ranging from $400 to over $1000, these are truly the ultimate gaming peripherals.
by Thomas Soderstrom on (#349GA)
MSI brings its biggest weapon to the first volley in the battle for Coffee Lake supremacy. Can shock and awe prevent escalation?
by Paul Alcorn on (#3468H)
Intel's Core i7-8700K sports the same high frequencies as previous-gen mainstream flagships, but incorporates two more cores to challenge AMD's Ryzen CPUs.
by Derek Forrest on (#344Y7)
As we anxiously await the arrival of Intel's 8th generation Coffee Lake desktop processors, we're taking a final look at the soon-to-be-dated Core i7-7700K and Z270 platform with Origin PC's Chronos SFF gaming PC.
by Igor Wallossek on (#342PP)
There's a lot being written about overclocking and undervolting AMD’s Radeon RX Vega 64. Today, we're taking the card's thermals out of the equation to dig deeper into the relationship between clock rate and voltage.
by Derek Forrest on (#341J3)
When Maingear sent us a premium configuration of its Vybe gaming desktop, we were definitely feeling it.
by Thomas Soderstrom on (#SD6D)
Here are the best cases for custom PC builds. Our recommendations take cooling and noise into account, and most sell for less than $100.
by Chris Angelini on (#XRQZ)
Here is a resource to help you judge if a graphics card is a reasonable value: The gaming GPU hierarchy chart groups GPUs by performance.
by Chris Angelini on (#XRR0)
Here are the best gaming GPUs for the money. These graphics cards offer the best performance at their price and resolution (from 720p to 4K).
by Chris Angelini on (#33ZFY)
There's a sweet spot between entry-level graphics cards and the ~$200 mainstream price point where you can still get playable 1080p performance in today's top games. Meet Radeon RX 560 4GB.
by Christian Eberle on (#33Y80)
AOC’s U3277PWQU is a 32” MVA screen with 3840x2160 pixels, 10-bit color, and a native DCI-P3 gamut with an sRGB option. We’re checking it out today.
by Thomas Soderstrom on (#33W7Z)
MSI’s latest oversized XPower Gaming motherboard brings added features to the X299 market. How does it compare to other premium models?
by Chris Ramseyer on (#33SBA)
Plextor joins the portable SSD rat race with a slim and attractive design. The new EX1 promises high performance but planar TLC paired with a DRAMless Marvell controller tells a different story.
by Rexly Peñaflorida on (#33PY9)
Sometimes the PC version of a game is not up to snuff, which leads to many complaints from players. Did one of your beloved titles make this infamous list?
by Thomas Soderstrom on (#33KS7)
ECS’s latest play for the enthusiast market includes Killer networking, RGB lighting, overclocking buttons and backup firmware. We test the Z270-Lightsaber.
by Thomas Soderstrom on (#33G6P)
Can the latest iteration of Cooler Master’s Cosmos-series maintain the excitement of the enthusiast community? We test it.
by Aris Mpitziopoulos on (#33CKV)
After our bad experience with EVGA's 450 B3, we're ready to try the 850W flagship. The 850 B3 is fully modular, equipped with Japanese caps, plus 5 yr warranty.
by Steven Lynch on (#339JX)
Phanteks has added a full-cover tempered glass side panel to its entry level Eclipse P300 mid-tower chassis.
by Paul Alcorn on (#3357M)
Intel's Core i9-7960X sports 16 cores, just like AMD's Threadripper 1950X. But it also costs 70% more. Does Skylake-X serve up enough performance to justify that premium?
by Chris Ramseyer on (#332WD)
The Asustor AS6210T is a premium model with the ability to host large volumes of data, and it's powerful enough to deliver an amazing user experience across several connected devices at one time.