Category Archives for Components

European retailers seem to be dropping GPU prices

After hitting an all-time high for retail GPU prices, the price listings are on the decline now. German hardware website 3DCenter published their data yet again, now clearly showing a dip in overall pricings for popular video cards. As opposed to up to three times MSRP, the average price are down to just under double […]

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Best PCIe Riser Cables of 2021

Want to properly show off your graphics card with a vertical orientation? You’re going to need a riser cable. As they gain in popularity, PC gamers are met with an ever expanding range of extension cables to choose from. We’ll help your search for the right get started, with our recommendations on some of the […]

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How To Place Case Fans For Optimal Airflow

If you’re not entirely sure how to deck your PC out with optimal airflow, you’ve come to the right place. Don’t worry: we all need some case fan guidance from time to time. Throughout this article, we’ll explain all there is to know about optimal case fan placement and orientation. Let’s start things off with […]

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Best Case Fans in 2021

Apart from cooling your CPU and GPU, you want the rest of your gaming PC to be cool overall. And while yes, your case might already come with some fans — it might just not be enough. To get your system running at optimal temperatures, consider our recommendations to be among the best case fans […]

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NVIDIA unveils RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti; launches in June

As expected, NVIDIA unveiled their new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 during their Computex 2021 presentation. Just like rumors had foretold. The new flagship model is set to launch June 3rd, with the RTX 3070 Ti following on June 10th. Reviews and benchmarks of both cards are to be published one day […]

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NVIDIA to announce RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti at Computex 2021

It seems NVIDIA is getting ready to finally unveil and launch their two long-awaited “Ti” refreshes of the RTX 3080 and RTX 3070. According to Wccftech, the RTX 3080 Ti should be on shelf by June 3rd, followed by the RTX 3070 Ti on June 10th. That’s just two and three weeks from now. The […]

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Best Air-Based CPU Coolers of 2021

While AIO coolers are surging in popularity, air-based cooling units still prove reliable. Even though they’re far cheaper in price, they can still dissipate quite some heat from your CPU. If you want to steer clear from liquid solutions, consider our top picks on the best air-based CPU coolers. What we look for in the […]

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All of the Components Needed for a Gaming PC

Whether you want to build one from scratch, or just figuring out how your pre-build exactly runs — you’ve come to the right place. Throughout this article, we’ll get you up to speed on any and all hardware components that make a gaming PC. From case to add-in cards, we will list all you need […]

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Best Full-Tower Case in 2021

Building a new PC is, quite frankly, a lot of fun. And if you’re trying to build a big boy, with high-end components inside, you’ll want the roomiest case out there. There are a lot of options, but with the prices being high, you might find it difficult to choose a full-tower case that’s worth […]

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Best External SSDs For Next-Gen Console

Whether you already got your hands on a next-gen console or not, investing in a solid external SSD nets you some great “cold storage”. These drives come in handy for quick media storage, but are speedy enough to run some older generation’s games too. Don’t know where to start with external SSDs? We’ll help you […]

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