What Is Smart Access Memory

What Is Smart Access Memory

The last couple of years have truly been phenomenal for AMD. While their processors are consistently beating those of Intel, their graphics cards have made huge strides against Nvidia’s RTX 3000 GPUs. It means after many years, it finally makes sense to use AMD’s CPU and GPU inside the same machine. And to further incentivize … Read more

How To Reduce GPU Temperature

How To Reduce GPU Temperature

Being a central part of any gaming PC, the graphics card is more heat-resistant than many of your other components and can reach 75-85 under load in normal circumstances. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t put any effort into lowering down its temperature. In fact, doing so will prevent thermal throttling and make your graphics … Read more

Different Types of SSDs

Different Types of SSDs

SSDs have been around us for quite some time but were restricted to only high-end PCs due to their high price. But now more and more budget users were opting for them due to ever-decreasing prices, with 2021 being the first time SSDs outselling the hard drive – and that too by a good margin. … Read more

Samsung 970 EVO vs 970 EVO Plus vs 970 PRO

Samsung 970 EVO vs 970 EVO Plus vs 970 PRO

With all other components being equal, SSD is the single biggest factor that determines your PC’s performance. Not only SSDs give you better read and write speeds, but they also have a better life expectancy, provide better OS/apps loading time, consume less power, and come with a smaller footprint compared to the HDDs. These are … Read more

Is HDR Monitor Worth It

Is HDR Monitor Worth It

In case you’re reading about high-end monitors lately, there’s a high chance of you coming across a term called ‘HDR’? Although TVs are coming with this HDR tag for several years, it’s only recent to see this technology inside monitors. HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. HDR videos have a greater dynamic range compared to … Read more

Are 4K Monitors Worth It

Is 4k Worth It For Gaming

A 4K monitor features a screen resolution of 3840 × 2160 pixels – four times as high as standard HD (1920 x 1080). Although 4k displays are here since 2013, they’ve started to gain traction for only a couple of years. There was virtually no 4K content initially, and the games were not optimized for … Read more

8 Graphics Card Specifications Explained

8 Graphics Card Specifications Explained 1 : pc components

A graphics card is the PC component responsible for rendering graphics to the display. It takes the graphical tasks away from the CPU and RAM, making them perform other tasks quickly. Most peomaple use the terms graphics card and GPU interchangeably (including us), but it’s not technically correct. GPU, or graphics processing unit, is just … Read more

What Power Supply Do I Have

What Power Supply Do I Have

Most people care to know only about the CPU and graphics card in their computer. But having information about other components such as PSU is equally essential. For example, knowing your PSU specs can be crucial if you plan to upgrade your PC. Since the PSUs in prebuilt PCs are already optimized, you don’t need … Read more

Single Channel vs. Dual Channel vs. Quad Channel Memory

Single Channel vs. Dual Channel vs. Quad Channel Memory

Single channel, dual channel, and quad channel are different configurations on which RAM operates in the computer system. ATX and mATX motherboards come with four DIMM slots these days. Even the smaller mini-ITX boards feature two of them. That’s why many people put two/four memory sticks instead of just one of the same total size … Read more

9 CPU Specifications Explained

9 CPU Specifications Explained

The CPU is called the brain of a computer for a reason. Also known as microprocessor, it is a small chip that fits into your motherboard and performs all the calculations required to run a computer. In simple words, it takes input, performs some operations based on that input, and produces an output. When you’re … Read more

Best A520 Motherboard

Best A520 Motherboard

These are our recommendations for the best A520 motherboards in 2021. For the last 2 years, AMD Ryzen offerings are the preferred options for desktop CPUs among the PC building community. So if you get a Ryzen CPU, the obvious next step for you will be getting a compatible motherboard. But this is where things … Read more

Best GPU For Ryzen 7 3800XT

Best GPU For Ryzen 7 3800XT

This is our roundup review of the best GPUs for Ryzen 3800XT processor. Creating a balanced rig means striking that perfect chord between your CPU and GPU. Not every GPU can be a perfect fit for the CPU you have chosen. You need something that can perform at a similar level to ensure that neither … Read more

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Vs 3700X

Ryzen 3700X vs 2700X

Ryzen has continued to impress me over the last few years and even today older models like the 2700X are holding ground as new processors come out. I honestly can talk about Ryzen until it gets a bit obnoxious. AMD just keeps pumping out these incredible and potentially iconic processor iterations at an alarming speed. … Read more

Best PSUs For RTX 2080 And 2080 Ti

Best PSUs For RTX 2080 And 2080 Ti GPUs

Some GPUs need more power, and that’s ok. If you’ve been using top-tier GPUs for any length of time, perhaps you’ve noticed that today’s modern options need less power than in years past (Efficiency has improved dramatically!) but they still need a really strong PSU to function. Some of the best cards in recent years … Read more

AMD Ryzen 3800X vs 3800XT vs 3900X

Ryzen 3800X vs 3800XT vs 3900X

AMD has been killing the competition with an array of fantastic offerings in the CPU market. Ryzen has been a game-changer for people like me who make builds constantly but always hesitate when it comes to spending so much on Intel’s weighty CPU division. Ryzen has also become harder to understand though as they’ve released … Read more