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How to build a computer: A beginners guide to a new PC

Building your own PC may seem like a daunting task right now, especially considering how hard it is to source individual components in 2021 due to the semi-conductor shortage and manufacturing roadblocks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. But learning how to build a computer is still a satisfying experience, regardless of the prevailing situations. It...

These are the best power supply units you can buy for your PC in 2022

The Power Supply Unit (PSU) is a critical piece of any desktop. It plays an extremely important role in supplying power to your entire system. Yet power supplies are often overlooked and aren't discussed as frequently as some of the other star components like the processor or the graphics card. The power supply unit also...

These are the best MSI motherboards you can buy in 2022

MSI is a brand that needs no introduction in the PC hardware space. From best gaming laptops to best monitors, there's hardly a category that MSI hasn't tapped into. MSI also has a lot of products to offer in the desktop PC components space. In this article, we'll be taking a look at some of...

These are the best white PC cases you can buy in 2022

PC cases come in a lot of shapes and sizes. Lately, we've been seeing a lot of color options too. Choosing a particular color for a PC case over the usual black color comes down to a personal preference, really. That being said, those who've used a white PC case would tell you that it...

These are best RGB mousepads you can buy in 2022

Mousepads can be a crucial addition to your gaming setup as they help you maintain a level of precision and allow for better mouse tracking in-game. This is particularly important in the case of competitive shooter games in which having a precise aim and tracking your opponents is very important to hit your shots. While...

These are the best CPUs for gaming you can buy in 2022

We already have a comprehensive collection of the best CPUs on the market that goes into detail about the various CPU options across different categories and workloads. However, we think gaming by itself deserves a dedicated list due to the sheer number of options that can't possibly fit into an article detailing multiple workloads. Things...

Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake: Everything you need to know about Intel’s next-gen processors

Intel's 12th Gen Alder Lake chips arrived late last year, creating huge waves in the CPU space. The Alder Lake desktop lineup, lead by the flagship Core i9-12900K, ushers a new era of Intel chips with a hybrid architecture. The chips now offer a mix of high-performance Golden Cove cores (P-cores) paired with smaller high-efficiency...

Best motherboards for gaming you can buy in 2022

You can spend all the time and money in the world to research and buy the best graphics card or the fastest SSDs to build the ultimate gaming rig. Yet all these parts, regardless of how feature-packed and powerful they are, are only as good as the motherboard they're connected to. That's why it's important...

These are the best budget graphics cards you can buy in 2022

2021 has been a rough year for GPUs and PC enthusiasts as a whole. While the GPU shortage situation hasn't improved yet, things are expected to get better in a few months. That's right, it looks like we'll finally be able to buy budget GPUs again in 2022. Despite the lack of availability of existing...

These are the best cheap CPUs you can buy in 2022

Picking the right processor for your PC mostly depends on what you plan on using the computer for. While it might be tempting to buy the latest and the fastest hardware that you can afford, it's always best to figure out your use case to avoid investing in high-end components that you don't necessarily need....

These are the best mini-ITX PC cases you can buy in 2022

PC cases come in all shapes and sizes but they all fall under the umbrella of three main classes of cases -- full-sized ATX, microATX, and mini-ITX. These are the three main form-factor that make up the bulk of the PC case market. We've added a ton of full-tower and mid-tower cases in some of...

The best RAM for gaming in 2022: Top DDR4 and DDR5 modules to pick for your build

Buying the best RAM for your PC build may not be as exciting as, say, picking the best CPU or the best graphics card. However, we think it's important to make sure you've installed a sufficient amount of memory to unlock the full potential of your gaming PC. Also, adding an absurd amount of memory...