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monitor response time
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April 18, 2019

TV vs Monitor For Gaming – Which Should I Choose?

Not all displays are made equal. But in the world of gaming, your choices are not limited to just different types of computer monitors. Any gaming platform, be it a…
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April 16, 2019

How Many CPU Cores Do I Need For Gaming?

All of the new gaming CPUs come with a minimum of four cores, while only the more dated and non-gaming CPUs still have two or fewer cores. Furthermore, when it…
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240hz gaming monitor
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April 16, 2019

Is A 240Hz Monitor Worth It For Gaming?

Short Answer It is nigh-impossible for the human eye to tell the difference between 144Hz and 240Hz. As such, unless you’re among the minority of people who can actually differentiate…
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macbook good for gaming
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April 16, 2019

Are Macs Good For Gaming?

Short Answer No, Macs are not good for gaming because they focus on high processing power and compactness. Their hardware configurations are not meant for gaming, and they are hardly…
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dual processors for gaming
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April 16, 2019

Can You Use a Dual-Core CPU For Gaming And Is It Worth It?

Dual-core processors can still be used for gaming, but will heavily limit the performance of any more powerful graphics card. It is best to save up some extra money and…
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water vs air cooling
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April 12, 2019

Liquid vs Air CPU Cooler – Which Should I Choose?

Short Answer Only choose liquid cooling if you have a case with limited airflow or if you plan on doing heavy overclocking. For all other purposes, air cooling is more…
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Thermal Pad Vs Thermal Paste
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April 12, 2019

Thermal Paste, Grease, Pads – What’s The Difference?

Anyone with even a spark of understanding about computing knows that heat is at the core of a well-oiled and functional machine. More specifically, how temperature is managed and dissipated…
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how to build a gaming pc 2018
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April 11, 2019

What Do I Need To Build A Gaming PC?

You should (almost) never buy a pre-built PC. To be more accurate, you should never buy a pre-made PC if you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth.…
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April 11, 2019

PC Gaming vs Console Gaming – Which Should I Choose?

Short Answer PC offers better visuals, a greater number of indie titles, and more affordable games while being substantially more expensive to buy than consoles. It can also be plagued…
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What Is Crossfire
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April 11, 2019

AMD CrossFire vs NVIDIA SLI – What’s The Difference?

CrossFire? SLI? These blasted acronyms make figuring out what GPU setup suits us best a veritable nightmare. Fret not, as we’ve scrutinized the matter with laser-eyed precision and broken it…
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144hz worth it
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April 9, 2019

Is A 144Hz Monitor Worth It For Gaming?

Short Answer For the most part, 144Hz monitors present good value for gamers who are into competitive multiplayer. However, unless you’re willing to dish out over $600 on a 144Hz…
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surround sound
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April 9, 2019

Is Virtual Surround Sound Worth It For Gaming?

Recently, the prospect of having virtual surround in-game when using headphones or a headset had become quite an interesting topic for gamers – especially those who could use the extra…
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