If you've been on TR for long enough, you probably remember our hardware surveys. Our first one went up way back in 2008, and we did another one in early 2011. In both instances, the concept was simple: ask our readers a whole bunch of questions about their PCs, let the answers pile up, and then dissect and analyze the data. The results were always enlightening—and sometimes surprising.
So, we thought we'd go for another round.
We've had to update our questions since last time, obviously. It's not just that new generations of products have come out—we've also witnessed the death and birth of entire companies and product categories. Solid-state drives weren't even a blip on the radar last time, for example, and there's been a fair amount of consolidation in motherboards and chipsets, too. Heck, even optical storage is on its way out these days.
To participate in the survey, simply scroll down to the questions below, and fill us in on what's inside (and, if applicable, outside) your primary desktop PC. Remember to click the "vote" button under each set of options after answering. You should see the results appear right away. Good luck, and thanks in advance for participating!
|Aorus K9 Optical keyboard senses strokes with infrared light||7|
|Deals of the day: Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs on the cheap and more||4|
|ROG Strix XG32VQ and XG35VQ fuse fast VA panels with FreeSync||14|
|ROG Strix GL702ZC takes 16 Ryzen threads on the move||19|
|Rumor: December Radeon drivers will bring a performance OSD||33|
|Intel spins up new assembly-and-test site for Coffee Lake CPUs||11|
|Deal of the day: A laptop with an i5-8250U and Pascal graphics for $680||34|
|G.Skill's DDR4-4400 kit seizes the four-module memory speed crown||19|
|EVGA DG-7 cases cover every base||20|
|It's around 40 hours to unlock one character of many. And that's actually just a guess because the progression is somewhat random based on what you ge...||+10|