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Poll: Are Skylake CPUs tempting you to upgrade?
It's been almost two weeks since Intel's Skylake enthusiast CPUs hit the market. We know how they perform, and we have a good idea...
Poll Question: • Are Skylake CPUs and Z170 motherboards tempting you to upgrade?
Poll: What do you use to apply thermal paste?
Back in the day, applying thermal compound was a fine art. I used to spend entirely too much time making sure the surface of...
Poll Question: • What do you use to apply thermal paste?
Poll: What's the best premium upgrade?
When upgrading their PCs, most enthusiasts seem to focus on swapping in faster CPUs and graphics cards. The CPU has the biggest impact on...
Poll Question: • Best premium upgrade:
Poll: How big is your CPU fan?
As CPUs have become more power efficient, the fans used to cool them have grown in size. That might seem counter-intuitive, but it speaks...
Poll Question: • How big is your CPU fan?
Poll: Do you have a home-theater PC?
With the exception of my desktop, the next most often-used PC in my home sits in the living room. I've had one in there for...
Poll Question: • Do you have a home-theater PC?
Poll: How powerful is your PSU?
The range of PSU wattages available today is truly staggering. At Newegg alone, the scale starts at 145W and goes all the way up...
Poll Question: • What's the wattage rating of your primary desktop's PSU?
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|Raspberry Pi 4 sports a faster SoC and dual displays for $35||26|
|Bargain basement: 32 GB of 3000 MT/s memory for $117, and a lot more||10|
|Fish Tales: I watercooled my Vive||38|
|You're not charging it wrong: Apple recalls some MacBook Pros for battery safety||29|
|Intel graphics driver 26.20 says "game on" for Steel Division 2, F1 2019, and more||2|
|FSP Dagger Pros pack 650W into petite SFX PSUs||9|
|National Ice Cream Soda Day Shortbread||27|
|Bargain basement: a 32", 144-Hz LG 32GK650F-B monitor for $310, and much more||13|
|Thanks for writing this Ben. Nice walkthrough of the featureset both theoretical and practical. Purportedly, that's what us Gerbils like.||+36|