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Poll: What component is standing in the way of your next PC build?
There are no two ways about it right now: it is a dismal time to be a PC builder. Between cryptomining-related shortages of graphics cards...
Poll Question: • What component is standing in the way of your next PC build?
Poll: Where do you use ECC RAM?
One of the more contentious divides between Intel's X299 platform and AMD's X399 platform is AMD's baked-in support for ECC RAM, a...
Poll Question: • Where do you use ECC RAM?
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?
What's your biggest PC bottleneck?
Modern PCs are incredibly powerful. They have multi-core CPUs, massively parallel graphics processors, gobs of memory, and...
Poll Question: • What's your biggest PC bottleneck?
Poll: How important is USB 3.0?
After making its debut on high-end motherboards, USB 3.0 is quickly trickling down to more affordable boards and making its way into notebooks. It's...
Poll Question: • USB 3.0 is...
Poll: Your next desktop motherboard form factor
When I first started building PCs, the only motherboards worth considering were ATX models. Back then, you had to go full-size to get a...
Poll Question: • What motherboard form factor will anchor your next desktop PC?
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: Gigabytes vs. gibibytes
You may not know it, but the world of technology is split into two camps right now. For one camp, megabytes, gigabytes, and terabytes are...
Poll Question: • Would you say a PC has:
Poll: How much did your motherboard cost?
Pay a premium for a better processor or graphics card, and there's a good chance you'll get better performance in return. Do the same when...
Poll Question: • How much did your mobo cost when you bought it?
Poll: If you were building a PC now, what socket would you choose?
In both our latest system guide and our processor value comparo, we pointed out that AMD's Socket AM2+ and AM3 platforms actually have...
Poll Question: • If you were building yourself a PC now, what socket would you choose?
The TR Hardware Survey: What's in your main PC?
We're unveiling a new feature today, the TR Hardware Survey. As its name suggests, this feature's goal is to give both us and you, the...
Poll Questions: • Processor • Graphics processor • How much did your graphics card cost at the time of purchase? • Chipset • Motherboard brand • Memory size • Total internal hard drive storage capacity • Primary optical drive type • Sound card • Number of displays • Main display type • Main display size • Main display aspect ratio • Main display resolution • Primary operating system
|Official Overclocking: Intel's Performance Maximizer reviewed||28|
|Raspberry Pi 4 sports a faster SoC and dual displays for $35||29|
|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|