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Best motherboard with WiFi: Standard ATX, Micro ATX, and Mini ITX options

Image credit: Asus The latest motherboards make up a great platform to build high-performance PCs as they include high-speed PCIe expansion interfaces, DDR4 compatible DIMM RAM slots, and support new-gen CPUs and GPUs.  But despite being highly advanced in terms of new-gen hardware compatibility, many modern motherboards do not include one of the most basic …

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Best motherboards for Ryzen 7 3700X: models based on the latest & previous-gen AMD chipsets

Image credit: Unsplash AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, along with other 3rd gen Ryzen processors, made headlines with Intel-beating performances when it was first launched. Even today, the CPU holds strong with its higher Level 3 cache that enables it to perform super-fast data access needed for an ultra-smooth gaming experience. GIF credit: Linus Tech Tips …

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Best CPU coolers for i9 9900K: heat analysis + liquid/AIO & air coolers

Image credit: Unsplash CPUs have gotten more powerful than ever before. But does that mean you have to pay more in order to achieve benchmark-setting performances? Not necessarily. In the Intel world, 9th generation core i9 processors are a great value for the money. Intel i9 9900K, in specific, is a total bang for the …

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Best CPU coolers for i7 8700k: heat analysis, AIO & air coolers, & CPU delidding options

Image credit: Unsplash Intel i7 8700K is one of the best 6 core CPUs for gaming in terms of affordability. This may sound like a blatant claim but it’s true. After the initial launch, the performance of the CPU got good to the point that Intel actually designed the 10th gen i5 10600K CPU to …

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High static pressure fans: standard and small form factor models

Image credit: Unsplash When choosing a tower PC cooler (both air coolers and liquid coolers), models with more fans or larger-sized fans generally seem to be more effective in cooling. However, this is not how it always works as cooling a tower PC isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution.  One of the most important aspects of achieving …

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Best Gaming PC Under $500: Pre-built Models and Unmistakable Deals

Image credit: Unsplash Similar to many electronic devices, gaming PCs have gotten affordable over the years. Prices of important computing components, including multi-core CPUs/GPUs and NVMe SSDs, have gotten low as the demand for snappy computing performance is on consistent growth.  But how affordable are we exactly talking about? Has the PC market evolved to …

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Best RGB cases: Standard ATX, Micro ATX, & Mini ITX cases

Image credit: Unsplash There’s something that’s just unmistakably intriguing about RGB tower PC cases, particularly RGB lighting. They perfectly suit the gaming-themed look of gaming hardware configuration and do not fail in adding an extra oomph of aesthetic appeal.  When compared to a non-RGB setup, RGB tower PC cases stand out. The best part is, …

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10 Best Low-Profile CPU Coolers: with 3 Ultra-Low Profile Sizes

Image credit: Optimum Tech Low-profile CPU coolers and small form factor motherboards are a match made in heaven. As compared to standard-sized CPU coolers, low-profile CPU coolers are significantly smaller in size, and therefore are highly well-suited for small-sized motherboards, including Micro ATX and Mini ITX boards.  Sure, there’s no hard and fast rule that …

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