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CPU cores
The back of a CPU with multiple cores.

So, you’ve begun researching parts for your new gaming PC! You have a strong graphics card,  a nice SSD in your cart, and now you’re looking for a shiny new CPU. Should you pick one with 8 cores? Surely more cores must be better? You don’t want to break the bank but you don’t want to bottleneck your PC either? How many cores does PC gaming need; are more better?

Read more “Quality or Quantity: CPU Cores and Gaming”

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Power supply
A non-modular power supply.

When people think of the components of a computer, usually they’ll talk about the CPU or the graphics card; the workhorses of the PC. Oftentimes, people forget about the power supply, arguably the single most important component of the computer. Without a solid power supply, a computer will not work no matter how strong its components are. But what goes into picking a good power supply and what should you consider when picking one? Read more “Power Supply: The Fuel Tank of the PC”