Computers Archive

Guide to the Best Low Profile CPU Coolers

Stock coolers are awful. Everyone knows it, and the reason why is simple. The people who make CPUs care about making CPUs, not coolers. The exact same thing is true of GPUs, which is why virtually everyone buys their NVIDIA-based products from a brand like EVGA or GIGABYTE. People want superior aftermarket cooling solutions. Noticing that consumers weren’t happy with their basic CPU coolers, AMD …

Cooler Master CK550 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Most keyboards aren’t any good. And many people have had the misfortune of spending their entire lives working on terrible boards, never knowing the difference. It’s like spending your life watching 480p television. Someone who’s only seek 480p doesn’t feel tormented by the low quality of the resolution, but once you’re used to seeing 1080p, it’s tough to change back. The same is true of …

What is V-Sync? Should I Keep it On or Off?

If you’ve ever looked inside the options menu for a PC game, then you’ve probably come across the term V-sync. Many of the options settings inside PC games are obvious about what they do, like those for resolution size and texture quality. But some of those options, like V-sync, may seem all but inscrutable. That because you need to learn a few things before it’s …

In-Depth Review of the AVerMedia GC573 Live Gamer 4K

Streaming and recording games is more popular than ever. About 100 million people subscribe to streaming sites like Twitch. People who aren’t using Twitch may instead be streaming through their console, or uploading straight to YouTube. It’s not hard to find hundreds of people who’ve made jobs out of their gaming, or taken their hobbies to new levels with better hardware. Playing modern games can …

Ultimate Guide to the Best Ergonomic Split Gaming Keyboard

The working posture of an ordinary keyboard isn’t ergonomically sound. Your shoulders, wrists, and even elbows are placed into positons which make you unnaturally strained. It’s such a minor amount of stress on your body that you may not notice it happening. But after hundreds of hours being locked in those awkward positions, you can suffer from repetitive stress. Ergonomic keyboards solve that problem by …