Computers Archive

Avermedia Live Gamer HD2 (LGHD2) GC570 Review

When streaming took the gaming industry by storm, it was dominated primarily by PC gamers. This isn’t because it was the more popular platform, but due mostly to technical limitations. On a PC, it’s trivial to set up screen capture software to record your session. Video is typically high quality, enjoyable, and doesn’t add any lag. If you want to stream directly from your console, …

Taking a Look at the Best Computer Tower Stands

You’ve just built yourself a PC. You’ve hand selected every component, nearly organized your cables, and paid a little extra for a nice windowed case that shows off all of your hard work. When we create something, there is a sense of pride. It only makes sense that you’d want to show it off. Alternately, perhaps you’re a little tight on desk space. You need …

Reviews of the Best 80mm Case Fans

Where PC performance is concerned, there are very few things that are as important as cooling. Modern machines leverage throttling to keep components cool. When they get too warm, they’re automatically slowed down. For you, this means that just when your game starts to heat up, you can experience unnecessary lag. Installing a proper cooling system is an important part of keeping your computer running …

Reviews of the Best RGB LED Mouse Pads

Looking to take your gaming station to the next level? Look no further than an RGB LED Mousepad. While mousepads are commonly considered to be a strictly visual upgrade, they’re actually incredibly useful. Mouse pads can be used in conjunction with laser or optical mice to improve accuracy and performance. For this reason, serious gamers know that this is an accessory that is essential to …

First Look at the Elgato Stream Deck – Live Content Creation Controller

If you’re a streamer, you may already be familiar with Elgato’s product line. They produce hardware that captures your gaming session, prepping it for upload to your favorite service. As you’re surely aware, there are tons of great software packages that allow you to do virtually anything you want during your game. Dub it over with audio from an external mic, add in text or …