IO Port Cards Archive

Best Internal PCIe Sound Cards for Gaming

For most people, PC sound is nothing more than an afterthought. You plug in your speakers or headphones, and sound comes out. Why complicate things any more than they need to be? The answer is that dedicated sound cards still have their place in today’s PC marketplace. For instance, suppose you’re trying to squeeze every last cycle out of your processor. In that case, running …

Ultimate Guide to the Best PCIe Wireless Adapters (2021 Updated)

Wireless adapters aren’t just routers, shoved inside of desktop computers. They’re a means of extending your wireless network to a broader area, of affecting control over your network, and expanding network reception. With the right adapter, your options can remain wide open. Some wireless adapters ask you to choose between convenience and efficiency, but more often than not, you can have both. Choosing the Right …

Reviews of the Best PCI-Express Riser Card Cables

As gamers look for new and exciting ways to spruce up their cases, manufacturers have started looking for creative ways to design the layout. Just a quick scroll through your favorite PC hardware vendors case listing and it’s clear to see that there is much more on the market than your average, run of the mill ATX cases. This change didn’t happen overnight. As hardware …

Best PCIe RAID Controller Cards (2021 Updated)

If you’re looking to expand the capabilities of your computer, RAID is a very powerful platform that can be utilized. There are three main benefits to using a RAID system. First, you’ll be able to add and maintain more storage space. Second, you can improve the performance of your hard drives or solid state disks well beyond what’s possible with a single disk system. Lastly, …