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DisplayPort vs. HDMI: Which Is Better?

If you have a monitor or display that’s capable of both DisplayPort and HDMI, which should you choose? Since these ports have different capabilities and purposes, it’s important to understand when to use DisplayPort and when …

How Much Storage Space Does My PC Need?

Whether you’re purchasing a new PC or laptop, or upgrading your existing machine, you’ll need to consider how much hard disk space you need. Do you need more for certain games and applications? Is bigger really better? Let’s …

How Fast Should My Computer’s CPU Be?

Your processor should be fast enough to handle your usage, but determining how fast that is can be tricky. From browsing the internet to online gaming, your computer’s CPU speed can make a huge impact on how it performs….

What Is N-Key Rollover (NKRO)?

N-key rollover, referred to as NKRO, is a feature seen in many mechanical keyboards. It allows the user to press multiple keys at once, registering each key press individually. This is particularly useful for gamers who press…

How Much RAM Does Your PC Need?

From loading up your computer’s operating system to opening an internet browser or running an application, your PC requires a minimum amount of RAM to function effectively. However, throwing more RAM at your PC doesn’t necess…
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