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Thunderbolt vs. USB-C: What’s the Difference?

There are many different types of connectors that you might run into when it comes to PC components. Thunderbolt is one of the relatively newer ones, and it shares some things with USB-C. Thunderbolt 4, in particular, has a l…

How to Overclock Your Monitor

You’ve probably heard of CPU and GPU overclocking, but did you know you can also overclock your monitor? Here’s why you might want to give it a shot, and how you go about doing so.

This Tiny MSI PC is Packed With Power

Following the example set by the Mac Mini, many Windows-powered compact PCs have popped up recently with solid hardware. If none have quite caught your eye, though, maybe this PC by MSI will.

5K Monitors Are Here, But Should You Buy One?

Most 5K displays don’t just get you a slightly-larger-than-4K resolution but also attempt to solve one of 4K’s biggest shortcomings: pixel density. Let’s take a look at what that means, what your options are, and whether you …

Why Does My PC Turn Off When Playing Games?

Sudden shutdowns can be frustrating, especially when you’re playing games. It can be hard to troubleshoot a PC randomly shutting off, too, and there could be a few different things to blame. Here’s what to look for and how t…

How to Choose an AIO Cooler

If you’re shopping parts for a gaming PC, you might be considering an aftermarket water cooling solution. There are plenty of options out there, but which one should you choose, and what factors should you take into account?…

What Is CPU Cache, and Why Does It Matter?

The amount of cache memory a CPU has is an oft-overlooked number on the specification sheet, but CPU cache is incredibly important to overall CPU performance. If you’ve never paid attention to CPU cache before, read this befo…

Samsung’s New SSD Can Reach 6,000 MB/s

Samsung sells some of the best internal SSDs around, and the company’s drives are great choices for everything from an older upgraded laptop to a brand new gaming PC. The company has now revealed a new super-fast SSD, the PM…
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