The fundamental component which drives your computer is processing power in the form of a Central Processing Unit (CPU). Working alongside the CPU is your graphics card and memory allocation, which allow you to run multimedia, applications, and provide a solid end user experience. In this topic we define the CPU, graphics processing and memory, look at the latest processors and memory products, and compare computer systems which house such products in terms of functionality and stability. Looking at the latest offerings (and battles) of Intel and AMD, and troubleshooting your CPU, graphics and memory issues, to enable you to run a stable system that has optimum speed and seamless graphics.
Looking to buy a new video card this holiday season? I don’t blame you. New titles like Battlefield 3 and Skyrim are sure to tax the systems of many gamers. Let’s have a look at some excellent cards. You’ll find a recommendation for any budget.
If you think you are the expert on all things Intel, take this brain-churning, grey-matter sizzling quiz to test just how much you know about Intel Corporation and the long history that goes with this famous brand name.
Do you have a computer game player on your list this year? Here are some great gift ideas that include game controllers and other hardware, plus some of the hottest games for the end of 2011.
After a long wait, the first processors based off AMD’s Bulldozer architecture have hit the market as the AMD FX series. Does this long-awaited product return AMD to competition, or is it yet another disappointment?
Graphics cards remain a critical component for PC gamers. They’re also among the most complex parts in a modern computer, rivaling the motherboard and the processor. Think you know everything about them? Let’s find out.
A complete guide aimed at helping both novice and expert users find the CPU that best suits their needs.
The holidays are a great time to buy a new computer monitor for someone else or yourself. Already at low prices, further discounts will only make them more attractive as gifts. Let’s have a look at what you should consider when buying a new computer display.
If you purchased or built a new mid-range Intel powered computer a few years ago, a Core 2 Duo is probably the processor placed inside. Today, the mid-range is represented by Intel’s Core i5. Just what do you receive by upgrading to the new model?
AMD has long been the underdog in the mobile space because of inferior performance and battery life, but now the company is releasing a new line of Fusion mobile processors based off the architecture called Llano. Can it turn the tides?
Intel’s Core series of processors has long been considered the premium part for laptops, but now AMD has released its new A-Series Fusion products. Can these new processors give Intel a proper challenge?