• How To Build Your Own Budget-Friendly Home Theater PC

    The number of different video formats is staggering. Building an economical home theater PC is the best way for you to inexpensively combine the capability of all of these formats in one platform. Take one older PC that's gathering dust, make a couple...
    By Mike Aguilar January 18, 2012 

  • Great Desktop PC and Mac Choices

    Another year, another holiday, and yet more desktop computers are available for you to choose from. Whichever option you go for, remember to choose a PC or Mac that is suitable for your needs.
    By Christian Cawley October 29, 2011 

  • Computer History Quiz

    How much do you know about the history of computers? Do you think you know everything there is to know? Take our quiz to find out if you are a player or just a poser.
    By KennethSleight October 13, 2011 

  • Monster Rigs: Guide To Building a High-End PC

    A budget PC will not be sufficient to play the most demanding games or for editing video/audio. This guide provides beginners with information on how to build a powerful computer, including reviews and general tips.
    By theinkandpen (Robert Mullon) September 22, 2011 

  • Building a PC on a Budget - Where to Spend Your Dough

    Computers are less expensive than ever before, but can still become pricey without trouble. For those on a tight budget, building a competent computer requires knowledge about the components that contribute the most to PC performance. I'll help you...
    By M.S. Smith September 14, 2011 

  • I'm Looking for a New Monitor, What's Available?

    Buying the right computer monitor depends greatly on the tower that the monitor will be connected to, and the needs of the user. A computer used only for school work will not need an HD display, while a HTPC will probably need an HDTV that doubles as...
    By D Lamberti September 10, 2011 

  • How to Make Sense of the Memory Controller on a Motherboard

    The motherboard memory controller manages the data flow going into and from main memory. Traditionally memory controllers were planted on the motherboard's northbridge. However, now it can be located on a separate chip or integrated into the dies...
    By George Garza September 5, 2011 

  • The Top 5 Power Supplies for ATX Cases

    ATX remains the most common form factor used in PC computers, so anyone building a new PC will need a power supply that is compatible. Let's have a look at five options that are clearly superior to the rest.
    By M.S. Smith August 15, 2011 

  • BTX Motherboards for Athlon and Phenom Processors: Do They Exist?

    Once upon a time a little company called Intel tried to promote a new motherboard form factor called BTX. It failed to become popular, but a number of motherboards based off the technology did hit the market. Did any support AMD processors? Let's...
    By M.S. Smith August 10, 2011 

  • The Old-School Approach: College Desktops

    Desktops are understandably considered to be less desirable as a student PC, but they do have advantages that may be preferred by some. Let's have a look at what a great student desktop looks like.
    By M.S. Smith August 9, 2011 
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