In this article, I review the be quiet! Pure Base 500DX case.
In this article, I review the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D. This processor packs a lot of power for today's computer enthusiasts both in productivity and in gaming.
This is part 2 in a series of hubs that follows me over the last few years from financial glory to financial dumps to finding a way back to financial success following Dave Ramsey's principles.
The last 4 years have been very turbulent and interesting to say the least. Find out in this hub the beginnings of my following of Dave Ramsey.
In this article, we take a look at the Chase Sapphire Preferred credit card in early 2020. We analyze the card to see if it is a viable rewards and/or travel card early in the year.
The Chase Slate card is a credit card used for balance transfers from other credit cards and other types of loans. I take a look at this card and decide if it is worth having in your wallet in early 2020.
In 2020, there are many credit card options to choose from. In this article, I review the benefits and options of the Chase Freedom Unlimited Card. Is this card a viable Cash Back Rewards card in early 2020?
In this article, I take a look at the Chase Freedom rewards credit card as a way of accumulating rewards. This is a beginner credit card that has been around for a few years.
In this article, I put together a components list for a PC build from the Newegg and Amazon Black Friday Sales. What kind of performance can we get from this? Well, I'll build this PC at a later date and see but for now, here are the parts.
In this article, I review the GTX 1080 Ti thermal and performance with the Kraken G12 and Corsair H55 All-In-One liquid Cooler. How well did it perform? Take a look.
In this hub/article, I outline a decision I made to devote the majority of my reviews to AMD products. Check it out in the article below.
In this GR8 Tech 2Day article, I review the EVGA Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti Black Gaming edition graphics card and provide gaming benchmarks for 6 Triple-A PC games.
In this article, I review the AMD Radeon VII. The Radeon VII was released on February 7, 2019, and is AMD's latest offering to compete with Nvidia's RTX 20-series graphics cards.
In this article, I am reviewing the performance of the NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti in early 2019. How does it perform? Read below to find out.
In this article, I am "renovating" an old cryptocurrency mining rig and turning it into a system I hope is capable of playing the hottest game on the market right now in Fortnite. Will it play? Let's find out!
In this article, I bring to you my January 2019 PC build of the month. This PC will be primarily used as my editing and content creation PC with some gaming thrown in for good measure. Thanks for stopping by and checking it out.
This article is part of my monthly budget gaming PC build guide series. This month, the budget build is a perfect 1080p gaming system that can be had for under $700. So, stop in and check it out.
In today's GR8 Tech 2Day's Tech News article, I look at AMD's newest upcoming GPU on Navi, a little bit of nVidia's earnings, and Intel's 9900K processor revisited by the guys over at Hardware Unboxed.
This is a new segment that I will be doing here which will be a recurring event, hopefully 2-3 times per week. This segment will entail the most recent hardware news from the "Big 3" of the personal computer (PC) and gaming community: Intel, nVidia, and AMD.
In this article I bring to you a quick look at AMD's CrossFire technology in 2018. I test and review benchmarks of CrossFired RX 580s and CrossFired RX Vega 64 across 2 games and give you my recommendations. So, is CrossFire worth it in 2018? Red below and find out.
In this article, I give a gaming PC build guide for October 2018 complete with all components and reasons for choosing them.
In this article, I review the be quiet! Straight Power 11 1000-watt ATX power supply.
In this article, I review the RTX 2080 and pit it against the GTX 1080 Ti via three of my favorite YouTubers' test results. All credit for results go to them. Check out their videos included in this article.
Nvidia, on August 20, 2018 introduced a line of GPUs based on the Turing architecture. This will allegedly challenge video and image reality and should provide gamers with exceptional graphical quality in games. But is this the real deal?
In this article, I will update benchmark results on the GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080, RX Vega 64, RX Vega 56, RX 570, and RX 580 graphics cards (GPU).
A review of the Fractal Design Focus G ATX PC case. This is a budget case, but does it offer greater features and ease of use than the price tag implies?
In this article, I review the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 Gaming graphics card. I have tested this card in multiple games and provided benchmarks of those games as well as a quick review of the card, its specifications, and performance.
In this article, I review the Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 CPU cooler along with benchmarks of temperatures and sound levels. Check it out below.
In this article, I bring you a build guide and parts list for June 2018 for a high performance gaming PC capable of being carried along on a trip in your check baggage. Check it out below.
In this article, I tested the PowerColor Red Devil RX Vega 64 graphics card undervolted and overclocked to assess the rumored performance of the AMD Vega line of graphics cards in such scenarios. Read on to find out the results of the testing.
In this article, I bring you a review of the PowerColor Red Devil RX Vega 64 graphics card along with benchmarks. How does this card stack up? Check out the results and review below.
In this article, I compare the Noctua NH-D15 tower CPU cooler to the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 CPU Cooler to determine which is quieter and performs better.
In this article, I review and benchmark the PowerColor Red Dragon RX Vega 56 graphics card. I test this card in 5 games from 5 different genres of gaming. How did it perform? Read on and find out.
One of the premium air coolers for CPUs on the market is the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 dual tower cooler and I have a review of that very cooler here. I detail my testing methods and results as well as my recommendation to buy or not.
In this article, I compare the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 processor to the Intel Core i7-7700K processor with included benchmarks and recommendations. Both are very good processors and are a decent to great value for performance. Which one wins? Let's find out.
In this article, I bring you a very nice AMD Ryzen 5 2600 PC build. I discuss all the parts and reasoning for them. This is a great little build and packs quite a punch for performance.
The AMD RX 570 was released in April 2017. In this article, I review and test the MSI Armor OC 8GB version in 10 different games.
In this article I review the Thermaltake Contac Silent 12 CPU air cooler and give my recommendations on whether you should buy it or not.
In this article, I review the MSI RX 580 Armor OC 8GB graphics card through benchmarking eight triple A game titles at 1080p on maximum settings.
In this article, I bring to you the February 2018 Gaming PC build guide. With prices of PC components on the rise and a little outrageous, I focused on quality and ability to upgrade here.
In this article, I bring you my very first mining rig. This system is a single GPU rig which I will use as a starter system for my mining endeavor. This is a build list of the components used.
In this article, I have the Ryzen Showdown with the Ryzen 7 1700 vs Ryzen 5 1600 vs Ryzen 5 1400 processors. I compare price and performance based on my own benchmark testing.
In this article, I discuss the current landscape of PC gaming graphics cards and my outlook on the future. We gamers are in for a rough go of it, at least for the foreseeable future.
In this article I compare the Ryzen 5 1600 against the Intel Core i7-7700K in a suite of benchmarks. Can the budget friendly Ryzen 5 1600 hold up to the i7-7700K?
In this article, I bring you my monthly gaming PC build. This month, I have decided on a Ryzen 5 1600 system with an nVidia graphics card. Great performance for the cost.
In this article, I am comparing the Intel Pentium G4560 to the AMD Ryzen 3 1200. I have benchmarked five games with an average of five benchmarking runs. Which will be declared the "Budget King?"
In this article I give yet another review of Swagbucks and also update you on my earnings since August 2017. Swagbucks is a great source of easy, "supplemental" income.
In this article, I compare the Zotac GTX 1070 Ti to the MSI GTX 1080 by benchmarking seven games. Finally, I make a recommendation on which one to buy based on those benchmarks and the costs of each card.
In this article, I review and compare the Sapphire Nitro+ RX 570 4GB graphics card to the MSI GTX 1080 Duke 8GB graphics card. I have included a review of specs, benchmarks, and my recommendation.
In this article I am updating my followers and readers of my hubs/articles on the future of the content on the page. More reviews and giveaways incoming. Thanks for stopping by!
In this article, I am comparing the Zotac GTX 1070 Ti Mini against the Gigabyte Radeon RX Vega 56. I have benchmarked 7 games, all relatively new within the last 3 months. Here are the results.
A review of the Corsair Carbide 400C Mid-Tower gaming PC case. This case is quite a deal at its MSRP, but it was a steal at what I got it for.
A parts list for the December 2017 gaming PC build for enthusiasts. I discuss all components of this beastly gaming and productivity system on the Ryzen 7 platform.
In this article I am presenting 2 gaming PC builds for December 2017.
I am bringing you my choices for the best gaming PC components for December 2017. These systems are good entry-level, budget gaming PC options for anyone looking to get into PC gaming.
In this article, I am reviewing the Sapphire NITRO+ Radeon RX 570 4GB graphics card I picked up during Newegg's Black Friday Sales.
In this article I discuss the Black Friday Deals I got at Fry's Electronics, Best Buy, and Newegg. Such deals were the Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 570, Corsair Carbide 400c ATX PC case.
In this article, I revisit a top-end graphics card from 2015; the Nvidia GTX 980 Ti. I tested the card in five modern 2017 games to see if the card could handle modern gaming. Here are the benchmarks.
In this article, I bring you the benchmarks of a recent $500 budget PC build. The budget PC features Intel's Coffee Lake Series Core i3-8100 CPU and is paired with the Radeon RX 550 2GB graphics card.
In this article, I go over the components of the entry-level gaming PC I was challenged to build recently. I was quite surprised I could build a Coffee Lake i3 for under $500.
In this article, I have taken the 2017 Black Friday deals offered by Newegg and put together parts lists to build the best gaming PC from those deals. Great performance at budget pricing.
Intel just announced the hire of Raja Koduri, former AMD graphics card architect, to be the person to spearhead their endeavor into the discrete GPU market. This article discusses the ramifications.
In this article, I am comparing the performance of the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070Ti to the older 1070 graphics card. Both are fully capable of 1080p gaming, but how do they compare?
In this article, I review the MSI Z370 Gaming Plus motherboard. At a budget price for Coffee Lake processors, you get a board that doesn't feel like a budget motherboard.
In this article, I am reviewing and providing benchmarks for the Intel Core i7-8700K, 8th generation Coffee Lake processor.
I bring you three different gaming PC builds from budget to top end. All three of these builds are Intel based because the performance vs price doesn't compare to AMD's offering at the same price.
In this article, I present a parts list for an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 gaming and productivity PC build. This system packs quite a punch in both aspects but will not break the bank to purchase.
This article lays out a part list to a budget PC build with AMD Ryzen at the heart. This build can be had for under $500 and can compete with modern gaming consoles.
In this article, I am reviewing the Zotac GTX 1070ti Mini graphics card and benchmarking several games. How does it stack up to Vega 56 and GTX 1070?
In this article, I am reviewing Intel's i5-8400 Coffee Lake processor. Coffee Lake processors are the first 6 core processors Intel has released for mainstream PC users but how do they perform?
In this article, I am reviewing AMD's Radeon RX Vega 56. This 8 GB gaming video card is AMD's offering to compete with Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. But how does it stack up?
In this article, I am reviewing the Corsair Carbide SPEC-04 gaming case. This is a fantastic case from Corsair that has an elite feel at a budget price.
Today, in this article, I am reviewing the Corsair M65 Pro RGB gaming mouse. This is a fairly high quality gaming mouse for a near budget price but is it worth buying? Let's find out together.
In this article, I review the MSI GTX 1080 Duke. It is overall a great card with great performance for the retail price of around $510. In this article, I also share some benchmarks.
In this article, I share the results of a small sample, hybrid retrospective, cross-sectional analysis study of Intel's newest Coffee Lake i7-8700K computer processor.
With the supply of the Pentium G4560 dwindling and the demand increasing, prices have skyrocketed on a once budget chip. In this article, I give you an alternative budget CPU.
In this article, I am reviewing Intel's i3-8100 Coffee Lake processor. This is Intel's newest line of computer processors that were released on October 5, 2017
In this article, I will be reviewing the DIYPC DIY-F2-P windowed budget PC case. This case is the epitome of budget cases.
This Intel Core i7-7700K gaming and productivity PC began as a Pentium G4560 budget PC and is now a beast of a PC. I call it, "The Superman."
In this review, I rate, benchmark, and give thoughts on the AMD Radeon R7 360. Is it good enough for gaming in 2017?
Today, I give you 4 total PC builds including the new Intel Coffee Lake processor, 2 Kaby Lake builds, and a Ryzen build.
This is a Ryzen 7 1700 Streaming/Gaming PC build that I will be building over the next year. This PC will feature primarily Corsair and AMD/Ryzen components.
Today, I review the Ryzen 3 1200 CPU I used in a budget PC. It included the MSI B350 Mortar, 8gb of ADATA XPG RAM, and a AMD R7 360 GPU, though I did main testing with a MSI GTX 1080 Duke GPU.
A budget Ryzen 3 1200 gaming PC build. Includes a Ryzen 3 1200 CPU, MSI Mortar mATX, 8GB of ADATA XPG RAM, Radeon R7 370 GPU, Corsair CX550 PSU, and housed inside of the Corsair Carbide SPEC-04 case.
This article is a review of the Cooler Master Devastator II keyboard and mouse bundle. A fantastic budget value with a premium feel.
A Pentium G4560 budget build for my daughter for Christmas 2017. The build includes the Pentium G4560, GTX470, 8GB dual channel Ballistix LT 2400MHz DDR4 RAM, and purple theme.
A fantastic and informative YouTube content creator, Steve, over at Hardware Unboxed. Do yourself a favor and check him out.
In this article, I bring you a review of the Corsair H60 CPU Liquid Cooler. This is a fantastic, 120mm all-in-one liquid CPU cooler from Corsair that is very budget friendly. Check it out.
Budget Friendly Gaming PC Build for September 2017
Review of the Thermaltake Riing 12 LED High Static Pressure Radiator Fan.
A comparison of Destiny and Destiny 2 PC Beta. I’ll discuss my first impressions of Destiny before addressing my thoughts on Destiny 2.
Review of the Intel Pentium G4560 with benchmarks. The Budget King it is.
In this article, I review the Crucial Ballistix Sport LT and the Corsair Vengeance LPX RAM.
In this article, I discuss Swagbucks and what I've done to be successful with the program.
Here's my review of the MSI Z270 Tomahawk Motherboard: Great budget MoBo that offers premium performance
My experience with the Intel Pentium G4560 and review. This truly is a budget king.
Destiny Review: What Bungie Got Right and What Bungie Got Wrong
After returning from Afghanistan in July 2017, I decided to get back into hubpages, discussing my return to PC gaming with this "Budget" PC build.
As a diehard South Carolina Gamecock fan, we adopted a motto that Connor Shaw and several players wore on their Capital One Bowl, Under Armour team shirts.