Editorials

How to Speed Up Your Slow PC

There're no two ways about it: all PCs slow down without proper maintenance. Before you decide to recycle your machine,…

The Best Browser for Battery Life: Chrome vs Edge vs Firefox

If you've used a PC lately, you've probably seen messages from both Microsoft and Google trying to coax you into…

SSD vs HDD Pros and Cons Comparison

Years ago, if you wanted to buy or build a new computer, the only option is to purchase an HDD,…

6 Reasons Why You Should Buy a SSD If You Don’t Own One Already

When we first started covering the world of SSDs back in 2012, the industry was still in its infancy. At…

6 Reasons Why Your Next Upgrade Should Be a Second Monitor

If you're deciding which new keyboard or mouse you should splurge on next, forget it. Your next investment should be…

Five MySQL, MariaDB Settings to Tune for Best Performance

When I began my journey of running a website about 5 years ago, I had very little experience working with servers.…

CPCR Server Update 2016 – Litespeed 5.0, PHP 5.6, MariaDB 10.1

Here at Custom PC Review, we spend a lot of our efforts on bringing news, reviews and great articles about…

Opinion: Why HDMI Needs to Adopt Adaptive-Sync Technologies

Without question, one of the biggest advancements in PC gaming in recent years is the introduction of variable refresh rate…

Ask CPCR: “When is the Best Time to Buy Computer Hardware?”

Recently, we received a question from a reader asking a question that we receive at least once a month. The…

Rise of The Tomb Raider PC Performance and Graphics Analysis

[section label=1. Introduction] The follow-up to Crystal Dynamic's 2013 reboot of the long-running Tomb Raider franchise: Rise of the Tomb…