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January 6, 2018

The Best Gaming Monitors of 2018

Sight, touch and smell are the only three senses that are used when operating a computer and as a result, the monitor is easily one of if not the most important component for a fulfilling gaming experience. After all, no matter how powerful your rig may be, it’s all for nothing if the performance can’t be properly translated. Today we’ll show you some of our favorite gaming monitors that can keep pace with your kill streak.

 

Best FreeSync Gaming Monitor Nixeus NX-EDG27

The best FreeSync gaming monitor is the Nixeus NX-EDG27. This monitor ticks off all the boxes: high refresh rate, great color quality, FreeSync support, and a [...]

 
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January 23, 2018

The Best Gaming Keyboards of 2018

When it boils down to it, one of the most important components of your new gaming PC is the keyboard. Aside from the mouse, the keyboard, and maybe a gaming controller there’s literally nothing else that translates what you want to do to the PC. Unless you invest mind control… or something.

Over the past few years, one of the most popular categories of gaming keyboards have been the mechanical gaming keyboards. Unlike the cheap, soft and mushy rubber dome keyboards, mechanical gaming keyboards offer a better feel, more consistent actuation, better overall performance, and better reliability.

That said, with the increased popularity of [...]

 
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September 21, 2018

The Best Cable Modem of 2018

If you’re on cable internet, chances are you probably pay a monthly fee to your service provider to rent one of their modems. However, this fee can be eliminated by simply bringing your own modem and installing it yourself.

While cable companies would much rather you pay a fee to rent their equipment, FCC rules dictate that cable companies must allow customers to bring their own equipment if they choose. As such, today we’ll be sharing several of what we think are the best cable modems on the market today.

 

Best Cable Modem Overall ARRIS SurfBoard SB6183

For most people, the ARRIS SurfBoard SB6183 will be the best cable [...]

 
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July 27, 2017

Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Hierarchy

If you’re just starting your research on a new graphics card, you probably have no idea where to start. This is why we’ve decided to put together a graphics card comparison chart ranking each of the latest graphics cards based on its performance capabilities.

The comparison chart below is based on research from multiple review sites as well as performance numbers gathered from own reviews and testing. Keep in mind that each of the graphics card vendors have their own preferred game development partners, so in some rare instances in specific games, a graphics card from one vendor may outperform a higher ranked graphics cards from another [...]

 
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January 23, 2018

The Best Gaming Mouse of 2018

You can have the beefiest rig, the fastest internet connection, and the most bleeding edge monitors, but your gaming experience will still suffer without the right gaming mouse.

In this guide, we’ll be providing you information on the best gaming mice on the market today. Our gaming mouse guide includes what we believe are the best gaming mice for budget gamers, MMO/MOBA gamers, FPS gamers, and more!

With that said, finding the perfect mouse can be challenging. With so many options, you can easily research all day without reaching a decision. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite gaming mice to hopefully save you some [...]

 
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January 23, 2018

The Best Graphics Cards of 2018

Picking out the best graphics card for your PC is one of the hardest decisions for a gamer. Finding the best graphics card at the right budget can take hours and hours of research and can be a daunting task even for those well versed in technology. To make things easy, we’ve researched and compiled a list of the best gaming graphics cards whether you’re planning on doing casual gaming, competitive eSports, 4K gaming, VR gaming, or anything in-between.

 

Best 4K & VR Graphics Card Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti

Nvidia recently rounded off its Pascal lineup with the announcement of the 1080 Ti. With impressive performance and a more affordable [...]

 
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August 21, 2018

The Best Mesh WiFi Router System of 2018

Mesh: The Solution to Spotty Home Wi-Fi

Let’s face it. If you live in a moderately sized house or you have a lot of wireless devices, home wireless will suck for you no matter how expensive or how well placed your router is. Up until recently, there were relatively few solutions. One solution was to place Wi-Fi range extenders which would help improve home Wi-Fi coverage. But using Wi-Fi range extenders have significant drawbacks such as the need to use separate SSIDs from the router, meaning clients need to disconnect and reconnecting to the range extender in order to use it, and range extenders typically utilize just one radio on one band which means wireless [...]

 
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September 28, 2018

The Best SSD of 2018

Building a new PC? Putting the final touches on a PC you already own? Your current PC need a little speed boost? One of the best purchases you can make for a PC is either going with an SSD from the get-go or upgrading from an HDD to an SSD.

Here we’ll sort through a number of the most popular SSDs to give you a recommendation on the best SSDs available for the money. As always, because we review a lot of computer hardware here at CPCR, most of our recommendations will be either from our own experience or the experiences of one of the other highly reputable tech publications out there. As such, all SSDs recommended here have been thoroughly researched and [...]

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