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February 20, 2019

The Best CPUs of 2019

The CPU, or Central Processing Unit, along with the motherboard is generally considered the most important core component of any PC. The reason for this is that the combination of the CPU and the motherboard determines what other components can be used with the system. As a result, this makes the decision of which CPU to buy one of the most important decisions you can make. Unfortunately, there are far too many CPU choices out there, so today we’ll be sharing what we think are the best CPUs you can buy at various price-ranges.

 

Best Overall CPU Under $100

AMD Ryzen 3 2200G

The AMD Ryzen 3 2200G is a 4-core, 4-thread CPU which in today’s [...]

 
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January 8, 2019

Ask CPCR: How Much RAM Do You Need?

For those new to buying or building PCs, one of the most common questions is “How much RAM do I need?“. While the best answer to this question really depends on what you plan on doing with your PC, there are some general guidelines you can follow in order to get a good estimate on how much RAM is optimal.

 

How is RAM Used in Computers

Before we decide how much RAM is needed for your new PC, it’s important to first understand how RAM is actually used in it. RAM, which is often also referred to as system memory, is an acronym for Random Access Memory. While it would take quite a long time to fully explain all the cases of how RAM is used in [...]

 
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August 21, 2018

Best Sites to Watch TV Shows Online Free

An estimated 19 million households will cut the cord by 2019 and despite saving quite a bit of money cutting out cable TV services, the fees will likely be turning into paying for streaming video websites such as Netflix, Amazon, YouTube Red/YouTube TV, Hulu, and more.

For those who simply can’t afford to pay for all the different streaming sites out there, luckily there are plenty of sites out there that will allow you to watch TV shows online for free thanks to advertising support. Without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the best free TV show streaming sites.

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January 5, 2019

The Best Mesh WiFi Router System of 2019

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 performance will [...]

 
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January 23, 2018

The Best Free PC Games of 2018

Good games are hard to come by and good games that are free are rarer still. To save you some trouble, here’s a list of what we think are some of the best free PC games you don’t want to miss.

 

Cave Story

Dive into the 8-bit world of Cave Story and unravel its rich and brilliant storyline. This sidescrolling platformer balances humor, action, suspense, and emotion in equal parts, forming an unforgettable rollercoaster ride that lingers long after the credits roll.

Check out Cave Story here!

 

DOTA 2

Every Hero in DOTA 2 has a unique lore and skills that reflect their training, experiences, and philosophy. Despite [...]

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