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February 2012

PC Buyer's Guide for Entry-Level Gaming -- February 2012

The February edition of our Entry-Level Gaming Guide arrives with the latest recommendations for PC system components that offer the best combination of power and affordability, including a new processor pick for our AMD build.

02/12/2012

January 2012

PC Buyer's Guide for Gaming Enthusiasts -- January 2012

Our initial Enthusiast Gaming Guide for 2012 arrives with new and improved recommendations for PC system components that offer the best combination of power and value in a sub-$2000 system. Most noticeably, the heart of our Intel system gets a big change in this installment of the guide.

01/23/2012

PC Buyer's Guide for Entry-Level Gaming -- January 2012

Our initial Entry-Level Gaming Guide for 2012 arrives with new and improved recommendations for PC system components that offer the best combination of power and affordability.

01/09/2012

December 2011

Building a Gaming PC: Processors and Motherboards

This guide will offer processor and motherboard suggestions for both an Intel and AMD system with a $2,000 budget.

12/06/2011

November 2011

Build Your Own Gaming PC Guide -- Nov. 2011

Just in time for the holiday season, we look at how to build a perfectly capable PC gaming system for less than a $1,000 -- from case to fan to CPU.

11/17/2011

August 2011

PC Buyer's Guide for Gaming Enthusiasts, August, 2011

The Enthusiast-level PC Buying Guide offers CPU and motherboard suggestions for both Intel and AMD system, though the other components will remain the same. For this we went with a Sandy Bridge processor -- not the fastest Intel processors available, but they offer the best bang for buck.

08/31/2011

February 2011

PC Buyer's Guide for Gaming Enthusiasts

Welcome back, PC gaming enthusiasts, to SharkyExtreme's PC Buying Guide. We kick off our reunion installment with this guide to the components you'll want to build the best gaming system $2,000 will buy. In two weeks, we'll follow up our guide for building a more entry-level PC.

02/19/2011

February 2009

AMD Phenom II X3 720 BE & X4 810 Review

AMD's initial Phenom II product release was a very positive one, and demonstrated that the redesigned, 45nm version of the Phenom quad core could be successful against the Core 2 Duo and Quad, while offering superb value and overclocking. The foray into the world of Socket AM3 brings a few more changes, such as a lower-cache X4 model and a hotrod X3 Black Edition that is just itching to be overclocked.

02/09/2009

Logitech G15 Keyboard Review

The Logitech G15 keyboard is a popular choice for the gaming crowd, and is a worthwhile upgrade from the older model and the lower-end G11. In this review, we're not only taking the G15 out for a new test drive, but also installing it with a 2009 driver set. Check out our review to see how it stacked up in terms of features, design and usability.

02/06/2009

January 2009

Alienware Area-51 790i System Review

There are two methods of achieving an ultra high-end gaming system: do it yourself or buy one pre-configured. Alienware looks to meld these into one process, allowing users to select the various components, and then receive a custom-built system tailored to their specific needs. The Area-51 offers a lot of potential customizations, and at the top-end, a ton of performance as well.

01/26/2009

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Building a new rig need suggestions
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James 15 3-3-2012 04:35 PM
Upgraded from a Geforce 9800GTX+ 512MB to a Radeon HD 6750 1GB and my WEI dropped!!!
Why would this be? The 9800GTX+ got a Passmark of 1095 where the HD 6750 received a 1617 yet my WEI with the 9800GTX+ in Graphics & Gaming Graphics w ...
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SSD Not Detected Anymore
So, I woke up this morning to a BSOD. I restarted and it said it couldn't boot into windows. I went into the BIOS and my SSD is not showing up. I m ...
Timman_24 23 3-2-2012 01:19 PM
Interesting numbers on Apple
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drdoom 24 3-2-2012 09:59 AM

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Interesting numbers on Apple
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/iOS-Devices-Macs-iPad-iPhone-Unit-Sales,14733.html 125,000,000 or so total Mac sales in 28 years? I kn ...
drdoom 24 3-2-2012 09:59 AM
SSD Not Detected Anymore
So, I woke up this morning to a BSOD. I restarted and it said it couldn't boot into windows. I went into the BIOS and my SSD is not showing up. I m ...
Timman_24 23 3-2-2012 01:19 PM
Raspberry Pi Launch
They've just posted on their blog that they will be making a huge announcement on Wednesday. Hopefully they will be opening the orders up. I'm ready ...
Timman_24 17 3-1-2012 01:47 PM
Windows 8 to cut SKU's from 11 to 6
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tripple boot??
OK, so I know people have done dual boots (as have I) but that was a long time ago. This is my current setup: 160GB Intel SSD: Windows 7 250GB WD ...
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