Components

Components | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

$300 Athlon 3000G Full Nerd Build side panel off view 2
macbook air 2020 back

twelve south usb c hub

Stop fumbling for ports with 15% off the Twelve South StayGo USB-C hub

Bring more ports to your Mac or PC with 15 percent off this Twelve South USB-C hub.

razer deathadder elite

Razer will make a million masks to help fight coronavirus

Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan has announced that the company will be making and donating up to a million masks to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

icegiant cooler katie carpenter gordon mah ung 1

IceGiant says its giant cooler can even tame AMD's giant Threadripper

IceGiant's new cooler uses an old technique it hopes can take it where no air cooler has gone before

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo v2 with sign

A revamped Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo CPU cooler is finally here

Popular as it is, the Hyper 212 Evo has its design weaknesses—but this spring, Cooler Master's second version will eliminate those annoyances.

usb c cable orange

Why USB4 logos will actually make sense

USB4 hardware later this year will clear up the confusing mishmash of logos and be easy to understand.

img 20190528 164041
Updated

PCIe 4.0: Everything you need to know, from specs to compatibility to caveats

AMD's platform for Ryzen 3000 also ushers in PCIe 4.0, the first big change to the PCIe interface since 2010. Here's what you need to know.

thinkstock 500773792 cpu processor
Updated

Black Friday 2019 deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build | (Updated for Cyber Monday!)

Last week you could have together a Ryzen-based, FreeSync-ready gaming PC for just $208. For Cyber Monday, you can still do it for just $216—and other kick-ass systems for not much more.

170529 taipei 7

Should you wait for Black Friday to upgrade your PC?

You can miss out on good sales on PC parts if you ignore Black Friday, but not every type of component is worth biding your time—especially this year.

amazon prime day 2019 16x9
Updated

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Year five of Amazon Prime Day is packed with good tech deals—and you can still find a few incredible bargains, too. To help you cut straight to business, we're highlighting the best of the best.

cooler master h100

Cooler Master’s pint-sized MasterCase H100 tears down quick and easy

Our plans to build in the MasterCase H100 are scheduled for later, but we couldn’t wait to poke around in it. So we disassembled it.

corsairaioh100x

Achieve liquid-cooling's frigid CPU temperatures for just $65 with this amazing Corsair H100x deal

Corsair's H100x AIO liquid cooler is just $65 after rebate at Newegg.

amd first pci 4 pc

The PCI Express 5.0 spec will bring 128 gigabytes per second to your PC, someday

The PCIe interface for storage, graphics, and other components has a new spec in version 5. It promises 128GBps throughput someday, but PCIe 3 and PCIe 4 are currently active.

AMD ryzen pcs

Build an awesome all-AMD gaming PC for cheap with Newegg's killer deals

Newegg is selling a Ryzen 5 2600 and an MSI X470 motherboard for $250. There are also sales on 1440p monitors, and don't forget yesterday's deal on a Radeon RX 590 to complete the package.

9th-gen Intel Core i9-9900K

Intel launches 18 9th-gen desktop Core chips, the majority without hyperthreading

Although Intel has begun shipping its mainstream 9th-gen desktop Core chips, the majority of them ship without hyperthreading enabled.

keychron k1 side

Keychron K1 Wireless Keyboard review: Mechanical RGB magic beats backlit butterfly

With both Mac and Windows keys, the Keychron K1 is one of the few mechanical keyboards that can live in both worlds—and it may save MacBook users from butterfly hell.

razer chroma primary

Razer's Core X Chroma eGPU cabinet features RGB and Intel's latest Thunderbolt 3 controller

Razer's latest eGPU cabinet gets LEDs and a bigger PSU , plus a ton more ports than before.

intel 8th gen vpro cores

Intel announces 8th-gen vPro processors for business notebooks with advanced security

Intel follows AMD's announcement of the Ryzen Pro with a pair of processors that emphasize platform technologies over performance.

usb c cable orange

USB4: What this future standard means for USB chaos and Thunderbolt 3

USB4 promises to smooth out USB chaos and play nicer with Thunderbolt 3. But it's not going to be that easy. Here's what you need to know.

Load More