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Build of the Day December 2018

Red Devil Build - 12/10/2018: Component Part CPU AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Graphics Sapphire Radeon RX 580 8 GB PULSE Memory G.Skill Value 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-2666 Storage Crucial MX500 250 GB 2.5" SSD + Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM PSU be quiet! Pure Power 10 CM 500 W 80+ Silver Certified Semi-Modular ATX Motherboard MSI B450 Gaming Plus ATX AM4 Cooler AMD Wraith Max...

Best Micro ATX Case

Your PC case is arguably the most underrated part of your build. It's the component that will house all of your expensive parts as well as set the tone for the outward design for your whole build. When shopping for a case you want to balance price, available space, cable management and of course the design of the case....

APU vs. CPU

The introduction of the APU has allowed for the integration of processing and graphics functions onto a single chip, creating an individual unit that can be used in place of a separate CPU and graphics card. The new availability of options when it comes to processor selection begs the question “CPU vs APU?”  This article hopes to help you...

Portal 3: Rumors, Release Date, Is it Happening? 5 Reasons It Won’t

It's been about 7 and a half years since Portal 2 came out as of writing this in 2018 yet there hasn't been much news regarding the coveted next installment. The beloved series has eluded an installment to turn it into a trilogy. So what gives? What are the latest rumors and when may we expect a Portal 3? Portal...

Best DAC for Gaming

A digital to analog converter is the ultimate accessory for gamers who also double as  audiophiles. While your computer likely has an internal DAC,  they usually pale in comparison to the external DACs currently on the market. Even if you're not an audiophile, high quality audio can make or break your gaming experience. In this roundup the VG crew...

Micro ATX vs Mini ITX

There are two major players when it comes to choosing the right compact motherboard for your computer: the Micro ATX and the Mini ITX.  Depending on your needs, the choice between the two can make a major impact on the speed, performance, and versatility of your computing. Table of Contents The Short Answer Size: Which is Smaller? Performance: Micro ATX...

How to Make Money on Twitch

Earning money on Twitch is a tough, yet possible task. It requires a mix of commitment, creativity and marketing savviness to make it work but is often highly rewarding - a lucrative.  In this guide we'll take you step by step on how to make money on Twitch. Step 1: Signing Up If you already have a Twitch channel, skip to...

Best Intel CPU

Intel CPUs have been mentioned often as the best for powering gaming platforms and platforms that are geared towards one-way tasking. As the leader of the CPU market, Intel has a myriad of types of processors - making it a little trickier to figure out which one is the best for your gaming computer. In this roundup the VG...

Best LGA 1151 Motherboard

Motherboards are the most important component of a gaming PC. Gaming motherboards have features like overclocking, multiple slots for RAM upgrade, USB for connectivity to hardware, and a large spaced out port for the extra graphics card. In this roundup, the VG crew ranks the best LGA 1151 motherboards for your PC builds. Table of Contents Best LGA 1151 for...

Best AMD Processors

AMD, along with Intel, is one of the two leading companies when it comes to processors. As one of the leaders in the industry there are numerous options to choose from depending on your gaming needs. To help you with the buying process, ValueGamers put together a ranking of the best AMD processors currently on the market. Best Value:...