If you're looking for a CPU hierarchy list to help you find the right processor for your needs and budget, in this post, we've listed four tiers of CPUs and provided commentary on which options make the most sense for different use cases. Putting together a CPU hierarchy seems like a straight-forward task... just list all of the processors out there from the best-performing … [Read more...] about CPU Hierarchy: Comparison of Processor Tiers
Need some help monitoring your CPU's temperature? In this guide, we've listed some of the best CPU temperature monitors (all free) to help you pick the tool that is best for your needs. Whether you're having problems with your computer and you're looking for some hardware monitoring tools to help you diagnose the problem, or you want to stress test your newly-built PC to make … [Read more...] about 9 Best CPU Temperature Monitor Tools for Windows [FREE]
We rated, reviewed, & compared some of the best CPU coolers on the market. The guide is broken down into two sections: the best air-based CPU coolers & the best closed-loop liquid coolers. If you don’t plan on overclocking and you don’t mind the look of a stock CPU cooler, it is not absolutely necessary to go out and get an aftermarket CPU cooler. However, CPU coolers … [Read more...] about The Best CPU Coolers for 2021: Top Air & AIO Coolers Reviewed
If you're looking for some CPU-intensive games to benchmark your processor on, in this guide, we've listed a handful of the most resource-hogging games out there. Nowadays, most modern games rely more heavily on the GPU than they do on the CPU. However, certain games and certain scenarios in certain games can get really CPU intensive. For instance, MMOs, in general, can be … [Read more...] about 7 CPU Intensive Games for Benchmarking Your Processor
In this guide, we've detailed how you can check your CPU temperatures and determine whether or not your processor is operating in a safe range. Whether you have just built your own computer, or you've got an older system that you want to check up on, it is always a good idea to monitor you CPU's temperature... But monitoring your processor's temperature won't do you any … [Read more...] about Safe CPU Temps: How Hot Should My CPU Be?