Complete Guide to Building your own PC

Building your own PC is easy. It's also cheaper than buying pre-built and teaches you some of the inner workings of how a PC functions. We've put together a 4-Step Guide to finding and assembling the perfect Computer for yourself:

Hardware SEE All

Processor (CPU), Graphics Card (GPU), Memory (RAM), Motherboard

Is ASRock a Good GPU Brand? [2023 Guide]

UPDATED January 18, 2023 by Alex Glawion

ASRock makes AMD GPUs only, but these sure come with great performance, cooling and are easy on the eye while being on the lower-end of pricing compared many other GPU AIBs.

10 Ways to Stop a CPU From Overheating [Ranked]

UPDATED January 6, 2023 by Alex Glawion

High CPU temperatures won't just reduce your PC's performance but may even cause long-term damage or failure of the CPU. Here's how to stop a CPU from overheating.

How Old Is My Computer? [5 Easy Ways to Find Out]

UPDATED December 30, 2022 by Alex Glawion

There are many reasons you might need to figure out your Computer's age. Is it time for an upgrade? Do you want to sell it? Is it slowing down? Here's how to find your PC's age.

PC Builds SEE All

3D-Modeling, Rendering, Cinema 4D, Blender,After Effects

Figma System Requirements & PC Recommendations

Figma System Requirements & PC Recommendations

UPDATED December 26, 2022 by Petar Vukobrat

Figma has conquered the world of Interface Design Tools by storm. But what are Figma's System Requirements and do you need a strong PC to run it efficiently?

Apple Mac SEE All

Monitor, Mac, Apple

Best MacBook Air Alternatives in 2023

UPDATED January 26, 2023 by Petar Vukobrat

Apple's MacBook Air is popular, no doubt whatsoever. But one question does remains: Is it the best you can get for your workloads or is there something better, an alternative?

Best Mac Mini Alternatives [That are Cheaper and Faster]

UPDATED January 22, 2023 by Petar Vukobrat

Apple's Mac Mini is a surprisingly powerful yet compact device that allows you to run many demanding workloads. But there are some strong alternatives on the market that are cheaper and, yes, better! We take a closer look.

Best Mac Studio Alternatives in 2023 [Cheaper & Faster]

UPDATED January 11, 2023 by Petar Vukobrat

The Mac Studio is an engineering marvel. It's small, draws little power and performs excellently. But are there any cheaper alternatives that perform even better than the Mac Studio?

3D Animation & Rendering SEE All

Cinema 4D, Blender, Octane, Redshift, VRAY

Redshift System Requirements & PC-Recommendations

Redshift System Requirements & PC-Recommendations

UPDATED October 29, 2022 by Alex Glawion

Redshift has conquered the GPU Rendering World by storm. But with all this popularity also come considerable performance demands. Here's our take on Redshift's System Requirements.

Video Editing SEE All

Premiere Pro, Rendering, Solid State Drive (SSD)

Our Favorite Free Alternatives To Premiere Pro

UPDATED August 1, 2022 by Christopher Harper

Premiere Pro is expensive like all other Adobe apps. Here are our recommendations for Premiere Pro alternative for free!

How Long Does It Take To Render a Video? (It depends)

UPDATED July 12, 2022 by Christopher Harper

Video Render Time depends on a lot of different things. The type of Footage you're using, your project complexity, and, of course, your Hardware's performance.

How To Choose A Graphics Card (GPU) for Video Editing

UPDATED January 5, 2023 by Petar Vukobrat

Make sure you understand the process of picking a GPU for Video Editing before buying one. This Guide will teach you how to pick a GPU for Video Editing.

Benchmarks SEE All

Cinema 4D, Octane, Redshift, VRAY, NVIDIA

Laptop Processors (CPUs) in Order Of Performance [Updated List]

Laptop Processors (CPUs) in Order Of Performance [Updated List]

UPDATED December 28, 2022 by Alex Glawion

We've tested, scored, ranked and listed all modern Laptop Processors in order of Performance for easy comparison. All mobile CPUs from AMD, Intel & Apple.

Laptops SEE All

AMD, Intel, Animation

Average Battery Life of a Laptop: How Long Should It Last?

UPDATED December 16, 2022 by Petar Vukobrat

A Laptop's battery life will vary considerable from model to model, also depending on how you use it. Workloads, Screen-Brightness, Performance-Demand, Age, many factors influence your battery's life.

Can You Upgrade Your Laptop’s Processor? If So, How?

UPDATED November 30, 2022 by Alex Glawion

Upgrading a Laptop's Processor may seem like a great way to increase performance, but there are quite a few things to consider before embarking on this endeavor, viability being the first.

Microsoft Surface Pro vs. Apple’s iPad Pro [A Clear Winner?]

UPDATED November 30, 2022 by Petar Vukobrat

Microsoft's Surface Pro and Apple's iPad Pro seemingly have a lot in common at first glance, but offer some very unique features when closely compared. We take a close look.

Graphic Design SEE All

Photoshop, Monitor, Memory (RAM)

Figma System Requirements & PC Recommendations

Figma System Requirements & PC Recommendations

UPDATED December 26, 2022 by Petar Vukobrat

Figma has conquered the world of Interface Design Tools by storm. But what are Figma's System Requirements and do you need a strong PC to run it efficiently?

Photo Editing SEE All

Photoshop, PC/Workstation, Laptop

Best Computer for Photo Editing [2023 Guide]

UPDATED January 3, 2023 by Alex Glawion

This guide will walk you through everything a Photographer will need from a greatly performing Computer for Photo Editing.

Best Laptops For Photo Editing [2023 Guide]

UPDATED January 3, 2023 by Christopher Harper

What kind of a Laptop do you need for professional and efficient Photo Editing? Read this in-depth guide on buying the Best Laptops for Photo Editing

How Much RAM Do You Need For Photoshop

UPDATED May 9, 2022 by Alex Glawion

Find out how much RAM you need for Photoshop and how to exactly estimate the RAM needs based on how many and what type of photos you are editing.

Reviews SEE All

Processor (CPU), Graphics Card (GPU), Memory (RAM), Motherboard

Windows vs macOS vs ChromeOS for Work — Which Should You Pick?

UPDATED December 7, 2022 by Petar Vukobrat

Windows, macOS, and Chrome OS cater to noticeably disparate audiences, and have vastly different strengths and, most importantly, weaknesses. Here's which OS we recommend.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 16GB Review [Content Creation, Rendering, & Power Draw]

UPDATED December 14, 2022 by Jerry James

Nvidia's newly released powerhouse of a GPU, the RTX 4080 brings solid performance to content creation workloads at moderate power-draw. Our review goes in-depth.

M1 vs M2 MacBook: Is it worth the Upgrade?

UPDATED November 2, 2022 by Petar Vukobrat

The M2 sounds like a huge upgrade compared to its predecessor chip, the M1. But is the difference so significant that it makes an upgrade worth it? A closer look.

Motion Design SEE All

After Effects, Rendering, Processor (CPU)

After Effects vs. Premiere Pro – Which is the better Tool for your Purpose?

After Effects vs. Premiere Pro – Which is the better Tool for your Purpose?

UPDATED December 28, 2022 by Alex Glawion

After Effects and Premiere Pro can do a lot of similar things, but they excel in tasks they were made for. Which tool is best for you?

CAD SEE All

Rendering, Pc/Workstation, Laptop

Best Laptops for Engineering Students (2023 Guide)

UPDATED January 3, 2023 by Alex Glawion

Engineering Students will need some very specific Hardware in their Laptops for the best performance in engineering workloads. We'll show you what you need.

Best PC / Workstation for Autodesk Revit [Updated Guide]

UPDATED May 9, 2022 by Alex Glawion

You'll need some very specific PC components for efficient work in Autodesk Revit. Find the right parts for your main workloads here.

Best Workstation PC for ArchiCAD [2023 Guide]

UPDATED January 3, 2023 by Alex Glawion

You'll need some very specific PC-Parts for efficient work in Graphisoft ArchiCAD. We've put together a guide for ArchiCAD Users that want the best possible performance.

Troubleshoot & Fix SEE All

Processor (CPU), Graphics Card (GPU), Memory (RAM), Motherboard

Computer Randomly Turns On By Itself — 8 Typical Causes and Fixes

Computer Randomly Turns On By Itself — 8 Typical Causes and Fixes

UPDATED January 23, 2023 by Alex Glawion

A computer that randomly turns on by itself can be frustrating, especially if it happens at night and the noise or monitor wakes you up. Here's what you can do to fix it once and for all.