PC Buyer's Guide - current systems

4K Gaming PC - March 2018

17 March 2018 - 13:00

4K monitors are getting cheaper and cheaper, while their sharpness can't be matched by normal displays. Graphics cards have to render four times as many pixels to drive a 4K display compared to a 'normal' Full HD panel, while the game textures are only getting more detailed. In short: you need real horse power to game in 4K. A fast processor and especially a graphics card is a must. However, th...

4K Video Editing PC - December 2017

17 December 2017 - 13:00

A few years ago, your PC just couldn't be fast enough for digital video processing. By now every average PC is able to process Standard Definition (PAL 720x576) as well as HD Ready, but technology doesn't stand still. By now just about every smartphone can record in Full HD and the new frontier is Ultra HD, also known as 4K. This resolution and the 'accompanying' codec HEVC / H.265 require serious...

Budget All-round PC - February 2018

18 February 2018 - 13:00

The all-round PC is a PC with comprehensive features for around £650 - £750 that can do a little bit of everything. It should have enough speed and capacity to meet your needs for some time. Currently it can run all applications, and you're able to upgrade it with small future investments when you need more power or storage capacity. Surfing, gaming, business applications, photo and video edit...

Christmas special: Ultimate PC - December 2017

26 December 2017 - 04:59

The Ultimate PC is a PC Advice from the past, but we still get regularly requests to publish an ultimate system. Just like past year, we gathered the most ultimate components for this Christmas special. With an unlimited budget, the fantasy of one will stop far earlier than that of another, so there are many different options. This is the Ultimate PC that the editors of Hardware.Info would like...

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