Author: Eric Carrell

Eric is the owner and editor of SPCR. Eric has been gaming since he was a kid, always with a strong focus on PC gaming. His favorite games are Age of Empires II, World of Warcraft, Realm Royale, and the GTA series. In addition to gaming, he's also an avid traveler.

Best PCs Under $1000 in 2020

Not everyone wants to spend a bomb on their PC, or go through the hassle of building one themselves. We’ve listed the best PCs around for under $1000 in 2020, whether you’re a gamer, professional, or home user. What Makes a Good PC Under $1000? Certain specs are extremely important in PCs. Here are the

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Best Heat Sinks in 2020

Are you looking to buy a heat sink for your precious CPU? Before you spend the rest of your budget on a graphics card, you might want to invest in the right heat sink for your CPU first. But how much do you need to spend exactly? Can you afford both decent cooling and near-silence

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Best Hard Drives in 2020

Hard drives have so many features these days, it can be hard to choose. Do you really need SSD? What about Thunderbolt? Finding the perfect combination of looks, price, and features can be tough. Whatever your storage needs, we’ve made a list of the top five hard drives covering a range of purposes, along with

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Best CPU Cooler for i7 8700k in 2020

If you invested in a powerful CPU, chances are you also need a cooler, and a good one. Today we’re investigating the best cooler for the much-lauded Intel Core i7-8700k. If you’ve bought this powerful CPU, you definitely need a good cooler to with it. Otherwise you risk your precious processor burning out early, or

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What’s the Best AM4 Motherboard in 2020?

Have you landed a great Ryzen processor, and now you need the right motherboard? Well, AM4 is your best bet. It’s the most popular socket, supports a whole range of chipsets, and best of all, it’s future-proof: AMD has promised long-term support. Check out our guide to the best AM4 motherboards for every budget and

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Best Gaming Monitors in 2020

Picking a gaming monitor is exciting….and overwhelming, with a ton of ever-expanding options (G Sync? IPS? HDR?) and constantly climbing refresh rates. Just shopping around makes you really want to throw caution to the winds and empty your bank account for the most expensive 4k display. Just imagine playing on one of those, though? Never

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Best RX 580 in 2020

The AMD Radeon RX 580 is one of the best value graphics cards for gamers, giving you excellent 1080p gaming for a very low price. But which variant should you choose? Companies like Asus and XFS put their own spin on this GPU, with different factory overclocks, cooling solutions, connectors and component quality. These translate

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Best 1080 TI in 2020

The GTX 1080 Ti rocked the gaming world, and that was just the reference card. Then came a flurry of bespoke third-party cards with custom cooling and factory overclocks, giving even more of an edge on performance. Which one should you choose? Fortunately we’ve sorted through them all and listed the top five, as well

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Best RTX 2080 in 2020

Are you finally taking the leap to the RTX 2080, but not sure which one you should get? Custom cards have so many different specs, sizes, and cooling solutions, it can be a little overwhelming. We’ve sifted through them all, from budget to behemoth, to bring you our top five. The RTX 2080 Graphics Card,

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Best Motherboard for Gaming in 2020

Picking the right motherboard is essential but tricky; there’s so many specs to go over, but it’s your PC’s foundation. It connects all your components together, and calls the ultimate shots on how much overclocking you can do and how fast your gaming PC will actually be. If you get it wrong, you might end

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