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Building your own PC needn’t be difficult, and our guides to the components for your rig are a great place to start. Check out our round-ups of the best gaming PC specs to build yourself, the best graphics cards, best CPUs for gaming, best SSDs and best motherboards.

Asus ROG Maximus XI Extreme

What is the Asus ROG Maximus XI Extreme? The Asus ROG Maximus XI Extreme is one of the more expensive motherboards around, with a price of £430 – and for

Asus ROG Maximus XI Hero (Wi-Fi) Review

What is the Asus ROG Maximus XI Hero (Wi-Fi)? The Asus ROG Maximus XI Hero is one of two boards in this Z390 group that fall right into the mid-range

Asus TUF Z390-PLUS Gaming

What is the Asus TUF Z390-PLUS Gaming? Asus’ TUF-branded components are designed for extra durability – and they’re also put together with entry-level builders in mind, which means features that

ASRock Z390 Extreme4

What is the ASRock Z390 Extreme4? The ASRock Z390 Extreme4 is a mid-range motherboard that’s designed to work with 8th-gen and 9th-gen Intel CPUs. As such, while on paper it

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Xtreme

What is the Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Xtreme? The Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Xtreme is a hugely expensive motherboard, at £500, and it’s only around thirty pounds cheaper than its key Z390

MSI MAG Z390 Tomahawk

What is the MSI MAG Z390 Tomahawk? The MSI MAG Z390 Tomahawk is the cheapest motherboard in this group of eight Z390 slates – and its £140 price offers a

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro

What is the Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro? The Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro is the most expensive of the four more affordable boards in this Z390 group test, but there are

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 9

What is the ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 9? The ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 9 sits in the middle of the range of Z390 motherboards here – and it’s also the

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660

What is the Gigabyte GTX 1660? The Gigabyte GTX 1660 is Nvidia’s new mid-range graphics card. While top-tier GPUs are now hurtling past the £1000 price point, the GTX 1660

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Updated: Still a great choice for £140 What is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti? The Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti is the card that perhaps best represents the progress that

Intel Core i9-9900K Review

Update: The Intel Core i9-9900K is now available for as little as £474.74. This £125 price slash closes the gap between itself and the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X significantly, making the Intel 9th Gen

Nvidia GTX 1060 Review

Updated: 3GB benchmarks start rolling in Editor’s note: Nvidia’s revealed that the it will be updating the GTX 1060 to support its new ray tracing technology. The company confirmed it