In Search of the Perfect Gaming PC Build for Around $800

800 Gaming PC Build

Building a gaming PC can get expensive, so if you just have around $800, then how do you get the most performance out of your build without sacrificing quality? In the past I’ve typically chosen to allocate around 25% of my overall budget to my CPU and 25% to my graphics card. In this price … Continue Reading

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Best Mechanical Keyboard 2012 – 2013

Ducky Shine II

There are all types of gaming keyboards on the market in 2012. Some have LED screens, extended keypads, infinite macros, and just about anything you can imagine. That being said its some of the simpler looking mechanical keyboards that are the fastest and can give you a big advantage with the RTS, fighting, or FPS … Continue Reading

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Best Z77 Chipset 1155 PC Gaming Motherboards 2012 – 2013

Best Motherboard for Overclocking

If you’re looking to upgrade your new computer with an Ivy Bridge processor, then you’ll need to upgrade to one of Intel’s newest chipsets; Z77, Z75, or H77. While there is one exception to this, the Gen3 Z68 models, you’re still better off going with one of the newer chipsets in order to take advantage … Continue Reading

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Best 3D Gaming Monitor for 2012 – 2013

Best 3D Gaming Monitors

I wouldn’t recommend a 3D monitor for gaming in a professional tournament, at least not yet, but several 3D models released in late 2011 are making a splash on to the mainstream gamer scene, not only because of their outstanding visuals in 3D, but 2D as well. Here are my Top 5 3D Gaming Monitors … Continue Reading

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Best New X79 Chipset Motherboard 2013 – Socket 2011


If you’re a gaming enthusiast and have to have the best, then a X79 chipset motherboard is where you should be headed in 2012. X79 motherboards are for use with Intel’s new Socket 2011 Sandy Bridge-e series CPU which includes the i7-3930k and the i7-3960x. Both of these processors are showing a large increase in … Continue Reading

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Best New Gaming Laptops 2012 – 2013

Alienware M18X AM18X-6732BAA

In this post we’ll review three new gaming laptops that have really caught our eye for 2011 leading into 2012. What to look for: CPU If you’re going to spend some serious cash on a new gaming laptop, then you’ll want to have a CPU that is up-to-date and will play today’s latest games. As … Continue Reading

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Best Gaming CPUs For the Money 2012 – 2013

Ivy Bridge Microarchitecture

Its always interesting to compare to compare our list of CPUs by popularity with which CPUs provide you the best overall value for your money. In general, you’d think that gamers would want more bang for their buck; however, this is not always the case. What do we think about AMD’s Zambezi processor? Despite all of the hype … Continue Reading

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Best Gaming PSU/Power Supplies 2012 – 2013

Best Gaming PSU

Ok, so the truth is that there’s no such thing as a gaming power supply; however, there are certainly some power supplies which are more desirable for your gaming PC. What to look for – PSU Buying Guide: Modular: A modular PSU is one whose cords are detachable. Considering how important efficient air flow is … Continue Reading


Ear Force X12 Gaming Headset Review – Best Overall Value for The Money?

Ear Force X12

There are headsets that just allow you to listen and chat and then there are headsets that allow you to control a significant amount of your overall audio experience. Turning up the bass to more clearly hear your opponents footsteps is one example that allows you to not only have control of the sound, but … Continue Reading

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The Best Motherboards for 2012 – 2013

Best Motherboards of 2011

Purchasing the right motherboard for your system is essential for performance and stability in the long-run. For some this can be a difficult and tedious process that leads to overspending and frustration. In this post we’ll discuss options you should look for when choosing a motherboard as well as give you our picks for the best … Continue Reading

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AMD Gamers – What Now? Phenom II or Bulldozer FX-8150?

Sour Grapes

There’s a war going on between Intel and AMD that most casual PC and Mac users never even think about. It’s the battle for the best PC gaming CPU. In 2011 Intel struck first at the end of January with its Sandy Bridge processors. There was a large overall improvement between the first generation of … Continue Reading


Best 27 Inch PC Gaming Monitor 2012 – 2013

Best PC Gaming Monitors

Choosing the right gaming monitor is more important than most gamers think. A monitor which has input lag or ghosting can cause small delays that can give your opponent a large advantage on the battlefield. In this post we’ll review a few of 2011’s best gaming monitors. Viewsonic VX2753MH 27 Inch LED Monitor Review Viewsonic … Continue Reading

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Best Xbox 360 Games 2011-2012

Assassins creed

XBOX 360 is one of the most popular gaming systems out there. With the multitude of games available there are plenty to choose from now and many to look forward to before the end of the year. Here are some of our favorites this year from the adventure, sci-fi, sports, and FPS genres. Top Ten … Continue Reading

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Best New Video Games for 2012

Best Christmas Video Games

Here at GRG we are super stoked for a couple of new release video games available for fourth quarter 2011-2012. In this list we’ll cover 10 of our favorites. 2011’s Battle Between Action Shooter Games – The Big 4 What a year for shooters. We’ll be purchasing all 4 action type shooter games at the … Continue Reading

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Build a Gaming PC 2011 – 2012

Build Gaming PC 2011

We have a series of rigs that we’re getting ready for the Battlefield 3 release October 25th. Because of the unbelievable prices that you often find on Labor Day weekend we wanted to show you what we’re putting together for our clients. In this article we’ll look at some of the best PC parts and … Continue Reading

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