Time to upgrade your old PC?

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Go to GR-TEK Computers and just customise your gaming computer using the drop down menus, the price will automatically update and when you add to cart and go to the checkout 10% will come off the total automatically. No code needed. Click here for the best gaming pcs available in …

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10% Storewide Sale on Gaming PCs

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Just customise your gaming computer using the drop down menus, the price will automatically update and when you add to cart and go to the checkout 10% will come off the total automatically. No code needed. Click here for the best gaming pcs available in Australia from GR-TEK Computers

Graphics Card Performance Chart

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Below is a chart showing the difference in Graphics Cards. The performance is based on 3Dmark11 and Unigine Valley benchmarks. For a chart that includes all GPU’s including obsolete GPUs , click here.   The below chart is based on Passmarktest.   As a general guideline….. The GTX 650ti is …

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Hard Disk Drives vs SSD

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  It is quite obvious that the SSD is way faster in performance. The only thing you have to be careful of is that SSDs have smaller capacities and can fill up much faster, so we always recommend that you have an additional hard drive in your system for extra …

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Water Cooling vs Air Cooling

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While some people insist that water cooling is better and keeps the CPU cooler than a 3rd Party Air cooling unit, I have always preferred Air Cooling. Water Cooling can get very noisy at times while 3rd Party air cooling units are much quieter. The test system was with a …

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1600Mhz vs 1866Mhz vs 2133 Mhz RAM

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We decided to test the difference between 1600mhz, 1866mhz and 2133mhz RAM to see what really is the difference. Is it worth the extra money to go to so called “High Performance RAM” or not? Our test system was an ASUS Sabertooth Motherboard with an i7-4770k @4.2Ghz and a GTX760. …

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CPU Overclocking Performance

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Does overclocking really make a difference in gaming? We decided to put this to a test. The test system we used (pictured below) is an ASUS Sabertooth Motherboard with i7-4770K CPU, 8 Gigs 1600Mhz DDR3 and a GTX760 We ran 3DmarkVantage & 3Dmark11 3 times each at default, and averaged …

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Desktop VS Laptop Gaming

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While laptops have an obvious advantage of portability they are far from equal when it comes to comparing them with a desktop gaming computer. Unfortunately Intel and nVidia use naming conventions that are somewhat confusing… For example one of the fastest CPu’s found in a gaming laptop is the Intel …

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Microsoft Windows 10

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Microsoft has officially unveiled the name for the next release of Windows : It’s simply Windows 10, a jump from the mixed reception of Windows 8. “Windows 10 will deliver the right experience on the right device at the right time,” said Microsoft’s Terry Myerson. “Windows 10 will run on the …

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Hi Performance SLI Gaming System

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100 Watt PSU 2 x GTX 770’s in SLI 4790K CPU watercooled with H100i Case: Corsair Carbide 500R 500gig Samsung SSD Click here to configure one for yourself