Computer Component Opinions

Seasonic/EVGA PSUs

POSITIVE (Last Updated: 2022-05-03)

Consistently high quality PSUs that are designed and perform well. Worth every penny they cost to not have to worry about the reliability of one of the most important components in a desktop system.

Noctua Coolers/Fans

POSITIVE (Last Updated: 2022-05-03)

Consistently high quality and reliable products with one of the best mounting systems in the industry. They’re a company that respects both their customers and employees, and they make products worth every penny.

Logitech Mice

POSITIVE (Last Updated: 2022-05-03)

I have owned a G420 and an MX Ergo, and both have been fantastic with no issues. They are solid and reliable input devices that have never caused me frustration. The MX Ergo is the best mouse I have purchased and has made using a computer a lot more comfortable.

ASRock Motherboards

POSITIVE (Last Updated: 2022-05-25)

For the last 5 years I have used an ASRock motherboard in my AMD system. It has not given me any problems and the UEFI UI is clean and navigable (unlike the annoying flashy UIs of other manufacturers). I also haven’t seen or heard anything bad about them unlike ASUS and MSI motherboards.

In the process of building my new PC, I did purchase another motherboard from ASRock, but it unfortunately arrived dead and I had to return it. I went with an ASUS B550-A instead since that was the most readily available one, so we’ll see how that works out.

G.Skill RAM

POSITIVE (Last Updated: 2022-05-03)

I have used a few kits of G.Skill RAM (both DDR4 and DDR3) over the years and they have been solid and reliable. They use high-quality memory dies and controllers so I am confident that, when I buy RAM modules from them, they will be able to reach their advertised speeds and be reliable for a long time.

Dell Prebuilt PCs

NEGATIVE (Last Updated: 2022-05-03)

In recent years, Dell has become notorious for attempting to scam customers into various support contracts. They also design very bad systems with proprietary components that end up as e-waste after a few years. Avoid if at all possible. Check out Gamer’s Nexus on YouTube for their coverage of Dell prebuilt gaming PCs.