There is no shortage of websites that one can browse these days for all sorts of information about any given topic. And when it comes to computer hardware, the list of websites is as long as a personal computer’s parts.
No matter the type of information you are looking for, there is a website or blog out there to help you. Some of the best ones are listed here:
1. PC World
PC World is perhaps one of the most popular computer hardware blogs and magazines online today, especially in the world of PCs.
Chock-full of great informative articles, guides, how-tos, and reviews about all things personal computer, PC World is most definitely the go-to for tech users of any experience level.
The blog also covers Android hardware, as the mobile ecosystem is also deep and customizable, just like a PC.
Don’t know where to start exploring PC World?
Take a look at our favorite posts or series: this Microsoft Office series, The best laptops: Premium laptops, cheap laptops, 2-in-1s, and more, and USB4: What this future standard means for USB chaos and Thunderbolt 3.
2. Ars Technica
If you are in the mood for well-thought-out and well-written articles about everything tech, there is no better blog to read than Ars Technica.
Established in 1998, this blog is no doubt an authority when it comes to breaking tech news, analysis of technology trends, and comprehensive reviews about the latest releases, even ones that touch on both pop culture and tech.
Some of the recent posts we enjoyed are the following: Google’s constant product shutdowns are damaging its brand, YouTube is trying to prevent angry mobs from abusing “dislike” button, and Google jumps into gaming with Google Stadia streaming service, coming “in 2019”. We’re particularly excited about that last one.
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A favorite online destination by tech enthusiasts of any skill level, Tom’s Hardware is known for their robust reviews and great guides on all things PC.
If you want to build your own PC, this blog is for you. If you are looking into purchasing a new laptop, Tom’s Hardware is a must-read. And if you want to explore the world of robotics, this blog is a great resource too.
4. Extreme Tech
Looking for a computer hardware blog that also piles on pop culture and fun articles? Then you can’t go wrong with following Extreme Tech.
“If you’re like us, then you’re looking for information on technology in upwards of 50 different places. In a medium that’s meant to be efficient, the Internet has yet to offer you a lot of efficiency. That’s where ExtremeTech comes in.” And we gotta say, they are not wrong about this claim.
A good number of websites today was born in the now-defunct Geocities. AnandTech is one of these websites. When this computer hardware blog went online, its founder was only just fourteen years old.
From Anand himself: “In those days PCs were very expensive and you can often save a good amount of money buying components and building your own. We have our roots in reviewing PC components and technologies.”
If you’re looking for a comprehensive resource for making your computing device run faster, Pure Overclock is where you will find your people. This computer hardware blog offers great guides on just about anything that needed to explore for overclocking your computer.
HardOCP is no longer publishing new articles as of March of 2019, but it’s still one of the go-to tech website for anything interested in computer hardware news and guides for great DIY projects.
The forum is still active and where you will no doubt meet like-minded tech enthusiasts.
The most beautiful and advanced of computer hardware are made up of small parts. And one of these small yet awesome parts is the Mini-ITX. In essence, it is a motherboard form factor by VIA. If these small parts tickle your fancy, you will enjoy reading Mini-ITX.
As per the blog: “Mini-ITX motherboards have a processor soldered to the board and a rich supporting chipset providing networking, graphics and sound. This means that by adding just some memory, a hard drive and a power supply, you have a full computer. You might want to add a case, but this is optional.”
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TechPowerUp is a great online community for all things computer hardware. For informative articles on overclocking, product reviews, databases, and news on PC tech, this blog is what you want to explore.
Dubbed as the home of the x264 HD Benchmark and the BIOS Optimization Guide, TechArp is a fantastic blog for tech enthusiasts to follow and explore. Founded in 1997, this computer hardware blog has been guiding everyone interested in the latest tech for more than a couple of decades now.
For those looking to learn more and make their computer BIOS perform better, their guide is a must-read. Other posts you will also not want to miss are The Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide and The Mobile GPU Comparison Guide.
Headquartered in the UK, bit-tech is a leading computer hardware blog for anyone falling anywhere in the spectrum of tech enthusiasts—from early adopters to modders and gamers.
Bit-tech was established in 2000, and several years after that, they became a professional online publication. The site is known for their “impartial, opinionated, and technically authoritative coverage of hardware and games.”
Some of their best posts from recent months include Is the move to high core count mainstream CPUs long overdue?, Nvidia study links FPS to kill-death ratio, and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Review feat. Palit StormX.
TweakTown’s first name was Wilmot’s Website. Because, yes, its founder is named Wilmot. Cameron Wilmot, to be exact. Here’s a quick rundown on the history of TweakTown, according to Cameron himself:
“How did it all start? I had a pretty good understanding of getting better performance out of 56k dial-up modems. So I decided to publish a modem ‘tweaking’ (fine-tuning or optimizing) guide for friends that were crawling along on slow 56k dial-up Internet connections. They needed that little extra speed boost in online games to improve their ping.
“In the way the Internet works best, the word quickly got around about how well the famous Modem Tweaking Guide improved performance, and Wilmot’s Website eventually got bigger at rapid speed, to the point where it adapted into a fully functional tech website, with talented writers and contributors dotted all over the world. Now we post daily high quality news, articles, reviews, and guides from our long list of contributors and staff.”
Overclockers Club is an online community of techies who love to get the most out of their personal computers. Feel like your computer should be performing better than it should? Then this forum is your best source of great guides. Looking into reliable information and opinions on the latest models of hardware? There is no better place to go than Overclockers Club. Some of the sections that you will want to explore are their modding and overclocking guides and hardware reviews.
14. The Guru of 3D
Considered a top interactive entertainment and PC hardware fan site, The Guru of 3D is a must-read for anyone looking to brush up on the latest about all things computer hardware.
While filled to the brim with the usual informative articles on video cards, motherboards, storage, power supplies, and the like, what makes The Guru of 3D a great read are their fantastic reviews.
With almost half a million community members, HEXUS is without a doubt one of the most active tech websites you can explore today. Online now for twenty-one years, HEXUS is UK’s number 1 independent tech news and reviews website.
From the founders themselves: “Our core focus is PC systems and components. If you’re interested in getting the best possible bang for your buck when buying or building a PC, then this is the place for you. But over the years we’ve also diversified into gaming, technology business, and mobile devices, so we should be able to cater for all your tech needs.”
16. The Tech Report
The Tech Report is an online go-to for just about anyone interested in exploring personal computer hardware. Founded in 1999, The Tech Report is now a buzzing hub of tech enthusiasts. It is a brilliant resource of reviews and news about all things personal computers—from CPUs to graphics to motherboards to cases and power supplies.
According to the blog, “We aim to set ourselves apart from the crowd with clear, concise explanations of deep technical concepts—and with extensive empirical testing to help inform our opinions.” Some recent posts you will enjoy are about the possible AMD launch of third-gen Ryzen and Radeon Navi at Computex, the enterprise hardware that Intel revealed at its Data-Centric Innovation Day, and the Microsoft’s HoloLens 2.
If you’ve been wanting to learn about CPUs, we recommend checking out CPU-World. Founded by a programmer with several decades of experience in different programming languages, this website and online community has grown into a reliable resource about all things CPU.
“We feature more than 7500+ CPU / FPU / MCU pages, 5000+ S-Spec numbers with about 1800 S-Spec numbers for engineerings / qualifications samples, more than 400 AMD stepping codes, and wealth of other data.” The best place to find information that you need would be the forum.
18. Hardware Secrets
Hardware Secrets is a website where you can find detailed articles and reviews about computer hardware, smart mobile phones, and consumer electronics. It is chock-full of helpful pieces about motherboards, CPUs, cooling systems, and the like; a techie of any skill level will surely enjoy browsing Hardware Secrets.
19. PC Perspective
PC Perspective is one of those tech websites that sprung up in the late nineties. After a couple of decades, the website has grown into an active online community and continues to be a useful resource for anyone wanting to mod, overclock, or simply learn more about personal computers.
From PC Perspective: “We cover everything from motherboards to processors to graphics cards and solid state drives, providing detailed analysis and technological insight to help consumers make educated purchasing decisions based on their specific needs.”
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While most of the computer hardware blogs featured here cover all aspects of a personal computer, some focus on specific parts. Videocard Benchmark is one great example.
This very helpful website has produced four charts “to help compare the relative performance of different video cards (less frequently known as graphics accelerator cards or display adapters) from major manufacturers such as ATI, nVidia, Intel, and others.”
Before you go ahead and purchase a new rig for gaming, it’s highly recommended you check out this blog first.
Established in 1998, TechSpot is a computer and tech online publication for enthusiasts of any skill level. Whether you’re an IT personnel, a casual user, or a gamer, there is something in TechSpot that will tickle your fancy.
What makes TechSpot deserving of your daily read is that it covers just about anything you want to know about the latest in computing technology. From reviews to guides to recommendations, there is something for you on TechSpot. Some of our favorite reads are under their buying guides and reviews.
22. Legit Reviews
As the blog name says, Legit Reviews offers reviews on all things personal computer. Established in 2002, Legit Reviews was founded for the sole reason to help out gamers.
According to its creator, “many gamers did not fully understand what computer hardware was best for gaming and that a large number of the online reviews were biased.” Hence, the creation of Legit Reviews.
They maintain that their pieces have no fillers or lies. They “don’t care about having the highest 3DMark scores or the coolest running processor around.” They only want to see and review how the products actually work in the real world. Some sections we love include the editorial and the forum.
As the name suggests, Geek.com is a website for everything that any geek will fall head over heels for. The website covers anything that’s related to the geek culture, but for computer hardware info, head on over directly to their TECH section.
Here, you will find the latest on gadget, personal computer accessories, and the like. You’re sure to enjoy their Geek Pick pieces too. Some great ones include the following: LaCie Mobile Drive Offers Big Beautiful Storage, Alienware Area-51m Is An Interstellar Gaming Laptop, and Razer Blade Stealth Is an Ultraportable Dream Gaming PC.
24. Hot Hardware
Hot Hardware is one of the top online destinations for anyone looking to learn more about personal computers, games, and the latest news about all things tech. Managed by a team of true-blue tech enthusiasts, Hot Hardware gives us well-written pieces covering reviews of the latest tech, hot headlines from all parts of the industry, and everything in between.
Check out some of their enjoyable latest posts: HP OMEN Obelisk Review, AT&T Slapped With Class Action Suit Over Alleged Bait-And-Switch Pricing Of DirecTV Now, and Alleged PlayStation 5 Devkit With DualShock Controller Images Leaked Online.
Computerworld is the computer hardware blog for today’s manager or businessman.
According to the blog, “Computerworld focuses on empowering enterprise users and their managers, helping them create business advantage by skillfully exploiting today's abundantly powerful web, mobile, and desktop applications. Computerworld also offers guidance to IT managers tasked with optimizing client systems—and helps businesses revolutionize the customer and employee experience with new collaboration platforms.”
26. Kit Guru
Kit Guru showcases well-written pieces complimented with great photos and informative videos.
“We pride ourselves in being able to source and evaluate the very latest technology as fast as any other site on the planet. We then use our skills and experience to deliver solid, reliable buying advice.”
Computer Hardware is a computer shop in Nebraska that’s been in business for almost four decades. In fact, they are Nebraska’s oldest and largest chain of computer stores. On top of this admirable longevity, Computer Hardware Inc. also comes with a blog that is full of great guides, product updates, and helpful how-tos.
28. Hardware Heaven
Hardware Heaven is a computer hardware blog bringing you news, reviews, and the latest from all corners of the tech industry. They give informative reviews on all types of products, from cases to cooling systems to keyboards to drives, and many others. They also have a dynamic forum where you can meet other personal computer fans. Some of their great latest posts are on the following: Zotac RTX 2060 AMP Review, Lexar Announces the World’s Fastest 1TB Portable SSD with USB 3.1 Type-C Port, and the Razer Blade 15 Review.
Videocardz is an online community and active website focusing on graphics cards. Aside from the usual informative articles about the latest in graphics card tech, you will enjoy this website for their dynamic readership and interface that is easy to navigate.
Some of their latest popular posts are on the following: AMD launches Radeon RX 560XT, NVIDIA to enable DirectX Raytracing (DXR) for Pascal and Volta, and Upcoming ASUS X570 motherboards.
With a tagline that says “Your personal geek,” Techjunkie shares informative articles on all aspects of modern computer technology. When it comes to getting to know your hardware, Techjunkie is worth exploring and bookmarking as well.
With the amount of advances happening rapidly in the world of personal gadgets, it is only common to feel lost or way in over your head once in a while. But with Techjunkie, figuring things out becomes easy.
31. TFT Central
Most of the computer hardware blogs showcase many parts of a good PC setup. But if you’re looking for something that focuses solely on screens, TFT Central is where you want to go. For the latest news, reviews, and buying guides for computer screens, this blog is where you want to go. Some sections that we enjoy are on reviews and their handy TFT selector.
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Another blog to add to your roster of daily tech reads is Fudzilla. Complete with the latest news and reviews on all things tech, Fudzilla covers mobile phones, AI, automobiles, Internet of Things, gaming, and of course, PC hardware. The news section is quite active and may be a good place to get into discussions with like-minded readers.
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Techgage is a tech blog for all types of techies. According to them, they are a “leading independent technology news site for IT professionals, PC enthusiasts, and ‘gear freaks’ of all stripes. Techgage is dedicated to keeping its visitors ever apprised of the latest in cutting-edge PC hardware, software, and consumer electronics.”
For in-depth opinions and analysis on the latest news and happenings in the industry, especially in relation to personal computers, there is no better blog to follow than Techgage.
Some latest posts you might like: NVIDIA Launches ‘Creator Ready’ Drivers for GeForce, TITAN & Quadro GPUs, GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1660 1080p & 1440p Gaming Performance, and Gaming on Linux Keeps Getting Better with Proton.
Dubbed as “of the the UK’s leading consumer lifestyle websites,” T3 offers comprehensive buying guides, the latest tech products, and detailed reviews that will help you live a better and smarter life.
According to the blog, they “filter the latest tech, home and lifestyle products and experiences to ensure you only ever buy the best of the best. Things you’ll cherish and enjoy using.” We love their ethos, and we think you’ll love their posts even more.
35. Hardware Canucks
Hardware Canucks is another computer hardware blog offering new and reviews about the latest on PC tech. While the website is not updated quite often, they still have great posts that will give you great information. Additionally, their social media channels are quite active.
36. Video Guys
Video Guys is a blog made by a business serving videographers and producers. Their blog is complete with helpful guides on computers, production hardware, accessories, storage solutions, and many others. They cover industry news and press releases as well. Some of their more enjoyable sections cover tips and tricks and guides.
37. Frosty Tech
We have covered a wide range of computer hardware blogs here and most of them talk about graphics cards and the like. Frosty Tech, however, focuses on one aspect of computers: their thermal systems.
According to them, they have “tested heatsinks from every major heatsink manufacturer and now has one of the largest catalogs of heatsink reviews online. It is our goal to always be objective and to base our conclusions on the thermal results of a particular product so that consumers can make enlightened choices with their purchases. To accomplish this task, we actively design our own proprietary thermal test platforms and invest in commercially available test meters and equipment.”
Leaning toward the gaming aspect of owning a PC? If you answered yes, you will find your people in NeoSeeker. This blog is a great read for gaming cheats and walkthroughs. They feature reviews of games and gaming PCs from across the world wide web.
It also has an active community where you can meet other gamers and PC enthusiasts to discuss games, hardware, movies, and other hobbies. Some sections you will not want to miss are on hardware, builds, and overclocking and their helpful wiki pages.
39. PC Stats
PC Stats was established in 1999 and has since become one of the internet’s most-trusted destinations for PC guides, reviews, and tech news. What sets them apart from other personal computer blogs is their Beginners’ Guide.
If, for some reason, you are still finding your way around a personal computer, PC Stats is the first place to explore. Some of their useful guides are about computer tips & tricks. For the full list, check THIS out.
40. Jonny Guru
Jonny Guru is one of those websites that have been around for a couple of decades now. It has undergone several facelifts, but it’s still a reliable resource of tech reviews, news, and everything in between. But what they are known for are their PSU, or power supply unit, reviews.
41. Bjorn 3D
Bjorn 3D was established in 1996 when its founder purchased his first 3D card. Since that first purchase, his interest in graphics cards grew and now encompasses a wide range of hardware. Bjorn 3D offers fantastic review and news articles.
42. Hardware Zone
The Hardware Zone considers themselves the “authoritative voice on technology trends, gadget shootouts, and geeky life hacks you never knew you could live without.” And guess what, they are absolutely right.
With articles covering a wide range of topics about computer hardware, industry news, mobile phones, consumer technology, and everything in between, you will want to ready Hardware Zone every day.
43. Trusted Reviews
Before you make a purchase, especially when it comes to something as potentially complex as buying a personal computer, it is imperative that you read up on reviews first. And if you are in the search for reviews that you can trust, Trusted Reviews is where you go.
According to them, “Founded in 2004, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy. Today, we have 9 million users a month around the world, and assess more than 1,000 products a year. We’re one of the largest reviews websites in the UK, and growing fast.”
For personal computer reviews, check out this section.
44. Dom’s Tech Blog
Looking for a tech blog that comes with a personal touch? If you want to read something that feels like it’s been written by a friend, Dom’s Tech Blog is the right website for you. The blog is written and managed by a computer engineer. He gives thorough reviews about all sorts of gaming hardware and peripherals. His tech tips are some of the posts that you don’t want to miss.
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45. Velocity Micro
For all things gaming tech, you can’t go wrong with browsing and reading Velocity Micro. With over two decades in the business, “Velocity Micro’s expertly crafted products have won over 60 Editors’ Choice awards for their stunning design, innovative engineering, remarkable performance, and impeccable craftsmanship.” But they are more than just a shop, they also have a great blog for all your tech reading pleasures.
46. Tech Guided
Tech Guided is written and managed by one man who has been “building computers and writing about building computers for a long time.” This blog covers everything that one has come to enjoy when it comes to tech blogs: guides, reviews, and best-ofs.
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47. We PC
Popular among many tech and business online magazines, We PC offers “PC builders with the most insightful tips, tutorials, and buying guides so they can build the perfect PC for their needs while saving a ton of time and money.”
One of the great things about their website is that the building guides are categorized by budget. They offer comprehensive reviews on PC components and peripherals as well. Some sections you will enjoy are the tutorials and tips & tricks.
48. Computer Weekly
Computer Weekly is an online tech magazine that has stood the test of time and continues to be a premier resource for IT professionals.
According to them, “From being the world’s first weekly IT newspaper in 1966 to today’s multi-platform digital publication, Computer Weekly continues to reach millions of IT decision-makers in the UK, Europe, and the rest of the world.”
Their computer hardware blog is a treasure trove of well-written content for today’s IT leaders. They cover the latest news, provide comprehensive pieces on information technology in relation to different industries, and give insight on all things IT management.
If the blog name is not enough to make you a fan, its incredibly helpful posts will. As the website name suggests, Computer Hardware Explained holds your hand as you explore the world of personal computers. You get essential knowledge on parts, uses, and all the basics. Some great sections to follow are the reviews and guides on buying or building your own personal computer.
50. PC Part Picker
Now that you’ve explored the best computer hardware blogs, perhaps it’s time that you consider building a computer. This is where PC Part Picker comes in. According to the blog, they “provide computer part selection, compatibility, and pricing guidance for do-it-yourself computer builders.” Be sure to check out their build guides and completed builds sections.
Whether you are a simple hobbyist, an avid gamer, or an IT professional, these fifty best computer hardware blogs are sure to be your new favorite online reads.
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