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Seller Sunday: PC Hardware AMA with PC LAB

Check out this week's AMA with PC LAB featuring questions from the Jawa community. This is the second of a three-part series, focusing on the topic of PC hardware.

Seller Sunday: PC Hardware AMA with PC LAB
Meet PC LAB, a standout among our top sellers on Their track record speaks volumes with an impressive sales history and an unbeatable 5-star average review rating. Having facilitated over 300 transactions, PC LAB has played a pivotal role in shaping our platform and delighting PC gamers across the board.

Browse through their storefront, and you'll find a captivating collection of expertly crafted builds and stunning photography. Each creation is a testament to their dedication to quality and attention to detail, setting them apart from the competition.

Experience firsthand what sets PC LAB apart and discover why we can all take a page from their book.

1.(Drake M.) AMD or Nvidia?
AMD! Definitely better value for gaming. Also the cards usually have more VRAM than NVIDIA cards in their price range.

2.(Robert P.) What "Old School" cards can people still scoop up used that can hang with the newer GPUs coming out?
From AMD: Nothing beats the RX 5700 XT in price to performance and from NVIDIA: The Greatest GPU of All Time: NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti.

3.(Chloe W.) What is the best GPU for the Ryzen 5 7600?
From NVIDIA: RTX 4070 Super 12GB and from AMD: RX 7900 GRE. Both cards are 1440P beasts and can even play 4k in most games.

4.(Levi K.) What is the best GPU to pair with my Ryzen 5 5600X?
From NVIDIA: RTX 3070 8GB and from AMD: RX 6700 XT . Both cards are capable of 1080P-1440P with smooth gameplay.

5.(Bryan D.) What’s the best CPU currently on the market?
For gaming, the fastest CPU will be AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D. It's not only a fast CPU in general, but it's also the fastest CPU for gaming right now thanks to its large 3D V-cache design.

6.(Kyle T.) What is the best advice you can offer for someone who hasn’t built a computer before but wants to?
Do some research on the parts for the build. A good start will be YouTube channels like: ZTT, PC Builder, Scattervolt and others. Also, some of these YouTubers do live building sessions where you can watch and take notes.

7.(Leo C.) What’s your choice between Intel and Ryzen?
For gaming, Ryzen and for productivity work, go for Intel.

8.(Cooper S.) What is the best practice for cable management in a new PC build?
It’s best to snake the cables behind the motherboard tray and to not tie anything down until every cable has been connected and is roughly in the ideal position

9.(Gus B.) What are some of the best budget CPU and GPU combos?

  • Mid-Range: AMD Ryzen 3600 and RX 5700 XT, another option will be Ryzen 5600X with AMD RX 6700XT or RTX 3070.
  • High-End: AMD Ryzen 7600X with either RTX 4070 Super or RX 7900 GRE
  • Pro-Gamer: AMD Ryzen 7800X3D and RX 7900 XTX or NVIDIA RTX 4080 Super

10.(Abdullah I.) What’s the best CPU and GPU combo for 1440p gaming?
If you prefer the best bang for the buck: Ryzen 7600X with AMD RX 7900 GRE or NVIDIA RTX 4070 Super. And if you have a high budget: Ryzen 7 7800X3D and AMD RX 7900 XT or NVIDIA RTX 4070 Ti Super.

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