Ryzen 5 Budget

Build a Ryzen 5 Gaming PC Costing Just $1200

I confess the title of this article isn’t completely accurate because I don’t talk about a single Ryzen 5 gaming PC, but several different possible options. However, I only build one of these options. Each option differs in cost and configuration somewhat; one even dips below $1,000 while still offering the same graphics hardware. Before I discuss the system I actually built, let’s take a look at the three configurations. I’ll begin first with the list of common component between all three, […]

The Massive LG38UC99 38-inch Monitor

I no longer need two displays on my desk. This is why. Two or more monitors improve productivity, so I’ve generally had at least two monitors. Even with the 21:9 Dell U3415W, I occasionally resorted to a second display when working; having the additional data windows on-screen proved incredibly useful. I found with the 34-inch Dell that I used that second display less often, but still used it on infrequent occasions. For one thing, the 1440-pixel height seemed constraining. That […]