Best Price To Performance Gaming PCs

When it comes to price to performance, VRLA Tech’s mid-range gaming PCs can’t be beat. The two mid-range options, our Apollo and Titan, are the best options for people who need serious gaming performance, without breaking the bank. In this article, we breakdown the components of each pre-built PC, and explain how those parts work together to give you an amazing gaming PC.

 

Our mid-range PCs have some similarities. Both PCs feature Ryzen 5000 series CPUs as their basis, and both slot into B450 motherboards. However, there’s a significant difference between them, which we’ll cover below. 

 

 

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Need An Affordable Gaming PC? Try Spark, Aurora or Legacy!

Wondering which affordable gaming PC is right for you? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the Spark, Aurora and Legacy and give you a better idea of their individual strengths, how they perform best, and who they’re suited for. First, we’ll break down the parts in these affordable gaming PC’s, then we’ll compare them to help you figure out which is right for you. 

 

VRLA Tech Spark Gaming PC

 

Spark

 

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GeForce RTX 3050 Graphics Card and RTX 3090 Ti Graphics Card Announced!

On Tuesday, NVIDIA took to CES 2022 to announce the latest additions to their 30 Series GPUs, the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 and RTX 3090 Ti. 

Gaming At Large

Jeff Fisher, Senior VP of Geforce at NVIDIA, began the presentation in typical NVIDIA fashion, opening with the statistics on the exploding gaming industry. The top of the hour focused on the software and services currently being offered to gamers and creators from NVIDIA. These include the previously announced NVIDIA Studio, NVIDIA Broadcast, Omniverse, and GeForce Now. 

 

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Intel Unveils 12th Gen Intel Core Family

Intel announced the launch of their new 12th Gen Intel Core family. These six processors mark the beginning of latest offerings in next-gen hardware, pushing toward DDR5 memory and PCIe 5.0. According to Intel, their new performance hybrid architecture is up to two times faster than the previous generation of CPUs. It’s clear that the company is set to compete directly with AMD’s Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. 

 

12th Gen Intel Core Family

At the Intel Innovation event in San Francisco, Intel unveiled their latest CPU offerings, the 12th Gen Intel Core processor family. This family includes six Read more…

NVMe, SSD, & HDD; Understanding PC Storage

NVMe, SSD, and HDD all refer to one thing; PC storage. Often somewhat incorrectly called memory- your storage is the place on your computer where all your files live, your games, your media, and even your operating system. When it comes to storage, there are a few different options on the types of drives you can use, and they all come with their own benefits and drawbacks. In this article, we’ll cover the history of PC storage devices, the differences between the main types, and how to combine different storage drives for use in your PC. 

 

 

 

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LED, RGB, and A-RGB, Understanding PC Lighting

LED, RGB, A-RGB, let’s face it; PC lighting can be confusing, especially because builders and manufacturers often use these three titles interchangeably. In this blog, we’ll unravel the unnecessarily complicated world of PC lighting. First, we’ll cover the technical explanation about the technology behind LED, RGB, and A-RGB lighting. Then, we’ll go over their different applications when it comes to PCs. Finally, we’ll figure out which is right for you. 

Understanding LED’s

 

LED stands for light emitting diode. It’s a semiconductor device that emits light when an electric current passes through it. If you’re into electronics, you Read more…

No GPU? No problem! Introducing- the VRLA Tech Spark!

No GPU? No Problem! The new VRLA Tech Spark Gaming PC, powered by the AMD Ryzen 5600G, is our solution to the ongoing graphics card shortages. In this blog, we’ll cover the components of the Spark, why we chose them, and whether or not the Spark is right for you.

 

 

Introduction

We at VRLA Tech made a name for ourselves with our entry level PC builds, the Vulcan and the Rogue. Those PCs were some of our best sellers for a long time, and for good reason, as they were some of the Read more…

NVIDIA Announces GeForce RTX 3060 GPUs

Yesterday morning as a part of CES 2021, Jeff Fisher, Senior Vice President of Nvidia GeForce took the stage to announce the RTX 3060, as well as a line of 30 series powered gaming laptops. 

 

The event began with a recap of 2020. With COVID-19 restrictions across the world keeping people at home, gaming apps and services have exploded in popularity. Steam, Discord and Youtube gaming have seen their audiences more than doubled when compared to user statistics from 2018, while the global Esports audience has grown by one hundred million. Fisher then recounted the Nvidia Read more…

AMD Announces Radeon RX 6000 Series GPUs

On Wednesday, AMD revealed their new Radeon 6000 Series graphics cards. The keynote titled “Where Gaming Begins: Ep. 2”, a follow up to the CPU reveals of October 8th, AMD took aim at NVIDIA. Despite rumors and supposed leaks, the event did have a few surprises, including official pricing for these new GPUs.

 

Radeon RX 6800 XT

 

The presentation began once again with Dr. Lisa Su, AMD president and CEO. Just as she did earlier in the month, Dr. Su began by touting the company’s recent accolades, including awards Read more…

AMD Announces Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs

Yesterday morning, AMD had a presentation announcing the highly anticipated Ryzen 5000 series CPUs. They revealed their new Zen 3 architecture, and touted the increase in gaming performance in this new line. The keynote was titled “Where Gaming Begins” and that was clearly the focus of this interesting announcement. 

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A Beginners Guide to PC Peripherals and Gaming Accessories

When it comes to your first gaming setup, picking out a PC is easy. You know the kinds of games you like playing, you know the settings you’d want to play them at, and you can pick a PC to suit those needs. However, when it comes to filling out the other necessary parts of your set up, things can start to get confusing. Do you need a gaming mouse? What about a gaming keyboard? How do you decide on a monitor? What about other accessories, like racing wheels? In this blog, we’re going to break down the essential Read more…

She’s Making The Switch To PC! Meet Our Sponsor Courtney Elizabeth

We know that it might seem like an unlikely partnership, after all what does a PC gaming company have in common with a beauty vlogger? But if you take a closer look at Courtney Elizabeth, you’ll no doubt see what we did; an impressive, tenacious creator with a real passion to help people. In partnering with Courtney, we’re giving away a $300 VRLA Tech gift card, good towards any of our available gaming PCs. Before we get into details, we’ll let Courtney introduce herself.

 

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