Common PArts list

CPUs

We in the pc community are seeing a serious shift in what is best for gaming, production, and all around use. While there are more CPUs on the market than we can list, here are some of the most popular CPU options to date:


-AMD

-Ryzen 5: 1500, 1500x, 1600x(Shop computer "Arctic Reactor" CPU)

-Ryzen 7: 1700, 1700x, 1800x(Most powerful AMD CPU to date)


-Intel

-Core i5: Intel has several powerful i5 options to choose from.

-Core i7: Intel has several powerful i7 options to choose from.

Ram Options

The amount of ram options are staggering, DDR3 ram has been around for several years and is going strong. DDR4 has superseded DDR3 and is used by newer AMD and Intel systems. Favored ram speeds vary between 1866mhz to 3200mhz.

Motherboards

Ahh, the central nervous system of any PC, this connects everything in a computer together. CPU, Ram, Graphics Card; All of it goes through the motherboard. It is very important to choose a good quality motherboard as an issue with this can cause further issues in the system. We here at Arctic Computers favor Gigabyte and Asus motherboards for their outstanding build quality.

Graphics Cards

Everyones favorite topic! The GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is one of the most debated PC subjects of all time. There are two dominant manufacturers, AMD, and Nvidia. They are constantly battling over the best card and cards that are the best at price/performance. This is something we hold a dear passion for. Let us pick the best option for you, then sit back, and watch your computer crank out great frames per second.

Computer Cases

Often times people dont really care about what all their components go into. THIS IS A MISTAKE!! Its highly important that a case has good airflow and support for the components it holds. We will definitely help you pick the best case for whatever computer you decide to build.

Power Supply Unit (PSU)

The PSU is one of the most over looked components of a computer in the history of building PCs. Cutting corners on your PSU can cause power shortages and even worse, destruction of your system, let us help you pick what you need.