Are "Gaming" Parts ACTUALLY Faster?? - Final Answer

by Linus Tech Tips   3 weeks ago

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"Gaming" components. Are they really that much better than the non-gaming ones? Let's find out.

"All-Gaming" System:

Rosewill Cullinan Gaming case on Amazon:
Deepcool Gamer Storm fans on Amazon:
Antec High Current Gamer 620W PSU on Amazon:
Intel Core i5 8400 processor on Amazon:
Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 120 EX RGB on Amazon:
ASUS Strix Z370-H Gaming motherboard on Amazon:
16GB Apacer Commando DDR4 Gaming memory:
EVGA GTX 1070 SC2 Gaming graphics card on Amazon:
480GB Apacer Commando PT920 NVME SSD:

"Regular" System:

Corsair 600Q on Amazon:
Seasonic Focus 650W PSU on Amazon:
Intel Core i5 8400 processor on Amazon:
Corsair H60 AIO on Amazon:
ASUS Prime Z370-A motherboard on Amazon:
16GB Corsair LPX DDR4 memory on Amazon:
GTX 1070 Founders graphics card on Amazon:
480GB Corsair MP500 NVME SSD on Amazon:

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