Gaming hardware criticism

No-nonsense true information for gamers, by gamers.

Spearblade prizes itself on authoring information that’s accurate. We’re not afraid to reflect the community’s opinions. We criticize gaming hardware so it can improve.

Gaming computers

PC building

Gaming PCs: desktop gaming information.

If you don’t like the coolest towers (both literally and figuratively) and the best framerates, you’re at the wrong place.


Improve gaming FPS: Guide for better PC gaming in 2021

FPS, or frames per second, is the single most important consideration for gamers of all types. Achieving a higher FPS releases all those chemicals that I don’t know the name of but which excite you. Dopamine or some stuff. Reaching a new, higher consistent FPS after upgrading your hardware or optimizing something else is a high like no other. Let’s talk about reaching that new, higher consistent FPS.

Read → Improve gaming FPS: Guide for better PC gaming in 2021

Gaming laptops

Crafting a new perspective for laptop gaming.

May the Force be with you, and may the chassis not melt. If you’re a gamer who worries about the battery life of a gaming laptop, you’re no gamer.

Gaming monitors

Gaming monitor technicalities, without all the marketing labels.

No more getting fooled by branding monikers and marketing lingo. True information regarding gaming monitors is right here. A good gaming monitor can increase the impact of the game, and we’ll try our best to deliver knowledge that will help you make the best choices.

How to fix screen tearing?

Screen tearing happens when your GPU’s framerate is out of sync with the monitor’s refresh rate. “Out of sync”, not “more” or “less”. Screen tearing remains to be the #1 gaming issue related to the monitor. But in fact, it’s got more to do with the GPU’s relation to the monitor than just the monitor.

Read → How to fix screen tearing?

Gaming components

Discussion of gaming components: GPU, processor, RAM, storage, cooling.

Discussing components is a vital part of any gamer’s life. Every decision feels stressful without proper and clear information regarding every aspect of gaming components.

Latest gaming hardware news

Game talk

Not our cup of tea, but doing it anyway.

This corner on Spearblade is dedicated to discussing games and addressing the pain points and common questions of gamers. Just trying to help gamers out with our two cents stuffed in.

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