As we bid farewell to the different collections of hours, days and months in 2021, let us pour a small glass of wine and raise the glass to pay tribute to the best PC gaming hardware released this year. In some ways, this is not a golden year for PC hardware. For example, building a new drilling rig has never been more difficult.
However, despite the continued horror of the GPU market and the logical disappearance of new budget hardware, there is still something to celebrate. If you ever wanted to equip your system with the kind of high-speed SSD that was previously used only by data center IT managers, now is definitely the time. Similarly, Intel’s return to CPU form through its Alder Lake gambling, seems to be rewarded in the form of an impressive Core i9 12900K and an excellent Core i5 12600K processor, which should make any gamer smile.
Competition is good for everyone, and if AMD and Intel are going head-to-head with high-quality gaming chips instead of one of them or the other getting into trouble, the future does look very good.
This year, excellent monitors, gaming laptops and many high-quality new peripherals have passed our test bench, and we are here to truly celebrate the good things that make us most satisfied. In the past week, we have been highlighting our nominations for the best products in ten key categories. Moreover, although some people have a hard time picking a winner, some people are obvious from the beginning.
I mean, in our era of GPU scarcity, the best graphics card “released” in 2021 is almost a purely theoretical award… But in any case, now is not the time to be immersed in the haze of chip shortage, it is time to end Overcome the suspense and learn more about the 2021 PC Gamer Hardware Award winners.