In every issue of Custom PC

How to guides

How to guides

Our in-house PC building and modding aficionado Antony Leather takes you through five pages of step-by-step guides every month, showing you how to thoroughly customise your PC. From guides to painting and cutting your case, through the ins and outs of water-cooling, to making your own parts from acrylic, we'll show you how it's done.

Hobby tech

Hobby tech

Gareth Halfacree provides the latest tips, tricks, reviews and news in the world of computer hobbyism, from Raspberry Pi, Arduino and various single-board hobbyist computers, to retro computing. If you want to get your hands dirty with small programming projects and hobbyist hardware, then you'll love this section.

Labs tests

Labs tests

Every month, our labs team conducts a huge group test of components, with an emphasis on thorough testing and scientific calculation of scores. We cover everything from graphics cards, CPUs and motherboards through to monitors, keyboards and mice, to find the best bang for your buck.

Features

Features

Our in-depth features cover a wide area of interest, from full PC building guides and masterclasses to analysis pieces, covering tutorials, interviews and opinion.

Custom PC Elite

CPC Elite

Our pick of the best PC hardware. We outline the components needed to build various PCs, from budget rigs based on AMD APUs to multi-core workstations and top-spec gaming PCs, as well as our top choices for individual components.

Reviews

Reviews

We put the latest hardware through its paces with our rigorous testing procedure, covering all sorts of components from cases, motherboards, graphics cards and CPUs to peripherals and storage devices. If a product is recommended by Custom PC, you can be assured that it will serve you well.