Welcome to Maximum PC

The essential resource for PC builders

Maximum PC is your reliable guide to building, optimizing, and getting the most from your PCs. We're here to help you, whether you've never built a system before, or if you're an old hand that has been building for years. Every issue is packed with easy to follow guides, in-depth reviews, and unique commentary from our panel of system building experts.

Our goal is to tell you everything you need to know about PCs, system building, and the latest hardware releases, including the stuff you never thought you needed to know. All in a friendly package designed and written by PC users, for PC users.

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What you'll find in every issue...

Hard hitting concise reviews and kick ass recommendations

In every issue of Maximum PC we look at the latest hardware to give you the low-down on which components, systems, and software are actually worth dropping your cash on. Whether you're building from scratch, upgrading your own machine, or just looking for that perfect peripheral to complete you dream build, you'll find only the very best hardware gets the Maximum PC seal of approval. Backed up by our punishing benchmark suite, you can rely on our expertise.

In-depth system building and Windows 10 advice

Every issue we show you how to build PCs, with fully-costed component lists and insights on what to watch out for. We cover high-end system builds, where you'll want to turn to bespoke water-cooling solutions, through to budget rigs, and plenty in-between. We also show you how to get the most from Windows, with tweaking and optimization guides, along with showing you why sometimes you'll want to turn to Linux to get specific tasks done instead.

Easy to follow guides and original insight

Having an incredible PC is all well and good, but it's what you do with it that matters. We show you how to do more with your machine every issue, with simple tips and tricks to help with everyday tasks, and in-depth guides on doing something completely new with specific hardware and software. Whether that's setting up your own servers, putting a raspberry Pi to work or getting the most from the best apps.


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