Please welcome our new hardware editor, James Archer

When I stepped up to grow to be the new editor-in-main of RPS right after Graham ascended to the big company ship in the sky, I did so by leaving driving my throne of hardware boxes. Thankfully, a new heir to the RPS tech chair has arisen, and his name is James Archer. Make sure you arrive and say good day.

Many of you will have no doubt seen James’ get the job done all over the internet site for a fantastic though now. When he officially started off as our new components editor at the conclusion of August, James has truly prepared for RPS on several occasions about the final couple decades. He was the a single I turned to help fill out some of the very early graphics card opinions I needed on the web-site when I very first commenced as components editor back in the heady days of 2017, and even before that he was our primo Dota 2 correspondent, telling us anything we required to know about all of the different majors from 2015 and that year’s The Intercontinental.

Unnecessary to say, with James now on board as a comprehensive-time member of employees, RPS’ hardware section is in the ideal achievable hands. Not only is he super professional about all items tech-associated, having created about it for the likes of Computer system Shopper journal (RIP), Tom’s Guideline, The Inquirer and quite a few other individuals, but he also writes about it in a extremely accessible way. Keeping this friendly, insightful tone of voice was really important to me when buying my substitute, and I seriously could not have questioned for a improved human being to appear in and consider the reins. He is also the very pleased cat father of Roxy, which we all know is an exceptionally significant component of conducting helpful and comprehensive hardware screening.

As I advised RPS supporters at the commencing of the thirty day period, a person of James’ very first huge jobs will be placing alongside one another the a single point that I hardly ever got spherical to executing during my very own tenure as components editor – and that’s setting up an substantial How To portion to support you get even a lot more out of your Laptop. He’ll carry on to overview all the newest and finest elements, of system, as well as assist you make a decision what to get upcoming with our attempted and examined purchasing guides. Additionally, when graphics cards are much more quickly out there to really get without the need of paying exorbitant selling prices or waiting around 6 months for them to at last pitch up, we will also revisit our RPS Rig guideline, and introduce some new tiers to help make building your aspiration Personal computer even a lot easier.

I am extremely thrilled to have James with us, so please sign up for me in wishing him a quite heat welcome in the reviews below.

James' cat Roxy pawing at a laptop power cable
(and you should say hello to Roxy as very well while you happen to be at it)