Computer Power User (or CPU) is a monthly computing and technology magazine published by Sandhills Publishing Company in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. It has been in circulation since December 2001. The magazine features articles, reviews of hardware and software, editorial content and classified advertising. It is geared toward more advanced users than its sister publication, SmartComputing. Regular guest writers include Rob Malda and Chris Pirillo. CPU Magazine differs from most other computing magazines in that it focuses more on the latest hardware rather than software or gaming.