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Acer Nitro 5 (Ryzen 5 4600H/1650) 22 Game Test!

Acer has refreshed the popular Nitro 5 gaming laptop with AMD’s Ryzen 4000 processors, so just how well does it perform in games?  I’ve tested out the GTX 1650 config in 22 titles...

JT in Hardware 28 September 6 1

Should You Put TWO CPUs In Your PC?

It wasn't long ago that just single core CPUs were the norm on home computers. But these days we're seeing ever-increasing core counts for less and less money. But, if we can have...

Alex in Hardware 26 September 6 1

RTX 3090 Gaming Laptop 2080 Ti eGPU Comparison

What happens when we connect Nvidia’s new RTX 3090 graphics card up to a small 13” laptop? I’ve tested 10 games at 4K, 1440p and 1080p resolutions as well as some content creator w...

JT in Hardware 25 September 43 1

RTX 3090 vs 2080 Ti - Worth Upgrading?

I’ve compared Nvidia’s new RTX 3090 graphics card against the 2080 Ti from last generation in games at 4K, 1440p, and 1080p resolutions as well as content creator workloads to see...

JT in Hardware 24 September 158 3 1

Lenovo Slim 7 Review - Ryzen 4800U 8 Core Power!

The Lenovo Slim 7 packs in AMD’s new 8 core Ryzen 7 4800U processor into a 14 inch machine, offering CPU power in a smaller form factor that was never previously possible. The buil...

JT in Hardware 23 September 9 1 2

New Dell G7 2020 Tested In 22 Games!

The new 2020 Dell G7 is available with some nice specs for a gaming laptop, including 6 core i7 processor and RTX 2070 graphics that I’ve got here, but how well does it actually pe...

JT in Hardware 22 September 9 3

Hybrid CPUs are coming

It wasn't long ago that the idea of putting several processors into one package seemed exotic, but with modern multi-core CPUs that integrated graphics, maybe it was only a matter...

Alex in Hardware 20 September 12 1 1

Why Are There SO MANY Graphics Card Makers?

If you're in the market for a new graphics card, you probably know that for the time being you have only two options when it comes to a GPU: AMD or NVIDIA. But once you've made you...

Alex in Hardware 19 September 12

HP Envy x360 Review - 6 Core Ryzen 13"!

The HP Envy x360 is a premium 2-in-1 device featuring AMD’s latest Ryzen 4000 processors. I’ve got the 6 core 12 thread Ryzen 5 4500U here, so we’re able to hit levels of performan...

JT in Hardware 18 September 9

A Premium $399 Laptop? CoreBook Pro Review

Cheap laptops are getting good. The Chuwi CoreBook Pro is a smaller laptop that punches well above its $400 price range. They seem to be prioritizing the design and screen at the e...

JT in Hardware 17 September 16

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 review

The RTX 3080 is the most powerful GPU we've ever seen at this price point. But, we've said that before. And in fact we say it every time there's a new graphics card generation. So...

Alex in Hardware 17 September 188 3 2

Laptop FPS Boost! Nvidia Max-Q Dynamic Boost Tested in 18 Games

New gaming laptops with Nvidia graphics are now able to perform better thanks to a new feature called Max-Q Dynamic Boost. I’ve compared 18 games at all setting levels with it enab...

JT in Hardware 15 September 56 1 1