Hardware (223)

The Problem With Intel’s New 11th Gen Gaming Laptop CPUs

Intel have just announced three new 11th gen Tiger lake mobile processors for ultra portable gaming laptops. Intel refers to these new chips as the H35 series, presumably because t...

JT in Hardware 12 January · 34

Intel i7-1165G7 vs i7-1065G7 - BIG Gains With 11th Gen

Intel are claiming some nice performance improvements with their new 11th gen Tigerlake processors. I’ve put this to the test by comparing the 10th gen Ice Lake i7-1065G7 against t...

JT in Hardware 08 January · 22

Serious Laptop Testing + NAS + Network Upgrades!

I’m making some big changes to my home network and NAS setup which should save me a lot of time when testing laptops. Synology sent over the 6 bay DS1621xs+ NAS, and I’ll be using...

JT in Hardware 07 January · 14

Is This AMD's Secret Weapon?

Are you in the market for a new graphics card? If so, you've probably seen plenty of performance reviews that primarily focus on the GPU itself. But the video memory of a graphics...

Alex in Hardware 06 January · 19

Lenovo Legion 5 Upgrade Guide - Boost Performance!

I’m going to show you how to upgrade the Lenovo Legion 5 gaming laptop, including battery, RAM, storage and WiFi. I’ll also run benchmark tests before and after the upgrades so we...

JT in Hardware 05 January · 28

Intel 11th Gen Game Testing - 1080p & 720p Benchmarks with Razer Blade Stealth 13

Razer’s Blade Stealth 13 inch gaming laptop  has been updated with Intel's latest 11th   gen Processors, so how well does this newer  model with 1650 Ti Max-Q GPU perform in games?...

JT in Hardware 04 January · 9

GTX 1650 vs 1650 Ti - Worth Paying More For Ti?

The performance gap between Nvidia’s GTX 1650  and GTX 1660 Ti was so big that they had to   try and fill it with the 1650 Ti. Unfortunately  the 1650 Ti doesn’t do a very good job...

JT in Hardware 30 December 2020 · 21

Intel’s BEST 11th Gen CPU in a 14” Laptop! MSI Prestige 14 Evo Review

MSI’s Prestige 14 laptop is paired with Intel’s best 11th gen Tiger lake processor from the U series, the i7-1185G7, and despite being a 4 core part it’s able to offer some serious...

JT in Hardware 29 December 2020 · 13

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X vs 3950X - Worth Upgrading?

AMD’s Ryzen 9 5950X is the newer Zen 3 based version of their 16 core 3950X processor, so which should you pick, or is it worth upgrading? I’ve compared both in games and applicati...

JT in Hardware 28 December 2020 · 89

RX 5600M vs RX 5500M - 16 Game Laptop Comparison!

The RX 5500M and RX 5600M are currently the best  options available from AMD for gaming laptops,   so which one should you get  and what are the differences? I’ve compared both in...

JT in Hardware 23 December 2020 · 18

Why You Can't Buy An RTX 3080

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is the anticipation for some hot new gadget. But for a lot of folks this year, excitement has quickly turned to frustration as high-p...

Den W. in Hardware 23 December 2020 · 16

Intel Xe vs AMD Vega - Laptop iGPU Gaming Comparison!

Intel recently launched their 11th  gen Tiger Lake processors which come   paired with their new Xe graphics. I  want to find out how this stacks up   against the Radeon Vega graph...

JT in Hardware 22 December 2020 · 38