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Razer’s 2021 Gaming Laptops - Did They Go AMD Ryzen?

Razer have updated their gaming laptop lineup with some impressive hardware, but have they finally made the jump to AMD? Well, no. But I’ll discuss why, and there are some other ch...

JT · 13 January 2021 · 928

Nvidia RTX 3000 Is Here For Laptops! 2080 Super Performance at $999?

Nvidia RTX 3000 graphics are here for gaming laptops, let’s get straight into the details! These are the specs for these new laptop GPUs. It’s no surprise that we’re getting RTX 30...

JT · 13 January 2021 · 284

PCI Express 6.0 Is A Big Deal!

Although we still haven't gotten PCI Express 5.0 devices in our hot little hands yet, believe it or not, the PCIe 6.0 specification has already been released. And as you may have g...

Alex · 12 January 2021 · 133

Are Prebuilt PCs GOOD Now?

It used to be that if you wanted a truly high-end, well-built PC, it was a no-brainer that building it yourself was a far better solution than ordering a pre-built that came off an...

Den W. · 12 January 2021 · 55

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 · 05 January 2021 · 8.3K · 1

The DUMBEST Thing About HDMI

It used to be that trying to hook up something to a TV or a monitor was like dumping garbage onto a truck. You'd plug in some analog cables and the TV would just show whatever it w...

Alex · 02 January 2021 · 78

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 · 23 December 2020 · 458

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Ryzen 7 3700X - 6 or 8 Cores?

AMD’s new Ryzen 5 5600X is a great 6 core  processor, but can it’s fewer yet faster   Zen 3 cores beat the 8 in the Ryzen 7  3700X? CPU spec differences The key difference betwee...

JT · 16 December 2020 · 4.2K

HDMI 2.1 is BROKEN

There's no question. HDMI has been a great convenience for the consumer. Aside from being a high bandwidth connection that enables high resolution video and lossless audio, it's a...

Alex · 11 December 2020 · 863

Gaming On 4 Cores In Late 2020? HP Pavilion 15 Tested

I’ve tested the HP Pavilion 15 gaming  laptop in 21 different games at all   setting levels and compared it with  other laptops to see how it stacks up.   Unfortunately this isn’t...

JT · 09 December 2020 · 95

RTX 3060 Ti vs 2080 Super - $400 GPU Beats $700?

Nvidia are saying that their  new RTX 3060 Ti graphics card   outperforms the RTX 2080 Super from last  generation while also costing $300 less. To put this claim to the test, I’ve...

JT · 07 December 2020 · 503

Are Apple's M1 Macs THAT Good?

The first systems with the Apple M1, the inaugural chip in the new Apple Silicon series, are on the market. So let's take a closer look at how the chips perform, and the innovation...

Alex · 04 December 2020 · 164

ASUS Zephyrus M15 Review - This 1660 Ti Breaks Records!

The ASUS Zephyrus M15 gaming laptop  offers some of the best performance   from these specs that I’ve seen at a thinner size,   however there are some problems you need to  know ab...

JT · 04 December 2020 · 243

The Sneaky Thing About PCI Express

You wouldn't be able to connect high-speed components like graphics cards and NVMe drives to your computer without the PCI Express bus that's been a fixture on our motherboards for...

Alex · 30 November 2020 · 275

ASUS Zephyrus M15 (GU502) + Liquid Metal Tested In Games

I’ve tested the ASUS Zephyrus M15 gaming laptop  in 20 different games at all setting levels to   show you how well it performs. I’ve also  compared it against other laptops so tha...

JT · 30 November 2020 · 564

Acer Swift 3 Review - Ryzen 8 Core Laptop For $650!

Acer’s Swift 3 is a smaller 14-inch laptop that  still packs in an 8 core Ryzen 7 processor,   offering CPU performance in a smaller  machine that wasn’t previously possible. Bui...

JT · 30 October 2020 · 97