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Top 5 Things You Must Consider When Building a Gaming Laptop

Getting a gaming laptop is slightly different compared to buying a pre-built gaming desktop system or building your desktop rig. While the basic concept of purchasing the option with the best hardware for the best lowest price is the same....

Alex · 28 November 2022 · 132 · 3

USB4 is a Glorious Mess

USB4 is an absolute game changer. We're talking 40 gigabit per second data rates, support for 8K displays and external GPUs, single-cable docking at up to 240 watt charging rates. And all over the same USB Type-C connectors and cables that you have c...

Den W. · 10 December 2022 · 61

Intel 13th Gen Review

Who would believe that Intel is the bang for the buck king? But wait, there's more. With the release of the 13th gen Raptor Lake desktop CPUs, they're also the gaming performance king, making Ryzen 7000's reign the shortest in recent memory. The Arc...

Jacob Enderson · 26 October 2022 · 178

Xbox One Gamepads - Types, revisions and models

There are two types of controllers for Xbox One - Regular (Xbox Wireless Controller) and Premium (Xbox Elite Wireless Controller). A regular gamepad has three revisions, and each revision contains several different models. Revisions differ in some te...

Alex · 13 September 2022 · 101

What is CMOS?

You have probably heard the word CMOS, but do you know what it is? Let's figure it out with this article. First, let's find out what the BIOS is and what it does in a computer or laptop. The abbreviation BIOS stands for Basic Input Output System. Th...

Alex · 14 September 2022 · 126

Maximizing Your PC Gaming Experience

If you're an avid PC gamer, you're probably always on the lookout for ways to enhance your gaming experience. While upgrading your graphics card is often the first solution that comes to mind, there are other settings within Windows that can make a s...

Jacob Enderson · 04 September 2023 · 75

The Evolution of Microsoft Mice: From Green-Eyed to RGB

In 1983, when Microsoft introduced its original green-eyed mouse to the market, computer mice were not yet common peripherals. However, Microsoft saw an opportunity to be a pioneer in the upcoming surge of graphical operating systems and aimed to mak...

Jacob Enderson · 02 October 2023 · 71

The Importance of Glass Substrates in High-Performance CPUs

When you think of high-performance CPUs, your mind likely races to the marvel of shrinking transistors over the years. This technological feat allows us to cram an extraordinary number of transistors onto a single chip, leading to more powerful and e...

Jacob Enderson · 31 October 2023 · 61

How To Build A Gaming Computer From Scratch Under $1000?

Ahhh, the self-built computer. The unquenchable need for newer and better hardware combined with the internet's wealth of knowledge to develop some fantastic DIY PCs. Sure, bright LED lights would peer out from some overzealous builder's enclosure, b...

Ahegao Hoodie · 05 August 2022 · 185

What To Consider When Buying a Motherboard?

A motherboard is like the central nervous system of a computer; it is responsible for everything from controlling the speed of the processor to connecting all the different components of the machine. That's why it's important to invest in a good qual...

Alex · 03 July 2022 · 110

Hard Disk Drives: Still Thriving in the Digital Age

Despite some analysts' predictions that hard disk drives will soon fall into oblivion, losing their place under the sun to SSDs, the reality may be different. SSDs and HDDs are likely to sell well over the next few years. The fact is that companies t...

Jacob Enderson · 24 August 2023 · 42

Does PC gaming use a lot of power?

PC gaming can be a power-intensive activity, depending on the games you play and the graphics settings you use. If you're concerned about how much power your gaming PC is using, you can check your power usage in Windows 10's Task Manager. You can als...

sadaf hasan · 18 August 2023 · 52

The Evolution of PC Ports: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Do you ever wonder why nearly every external device you connect to a PC uses a USB port? The simple answer is that it's a lot better than the way it used to be. Before USB became the standard, there was a whole litany of port types, making connecting...

Jacob Enderson · 14 January · 131

Spacetop: The Future of Mobile Computers?

For nearly a century, since the 1930s when the first Z1 computer was created, computers have undergone significant changes. The Z1 was followed by large machines like the ENIAC, which occupied entire rooms. In the 1960s, computers transitioned from p...

Den W. · 26 May 2023 · 83

The Best PC Setup for Online Gaming

Access to online gaming has improved considerably over the last few years, with many affordable gaming laptops and desktops hitting the market. However, to get the best experience, you will need a computer that’s capable of processing the graphics. T...

Alex · 22 August 2022 · 329 · 3

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Review: A Svelte Gaming Powerhouse

Introduction Lenovo has been a prominent player in the gaming laptop arena, with its Legion 5 garnering praise as one of the best gaming laptops in recent years. However, in 2023, Lenovo introduced a new contender into the mix - the Legion Slim 5. Wh...

Jacob Enderson · 24 August 2023 · 51