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ASUS Zenbook 14 OLED (UM3402) review

Once in a while a manufacturer steps in front of the line and says “we’ve built the perfect ultrabook”. And then they start listing all of the special features. Most of the time, everyone speaks…

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June 28, 2022

[FPS Benchmarks] Warframe on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (150W) and RTX 3070 Ti (150W) – RTX 3080 is 26% faster

Warframe is one of the top dogs when it comes to good free-to-play games with a lot of in-game content. The title can keep you busy for numerous hours because of its gameplay that has…

June 28, 2022

[Comparison] AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS vs AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS – good incremental improvement over last year

Efficiency is something that AMD has been known for in the last couple of years. Gone are the years of the old Bulldozer cores which drew power like crazy and didn’t perform optimally. Now, even…

June 28, 2022

Inside MSI Delta 15 (A5Ex) – disassembly and upgrade options

Even though AMD makes both CPUs and GPUs, all-AMD laptops are still very rare. The Delta 15 (A5Ex) is one member of the exquisite AMD club, and it offers quite the upgradability. Unfortunately, it is…

June 27, 2022

[FPS Benchmarks] ARK: Survival Evolved on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (150W) and RTX 3070 Ti (150W) – RTX 3080 is 7% faster on Epic quality

ARK: Survival Evolved is a great-looking game that takes place in a prehistorical time. The player is set on an island full of dinosaurs and other similar creatures. You have to survive and in order…

June 27, 2022

[Comparison] Intel Core i7-1280P vs Core i7-11800H – less power consumption, more performance

Right from the start, the Core i7-1280P is probably winning this comparison, when it comes to raw performance. The new architecture just has the higher hardware resource, being able to access more cores. What just…

June 27, 2022

[Specs, Info, and Prices] ASUS VivoBook Go 14 Flip (J1400) – for the modest traveler

When you use your laptop, what is the thing that you’re most often doing? Chances are, the answer will fall into one of several categories, including web browsing, media consumption, and light office work. These…

June 27, 2022

[FPS Benchmarks] Doom Eternal on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (150W) and RTX 3070 Ti (150W) – RTX 3080 is only 6% faster

Perhaps most of the first-person shooter players have heard about the Doom series and probably a lot of them have played at least one Doom game. So, Doom Eternal is the latest installment of the…

June 27, 2022

[Comparison] AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS vs AMD Ryzen 7 6800H – how much is 10W in terms of performance?

There is a place between the bulky gaming device and the thin office notebook, which has been in need of proper hardware allocation. AMD has done pretty well in that regard, with their HS CPUs…

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Inside ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 15 G533 (2022) – disassembly and upgrade options

ASUS made sure to use the best hardware possible for the ROG Strix SCAR 15 this year. And this is why the company chose Intel for its chipset and CPU supplier. This is why you’re…

June 24, 2022

[FPS Benchmarks] Forza Horizon 5 on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (150W) and RTX 3070 Ti (150W) – just a 2% lead for the RTX 3080

Forza Horizon 5 is a beautiful-looking game that is set in a huge open world (in a fictional part of Mexico). Just like the previous Forza games, you can expect tons of races and yes…

June 24, 2022

[In-Depth Comparison] Lenovo ThinkBook 15p Gen 2 vs HP Envy 15 (15-ep1000) – gaming in the office just got better

ThinkBooks have been really competitive in the mid-range and premium space, offering notebooks with quality and performance that is second to none. The ThinkBook 15p Gen 2 is a very good laptop with Tiger Lake…

June 24, 2022

MSI Modern 15 (B12M) – Top 5 Pros and Cons

MSI has always had a unique approach to marketing, designing characters for their gaming notebooks and featuring artists who make artwork for their Creator laptops. The Modern 15 from MSI, however, barely has any Creator…

June 24, 2022

[FPS Benchmarks] Dota 2 on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (150W) and RTX 3070 Ti (150W) – RTX 3080 is 19% faster

Undoubtedly, Dota 2 is one of the most popular Valve games alongside CS:GO. This game often tops the “Game and Player Statistics” chart and there are some reasons for this. First of all, the game…

June 24, 2022

[Comparison] Intel Core i7-1280P vs AMD Ryzen 7 6800H – is this what it takes to stop the P-series CPU?

While the Intel Core i7-1280P has been kicking butts left and right, AMD has been working on its 6000-series CPUs. However, there isn’t much that AMD can do, as their latest chips are just rehashed…

June 24, 2022

[Specs and Info] ASUS VivoBook 15X OLED (M1503) and VivoBook 16X OLED (M1603) – is there a use case for older hardware?

Somehow an entirely new batch of ZenBook and VivoBook laptops decided to come with Zen 2 and Zen 3 processors, despite Zen 3+ CPUs being ripe for the taking. While the 6000U-series is still somewhere…

June 24, 2022

[FPS Benchmarks] Overwatch on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti (105W) and RTX 3060 (140W) – RTX 3070 Ti is 9% faster

When it comes to online shooters, Overwatch is one of the most well-known titles in this genre. The game combines nice visuals, a good soundtrack, and gameplay that bring a lot of fun and challenge…

June 24, 2022

[Comparison] Intel Core i3-1215U vs Core i7-1165G7 – the Core i7 doesn’t care about your Hybrid architecture

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June 24, 2022

Inside MSI Crosshair 15 (B12Ux) – disassembly and upgrade options

After going through the standard process of opening this laptop, you will see pretty good upgrade options. Check out all MSI Crosshair 15 (B12Ux) prices and configurations in our Specs System or read more in…

June 23, 2022

[FPS Benchmarks] World Of Tanks Encore on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 (150W) and RTX 3070 Ti (150W) – RTX 3080 is 16% faster

When it comes to super-successful free-to-play games, the World Of Tanks series should be placed high on the chart. The first title is still popular and the successor – World Of Tanks Encore isn’t any…

June 23, 2022

[Specs and Info] ASUS ZenBook 14 Q408 – ASUS is really digging deep here

The ZenBook nameplate is usually reserved for higher-end products, but the ZenBook 14 Q408 doesn’t look that high-end to us, especially when it comes to the hardware. Are ASUS going to soften the image of…