With the recent announcement of the new socket AM5 and Zen 4 architecture from AMD, the new Ryzen™ 7000 series processors are shaping up to be absolute monsters. The great news about this is that now is the perfect time to start planning for that new PC.
AMD has recently announced their latest Ryzen™ 7000 processors offering, powered by the new Zen 4 architecture and sporting the new socket AM5. This release means that AMD will be firing on all cylinders with their addition of support for PCIe 5.0 and DDR5, bringing them in-line with the latest Intel offerings.
Gamers all over are striving to get the best gaming experience possible. Whether they are into first person shooters, role playing games, strategy, or MMO’s, gamers want to be able to enjoy buttery smooth gaming while also squeezing the best performance out of the game that they can.
When looking to purchase a new monitor it can be easy to get lost in the sheer number of options that are available to you. There are countless options available to you in varying dimensions, resolutions, refresh rates, and features that choosing the right option for you can be a daunting task.
With an ever-expanding list of games that support 4K resolutions and the latest generation of computer hardware and gaming consoles putting a strong focus on 4K gaming, now is the perfect time to dive into the bliss of ultra HD gaming.
”It Looks Different!” is what people would say when they see gameplay on a gaming monitor the first time. Indeed, the high refresh rates along with short response time on gaming monitors can bring smoother gameplay. However, what most people may not notice is that there is always a trade-off: greater picture quality may bring poor response time; short enough response time comes with poor picture quality. What exactly is going on?
In a way, gaming is the art of decision making. It’s the gamers who make better judgment calls in various circumstances with the information given, who tend to win in the end.
We have all seen it, countless posts on Reddit and YouTube videos showing someone's brand new gaming build they have just completed. They list out all of the killer hardware that's inside the rig and they then share the photos of their gaming PC, only to display a rats nest of tangled cables.
One of the most often overlooked aspects when it comes to building a computer is cable management. People often skip taking the time to properly plan and organise their cables, thinking that once they put the side panel on their computer case that the cables are out of sight, out of mind.
Little do they realise that their poor cable management is likely hindering the performance of their new and expensive gaming PC.
Let’s take a bit of a dive into cable management and see why it's a step that you can't afford to miss.
So, you're looking to get a new monitor, or perhaps you are looking to get a new beast of a laptop but you need something that has a killer display. It can be hard to know what to choose out of the hundreds of options available nowadays.
The brand-new, highly anticipated AERO 16 and AERO 17 featuring 12th-gen Intel CPU have arrived! On top of their stunning visuals and excellent thermal design, how do these two ultimate creator laptops fare in terms of real-world performance? Let's find out!
Due to safe social distancing, more people find themselves at home, devoting their free time to PC gaming. In the past, people preferred to only play PC games only on desktop PCs due to their more-powerful performance. However, with the breakthrough of silicon tech, laptops can now deliver a similar high-end performance which can run AAA titles for a smooth gaming experience. Nowadays, gaming laptops are commonly used for both work and play and are a perfect match for handling any type of environment.
A “Creator Laptop” is a laptop designed primarily to benefit heavy-duty content creation tasks. With the popularity of smartphones and online video streaming services, the demand for high-quality content is also getting stronger. In recent years, more and more people are devoting themselves to content creation on a personal and professional level.
However, when facing the demands of high-quality content creation tasks, the typical laptop simply cannot fit the needs of these creators, therefore the category of creator laptop was introduced, promising better efficiency overall for their demands.
This is a problem a lot of people will encounter while selecting which laptop to buy. CPU stands for “Central Processing Unit”, and works just like the human brain, processing all data calculations inside the laptop. The right CPU selection will mean you’ve already gotten half of an ideal laptop’s hardware with the rest being a different look, I/O, or any other additional functions. So if you want to choose a laptop that could fit your needs, you need to know how to check the CPU of a laptop.
Well it’s that time of year again. Christmas trees are being decorated, letters are being swiftly delivered to Santa, and gamers around the world are impatiently waiting to hang their stockings to see what gaming goodies will be left on Christmas Eve night.
Santa’s Elves are working overtime to make sure that this year's Christmas goes off without a hitch and bring some Christmas cheer to those clacking away at their mechanical keyboards and trying to out-snipe their rivals in Call of Duty and Battlefield 2042.
But what are you doing for your fellow gaming brothers and sisters, new and old friends this Christmas? What do you get the gamer that possibly has everything?
Well, to help with this dilemma, our own helper elves have put together this Gamers Gift Guide to help take the worry out of what to gift your fellow gamer this year.
We all love it when major product and technology updates are launched. We start thinking about what great new PC builds we can put together and start dreaming of huge FPS numbers in games, sometimes however it can be hard to know whether you should take the plunge or not.
With the launch of Intel’s 12th generation Alder Lake CPUs and Z690, it brings with it a whole lot of performance enhancements and a slew of new features which includes DDR5 and PCIe 5.0, but what exactly are these? What does it mean to gamers and is it worth the upgrade?
Well, we hope to answer some of these questions for you today and shed a little light on exactly what DDR5 and PCIe 5.0 is.
VisionLINK is an exclusive port designed by GIGABYTE. You can find it on AERO series motherboards, which are built for creators. It can handle data transfer, video output and 60W of power delivery. It allows creators to connect their pro-grade WACOM pen display with just a single USB Type-C cable. The advanced version of VisionLINK—VisionLINK TB—even integrates Thunderbolt to make it more versatile. Let’s dive deeper into this exclusive port to see why it’s the best one for creators.
Intel has launched the latest 12th-Gen processors ‘Alder Lake’, and everyone is curious about its performance. So, today we are going to show you the benchmark of the Alder Lake processors under daily tasks, content creation, and gaming.
For gamers there is few things more exciting than major computer hardware releases. The thought of upgrading your current gaming rig to the latest and greatest or building a brand-new gaming PC from scratch is enough to have any loyal PC gamer reaching into their wallets.
With the upcoming release of Intel’s Alder Lake 12th Gen CPUs, so also does the release of the newest motherboards. But what exactly are these new motherboards all about, and why should you choose to make the move to the newest Z690 offerings?
Well, let’s take a look at the things that you need to be aware of when buying a Z690 motherboard and see why now is the perfect time to be thinking of an upgrade.
Packing up to 16 cores and 24 threads, the latest Intel 12th-Gen processors promise a significant leap in both single-core and multi-core performances, a major selling point for those looking to adopt the new Alder Lake platform. However, there are some caveats. If you pair the new chip with just any motherboard, the actual performance might not be as great as expected. In this article, we will highlight some of the features you may overlook regarding the Intel 12th-Gen processors and how to pick a motherboard so that you will be able to receive the best performance from the new CPU.
It has been a while since there has been a major release of new computer hardware, something for gamers to really get excited about. Well, that is all about to change with the upcoming release of the Intel 12th Gen CPU.
The 12th Gen CPU, codenamed “Alder Lake”, is Intel’s latest CPU offering that promises uncompromised gaming and computing performance. Team blue is determined to make a bold statement with the launch of its latest processors and now is a great time to be a PC gamer.
However, before you head on out and build a new PC or upgrade your current gaming rig, here are 5 things that you should know before you buy an Intel 12 Gen CPU.