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AMD Ryzen 9 7000 series

AMD Ryzen 9 7900X review: Outstanding performance

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.11.2022
The AMD Ryzen 9 7900X is what I’d call the second in command after the Ryzen 9 7950X processor from AMD’s Zen 4 lineup. Featuring similar frequencies but a lower count of cores and threads, the AMD Ryzen 9 7900X might be the best choice if you want a high-end...
AMD Ryzen 5 7000 series

AMD Ryzen 5 7600X review: Great for gaming!

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.11.2022
This fall, AMD launched a new generation of desktop processors based on their latest Zen 4 architecture. Right now, there are four CPUs in the lineup, the Ryzen 9 7950X and 7900X, the Ryzen 7 7700X, and the Ryzen 5 7600X. The latter is the most affordable but still offers...
ASUS ROG Flow X16 (2022)

ASUS ROG Flow X16 (2022) review: Gaming in a hybrid design

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 28.10.2022
ASUS ROG Flow X16 (2022) is a 2-in-1 gaming laptop with an industrial design and a large 16-inch touchscreen. You don’t see many models like it in the gaming market, and ASUS’s approach is rather innovative. Moreover, its hardware configuration tends to be on the high-performance side of things, which...
AMD Ryzen 7 7700X

AMD Ryzen 7 7700X review: Top-notch gaming performance

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 26.09.2022
Out of the four new Ryzen 7000 processors that AMD just launched, the Ryzen 7 7700X is one of the most interesting and most expected. Equipped with eight cores and 16 execution threads, this CPU can reach frequencies as high as 5.4 GHz without any kind of overclocking. Which you...
GeForce Experience in-game overlay

How to turn off the GeForce Experience in-game overlay (Alt + Z)

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 20.09.2022
Do you have an NVIDIA GeForce graphics card? Do you see a “Press Alt + Z to use GeForce Experience in-game overlay” message each time you launch a game? Are you acquainted with GeForce Experience? Would you like to disable this “Press Alt + Z” message? If you answered yes...
Sapphire Nitro+ AMD Radeon RX 6750 XT

Sapphire Nitro+ AMD Radeon RX 6750 XT review

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 15.09.2022
AMD has refreshed its lineup of RDNA 2 GPUs, and we also got the new AMD Radeon RX 6750 XT. It’s an upgraded version of the Radeon RX 6700 XT mid-range GPU. Taking advantage of this opportunity, Sapphire didn’t waste any time and released its own implementation: the Sapphire Nitro+...
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro

Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro review: Improving excellence!

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 08.09.2022
Are you looking for a pair of earbuds that deliver excellent sound quality, active noise cancellation that works well, decent autonomy, and a great look and finish? Then, you should consider the new Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro. They’re a great product with many good things going for it. And if...
Samsung The Freestyle

Samsung The Freestyle review: A beautiful, smart Wi-Fi projector

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 15.08.2022
Samsung The Freestyle is a new type of projector, different from the majority of options on the market. Featuring a beautiful design and created by the company to make it very easy to use, The Freestyle doesn’t just project things. It can run streaming apps by itself, and it can...
LG UltraGear 24GN650

LG UltraGear 24GN650 review: Small monitor for entry-level gaming!

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.08.2022
LG has a tradition of making excellent displays, both for TVs and monitors. And that’s also reflected in their gaming monitors series. I’ve had the chance to test some of them, and the last one on my desk was a 24” model called the UltraGear 24GN650. If you’re curious to...
ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3070 OC Edition

ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3070 OC Edition review: Mid-range gaming!

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.08.2022
Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3070 is one of the most popular GPUs in 2022, with many manufacturers implementing it in their customized graphics cards. One of the best cards on the market is the ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3070 OC Edition. Featuring an excellent cooling system, a beautiful design, and an...
LG UltraGear 27GP850-B

LG UltraGear 27GP850-B review: High-performance monitor for gamers

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.07.2022
LG recently released a couple of new monitors for gamers. Among them, one caught my interest: the LG UltraGear 27GP850-B. It’s a 27” monitor with an IPS screen, quick response rate, and fast refresh rate that goes up to 180 Hz. And it’s also available for a reasonable price that...
AMD Radeon RX 6800

AMD Radeon RX 6800 review: Excellent for gaming in 1440p and above!

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 25.07.2022
For me, one of AMD’s most compelling graphics cards these days is the Radeon RX 6800. And, as luck would have it, I got to test it this week. The RX 6800 targets the higher-end section of the gaming market, promising excellent performance in 1440p and even 4K resolutions. Built...
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) review: Powerful, mobile, and beautiful

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 19.07.2022
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) is one of the most interesting gaming laptops I’ve tested in a while. Not only does it offer premium high-end hardware, but it also sweetens the pot with a unique customizable AniMe Matrix on its screen lid and by being a very mobile gaming...
Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2

HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2 review: The high-end earphones you’ll love

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.07.2022
In recent years, HUAWEI has become a name to reckon with when it comes to things like laptops or fitness and mobile accessories. One of the areas where they’re really stepping up is the earphones niche. Their latest proposition for this market is the HUAWEI FreeBuds Pro 2: a high-end...
AMD Ryzen 5 series

AMD Ryzen 5 5600 review: Is it a good choice in 2022?

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.07.2022
2022 has been a bit of a strange year for the processors market. While Intel regained the performance crown with its new and excellent Alder Lake family of processors, AMD released additional models of their Ryzen 5000 processors. Some are faster than their previous iterations, while some are more affordable...
Webcam

How to test and use your webcam in Windows with the Camera app

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 30.06.2022
Many modern devices with Windows 10 or Windows 11 include a webcam, and to use it, you need an app that helps you take pictures, record videos, or stream video while video chatting. For this purpose, Microsoft has built an app called Camera, which is available by default in both...