Ryzen 7 3700X is one of the best processors released by AMD in 2019. With its eight cores and sixteen threads, running at a base clock of 3.6 GHz, and having the ability to boost to a maximum of 4.4 GHz, the Ryzen 7 3700X offers a great balance between price and performance. It is a high performance processor, both in gaming machines, as well as in multi-threaded situations, like video editing. However, we could not refrain from asking ourselves: if we were to overclock the AMD Ryzen 3700X, would it become even more powerful?
We are living in the age of the internet and wireless connections, and most people have a wireless router in their homes. Wi-Fi has become a common term in our vocabulary, but wireless networking standards are not easy to understand or even pronounce. That is because they have complicated names, invented by network engineers and corporations. Do you know what 802.11ax is? What about 802.11ad, or 802.11ac? Did you hear the news that these names are changing into simpler terms like Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 5, or Wi-Fi 4? Do you want to understand what all that means and why it matters?
The Photos app is a relatively new app because, although it was first introduced in Windows 8 to replace the old Windows Photo Viewer, it continually evolved with each new iteration of Windows 10. Nowadays, Photos is not just an ordinary picture viewer, but has become a complex app that offers a lot of editing and organizing tools for photographs and videos. Here are fourteen different things that you can do in Windows 10's Photos app, starting from browsing through you pictures to creating photo albums, adding 3D effects, creating videos, and so on:
There are times when you need to compare two files and check whether their content is different. In some situations, you could just open the two files and look through their contents, like when you want to compare two pictures or two text files. However, that's a rather tedious task to perform, and you might miss small differences, like a slight change in tint on a photo, or a phrase in a text file. That's why it is good to know a few methods to programmatically compare the contents of two files, using software instead of your senses.
Are you on the lookout for a new laptop or monitor for your computer? Did you hear about novelties such as Pantone Validated electronics? Are you a professional from a design or publishing field who needs to work with accurate colors? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you might be interested to learn more about what Pantone is, and what Pantone Validated devices offer. Read this article and find out more on this subject:
If you use a laptop, a 2-in-1 device, or any other kind of mobile computer, you are also probably using a touchpad. Therefore, you should set your touchpad to work the way you want it. Windows 10 gives you many options for handling simple settings like adjusting the touchpad sensitivity, along with advanced settings for configuring touchpad gestures that trigger different actions. Of course, everything depends on your specific hardware and drivers. Let's see how to configure your touchpad in Windows 10:
Located on the right side of the taskbar, the system tray, correctly called the Notification area, has been a part of Windows for over 20 years. It kept on improving since it was first introduced with Windows 95, providing easy access to system functions, notifications, and applications. The Windows 10 system tray is more customizable than ever before, as you get to configure which system and apps icons are shown in it.
While most regular users might have issues understanding the need to create random dummy files of a specific size, geeks, software developers, and power users know why such files can come in handy sometimes. You can use dummy files to figure out if there are any bad sectors on your hard drive, to test network speed, or to ensure that files on your computer or device are deleted beyond recovery. Regardless of your reasons, here are four ways to create such files in any modern version of Windows:
You may not know what a dump file is, but you may have noticed Windows 10 mentioning a dump file when it crashes into a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). A dump file is a snapshot of an app or process, at the time when the file is created. The dump file shows what was executed and loaded in memory by the app or process for which the file is created, what crashed, which error(s) took place, and so on. The data from a dump file is always useful for troubleshooting problems with apps, drivers, and operating systems.
The Command Prompt is a powerful tool, and we enjoy using it. However, it does look somewhat boring and unfriendly. The good news is that you can customize Command Prompt aspects according to your needs and preferences, including its appearance and color scheme. This tutorial shows you all the different options you can tweak to make the Command Prompt not only look but also work the way you want it to. There is a lot to go through, so let's get started: