Category: Reviews

Microsoft Floor Go 2 Assessment: The Awkward Teenager

"The Surface Go 2 still doesn't live up to its infinite potential." Nice, bright screen Light but robust Runs a full version of Windows 10 Intel Core m3 offers solid performance Too expensive Using tablets is still difficult The battery life is missing The Surface Go 2 is the clumsy teenager in the Surface family. […]

Ryzen 5 3400G Evaluate: CPU + Vega Graphics

As part of the launch of the large Zen 2 Ryzen processor, AMD released two Ryzen 3000 parts that contain a graphics component. The new Ryzen 3 3200G and Ryzen 5 3400G APUs are simple upgrades compared to the models they replace, starting at $ 99 and $ 149, respectively. AMD uses the Zen + […]

Intel Frost Canyon NUC (NUC 10i7FNHAA) Overview: Large Win

"Intel's Frost Canyon NUC is powerful, yet surprisingly easy to update." Small form factor Solid CPU performance Easy to update RAM, hard drive Energy efficient Many ports (for its size) Very poor game performance CPU cannot be replaced Loud Small PCs are usually associated with compromises that are often lacking adjustments, future upgrades, power supply […]

Testing Ryzen 9 with SMT On vs. SMT Off

Comparing the latest AMD flagship Ryzen 9 3900X with the Core i9-9900K in 36 games, we found that the 12-core AMD processor was around 6% slower on average in gaming tasks. There were a few selected titles where the Ryzen processor was ahead, but for the most part it was only a little slower. Overall, […]

Razer Raptor 27 Assessment: Make Gaming Displays Enjoyable Once more

"With RGB lighting and a full aluminum stand, the Razer Raptor 27 is a fantastic and unique gaming monitor." Nice, eye-catching design Fantastic game features Robust build quality 90 degree tilt for easy port access Big need of space Cable management for Razer cables You have the right to be skeptical of the Razer Raptor […]

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs. Intel Core i5-9400F: Mainstream Titans Conflict

When we tested the new Ryzen 5 3600, we had a lot of positive things to say and found that we compared it to the more expensive Core i5-9600K in our test. Regardless, this was a fight that AMD has largely won. Still, we've seen many requests for a direct comparison with the Core i5-9400F, […]

Dell G5 SE Gaming Laptop computer Evaluation-In-Progress: Peak AMD

Dell G5 SE gaming laptop in progress: Peak AMD "The Dell G5 SE is an extremely competitive midrange gaming laptop." Excellent CPU performance Great gaming performance for the price Solid value across configurations Bulky The benefits of AMD Smartshift are opaque Nvidia does not manufacture PC processors. Intel doesn't make PC graphics cards – at […]

Testing Third-Gen Ryzen DDR4 Reminiscence Efficiency and Scaling

When we reviewed Ryzen's latest iteration, we briefly examined how DDR4-3200 CL14 is compared to AMD's DDR4-3600 CL16 memory, which they claimed was an optimal configuration. It turned out that there was little difference between the two, which led us to conclude that both performed optimally. Also, spending more money to get higher clocked DDR4 […]

Intel NUC 9 Excessive Package Ghost Canyon Evaluate: All Potential

Intel NUC 9 Extreme Kit "Ghost Canyon" Rating: All possibilities "Intel's NUC 9 Extreme Kit is a unique vision of computing, but far from perfect." Extremely small Modular structure with upgrade potential Excellent connectivity, including Thunderbolt 3 Upgrades are more difficult than expected Loud fan I built a plywood computer case earlier this year. With […]

HP’s 34f Monitor Evaluate: A Premium Ultrawide Show for Much less

HP 34f Ultrawide Monitor Test: Premium for less "The HP 34f has features that you can only expect from a more expensive monitor." Support for large color spaces Clean, modern design Excellent contrast with color accuracy Large, extremely wide and curved screen Inexpensive No built-in speakers Limited ergonomic adjustments No USB-C connection Among the screens […]