The Wooting 60HE Review From the Perspective of a Keyboard Enthusiast
The Wooting 60HE has been out now for quite a bit and everyone in the gaming space has heard of it or is already playing on one. The main allure of the Wooting 60HE is the amazing performance due to it using analog Lekker switches which can go as low as 0.1mm for the actuation […]
Mod List for the Wooting 60HE
While the Wooting 60HE is undoubtedly the best keyboard when it comes to performance, other aspects like looks, feel, and sound leave much to be desired from a product with such a price tag. The Wooting 60HE however is by default mod-friendly making it quite easy to elevate the experience to a truly premium one. […]
The Best Timer Resolution Utility
Optimizing your system by understanding what kind of timer you are using or how to further improve your performance might be confusing the moment you dive into this topic, but with time you will be able to test different combinations of clocks and ticks and figure out what works the best for you. With that […]
Cinebench 2024 – Updated Benchmarking Tool
As hardware becomes faster, the tools to benchmark and test for stability with said hardware need to improve as well to properly simulate an intensive use case. Cinebench has been a staple CPU testing utility that allows you to see if your chip is running normally compared to others, or if your overclocking is stable. […]
HDMI vs Displayport – Understanding the Differences
In the battle of the interfaces and connectors for display devices, currently, DisplayPort and HDMI are leading the charts. Legacy devices are still supported but are often not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Is it really that important to choose one or the other, depending on the device that you are using? It might be, but […]
Understanding Bottlenecks – GPU Busy & Intel PresentMon
Bottlenecks are used as a scarecrow for new PC builders that can often lead them down the path of investing a lot more money into their build than previously anticipated. In truth, you will always be bottlenecked by something since PC hardware does not just simply scale linearly into infinity – there is always a […]
HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, and DVI. What You Need to Know
Display connectors can be problematic even when you know which connector you need. Standards have changed since the early 2000s but with people having old TVs, monitors, or even laptops, there can be issues with connectors and cables. A laptop might have a VGA out, while the monitor could have a DVI-in connector. That in […]
Mouse Sensor Smoothing – How Much DPI Is Too Much?
The benefits of higher DPI have been well documented for a while now and gamers are slowly moving towards 1600+ DPI. While higher DPI will give you better latency and will allow you to achieve stable higher polling rates the most optimal DPI value will vary from person to person depending on their mouse sensor, […]
Motion Sync – On or Off for a Better Competitive Experience?
A lot of the top-end new mice have the capability of using Motion Sync to synchronize SPI reads with USB polls resulting in less jitter. You can usually find this option on PixArt 3370-3395 sensors or their equivalents (e.g.: Focus+ for Razer), meaning that quite a bit of gamers are debating between using it or […]
What Is Beta Software and Should You Use It?
It is quite common in the current tech space to see Beta releases of software and games which are accessible to the general public. Depending on the complexity of the software and the publisher, using beta utilities can range from almost no difference to the full release to annoyances and crashes. Should you be using […]
The Best PTFE Dots for Glass Mousepads
A big concern with glass mousepads is that for many they are uncontrollably fast making it hard to recommend to beginner aimers. Another big problem is that PTFE skates wear out quickly on glass surfaces making this item the most common purchase for glass mousepad enjoyers. You can get around by buying cheap (but still […]
Quickest Way to Boot Into Safe Mode
Being able to boot your machine into Safe Mode quickly is a basic skill you should have if you want to tinker with your PC. Testing different drivers and getting rid of them properly relies on booting into Safe Mode with a limited amount of files and drivers. While the process is simple it is […]