Do Video Games Really Cause Violence?
Misconceptions tend to ruin experiences, whether of those purchasing an electric vehicle, or of someone letting their child play video games. With beginnings in the 1970s, video games were blamed for all sorts of violent tendencies that children would exhibit. Things got worse in the early 2000s, with the widespread availability of the internet. From […]
Making Your Discord Faster – Discord Modding
Discord states clearly in their user agreement that third-party Discord clients are prohibited and your account can get banned for using them. The question then becomes – what can you do to speed up your Discord experience beyond manually stripping elements from the install folder? Luckily for us, there is a pretty large mod library […]
Ungoogled-Chromium – Better Google Chrome
Min-maxing resources is quite a fun game for some or a necessity for others and it can be applied to many apps on your PC. One of the main ways you interact with your computer is through a web browser, and depending on your priorities (speed, privacy, customizability, etc) you will end up using a […]
Further Clarification on HPET Settings
As explained in this previous article HPET or the High Precision Event Timer is a suboptimal setting if you are trying to get the best FPS stability and the lowest latency/most stable polling rate. While disabling it and just using the CPU TSC timer is a great start for most there are a couple of […]
How to Properly Test Your RAM Overclock
When it comes to gaming you can never have too much RAM, but the more important factor is how good is that RAM, since you can always squeeze better 1% and 0.1% FPS values with tighter timings, faster frequency, etc. Not all RAM kits are created equally and in some cases, you can squeeze some […]
How to Properly Dry Your Electronics (Without Rice)
Losing an expensive gadget due to its inability to handle a little splash is not that uncommon today. Most expensive gadgets are water resistant to a certain depth, meaning that they can be submerged. Some do not get that treatment, despite their price exceeding that of a perfectly drivable used car. That means, a puddle, […]
Controller Deadzone – How to Find and Fix It
Plugging in a new device and setting it up can be a nuisance, especially if you want to get into a competitive game. Controllers are not new, by technology standards, but for some people, they might be the newest smartphone with an unknown operating system. Apart from the standard controller options that have to be […]
UEFI Vs BIOS – What’s The Difference?
Hardware is developing so rapidly that we typically don’t have time to stop and see what changed and what benefits we are reaping. Installing operating systems used to be more difficult, during times when there wasn’t networking support, nor the ability to see a preview of your system of choice. BIOS or Basic Input Output […]
What is USB4? – Everything You Need to Know
As technology progresses, we get new iterations of already existing standards, such as USB. The current version of USB, namely USB4 or USB 4 if you ask the internet, is a cut above the previous version. With faster transfer speeds as one of the improvements, USB4 already has more up its sleeve. Unfortunately, USB4 followed […]
The Best Competitive Overwatch 2 Settings
The goal of these recommendations when it comes to OW2 settings is all based on the premise of gaining the lowest possible latency and the most stable/highest FPS. These settings were tested on 2 PCs and only 4 Windows installs therefore our sample size is not nearly enough to account for all the possible variables […]
USB 2.0 Vs 3.0 – What’s the Difference?
Using external storage is something familiar to us. However, companies in charge of standardization can make a mess out of naming schemes and add confusion instead of making their products easier to understand for everyone. USB is one of those industry standards that has become more confusing over the years. The notion of USB 3.0 […]
Standing Desks vs Sitting Desks – Are Standing Desks Good For You?
Ergonomics should play a more vital role when it comes to our daily lives. Often, our purchases are items that are pretty rather than healthy or even less damaging to our daily lives. When it comes to desks, ergonomics is often one of the primary concerns when purchasing one, apart from size and sturdiness. Standing […]