Close Your Monitoring Software When Updating GPU Drivers!
Making sure your hardware is running properly by monitoring it is a healthy habit a lot of gamers have developed. This habit allows you to prevent catastrophic failures by stopping them in the early stages. Another thing gamers have picked up is timely driver updates to benefit from the latest patches and features that their […]
USB Drives – Just Yank It
The older you are the higher the probability that you always safely eject your USB drives since this has been ingrained in our collective memory. The times have changed, and in truth, in 99% of cases, you can just yank your USB drive out and be on your merry way with no repercussions. The Quick […]
Using Hardware Accelerated Apps While Gaming
Hardware acceleration in apps has been a staple for a long time since you can complete tasks more efficiently with specialized hardware. When it comes to gaming, however, having hardware-accelerated apps run alongside your game can cause troubles, and here is why. What Is Hardware Acceleration? Hardware acceleration is the process through which apps gain […]
What Is Ray Tracing and Should You Care?
In recent years, video games have been advertised with ray tracing, a technology which supposedly makes the gaming experience almost magical. Other than the obvious advertising campaigns launched with the release of the Nvidia 2000 series graphics cards in 2018. However, ray tracing is a technology beyond one company’s marketing department, meant to enhance lighting […]
OBS Virtual Camera – A Consistent Webcam Look
Tuning your webcam for the perfect look with color settings and overlays is quite fun until you realize most of these settings do not get picked up if you use different software. Moreover, a lot of the apps we use to communicate do not even support any sort of tuning for your webcam. Since I […]
Windows Cursor Speed – Should You Customize the Setting or Not?
A lot of myths from the olden times of gaming make their way into modern gaming communities and are perpetuated without understanding whether these are true or not. One of these myths is that you should always have your Windows cursor speed set to the default value (6th notch or mouse sensitivity set to 10 […]
HDR10 Vs HDR10+ Vs Dolby Vision – Do the Differences Matter?
When we want to watch content, we obviously want it to be of the highest possible quality. For that reason, we purchase TVs which are larger and boast a bigger, but not often better, resolution. One of the parts of that HD experience is the dynamic range. When we watch videos and play games in […]
Advanced GPU Overclocking – BIOS Power Limit Tweaking
Overclocking your parts has become a natural step in setting up your PC for maximum performance, and although it is not necessary since a lot of the new parts are already almost maxed out from the factory, my philosophy is that if I paid for the entire GPU I will use all of it. GPU […]
VirusTotal – Quick Online Malware Scanning Tool. Is It Good?
A very good habit of anyone that is browsing the web is to check every single file they download onto their machine to make sure it does not contain any malicious code. Malware infections are extremely common and the consequences can vary from high CPU usage to your data being stolen. Getting rid of infected […]
How to Share Your Clips Quickly
Once you got your recording/clipping settings tuned and you have trimmed your clip to the perfect size, you just need to find a way to share it with your friends quickly without losing video quality. There are different approaches to the sharing methods but here are some of the most effective ways I have found […]
Quick Lossless Video and Audio Editing
If you like recording footage of your gameplay, you have probably realized that the best clips are the ones that get straight into the action and are cropped perfectly to emphasize the action or the special moment you have captured. Dealing with clips that are a bit too long (or with hours of footage) becomes […]
OBS Replay Buffer – The Best Clipping Tool
There are many tools (NVIDIA Shadowplay, AMD Re:Live, Medal.tv, etc) out there that allow you to clip parts of your gameplay so you can save your sick plays. The problem with these solutions is that people keep having issues with their recordings being low quality, corrupted files, missing files, degraded game performance, etc. These issues […]