computers

A selection of gaming mini-PCs with discrete graphics cards

A selection of gaming mini-PCs with discrete graphics cards

January 26, 2023

Most commercially available computers in miniature form factors offer buyers the benefit of integrated graphics. And although modern “plugins” allow you to play many old games and even various eSports disciplines, this is still an entry-level solution for the least…

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headphones, soundbars and more

headphones, soundbars and more

For me, Lenovo has always been a manufacturer of laptops and workstations. At work, I was always given a ThinkPad laptop, of course, at first it was IBM, but then it became Lenovo. At my current job, I have a…

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Legendary push-button phones of the early 2000s

Legendary push-button phones of the early 2000s

Everyone once used push-button phones, and someone still uses them. For example, my work phone is Nokia 1100 and I honestly admit that there is already a Chinese battery. But after falling from a height of 4-5 floors, he remained…

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Laptops HP, Lenovo and ASUS returned to Russia for parallel imports

Laptops HP, Lenovo and ASUS returned to Russia for parallel imports

January 25, 2023

Notebooks from foreign brands such as HP, Lenovo and ASUS returned to the Russian market, the supply of which ceased earlier this year amid the withdrawal of companies from the country. Izvestia writes about this with reference to its own…

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Sales of gaming computers in the world grew by 32%, and consoles fell by 30%, but this is not certain

Sales of gaming computers in the world grew by 32%, and consoles fell by 30%, but this is not certain

Sales of gaming computers in unit terms in the world in the first ten months of 2022 increased by 32% compared to the same period last year, TASS reports, citing information from the Chek Index analytical portal. At the same…

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Computer of the Month – November 2022

Computer of the Month – November 2022

This year turned out to be very eventful, but at the same time crumpled. Testlab, the editors, and personally I wanted to reveal as many interesting topics related to gaming hardware as possible, but for obvious reasons, it was not…

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What processor does a gaming PC need?  Part 1 – Mainstream Intel Platforms

What processor does a gaming PC need? Part 1 – Mainstream Intel Platforms

Indeed, in 2022, when self-assembling a gaming system unit, a user is free to choose among three mass platforms from AMD and Intel that support processors of different generations and formats. After all, the conceptgaming pc‘ is quite large. Open…

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What processor does a gaming PC need?  Part 2 – Mainstream AMD AM4 Platform

What processor does a gaming PC need? Part 2 – Mainstream AMD AM4 Platform

Let me remind you that in the first part of the series “What kind of processor does a gaming PC need?” we reviewed the performance of chips for mass platforms Intel LGA1200 and LGA1700. With the help of simple experiments,…

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Results of 2021: computer of the month

Results of 2021: computer of the month

What was it like building a gaming PC in 2021? Summing up, sharing expectations and building timid hopes ⇣ Content At the beginning of each month, “Computer of the Month” is published on our website – an article in which…

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from Apple I to the latest Mac Studio

from Apple I to the latest Mac Studio

Apple has long been a cult company and is arguably the most recognizable tech brand in the world. Presentations and the new Apple products presented at them attract a lot of attention every year. However, here we will not talk…

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