Do not even think about buying a Core i9 for gaming equipment

Core i9

The announcement of the launch of the Intel Core i9 that came a few days ago put the interesting things in a battle in which megahertz gave way to cores. Suddenly we found micros that would reach 10 to 18 colors, something amazing. Amazing … but not for all areas. Intel’s response to AMD processors also focused on this parallelism is interesting in some scenarios, but the analysis that has appeared in several media makes…

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Turning your mobile into a laptop is possible: Mirabook and Superbook prove it!

Mirabook

Attempts to make your smartphone work like a desktop PC or laptop take time to market. Motorola Atrix tried him for years, and then came ambitious ideas, which Canonical had to leave – Microsoft with its Lumia 950 / XL and Samsung finally, that DEX raises a really promising alternative. These projects are not the only ones in search of convergence and that a mobile is much more than a mobile. In fact in recent months we have seen launches such…

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Desktop PCs and Laptops Gaming in 2017: Play in 4K and 144 Hz is the Challenge

Gaming in 2017

It is true that PCs and laptops have been selling for years and that even the gaming segment cannot stop the unstoppable growth of smartphone sales. That does not mean that we are facing the best era of desktop computers and laptops, something that is demonstrated especially with components that make playing in these teams is now more than ever a delight. These are the realities and trends of a…

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What are teraflops and what exactly do they measure?

teraflops

Sony and Microsoft are on the accelerator of the game consoles, and in this frantic battle to see who gets the most powerful there is a term that keeps repeating itself: the Teraflops. In fact, we could almost say that it has become a kind of new standard to measure the performance of consoles. That is why today we are going to try to explain to you what FLOPS are…

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Ryzen 1800X vs i7-7700K: Ashes of Singularity optimized for performance testing

performance testing

Of the performance of the new Ryzen processors, the most controversial of the first tests with Ryzen 7 has undoubtedly been the behavior with games. Especially at 1080p, the set of Ryzen 7 processors is somewhat below expectations compared to Intel, which shows that in IPC is still above AMD. With DX12 and Vulkan the difference is cut enough. AMD promised to improve the results with game optimization and Ashes…

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PC with AMD Ryzen or Intel 7th generation, upgrading Windows 7 / 8.1 gets very difficult

AMD-Ryzen-or-Intel-7th-generation

For more than a year, we have known that the new generations of Intel and AMD processors would not get along well with older editions of Windows. If you want to use Windows 7 or Windows 8 / 8.1 with these processors you can do so, but there is no official support for those systems either by Microsoft or by AMD or Intel : all “recommend” using Windows 10 based…

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