Jul 302012

If you are looking for the best video card for gaming within your budget look no further. Whether you are playing Diablo 3, Battlefield 3, Skyrim or something else there is a video card for your budget. Please note all prices are US dollars. We will be doing these guides every 6 months or so (Summer and Winter).

Please note that exact prices will likely fluctuate depending when you are reading this article.

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Jul 252012

Monitor calibration is something ignored by 99% of computer users. Ignorance is bliss, but if you are a photographer or you create other forms of visual media and art on your computer properly calibrating your monitor can ensure that your work will appear properly on as many screens as possible. If you do not do these things but still wish to ensure you view things as the artist intended, then read on.

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Jul 232012

The performance of notebooks, particularly gaming notebooks, has slowly but surely been catching up to their desktop counterparts. We are at the point now where a high-end gaming notebook is only about 2 generations behind in performance compared to a desktop PC with similar specs.

The 17.3″ Asus G75 (and its little brother the 15.6″ G55) feature the latest Ivy Bridge processors and (depending on the model) nVidia Kepler or Fermi based GPUs. The G75 is built upon the same successful design of the G73 and G74 series but there have been some significant changes.

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Jul 132012

The Asus Dark Knight is currently Asus’ top of the line consumer router. If Bruce Wayne had a router, it would probably be this one. No, there is no official affiliation with this router and the Dark Knight films but you can’t argue with the name. Asus recently had great success with their “Black Diamond” router, the RT-N56u, but this one is aimed to impress even more.

The cost of this router is not exactly chump change so I’ll be taking a look at its features and performance so you can determine if it’s worth your money.

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Jul 032012

The Asus G75 and G55 series gaming notebooks build upon the same successful design that Asus originally released with their G53/G73 and G74 series. The chassis looks mostly the same but each new series has the benefit of using newer generation CPUs and GPUs. Let’s take a closer look at these notebooks and analyze the differences. Both notebooks come in a huge variety of models depending on your region.


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