How to Benchmark Hardware on Linux with 7z LZMA Compression

By | November 28, 2022

The 7z LZMA benchmark runs dummy compression and decompression tasks to measure the overall performance of the system. It reports measurements in MIPS (million instructions per second) which give an idea of the computer’s raw processing power counting all factors. 7z LZMA compression is a multi-threaded work-load. This means that it can utilise multiple cores… Read More »

How to monitor cpu power consumption in watts on Ubuntu

By | November 19, 2022

So recently I was looking for a command to check the live power consumption of cpu in watts. I tried different commands like powertop, powerstat, lm-sensors but none of them worked properly. lm-sensors did show the temperatures of individual cores of the cpu, but could not display the watts being consumed in realtime. Other commands… Read More »

Acer Aspire 5 A515-45 Review – Ryzen 5500U / 8GB / 512GB SSD – A mediocre machine

By | November 10, 2022

So I recently bought the Acer Aspire A515-45 Ryzen 5 5500U laptop. This laptop will be used for regular tasks, like web browsing, watching youtube videos, editing documents, blogging, taking notes etc. I checked quite a few laptops from other brands as well including Lenovo, MSI and Asus. Finally settled for this one for some… Read More »

Top 8 Best White Gaming Headphones in 2023 – JBL, Steelseries, Razer, Corsair

By | November 10, 2022

A good pair of headphones is a must-have for any gamer who desires an immersive gaming experience either on their laptop, smartphone, or game console. Now, finding the perfect headphones for you depends on several factors, including your lifestyle, preferences, and budget. However, some things you must consider before you get a pair of headphones… Read More »

Top 8 Best Laptops with 144Hz Display in 2023 – Acer/Asus/MSI, 16GB Ram, Intel i7

By | November 18, 2022

Most standard laptops for office and professional use are equipped with displays with 60/75 Hz refresh rates. However when it comes to gaming, 60-75 Hz refresh rate is just not enough specially for first person fast shooting games like Fortnite, Valorant etc. So gaming laptops started providing higher refresh rates like 120Hz, 144Hz, and 165Hz…. Read More »

The 8 Best Laptops with 4K Display in 2023 – 13.3″/15.6″, 16GB Ram, Touch-screen

By | November 18, 2022

Laptops with 4K displays are among the latest trends in the portable tech industry in 2021. Compared to its predecessor, the 1080p or Full High Definition, 4K display is exactly four times the pixel count. Backed with powerful CPUs like 10th/11th gen i7 and GPUs, these new laptops can support resolutions of 3840×2160 pixels also… Read More »