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VSync: What is it? When do you need it?

VSync stands for vertical sync. It’s a graphics technology used in games to improve performance in some cases. In other cases, however, VSync can instead be detrimental to your FPS.

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Gamer’s guide to BIOS settings

A gamer’s bread and butter is generally considered to be talk about the latest games, FPS, and GPUs. However, it’s not rare to find hardcore gamers debating over minute system details and hardware nuances. The refined gamer knows the computer system and what makes it run to near perfection. BIOS settings are not for the faint-hearted, the gamer who has never tinkered around beyond the usual in-game settings and GPU control panel settings.

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What FPS is ideal for gaming?

“May our PCs be cooler, and the framerates higher.” – all PC gamers in unison. It’s indeed the wet dream of any PC gamer to have considerably higher FPS or framerate. 60 FPS gamers want to reach 144. 144 FPS gamers want to graduate to 250+. And all sorts of other FPS brackets in between too. All in all, there’s much talk about FPS and how much of it is necessary or good for PC gaming. That’s what we’ll talk about today.

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Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti vs. 1660: Which one’s better?

Both GPUs have a small price difference. Though the 1650 Ti is generally considered to be better, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Let’s have a look at the heated comparison between the GTX 1660 and the 1650 Ti.

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Is Nvidia GTX 1650 good for gaming?

The GTX 1650 is a decent choice for gaming these days. It’s readily available (as it’s not good for crypto mining) and is faster than many. It’s a sweet Goldilocks zone for affordable 1080p gaming.

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How to optimize internet for online games

Multiplayer, online, or competitive games rely mainly on the internet. Lag, high ping, high latency, disconnects, packet loss, etc. can adversely affect your online experience even though your hardware is efficient. Gamers can try these optimizations to improve the network condition.

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How to manage GPU temperature in a gaming PC?

Heat is the arch-nemesis of PC gamers. If you can tame the heat, you can not only improve the gameplay but increase the lifespan of your GPU (and other hardware). Let’s see how to better manage and control the GPU temperature in a gaming PC.

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How to solve Jindosh Riddle and Lock in Dishonored 2?

The Jindosh Riddle is walkthrough-proof. There’s no one answer. It’s a randomized puzzle where the solution is different for every player. Let’s see how you can best crack it.

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Jedi: Fallen Order – How to unlock, reset, and use the Skill Tree?

The skill tree of Jedi: Fallen Order is very elaborate, allowing you to make your ideal Cal as per your needs and playstyle. However, coming to an understanding of this skill tree is important. In this piece, I’ll be providing a walkthrough of using the skill tree effectively for maximum impact.

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The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening tips for beginners

A reflection of the older Link’s Awakening, the 2019 game was another milestone, almost a trendsetter in many ways. Here are some vital tips and tricks for the beginner.