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Acer Helios 300 GPU overclocking mod–overclocking Nvidia 1060 GPU

Acer Helios 300 GPU overclocking mod (1)

A user has modded his Acer Predator Helios 300 in a way that he is able to disable the throttling of its Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card. After overclocking, the laptop is able to run cool even at 1.05v and 1890MHz. While this is not crazy to do extreme overclocking in a desktop, it is a great feat for a gaming laptop like Acer Helios 300.

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Lenovo Y700 touchpad not working: windows 10 with build 1703 will make Y700 touchpad stop working

Lenovo Y700 touchpad not working

Do you own a Lenovo Y700 gaming laptop and its touchpad stopped working? You are not alone and your touchpad hardware is not faulty. Blame the latest windows 10 build 1703 for that. Fortunately, the Lenovo Y700 touchpad problem is easy to solve. First, click Win + I to open Settings. Then, click Update & Security > Recovery > Advanced startup > Restart now > Troubleshoot. If you do not get the option to go back to the previous build, that is ok. Just restore the system and touchpad and its driver will start working.

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MSI Vortex G25 specifications: MSI Vortex G25 compact gaming desktop PC

MSI Vortex G25 specifications

MSI Vortex G25 is a compact gaming laptop that features the new Intel Core i7 8700 coffeelake processor. This gaming desktop PC features an Intel Z370 motherboard and hexa core, 12 thread chipset. The new processor is a part of Intel’s new 8th generation processor lineup and MSI claims that you will get upto 40-percent boost in performance. The MSI Vortex G25 is so small and compact that you can use any VESA mount to mount it behind a monitor. It features latest PCI-E Gen 3.0 x4 bandwidth with NVMe technology on single M.2 SSD for faster performance.

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Supported Nvidia Whisper Mode Graphic cards: Activate Nvidia Whisper Mode on Laptop by downloading GeForce experience

Supported Nvidia Whisper Mode Graphic cards

Which graphic cards are supported by Nvidia Whisper mode? Not all graphics cards by Nvidia are supported. Basically, those graphics cards that make are based on Nvidia Pascal architecture. So this includes Geforce GTX 1080, 1070, 1060, 1050Ti and 1050. Nvidia Whisper Mode is an ultra efficient mode that makes your laptop run quieter while gaming. This works by intelligently pacing the game’s frame rate while simultaneously configuring the graphics settings for optimal power-efficiency.

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RAM Overclocking in Laptop: How to overclock memory in laptops?

RAM Overclocking in Laptop

In this guide, we will show you how to do RAM overclocking in laptop. The instructions given below work with most laptops but if you have a 4th generation Intel laptop, this overclocking guide may not work. We will be hacking the first 128 bytes of data that is used to store the RAM settings including their clock speed. If one is able to unlock this portion, you can hack it to run at higher JEDEC speed. Modifying this portion is risky and you may experience write problems so do not yell at us if something goes wrong. We will be making use of XMP profiles to overclock RAM in laptop.

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Purism Librem 13 15 Linux Laptops now easier to buy

Purism laptops were launched back in 2015 as a crowd funding campaign. The company sells free and open source laptops that come in 13 inch and 15 inch flavors. The demand for its laptops has grown multifold over the past few years for its Librem 13 and Librem 15 laptops. Purism says that the company is manufacturing enough laptops that its users would not have to wait for their favorite laptop model for months since they are available without few weeks after purchase date.

Purism Librem 13 15

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Huawei Matebook D review, photos and YouTube video

Huawei Matebook D was unveiled at an event in Berlin. While it is yet to be launched in Italy, you will be able to find it in other European markets for 799 euro. Our friends at notebookitalia have done a review of Huawei Matebook D. The frame of the Huawei Matebook D is made of monobloc aluminum alloy with CNC cutting. It has thickness of mere 16.9mm and weight of 1.9kg. While it is not as pretty as Huawei Matebook X, it has all the technical features you will ever need.

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