Nvidia Max-Q vs Normal GPUs: Which is better?

Nvidia Max-Q

Nvidia Max-Q is a technology for gaming laptops to make them thinner and quieter. If you are in the market looking for a gaming laptop and wish to have one with a slim design and long battery life, then the Max-Q technology might be just what you’re looking for. The term Max-Q is inspired by aerospace designs, but it’s no rocket science to understand in this context. Max-Q designs for mobile GPUs were first introduced

HDMI 2.1 vs DisplayPort 1.4 Comparison

HDMI 2.1 vs DisplayPort 1.4

DisplayPort has offered better performance compared to the rest of the display interface standards since forever. This is all set to change with HDMI 2.1 though. The new HDMI standard offers a substantial improvement over its previous iteration. In such a scenario, it is easy for consumers to get confused between these two display standards. So this article will highlight the strengths and weaknesses of both the display standards and help you understand how these

Fast Charging Explained: The Necessary Evil

Fast Charging Explained

Remember the days when you had to leave your phone on charge for hours? Smartphones even with low battery capacities used to take over 3 hours to charge. The times have changed now, and we have started seeing smartphones with humongous battery capacities and great charging speeds. In this article, we will discuss the working of Fast Charging in depth. It is a technology found on a lot of mid-range and high-end smartphones. It helps

DDR4 vs LPDDR4x RAM: What’s the difference?


You might have come across the term LPDDR4x or LPDDR5 RAM while browsing the specification of a Smartphone or a Laptop. So what exactly is LPDDR Memories and how do they differ from traditional DDR memories? Let’s find out. There have been numerous groundbreaking innovations in the field of computer memories. We now have cutting edge technologies such as HBM (High-Bandwidth Memory), GDDR, and LPDDR. While DDR Memory is an excellent choice for High-Performance devices

PCIe 4 vs PCIe 3: Do you need Gen 4 in 2020?

PCIE 4 vs PCIE 3

Since Nvidia’s upcoming RTX 3000 Series Graphics Cards will be using the new PCIe 4.0 interface, many people are skeptical if their old PCIe Gen 3 Motherboards will be a cause of the bottleneck. PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) is a kind of serial interface present on all the modern motherboards. Graphics cards, Storage Devices (NVMe), Capture Cards, and Network Cards are some of the devices that can be interfaced via a PCI Expres slot.

IPS vs VA vs TN: Which Panel is the Best?

IPS vs VA vs TN Panel

Are you looking to buy a new Monitor but confused about whether you should go for IPS, TN, or a VA Monitor? We are here to clear all your doubts. There are dozens of things that you have to consider before purchasing a new monitor. The variety of different display technologies have left consumers more confused than ever. With the new generations of Nvidia and AMD GPUs hitting the market and advancements in the display

Ray Tracing in Games: How does it work?

Ray Tracing Explained

Ray tracing technique was implemented back in 1980 when an American electrical engineer J. Turner Whitted described it as a novel method to compute 2D images of 3D objects. In the paper “An improved illumination model for shaded display”, published in Communications of the ACM magazine, Whitted explained the concept of ray-tracing along with some other things like anti-aliasing that we still use up to this day. For those looking for a quick glance, here

WiFi 6 Explained: Should you switch?

WiFi 6

WiFi 6 is the latest standard of WiFi technology and a direct successor to the Wi-Fi 5.  It comes with a lot of new features and improvements over WiFi 5. In this article, we are going to discuss this technology in-depth and try to get a better overview of the things that matter the most. We are going to limit our discussion to only the three most recent WiFi standards. WiFi is a family of

USB Type-C vs Thunderbolt Port: How are they different?

USB Type-C vs Thunderbolt

There is a lot of confusion regarding the USB Type-C port and the Thunderbolt port. As the differences between the ports are not as apparent as some other ports, it is not so easy to differentiate between them with just a visual inspection.  So how similar or different are these ports? Do you need a device that supports USB Type-C or Thunderbolt standard? There are some of the questions which we are going to answer

Nvidia CUDA Cores Explained: How are they different?

Nvidia CUDA Cores

Nvidia calls its parallel processing platform CUDA. While CUDA Cores are the processing units inside a GPU just like AMD’s Stream Processors. CUDA is an abbreviation for Compute Unified Device Architecture. It is a name given to the parallel processing platform and API which is used to access the Nvidia GPUs instruction set directly. Unlike DirectX and OpenGL, CUDA does not require developers to understand the complicated graphics programming language; it just works on popular