Working with web browsers, productivity tools, and other tasks can usually be better accomplished with higher resolutions, but what about games? Higher resolutions require an immense amount of graphics processing power, so what should you be aiming for when looking at a new display? Display resolutions One of the major factors to consider when choosing a new display is the resolution. 1080p is the most popular configuration used today, but 1440p and 4K are slowly acquiring market share. Here are the resolutions we'll be working with when selecting a new monitor (or TV if you wish to get into couch gaming): 1280 x 720 - HD / 720p. 1920 x 1080 - FHD (Full HD) / 1080p. 2560 x 1440 - QHD/WQHD (Quad HD) / 1440p. 3840 x 2160 - UHD (Ultra HD) / 4K 2160p. 7680×4320 - FUHD (Full Ultra HD) / 8K 4320p. Best gaming monitors The 4K resolution is considered the successor to 1080p. It doubles the horizontal and vertical resolution, so you can begin to understand just what's being asked of your … [Read more...] about 1080p vs. 1440p vs. 4K: Which resolution is best for gaming?
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The awesome operating system Linux is free and open source. As such, there are thousands of different ‘flavours’ available – and some types of Linux such as Ubuntu are generic and meant for many different uses. But security-conscious users will be pleased to know that there are also a number of Linux distributions (distros) specifically designed for privacy. They can help to keep your data safe through encryption and operating in a ‘Live’ mode where no data is written to your hard drive in use.These are the best Linux training providers and online courses in 2018Other distros focus on penetration testing (pen-testing) – these come with tools actually used by hackers which you can use to test your network’s security. In this article, we’re going to highlight 10 of the best offerings when it comes to both privacy and security.5 of the most popular Raspberry Pi distros7 best Linux distros: which one is right for you?5 of the most … [Read more...] about The best Linux distro for privacy and security in 2018
I know its a Freesync Monitor but it was the ONLY NEW(Not Refurbished) 1440p 144Hz Monitor on Newegg for $300 or less. Monoprice 24-inch WQHD 144Hz $242 https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA8SV7434952 It was a great monitor when it came out about a year or so ago and is still a great choice. Here is a great alternative: (Refurbished)Pixio PX276 27" Wide Screen Bezel-less Display 1440p Gaming Monitor Professional Adaptive Sync 144Hz $299: https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIAB717894218 Still a great monitor, little bigger then the cheaper one above, IPS screen so it has better color accuracy over the VA panel above. The bottom monitor is the one I would get if I had to choose between the two options I gave. … [Read more...] about Best 1440p monitor
Microsoft's Surface Book 2 is undeniably one of the most impressive modular laptops on the market, and its display — available in two sizes — is absolutely gorgeous. However, there are plenty of times when extra screen real estate can make a big difference in productivity, and if you have room for a workstation, you might be looking for some external monitor suggestions. I've rounded up here the best for a variety of budgets and usage scenarios. Note: Consider the Surface Dock (about $200) for easy hookup of external monitors to your Surface Book 2. You can likewise have a look at the Surface USB-C to HDMI adapter (about $40) for a cheaper alternative. See at Microsoft Store Dell Gaming S2716DG With up to an NVIDIA GTX 1060 graphics card (GPU) in the 15-inch Surface Book 2, you might be interested in some gaming while you're not hard at work. In that case, check out Dell's S2716DG monitor with G-Sync technology (about $570). It was chosen as our top pick for a G-Sync … [Read more...] about Best External Monitors for Surface Book 2 in 2018
CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter!Today is a dry, dry, dry day for deals, my friends. Sure, I could cough up another drone, another mobile charger, another $8 set of Bluetooth sport earbuds (with promo code OAGPJFJK). Meh.But every day needs a deal -- it says so in my contract -- which is why I've literally spent hours trying to find something, anything, that's new, exciting or at least crazy-cheap.No luck. Instead, I bring you something boring, utilitarian and only generically cheap: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Newegg has the Asus VZ239H frameless 23-inch LED desktop monitor for $89.99 shipped. That's after redeeming a $20 mail-in rebate (PDF). Which I know made you groan just now. I mean, yeah, this is a pretty good monitor. It's a full-HD … [Read more...] about Expand your desktop with this $89.99 Asus 23-inch IPS monitor