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Is a Steam Deck better than a PC? | (9 Key Highlights)

From times when we were in the awe of what a SNES, SEGA, PS was able to produce, we sure have come too far too quickly. The latest iteration into all that gaming jazz you keep hearing about is what Valve refers to as Steam Deck. So, what exactly is Steam Deck, how does it fare against other popular consoles, how is it different, and whether is it worth your time and money is something…

Can a Graphics Card be too Powerful for a Motherboard?

You know what my first PC was like. Intel Pentium 4 with 128 MB of RAM. Oh, and by the way, it was a second-hand PC that I got from a college professor. I used to play NFS 2 and IGI. Only later after increasing the RAM to 256 MB, I also started coding on it using visual basic. Ah, the good old days. If in those days you would have told me that 32GB…

Why Are Gaming Mice So Expensive? Best Budget Gaming Mice!

So, why are gaming mice so expensive? Before I answer that question, let me tell you why the question is so relevant. You see if you are keen enough to notice patterns you will see that whatever product has a gaming tag associated with it, demands a premium price. I have been talking about this for so long in so many of my previous posts. I will enlist each of them below. The thing is…

Do Quiet Mechanical Keyboards Exist? | Best Quiet Mechanical Keyboards

Somewhere on one of the forums that I continuously visit a person asked a very important question. He said, I write a lot so what is the best investment I can do to enhance my writing. I straight away answered, get a nice mechanical keyboard. I received a lot of appreciation you could say for suggesting something so simple and obvious. However, a few days back the same guy replied to me, man I got…

Are Membrane Keyboards Good for Gaming? | Top Keyboards to Buy!

In one of my previous articles, I said I think monitors are like these magical windows that open up a whole new world for you. Well, if monitors are windows, keyboards and mice are your accessories with which you create, control, and access this world. I am glad that I chose to start the article the way I did because the next context I am bringing up is gaming. The very way games are created…

Should I Get A Gaming Chair or Ergonomic Chair?

Before I go ahead and talk about gaming chairs and whether one should get a gaming chair or ergonomic chair, let me talk about the importance of having a nice comfortable chair. Because for some weird reason we seem to overlook one of the most important aspects when it comes to using computers or gadgets for that matter. Our eyes and our backs. And I don’t know whether it is greed or just plain white…


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Can You Edit Off A NAS? 5 Video Editing Server Tips!

It’s so strange and oddly mesmerizing how owning a handy-cam was an option chosen by a few just a few years ago. Camera was an exclusive accessory that you bought and used for special occasions. Fast forward to the current day, and every pocket has a camera in it. Couple that with what we call the internet and the sheer video production that the world is seeing, and all this is nothing short of phenomenal….

Top 10 Creative Uses For Old Gaming Laptops!

Today let me show you 10 different uses for old gaming laptops that I am pretty sure will help you put that old-timer to good use. I have on many occasions here on Yantraas told you what to do with old pc parts. To be honest with you, I really enjoy writing these reuse, recycle, eco-friendly type articles. It makes me feel I am contributing towards something good in a very small yet significant way….

Do Xbox Controllers Work On A PC? | Best Controllers for PC?

To the many who engage in PC vs Console wars, I have to say there is really no point fighting. No, no this isn’t me being diplomatic. You see the important thing is to be very clear with what your needs are. If you have your work-related stuff sorted out and you already have a PC at your home for general stuff, having a console does actually make a lot of sense. And similarly, if…

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects Ideas Without Hardware For Beginners!

I have already done so many applications of raspberry pi here on Yantraas. And the interesting part about all of these articles is that they are all dependent on external hardware. While having an external dependency on hardware was the demand of the topic under discussion. But you also need to be aware of the fact that there are many creative ways in which you can use the pi. One such arena of application is…

How To Make A Simple Amplifier With Transistor? | With Circuit Diagram

Hey fellas! How’ve you been? I hope you are doing good and staying safe out there. Today I have an interesting project for y’all. In this article let me teach you how to make a simple amplifier with a transistor. It’s not difficult but it’s very appealing. See for some reason when I first heard of the word amplifier in my high school, I immediately thought of a big speaker box. Only later did I…

Can Raspberry Pi Run Plex? | Build A Raspberry Pi Plex Server!

When it comes to a device like raspberry pi, I will tell you one thing. It is hard to top the versatility that a Raspberry Pi offers. And with the upgraded Raspberry Pi 4 that we have in our hands, the extent to which you can deploy a raspberry pi keeps on expanding. A raspberry pi’s tiny form factor and low power draw make it ideal for server-grade deployments. In this article, let me cover…


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Why Are Gaming Mice So Expensive? Best Budget Gaming Mice!

So, why are gaming mice so expensive? Before I answer that question, let me tell you why the question is so relevant. You see if you are keen enough to notice patterns you will see that whatever product has a gaming tag associated with it, demands a premium price. I have been talking about this for so long in so many of my previous posts….

Do Quiet Mechanical Keyboards Exist? | Best Quiet Mechanical Keyboards

Somewhere on one of the forums that I continuously visit a person asked a very important question. He said, I write a lot so what is the best investment I can do to enhance my writing. I straight away answered, get a nice mechanical keyboard. I received a lot of appreciation you could say for suggesting something so simple and obvious. However, a few days…

Can You Edit Off A NAS? 5 Video Editing Server Tips!

It’s so strange and oddly mesmerizing how owning a handy-cam was an option chosen by a few just a few years ago. Camera was an exclusive accessory that you bought and used for special occasions. Fast forward to the current day, and every pocket has a camera in it. Couple that with what we call the internet and the sheer video production that the world…

Can I Use An Old Power Supply For A New PC? Or Do I Need A New One?

So, do you need a new power supply or will an old power supply work with a new computer? I am surprised that such an important question is discussed so little. Choosing the right power supply is a very crucial part of a pc building process. What’s even more surprising is that when it comes to prioritizing pc parts, a power supply finds a back…

Top 10 Creative Uses For Old Gaming Laptops!

Today let me show you 10 different uses for old gaming laptops that I am pretty sure will help you put that old-timer to good use. I have on many occasions here on Yantraas told you what to do with old pc parts. To be honest with you, I really enjoy writing these reuse, recycle, eco-friendly type articles. It makes me feel I am contributing…

Do Xbox Controllers Work On A PC? | Best Controllers for PC?

To the many who engage in PC vs Console wars, I have to say there is really no point fighting. No, no this isn’t me being diplomatic. You see the important thing is to be very clear with what your needs are. If you have your work-related stuff sorted out and you already have a PC at your home for general stuff, having a console…

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