Laptops manufacturers typically try to strike a balance between power, battery life, and heat concerns for a device’s default settings. Since everyone uses their laptops differently, though, your machine’s power settings as-shipped could potentially bottleneck its performance when gaming or editing media.
Shopping for an Intel processor is no joke. There are enough that it can be confusing to buy the right one for your needs, whether you’re gaming, working, doing video editing, need something you can overclock, and so on. Luckily this video and spreadsheet — from Linus of LinusTechTips fame — breaks it all down…