Gaming Hardware Guides

Hardware guides for anything gaming related. Tutorials for game consoles, technology or anything to do with hardware will be in the list below. New guides will be added regularly.

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Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the first hybrid gaming device, that it is both a handheld gaming device and a home gaming console. Simply inserting the Switch hardware into the docking station will instantly display the game on any HDMI TV making it one of the more unique game consoles on offer. 

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PlayStation 5

PlayStation 5 is an upcoming game console by Sony and is being released as the successor to the Playstation 4. The console is set to release in the holiday season of 2020

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Xbox Series

The Xbox series console is the successor to the Xbox One. The console comes in two variations. The Xbox Series S and The Xbox Series X

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PS5 NAT Type Bug

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For those who are trying to get NAT type 1 on the PS5, you may find that it is impossible. There are a lot of people on Reddit who are reporting the same issue. Having done some testing with the...
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How To Copy PS5 Game Captures To USB

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The PlayStation 5 has a robust game capture system, similar to what the PS4 had. The issue that a lot of people have is finding where it is! We have the capture button on the Dualsense, but where do you...
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How To Fix PS5 Remote Play Lag

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Remote Play is a fairly old feature for PlayStation. It was introduced for the PS3 and would allow you to play games on your PSP. It sucked and since then the feature has been a bit of a background feature...
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How To Fix Voice Chat Lag On PS5

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When you are in a party with friends, a small amount of delay between you talking and the other player receiving it can be massively frustrating. Unfortunately, it is a common problem and it is still a problem with the...
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How To View Trophy Collection On PS5

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Since trophies exploded in popularity on the Playstation 3, they have become a major part of PlayStation Network. Trophies were front and centre of the menu on the PS4 but are oddly vacant from the main UI on the PlayStation...
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Fixing PS5 Failed NAT Type

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We all hope for at least NAT type 2 and for those willing to go the extra mile, type 1. When you run a network test on your PS5 and it comes back to tell you that you have a...
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Xbox Hard Drive Troubleshooting Guide Series X/S

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One of the really cool features you can make use of with the Xbox Series X is the ability to store and run games from an external hard drive. This allows you to very cheaply expand the storage you have...
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How To Get NAT Type 1 On PS5

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Online gaming generally works well for most of the time. Sometimes you just get days where your network wants to get in the way of all your fun. The problem boils down to firewalls. This can block you from joining...
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Where To Find PS5 Capture Gallery

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Back in the days of the PS4, the capture gallery sat comfortably on the home menu for you to use whenever you wish. All of your screenshots and videos were there to view or copy to another location. With the...
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PlayStation 5 Power Consumption

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In terms of physical size, the PlayStation 5 is one of the biggest game consoles we have seen. Its unusual shape might hide this, but the system is pretty damn big! The system also packs a punch in terms of...