[Review] HP Stream 11-ak0040nr: Not For Power Users

Pros
  • 64 GB of eMMC Storage
  • Up to 13 hours of battery life
  • Ample Connectivity
  • Compact and lightweight design
Cons
  • HD display
  • Non-upgradable RAM & Storage
Not everyone requires a state-of-the-art laptop that features all the latest bells and whistles. Some people really just want a laptop for the occasional usage of reading emails, surfing the web, and keeping up with social media.

It's with that in mind that HP has managed to achieve great popularity over the years on its Stream lineup. A lineup of compact, entry-level laptops with great battery life that features the necessary specs to get on with your basic everyday tasks I've listed above. Today we examine one such laptop, the HP Stream 11-ak0040nr.

This 11-inch laptop has managed to climb on the best-selling charts thanks to its balanced specs and low price point. However, it's hardly for everyone, and in this review of the HP Stream 11-ak0040nr we explore precisely who it's for.

HP 15-eg0025nr Memory/RAM Upgrade Tutorial With Pictures

When it comes down to upgrading the RAM on a laptop, many people might think it's a daunting, time-consuming task. However, fortunately for you, that's really not the case and it's actually one of the easiest upgrades one can perform on a laptop. More so on the HP 15-eg0025nr which doesn't feature any "eccentricities" that we should be aware of - soldered RAM, LED ribbon cables, etc.-. 

Overall, the HP 15-eg0025nr, which we actually reviewed late last year, is a great laptop that features a solid set of internals. However, while 16 GB might be enough for most users, for serious power users it will fall short and they will benefit from upgrading to either 32 or 64 GB worth of RAM. Today I'm going to walk you through this step-by-step guide on how to upgrade this laptop's memory. 

Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R19L SSD Upgrade/Installation Tutorial

    

A while back we talked about how to upgrade the RAM on the Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R19L. The Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R19L has quickly become a staple of the best-selling student laptops thanks to its balanced specs and competitive price point. Today, however, we're here to teach you how to upgrade the storage on this notebook, something many of you might be considering due to the fact that the laptop only features 128 GB worth of storage space. 

It's a relatively straightforward procedure for which you are going to need the SSD/HDD caddy screws that come with the laptop, as well as the connector and ribbon cable that you'll find within the notebook itself. Without further ado, let's get started with the upgrade!

Acer Aspire 5 A515-44-R93G Memory/RAM Upgrade Tutorial



Upgrading your Acer Aspire 5 A515-44-R93G's RAM is a great way to improve its performance. While this student laptop has garnered a decent reputation and boasts a nice set of specs, if you really want to make the most out of it you're going to have to install more memory since 4 GB simply isn't going to cut it. 

Today we tackle just that in this step-by-step guide where we walk you through the process of upgrading the RAM. 

A process that's going to take you all of 5 minutes and is going to substantially improve the laptop's performance by allowing you to multitask without lagging as well as use more memory-intensive software. Without further ado, let's get on with it!

Asus ROG Strix G15 G513 Quick Storage Upgrade Guide

        

We've recently talked about how you would go about and upgrade the RAM on the ASUS ROG Strix G15 G513. However, while this may be a top priority for many users, you might also be interested in upgrading the storage on this unit. Specifically, unlike most mid-range laptops, this gaming laptop offers the user an empty NVMe slot to easily expand the storage. Today I'm going to walk you through the fundamentals of how to go about and do just that. 

ASUS ROG Strix G15 G513 RAM/Memory Upgrade in 5 minutes

When it comes to gaming laptops RAM is extremely important, the more RAM your laptop has, the better it can handle AAA games. However, though laptop memory is critical, many manufacturers will opt for giving the user the ability to upgrade the RAM to their liking whilst delivering a model with just enough memory to work properly. 

Such is the case with Asus's more affordable models within the ROG STRIX G15 lineup. But not to fear, today I'm going to walk you through the process of upgrading the RAM on the Asus ROG Strix G15 G513. Are you ready? Then let's get cracking!

[Review] HP 15-ef2025nr: Balanced & Affordable with a Punch

 

Pros
  • Decent Battery Life
  • Upgradable RAM and Storage
  • Extensive connectivity options
  • Powerful octa-core CPU
Cons
  • No backlit keyboard
  • No Full HD Display
Finding the perfect mid-range laptop is no easy task. A laptop that's too expensive won't provide enough value and a cheap one will come with too many compromises. HP has recently released the new HP 15-ef2025nr which is aimed directly towards those looking for a solid mid-range unit.

HP's new laptop is one of the first units to arrive with Windows 11 right out of the box and also features a generous storage capacity, decent RAM, and a powerful AMD processor. However, the laptop isn't without its faults, mainly its HD display. Today we tackle everything you need to know about this notebook to help you decide if this is the right laptop for you or if you're better off elsewhere.

Who is this laptop for?

=>Students: This laptop is ideal for students. The processor, RAM, and SSD are powerful enough to run most programs thrown at it while the battery life is over 7 hours which means you won't have to look for a power supply in your bag or next to whatever desk you're studying at.

=>Home Office users: This laptop is perfect for home office usage. The same applies to students who need a laptop they can comfortably work from at home while still offering solid performance and decent battery life so you don't have to keep looking for a wall socket nearby.

=>Business professionals: This laptop is also suitable for business professionals who need something powerful and reliable without having to spend more than $1000 on a thin and light laptop. While the display is not the sharpest, this laptop features excellent connectivity options, solid performance, and decent battery life so it's perfect for those working in an office environment that requires them to do some typing from time to time.

HP 15-ef2025nr RAM Upgrade Tutorial in 5 Minutes or Less

When it comes to student laptops that feature a solid balance of specs and an affordable price there simply aren't all that many models in the market. We've previously tackled the Acer Aspire 5 A515-46-R3UB, as well as the popular HP 14a-ca0023nr

However, if there's one feature that students appreciate on a laptop it's the possibility to upgrade the internals depending on your needs. Such is the case of the HP 15-ef2025nr that brings us here today. Specifically, while this HP model lands with a decent 8 GB worth of RAM, the company allows us to upgrade the memory to a whopping 32 GB if we wish to. Today we're going to walk you through the process in this guide of the HP 15-ef2025nr RAM upgrade. 

Don't worry, you don't need to be a certified geek to perform this upgrade, with the guidance of one such as myself you can do it.

Dell Latitude 15 3510 (2020 edition) RAM Upgrade Tutorial

When it comes to laptop performance, one of the most important upgrades is the RAM. Better RAM can really boost your laptop's performance, improving on areas such as multitasking, boot time, and more. 

However, as you might have noticed, most manufacturers these days don't ship laptops with ample memory, leaving it up to the user to upgrade the memory on their laptop to make the most out of their device. Such is the case with the Dell Inspiron 3510 (2020 edition). Today we're going to make an easy step-by-step guide on how to upgrade the RAM on the Dell Inspiron 3510 (2020).

 It's important to note that this tutorial refers to the 2020 edition of this laptop. There's a 2021 model for whom we will be performing another tutorial though, in essence, it's a fairly similar process, the only thing that changes in the case of the more modern version is the disposition of the internals.

HP 15s-fq0200nd Review: The Best Student Laptop on a Budget

Buying an entry-level notebook is no easy task in the Netherlands, especially when there are many options to choose from. However, HP's new 15s-fq0200nd laptop might just be the perfect option for you if you're on a tight budget but don't want to end up buying yourself a fancy paperweight.

It has everything that a casual user needs in a notebook without being overkill or lacking essential features. Today we're going to dig into this model and find out everything you need to know about the HP 15s-fq0200nd on sale.

Who's it for?

=> Students: If you don't need a powerhouse notebook because you're only going to use your laptop to browse the internet, stream movies and edit documents then this is a great option. Couple that with a lightweight design you can easily place on your bike and you've got your next student laptop.

=> Writers: Looking for a portable device that also features a standard keyboard? Then this is the way to go!

=> Small Business Owners: If you're in need of a notebook to keep track of billing, do invoices and update your social media channels with news about your business then this notebook is a shoo-in.