Can someone help me with a laptop review template?

EquineHero

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I have my own YouTube channel wher eI post tech, gaming, and food related content. It's been 5 days since my last uplaod because I haven't done anything noteworthy.

I want to do a review of my HP EliteBook 8540p, but have no clue where I should start.

Does anyone know of a template or format I should start with? I was gonna copy Linus Tech Tips format.
 

Rdslw

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1. First impresions and box,
2. hardware -> compare to older or other on same tier
3. keyboard touchpad screen ?
4. battery
5. extras
something like this:
my bet ? read this :
https://www.cnet.com/topics/laptops/products/
https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2369981,00.asp
note stuff that they point out and what they ommit. Take your "typical reader" and ask if this is important -> yes/no. (for example if you review macbook air, most users will ignore CPU, for them its enough it has a CPU.
 

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the monitor and keyboard are the most interacted devices. set particular focus here. display settings, hinge feel, keyboard ease of use, are the keys too small for a larger person, key travel, etc.

 

EquineHero

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I watched Linus's review on the Dell XPS 15 and took basic notes.

Here are the things in the order they appeared:

Comparison with another laptop from previous gen
Bezel size
Visuals and feel OOTB
First impressions OOTB
Screen basics
View angles (for IPS, etc)
Screen clarity
I/O variety
Specs + price
Benchmarks (gaming, etc)
Temperatures (while tasking)
Fan noise
Keyboard flex
Keystroke feel and sound
Number pad, if present
Trackpad feel and use
Upgrades, if any
Speaker quality
Webcam quality if any
body Construction
Overview and final verdict

Are those good points? My subscribers are a mixed batch, I usually do budget used laptop reviews if I review anything.

Here's what I have so far. I haven't run any benchmarks except Skyrim.
https://docs.google.com/document/d/13AZLhXkWYlIn7KYXfZwAi9l_XBZReYwLfBsHY9-G3Iw/edit?usp=sharing
 
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