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Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Alienware 27 QD-OLED.

Alienware 27 QD-OLED review: making the best even better

Alienware has enjoyed two years at the top of the heap of best gaming monitors, and with the 27 QD-OLED, it might enjoy another two.
The lid of the Lenovo Legion 9i.

Lenovo just made my favorite gaming laptop even better

HP Omen Transcend 14 sitting next to a window.

I tried the world’s lightest 14-inch gaming laptop — here’s what surprised me

young woman playing video games on a PC

The best cheap gaming PC deals for 2024

A hand holding the RTX 4090 GPU.

How to speed up your graphics card

Intel Meteor Lake integrated NPU slide showcased at the Intel Tech Tour in Malaysia.

What is an NPU? Here’s why everyone’s suddenly talking about them

The Intel logo on the Arc A770 graphics card.

Intel isn’t giving up on GPUs yet

The lid of the Lenovo Legion 9i.

This was the most exciting gaming laptop I reviewed in 2023

Kena Bridge of Spirits on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G9.

Intel is cooking up an exciting DLSS 3 rival

The OneXPlayer X1 handheld.

The first Core Ultra handheld gaming PC is already coming

Pads on the bottom of the Ryzen 9 7950X.

AMD vs. Intel: the rivalry has never been more fierce

HP Spectre Foldable PC in several modes.

This was the weirdest, most exciting laptop I reviewed this year

Intel Arc A580 graphics card on a pink background.

I’m shocked how good this $180 GPU is

We haven't seen a true budget GPU in a few years, but Intel's Arc A580 fills that gap with compelling 1080p performance at a fantastic price.
AMD CEO Lisa Su holding an APU chip.

Intel said AMD’s Ryzen 7000 is snake oil

A new marketing playbook from Intel compares AMD's Ryzen 7000 mobile processors to snake oil.
The Hyte Y60 with an RTX 4090 installed.

After this year, I finally understand why people buy prebuilt gaming PCs

I love PC building, but even I can't deny that it's now harder than ever to build a good gaming PC.
Overhead view of someone typing on a surface laptop.

PCs are back, baby

After seven quarters of decline, a new forecast shows a surge in growth for PCs in the near future.
Starfield running on the Asus ROG Ally.

Asus’ forgotten ROG Ally is now totally worth the money

The Asus ROG Ally with the Ryzen Z1 wasn't very good when it released, but a refreshed price makes it the best deal you can find on a handheld gaming PC.
Kena Bridge of Spirits on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G9.

Graphics terms every PC gamer should know

There are dozens of graphics terms PC gamers need to keep track of. We rounded them up so you know what to look for while playing games.
Horizon Zero Dawn running on the Lenovo Legion Go,

Why the latest rival handheld still can’t beat the ROG Ally

The Lenovo Legion Go is one of the most impressive handhelds we've seen, but further testing reveals it exhibits some strange behavior compared to the ROG Ally.
Diablo 4 running on the Alienware x16.

Buying a gaming laptop? These are the brands to trust

You may know what the best gaming laptops are, but what if you want a few more options? These are the gaming laptop brands you should look at first.
Intel's 14900K CPU socketed in a motherboard.

Upgrade your PC or start from scratch? Here’s our definitive guide on the question

If your PC isn't cutting it anymore, it might be time to upgrade. But should you start from scratch or replace certain components? Let's find out.
A typo on the Asus ROG Maximus Z790 motherboard.

A typo is ruining this $700 Asus motherboard — but there’s a fix

Weeks after the motherboard released, users are discovering that the Asus ROG Maximus Z790 EVA-02 motherboard features an embarrassing spelling mistake.
Two RTX 4060 graphics cards stacked on top of each other.

Don’t waste your money. These are the best GPUs to buy on a budget

GPUs continue to get expensive, but the best budget GPUs still deliver excellent performance at a reasonable price.
hp omen 16 2023 review 02

The HP Omen 16 is an unfortunate pricing mishap

The HP Omen 16 is a solid performer, but it doesn't manage to balance premium price with equally premium features.
Asus ROG Ally and Steam Deck sitting next to each other.

Asus ROG Ally vs. Steam Deck: here’s how they compare

Both versions of Asus' ROG Ally are here now, so how do they compare to the Steam Deck? We put all three devices head-to-head.
Intel's 14900K CPU socketed in a motherboard.

I tested Intel’s new overclocking tool, and it does AI all wrong

Intel's new AI Assist feature, which promises higher overclocking performance with the touch of a button, doesn't seem to be doing much.
Intel Arc A770 GPU installed in a test bench.

Intel’s next-gen GPUs are its first real shot at being the best

Intel has slowly been building a foundation for its next-gen Battlemage GPUs, which provide its first real shot at budget-minded PC gamers.
A closeup of the Lenovo logo on the lid of a laptop.

The ‘AI PC’ is coming for you, whether you like it or not

Executives from Lenovo and AMD give their thoughts on what defines an AI PC and how soon consumers can see it on the market.
Asus ROG Ally with the Windows lock screen.

‘Compact Mode’ can’t fix the Xbox app. Here’s what could

Microsoft revealed a new Compact Mode to enhance the Xbox app on Windows, but the app's problems run much deeper.
A game playing on the Razer Blade 14 gaming laptop.

Why I refuse to buy a gaming laptop, even though I need one

Gaming laptops can be great, but despite having some use for one, I still refuse to buy one. Here's why.
Intel Core i9-13900K held between fingertips.

I tested the Intel Core i9-14900K against the Core i9-13900K, and it’s not pretty

Intel's new Core i9-14900K is the fastest desktop CPU from Team Blue, but is it worth upgrading from the Core i9-13900K? We break down the differences.
Intel Core i5-14600K processor inside its socket.

It’s the end of an era for Intel

After 15 years with the same branding, the launch of the Core i9-14900K and Core i5-14600K mark the end of an era for Intel.
Intel Core i5-14600K processor inside its socket.

Intel Core i9-14900K and Core i5-14600K review: a solid stopgap

Intel's new Core i9-14900K and Core i5-14600K close the gap with the competition from AMD, but they provide little reason to jump ship.
Microsoft Surface Studio 2

The best all-in-one computers for 2023

If you want a desktop PC without having to mess around with a separate monitor, an all-in-one PC is for you. Here are the best all-in-one computers you can buy.

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