Gaming desktops are still king of the PC hill, and there's a staggering variety of companies and components to choose from. This guide will help you cut through the confusion and buy an amazing gaming computer at a surprisingly low price.
Lenovo's Y500 is a strong contender among do-it-all desktop replacement. The system ships with a quad-core processor, twin Nvidia 650M graphics, and gobs of RAM, yet retails for only $1,250. On paper, it looks too good to be true, so how does it stack up?
Building our own Steam Box gave us insight into why the idea has merit, and how it might all go wrong. The idea of the Steam Box is unique, and our build proved it’s possible to build a capable system that runs Steam on Linux for a modest sum. But capable as it is, our system will pale in comparison to consoles that arrive this winter.
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AMD is extending its current 7000 series line with the new HD 7790. This new card is designed to offer an affordable mid-range solution for gamers who might be considering Nvidia’s GTX 650 Ti and GTX 660.
Sci-fi writers have dreamed for decades of computers that interface through voice and movement instead of buttons and toggles. This vision has been elusive, but there's reason to think it's close to reality.
There are many visions of what the next generation of computers will look like. These ideas, currently known as convertibles or hybrids, attempt to blend the portability of tablets with the power of PCs. The Duo 11 is Sony’s attempt, but, like the Surface Pro, it was doomed before it left the drawing board.
Mini PCs small enough to fit in your pocket can be purchased for as little as $35, but can they really be used like a desktop computer? We bought three popular pint-sized computers to find out.
Digital Storm takes water cooling and multi-GPU performance to new heights with the Hailstorm II, a gaming beast that can handle up to three Nvidia Titan GPUs.
Looking for an affordable gaming desktop? Acer might have what you need in its $1,300 Predator, a gaming system built with budget in mind. Can the Predator stalk larger prey, or is it too low on the food chain?
Android's openness is supposedly to be one of its greatest strengths. Just one problem - that openness is largely a myth. Google, like any other company, is more interested in profit than ideals.
The pixel wars have swept across laptops, tablets, and smartphones, bringing 1080p (and beyond) to displays as small as 5 inches. Mostly, this revolution is one worth supporting. But can adding pixels cause problems?
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The Chromebook Pixel is Google’s first stab at a physical product that doesn’t rely on value to justify its existence. From the jaw-dropping 2560 x 1700 display to the Core i5 processor, no corners have been cut. But can Chrome OS really support a system that starts at $1,300?
Why wait for Valve to release the Steam Box? You can learn to build your own for less than $500 - or win the one we built while writing this guide!