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Tested: Is Discord really slowing down Nvidia GPUs?

Tested: Is Discord really slowing down Nvidia GPUs?

If you're using Discord, be aware that a recent update may have impacted the performance of your Nvidia GPU -- but is it a big deal?
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Best Chromebook deals: Get a new laptop from $114

Best Chromebook deals: Get a new laptop from $114

We've smoked out the best Chromebook deals -- from full-sized laptops to 2-in-1 convertibles -- that won't cost you an arm and a leg.
The M1-powered Mac Mini.

Apple Mac mini M2 buying guide: don’t make this mistake

Apple Mac mini M2 buying guide: don’t make this mistake

The Apple Mac mini M2 is an impressive desktop, but don't make this critical mistake when picking one up.
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Best 17-inch Laptop Deals: Get a large laptop for $330

Best 17-inch Laptop Deals: Get a large laptop for $330

Do 13- and 15-inch laptops leave you feeling boxed in? We've got you covered with this list of the best 17-inch laptop deals and which ones to buy.
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This huge password manager exploit may never get fixed

This huge password manager exploit may never get fixed

The KeePass password manager has a pretty major vulnerability, but its developers are refusing to fix it. Here’s what you can do to keep your data safe.
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Best Alienware Deals: Save on gaming laptops, PCs and monitors

Best Alienware Deals: Save on gaming laptops, PCs and monitors

Looking to get your game on and save money? Here are a handful of the best Alienware deals on laptops, monitors, and more.
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Best gaming laptop deals: Save on Alienware, Asus and more

Best gaming laptop deals: Save on Alienware, Asus and more

We've collected some of the best gaming laptops on the market, whether you want something budget-oriented, or if you have money to burn.
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How to sync your Outlook calendar with an iPhone

How to sync your Outlook calendar with an iPhone

Have a Windows PC and an iPhone? Here's how to sync an Outlook calendar with your iPhone, so you can get all your appointments on the same page.
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Dell Laptop Deals: Save on XPS 13, XPS 15, XPS 17 and more

Dell Laptop Deals: Save on XPS 13, XPS 15, XPS 17 and more

We’ve scoured all of the big online retailers to bring you the best Dell laptop deals available right now, from budget-friendly workhorses to 2-in-1s and more.
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Best MacBook Deals: Save on MacBook Air & MacBook Pro

Best MacBook Deals: Save on MacBook Air & MacBook Pro

If you’re in the market for a new Apple laptop, let us make things just a little easier for you. We hunted down the best MacBook deals available right now.
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The best color laser printers for 2023

The best color laser printers for 2023

Color laser printers are the go-to choice for home offices and small businesses. But which should you buy? Here are our picks for the best color laser printers.
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Here’s why ChatGPT might be ‘at capacity’ for you right now

Here’s why ChatGPT might be ‘at capacity’ for you right now

AI-powered ChatGPT has recently been frustrating a sizable number of potential new users due to its own popularity.
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How to download YouTube videos

How to download YouTube videos

Our guide will teach you how to download YouTube videos using 4K Video Downloader. But downloading them is not always permitted -- so proceed with caution.
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Best VPN services 2023: today’s top picks

Best VPN services 2023: today’s top picks

It's scary knowing your data might not be private. VPNs help shield your online activities. To help you pick the right one, these are the best VPN services.
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX hovers over a raging fire.

Which GPUs are most reliable? Online retailer ranks defect claims

Which GPUs are most reliable? Online retailer ranks defect claims

A graphics card that keeps on working after years of service might be even more important than getting the fastest GPU you can afford.
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Nvidia’s RTX 4090 Ti may be on the way, but do we really want it?

Nvidia’s RTX 4090 Ti may be on the way, but do we really want it?

A new leak tells us more about the rumored Nvidia RTX 4090 Ti. The question is: how many people really want one?
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Forget the Surface Laptop 5: Surface Laptop 4 is $200 off today

Forget the Surface Laptop 5: Surface Laptop 4 is $200 off today

If you're okay with your laptop not being the newest and shiniest toy, this Surface Laptop 4 deal will help save you some cash.
Samsung's Odyssey Neo G7 on a desk.

Samsung’s 43-inch mini-LED monitor looks stellar — if your desk can handle it

Samsung’s 43-inch mini-LED monitor looks stellar — if your desk can handle it

Samsung's latest mini-LED gaming monitor might be competition for its popular OLED displays.
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Here’s why Apple’s VR headset may become an ‘expensive flop’

Here’s why Apple’s VR headset may become an ‘expensive flop’

Apple’s mixed-reality headset is almost ready for launch but risks becoming a “bomb” if Apple can’t make it more appealing to consumers, a new report claims.
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Chinese internet giant to launch its own version of ChatGPT, report says

Chinese internet giant to launch its own version of ChatGPT, report says

China is reportedly about to unveil its own AI-powered ChatGPT-like chatbot, with internet giant Baidu gearing up for a March launch.
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Save $600 on Alienware gaming PC with an RTX 3080 Ti today

Save $600 on Alienware gaming PC with an RTX 3080 Ti today

Everyone knows that graphics cards are hard to come by right now, so skip the line and grab a whole new pre-built gaming PC.
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AMD Ryzen 7000: availability, pricing, specs, and architecture

AMD Ryzen 7000: availability, pricing, specs, and architecture

AMD Ryzen 7000 processors are here, and the range will soon expand to include 3D V-Cache and mobile chips. Here's everything you need to know about Zen 4.
A PC sitting next to a PS5 on a coffee table.

I built a couch gaming PC that puts the PS5 to shame — and you can too

I built a couch gaming PC that puts the PS5 to shame — and you can too

You haven't been able to beat the PS5 with a custom PC for a couple of years, but now is the time for PCs to make a comeback. Here's the build you need.
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If you think PCs are dying, you haven’t been paying attention

If you think PCs are dying, you haven’t been paying attention

Microsoft and Intel are down bad right now, but that doesn't mean it's time to declare that PCs are dead once again.
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Ranking all 12 versions of Windows, from worst to best

Ranking all 12 versions of Windows, from worst to best

Microsoft has been making Windows operating systems for almost 40 years, and though they've improved, there have been some wins and duds. We rank them here.
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The best game-streaming services for 2023

The best game-streaming services for 2023

Game streaming is still in its infancy but is evolving quickly as technology progresses. This list features the best game-streaming services to try in 2023.
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Best microSD cards in 2023: top picks for your computer, camera, or drone

Best microSD cards in 2023: top picks for your computer, camera, or drone

A microSD card is an easy way to add more storage to your phone, tablet, or drone. We've picked out eight great cards offering excellent bang for your buck.
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The best Chromebooks for 2023

The best Chromebooks for 2023

Looking to buy a new laptop on a budget? Here are all the best Chromebooks in 2023. They're affordable, powerful, and highly capable.
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Wi-Fi not working? Here’s how to fix the most common problems

Wi-Fi not working? Here’s how to fix the most common problems

If your Wi-Fi is running slow or just drops out altogether in certain rooms, here are solutions to all your Wi-Fi problems.
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Best laptop deals: Save on Apple, Dell, HP and Lenovo

Best laptop deals: Save on Apple, Dell, HP and Lenovo

Looking for some of the best laptop deals today? We've gathered a list of the top laptop sales happening right now.
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Turns out DirectStorage isn’t killing frame rates in Forspoken after all

Turns out DirectStorage isn’t killing frame rates in Forspoken after all

New performance testing shows that DirectStorage isn't actually killing your frame rate in Forspoken.
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Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs

Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs

Microsoft Word or Google Docs? The decision may seem simple if you're already integrated into either service, but there are other factors to consider.
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How to watch Super Bowl 2023 on your computer

How to watch Super Bowl 2023 on your computer

Super Bowl 2023 is upon us. If you are away from home or don't have access to cable, here are the easiest ways to watch it on your PC.
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15 years later, the MacBook Air could soon have its best year ever

15 years later, the MacBook Air could soon have its best year ever

The MacBook Air is 15 years old, and it could be about to enter the most exciting phase of its existence. Here’s why the next year could be its best yet.
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Section Editor, Computing

Luke Larsen is the Computing Editor at Digital Trends and manages all content covering laptops, monitors, PC hardware, and everything else that plugs into a computer. Luke joined Digital Trends in 2017 as a native Portlander, happy to join a media company that called his city home. His obsession with technology is in observing the ebb and flow of how technological advancement and design intersects with our day-to-day experience of it. From digging into the minute details to stepping back and seeing the wider trends, Luke revels in telling stories with tech.

Before working at DT, he worked as Tech Editor at Paste Magazine for over four years and has bylines at publications such as IGN and The Oregonian. When he’s not obsessing over what the best laptop is or how Apple can fix the Mac, Luke spends his time playing designer board games, quoting obscure Star Wars lines, grilling chicken wings, and endlessly tinkering with his pedal board.