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The Asus ROG Strix G17 playing Forza Horizon 5.

You can’t buy more gaming muscle for the dollar than this sleeper Asus laptop

The Asus ROG Strix G17 shouldn't be among the best gaming laptops, but one configuration stands out as a supreme value.
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Best gaming PC deals: Powerful gaming rigs from $600

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Asus’ ROG Ally Z1 is caught in no man’s land

Asus ROG Ally and Steam Deck sitting next to each other.

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

Cyberpunk 2077 on the Lenovo Legion Pro 5.

I review gaming laptops professionally — these are the only two you should buy in 2023

OMEN 40L Desktop GT21-1490xt gaming PC deal

Play Starfield and more: This gaming PC with an RTX 4070 Ti is $650 off

Lenovo Legion Tower 7i Gen8 side view of tower product image.

One of Lenovo’s bestselling gaming PCs is $840 off right now

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Here’s how to unlock a keyboard that’s locked

How to measure your PC’s power use, and why it matters

A closeup of a person reclining on a sofa, playing a game on Lenovo Legion Go while looking up at a virtual screen in Legion glasses.

Lenovo’s Legion Glasses promise big-screen gaming wherever you are

The Hyte Y40 PC case sitting on a coffee table.

How to build a PC for Starfield

Doom Eternal running on an Alienware x14 R2.

Alienware’s x14 R2 might be my new favorite gaming laptop

Intel Core i5-13600K installed in a motherboard.

Intel’s 14th-gen Raptor Lake refresh might be a major disappointment

Intel's upcoming 14th-gen Raptor Lake refresh might be a major disappointment, especially if a recent MSI leak is to be believed.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 sitting on a table.

AMD’s new laptop CPU is the fastest I’ve seen, but you shouldn’t buy it yet

We had a chance to test AMD's latest Ryzen 9 7945HX3D inside the Asus Scar 17, and although it's the fastest gaming CPU around, you shouldn't buy it yet.
The Asus ROG Strix Scope II 96 on a pink background.

Asus just embarrassed everyone with its new gaming keyboard

New gaming keyboards rarely move the needle, but the Asus ROG Strix Scope II 96 is an enthusiast keyboard that comes with a mainstream price.
The Hyte Y40 PC case sitting on a table.

I’m building a new PC — here’s how I chose the components for it

Picking the right components for a gaming PC can be a tricky process. Here are some of the most important choices you might have to make.
Alienware Aurora R16 sitting on a desk.

Alienware just changed everything you know about its desktops

Alienware is giving its flagship gaming PC a major overhaul, flipping everything you know about the company's desktops on its head.
Asus ROG Ally with the Windows lock screen.

A major Asus ROG Ally challenger could be in the works

A new report suggests Lenovo is working on a handheld similar to the Steam Deck and Asus ROG Ally.
HP Omen 45L sitting on a table.

How we test desktop PCs

Here's how we evaluate desktop PCs, which are some of the most powerful pieces of tech you can buy.
Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 sitting on a table.

It’s official — AMD’s best gaming CPU is coming to laptops

AMD is bringing its 3D V-Cache tech to laptops, arriving first in the monstrous Asus Scar 17 gaming laptop.
Asus ROG Ally connected to the XG Mobile.

I replaced my PC with the Asus ROG Ally. Here’s what surprised me

A clever accessory promises to turn the ROG Ally into a full-fledged desktop, but Asus' rose-tinted claims don't hold up to reality.
A hand grabbing a graphics card.

I’ve reviewed every GPU in the last 2 years — these are the only ones you should buy

Here are the only GPUs you should consider, from the prospective of someone who's reviewed all of them over the last two generations.
Ellie looking concerned.

How Intel could use AI to tackle a massive issue in PC gaming

Intel is introducing seven new papers to Siggraph 2023, which cover everything from path tracing on integrated GPUs to VRAM limitations.
RX 7900 XTX slotted into a test bench.

How we test PC components and hardware

There are a ton of options in PC components when building a new PC. Here's how we evaluate new products to see if they're the right choice.
All the components for building a PC ready to go.

These 5 PC building tips will help you avoid mistakes I’ve made

If you're getting ready to build a new PC, you need more than just a good set of components. Here are five things to keep in mind during the building process.
Steam library.

How to add external games to your Steam library

Steam has most PC games, but it doesn't have them all. You'll need to know how to add external games to your Steam library to have your collection in one spot.
Razer Blade 14 sitting on a coffee table.

Razer Blade 14 (2023) review: making the best better — and more expensive

Razer's updated Blade 14 didn't need to change anything, but the laptop updates some core issues of the original design in a big way.
Overwatch 2 running on the Alienware 500Hz gaming monitor.

Alienware just invalidated its own high-end esports monitor

Alienware has a new 27-inch monitor focused on competitive gaming, and it may invalidate its high-end, expensive esports display.
The backs of the Arc A770 and Arc A750 graphics cards.

Intel’s Arc graphics cards have quietly become excellent

Intel's Arc A770 and A750 were decent, if imperfect, GPUs at launch, but they've massively improved since then.
Switches on the Razer DeathStalker V2.

Windows 11 is about to make RGB peripherals way easier to use

A new Windows 11 Insider build adds support for Dynamic Lighting, which looks to unify the disparate RGB apps on PC.
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The Lenovo Legion Pro 5 is the next-gen gaming laptop I’ve been waiting for

Next-gen gaming laptops up to this point have been expensive behemoths, but the Lenovo Legion Pro 5 bucks that trend by packing in the value.
Asus RTX 4090 ROG Strix plugged into a motherboard.

Asus is releasing an RTX 4060 as big as the RTX 4090

Asus' high-end RTX 4060 design turns what should be a compact GPU into a triple-slot behemoth.
Intel Core i5-13600K installed in a motherboard.

The best PC builds: budget, gaming, video editing, and more

Building your own PC is rewarding, but it takes a lot of research. Check out our best PC builds to save yourself time and buy a great desktop.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Lenovo Y32p-30.

The Lenovo Legion Y32p-30 is (almost) the perfect 4K gaming monitor

The Lenovo Y32p-30 doesn't stand out with OLED, mini-LED, or an insane refresh rate. But it has the right balance of features most gamers a looking for.

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