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This HP gaming PC with an RTX 3070 GPU is $200 off today

This HP gaming PC with an RTX 3070 GPU is $200 off today

HP has discounted their excellent 40L pre-built computer that has an RTX 3070 and an Intel i7-12700K, down to just $1,950, so grab it while you can!
A Lenovo Legion 5i Pro sitting on a shelf.

Gaming laptops are lying to us, and no one seems to care

Gaming laptops are lying to us, and no one seems to care

Most gaming PCs are defined by their specs, but not gaming laptops. Even with the same graphics card, some laptops just don't perform the way they should.
Asus ROG Zephyrus on a white background.

Save $300 on this Asus gaming laptop with RTX 3060 today

Save $300 on this Asus gaming laptop with RTX 3060 today

Best Buy has discounted this interesting 14-inch ROG Zephyrus gaming laptop with an RTX 3060 and AMD Ryzen 9 5000 down to just $1,250, so grab it while you can!
A laptop running Linux with a controller sitting on it.

I uninstalled Windows on my gaming PC, and I don’t want to go back

I uninstalled Windows on my gaming PC, and I don’t want to go back

Windows is the go-to platform for gaming, but support for everyone's favorite penguin has been growing. Is now finally the time for Linux gaming to shine?
The SMG called The Title is shown in closeup in Destiny 2.

How to unlock The Title SMG in Destiny 2

How to unlock The Title SMG in Destiny 2

The Title is an intriguing new SMG in Destiny 2 with a one-of-a kind perk. We are going to show you how quick and easy it is to earn one of your own.
Jonesy running in Fortnite.

Fortnite is back on iOS thanks to Xbox Cloud Gaming

Fortnite is back on iOS thanks to Xbox Cloud Gaming

Fortnite is returning to iOS devices thanks to a workaround from Xbox.
GeForce Now runs on a MacBook Air.

Nvidia GeForce Now uses DLSS to hit 4K on Windows and Mac

Nvidia GeForce Now uses DLSS to hit 4K on Windows and Mac

Nvidia GeForce Now received a big update: 4K streaming on Windows and Mac. And Nvidia is using its own DLSS technology to power the higher resolution.
Jill Valentine jumping with burst rifle in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 7 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 7 quests and how to complete them

As part of Fortnite chapter 3, season 2, week 7, you'll have yet another batch of challenges to complete. These are the week 7 quests and how to complete them.
Activision's logo on a black billboard.

New York City sues Activision Blizzard over Microsoft deal

New York City sues Activision Blizzard over Microsoft deal

New York City is suing Activision Blizzard over the Microsoft deal, alleging that CEO Bobby Kotick rushed the sale to escape accountability.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D chip.

AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 range gets a confirmed launch window

AMD’s new Ryzen 7000 range gets a confirmed launch window

AMD announced that its upcoming Ryzen 7000 generation will include a new class of laptop CPUs, codenamed Dragon Range. The parts are expected to arrive in 2023.
An Alienware + Windows 11 PC gaming setup.

PC gamers are finally starting to upgrade to Windows 11

PC gamers are finally starting to upgrade to Windows 11

The latest Steam hardware survey reveals that gamers are starting to adopt Windows 11, despite some apprehension around the new OS at launch.
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7 Windows shortcuts I use on my gaming PC constantly

7 Windows shortcuts I use on my gaming PC constantly

Work smarter, not harder, and put your gaming PC to work for you with these seven Windows shortcuts that are essential for every PC gamer.
Tracer, Reinhardt, and Mei as they appear in Overwatch 2.

4 tips to boost your frame rate in the Overwatch 2 beta

4 tips to boost your frame rate in the Overwatch 2 beta

The Overwatch 2 beta is finally live, and we've identified four settings you can tweak to get the most out of your PC.
Throwing cabbage off cliff in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 6 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 6 quests and how to complete them

The newest set of Fortnite challenges is live for chapter 3, season 2, week 6. These are the new quests and how to complete them as easily as possible.
Overwatch characters fighting on a street.

The best settings for Overwatch 2: Benchmarks, performance

The best settings for Overwatch 2: Benchmarks, performance

The Overwatch 2 beta is rolling. We rounded up the best settings for Overwatch 2 so you can optimize your performance and achieve a high frame rate.
DirectX 12 Ultimate logo.

What is DirectX, and why is it important for PC games?

What is DirectX, and why is it important for PC games?

DirectX is a bit of hidden tech that helps your game talk to your GPU. Here, we break down what DirectX is, and why DirectX 12 Ultimate is so important.
A still of the Overwatch 2 characters.

Overwatch 2 already feels like a return to glory

Overwatch 2 already feels like a return to glory

Overwatch 2 is a sizable update for Overwatch that distills the massively-popular hero shooter's best features.
A Destiny player slams down on their opponent.

What is anti-aliasing? MSAA, FXAA, TAA, and more explained

What is anti-aliasing? MSAA, FXAA, TAA, and more explained

Anti-aliasing is one of the most important graphics settings in PC games, and knowing what MSAA, FXAA, TAA, and other anti-aliasing settings are is paramount.
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Microsoft’s Activision purchase just cleared a big hurdle

Microsoft’s Activision purchase just cleared a big hurdle

Activision Blizzard has announced that its stockholders have approved Microsoft's acquisition of the company by an overwhelming 98% of the vote.
Jill Valentine shooting enemy in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 5 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 5 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3, season 2, week 5 is live, and so are a new batch of challenges. Here, we'll show you the new quests and how to complete them easily.
Someone holding the Core i9-12900KS processor.

The best processors for gaming: AMD and Intel face off

The best processors for gaming: AMD and Intel face off

Your graphics card is important, but don't discount the best processors for gaming when building your next PC. Here are the top options from Intel and AMD.
Sojourn uses an ability in Overwatch 2.

Overwatch 2 is taking pages from the Valorant playbook

Overwatch 2 is taking pages from the Valorant playbook

The Overwatch 2 PvP beta Twitch drops signify how much Blizzard has changed.
Kickstand on Asus ROG Flow Z13.

Asus ROG Flow X13 vs. Asus ROG Flow Z13

Asus ROG Flow X13 vs. Asus ROG Flow Z13

The Asus ROG Flow X13 and ROG Flow Z13 are both tiny, gamer-oriented 2-in-1s. Which is right for you depends most on which form factor you prefer.
Spyro running away from enemy.

The 10 best PC games for kids

The 10 best PC games for kids

They might not get as much attention as others, but there are plenty of great PC games for kids. From platformers to sims, here are the best PC games for kids.
Team battling a character in Diablo Immortal.

Diablo Immortal launches in June, and it’s coming to PC

Diablo Immortal launches in June, and it’s coming to PC

Diablo Immortal is releasing in June, and it's not just for mobile platforms anymore.
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The best alternatives to the MacBook Pro 16-inch

The best alternatives to the MacBook Pro 16-inch

The MacBook Pro 16 is arguably the best laptop you can buy for creators, but it's not the only excellent option. Here are some Windows machines that compete.
Moon Knight Fortnite outfit and accessories.

Microtransactions are more complicated in the metaverse

Microtransactions are more complicated in the metaverse

This is how buying a Fortnite battle pass kicked off an existential crisis about cosmetic microtransactions.
Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3090 Ti Gaming OC on an orange background.

Gigabyte RTX 3090 Ti Gaming OC review: A landmark GPU

Gigabyte RTX 3090 Ti Gaming OC review: A landmark GPU

Gigabyte's RTX 3090 Ti Gaming OC offers a massive boost in gaming performance, cementing it as the most powerful graphics card around.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D socketed in a motherboard.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D review: The fastest gaming CPU in the world

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D review: The fastest gaming CPU in the world

AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D is the best gaming CPU you can buy, but it's also a sign of what's to come from Team Red and 3D V-Cache in the future.
Razer Blade 17 angled view showing display and left side.

Razer Blade 17 vs. MSI Creator Z17

Razer Blade 17 vs. MSI Creator Z17

MSI and Razer both make 17-inch laptops with tons of power and good looks. Which is better for both creators and gamers?
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Razer Leviathan V2 review: A PC gaming soundbar done right?

Razer Leviathan V2 review: A PC gaming soundbar done right?

After seven years of silence, Razer returns with a sequel to its forward-thinking PC gaming soundbar.
Zendaya's dune Fortnite skin standing in front of a crashed UFO.

Black Fortnite skins are about more than pop culture

Black Fortnite skins are about more than pop culture

My sister playing as a Zendaya skin makes me realize how well Fortnite has handled diversity.
Alienware m17 R5 laptop sitting on a table.

Alienware’s first AMD Ryzen 6000 laptops are finally here

Alienware’s first AMD Ryzen 6000 laptops are finally here

Alienware's first gaming laptops with AMD's Ryzen 6000 processors are available to purchase, alongside a new AMD-powered desktop.
Flying with jetpack in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 4 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 2, week 4 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3, season 2, week 4 is here, along with a new set of challenges. In this guide, we'll show you all the new quests and how to complete them.