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Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD, pictured holding an AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card.

Despite rising PC shipments, AMD’s GPU market share is rapidly shrinking

Despite strong performance of the Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards, AMD's market share is down, and it has the global pandemic to blame.
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This YouTuber got tired of waiting for the M1 iMac, so he made his own

One YouTuber used an old iMac case, the guts of a new Mac Mini, and some technical skills to beat Apple to the M1 refresh in creating this Frankenstein iMac.
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AMD shows why a GPU with 12GB of VRAM is essential for gaming performance

In a jab at Nvidia's decision to equip its flagship RTX 3080 with 10GB of VRAM, AMD showed how 12GB of RAM will help performance on its Radeon RX 6700 XT.
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You can now buy Razer’s compact Tomahawk desktop starting at $2,399

Razer's Tomahawk desktop is now available to buy, but it will set you back $2,399. A version with Nvidia's flagship GeForce RTX 3080 is priced at $3,199.
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Samsung updates Odyssey G9 gaming monitor with Quantum mini-LED tech

Samsung's Odyssey G9 monitor gets a Quantum mini-LED upgrade this year, and the company also introduced a digital whiteboard for collaboration.
Apple M1 chip on a motherboard.

Production of 3nm chips for 2022 Apple devices to ramp up this year

Silicon based on the 3nm node could be up to 15% faster and 30% more power efficient than the 5nm process used on the M1 chips on today's Mac Mini and MacBooks.
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France forces Apple to rate how easy it is to repair broken iPhones and MacBooks

Apple is posting repairability scores for its popular iPhones and MacBook laptops to comply with new French legislation designed to minimize waste.
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Nvidia’s Resizable BAR explained: What is it and how can you get a gaming boost?

Nvidia debuted Resizable BAR on its RTX 3060, and its coming to other RTX 3000 cards in March, allowing gamers to get a boost in select titles.
An RTX 3060 GPU installed in a PC.

Nvidia RTX 3060 review roundup: What you’ll get with some variants of this GPU

Nvidia's affordable RTX 3060 has much going for it, but there's still plenty of confusion over which model to choose from among more than 50 different designs.
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The Framework Laptop is fully modular — and it looks incredible

Framework's Laptop is a modular take on the thin-and-light notebook where every component -- including the screen and motherboard -- can be upgraded.
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AMD will take the wraps off the newest Radeon RX 6000 GPU on March 3

AMD is gearing up to welcome the latest addition to its Radeon RX 6000 graphics card family, with the company announcing that the new GPU will debut next month.
The M1-powered MacBook Pro viewed from a high angle.

Glitches could make SSDs on new M1 Macs die early

Faulty behavior on the solid-state drives of Apple's newest Macs powered by the company's M1 chipset could lead to SSDs that fail in just two years.
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Lenovo’s ThinkVision P40w is the world’s first Thunderbolt 4 monitor

Lenovo goes all-in with Thunderbolt 4 on its ThinkVision P40w monitor. This screen is designed for pros working with Intel's 11th Gen and Apple's M1 systems..
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Passing the $1 trillion mark, Bitcoin is almost as big as Google

Bitcoin joins publicly traded companies like Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon in breaking the $1 trillion market capitalization barrier.
The M1-powered MacBook Pro on a coffee table.

This new smart charging feature for Mac is genius

Apple's MacBook will get smarter while helping to ensure your battery health remains in tip-top shape by looking at your calendar and learning from you.
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Here’s how Nvidia plans to stop crypto miners from buying gaming GPUs

Nvidia is appeasing gamers who have been frustrated by the lack of GPU availability by offering cryptocurrency miners a new CMP.
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Samsung adds A.I. processing to double high-bandwidth memory speeds

Samsung doubles the speed of high bandwidth memory, or HBM, with a new solution by adding a processor-in-memory that uses the power of A.I.
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New reports indicate AMD’s Ryzen 5000 processors may be failing at a high rate

A reported high failure rate for AMD's Ryzen 5000 series processors means that gamers should save packaging materials and receipts in case a return is needed.
Promotional image of an Intel CPU chip.

Intel’s revolutionary 16-core processors could launch in September

Intel's 11th Gen CPUs may not even be given the chance to fight when they launch, as Intel is now rumored to launch 12th Gen Alder Lake later in the same year!
Graphics cards in a crypto mining farm.

Internet cafes are being repurposed as cryptocurrency mining farms

With gamers unable to visit cyber cafes during the pandemic, these businesses are making more money sitting empty, with owners now focused on crypto mining.
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You can now buy the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 with a pre-order discount

Samsung is offering purchase incentives if you pre-order a Chromebook 2 early. The star of this convertible Chrome OS laptop is its bright QLED screen.
Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti graphics card on a black background.

The RTX 3060 hasn’t even launched yet, and the prices are already skyrocketing

Nvidia's entry-level GeForce RTX 3060 GPU hasn't even officially gone on sale yet, but pent-up demand is resulting in surging pre-order pricing.
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang with a few Nvidia graphics cards.

Want to be the first to score Nvidia’s RTX 3060? Set your alarms for February 25

Nvidia's entry-level GeForce RTX 3060 will offer ray tracing support for gamers on a budget when it lands on February 25. Be sure to set your alarms!
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Simple GPU hack makes your RTX 3080 laptop 20% more powerful, if you dare

Flashing a vBIOS from a system with a higher TDP can help boost performance, but the hack should be reserved for experienced gamers.

Gamers have resorted to buying this 4-year-old graphics card, but they shouldn’t

There's more inventory of Nvidia's aging GTX 1050 Ti amid a worldwide shortage of GPUs, but gamers should wait for a more modern graphics card.
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Intel Xe-HPG: Everything you need to know about Intel’s first gaming GPU

Intel is finally gunning for rivals AMD and Nvidia in the high-end graphics space with a purpose-built gaming GPU called the Xe-HPG.
Promotional image of an Intel Core desktop processor.

Upgrading to Intel’s new 11th-gen processors might require a new motherboard

Intel requires a motherboard upgrade for select 400 series boards if gamers want to get new 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop processors.
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Still waiting to buy an Nvidia RTX 3080? We have bad news

Waiting to get your hands on Nvidia's flagship RTX 3080 graphics card? You may want to consider the RTX 3070 or RTX 3090 if you need a new GPU soon.
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The Aurora 7 laptop is the ultimate desktop killer with its 7 foldout screens

With seven foldout screens, the Aurora 7 is the ultimate desktop replacement that can take gaming and productivity to the next level.
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Leaked image reveals future Intel exascale chips with PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 memory

Leaked diagrams reveal that Intel could support PCI Express 5.0 and DDR5 memory on its 4th-Gen Xeon processor, code-named Sapphire Rapids.
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Why the laptop you want to buy could be out of stock all year

It's not just gamers who are being squeezed by component shortages. Lenovo claimed that unprecedented demands have caused its PC inventory to dwindle.
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Razer’s new Chroma docks transform gaming laptops into powerful workstations

Razer's latest docks offer Chroma lighting, more ports, and the ability to add external displays to your laptop when you're at your desk.
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AMD’s Radeon RX 6700 XT is rumored to launch in March with 12GB of memory

AMD partner Gigabyte has filed for approval for the Radeon RX 6700 XT, suggesting a launch could be imminent as AMD looks to take on Nvidia's RTX 3060 Ti.
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NZXT admits to the design flaw causing its PC cases to catch fire, halts sales

NZXT has a fix coming to correct the faulty H1 case design that led to fires, but you'll have to wait until March to get it.