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The Gigabyte RX 6750 GRE graphics card over a dark background.

AMD has another new GPU that it says can beat the RTX 4060 Ti

AMD has a new GPU coming out shortly, but it's not what you'd expect -- and you probably can't get it.
A melted connector on the Nvidia RTX 4090.

Even older RTX 4090s aren’t safe from melting connector

Nvidia's RTX 4090 power connectors typically melt quickly or not at all -- but it seems that, even after a year, the GPU can still be in danger.
Intel Raptor Lake chip shown in a rendered image.

Intel’s next CPU just leaked, and it could beat AMD’s best

Intel's upcoming Raptor Lake Refresh is just around the corner, and official benchmarks show that the flagship CPU will give AMD a run for its money.
The Intel logo on the Arc A770 graphics card.

Intel surprise launched a new graphics card, but it doesn’t make any sense

Intel's forgotten Arc A580 is finally here, but it looks like we may not really need it to be.
Three RTX 4080 cards sitting on a pink background.

There’s only one use for an RTX 4080 Ti, and it’s not what you think

Rumor has it that Nvidia might soon launch an RTX 4080 Ti graphics card. There's one reason to be happy about that, and it's unrelated to performance.
Samsung 980 Pro SSD being held in someone's hand.

SSD buying guide: how to pick the right SSD for your needs in 2023

Buying the right SSD can be a little tricky, but we're here to make it easier. Check out our tips to pick the best SSD for your PC.
Someone typing on the Surface Laptop Studio 2's touchscreen.

Intel may have accidentally leaked the release date for Windows 12

A prediction made by Intel may have accidentally confirmed the release date of Windows 12.
The Intel logo on the Arc A770 graphics card.

Intel’s next GPU just leaked, and it looks like a sub-$200 card worth buying

We thought this Intel GPU was never going to come out, but it actually seems to be on the way.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPU.

5 ways Nvidia graphics cards still beat AMD

Nvidia and AMD are pretty even in many ways, but there are still a few areas where Team Green shows a commanding lead.
Two AMD Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards on a pink surface.

If you have an AMD GPU, stay away from the latest Windows Update

The latest Windows 11 update hasn't been too kind to the owners of AMD graphics cards.
OptimumTech's Zeromouse alongside a regular mouse.

YouTuber claims that this ugly 3D-printed mouse is actually the best for gaming

This gaming mouse is supposed to be one of the best out there, but is it comfortable to use? According to the YouTuber who made it, yes, it is.
A tweet showing Trump's lawyer with a gaming laptop.

Trump’s lawyer brought a gaming laptop to $250M fraud trial

Of all the places we'd expect to see a gaming laptop, President Trump's fraud trial was definitely not one of them.
An Intel processor over a dark blue background.

Intel’s Raptor Lake refresh prices have leaked, and hikes are on the way

Intel's upcoming Raptor Lake refresh is just around the corner, and this new price leak tells us that buyers will have a difficult choice ahead.
The Nvidia GeForce GTX 480.

The worst GPUs of all time: loud, disappointing, uninspired

Some graphics cards are worse than others, but you haven't seen the true definition of "flop" before you've seen these four GPUs.
An Asus TUF Gaming Z790 BTF motherboard with hidden connectors, shown from the front.

It’s time to stop ignoring your motherboard when building a PC

Motherboards range from cheap options to outrageously expensive, and while you don't need to break the bank, a pricier board is often worth the money.
RTX 4090.

Nvidia’s RTX 5090 might completely run AMD into the ground

If you thought the RTX 4090 was a powerful GPU, you might need to brace yourself for the potential of the RTX 5090.
Intel announcing the Meteor Lake release date on Intel Innovation.

Intel Meteor Lake is coming to desktop, but there’s a big catch

Is Intel Meteor Lake really coming to desktops? That question is a lot tougher to answer than it might seem.
Two Acer gaming laptops over a dark blue background.

Acer’s new gaming laptop bring Nvidia RTX 40-series GPUs under $1,000

A gaming laptop with an RTX 40-series GPU that doesn't cost a fortune? Apparently, it can be done, and Acer has just unveiled one.
RTX 4070 logo on a graphics card.

No more GPUs? Here’s what Nvidia’s DLSS 10 could look like

Nvidia has just teased the future of DLSS, and it looks like the feature alone might one day be powerful enough to replace a whole team of people.
Using Windows 11 copilot to summarize a document.

Microsoft Copilot sounds great. Here’s why I definitely won’t use it

Microsoft's Copilot is groundbreaking, and yet, I'm really not that eager to start using it.
Steam Deck sitting on a pink background.

You’ll have to wait a long time for a Steam Deck 2

If you're hoping to see a more powered-up version of the Steam Deck, you might need to lower your expectations for now.
Microsoft showing off the new Surface laptop Go 3 at its September event.

Everything Microsoft didn’t announce at its 2023 Surface event

Microsoft has just unveiled lots of new products, from Surface laptops to the AI-powered Copilot -- but some products were missing from the lineup.
The Surface Laptop Studio 2 on a white table.

Should you buy the Surface Laptop Studio or wait for the Surface Laptop Studio 2?

Although they look pretty much the same, the Surface Laptop Studio and Studio 2 are vastly different. Here's how they compare.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks on stage during the Microsoft September event.

Microsoft September 2023 event: Copilot, Surface Laptop Studio 2, and more

Microsoft announced several new Surface laptops and a lot of AI-driven updates during its September Event. Here's what you need to know.
Intel announcing the Meteor Lake release date on Intel Innovation.

You might not be able to afford Intel’s new Core Ultra CPUs

Intel Meteor Lake might be taking AI capabilities to the next level, but all of that power is going to come at a high price.
The Intel Meteor Lake chip.

Intel’s new integrated graphics could rival discrete GPUs

Intel has just made a huge leap forward in its graphics department. Going forward, integrated GPUs will have access to hardware ray tracing.
A man walking into a dusty town on another planet in starfield.

The latest Windows Update is reportedly causing Starfield problems

The latest Windows update appears to be filled with issues, ranging from poor performance in games to straight-up crashes and blue screens.
Asus ROG Ally handhelds side by side.

Asus ROG Ally Z1 vs. Z1 Extreme: don’t make the wrong choice

The Asus ROG Ally handheld is a competitor to the Steam Deck, but is the Z1 version anywhere near as good as the Z1 Extreme model? Let's find out.
MSI RTX 4080 Suprim X installed in a PC.

I bought Nvidia’s worst-value GPU, but I don’t regret it

The Nvidia graphics card I ended up buying is a terrible value, but I still wouldn't have chosen AMD if I had to make the same decision again.
Asus ROG Matrix RTX 4090 graphics card.

Asus’ new RTX 4090 shattered GPU overclocking records, and you’ll be able to buy it soon

Just when we thought the RTX 4090 was already as powerful as it gets, Asus is releasing a version of the GPU that pushes the limit even more.
Intel Core i9-13900K held between fingertips.

The iPhone 15’s chip challenges Intel’s fastest desktop CPU — but there’s a catch

Intel and AMD have a surprising new rival in Apple, but not in the way you think.
The inside of the MSI Aegis RS 12.

Prebuilt PCs are problematic — here’s how to avoid getting scammed

Prebuilt PCs have some merits, but I'm never going to buy one again. Here's why I would choose to build my own PC each and every time.
maingear releases gaming pcs north and noctua pc profile

This Noctua-themed gaming PC is a bespoke beauty — and you can buy it

Maingear has just unveiled two new prebuilt desktops, and one thing is certain: Gaming PCs have never looked more stylish.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G8.

Cyberpunk 2077 might force you to upgrade your CPU

If you want to play the new Cyberpunk 2077 expansion, Phantom Liberty, you may need to make sure your PC is ready for it first.