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The RTX 3060 installed in a computer.

2 ways you can boost game performance by 75% on old PCs

Even if you have an older PC, modders can help you boost its performance in games by as much as 75%.
Dr. Lisa Su at the RX 7900 XT launch event.

AMD has a lot to prove this year

AMD has recently launched several products and has big plans for the upcoming years, but there are deep cracks beneath that surface.
An Intel processor over a dark blue background.

A major era in Intel chip technology may be coming to an end

A new leak tells us more about Intel Arrow Lake, showing that it might be ditching a technology it's been using for over 20 years.
The Ryzen 5 7600X sitting among thermal paste and RAM.

We have some good news about AMD’s next massive CPU launch

AMD has just confirmed that it's ready to launch Zen 5 processors this year. What can we expect, and how will it compare to Intel?
The Nvidia RTX 4080 Super on a pink background.

The Nvidia RTX 4080 Super just trounced AMD

Nvidia's RTX 4080 Super is new, but how does it compare to its old rival, the AMD RX 7900 XTX? Check out our in-depth tests of both cards.
The backs of the Arc A770 and Arc A750 graphics cards.

Intel may be throwing away an important opportunity

A new Intel Arc Battlemage leak tells us that these next-gen GPUs may never come to laptops.
Samsung's GDDR7 memory.

Next-gen GPU memory will achieve unheard-of speeds

Samsung may soon announce even faster GDDR7 memory, but will we see it in upcoming AMD and Nvidia graphics cards?
The RX 7600 XT graphics card on a pink background.

AMD just did Nvidia a serious favor

Although AMD almost certainly didn't mean to do so, it actually did Nvidia a favor when it released the RX 7600 XT.
Starfield running on the Asus ROG Ally.

The ROG Ally 2 is coming. Here’s why that’s a great sign

The second generation of Asus ROG Ally may be coming out this year.
A screenshot showcasing the effect of Nvidia's RTX Video HDR.

Nvidia’s RTX Video can upscale blurry YouTube videos

Owners of Nvidia's RTX GPUs can now enjoy a new feature that can add a little more detail to lower-quality videos.
The RTX 4080 logo on a pink background.

Why I regret buying the RTX 4080

I spent a long time choosing my new GPU, but still, a few months later, I have some regrets about picking the RTX 4080.
An RTX 4090 with an RTX 4080 chip.

Watch out — fake RTX 4090s are being sold on Amazon

This horror story reveals that someone wasted $2,000 on a GPU that they thought was an RTX 4090, but opening it up revealed something else entirely.
A render of the RTX 4080 Super at CES 2024.

Here are all the upcoming GPUs set to launch this year

We know about Nvidia's RTX 40 Super cards, but what other GPUs are on the horizon in 2024? There might be more than you think.
A hacker typing on an Apple MacBook laptop while holding a phone. Both devices show code on their screens.

AMD and Apple face a dangerous new security flaw

Researchers just discovered a new vulnerability that allows hackers to steal data and affects Apple, AMD, and Qualcomm.
RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT on a pink background.

Here’s how AMD counters Nvidia’s big RTX Super launch

Although Nvidia's RTX 4070 Super is out today, AMD is not staying dormant. It decided to strike back against Nvidia with a major price cut.
Two intel Arc graphics cards on a pink background.

Intel may already be conceding its fight against Nvidia

Rumor has it that Nvidia might soon be the sole maker of high-end GPUs, as Intel may be about to throw in the towel.
Three graphics cards on a gray background.

The best GPUs of all time, from 1996 to now

These days, the list of the best graphics card shuffles every couple of years. But what are the landmark GPUs that got us to where we are today?
A laptop screen shows the home page for ChatGPT, OpenAI's artificial intelligence chatbot.

This one image breaks ChatGPT each and every time

ChatGPT can handle all sorts of images, but this particular image is just too much.
Michelle Johnston Holthaus holding an Intel Core Ultra CPU.

Who’s the winner of CES 2024?

Nvidia, AMD, and Intel all presented their fair share of new products during CES 2024. Which tech giant comes out on top?
Intel Arc A580 graphics card on a pink background.

Intel’s forgotten GPUs are still happening

Intel kept quiet about its next-gen discrete graphics cards, but apparently, Arc Battlemage is alive and well.
Over the shoulder view of a person using a Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 laptop.

What is CPU usage, and how to fix high CPU usage

If your PC has slowed down, high CPU usage may be the cause. In this guide, we will show you how to check your CPU usage and how to fix it when it's too high.
Intel Core i5-14600K processor inside its socket.

Intel’s CPUs just got way more confusing

Intel has just unveiled a slew of new processors, including mobile and desktop options, at CES 2024. Here's what we know about them.
Nvidia RTX 4080 Super, RTX 4070 Ti Super, and RTX 4070 Super over a dark background.

RTX 4080 Super vs. RTX 4070 Ti Super vs. RTX 4070 Super: Nvidia’s new GPUs, compared

How do the RTX 4080 Super, RTX 4070 Ti Super, and RTX 4070 Super stack up against each other? Check out their specs, performance, price, and more.
AMD announcing AMD Ryzen 8000G.

AMD’s new CPUs let you play Cyberpunk without a graphics card

AMD has just announced its latest desktop APUs, dubbed the Ryzen 8000G. Are these processors sufficient for gamers?
The MSI Claw gaming handheld over a colorful background.

Why MSI’s leaked gaming handheld might crush its competitors

A new leak shows us everything we need to know about MSI's new gaming handheld. Will it beat the competition?
The Copilot key shown on a white keyboard.

For the first time in 30 years, your keyboard is about to be changed

Microsoft is bringing a major change to the keyboard we've all grown used to, and it's closer than you might think.
Intel's 14900K CPU socketed in a motherboard.

Intel may be ready to launch a new monster CPU

A leaked image tells us that Intel may have a new desktop CPU in the works, and it's going to be the best CPU to date.
The cable management in the back chamber of the CLX Scarab.

A starter’s guide to PC cable management that won’t intimidate you

If the cabling in your PC is a bit of a mess, now is the time to get it sorted. Here's why you should and how you can do it.
A top-down view of the Mac Mini.

The easy way to choose between the Mac Studio and Mac mini

Does the M2 Mac mini render the Mac Studio obsolete? Let's explore the inner workings of these two Apple mini PCs and pick a winner.
Ports on the Surface Laptop Studio 2.

How I fixed my annoying, overheating laptop

My laptop was a hot mess, but I managed to make it a lot better. Here's what you should do to keep your laptop from overheating.
A building with the Xfinity logo on it.

Use Comcast for internet? Your personal data may have been hacked

If you're a Comcast customer, your data may have been compromised, including sensitive personal information.
A cracked PCB on an RTX 4090.

Great, now GPUs are cracking

A whopping 19 Nvidia RTX 4090 graphics cards were just sent in for repair, and most of them couldn't be fixed. Is this another issue with Nvidia's top GPU?
a PC case with RGB lighting inside.

5 ways to take your PC from boring to beautiful

Performance is one thing, but what about aesthetic? Here are a few things you can to do make your PC look as great as it runs.
The RTX 4070 graphics card on a pink background.

GPUs are cheap right now, but don’t be tempted just yet

GPU prices are pretty sweet right now, but you're most likely better off waiting if you're in the market for an Nvidia GPU.