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Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming

Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.

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Nvidia GeForce prices skyrocket as cryptocurrency miners snap up supply

First, GPU miners sent AMD Radeon graphics card prices skyrocketing. Now Nvidia's GeForce cards are getting expensive, too.

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Xbox One X PC build | The Full Nerd Ep 25

The Full Nerd crew discusses why it's currently hard to match the Xbox One X's price and specs.

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The highest-performing PC components you can buy today

Looking to build the ultimate PC? If price is no object, this is the hardware you want, from Intel's Core i9 chips to Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti.

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The powerful PC hardware of E3 2017

You'll find PCs and PC hardware everywhere you turn at E3 2017.

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What the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition's specs and pricing mean for PC gamers

The first Radeon Vega graphics card is here, and the Frontier Edition isn't cheap.

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Xbox One X PC Build: Can you do it for $500?

Under the hood, an Xbox One X is a collection of PC hardware. We dig into current component prices to see if we can build a $500 system that matches (or beats) its performance.

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Surface Pro 2017 Review

Microsoft's new Surface Pro (2017) Windows tablet packs the power of Intel's new Kaby Lake chip inside, offering a powerful, pricey upgrade to the Surface Pro 4.

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AMD Threadripper grab: Dell's Alienware shuts out other major vendors for 2017

Dell's Alienware gets a lock onThreadripper for 2017, shutting out HP, Lenovo and other major rivals. Boutique vendors and DIYers will get access.

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Hands-on: Creative Labs' Sound BlasterX AE-5 ups the audio for gamers

Creative Labs' Sound BlasterX AE-5 brings a beefy 32-bit DAC to this sound card made for gamers.

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Logitech's Powerplay mousepad wirelessly charges your mouse while you use it

Logitech's Powerplay wireless charging mousepad will work with the Logitech G903 and G703 gaming mice.

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AMD's FreeSync 2 tech debuts in a wild 49-inch Samsung HDR monitor

AMD's long-teased Radeon FreeSync 2 technology makes its debut in Samsung's swanky CHG70 and CHG90 displays.

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How a motherboard is made

Gigabyte's motherboard production line spans three floors of a Taiwan factory and is surprisingly manual.

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HP's Omen X Compact Desktop can morph into a backpack VR PC

HP's Omen X Compact Desktop was purely a VR backpack PC in a past life, but for this generation, HP is emphasizing its desktop side.

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HP reboots Omen desktop with more of what gamers love

HP's Omen Desktop is upping its game, shedding the old, boring box with "gaming facade stapled on" for a bigger, faster, and slicker design that's better-equipped for serious gameplay.

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Every Nvidia GeForce graphics card you can buy for PC gaming

Nvidia's GeForce graphics cards range from slim HTPC-boosting options to hardware that crushes PC gaming at 4K. Here's the full lineup.

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The core wars have begun with Core i9 vs Threadripper | The Full Nerd Episode 24

Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Alaina Yee cover all the hot news out of Computex and more! Don't bother watching Apple's 2017 WWDC keynote, your real PC talk is here.

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Samsung Galaxy Book Review

We put the new Samsung Galaxy Book two-in-one through its paces, and find that this Kaby Lake-powered tablet offers a compelling mix of performance, price, and battery life.

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