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Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.

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AMD will introduce another new GPU you probably can't buy next week

AMD will debut its latest Radeon RX 6000 graphics card to dejected and beaten-down gamers next week. Tight inventories have made it nearly impossible to buy even older Radeon cards.

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Acer Swift 3X review: This lightweight laptop shows Intel's Xe Max magic

The Acer Swift 3X is a great laptop for creators, but its value depends on whether your workloads benefit from Intel's Deep Link capabilities for its Xe Max graphics.

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Gigabyte Aorus 17G Review: A real gaming laptop that's amazingly quiet

The Gigabyte Aorus 17G gaming laptop looks like it should be loud, but it’s not. It brings awesome GeForce RTX 3080 performance with an arguably small sacrifice.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming: Nvidia battles GPU miners ahead of RTX 3060 launch

These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today from Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon.

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Nvidia cripples RTX 3060 mining ahead of launch, but don't expect miracles

Nvidia is cutting the GeForce RTX 3060's Ethereum capabilities in half and rolling out dedicated cryptocurrency GPUs, but still expect the graphics cards to disappear quickly.

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New Chromebooks will ship with Google's Stadia pre-installed

Google has confirmed that it will ship Chromebooks with the Stadia service pre-installed, which reports say is a web app.

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Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3060 gets a February 25 release date

Nvidia's first mainstream graphics card of this generation, the $329 GeForce RTX 3060, hits the streets later this month.

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When should I choose a console over a graphics card upgrade? | Ask an expert

Our staff often debates this topic fiercely, but switching platforms can make sense.

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Should you buy a gaming laptop or a gaming desktop?

Considering a GeForce 30-series Laptop or desktop? Here's what you need to think about first.

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Confirmed: Nvidia taps the GTX 1050 Ti to battle graphics card shortages

Nvidia confirms that it's shipping stock of older GPUs to help combat the current graphics card shortage—and it's a smart move.

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Intel is already testing its Xe HPG gaming GPU in 3DMark

Intel's first Xe graphics card for PC gamers is already being tested.

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How to see your PC game's frame rate with Steam's FPS counter

It's quick and easy to turn on Steam's in-game FPS counter. Here's how.

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PCWorld's February Digital Magazine: The Chip Wars Rage On

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android, iOS, and your web browser.

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11 GeForce RTX 30-series gaming laptops you can buy right now

It's a lot easier to buy an RTX 30-series laptop than a proper GeForce RTX 30-series graphics card these days. Here are 11 models you can buy right now.

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EVGA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti FTW3 Ultra review: Speed and sensors

The EVGA FTW3 Ultra is the fastest GeForce RTX 3060 Ti we've tested, albeit by a slim margin.

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Razer's Viper 8K escalates the war for ultimate gaming mouse responsiveness

Razer's ambidextrous Viper 8K gaming mouse boast an 8,000Hz polling rate that's eight times faster than the industry standard.

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Today only: Samsung 970 EVO and 980 Pro SSDs hit their all-time low

Amazon has a sale on Samsung storage gear including a 980 Pro and a 970 Evo Plus.

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