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Razer's $69 Power Up pack saves you a bundle on awesome gaming gear

Walmart is selling the Razer Power Up Bundle for $69 right now including a gaming headset, keyboard, and high DPI mouse valued at $120.

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At what price does a console become better than a gaming PC? | Ask an expert

Today's painful component shortages add an additional layer to the usual advice.

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Graphics cards ranked, from fastest to slowest

We've compared and ranked all the major consumer GPUs from Nvidia and AMD, starting with the fastest graphics card you can buy.

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More than 60 EA games are headed to Xbox Game Pass for PC tomorrow

Microsoft and Electronic Arts are finally launching the EA Play experience for PC on Thursday, bringing more than 60 games via Game Pass for PC and Game Pass Ultimate.

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AMD's game-boosting Smart Access Memory is coming to Ryzen 3000

AMD's performance-enhancing Smart Access Memory feature will come to Ryzen 3000 processors after initially debuting on Ryzen 5000 only.

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Blower-style RTX 3090 cards are disappearing, and that's bad for prosumers

Versions of the powerful RTX 3090 with blower-style coolers are disappearing from the web, with ominous implications for prosumers who need workstations for work and play.

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How does an RTX 3080 perform inside an eGPU?

External GPU's are a tempting option for laptop gamers, but there is a point where it's not worth it.

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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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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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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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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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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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Xbox, PCs and gaming drive AMD and Microsoft's revenues

Microsoft and AMD both reported strong earnings for the fourth quarter of 2020, driven by consumers who worked and played at home with their PC and Xbox game consoles.

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Why Intel's first Xe graphics cards won't work in AMD systems

Intel's first Iris Xe discrete graphics cards are rolling out, but they require select Intel Core CPUs and motherboards to work.

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Be careful: Shopping for gaming laptops just got a lot harder

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-series laptop GPUs deliver unprecedented mobile performance, but fundamental changes to the lineup mean you'll need to be much more cautious when shopping than before.

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Intel's debut Iris Xe graphics cards are headed to prebuilt PCs (but not for gaming)

Intel will sell a discrete desktop GPU aimed at mainstream users and small businesses.

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