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The best CPUs for gaming

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

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Intel 9th-gen CPU reactions with Intel, Alienware, GamersNexus, Paul's Hardware, and Bitwit

When you're surrounded by smart people, you ask them questions. We've got rapid reactions to the Intel 9th-gen CPU reveal from Alienware, Intel, and some of the best PC YouTube channels around.

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Intel's 9th-gen Core i7-9700K abandons Hyper-Threading: What it could mean for performance

Intel's 9th-gen gives the Core i7 a demotion in threads, but a promotion in actual cores.

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The Full Nerd special episode: Diving deep into Core i9-9900K and Core X with Intel's desktop chief

In this special episode of The Full Nerd, desktop VP Anand Srivatsa joins Gordon to talk about Intel's new 9th-gen Core processors and "the world's best gaming CPU," the Core i9-9900K.

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Find unprecedented sales on Ryzen, SSDs, gaming monitors, and more in Amazon's one-day PC sale

Amazon's one-day gaming gear sale features deals on SSDs, displays, processors, graphics cards, RAM, keyboards, and more.

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How the 32-core Ryzen Threadripper is suddenly a lot better at gaming

A bug in Nvidia's drivers drastically hurt the 32-core Threadripper 2990WX's performance. Here's what we saw after the fix.

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AMD's Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X target budget gamers, but they're not DIY

AMD unveiled the Ryzen 5 2500X and the Ryzen 3 2300X, CPUs designed for budget gamers. But currently, the only way you can get one of these chips is in a pre-built system.

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AMD's $55 Athlon 200GE brings Zen CPU cores and Radeon Vega graphics to the masses

The AMD Athlon 200GE is built on Zen and includes Radeon Vega graphics, in a radical departure for the brand.

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2nd Gen Threadripper unbox, install and Threadripper 3 tease

Gordon gets help from AMD on how to unbox the 32-core Threadripper 2990WX, plus a special tease of Threadripper 3.

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Intel's limited edition 5GHz Core i7-8086K goes on sale to celebrate the 8086's 40th anniversary

The Core i7-8086K may be named after the first x86 chip, but this is one of Intel's most advanced gaming processors.

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AMD's Jim Anderson tells all about Threadripper 2

AMD's senior VP of computing sits down to talk about Threadripper 2's 32-core monster of a chip.

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AMD tops Intel with its 32-core Threadripper 2, which will ship this year

AMD didn't have too much to say at Computex, but its announcement of a 32-core Threadripper 2 PC processor was enough. It also opened up its graphics roadmap with 7nm Vega GPUs.

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PCWorld's May Digital Magazine: Intel's 6-core Core i9 comes to laptops

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

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Intel Core i9 for laptops, Hades Canyon NUC, and more | The Full Nerd Ep. 45

Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today's show, we cover Intel's new Core i9 CPUs for laptops, as well as Intel's Hades Canyon NUC.

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Amazon's one-day PC gaming sale offers huge deals on CPUs, full PCs, and other hardware

Amazon's one-day PC gaming sale has some great deals on gear, including a Ryzen 5 1600 for $58 off.

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Who should buy a Ryzen APU, and who shouldn't

PC gamers are wondering: Should I buy an AMD Ryzen 3 2200G or Ryzen 5 2400G? Here are 5 good reasons to buy it, and 5 reasons why you may want to hold off.

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Intel's latest graphics drivers can automatically optimize your games to play their best

Intel's new drivers add a game optimization feature to take some of the headache out of playing on integrated graphics.

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Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD's disruptive multicore chips

Here's everything you need to know about AMD Ryzen CPU prices, speeds, motherboards, and more, including Ryzen APUs and new X400-series motherboards.

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