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The Full Nerd ep. 178: Rumors about RTX Ti variants, big CPU changes, and a push for ATX12VO

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the crew tackles all the latest rumors about RTX Ti variants, possible changes for upcoming Intel and AMD CPUs, and a world where ATX12VO reigns supreme.

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AMD admits to neglecting budget chips during the ongoing silicon shortage

As the silicon shortage drags on, AMD CEO Lisa Su says that the company is prioritizing higher-cost chips.

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Does using Nvidia's DLSS require a better CPU? | Ask an expert

Nvidia's tech eases the workload of its RTX graphics cards, so will a budget or older CPU bottleneck performance?

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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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AMD's new Ryzen 5000G chips wield Radeon graphics and double the cores

AMD's Ryzen 5000G processors could help out gamers suffering from the current GPU crisis, but they're coming to prebuilt computers first.

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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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Video: Intel answers our Rocket Lake S questions

Brandt Guttridge, Intel’s senior director of the Desktop Products Group, appears on The Full Nerd to answer questions about 11th-gen Core, Rocket Lake S, and desktop gaming.

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MSI will support Resizable BAR across Intel and AMD motherboards, even Threadripper

MSI will support the PCIe Resizable BAR feature even on older 8th-gen Intel motherboards and AMD X470 motherboards.

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Intel takes on Ryzen with Rocket Lake S and the Core i9-11900K

Intel launches its 11th-gen Core chip for the desktop, code-named Rocket Lake S, at CES 2021. The flagship Core i9-11900K offers gaming performance that competes that tops AMD's Ryzen 5900X.

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Meet Tiger Lake H35, Intel's new bid for ultraportable gaming laptops

Intel believes that the world is ready for ultraportable laptops that can be used for both work and mainstream gaming, and its new 11th-gen Tiger Lake Core chip, the H35, is just the thing.

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CES 2021 preview: Brace yourself for a deluge of new PC hardware

CES may be virtual in 2021, but we expect to see plenty of new hardware from the likes of Intel, AMD, Nvidia, HP, Dell, Asus, MSI, and more.

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PCWorld's December Digital Magazine: Is the MacBook Air really faster than 98% of PC laptops?

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

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The best PC deals from Newegg's massive Fantastech sale: SSDs, cases, and 32GB RAM kits

If Amazon Prime Day doesn't have enough bargains for you, check out Newegg's Fantastech sale.

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A rare Intel CPU deal: The 8-core Core i7-10700 is $40 off at Walmart

Walmart is selling the Intel "Comet Lake-S Core i7-10700 for $311.

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AMD says the Zen 3-based Ryzen 9 is the 'world's best gaming CPU'

AMD's Ryzen 9, Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 chips, all part of its Zen 3 architecture and Ryzen 5000 desktop processors, will surpass Intel in gaming, the company claims.

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September 2020 top product alerts: Hot new graphics cards, smoking-fast Intel CPUs, and more

This month’s round-up of the products we can’t wait to get our hands on, plus the best of those newly available.

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Save $100 on this unlocked Core i7 and high-end motherboard combo

Newegg is selling the Core i7-10700KA and the Gigabyte Z490 Aorus Elite for under $500.

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Nvidia will buy Arm for up to $40 billion, combining smartphone, GPU powerhouses

Nvidia is set to buy Arm for as much as $40 billion, the largest semiconductor deal ever. Nvidia says that it will use Arm's CPUs to bolster its AI technology.

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