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The best gaming headsets: Reviews and buying advice

We pick the best wireless headsets and the best overall headset for your PC gaming pleasure.

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Dell's selling our favorite budget gaming laptop with a GTX 1060 for an unheard-of price

Dell's Inspiron 15 7000 is our favorite budget gaming laptop with a GTX 1050 Ti for $900. This deal upgrades it to a GTX 1060—for $850!

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AMD vows 'freedom' for new Radeon brands amidst GeForce Partner Program controversy

The Asus Arez lineup won't be the only new Radeon-exclusive graphics card brand, AMD says.

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This certified refurbished HP Omen PC with a GTX 1060 is just $600 after a $300 discount

Amazon is selling a refurbished HP Omen 870 for just $600 today with a Core i5-7400, 8GB of RAM, GeForce GTX 1060, and a 1TB hard drive.

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2nd Gen Ryzen revealed, is Kaby Lake G really Vega?, Radeon RX 500X GPUs | The Full Nerd Ep. 46

Today's show is almost all AMD! First up is the official reveal of 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs, then we go into whether Kaby Lake G is really Vega, and finally we finish with the 'new' Radeon RX 500X GPUs.

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2nd-gen Ryzen CPU unboxing: Ryzen 7 2700x and Ryzen 5 1600X

AMD's 2nd Gen Ryzen (aka Ryzen 2) CPUs are here, promising some nice clock speed boosts at lower prices.

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Corsair's compact K63 mechanical keyboard is made for gamers and only $60 today

The Corsair K63 compact mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX Red switches is $20 off on Amazon.

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AMD's Radeon RX 500X graphics cards are just RX 500-series GPUs with a new name

The Radeon RX 500X graphics cards are a vendor-only rebrand to help PC makers sell more computers.

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Nvidia drops GeForce driver support for 32-bit operating systems, Fermi graphics cards

GeForce drivers will no longer be Game Ready for 32-bit operating systems or older Fermi GPU hardware.

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Over-the-top RGB PC build prep

We're building an RGB PC, and we're putting in as many components with multi-colored LEDs as possible. It's purely for self-education reasons, of course.

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Intel's Kaby Lake-G mystery: Why Radeon Vega M may be more Polaris than Vega

Intel's hot new Kaby Lake G may actually be based on AMD's older Polaris GPU, despite its Vega M name.

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Boost your setup with big deals on near-perfect G.Skill gaming peripherals

Amazon and Newegg have hot deals G.Skill gaming peripherals that earned near-perfect PCWorld reviews.

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Intel Core i9 for laptops | The Full Nerd Ep. 45

The Full Nerd crew talks about Intel's new Core i9 CPU built just for laptops.

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Dell's G Series laptops are priced for every gamer

Dell's new mainstream gaming laptops include the G3 15 and G3 17, the G5 15, and the G7 15, with prices starting at $749 for surprisingly well-equipped models.

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HTC Vive Pro review

The HTC Vive Pro pushes VR forward, but at $800 for the headset alone it's likely to remain niche.

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The Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 pack 6-core Intel overclockable goodness

The Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 premium gaming laptops don't skimp, offering six-core Intel Core CPUs on all but one model, and discrete graphics up to a GeForce GTX 1080.

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Intel ushers responsive Optane memory into laptops with Core i5+, i7+, and i9+ brands

Intel is showing off "Optane Inside" notebooks and desktops with a new "plus" brand, such as "Core i7+".

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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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