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How to check your graphics card's GPU temperature

Knowing your graphics card's GPU temperature is vital when your PC keeps overheating, or when you try your hand at overclocking. Here's how to check your GPU temperature.

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Opera's GX gaming browser integrates Discord, adds 'hot tab' killer

As Opera's Opera GX gaming browser celebrates its one-year birthday, it adds support for the popular chat community, Discord.

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Adobe flips on GPU-accelerated encoding for Premiere Pro, and wow it's fast

Adobe's Premiere Pro finally supports hardware encoding support for Nvidia and AMD GPUs, letting your render H.264 and HEVC videos much faster than on the CPU alone.

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Epic's Unreal Engine 5 demo looks stunning, and how the new graphics work is just as important

Sure, Epic's Unreal Engine 5 demo looks pretty, but more importantly, UE5 might make it easier for developers to create games with next-gen graphics, a process that's become more and more onerous over this console generation.

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These 25 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These long PC games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

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20 gorgeous PC games that will punish your graphics card

These graphically intense PC games crank the eye candy to 11—and make your PC sweat while they're at it.

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20 terrifying PC horror games to play with the lights off

Don't be ashamed to curl up in a ball in the corner. These PC horror games will scare the pants off of even hardened gamers.

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Nvidia's RTX Broadcast Engine taps GeForce AI cores to spruce up your game streams

Nvidia announced RTX Broadcast Engine SDKs at TwitchCon that use AI smarts to negate the need for physical green screens and add cool effects to your streams.

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The 5 Mac games you need to play from June and July 2019

Borderlands 2 gets a new expansion, and we've got a great new fighting game, too.

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The 5 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from April 2019

‘Rolando’ makes its triumphant return, while ‘Cultist Simulator’ and ‘Distraint 2’ deliver spring chills.

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The best game capture software

If you want to make a video of your PC games, there's a slew of freeware that can help you do it. We compare the best game recording software around.

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Nvidia ShadowPlay review: The best gameplay recording option for GeForce graphics card owners

Nvidia's ShadowPlay is a great way to record your gameplay or broadcast it live to the world if you're running a GeForce graphics card.

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AMD ReLive review: A stylish video capture tool for Radeon graphics cards

Performance between Nvidia's ShadowPlay and AMD ReLive is about the same, but AMD's tool is a little easier to use and has an overall sleeker look.

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Plays review: Game capture made easy, and easily shareable

Plays is all about creating short clips and sharing them online, and the Plays desktop software makes that fun to do.

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Game Bar for Windows 10 review: A top gameplay capture performer, when you can see it

The Windows 10 Game Bar is a solid gameplay recording option with excellent performance, but its UI is flaky.

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Fraps Review: You could pay to capture gameplay videos, but why?

Fraps is a popular program for tracking framerates and benchmarking, but for video capture there are better options available for free.

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OBS Studio Review: The most powerful screen capture tool money can't buy

OBS Studio is a fantastic tool for capturing gameplay videos, but it's not for novices.

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MSI Afterburner video capture review: You can do better

Game capture on MSI's Afterburner has always been an afterthought, and it still shows.

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