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Deal of the week: Windows 8, displays, storage, and games
— 5:52 PM on January 18, 2013

Bad news: Microsoft has announced that its Windows 8 upgrade promotion will end on February 1. From then on, prices for Windows 8 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming Windows

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Corsair super-sizes liquid cooling radiators
— 12:12 PM on January 17, 2013

Closed-loop liquid coolers are big business these days. Everyone seems to be selling the things, and Corsair has a particularly diverse range of offerings....

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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A driver update to reduce Radeon frame times
— 9:13 PM on January 16, 2013

We spotted an issue with high frame latencies in several of the latest games on the Radeon HD 7950 not long ago, and now AMD...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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BioShock Infinite PC perks, requirements detailed
— 2:06 PM on January 15, 2013

As we slowly inch toward BioShock Infinite's March 26 release, developer Irrational Games has revealed the PC version's hardware requirements. The minimum specs are...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Dishonored developer worked on Half-Life 2: Episode Four
— 9:49 AM on January 15, 2013

We haven't seen a new Half-Life 2 game since Episode Two came out in October 2007. According to the folks at ValveTime and Rock, Paper,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Oculus Rift is freaking amazing
— 3:09 PM on January 14, 2013

Like many of you, I had heard the hype about the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, the big names who are backing the device, and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Deal of the week: Monitors, PSUs, games, and more
— 5:19 PM on January 11, 2013

We have plenty of news from CES to keep us occupied this week, but we wouldn't want to skip our weekly deal post—especially considering some...

Type: News story Tags: Power Displays Gaming Windows

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Enermax to offer all-white CPU cooler
— 4:05 PM on January 11, 2013

Some people laughed when enclosure makers first started offering stark white cases. The trend toward arctic-themed PCs hasn't shown any signs of slowing, though....

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Lepa shows off high-efficiency PSUs, seizure-inducing LED fans
— 3:26 PM on January 11, 2013

Enermax subsidiary Lepa is showing PSUs and fans at CES this year. New on the PSU front is the P1375, which boasts modular cables,...

Type: News story Tags: Power Cooling

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Enermax PWM fans boast maximum speed switch
— 10:39 AM on January 11, 2013

While touring Enermax's suite at the Consumer Electronics Show, Scott came upon an interesting twist on adjustable-speed fans. Most adjustable fans use in-line resistance...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Xi3 reveals Steam-optimized PC in 'grapefruit-sized' chassis
— 6:00 AM on January 9, 2013

Huh, interesting. With all the rumors about Valve's Steam Box floating around, I was kind of picturing a Mini-ITX-sized living room PC. Valve may be...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Slim Thermaltake Nic CPU cooler steers clear of DIMM slots
— 3:39 PM on January 8, 2013

One of the biggest problems with using an aftermarket CPU cooler is finding one that won't hang over your motherboard's DIMM slots. Larger coolers...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Deal of the week: SSDs, mice, games, and more
— 5:57 PM on January 4, 2013

Post-holiday sales are still popping up around the web, and as it happens, Newegg has one running today and through the weekend. Among the...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Input devices Gaming

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PC Perspective offers a peek at capture-based frame latency measurement
— 12:24 PM on January 4, 2013

Back before I published my first "Inside the second" article, as I was still mulling over the issues in my head, I attended a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Sony patent describes RFID-infused DRM
— 1:03 PM on January 3, 2013

DRM schemes were introduced to curb piracy, and they're increasingly being deployed as weapons against used-game sales. While most have been cracked or otherwise bypassed,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Driver software to be tweaked to reduce Radeon frame latencies in series of updates
— 2:56 PM on January 2, 2013

To our surprise, we recently found that the GeForce GTX 660 Ti generally outperforms the Radeon HD 7950 in our latency-focused tests in many...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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PC Gamer previews 2013's upcoming titles
— 12:30 PM on January 2, 2013

2012 was a pretty good year for PC gamers. Sure, we had to share a lot of titles with consoles, but we also got...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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As the second turns: the web digests our game testing methods
— 12:15 PM on January 2, 2013

A funny thing happened over the holidays. We went into the break right after our Radeon vs. GeForce rematch and follow-up articles...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Gaming

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