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Dell slaps eighth-gen Core CPUs in its XPS 13 and Inspiron laptops
— 1:30 PM on August 28, 2017

Dell hit the show floor at IFA in Berlin with a flurry of portable machines packing Intel's just-announced eighth-generation Core processors. The PC maker...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mobile computing

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Radeon RX Vega 56 availability check: just barely
— 10:39 AM on August 28, 2017

AMD's Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics card, the lowest-priced and most attractive member of the Radeon RX Vega triumvirate, goes on sale today. The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Steam content is coming to Windows Mixed Reality headsets
— 9:09 AM on August 28, 2017

Microsoft has been pushing the idea of mixed reality since it first demoed its Hololens headset back in 2015. The company made some noise...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices Gaming

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AMD ships revised Ryzen CPUs with a compile bug fix
— 4:30 PM on August 25, 2017

A little while ago, the Linux-headed sleuths over at Phoronix came across an obscure bug in Ryzen CPUs that triggered segmentation faults ("segfaults," which...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Corsair K70 Lux RGB keeps it quiet with MX Silent switches
— 3:07 PM on August 25, 2017

Input devices are perhaps the most subjective of all PC components. Individuals seek out mice in shapes and configurations based on physiology and desires, and...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Linksys WRT32X AC3200 is designed for a Killer gaming experience
— 12:00 PM on August 25, 2017

Gamers looking for a competitive edge will drop serious coin to reduce lag in their displays, get more frames-per-second from their video cards,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Networking

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Radeon 17.8.2 drivers are primed for PUBG and Destiny 2
— 10:30 AM on August 25, 2017

Along with a design tweak to its website, AMD has released the Radeon 17.8.2 beta drivers. As far as Radeon drivers are concerned, the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Razer Wolverine Ultimate controller is flashy and customizable
— 9:00 AM on August 25, 2017

Ever since a sizing misstep with the original Xbox "Duke" controller, Microsoft has done a pretty bang-up job in the controller hardware department. The Xbox...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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GeForce 385.41 drivers are ready to meet their Destiny 2
— 2:30 PM on August 24, 2017

If you are one of the millions of players aspiring to a chicken dinner in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and you have a GeForce graphics card,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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HyperX Cloud Alpha headset improves on all fronts
— 4:00 PM on August 23, 2017

Gaming headsets seem to be following the Galapagos finch pattern of radiating out from a single species into an entire genus filling every conceivable...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Rumor: Intel eighth-gen CPU prices spill out of Canadian e-tailer
— 10:30 AM on August 23, 2017

The leak-catchers over at VideoCardz spotted a handful of eighth-generation Intel Core desktop CPUs on the website of Canadian e-tailer PCCanada. The listings have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Corsair's Void Pro gaming headsets arrive in style
— 9:03 AM on August 23, 2017

We liked the sound quality of Corsair's Void Surround gaming headset when we reviewed it back in March. The company has revamped its

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Tuesday deals: a pair of monitors and a mini desktop gaming PC
— 2:05 PM on August 22, 2017

Today is Tuesday, and we're doing a deals post. Yesterday's eclipse did not skip us forward to Friday—we're just trying something different. We'll have smaller...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Gaming

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HP Omen X laptop is overclockable and overpowered
— 11:39 AM on August 22, 2017

HP's showing off its first high-end laptop with Omen X branding at Gamescom, and it looks like a pretty serious piece of kit. The new...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Radeon 17.8.1 drivers are ready for Vega, Quake, and Agents of Mayhem
— 10:00 AM on August 22, 2017

A graphics driver developer's job is never done, as evinced by the approximately bi-weekly updates from Nvidia and AMD. New graphics architectures only add to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Lenovo's Towers and Y25f monitor join its Legion
— 2:30 PM on August 21, 2017

Lenovo's gaming brand is called Legion, and today at Gamescom 2017 (essentially Europe's E3) the company announced a bunch of new members of that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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HTC Vive price permanently drops to $599
— 1:00 PM on August 21, 2017

Back when the Oculus Rift first hit Kickstarter, its promise of next-generation, high-quality VR for just $399 was enchanting. Of course, reality intervened and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Acer Nitro 5 Spin boards the eighth-gen Core train
— 11:00 AM on August 21, 2017

Intel just announced a quartet of new four-core, eight-thread 15 W mobile processors this morning, and the ensuing wave of announcements of laptops with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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