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Best gaming PC builds 2018

Want to build the best gaming PC on the planet? We’ve picked all the best components to build three different tiers of PC gaming perfection to take …

Computer Hardware

Intel and AMD stock cooler performance - can you make do with a free cooler?

It’s time to pit cooler versus cooler, AMD versus Intel, man versus machine… ahem, scrap that last one. We are benchmarking Intel’s stock cooler …

Computer Hardware

The best CPU for gaming

When it comes time to build a gaming PC, it's important to pick the best CPU for the job. Most gamers will spend the most money on the graphics card, …

Computer Hardware

Dealmaster: The best Amazon Prime Day deals that are still going on

Including deals on Samsung SSDs, the Apple Watch, Dell laptops, and more.<p>Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another …

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Intel 9th generation processors rumored to release within a month

Intel 9th generation processors rumors and leaks have hit a boiling point, and now we even have a possible release date.<p>Supposedly, Intel will launch …

Computer Hardware

We built a gaming PC out of Prime Day deals

Amazon Prime Day is growing into the Black Friday of the summer, with many other sites and businesses joining the fun. The result is better prices on …

PC Gaming

The Best Amazon Prime Day Desktop Deals

On Amazon Prime Day, many shoppers will be eyeing discounts on electronics. Here are a few desktop deals we spotted for home, small offices, or …

Computer Hardware

2018 Custom PC Guide for Photography and Video

Last week Apple introduced new MacBook Pro models and the prices already initiated discussions. Maybe it is still better to build a custom PC for …

Computer Hardware

How to convert a Windows laptop to a Chromebook

Chromebooks are wonderful for schools and businesses, provided you primarily use Google services. But a brand new Chromebook doesn't make an existing …

Google Play

The best Prime Day PC Gaming deals from Amazon, Newegg, and more

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is still going strong, with great deals on everything from gaming desktops and laptops to GPUs, CPUs, motherboards, and …

Computer Hardware

The best Amazon Prime Day deals

Amazon Prime Day is upon us, and while the sale doesn't officially begin until 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET, Amazon is kicking things off early with a few sales on its own devices. Check those out below to get a head start on your Prime Day shopping.<p>You'll <b>need to be a Prime member</b> to get the best …

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 gaming deals: Switch, Xbox and PC accessories

Amazon Prime Day, the online retailer's giant 36-hour sale, has begun! Amazon's sale runs through Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. PT (Wednesday, 2:59 a.m. ET). Each year has included some gaming hardware and software, but this year's gaming deals include some particular standouts like sales on Oculus …

Computer Hardware

Prime Day Is a Great Time to Build a Gaming PC

<i>If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use.</i><p>It's Prime Day 2018, which means there are …

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Intel's Spectre 'Variant 4' Performance Tested: Speculative Store Bypass

Today we’re taking a look at the impact addressing the Spectre 'Variant 4' CPU flaw has on Intel's 8th-gen Core CPUs (Coffee Lake). Back when the …

Computer Hardware

Is the GPU pricing crisis ending? Amazon's selling a Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 for $210

If you’ve been impatiently waiting for the end of the great mining-induced graphics card crisis, today’s deal is for you. Amazon’s selling a 4GB Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 for $210 after a $90 discount and a $20 mail-in rebate. (That means you pay $230 up front.)To read this article in full, please …

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The Crew 2 is an unremarkable PC port of a lackluster racer

PC building guides<p>The Crew 2 is a bit of a lackluster experience, as we noted in our review. There's fun to be had, but the writing and story need …

Computer Hardware

Is there a new ‘next-generation’ Windows OS just around the corner?

Interface developer Synaptics has announced a new partnership with AMD to help secure many of the operating systems of the future with a new …

Windows 10

Skipping Amazon Prime Day? Here are some non-Amazon deals (Update: eBay code insanity)

Everyone is getting amped-up for Amazon Prime Day, which goes for 36 hours this year starting on July 16. As with previous Prime Days, we can expect drastic discounts on all sorts of items, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, wearables, and more.<p>However, you might not be excited for …

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Grab AMD’s Ryzen 5 2600 CPU w/ cooler for $160 shipped (Reg. $190)

Newegg offers the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 6-core CPU for <b>$159.99 shipped</b> when code <b>NENAMD6</b> is used at checkout. Regularly closer to $190, and still fetching as much at Amazon, this is the lowest that we’ve tracked and the best available. If you’re looking to build a new computer, now’s a great time with …

Gear & Gadgets

Is Microsoft busy working on a super-secure ‘next-generation’ operating system?

According to a press release from Synaptics, concerning new biometric PC security measures, Microsoft is developing a ‘next-generation operating …

Operating Systems

The Best Picks From eBay's 20% Off Tech Sale

It's just after the financial year, sadly, but if you've been holding out for some new headphones, phones, TV or a camera body, then eBay are running …

Headphones

Intel i9 release date... 8-core desktop CPU specs, news, and rumours

When is the rumoured Intel i9 desktop CPU going to launch? We’ve long suspected that Intel would update its Coffee Lake lineup with a new Core i9, …

Computer Hardware

Monster Hunter World PC Release Date Announced

Capcom has revealed the PC release date for Monster Hunter World.<p>Per Capcom's blog post, the game will come out on Steam on August 9 and it can run …

Monster Hunter World

Android Studio device emulator now works with AMD processors and Hyper-V

Android Studio's device emulator used to be <i>incredibly</i> slow, even on capable hardware. Google has drastically improved the performance over the past …

Android News

Lenovo IdeaCentre 620S review: A short and sweet multimedia PC

This compact PC crams in more power for entertainment, work and even gaming use than you might think<p>The IdeaCentre tends to evoke, at least in our …

Product Reviews

Expert Reviews Awards 2018: The products of the year

The second half of 2018 is well underway, and we're celebrating by highlighting our favourite product launches over the past 12 months<p>We may only be …

Product Reviews

AMD’s next batch of Ryzen desktop CPUs may focus on better power efficiency

Although AMD introduced its second-generation Ryzen desktop processors in April, a recent leak shows another batch is on the way that will focus on …

Computer Hardware

Signage-oriented Mini-STX SBC taps Ryzen V1000

Sapphire has launched a Linux-friendly “FS-FP5V” SBC starting at $325 that features an AMD Ryzen V1000 SoC, as well as SATA III, 2x M.2, 4x DP++, 2x …

Computer Hardware

Get a Ryzen 3 2200G desktop with Vega graphics for $479

If you're looking to buy a cheap gaming PC and/or something you can use as a relatively affordable HTCP, the ABS Mag might be right up your alley. It …

Computer Hardware

The ASRock X399 Professional Gaming Motherboard Review: 10G For All

Today we are taking a look at ASRock's most advanced AMD X399 motherboard for Ryzen Threadripper, the Fatal1ty X399 Professional Gaming. As its name …

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