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How the 32-core Ryzen Threadripper is suddenly a lot better at gaming

A bug in Nvidia’s drivers drastically hurt the 32-core Threadripper 2990WX’s performance. When we reviewed AMD’s CPU Colossus, the 32-core Threadripper 2990WX, it had one weakness:

Acer Aspire 5 A515-51-58HD review: Optane memory gives this budget laptop a boost

HDD + Optane = speed. While it’s thicker and heavier than we’d like and it suffers from an iffy display, the Optane memory-equipped Acer Aspire

Lenovo Yoga 730 Review : Can the Lenovo Yoga 730 become your preferred portable creativity machine?

Pros Decent power for applications and games Excellent exterior design Comfortable ergonomics Solid screen and speakers Cheaper than its key rival Cons Dell XPS has

How to pick the best gaming laptop GPU : We’ve crunched the numbers to recommend the right GPU for your budget.

A gaming laptop’s GPU matters just as much as its CPU and other components. Given that any gaming laptop worth the name has some sort

Just buy it? Why Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 Ti might be worth preordering

There are valid reasons to preorder the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti—they just haven’t been articulated well. Look, you shouldn’t preorder anything technology related. Not games,

Best Intel processor: Core i3, i5, i7 and i9 explained

Picking a processor is one of the tougher choices you’ll make when buying a new desktop PC or laptop. Intel makes most of the CPUs

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti are loaded with boundary-pushing graphics tech

They boast hardware for real-time ray tracing and enough power to drive 4K G-Sync HDR displays. Those prices though. The wait is over, friends. After

Best mini PC 2018: The best barebones PCs you can buy from just £10/$12.8

These small-form-factor mini PCs will save you space and money As great as beefy desktop PCs are, there’s one problem: their size. Compared to other

Should you buy a 32-core Threadripper 2990WX?

Here’s why you should—or shouldn’t—buy AMD’s crazy new 32-core Threadripper CPU. AMD’s 32-core  Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX is arguably the most powerful “consumer” CPU ever sold.

Acer, Alienware, and HP have all announced desktops with GeForce RTX

Nvidia’s breakthrough ray tracing graphics cards will be appearing soon on these PCs. There may be hand-wringing out there over Nvidia’s new ray-tracing graphics family,

Notebooks are about to get interesting again

There’s an ebb and flow to every segment in tech, and it looks like notebooks and 2-in-1s are about to get very interesting again. Just

MacBook 2018: What you need to know before you buy your next Apple laptop

Apple’s MacBook range of laptops come with high price tags, fetching metal unibodies and high-resolution Retina displays. But what’s the difference between a Pro, an

Nvidia Turing GTX 2080: Nvidia announces pro GPUs, gives gaming hints

Nvidia Turing: All you need to know about the GTX 2080 Nvidia has announced its first Turing GPUs at the Siggraph 2018 conference, the Quadro

12 notebooks for every budget – Best Laptop 2018

We’ve tested a wide selection of laptops, Chromebooks, convertibles and MacBooks. Below are our picks of the best laptops currently available.  If you’re after a beautiful,

List of all 8th Gen GeForce GTX 1070 laptops

We can imagine that choosing the best in a sea of great gaming laptops is not an easy task. Therefore, we have created this list containing everything

ASUS ROG Strix GL504 Scar II: The FPS Gamers’ Dream?

Announced back in June during COMPUTEX, the ROG Strix Scar II is the newest model in the company’s FPS-centric gaming notebook lineup. While already has

ASUS TUF B450M-PLUS GAMING Review

Our Verdict The ASUS TUF B450M is what most of the folks eager to build an AMD system have been waiting for. These B450 boards

AMD brings overclocking to the masses with its Ryzen B450 chipset

The newest mainstream Ryzen chipset offers features Intel doesn’t. It’s not much of a secret anymore but AMD, on Tuesday, officially unwrapped its B450 chipset.

Laptop buyer’s guide: What to get when everything’s on sale

Everything you need to know to find the good deals among the mediocre ones. Laptop deals don’t just rain from the sky for the holidays.

4 Reasons to Wait for the 2018 iMac, 3 Reasons Not To

Should you buy the iMac for back to school or at home, or should you wait for the 2018 iMac updates before you buy? The iMac is

MacBook Pro review (2018): Apple plays catch-up

With the new MacBook Pro, Apple is just trying to keep pace with the rest of the computing industry. The biggest upgrade is Intel’s latest CPUs,

List of all 8th Gen GeForce GTX 1060 laptops

Acer Acer Predator Helios 300 (G3-571) We begin with this attractive gaming device which boasts up to an 8th gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor in combination

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) – AMD strikes back

In our previous comparison, we put side by side two graphics options – AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) vs NVIDIA GeForce

AMD Ryzen 7 2700 vs Intel Core i9-8950HK – a tight race

In order to keep things spicy, we have come up with another worthy rival to our gold medalist AMD Ryzen 7 2700 and this is

How to pick the best CPU for your next laptop

Core i7 vs. Core i5, Pentium N or Celeron U? We answer your burning laptop CPU questions. The CPU matters in a laptop even more

G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained

Two rival technologies promise to rid games of stuttering and tearing. Once you’ve used a variable refresh rate monitor, you can’t go back. AMD’s FreeSync

The highest-performing PC hardware you can buy today

Looking to build the ultimate PC? If price is no object, this is the hardware you want. The best gear money can buy One of

PCs are on the rise again after six years: here’s why

For years now, prophets of doom have been talking about the death of the PC. To some extent, they are right. The PC of old

AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 (Vega 10 XL mobile) vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) – the Max-Q GPU wins this battle

It would probably come as no surprise that we keep confronting graphics cards by the two world tech leaders AMD and NVIDIA. This time we

5 things Apple could have done to sell me on the new MacBook Pro

Apple has announced its new MacBook Pro 2018 models, but for me they stop short of being a must-buy based on specs alone. Trying out