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Will the Surface Pro 7 ditch Intel chips for Qualcomm’s 5G support?

Microsoft’s Surface laptops all come with Intel processors at their heart, delivering solid all-round performance with seventh and eighth-generation CPUs. But that might change with

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs. Intel Core i9-9900K: Spec comparison

2019 has been a great year for AMD, with new CPU and graphics card launches that are capturing massive attention from the industry and hardware

AMD RX 5700 XT vs. Nvidia RTX 2060 Super

Summer 2019 has proved an exciting one for gamers and hardware enthusiasts, because not only do we have some amazing new CPUs from AMD to

Ryzen 3000 Review: AMD’s 12-core Ryzen 9 3900X conquers all

With its ground-breaking 7nm process, AMD’s Ryzen 9 3900X leave very little room for Intel’s best CPUs. Our review of AMD’s 12-core Ryzen 9 3900X

AMD Ryzen 9 3900X review

AMD’s launch of the original Ryzen was a big deal. After years of so-so chips, AMD was finally a good alternative to Intel. The company

MacBook Pro 2019: Everything we know so far about Apple’s next laptops

As expected, Apple did indeed release two new models of the MacBook Pro in May 2019. An updated 13-inch and 15-inch model are now available

The GTX 1060 is still the most popular graphics card among Steam gamers

The results of Steam’s latest Hardware and Software survey are out, and one graphics card continues to be the most popular among gamers. According to

A new MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar? Here’s what we want to see

In its recent update to the MacBook Pro line, Apple has made some notable improvements to the 13- and 15-inch variants with the Touch Bar,

Microsoft has a brighter future in mobile computing with Windows on ARM than x86

Rumors about a Surface with an ARM processor has fans both excited and skeptical. That wouldn’t be Microsoft’s first dance with ARM, not even its

AMD RX 5700 XT vs. Nvidia RTX 2070: Spec comparison

At E3 2019, AMD revealed not only its full stack of Ryzen 3000 CPUs, but also its new-generation of “Navi” graphics cards, now known as

Five months later, the HP Spectre Folio is still one of my favorite laptops

As a laptop reviewer, I’m often spending time with the latest and greatest devices. Laptops that push the envelope in design and performance, and lately,

MacBook Pro catching fire? Apple issues safety recall for overheating batteries

Apple customers who own an older-generation MacBook Pro may need to pay attention to recent safety recall issued by the technology company. Via a press

Surface Centaurus: News, rumors, specs, release date, and more

Microsoft has been showing off a new prototype privately to its employees, an innovative dual-screen device that currently goes by the codename “Surface Centaurus.” It’s

MacBook Pro 16-inch: Everything you need to know

Forget ancient whispers of Atlantis or hushed speculation on Kate Middleton’s latest haircut, there’s a hot new rumor in town: Apple will launch a brand-new,

Surface Book 3: Everything we know about Microsoft’s next powerful 2-in-1

Microsoft’s Surface Book line saw immense improvements with the Book 2 model, but some flaws remained. Now it’s time to start thinking about the Surface

MacBook Pro vs. iPad Pro

If you’re looking for portable power in the Apple ecosystem, the MacBook Pro immediately leaps out. But the iPad Pro is also a very capable

Nvidia RTX Super: Everything we know so far

Nvidia’s “Super” tease in late May seemed primed to disrupt AMD’s RX 5700 Computex announcement more than anything else. But a month on from that

Dell XPS 15 vs. HP Spectre x360 15

If you’re looking for a highly portable laptop, you’ll likely limit your search to 13-inch models. If you’re looking for more power, though, you’ll probably

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 vs. HP Spectre x360 13

Microsoft is most responsible for the advent of the modern 2-in-1 in which laptops can morph from clamshell to tablet and a couple of modes

HTC’s Vive Pro Eye, a $1,600 VR headset with eye-tracking, is all business

On the surface, the Vive Pro Eye looks like it could be yet another VR headset geared toward gamers. And yet, even after being given

This is how much Apple’s $6,000 Mac Pro would cost as a PC

When Apple announced the price of its new Mac Pro at WWDC, people balked. With a $6,000 starting price, it’s not hard to see why.

Razer Blade Pro vs. MSI GS75 Stealth

Small laptops are great for portability, but if you want a premium gaming notebook experience, you need to opt for something a little larger. The

Lenovo ThinkPad X390 vs. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Lenovo’s iconic ThinkPad line is surprisingly diverse. Head the Lenovo’s web site, and you’ll find clamshell laptops both large and small, 2-in-1s, and a variety

Mac Pro 2019: Everything you need to know

It’s been well over five years since the Mac Pro has shown its face. Since then, Apple’s reputation as the go-to option for creative professionals

Nvidia’s Super reveal might derail AMD’s RX 5000 debut at E3

Nvidia was curiously absent at this year’s Computex, failing to reveal anything more about its “Super” tease from earlier in May. That may mean that

XDR vs. HDR: Why Apple’s new 1,000 nit 6K monitor is such a big deal

HDR has been a confusing topic, especially when it comes to computer displays. Few have the contrast or brightness to really experience true HDR, and

Samsung’s updated Notebook 7 is ready for gaming with discrete GPU support

Samsung has refreshed its Notebook 7 line of laptops with four updated models, two of which ship with discrete graphics targeted at creators and gamers.

The ZenBook Pro Duo is a more practical take on dual-screen laptops

Asus is using its 30th anniversary to celebrate the release of a number of innovative computing products at Computex, a few of which come with

Computex, an AMD vs Intel CPU SmackDown and Apple’s worst nightmare: The Week in Geek

It’s all about computers this week as we sent one of our journalists all the way to Taiwan to find all the shockingly brilliant and

The monstrous, momentous PC hardware of Computex 2019

From futuristic laptops to trailblazing new chips, this is the PC hardware that caught our eye at Computex 2019. Where tomorrow’s computing gets real CES