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Recent desktop computer reviews, computer buying guides, and price comparisons from knowledgeable experts.


MSI GT75VR Titan
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MSI GT75VR Titan Hands-on: It's heavy into VR

MSI GT75VR Titan is big, beefy, and one of the first HDR-ready laptops, with not one but two HDR-ready options, and of course it's VR-ready. But is something this heavy really portable? Check out our detailed hands-on here.

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2017
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Microsoft Surface Laptop review: It's cool enough for school

Microsoft's Surface Laptop provides excellent battery life inside an attractive package. Move over, MacBook Air.

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
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AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Hands-on

AMD says its new Radeon Vega Frontier Edition has the potential to disrupt professional graphics the way Ryzen has disrupted CPUs.

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
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Radeon Vega Frontier Edition benchmarking and gaming first impressions

We took AMD's disruptive Radeon Vega Frontier Edition for a spin in workstation tests and gaming too

Lenovo P320 Tiny workstation

Lenovo's new workstation is indeed 'Tiny' but packs a punch

Windows users working in tight spaces who are looking for a small form factor workstation with multiple display ports and solid processing power have a new contender in the market to check out: the new ThinkStation P320 Tiny.

The Full Nerd
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The Full Nerd Episode 25

In this episode of The Full Nerd the gang discusses PCWorld's Core i9 review, building an Xbox One X PC, and the first 32-bit consumer sound card.

The Full Nerd
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Xbox One X PC build | The Full Nerd Ep 25

The Full Nerd crew discusses why it's currently hard to match the Xbox One X's price and specs.

Microsoft Surface Pro 2017
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Surface Pro 2017 Review

Microsoft's new Surface Pro (2017) Windows tablet packs the power of Intel's new Kaby Lake chip inside, offering a powerful, pricey upgrade to the Surface Pro 4.

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How a motherboard is made

Gigabyte's motherboard production line spans three floors of a Taiwan factory and is surprisingly manual.

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The core wars have begun with Core i9 vs Threadripper | The Full Nerd Episode 24

Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Adam Patrick Murray, and special guest Alaina Yee cover all the hot news out of Computex and more! Don't bother watching Apple's 2017 WWDC keynote, your real PC talk is here.

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Samsung Galaxy Book Review

We put the new Samsung Galaxy Book two-in-one through its paces, and find that this Kaby Lake-powered tablet offers a compelling mix of performance, price, and battery life.

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Intel demonstrates its fast Optane memory

During a keynote at Computex in Taipei, Intel demonstrated its fast Optane memory by loading Black Desert Online on two machines.

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Acer's Nitro 5 brings fan control to casual gamers

The Nitro 5 will give you a taste of the big leagues with CoolBoost. Switch it on and the cooling system runs at full power.

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Dell's upgradeable Inspiron 27 is the first Ryzen all-in-one PC

Dell's Inspiron 27 7000 is an all-in-one with a difference. Undo a couple of screws on the back and you can change the CPU, SSD or hard disk and memory.

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Hands-on: The Raven Z squeezes discrete graphics into a mini-PC

The Raven Z says you can fit discrete graphics in a mini-PC. But there's just one catch about this prototype's configuration.

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Ryzen debuts in laptops with the 8-core Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC

The Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC is a veritable AMD showcase, with Ryzen processors, Radeon RX 580 graphics, and FreeSync.

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Intel demonstrates its tiny Compute Card

The card-sized PC packs a CPU, memory, storage and wireless modules and is coming in August 2017. HP, Dell and Lenovo are early backers.

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Intel's Compute Card is coming in August

This is Intel’s Compute Card. A tiny PC that connects to a bunch of devices

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