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

Lenovo P320 Tiny workstation

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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.

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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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Intel shows off wireless VR on the HTC Vive

Intel showed for the first time at Computex in Taipei a prototype wireless HTC Vive virtual reality headset

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Nvidia Max-Q puts desktop graphics inside a laptop as thin as an MacBook Air

Nvidia's new Max-Q technology can squeeze GTX 1080 graphics into super thin laptops

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Intel unleashes the powerful teraflop Core i9 processor

The battle between Intel and AMD is heating up. At Computex in Taipei on Tuesday, Intel previewed its mammoth Core i9 processor.

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In Win's crazy interactive robot PC case

This interactive, robotic PC case is trying to give you the perfect selfie.

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Asus ZenBook Flip S First Look

This is the Asus ZenBook Flip S. Asus says it is the thinnest 2-in-1 convertible laptop in the world.

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Asus VivoBook Pro First Look

Asus VivoBook Pro will be the first laptop to offer Optane memory as an option

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