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A reference Snapdragon X Elite Laptop running Steam

Playing PC games on a Snapdragon X Elite laptop made me a believer

I played two PC games on a reference laptop with the Snapdragon X Elite chip, and I came away with my mind blown.
The Falcon NW Talon on a table in front of a window.

Falcon Northwest Talon review: you get what you pay for

Falcon Northwest's Talon is a boutique gaming PC, now complete with the very latest and greatest PC parts.
A hand holding the RTX 4090 GPU.

New Nvidia update suggests DLSS 4.0 is closer than we thought

A new update for Nvidia DLSS bumps the version number, and it's getting surprisingly close to DLSS 4.
Someone holding the Ryzen 7 5800X3D in a red light.

4 CPUs you should buy instead of the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D

AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X3D is one of the best gaming CPUs you can buy, but there are plenty of alternatives that are worthy of your attention.
Gaming PC on a desk.

I keep my PC on the floor, and you can’t convince me otherwise

Should you mount your PC on your desk or put it on the floor? What about hiding it inside a desk cupboard? They all work, but some may work better than others.
Three graphics cards on a gray background.

I’ve reviewed every AMD and Nvidia GPU this generation — here’s how the two companies stack up

Nvidia and AMD are hotly competitive in 2024. After reviewing every GPU the companies currently offer, here's how they compare.
The Intel logo on the Arc A770 graphics card.

Intel’s next-gen GPU might be right around the corner

We've seen leaks for Intel's Battlemage GPUs for over a year now, but some shipping documentation hints that a launch is right around the corner.
The Starforge Navigator PC sitting on a coffee table.

The biggest Twitch streamers swear by this gaming PC. Is it any good?

Starforge Systems has resounding endorsements from some of Twitch's largest streamers, but are the company's PCs any good?
AMD RX 7600 on a pink background.

Don’t buy a cheap GPU in 2024

The narrative about 8GB graphics cards isn't changing in 2024, and it's getting tougher to recommend budget-friendly GPUs as a result.
Twitch logo.

How to download Twitch clips

With the new Twitch interface, it seems impossible to download your favorite clips. However, there's still a quick, easy way to download clips if you search.
Fortnite man.

Fortnite performance guide: best settings, fps boost, and more

Fortnite is a super fast-paced game and your PC needs to be fast enough to keep ahead of the storm. Here are the best settings to boost Fortnite performance.
Aloy shooting a bow in Horizon Forbidden West.

Horizon Forbidden West is a marvel — if your PC can handle the heat

Horizon Forbidden West is finally on PC after two years exclusively on the PS5. Here's how to get the most out of the game on PC.
Red-haired girl with horns and dragon wing in Visions of Mana

Visions of Mana paints a promising picture of the RPG series’ return

We went hands-on with Visions of Mana and its looking good for the RPG series' first mainline game in over 15 years.
Mecha Break robot head with glowing blue eyes

Mecha Break’s robot customization shakes up the battle royale formula

Based on what we've played so far, Mecha Break's battle royale mode might have what it takes to stand with the best of them.
Cyberpunk 2077 running on the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14.

I tested the three best 14-inch gaming laptops. There’s a clear winner

The Zephyrus G14, Blade 14, and Omen Transcend 14 are all great gaming laptops, but only one can win in this 14-inch laptop shootout.
RTX 4070 logo on a graphics card.

5 GPUs you should buy instead of the RTX 4070

The RTX 4070 is one of the best graphics cards you can buy right now, but the space it occupies is heavily contested by other GPUs from AMD and Nvidia itself.
An archer fires an arrow at an enemy in Dragon's Dogma 2.

Dragon’s Dogma 2 PC performance: best settings, crashing, stuttering

Dragon's Dogma 2 on PC uses the highly scalable RE Engine, but it's probably the worst showcase of Capcom's impressive tech.
Assassin's Creed Mirage on the MSI Claw handheld.

MSI Claw slammed as ‘impossible to recommend’ in early review

The MSI Claw is off to a rocky start, with some early reviews saying the handheld gaming PC is impossible to recommend.
A banner with GDC on it outside a conference center.

GDC 2024 in review: Path tracing, upscaling, and CPU-killing tech

After spending the week at GDC, here are my big takeaways from advancements in the world of PC graphics and tech.
A laptop and a camera on a table with a Qualcomm logo on the screen.

Qualcomm just made some bold claims about gaming on ARM PCs

Qualcomm teases that it managed to turn Arm CPUs into something that can run Windows games without a hitch.
A beastren in Dragon's Dogma 2.

Capcom responds to negative reception of Dragon’s Dogma 2’s PC port

The PC port of Dragon's Dogma 2 is a mess, so Capcom responded to the negative criticism and outlined what it plans to fix.
Cyberpunk 2077 running in a Tesla.

Nvidia is bringing ray tracing and DLSS 3 to your car

Nvidia is partnering with MediaTek is build what is essentially a modern GPU into your car, and that has some big implications.
A logo of AMD's FSR 3.

AMD’s next version of FSR promises better visuals and support for Xbox

At GDC 2024, AMD has announced FSR 3.1, with a number of updates and improvements to its upscaling tech.
Captain America and Black Panther face off in a screenshot from a Marvel game.

Unreal Engine just demoed ‘film-quality’ visuals running in real time

At the State of Unreal 2024, Unreal Engine revealed how its latest iteration will create densely detailed environments in real time.
Diablo 4 running on the Alienware x16.

Buying a gaming laptop? These are the brands to trust

You may know what the best gaming laptops are, but what if you want a few more options? These are the gaming laptop brands you should look at first.
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Xbox Game Pass gets its first Activision Blizzard game very soon

An Activision Blizzard title is finally coming to Xbox Game Pass this month, opening the floodgates for more to come.
Lies of P on the KTC G42P5.

Nvidia DLSS is amazing, but only if you use it the right way

DLSS is quickly become a cornerstone feature of modern PC games. Here's all of the ins and outs of Nvidia's AI-driven tech, and how to make the most use of it.
An AI game demo produced by Nvidia.

Nvidia’s AI game demo puts endless dialogue trees everywhere

Nvidia's impressive AI-driven game characters were showed up in a playable demo -- but it just amounts to more endless dialogue trees.
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When will Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth be on PC?

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth is out as a PlayStation 5 exclusive, but it is expected to come to PC just like Remake. This is how long you can expect to wait for it.
Nvidia introducing its Blackwell GPU architecture at GTC 2024.

Meet Blackwell, Nvidia’s next-generation GPU architecture

The wait is over. Here's our first taste of Nvidia's next generation GPU architecture, named Blackwell.
The Asus ROG NUC on a desk surrounded by three monitors.

We finally know the price of Asus’ most powerful gaming NUC

The first listing for the upcoming Asus ROG NUC mini PC was spotted at a German retailer. Spoiler alert: It's not cheap.
Ichiban and Sujimon celebrating.

Steam Spring Sale: best deals, how long is the sale, and more

Get your wallets ready because its time for another Steam sale! The Steam Spring sale cuts the price on hundreds of games, but you need to act fast or miss out.
Steam library.

How to change your Steam username

Have you outgrown your Steam username? If it's time for a change, you can switch up your username easily in just a few clicks on both desktop and mobile.
The name King of Red Lions floats above a red, customized ship in Sea of Thieves.

How to buy and customize ships in Sea of Thieves

You can finally make your ship in Sea of Thieves truly your own with the arrival of Captaincy. This guide will show you how to buy and customize your ship.