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Modder Wires Iconic 1970 TV Up for Modern PC, Console Gaming

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The 1970s were a deeply confusing time. Formica countertops were everywhere, shag carpet was popular, dark wood paneling (combined with shag carpeting) conspired to make the interior of every home a place where visible light went to die, and virtually every consumer product came in ...

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Buying a Pre-Built Gaming PC Is Now Smarter Than Building Your Own

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Building a PC has long offered the best value when performance and reliability are your primary concern, but things are changing. With component prices skyrocketing, you may actually be further ahead to purchase a pre-built gaming computer even if it’s not exactly what you want. ...

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What’s the Best Processor for PC Gaming?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Choosing the best processor for PC gaming is a rather more complex proposition than it seems at first glance. After all, “best” is not a single metric. The simplest way for us to help you decide would be to link our Core i7-8700K (See on Amazon) review and ...

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The Best PC Gaming Accessories

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Whether you’re decking out your brand new gaming PC, or trying to breathe new life into an existing rig, there are plenty of affordable accessories that can spruce things up. You can make do with a clunky keyboard or a bad mic, but just a ...

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 Drains the Battery While Gaming, Even When Plugged In

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Microsoft announced its refreshed Surface Book 2 last week, it was quite clear about how it wanted to position the product. “This is a desktop,” Panos Panay, Microsoft’s corporate VP of devices, declared. “For many, this is likely the most performant desktop they have ...

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Wooting One Keyboard Hands On: Are Analog Switches the Future of Gaming?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Most of the mechanical keyboards marketed as “gaming” boards don’t have many features that make them demonstrably better for gaming. That’s not the case with the Wooting One, an intriguing mechanical keyboard that was launched on Kickstarter earlier this year. It looks like a fairly ...

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Dell Adds GTX 1060, 4K to Inspiron 7000 Gaming Laptops

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Dell’s Inspiron 7000 gaming series has been a great way to pick up a midrange laptop with the chops for gaming without paying an arm and a leg. The current 15-inch system offers a Core i5-7300HQ, a GTX 1050 Ti, 8GB of DDR4, a 1080p ...

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D&D Beyond Combines Tabletop Gaming with Digital Features

The first edition of Dungeons & Dragons came out in 1974, but the venerable tabletop game is still rolling along. Now in its 5th Edition, the various incarnations of the game have relied more on dice and statistics than some other competing RPGs that place a greater emphasis on DM/GM (Dungeon Master/Game Master) discretion and roleplaying and less on random outcomes. ...

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Are Valve and Steam Helping PC Gaming or Hurting It?

When Valve launched Half Life 2 back in 2004, it didn’t just ship the sequel to one of the greatest first-person shooters ever made. Bundled along, as a mandatory component of the experience, was a service called Steam. Gamers, including those who bought boxed copies of the title in their local computer stores or GameStop (back when GameStop had a ...

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