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The Dell Precision 5520 is hobbled by Linux kernel 4.4

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The good The Precision 5520 is a different class of laptop than the XPS 13, and it shows. The device is physically bigger, looking more like an XPS 15, with Dell’s aluminum and smooth matte-black touches all around.   Of course, most of your time with the PC will be spent looking at the screen, and it doesn’t disappoint. It’s ... Read More »

iPad (2017) review

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Deja view   An iPad is basically a screen you hold in your hands, so the screen quality is important, and Apple didn’t skimp on this one. First of all, it’s plenty bright. Apple says it tops out at 500 nits, thanks to a stronger backlight, which is the same brightness as the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and 25 percent brighter ... Read More »

GEFORCE GTX 1080 TI REVIEW

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Third time’s the charm? You bet it is. Dating back to the 700 series, Nvidia has followed a pattern for GPU launches. First come the high-end x80 and x70 cards, at very high prices. Then the x60 and x50 models trickle out over the coming months, and somewhere along the way will be a new uber-performant and uber-expensive Titan card. ... Read More »

CORSAIR ONE REVIEW

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Corsair has long been a trusted brand in the PC building world, known especially for its high-quality RAM, cases, and even keyboards. If you’ve built a PC in the last two decades, you’ve probably used at least one of the company’s products. But until now, the company has not forayed into offering complete, pre-built systems in the same way as ... Read More »

THE BEST PC GAMING PROCESSOR

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It used to be that the most important component in your PC was the CPU—the Central Processing Unit if you want to go old school, or just ‘processor’ these days. The CPU was once responsible for nearly everything going on inside the big black box sitting under your desk. These days, the CPU is still a critical component—nothing can happen ... Read More »

THE BEST CONTROLLER FOR PC GAMING

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The mouse and keyboard will always be our first choice for playing games on PC. But some games are better suited to a controller, and as more and more console games make their way to the PC, it makes sense to have the right controller on-hand. But what controller works best on the PC? We’ve tested the DualShock 4, Xbox ... Read More »

BEST GAMING MOUSE PAD

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When dreaming up the perfect gaming battle station, most users spend the majority of their time thinking about their favorite keyboards, high-DPI gaming mice, comfy headsets and high refresh-rate displays. Often overlooked in a PC gamer’s peripheral budget, mouse pads are actually an essential part of the PC gaming experience. A fancy gaming mouse without a reliable surface is like ... Read More »

THE BEST ATX MID-TOWER PC CASES

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Some users prefer to build itty bitty small form factor PCs with mini-ITX cases and others like to load up multiple graphics cards in large full towers. But the most commonly used case that’s versatile enough for most situations is the ATX mid-tower (also known as a mid-ATX to some) case. There are several really good reasons to go with ... Read More »

MSI adds X370 Gaming Pro to growing AM4 motherboard family

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The selection of motherboards for AMD’s recently launched Ryzen family of processors isn’t all that fleshed yet, but the situation is definitely improving. MSI has been especially active in kicking out more AM4 motherboard options, the latest of which is the X370 Gaming Pro. The new X370 Gaming Pro is similar to MSI’s recently announced X370 Gaming Pro Carbon, it’s ... Read More »