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AMD Navi: Everything you need to know

After releasing its high-end Radeon VII in February 2019, AMD is now turning its attention to the midrange market with its 7nm Navi graphics cards. Navi plays to AMD’s strength: Making high-end graphical power more affordable than ever. Although Navi is expected to play a major part in Sony’s PlayStation 5 console, which may cause issues with […]

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Intel Optane H10 Tech Preview: Here’s What Happens When You Boost an SSD With Optane Memory

Intel’s Optane Memory technology, introduced a few years back, was originally designed to speed up a PC’s hard drive without adding the expense of a full-fledged solid-state drive (SSD). A combination of an Optane Memory module and a hard drive can accelerate your computing experience by learning which tasks you do frequently and stashing them […]

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Acer Chromebook 514

Acer’s Chromebook 514 (starts at $ 349; $ 499 as tested) is an upscale Chromebook with a 14-inch screen. Priced higher than a fan-fave and PCMag Editors’ Choice winner from Acer, the Acer Chromebook 14, it brings to the table improved portability, a sleek aluminum design, and the option for touch-input tech. Once you add […]

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Lenovo Legion Y740 (15-Inch)

Like its larger 17-inch counterpart, Lenovo’s 15-inch Legion Y740 (starts at $ 1,679.99; $ 1,919.99 as tested) is an effective GeForce RTX-based gaming laptop with an appealing high-end feature set. The design is plainer than most, but the physical build is solid and, unlike the 17-inch version, perfectly portable for a gaming machine. The Legion […]

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Shadow Ghost

Want to rent a gaming PC in the cloud? The Shadow Ghost is a microconsole, a small device with wavy, black-and-white plastic styling, that connects to your TV or computer monitor and lets you play games streamed over the internet from that PC-for-hire. Unlike competing devices such as the Nvidia Shield TV, the Shadow Ghost […]