computing
Nvidia’s Beastly New 20-Series RTX GPUs Claim up to 6X Performance

It’s been a long time, but after first announcing the Pascal architecture in 2014 and then releasing the GTX 1070 and 1080 in May 2016, Nvidia finally has a new top-of-the-line graphics card for the PC gamers. Say hello to the new GeForce RTX 2070, 2080, and 2080 Ti. Read More >>

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Nvidia CEO Says New GPUs Won’t Be Available for a ‘Long Time’

People thinking about upgrading or building new gaming PCs have had a rough six months. First, there was the cryptocurrency boom, which caused graphics cards to sell for double or triple their MSRP. Then, just as soon as GPU prices began to fall, the price of RAM became an issue, with SSDs threatening to do the same over the next few months. Read More >>

gaming
PC Gaming Is So Hot, HP Is Launching a Second Line of Cheap Machines

PC gaming is booming. PUBG is hot, Fortnite is on meme status and sports moguls like Bob Kraft and Jeff Wilpon are buying up esports teams left and right. So in an attempt to get something out of the trend, HP the world’s biggest computer maker, is looking embrace the trend and keep step with Dell by launching is own line of low-cost gaming systems. Read More >>

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This Is the Best Gaming Controller You Can Buy

I resisted the urge to fling the controller across the room as I tried, once again, to beat the first damn level of Cuphead. I’d been making my attempts using what is currently one of the best PC game controllers to date, the Microsoft Xbox One Elite. But it wasn’t happening. Then I switched over to Razer’s ridiculously-named Wolverine Ultimate. The buttons on the Razer controller seemed to have the same response time, but they also had a nice snap to them and were so much more pleasant to press. I finally beat the level. Read More >>

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Upcoming PC Game Megaquarium Is “Roller Coaster Tycoon But With Fish”

Twice Circled, the Bristol game studio behind Theme Hospital-esque Big Pharma, has announced its next title: and it's Roller Coaster Tycoon with fish. That's a great sell. Read More >>

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The Best Ways to Play PC Games in Your Living Room

We’re slap bang in the middle of the 2016 Steam Summer Sale, and if your wallet isn’t hurting from shelling out for all those super-cheap PC gaming deals, your back probably will be for being hunched over your desk playing them. For, while the console has ruled the living room for decades, PC gaming is most often relegated to a spare room, bedroom or study. Read More >>

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£20k Gaming PC to End All Gaming PCs Has Seven Graphics Cards and Eight SSDs

I've seen some pretty special gaming PC set ups in my time, but this? This? Words can't even begin to do justice to the insanity of the LinusTechTips monster rig. Read More >>

Shopping List
The Best Gear for the Ultimate PC Gaming Experience

Gaming is more popular than ever these days, and if you want the most versatile gaming experience you're better off playing on a PC. Not only do you get the option of incredible graphics, there are a whole bunch of different ways to actually play everything. If you're looking for some gear to get you started on PC, or to improve your existing gaming experience, then look no further. Read More >>

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A Dongle That Connects Xbox One Gamepads to Your Windows PC

The Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver is one of the hidden gems of PC gaming: it lets you play loads of Windows PC games from you sofa with controllers you already own. Announced for an autumn release for $25 (UK pricing and availability TBC), a this neat dongle will let you do the same with your Xbox One gamepads, too! Read More >>

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Today’s the Day You Can Pay for Steam Hardware

The Electronic Entertainment Expo begins in two weeks. Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo will do their damnest to sell you on PlayStation, Xbox, and Wii. But maybe, you’ll have already spent your money on an alternative of sorts. Today, you can pre-order the fabled Steam Controller, and the Steam Link streamer. Read More >>

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Steam Machines are Back

When I heard Valve wanted to take over the living room, I didn't believe it. When the rumours came true, I didn't think it could be done. When Valve failed to deliver Steam Machines last autumn, I felt vindicated. Now, a year later, it's happening. I've tried them. I'm about to eat my words. Read More >>

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Valve’s First Steam Machine is Coming this Autumn

Been waiting for an officially endorsed Steam Machine? Well, here it is, sort of: the Valve Steam Link. It's a tiny, $50 (UK pricing TBA closer to launch) micro-PC that seems to do absolutely nothing but pipe PC games in over a local network via Steam-in-home-streaming. Read More >>

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Nvidia VR Direct Will Automatically Optimise PC Games for Oculus Rift

It's not just about impressive new GPU hardware with Nvidia's autumnal blow-out -- the company is also looking ahead towards a VR-focussed future. As part of the Nvidia GeForce Experience, the company will soon be launching VR Direct, a tool that will optimise games for the Oculus Rift headset, and make some games never designed for VR play work with the goggles too. Read More >>

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This Wireless Keyboard Contraption Brings Your Desktop to Your Lap

Anyone who tries to play PC games on their TV inevitably runs into the same problem: What do you do with that damn keyboard and mouse? Roccat has a clever if not super-elegant solution. Just put an entire desk-top on your lap. Read More >>