19 Jul, 2024

Three gaming-focused Linux operating systems beat Windows 11 in gaming benchmarks

Linux gaming performance has been improving for years, but how good is it? ComputerBase benchmarked three different Linux operating systems against Windows 11 in several gaming benchmarks and found all three were able to outperform Microsoft’s latest OS. On top of this, all three Linux variants were able to accomplish their impressive performance runs while […]

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AMD’s Radeon RX 6650 XT hits a new lowest-ever price – perfect for 1080p gaming on a budget

Graphics cards have always been a bit of a bone of contention for me these last couple of years as a dedicated PC gamer, what with the shortages and extravagant price hikes that have made this hobby elitist if you want to afford the best GPUs for gaming. With the biggest sales event of the […]

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Microsoft focusing on handheld gaming support with new Xbox compact mode

Microsoft has announced a new UI update to the Xbox app aimed at improving the app’s user experience on small Windows-based handheld gaming PCs — like the ROG Ally and Lenovo Legion Go. This new layout, called “compact mode,” collapses the left sidebar into icons, giving players more space to browse content. It’s not a […]

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AMD’s high-end gaming GPU sales surge in China following Nvidia RTX 4090 ban – shortages may extend into 2024

Following the U.S. export ban of the RTX 4090 and other Nvidia GPUs to China, Chinese consumers are looking for alternatives. Existing high-end RTX cards are being stripped down and repurposed into AI accelerators, and even AMD GPUs from suppliers like Dell are being restricted from sale to China, though that’s a Dell decision rather […]

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AMD’s Ryzen 9 7950X3D is now 20% off for Black Friday 2023, an incredible price for Intel-beating gaming with a monstrous 16 cores and 32 threads

AMD’s Ryzen 7000X3D chips remain the best gaming CPUs that money can buy, and today the Ryzen 9 7950X3D is only $569, a savings of 20%, at Amazon during Black Friday 2023. That’s a $130 savings over the recommended pricing for this powerful 16-core 32-thread gaming chip, which delivers faster gaming performance than even Intel’s […]

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Best Black Friday Alienware and Dell Deals 2023: Gaming PCs and Laptops

It’s coming! The yearly behemoth of sales events is on the horizon as Black Friday lands on Friday, 24 November 2023. Ahead of Black Friday and the follow-up Cyber Monday, we will be keeping an eye out for the best early Black Friday deals on Dell and Alienware products. Dell makes some of the best […]

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