Computer Gaming

0 Views ·Posted 04/10/2021
Using the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9, specifically the 11900K, Doug Guerra builds and tests a custom PC made for gamers that can double as a workstation for creators. Watch how he does it, then enter for your chance to win this newly built PC stacked with an awesome collection of hardware to accompany it, along with other great prizes. Learn more about 11th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 02/16/2021
Gaming is getting huge. A natural result of that is equipment being designed explicitly for gamers. One such brand is WD with its WD_BLACK series of products. Yes, they are great for gaming, but I want to say that these are genuinely good products that are worth a look for other industries. In particular, it was the Thunderbolt™ 3-equipped D50 Game Dock that caught my eye as a great option for creatives who need speedy storage and a
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 12/30/2020
I think we can all agree that 2020 could have gone a little better. Still, we can’t deny that throughout the year, tech companies came out with some impressive products—especially in terms of computer components like graphics cards and processors. Being such hot products has made it tough to get your hands on some of these items; however, assuming that production catches up in 2021, you might want to start planning out your next gaming PC build and figuring out which
by Steven Wong ·Posted 12/09/2021
Looking to play the latest games or get the most out of your gaming experience? Whether you want to achieve higher frame rates, push the quality settings to ultra, or take advantage of the enhanced lighting features for your favorite games, upgrading the graphics card, CPU, RAM, and storage for your desktop computer can have a significant impact on your gaming experience. Choosing the right upgrades to fit your style and budget can be a challenge, but we’ve got you covered with offerings from AMD, NVIDIA, Samsung, and others that will help
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 11/30/2020
Recently, I was asked how the Oculus Quest 2 compares to the original. My answer was fairly straightforward: It’s better. Pressed for specifics on how and in what ways was it better, my reply was equally succinct: In every way. For anyone who’s familiar with the original Oculus Quest, hearing that its successor, the Oculus Quest 2, is superior in every way is noteworthy. After all, the Oculus Quest was both wildly popular and a major
by Steven Wong ·Posted 11/05/2020
AMD stepped into the next generation of high-performance computing power with the launch of the Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors. Featuring “Zen 3” 7nm architecture, the Ryzen 5 5600X, Ryzen 7 5800X, Ryzen 9 5900X, and
by Carroll Moore ·Posted 09/28/2020
Fresh from APC, the new Back-UPS Pro Gaming and Back-UPS Pro uninterruptible power supplies provide gamers and other power users with surge protection and backup battery power. Whether you're looking for surge protection for consoles or backup power for gaming rigs, the Back-UPS Pro Gaming and Back-UPS
by Steven Wong ·Posted 09/17/2020
Step into the next generation of high-end graphics with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and GeForce RTX 3090 graphics cards. Using the Ampere architecture and built by manufacturers such as MSI, ZOTAC, Gigabyte, and ASUS, these graphics cards are designed to
0 Views ·Posted 09/17/2020
If you have the urge to build a computer, but don’t have the time, then the Intel NUC Quartz Canyon Xeon Kit is right for you! This tiny, bare-bones computer takes little setup to get going: All you have to do is add in your own memory and storage, then download the OS. Join Doug as he customizes this small PC, then tell us your thoughts about customizing your own in the Comments below!
0 Views ·Posted 06/16/2020
Doug Guerra takes a look at the LG UltraGear 34GN850-B. Not only is this ultrawide, curved monitor made for gaming, it is also a great photo- and video-editing monitor! It features a Nano IPS panel, HDMI | DisplayPort inputs, 3440 x 1440 resolution, variable refresh rate, numerous split screen arrangements, and more.
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 10/04/2019
Whether you’re a hardcore gamer or a casual mobile player, you’ve probably heard the term “Auto Chess” floating around over the last few months. Categorized as a strategy game, this new “auto battler” genre has been making waves across the Internet. What is it? Like many popular games, Auto Chess was born from a mod. We can trace its origin from Dota 2 which, not surprisingly, came from the original custom map game in Warcraft III, Dota (Defense of the Ancients). Auto Chess can be described as an evolution of strategy card games. In Auto Chess
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 07/01/2019
When was the last time you played a couch co-op game with your friends? If you’re like me, someone who stopped buying consoles ages ago, it’s probably been a while. You might have even noticed the slow decline of split-screen titles. Couch co-op was my childhood, though, and an experience I’ve missed. From GoldenEye 007 to Super Smash Bros., or even Halo, these games bring me back to a time when gaming meant gathering at a friend’s house and also eating all their food. Now that we’re adults, it’s much harder to plan meetups, especially when
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 04/05/2019
If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t heard of Apex Legends, then here’s your wake-up call. While it doesn’t have the player base compared to big titles like Fortnite or PUBG, probably because it’s not available on mobile (yet?), “Ape Legs,” as at least two of us in the office like to call it, isn’t fighting this battle sitting down. In less than one week of a February release, Apex has amassed more than 25 million players—and 50 million within a month. In March, Respawn Entertainment was ready with Apex Legends Season 1 – Wild
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 01/09/2019
Razer, the company that's almost become synonymous with PC gaming, has released lots of new goodies at CES 2019. Making more than just peripherals now, Razer has its Blade lineup of laptops and is expanding even further, to incorporate as much of the PC market. Razer Blade 15 The updated Razer Blade 15 is now equipped with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series graphics cards for even more on-the-go gaming performance. The latest top-tier models will feature an 8th Gen Intel© Core™ i7-8750H six-
by William Min ·Posted 12/21/2018
With the rise of mobile gaming, Twitch streamers, and eSports, it’s no secret that gaming has become mainstream. It’s not uncommon to see people playing games to pass the time, especially while traveling. Most devices can play a wide variety of games, but PC gaming is still the way to go if you want the best graphics and performance, thanks to its high-end processors and powerful graphics cards. While it’ll probably be difficult to take your custom-built gaming tower with you on the plane, the