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Battle of the Workstations: AMD Ryzen Threadripper vs Intel Core X-Series

by Rob Williams on July 18, 2018 in Graphics & Displays, Processors, Systems

The workstation PC market got a shot in the arm last fall when AMD launched its Ryzen Threadripper platform, offering a 16-core CPU for a reasonable price. That led many to ponder what should be in their next machine. Join us as we pit comparable AMD and Intel machines against each other in over twenty workstation scenarios.

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Digging Into Lenovo’s Yoga 920 (14): A Gorgeous 2-in-1 Notebook With Great Battery Life

by Rob Williams on May 16, 2018 in Systems

Lenovo’s Yoga series has long been respected for its notebooks’ ability to bend to your will, and the 920 (14) proves to be one of the best models the series has seen. With its incredibly sturdy design, sharp watchband hinge, super-thin frame, and beautiful aesthetics, the Yoga 920 is the ultralight 2-in-1 to consider.

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Testing NVIDIA’s WhisperMode On ASUS’ Zephyrus Gaming Notebook

by Rob Williams on October 18, 2017 in Systems

Are you tired of your family and friends telling you to GTFO because your notebook sounds like a blender? NVIDIA’s WhisperMode comes to the rescue. With promises of dramatically reduced noise in exchange for fixed framerates, WhisperMode-equipped notebooks, like the ASUS Zephyrus, can remain beautiful and thin – while being gaming powerhouses. Let’s dig in.

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Game, Stream & Automate Your Home From A Set-top Box: A Look At NVIDIA’s SHIELD (2017)

by Greg King on March 21, 2017 in Gaming, Peripherals, Systems

NVIDIA’s first generation SHIELD Android TV released only a couple of years ago, but a lot has changed in that short amount of time. Home automation and streaming technologies have taken off, and NVIDIA looks to address them with this second iteration. As an added bonus, everything else gets a good polish, making this a crazy attractive set-top streamer.

CyberPowerPC GUA2400BST AMD VR Gaming PC

A Look At CyberPowerPC’s GUA2400BST AMD VR Gaming PC

by Rob Williams on February 19, 2017 in Systems

Can an affordable AMD-powered PC handle VR? With CyberPowerPC’s help, we find out that the answer is “yes”. Despite being priced at $700 USD, this PC looks anything but budget. It sports a beautiful Phantek’s chassis, glows with RGB lighting, and even includes a mouse and keyboard. Did we mention it can also handle VR?

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