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Asus' New Graphics Amp Could Put Desktops Out of a Job

One big advantage desktops hold over gaming notebooks is the ease with which you can upgrade its parts. But with Asus' ROG XG Station 2, that lead could be a thing of the past.That's because Asus' sec...

The Gigabyte Aero 14: Powerful, Portable and Productive

TAIPEI, Taiwan — I spend a lot of time writing, but that's not all I do. I spend a fair bit of time photo editing, YouTube streaming and PC gaming, when the time and place allows. That's what makes...

Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition Review

The Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition combines elegant looks with midtier gaming performance, but it doesn't offer enough battery life.

How-To Use Your Alienware Notebook for VR

Now that the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have arrived, you're ready to jump into the virtual reality fray. However, like many of us, you might not have the space or the money for one of the powerful new ...

HP Omen Enters Sub-$1000 Gaming Laptop Arena

HP has ominous intentions for budget gamers--and that's a great thing. Following the launch of last year's Omen gaming laptop, Starting July 10, HP is expanding the line to include several new gaming ...

Acer's Predator 17X Laptop Rocks a Real Desktop GPU

When we reviewed Acer's Predator 17 back in late December, we loved its potent performance and striking design, but it seems one group wasn't quite satisfied with that beastly gaming rig: Acer itself....

Best Mac Games

Gaming isn't the first thing to come to mind when you think of MacBooks. But thanks to Steam and the Mac App Store, you can turn your Apple laptop into a portable and fun arcade. From AAA titles such ...

Best Gaming Laptops Under $1,000

Gaming laptops can put a serious dent in your wallet, with some of the fancier models costing upward of $3,500. But who says that the right rig has to cost an arm, a leg and the soul of your firstborn...

Lenovo Ideapad Y700 14-Inch Review

Starting at just $700, Lenovo's Y700 lowers the barrier to mobile gaming with its 14-inch notebook, but the display and battery life could use improvement.

Alienware 13 (Sub-$1000) Review

The Alienware 13 has a slick design and awesome lighting options, but the budget model's low-res display and middling gaming performance keep it from being a winner.