Reviewed Products with Top Scores

  • Intel Core i9-13950HX Review: 24 Cores, 32 Threads

    Here's our first look at Intel's 13th-gen Raptor Lake mobile CPUs and we'll do that by thoroughly benchmarking the Core i9-13950HX, which is the fastest laptop chip that Intel has ever made.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Alienware AW3423DWF 34" QD-OLED Review

    The Alienware AW3423DWF is a newer and lower cost variant of the AW3423DW QD-OLED ultrawide. Considering that's one of the best gaming monitors around, it's no surprise people are paying attention.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 Review

    The new GeForce RTX 4080 is clearly impressive, delivering on average 111 fps at 4K across the games we tested. That's 20-30% over previous-gen flagships. That's all great except for that price.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • LG UltraGear 32GQ950 Review

    The LG 32GQ950 is a high-end 4K gaming monitor equipped with top-end features. 4K gaming is more popular than ever and this 32-inch monitor can do both, play and be used for content creation.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Intel Core i5-13600K vs. AMD Ryzen 5 7600X

    The Core i5-13600K is the most affordable model in Intel's new Raptor Lake range. Its predecessor, the 12600K was a personal favorite of ours, so we are expecting this to be a real winner.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Intel Core i7-13700K Review: Ryzen 7 7700X Versus

    The Core i7-13700K is a much more practical CPU compared to the 13900K, power and thermals are kept in check, and performance is pretty solid. We'd seriously consider it for new gaming PC builds.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Review

    This is our first look at Nvidia's new flagship GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card. We'll find out all you need to know about this next-gen GPU, most importantly its gaming performance.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • AMD Ryzen 9 7950X Review: The New Performance King

    The Ryzen 9 7950X is the new performance king and the jack of all trades, apart from maybe power consumption and pricing, of course. The Zen 4 flagship can do everything exceptionally well.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Alienware x17 R2 Gaming Laptop Review

    The Alienware x17 R2 is a bold, fast, and impressive gaming laptop -- and while it's expensive, it justifies the cost with consistent quality.

    By Mike Jennings on

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  • AMD Ryzen Threadripper Pro 5995WX Review

    This is the most expensive AMD Ryzen CPU you can buy, which as you might suspect is also the fastest and most powerful Ryzen CPU currently in existence. Not even upcoming Zen 4 CPUs will change that.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • LG C2 42 Review: The OLED PC Gaming Monitor Test

    Today we're checking out the LG C2 OLED TV to see how good it is as a PC gaming monitor. In our lab is the new 42" variant which is most suitable for desktop use as a PC monitor.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Apple M2 Review

    The new Apple M2 is being touted as a much faster SoC than its competitors, but we'll have to see that for ourselves as we test it against the best parts from Intel and AMD in the Windows world.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Sony Inzone M9 Review: 4K HDR Gaming

    The Sony Inzone M9 marks the company's comeback to the gaming monitor market with a 27" 4K IPS 144Hz display with some PlayStation flair, plus affordable HDR capabilities.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • AMD Ryzen 7 6800U and Intel Core i7-1260P Review

    The Ryzen 7 6800U is AMD's latest and greatest chip for ultraportables, while the Intel Core i7-1260P is headlining today's powerful thin and light systems based on the Alder Lake architecture.

    By Tim Schiesser on

  • HP X27q Review

    The HP X27q is one of the most affordable 27-inch 1440p 165Hz IPS gaming displays you can buy right now. At just $250, that's a really great price for these specs.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D Review: Gaming-First CPU

    Making CPU cores faster rather than adding more cores is the best way to boost PC gaming performance. That's why AMD has supercharged their 8-core, 16-thread CPU to create the Ryzen 7 5800X3D with 3D V-cache.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Alienware AW3423DW 34" QD-OLED Monitor Review

    The Dell Alienware AW3423DW is a 34" 3440x1440 OLED gaming monitor with a 175 Hz max refresh rate. It's easily the best HDR gaming monitor you can buy right now, but it's not perfect for everything.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Intel Core i7-12700H Review: Alder Lake on the Go

    Alder Lake is Intel's first serious step into the world of hybrid architectures (P-Cores and E-cores). This is our first look at 12th-gen Core mobile processors, starting with the Core i7-12700H.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Intel Core i3-12100F Review: The New Budget Champ

    The Core i3-12100F is more impressive than what we were expecting. Despite only packing 4 cores, the performance is excellent, often rivaling previous generation 6-core/12-thread processors.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Samsung Odyssey G70A S28 Review

    The Samsung Odyssey G7 S28 is a really good IPS 4K gaming display. It's more competently put together than previous Odyssey monitors, it incorporates true HDMI 2.1, and it's not ridiculously expensive.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Best Value CPU Battle: Core i5-12400 vs. Ryzen 5 5600X

    In reviewing the Core i5-12400, there's nothing on paper that tells you this could be an amazing CPU. It's mostly a cut down 12600K, and yet this may be one of the most exciting CPUs to be released in the last few years.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Intel Core i7-12700 + Intel B660 Review

    Today we have a combo review of all-new Intel hardware, our first look at the affordable Intel B660 platform, the non-K Core i7-12700 and Intel's latest box cooler, the creatively named RM1.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Apple MacBook Pro's Liquid Retina XDR Display Review

    After looking at the performance of Apple's M1 Pro SoC powering the new MacBook Pro 16, there's another unique component in this laptop that's worth looking into, and that's the mini-LED XDR display.

    By Tim Schiesser on

  • Apple M1 Pro Review

    Today we're taking our benchmarking to places it's never been before with an in-depth look at an Apple Silicon product. How does the M1 Pro chip perform against the best x86-based CPUs from AMD and Intel?

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Intel Core i5-12600K Review: 5600X Defeated

    The Core i5-12600K is Intel's latest mainstream CPU and a direct competitor to AMD's popular Ryzen 5 5600X. The Alder Lake chip packs 6 P-cores and 4 E-cores for a total of 16 threads.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Intel Core i7-12700KF Review

    After looking at the flagship Core i9 on launch date, this time we're reviewing the more mainstream Core i7-12700KF which is meant to do battle against AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X at around $450.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Intel Core i9-12900K Review: Alder Lake Arrives

    Starting with the top-of-the-line Core i9-12900K CPU, we can finally show you how Intel's new 12th generation Alder Lake processor architecture performs and how it's positioned against the Ryzen 9 5900X and 5950X.

    By Steven Walton on

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  • Intel Core i5-11400H Review: Mainstream Ryzen Challenger

    The Core i5-11400H mobile CPU comes as a direct competitor to AMD's Ryzen 5 5600H, which means it's used across many mainstream, affordable laptops usually offered as the entry-level option in many popular laptop series.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 Review

    The Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 is an updated revision of the impressive super-ultrawide we tested last year. This is a 49" curved VA monster monitor that now adds mini-LED backlighting for true HDR gaming.

    By Tim Schiesser on

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  • LG C1 48" OLED Review: PC Gaming on a TV

    For today's review, we have what many consider the best OLED screen for gaming and the most suitable candidate for usage as a PC monitor: the LG C1 OLED in its smallest 48-inch option. So is it any good?

    By Tim Schiesser on

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