Loyd CaseSenior Editor, PCWorld

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Loyd Case first started writing about PC technology for Computer Gaming World, giving him a creative outlet for his obsession about PC performance. The PC industry -- and Loyd -- have never been quite the same since.


30 years of PCWorld, 30 pivotal moments in PC history

PCWorld celebrates its 30th birthday this month—and the technological progress we’ve seen since 1983 has been remarkable. Join us on a walk through history as we revisit some of the PC platform’s greatest moments.

How to build your own Steam Box today

Valve Software believes the future of PC gaming leads to the living room. But why wait for its Steam Box when you can build your own?

The ultimate guide to tweaking your GPU's most arcane settings

Understand the weirdest, most complex options of your graphics control panel, and start tweaking your display like a pro.

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Intel exits the desktop motherboard business to focus on new form factors

Intel will stop selling Intel branded desktop motherboards after Haswell. So what are the implications for traditional desktop PCs?

AMD points to APU momentum at CES 2013

AMD’s APUs make the case that graphics is more important than CPUs in the new touch-centric world.

Gigabyte wants you to build your own all-in-one

Gigabyte and Intel try to prove that DIY is not dead in the PC world, offering components that let users build their own AIO PCs.

CES reveals the four new rules of PC simplicity

2013's crop of new PCs will be versatile, powerful, and most importantly, simple to use.

Acer takes on Apple with retina-class laptop displays

Acer plans on putting high-resolution “retina-class” LCD panels on laptops starting this Spring.

Viewsonic puts Nvidia inside

Viewsonic pops a Tegra 3 processor into a display that also has a Windows 8 touchscreen.

Intel at CES: throwing down the gauntlet with Nvidia (video)

Intel cuts a broad swath at CES with new CPUs for phones, tablets and Ultrabooks.

Nvidia GRID server promises speedy cloud-based gaming (video)

Nvidia promises fast streaming streaming of games and other 3D content with its GPU-packed, virtualization-powered servers.

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Lenovo’s hybrid laptops get smaller with the Yoga 11S, Helix tablet (video)

Lenovo continued its deluge of new Windows 8 product offerings at CES 2013, with key additions to its line of Windows 8 hybrid laptops announced Monday, including a smaller IdeaPad Yoga 11S.

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Keep tabs on your car with Verizon's remote monitoring and diagnostics service

Delphi's Vehicle Diagnostics lets consumers monitor their car’s diagnostics systems with Verizon-connected mobile devices.

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Nvidia’s audacious attempt to make life easier for PC gamers

Nvidia’s CEO spoke about his company’s grand plan to help all PC gamers reach optimum graphics performance.