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.

Choose the Right Graphics Card: 2012 Edition

GPUs today are more than just gaming accelerators. They speed up a wide range of applications, and this guide helps you pick the best match for your needs.

Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A review: ultralight, pretty, and capable

The updated Zenbook ships with Ivy Bridge, a gorgeous full HD IPS display, and an improved trackpad.

Vizio CT14-A2 Ultrabook Review: Elegance in Minimalism

Vizio’s 14-inch Ultrabook is sleek, elegant, fast and lacks features. Most of those features aren’t missed in the user experience, however.

Laptops for Back-to-School: How to Make the Right Choice

Students have different budgets and needs. Picking the right laptop will save both money and frustration.

Toshiba Satellite U845W-S410 Review: An Ultrabook for Film Buffs

The U845W delivers a unique viewing experience (thanks to an ultrawide screen) and offers excellent audio quality, but the rest of the user experience is less than cinematic.

Windows RTMs, PCWorld Lab Testing and Mechwarrior Tactics

PCWorld Editors discuss the Windows 8 final release, important Windows 8 dates and how the PCWorld Labs tests gear. We also talk about some gaming news, including Mechwarrior Tactics and Star Wars: The Old Republic going free to play.

Microsoft Releases Windows 8; Windows Store Open for Business

Microsoft completes its boldest, but riskiest version of Windows, and releases it to PC builders.

Mechwarrior Tactics Is Looking Good

Nvidia hosted a Mechwarrior Online tournament recently, but something equally cool was shown on four PCs tucked away in a corner room away from the online action.

Microsoft Office 2013, Windows 8 Launch Date, Digital Photography PC, New Games

PCWorld editors discuss the the Microsoft Office 2013 Launch Event, Windows ship dates, building a photography PC and new games.