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.

AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Review

AMD updates the original Radeon HD 7970 with a higher core clock speed, the ability to briefly boost core clocks, and faster memory. But can it catch up with Nvidia's hot new GTX 680? We put AMD's latest high-end card to the test.

TechHive Opinion: Microsoft Has a Credibility Problem with Windows Phone 8


How many times can a company abandon its users and still retain their loyalty? Microsoft may be about to find out.

Meet the New PC: Not the Same as the Old PC

The PC revolution ended years ago. The new PC revolution starts today.

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E3: Console Games Only Need Attend

If it doesn’t run on a console made by the Nintendo-Sony-Microsoft trinity, it’s hard to find at E3. But other great games are out there.

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E3: Hands On with the World of Warplanes Game

World of Warplanes brings airborne arena payer-versus-player combat with mid-20th century aircraft and hopes to duplicate the success of the popular game World of Tanks.

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TechHive: Doing the E3 Shuffle


It’s the smaller meetings and the chance encounters that really make the show worth seeing. Here is one reporter's journey.

Samsung Unveils Cloud-Based Gaming Service Powered by Gaikai

When it launches, Samsung’s cloud gaming service will support wired and wireless gamepad controllers from several manufacturers.

E3 Trends: iPad, Augmented Reality Loom Over Video Game Trade Show

As consoles focus less on gaming and more on becoming connected digital media centers, smart peripherals are taking center stage.

Nvidia Launches Mobile GTX 680 GPU

The high end of Nvidia’s Kepler GPU goes mobile, offering leading edge graphics technology in a low power package.

Nintendo Talks Up Wii U Game Pad, Miiverse Online Network

The gaming universe is prepping for E3, but Nintendo launched an early stealth strike in a pre-E3 briefing on its Wii U Game Pad and Miiverse online gaming network.

Windows 8 Release Preview, Desktop Apps for Android, and the coming E3 Expo on PCWorld Podcast #139

PCWorld editors discuss the just-released Windows 8 Release Preview, some apps to make your desktop or laptop PC work with your Android phone, and what we expect from the E3 Expo next week.

How to Make Windows and Mac OS Play Nicely Together

All of the PCs in my house run Windows, but I carry a Macbook Air on the road. Here’s how you can integrate the disparate worlds of Microsoft and Apple.

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Windows 8 Release Preview Impressions

Microsoft's Windows 8 Release Preview demonstrates just how far the company has come with its new OS. Will it be enough to convert the naysayers?

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How to Build an Energy-Efficient and Quiet Gaming PC

Building a system that maximizes game performance is easy; doing it while keeping power consumption down is harder. Here's how you can build your own, and make it whisper-quiet to boot.