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Consumer Reports' Surface Laptop flap is based on data from past Surface models

Consumer Reports says it stopped recommending Microsoft's Surface Laptop and Surface Book based on reliability data of past Surface products, which the company admits is "not 100 percent perfect."

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What are Radeon Packs for AMD's RX Vega graphics cards?

AMD is selling its RX Vega graphics cards in "Radeon Packs" that promise extra discounts on other hardware. Here's what you need to know.

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Intel releases final Core i9 specs and release dates—and Threadripper is faster (sometimes)

Intel has released the final clock speeds and ship dates of its Core i9 microprocessors, in its ongoing war with AMD's Threadripper chips.

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Acer Predator 21 X: We unbox the beastliest gaming laptop ever

Release the Kraken! The Acer Predator 21 X is a pure and uncompromising gaming machine whose 18-pound heft is only theoretically portable. We unbox this beast, and you can watch it happen here.

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Microsoft's Xbox controller wireless adapter for PCs isn't gigantic anymore

Summer's coming to a close, but the Xbox wireless adapter for PCs just debuted its beach body.

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G.Skill's superb RGB mechanical keyboard is $70 at Newegg today

The G.Skill KM780 is back on sale right now, and it's a great price for this mechanical keyboard.

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AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 will cost $499 and battle the GeForce GTX 1080

AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 graphics card will offer ultra-wide and 4K gaming capability for as little as $499, while RX Vega 56 is set to battle GeForce GTX 1070.

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Origin PC's EVO15-S is a slim, powerful, and customizable Nvidia Max-Q laptop

The Origin PC EVO15-S uses Nvidia's GTX 1070 Max-Q to cram big power into a small, customizable package.

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AMD ships Ryzen 3, facing Intel's Core i3 with more performance for less money

AMD is shipping its Ryzen 3 chip for low-end PCs, taking aim at Intel's Core i3 with slight price discounts.

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Ryzen sales lead AMD earnings, despite issues with game optimization and mining

AMD reported a sharp increase in revenue for the second quarter, with executives taking the time to address some of its key customer concerns from Ryzen and Vega buyers.

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Microsoft is building a better HoloLens with a new chip focused on machine learning

Microsoft's next-generation Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) within the HoloLens will focus on machine learning, Microsoft revealed. This new direction could help HoloLens interact more intelligently with its environment.

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Surface Laptop vs. Surface Pro 4: We compare prices, features and more

Comparing the specs of Microsoft's new Surface Laptop to its older Surface Pro 4 cousin can tell you a lot. For one thing, Microsoft really needs to update the Surface Pro 4.

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Intel's 12-core Core i9 might lose the megahertz war to AMD's Ryzen Threadripper

An inadvertent slip of a key Core i9-7920X spec suggests that Intel's next CPU could cede ground to AMD.

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Newegg is selling Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for $16

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is a pretty fun game, and today the PC version is available at a great price from Newegg.

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PCWorld's July Digital Magazine: Surface Pro Review

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Edition for Android and iOS.