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This MSI laptop transforms into monster gaming rig with a gigantic graphics card dock

Trying to decide between a laptop and desktop for your next gaming PC? MSI believes it can offer both in one package.

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SteelSeries Rival review: A solid, basic gaming mouse

There's nothing fancy about this peripheral, but it's a truly reliable workhorse.

Lenovo's Y40 is a solid 14-inch gaming laptop that won't break the bank

How do you get Intel and AMD in the same laptop? Lenovo uses and Intel CPU and an AMD GPU.

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Lenovo Y40 review: An understated 14-inch gaming laptop for less than $1000

This stylish machine games up to 1080p and is an all-around nicely realized laptop.

A Student's Guide to Gaming Systems

Kicking back with a great video game is a terrific way to give yourself a break from the pressures of school. Here are a few basic tips to keep in mind when you’re choosing a gaming system.

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Lenovo debuts new gaming rigs at IFA: The $1299 Y70 Touch laptop and the $599 Erazer X315 desktop

Both machines feature discrete graphics; Y70 Touch boasts 17-inch touchscreen.

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AMD launches new 8-core FX-series processors, drops prices on high-end chips

AMD's new FX-series processors aim to compete with Intel’s Core i5/i3 series processors.

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Alienware's Area-51 gaming desktop reborn as a powerful Haswell-E-packing triangle

The iconic Area-51 is back, and this time it really looks like a UFO. But the Alienware gaming PC's bizarre shape cures some case-design woes in a surprisingly pragmatic fashion.

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The 10 best laptops of 2014 (so far)

These 10 laptops, gaming notebooks, and Ultrabooks are the best portable PCs we've seen this year.

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Digital Storm Bolt II review: Rise of the un-Steam machines

Remember all those Steam machines you heard about at CES? They’re finally coming to market—just without the SteamOS.