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Alienware Graphics Amplifier

The Alienware Graphics Amplifier lets you add a desktop video card to a laptop

This PCIe-slot-in-a-box solves the mobile GPU obsolescence issue, but it forever ties you to Alienware’s laptops.

Lenovo Erazer X510

Lenovo Erazer X510 review: An attractive PC for gamers with shallow(ish) pockets

Thumbs-up on Lenovo’s choice of CPU and case; thumbs-sideways on its choice of GPU

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Steam Machines and 3D cameras: How Dell's using innovation to draw attention

The Alienware Alpha console and razer-thin Dell Venue 8 7000 are only the beginning.

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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.

Lenovo Y40 Gaming PC

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.

Lenovo Y70 Touch

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.