Don't-Miss Hardware Stories
If you're looking for a compact external graphics card dock with basic expansion options, the Sapphire Gearbox will be right up your alley.
Whirlwind FX's VortX promises to be the "world's first environmental simulator for PC gaming," but first-generation hardware woes make this experiment mostly a bust.
Corsair's new K70 is the first to feature Cherry's new Low Profile MX switch, recreating a laptop feel on a desktop keyboard. It won't be to everyone's tastes, but it's pretty damn nice regardless.
With the 2018 Mamba Wireless, Razer's stripped away the gimmicks and focused on the fundamentals. The result? A well-made but unremarkable wireless mouse.
The Sapphire Radeon RX 590 Nitro+ delivers superb 1080p gaming performance with few compromises.
Roccat's Vulcan 120 Aimo finally does right by Cherry-style RGB switches, with half-height keycaps letting the backlight shine out in all directions. It's eye-catching, to say the least.
It's been a long time since a Turtle Beach headset has impressed us, but the Elite Atlas's premium design finally did it—even if there are still some lingering audio concerns.
Logitech's G502 Hero swaps out the beloved PWM3366 sensor for its new Hero flagship, with little appreciable result. It's still a great gaming mouse though.
AMD's Radeon RX 590 GPU uses brute force and an improved 12nm process to muscle past Nvidia's GTX 1060, but it doesn't displace the RX 580 completely.
Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.
Acer's Predator Aethon 500 isn't a bad value-add for pre-built PCs, but its $180 price tag is steep for a Kailh Blue-equipped keyboard with some very strange design choices.
With the Gigabyte RTX 2070 Windforce delivering such strong performance at $500, there's little reason to spend more on an RTX 2070 graphics card unless you're looking for specific extra features.
The Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition clads this excellent gaming laptop in an attractive white-and-gold chassis, though you pay for the eye candy.
The redesigned Razer Blade 15 offers blistering gaming performance, stuffing a GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q and 8th gen Core i7 inside its tiny body.
Roccat's Khan Aimo gaming headset offers exceptional sound quality at a good price, but sacrifices style and comfort in the process.