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Alienware m15 R2 (2019)

Alienware m15 R2 review: Power in a stylish and portable package

Alienware's redesigned m15 R2 is a gorgeous laptop that puts out impressive performance—though you should probably opt for the OLED upgrade.

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Intel Core i9-9900KS Special Edition Review: More power, less point

Intel's all-5GHz Core i9-9900KS Special Edition steals the "best gaming" CPU title from its own predecessor. But the world wasn't necessarily asking for more frames.

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Asus Dual GeForce GTX 1660 Super EVO OC review: Faster memory, much bigger punch

Say hello to the new no-compromises 1080p gaming champion. Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1660 Super replaces the GDDR5 memory in the original GTX 1660 with GDDR6 VRAM, and it makes a huge difference.

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Acer Predator Helios 700 review: You can't call it a gimmick if it works

Packing a 9th gen Core i9 CPU, GeForce RTX 2080 and a sliding keyboard, Acer's Predator Helios 700 is large and in charge

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3: 13-inch vs. 15-inch

The 13-inch and the new 15-in Surface Laptop 3 differ in more than screen size. We go hands-on and dive in.

Acer Nitro 5 (2019)

Acer Nitro 5 (2019) review: A great budget-conscious laptop, at least for the moment

Acer's Nitro 5 may age quickly with its entry-level hardware, but it's a great option for budget-minded buyers who enjoy light gaming and wouldn't mind upgrading in a few years.

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Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT review: Superfast and nearly flawless

The Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT is as close to perfection as a graphics card can get, bolstered by ingenious software tricks.

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MSI's GE65 Raider Review: A little thick, but a lot fast

The GE65 Raider 9SF packs an 8-core 9th gen Core i9 and GeForce RTX 2070 graphics into a relatively compact body

Astro A40 TR + MixAmp Pro TR

Astro A40 TR plus MixAmp review: A tough sell nowadays, but still a top-notch headset

Astro's A40 TR and redesigned MixAmp feel pricier than ever given the current state of the headset market, but great build quality and a bevy of input options might win you over.

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XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT Thicc II Ultra review: A high-performance muscle car of a GPU

The XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT Thicc II Ultra is like a muscle car: High-performing, a little loud, extremely impressive, and in need of some slight tinkering for peak performance.

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Acer Nitro 5 (17-inch, AN517-51-56YW) review: Here's your cheap Fortnite laptop

The Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-51-56YW) gets the price right for shooters like Fortnite.

Tritton Kunai Pro

Tritton Kunai Pro review: Superior sound, substandard build

Tritton's Kunai Pro is one of the best-sounding entry-level headsets you'll find, but it feels like a stiff wind might snap it in half.

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QNAP HS-453DX NAS box review: The most powerful multimedia NAS box that money can buy

The QNAP HS-453DX is the most capable multimedia NAS box on the planet. It's very pricey and just how useful its direct audio/video output will be depends on your setup. It's also not dead easy to use.

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Swiftpoint Z

Swiftpoint Z review: Would you spend $230 on a mouse?

The Swiftpoint Z's exorbitant price is hard to stomach no matter how many gimmicks are crammed in—and there are a lot of gimmicks here. Pressure-sensitive buttons, a gyroscope, and more.