Don't-Miss Hardware Stories
Alienware's redesigned m15 R2 is a gorgeous laptop that puts out impressive performance—though you should probably opt for the OLED upgrade.
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.
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.
Packing a 9th gen Core i9 CPU, GeForce RTX 2080 and a sliding keyboard, Acer's Predator Helios 700 is large and in charge
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'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.
The Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT is as close to perfection as a graphics card can get, bolstered by ingenious software tricks.
The GE65 Raider 9SF packs an 8-core 9th gen Core i9 and GeForce RTX 2070 graphics into a relatively compact body
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.
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.
The Acer Nitro 5 (AN517-51-56YW) gets the price right for shooters like Fortnite.
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.
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.
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.