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AMD's Ryzen 9 3950X is a 16-core CPU aiming to topple Intel's gaming dominance

With the debut of AMD’s 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X, Intel’s slim lead in gaming CPUs could be gone, but only tests will tell.

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Intel challenges AMD's Ryzen 3000 CPUs to take the Core i9-9900K's real-world gaming crown

Can Intel's Core i9 still challenge AMD's new Ryzen 3000 chips in gaming? Intel sure thinks so.

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Microsoft's E3 sales include $800 off an MSI gaming laptop, $500 off the ROG Strix Hero II

If you're in the market for a gaming laptop, Microsoft's E3 sale is offering substantial discounts on Asus ROG, MSI, and other gaming notebooks.

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Best power banks of 2019: The top USB portable chargers for your phone

These USB battery packs from Anker, Mophie, Xiaomi, and others will keep your Android or Apple phone charged while you're on the go.

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Max out your storage with an Intel 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD for an all-time low price of $100 at Amazon

Amazon is selling the 1TB Intel 660p M.2 SSD for $100 right now.

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The five WWDC announcements that will have the greatest impact

Everyone’s talking about the Mac Pro, but these are the things that will really make a difference for a billion Apple users.

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The Full Nerd ep. 95: Why PCIe 4.0 matters and the Mac Pro's monstrous return

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we tell if you should care about PCIe 4.0 and actually praise the Mac Pro (but NOT the $1,000 monitor stand).

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We ran Quake II RTX on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti card, and here's how fast it was

Nvidia's remastered Quake II RTX is the first fully path-traced video game, and you can soon have it for free. We ran it on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, and this is what we saw..

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‘Sign In with Apple’ isn’t for business – yet

While Apple's new mobile authentication tool is targeted for consumers, not companies, it could eventually be used by enterprise MDM vendors to enable secure log-in. It was among several enterprise-focused announcements at WWDC.

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B&H is selling 2018 MacBook Pros for some of their lowest prices ever

Discounts range from $150 to $900, with the biggest discounts being for the most powerful models.

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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Apple recalls three-prong AC wall plug adapter

If you have Apple’s World Travel Adapter Kit, get a replacement part.

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Pre-E3 steal: Save big on AMD Radeon's 1080p gaming powerhouses and get 2 free games

AMD's Radeon RX 590, RX 580, and RX 570 graphics cards are all on sale for cheap, with World War Z and The Division 2 tossed in free.

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MSI GS65 Stealth Thin Review: This thin gaming laptop features 9th-gen Core and GTX 1660 Ti

Can MSI's beloved GS65 Stealth Thin 9SD still stand out in a crowd of "me too" thin gaming laptops?

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Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and USB models

You’re not using the crummy keyboard that came with your PC, are you? Are you? We hand-tested these wireless models to find better options for your daily driver.

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IOGear's wireless HDMI extender embeds 5GHz technology in a USB-C dongle

IOGear's new GWHDKIT11C is a bit pricey, but uses a convenient dongle format that doesn't require an available HDMI port.

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You can get Razer's classic DeathAdder Chroma mouse for a crazy-low price of just $36 today

Newegg is selling the Razer DeathAdder Chroma for $36 on its flash discount site.

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Apple’s Pro products are becoming less and less attainable for the professionals they’re made for

Apple has redefined what a pro is, so the Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR may not be for you.

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In summary: Everything Apple announced in its WWDC 2019 keynote

Don't have time to watch a two-hour presentation? Here's a full breakdown of Apple's announcements.

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Cooler Master SK621 review: a compact keyboard for creative pros

This customizable mechanical keyboard is a worthwhile travel companion if you're OK with trading some productivity for portability.

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