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The Full Nerd ep. 56: Intel and AMD’s CPU Core Wars go nuclear, the best PC games of E3

The Full Nerd ep. 56: Intel and AMD’s CPU Core Wars go nuclear, the best PC games of E3 | PCWorld ‘); consent.ads.queue.push(function(){ try { IDG.GPT.addDisplayedAd(“gpt-superstitial”, “true”); $(‘#gpt-superstitial’).responsiveAd({screenSize:’971 1115′, scriptTags: []}); IDG.GPT.log(“Creating ad: gpt-superstitial [971 1115]”); } catch (exception) { console.log(“Error with IDG.GPT: ” + exception); } }); We go deep on the hottest new hardware and the games you’ll play on it Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. ‘); }…

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Trend Micro review: A great suite, but the privacy protection features need work

The best antivirus solution is one that’s as simple as possible. After all, if a user can’t navigate the app to take advantage of its features, then much of the program’s usefulness is lost. Trend Micro’s Maximum Security nails this principle with some of the easiest navigation we’ve seen yet. Note: This review is part of our best antivirus roundup. Go there for details about competing products and how we tested them. The default dashboard is very straightforward. There’s a large Scan…

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Bullguard Premium Protection review: A solid security suite that likes to bark

Bullguard Premium Protection is feature-packed with what the company calls “next gen anti-malware,” a new game optimization tool, and a “firewall on steroids.” As a premium security suite it certainly has all the necessary features and then some. Bullguard’s protection is also highly rated by independent AV testing organizations, but this combination of heavy security does come with its problems, especially for older machines. Bullguard tries to be a very simple desktop application to navigate and understand. For the most…

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AMD offers winners of Intel’s Core i7-8086K contest a 16-core Threadripper CPU instead

AMD offers winners of Intel’s Core i7-8086K contest a 16-core Threadripper CPU instead | PCWorld ‘); consent.ads.queue.push(function(){ try { IDG.GPT.addDisplayedAd(“gpt-superstitial”, “true”); $(‘#gpt-superstitial’).responsiveAd({screenSize:’971 1115′, scriptTags: []}); IDG.GPT.log(“Creating ad: gpt-superstitial [971 1115]”); } catch (exception) { console.log(“Error with IDG.GPT: ” + exception); } }); Shade thrown. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Martyn Williams/IDG “); }); try { $(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({ threshold : 0, // You can set threshold on how close to the edge…

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The Samsung T5, our favorite high-performance portable SSD, drops to $130—its lowest price yet

The Samsung T5, our favorite high-performance portable SSD, drops to $130—its lowest price yet | PCWorld ‘); consent.ads.queue.push(function(){ try { IDG.GPT.addDisplayedAd(“gpt-superstitial”, “true”); $(‘#gpt-superstitial’).responsiveAd({screenSize:’971 1115′, scriptTags: []}); IDG.GPT.log(“Creating ad: gpt-superstitial [971 1115]”); } catch (exception) { console.log(“Error with IDG.GPT: ” + exception); } }); The 500GB Samsung T5 Portable is just $130 at Amazon. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. By Ian Paul Contributor, PCWorld | Jun 18, 2018 6:21 AM PT…

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It’s a great day to upgrade your monitor for cheap

It’s a great day to upgrade your monitor for cheap | PCWorld ‘); consent.ads.queue.push(function(){ try { IDG.GPT.addDisplayedAd(“gpt-superstitial”, “true”); $(‘#gpt-superstitial’).responsiveAd({screenSize:’971 1115′, scriptTags: []}); IDG.GPT.log(“Creating ad: gpt-superstitial [971 1115]”); } catch (exception) { console.log(“Error with IDG.GPT: ” + exception); } }); Newegg and Staples have some nice deals on monitors right now, especially if you’re into gaming. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. By Ian Paul Contributor, PCWorld | Jun 15, 2018 7:08…

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Lenovo’s Legion C730 and T730 are powerful, portable PCs with carrying handles

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AMD: Next-gen Radeon ‘Navi’ GPUs won’t have a multi-chip design like Ryzen Threadripper

AMD: Next-gen Radeon ‘Navi’ GPUs won’t have a multi-chip design like Ryzen Threadripper | PCWorld ‘); consent.ads.queue.push(function(){ try { IDG.GPT.addDisplayedAd(“gpt-superstitial”, “true”); $(‘#gpt-superstitial’).responsiveAd({screenSize:’971 1115′, scriptTags: []}); IDG.GPT.log(“Creating ad: gpt-superstitial [971 1115]”); } catch (exception) { console.log(“Error with IDG.GPT: ” + exception); } }); There’s a reason CrossFire is dead. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. By Brad Chacos Senior Editor, PCWorld | Jun 14, 2018 8:26 AM PT Brad Chacos/IDG “); });…

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Avoid overheating with this six-fan adjustable laptop cooling pad for under $12

Avoid overheating with this six-fan adjustable laptop cooling pad for under $12 | PCWorld ‘); consent.ads.queue.push(function(){ try { IDG.GPT.addDisplayedAd(“gpt-superstitial”, “true”); $(‘#gpt-superstitial’).responsiveAd({screenSize:’971 1115′, scriptTags: []}); IDG.GPT.log(“Creating ad: gpt-superstitial [971 1115]”); } catch (exception) { console.log(“Error with IDG.GPT: ” + exception); } }); Chill out Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. By Ian Paul Contributor, PCWorld | Jun 14, 2018 6:19 AM PT Kingpeony “); }); try { $(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({ threshold : 0, //…

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Scuf Gaming’s luxurious controllers draw inspiration from Forza and… astroturf?

Long before Microsoft decided to make the superb Xbox One Elite controller, there was Scuf—maker of custom high-end gamepads of all sorts. Actually, when Microsoft made the Xbox One Elite controller, it partnered up with Scuf for accessories and implemented many of the company’s iconic design elements. Point being: Scuf makes great controllers. Scuf also makes wild novelty controllers though, and at E3 2018 that was mostly what we were interested in. We chose the two most unique gamepads we…

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