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Intel debuts 9th-generation Core chips, including Core i9 and X-series parts, with a few twists

Intel unveiled its 9th-generation Core desktop chips on Monday with the notable omission of a key feature: Hyper-Threading, at least on all but the most exclusive Core i9-9900K for mainstream PCs. Hyper-threading has also been reserved for a new iteration of Intel’s X-series processors, which includes up to 18 cores and 36 threads.  In a livestream Monday morning from its Fall Launch Event in New York, the company announced just a single Core i9 chip, the $488 Core i9-9900K, Later,…

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Upgrade to killer 1080p gaming with this $180 Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 and three free games

Upgrade to killer 1080p gaming with this $180 Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 and three free games | 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); } }); Awesome gaming done dirt cheap Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. By Ian Paul Contributor, PCWorld | Oct 8, 2018 6:49 AM…

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Omen Mindframe headset review: HP nails the cooling, but the basics need work

HP’s Omen Mindframe arrives as the war for your ears is heating up—or maybe cooling down. I never would’ve pegged “sweaty ears” as the next battleground for gaming headsets, but it’s the one more and more companies are choosing. Last month we looked at Razer’s Nari Ultimate, which (among other features) packed cooling gel into the earcups. Now HP’s Omen Mindframe arrives with an even more high-tech solution: Active cooling, to keep your lobes frosty for hours at a time.…

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AMD’s Dynamic Local Mode for Threadripper promises almost 50 percent more performance

AMD’s Dynamic Local Mode for Threadripper promises almost 50 percent more performance | 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); } }); One game reached a 47-percent increase on high-core count Ryzen Threadripper CPUs. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. AMD “); }); try { $(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({ threshold :…

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AMD’s 24-core and 12-core 2nd-gen Threadripper CPU are set to hit the streets soon

AMD’s 24-core and 12-core 2nd-gen Threadripper CPU are set to hit the streets soon | 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); } }); AMD’s latest Ryzen Threadrippers will land just while Intel is in the midst of a CPU shortage. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. AMD…

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Corsair’s K70 MK.2 Special Edition keyboard is built for fast gaming and cheaper than ever at $50 off

Corsair’s K70 MK.2 Special Edition keyboard is built for fast gaming and cheaper than ever at $50 off | 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 Corsair K70 with Cherry MX Speed switches is $130 at Amazon today. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. By…

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The Full Nerd ep. 70: Microsoft Surface refresh analysis, inside the Windows 10 October Update

The Full Nerd ep. 70: Microsoft Surface refresh analysis, inside the Windows 10 October Update | 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); } }); Mega Microsoft Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. This episode of The Full Nerd is all about Microsoft! Windows expert Mark Hachman joins…

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Microsoft isn’t offering the Surface Laptop 2 at the price it promised, sort of

Microsoft isn’t offering the Surface Laptop 2 at the price it promised, sort of | 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); } }); Updated Watch out for Microsoft’s “Essentials” bundle, which forces you to pay more. Thank you Your message has been sent. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. By Mark Hachman Senior Editor,…

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