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Audio, Sound & Speakers

Which add-on sound card should I pick for my new PC build?

Ask the Experts: Which add-on sound card should I pick for my new PC build?

Ask the Experts: Joey wants to know which sound card he should pick for his new PC | Feb 9, 2020 08:45 pm CST

What do you recommend for a good headset with microphone built in?

Ask the Experts: What do you recommend for a good headset with microphone built in?

Ask the Experts: Howard is on the hunt for a quality headset for around the $200 mark | Jan 7, 2020 10:36 pm CST

TweakTown's Best Reviewed Audio Products of 2015

TweakTown's Best Reviewed Audio Products of 2015

We take a look back at the best performing TweakTown reviewed products of 2015 across all audio platforms. | Dec 20, 2015 07:55 pm CST

HDMI audio output not working with fresh install of Windows 8 and Intel HD graphics, please help!

Ask the Experts: HDMI audio output not working with fresh install of Windows 8 and Intel HD graphics, please help!

Windows 8's shipping driver for Intel HD graphics has issues with HDMI audio output, here's a fix | Oct 30, 2012 01:19 pm CDT

TweakTown's 2010 Mid Year Audio Roundup

TweakTown's 2010 Mid Year Audio Roundup

2010 has already brought us an interesting array of new audio products & ideas. Today we consolidate and look back at some of the standout items. | Jun 14, 2010 08:46 am CDT

Dolby Labs Interviewed Regarding PC Audio

Dolby Labs Interviewed Regarding PC Audio

Our audiophile James interviews Devon Bergman of Dolby Labs' PC segment to discuss the company's involvement with regard to PC audio. | Jul 21, 2009 12:06 am CDT

Cases, Cooling & PSU

Which power supply should I buy for new AMD Ryzen 5 2600X build?

Ask the Experts: Which power supply should I buy for new AMD Ryzen 5 2600X build?

Ask the Experts: Peter is building a new AMD rig soon but is unsure which PSU he should select, we try to help out | Jan 29, 2020 10:47 am CST

I'm having trouble plugging in the HDMI cable in my new build

Ask the Experts: I'm having trouble plugging in the HDMI cable in my new build

Ask the Experts: Charles built a new rig and is having trouble connecting the HDMI cable due to it being partly blocked | Dec 18, 2019 10:58 pm CST

Upgrading from a GeForce 1660 Ti to 2070 SUPER in Acer prebuilt system

Ask the Experts: Upgrading from a GeForce 1660 Ti to 2070 SUPER in Acer prebuilt system

Ask the Experts: Ryan wants to upgrade the GPU in his Acer Nitro N50-600 prebuilt system | Nov 16, 2019 11:17 pm CST

Which cooler should I go with to replace stock AMD cooling?

Ask the Experts: Which cooler should I go with to replace stock AMD cooling?

Ask the Experts: Jeremy is looking at a CPU cooler upgrade for his AMD rig and we do our best to help him out with our opinion | Nov 8, 2019 10:46 pm CST

Bent CPU pins on AMD Ryzen 2600 after removing, what did I do wrong?

Ask the Experts: Bent CPU pins on AMD Ryzen 2600 after removing, what did I do wrong?

Ask the Experts: Sammy wants to know where he went wrong when removing the heat sink from his AMD Ryzen 2600 CPU | Oct 16, 2019 11:37 pm CDT

Corsair SP120 fan RGB is not working in my Obsidian 500D SE chassis

Ask the Experts: Corsair SP120 fan RGB is not working in my Obsidian 500D SE chassis

Ask the Experts: Why aren't the RGBs working on the Corsair SP120 fan that I added to my Obsidian 500D SE case? | Oct 3, 2019 11:22 pm CDT

Computer Systems

How do I improve performance of an old build? More RAM? Faster CPU?

Ask the Experts: How do I improve performance of an old build? More RAM? Faster CPU?

Ask the Experts: Laurence wants to know what he should do to improve the performance of his rig using a GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P motherboard | Feb 13, 2020 08:51 pm CST

What parts should I buy for a DIY NAS build?

Ask the Experts: What parts should I buy for a DIY NAS build?

Ask the Experts: Zane is looking at building a DIY NAS and wants to know what parts he should use | Dec 26, 2019 10:57 pm CST

What should I install in my spare PCIe slot, if anything?

Ask the Experts: What should I install in my spare PCIe slot, if anything?

Ask the Experts: Anthony is wondering what things he can install in the spare PCIe slot on his motherboard | Dec 22, 2019 11:10 pm CST

What's the proper way of installing an I/O shield?

Ask the Experts: What's the proper way of installing an I/O shield?

Ask the Experts: Burt is new to computers and has a question about installing I/O shields | Dec 14, 2019 10:43 pm CST

What upgrades should I consider for a modeling and rendering machine?

Ask the Experts: What upgrades should I consider for a modeling and rendering machine?

Ask the Experts: Allan is looking at upgrading his current system for better performance in modeling and rendering | Nov 28, 2019 10:35 pm CST

Advice on budget computer build for lightning and rendering work

Ask the Experts: Advice on budget computer build for lightning and rendering work

Ask the Experts: Devank from India is after our opinion on a budget build he is planning for lightning and rendering work | Nov 4, 2019 11:28 pm CST

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CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Ready for Next-Gen Mobile Devices

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865: Ready for Next-Gen Mobile Devices

Qualcomm unveils its new Snapdragon 865, which will power the next generation of devices in 2020 and beyond. | Dec 9, 2019 09:51 pm CST

Are AMD's HEDT processors really better than Intel's offerings?

Ask the Experts: Are AMD's HEDT processors really better than Intel's offerings?

Ask the Experts: Tanya is curious about the differences in performance between AMD and Intel HEDT CPUs and PCIe lanes | Dec 6, 2019 11:41 pm CST

AMD announces Ryzen 9 3950X and Threadripper 3960X and 3970X HEDT CPUs

AMD announces Ryzen 9 3950X and Threadripper 3960X and 3970X HEDT CPUs

AMD announces its 16-core 32-thread CPU to the world, the Ryzen 9 3950X, along with the Threadripper 3960X and 3970X HEDT and Athlon 3000G processors. | Nov 7, 2019 08:00 am CST

Should I go with the AMD Ryzen 3700X or 2700X? Is it worth the price?

Ask the Experts: Should I go with the AMD Ryzen 3700X or 2700X? Is it worth the price?

Ask the Experts: Dean wants to know if he should go with the Ryzen 3700X or 2700X and if the price difference is worth it | Sep 25, 2019 12:54 am CDT

What's the fastest processor for the ASUS Z270 motherboard?

Ask the Experts: What's the fastest processor for the ASUS Z270 motherboard?

Ask the Experts: Devin is getting bored with his build and wants to know if the Core i7 7700K is the fastest option for his Z270-based system | Aug 23, 2019 12:53 pm CDT

AMD EPYC Rome: The Fall of the Intel Empire

AMD EPYC Rome: The Fall of the Intel Empire

More cores, more threads, new process... LESS MONEY. That's EPYC | Aug 9, 2019 10:30 am CDT

Displays & Projectors

Budget gaming monitor selection, BenQ GW2283 or LG 22mk430h?

Ask the Experts: Budget gaming monitor selection, BenQ GW2283 or LG 22mk430h?

Ask the Experts: Lee is after our opinion on which budget gaming monitor to pick between a BenQ and LG model | Oct 12, 2019 11:21 pm CDT

How NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR Enhances Your Favorite PC Games

How NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR Enhances Your Favorite PC Games

NVIDIA's new G-Sync HDR monitors take GeForce gaming to the next level. Are you ready? | Jul 30, 2018 11:22 pm CDT

ASUS ROG SWIFT PG258Q: Crazy Fast Gaming @ 1080p 240Hz

ASUS ROG SWIFT PG258Q: Crazy Fast Gaming @ 1080p 240Hz

ASUS hits 240Hz at 1080p with its new ROG SWIFT PG258Q gaming monitor, and its insanely fast and awesome. Here's our look at it. | Feb 24, 2017 04:27 pm CST

ViewSonic's 1440p 165Hz Monitor: Best Gaming Display?

ViewSonic's 1440p 165Hz Monitor: Best Gaming Display?

ViewSonic's 1440p 165Hz and NVIDIA G-Sync-capable XG2703-GS is one of the best gaming monitors money can buy right now. We discuss why. | Feb 7, 2017 01:54 pm CST

Intel shows Merged Reality Technologies at IDF 2016

Intel shows Merged Reality Technologies at IDF 2016

Intel showed a full mix of new Merged Reality technologies last week at IDF 2016 that means exciting things for 2017 and beyond. | Aug 25, 2016 06:03 pm CDT

Oculus Rift CV1 Unboxing & First Impressions

Oculus Rift CV1 Unboxing & First Impressions

Our Oculus Rift CV1 is here! We unbox it, take a look inside, and provide our first impressions. Come and join us. | Apr 17, 2016 05:25 am CDT

Gaming

Top 10 Games of the Decade

Top 10 Games of the Decade

We rank our favorite games in the last 10 years, from Xbox 360 hits all the way to PS4 greats. | Dec 31, 2019 03:49 am CST

How MMO-RTS Kingdom Under Fire II was inspired by Tekken

How MMO-RTS Kingdom Under Fire II was inspired by Tekken

Kingdom Under Fire II, a MMO-RTS mashup, was directly inspired by a fighting game. Yes, really. | Nov 25, 2019 11:19 pm CST

Kingdom Under Fire II impressions: Burning bright

Kingdom Under Fire II impressions: Burning bright

A decade in the making, Blueside's MMORTS sequel was worth the wait. | Nov 11, 2019 04:36 pm CST

Gears 5 Benchmarked at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K

Gears 5 Benchmarked at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K

Gears 5 gets benchmarked on a bunch of GPUs at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K. | Oct 10, 2019 03:14 am CDT

Borderlands 3 Benchmarked at 8K: also eats up $2499 NVIDIA TITAN RTX

Borderlands 3 Benchmarked at 8K: also eats up $2499 NVIDIA TITAN RTX

Borderlands 3 benchmarked at 8K... what could go wrong? Single-digit FPS, that's what. | Oct 1, 2019 11:11 pm CDT

Gears 5 Benchmarked at 8K: eats up $2499 NVIDIA TITAN RTX

Gears 5 Benchmarked at 8K: eats up $2499 NVIDIA TITAN RTX

Gears 5 benchmarked at 8K on the best graphics cards money can buy -- fun! | Sep 25, 2019 01:18 am CDT

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Guides

The Mac Pro Killer Build Guide, featuring Supermicro and Intel

The Mac Pro Killer Build Guide, featuring Supermicro and Intel

Supermicro asked us if we could build a PC machine similar to the new Apple Mac Pro and we took on the challenge. | Oct 21, 2019 10:06 pm CDT

Holiday Buyer's Guide 2016 - Gift Tips from our Editors

Holiday Buyer's Guide 2016 - Gift Tips from our Editors

Boy these things come around fast. Welcome to the 2016 Holiday Buyer's Guide to the best products of 2016. | Dec 12, 2016 07:15 am CST

TweakTown's Holiday Buyer's Guide 2015 - Gift Tips from the Editors

TweakTown's Holiday Buyer's Guide 2015 - Gift Tips from the Editors

We've put together a buyer's guide consisting of the best products, so you don't have to pretend to be happy with another pair of socks this Christmas day. | Dec 15, 2015 06:26 pm CST

The top four things North Korea has achieved in the past 18 months

The top four things North Korea has achieved in the past 18 months

What are the four best things that Kim Jong-Un and his North Korean crew have completed in the last 18 months? It's an amazing list. | Jul 5, 2015 01:15 am CDT

Case Smithing: The Stealth Optical Bay Drive

Case Smithing: The Stealth Optical Bay Drive

John Williamson aka Pwnography6 brings us a simple case mod today and most people can complete in under one hour. Hide your ugly optical drive, and make your case even more appealing! | Dec 6, 2012 03:39 am CST

Case Smithing: Go with the flow - Installing a new case fan mount

Case Smithing: Go with the flow - Installing a new case fan mount

John is back with another Case Smithing guide. This time he shows us the various methods of installing a new case fan mount in your rig. | Nov 16, 2012 01:46 am CST

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IT/Datacenter

Intel's Optane debut with the DC P4800X 3D XPoint SSD

Intel's Optane debut with the DC P4800X 3D XPoint SSD

Intel introduces its Optane technology with the DC P4800X, the world's first 3D XPoint-based Enterprise/Datacenter (blazing fast) SSD. | Mar 19, 2017 11:00 am CDT

Islamic State's social media propaganda machine seems unstoppable

Islamic State's social media propaganda machine seems unstoppable

Michael discusses Islamic State's ability to use social media and how it is giving western governments and intelligence agencies absolute fits. | Aug 9, 2015 12:52 pm CDT

QuantaCool MHP Cooling Solution Tested at GTC 2015

QuantaCool MHP Cooling Solution Tested at GTC 2015

Server and workstation cooling is taken to new levels with QuantaCool's MHP technology. Here's our look at it from GTC 2015. | Apr 14, 2015 09:13 pm CDT

Ready or not, Chip-and-PIN is coming to the United States

Ready or not, Chip-and-PIN is coming to the United States

The adoption of Chip-and-PIN technology in the United States will present a significant learning curve for financial institutions, consumers and retailers. | Feb 25, 2015 11:50 pm CST

SanDisk Optimus Eco SSD RAID Enterprise Performance Analysis

SanDisk Optimus Eco SSD RAID Enterprise Performance Analysis

SanDisk's Optimus Eco is a widely deployed enterprise SAS SSD that delivers tremendous performance. We test eight of them in various DAS configurations. | Oct 17, 2014 09:03 am CDT

Seagate 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 RAID Analysis

Seagate 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 RAID Analysis

The new crop of 6TB HDDs offer outstanding capacity and a big boost in performance. Today we analyze performance of eight Seagate 6TB HDDs in a 48TB array. | Sep 25, 2014 08:10 pm CDT

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Laptops

GIGABYTE and Microsoft Azure AI Notebook Performance Investigation

GIGABYTE and Microsoft Azure AI Notebook Performance Investigation

Can Microsoft's Azure AI for mobile computing really help boost performance of a laptop? Join us on our discovery. | Sep 17, 2019 05:06 pm CDT

A look at Dell rugged products in the lab and wild

A look at Dell rugged products in the lab and wild

Dell invited us to its offices in Texas to experience firsthand its work on its rugged notebooks and tablets. Panasonic Toughbook, look out. | Oct 7, 2016 02:54 pm CDT

GIGABYTE P34W V5 Laptop First Impressions

GIGABYTE P34W V5 Laptop First Impressions

How were the first moments with GIGABYTE's fifth version powerful P34W laptop? Join us and take a look. | Mar 25, 2016 07:11 pm CDT

Two weeks with a beast - the OriginPC EON17-X Laptop

Two weeks with a beast - the OriginPC EON17-X Laptop

Sometimes the first few weeks are the honeymoon period, so how does the OriginPC EON17-X do after two weeks of use? Let's see. | Mar 17, 2016 11:38 am CDT

My Dell laptop is running hot, what can I do to cool it down?

Ask the Experts: My Dell laptop is running hot, what can I do to cool it down?

How can I cool my overheating Dell notebook down? | Jul 4, 2013 12:04 am CDT

Upgrading your laptop to a new high-performance SSD and RAM

Tweakipedia: Upgrading your laptop to a new high-performance SSD and RAM

Trace gives us a detail look at how to replace the RAM and HDD in your laptop for better performance | Mar 21, 2013 08:05 am CDT

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Maker & DIY

Connected Cars: The technology is here, so let's enjoy it

Connected Cars: The technology is here, so let's enjoy it

There is an amazing blend of technology merging with new vehicles, and connected car technology is accelerating at a fast pace. | Jun 14, 2015 11:50 pm CDT

Future of wearables unknown, but things are looking good

Future of wearables unknown, but things are looking good

The wearables market is growing at a rapid pace, and while there is much work left to be done, the future appears to be great. | May 1, 2015 09:18 pm CDT

Virtual reality provides great long-term potential, be excited

Virtual reality provides great long-term potential, be excited

Virtual reality is something that many don't have firsthand experience with, but it seems that we should all be happy for what is around the corner. | Apr 6, 2015 09:19 pm CDT

Artificial intelligence worries smart people, should we be worried?

Artificial intelligence worries smart people, should we be worried?

Recently some really smart and successful people have expressed concerned over artificial intelligence, but should we be worried about it? | Apr 6, 2015 03:12 pm CDT

3D Printing Tips and Tricks: Making Your Portable Toolkit

3D Printing Tips and Tricks: Making Your Portable Toolkit

Charles walks us through what our portable 3D printer toolkit should include. Read on and see what tools you may be missing to make your experience better. | Jun 27, 2014 09:15 am CDT

Practical 3D Printing Guide: Making a GoPro Camera Mount

Practical 3D Printing Guide: Making a GoPro Camera Mount

Hobby 3D printing is often referred to as a novelty, but the desktop 3D printer can be practical and useful, too. Let's see what Charles does for a GoPro. | Jun 25, 2014 09:02 am CDT

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Mobile Devices

Samsung Galaxy S20 Smartphones: Everything You Need To Know

Samsung Galaxy S20 Smartphones: Everything You Need To Know

Samsung's new Galaxy S20 smartphones are here: 8K video, 120Hz display, 5G connectivity, and SO much more. | Feb 11, 2020 08:02 pm CST

Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones detailed

Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones detailed

Google unveils their new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones and we go into detail about them right here. | Oct 5, 2017 02:56 pm CDT

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 - Is Bigger Always Better?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 - Is Bigger Always Better?

Samsung kills the Apple iPhone 7 Plus before it was even released with their new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. | Aug 24, 2016 07:05 pm CDT

Apple's new iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, iOS 9, and Pencil Explained

Apple's new iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, iOS 9, and Pencil Explained

Apple got the attention of many tech consumers again this week as it announced its new iPhones, iPad Pro, iOS 9, Pencil, and more. Here's our overview. | Sep 11, 2015 10:02 am CDT

LG G4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge - The Battle of Android

LG G4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge - The Battle of Android

If you thought the Galaxy S6 was the only high-end Android out right now, the G4 is here to show you the removeable battery and SD card slot aren't gone. | Jun 30, 2015 06:16 pm CDT

BlackBerry Passport Smartphone Unboxing + First Impressions

BlackBerry Passport Smartphone Unboxing + First Impressions

The first 24 hours with the new BlackBerry Passport have been... interesting, weird, wide, different, surprising, strange, and did I mention weird? | Dec 2, 2014 03:50 pm CST

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Motherboards

Will my current X299 motherboard support Intel's Core i9-10980XE CPU?

Ask the Experts: Will my current X299 motherboard support Intel's Core i9-10980XE CPU?

Ask the Experts: Farshad is wondering if his current X299 motherboard will support Intel's Core i9-10980XE Extreme Edition processor | Nov 1, 2019 10:33 pm CDT

What is making my ASUS X570 F motherboard based system wake?

Ask the Experts: What is making my ASUS X570 F motherboard based system wake?

Ask the Experts: Heart wants to know what is making his new X570 system wake and go back to sleep repeatedly | Oct 24, 2019 11:28 pm CDT

AMD B450 or X570 motherboard for new build with Ryzen 7 3700X CPU?

Ask the Experts: AMD B450 or X570 motherboard for new build with Ryzen 7 3700X CPU?

Ask the Experts: Omri wants to know which board, B450 or X570, he should pick for his new PC build featuring AMD's Ryzen 7 3700X processor | Aug 31, 2019 01:39 pm CDT

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 7 Motherboard Preview

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 7 Motherboard Preview

We take a quick look at the ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 7, check it out! | May 17, 2019 10:00 am CDT

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX/ac Motherboard Preview

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX/ac Motherboard Preview

ASRock's Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX/ac motherboard should be a powerhouse board for the 9900K. | Oct 8, 2018 11:16 am CDT

ASRock Z390 Taichi (Intel Z390) Motherboard Preview

ASRock Z390 Taichi (Intel Z390) Motherboard Preview

ASRock is the first motherboard maker getting the new Z390 chipset into our hands. | Oct 8, 2018 11:01 am CDT

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Networking

Are there better wireless mesh solutions than the NETGEAR Orbi Pro?

Ask the Experts: Are there better wireless mesh solutions than the NETGEAR Orbi Pro?

Ask the Experts: Erik recently bought a NETGEAR Orbi Pro, but wants to know if there are better wireless options out there | Feb 18, 2020 08:19 pm CST

Which m.2 Key E slot Wi-Fi card should on my new system?

Ask the Experts: Which m.2 Key E slot Wi-Fi card should on my new system?

Ask the Experts: Kevin wants to know which m.2 Key E slot Wi-Fi card he should buy for his new system | Nov 12, 2019 11:44 pm CST

What's the best option for PCIe Wi-Fi cards at the moment?

Ask the Experts: What's the best option for PCIe Wi-Fi cards at the moment?

Ask the Experts: James from the USA asks us about PCIe wireless networking cards and what to buy, Tyler answers. | Aug 8, 2019 01:23 am CDT

ASRock Multi-Gigabit Performance: 10GbE/5GbE/2.5G Networking

ASRock Multi-Gigabit Performance: 10GbE/5GbE/2.5G Networking

Motherboard manufacturers ditch gigabit for faster network performance. | Feb 14, 2019 10:00 pm CST

Netgear Insight Business Storage and Networking Management

Netgear Insight Business Storage and Networking Management

Could Insight help you? | Nov 14, 2018 10:00 pm CST

Netgear Business 16-Port PoE+ GS116PP Overview

Netgear Business 16-Port PoE+ GS116PP Overview

We look over Netgear's Business 16-Port PoE+ GS116PPs, one of the latest unmanaged network solutions. | Jul 4, 2018 10:00 am CDT

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Peripherals

Secretlab SoftWeave: Gaming Chairs Go Next-Gen

Secretlab SoftWeave: Gaming Chairs Go Next-Gen

Secretlab unveils their new SoftWeave series, their first custom made fabric and first-ever non-leather chair | Oct 8, 2018 05:30 am CDT

AZIO MK Retro Classic Typewriter Keyboard Preview

AZIO MK Retro Classic Typewriter Keyboard Preview

We preview AZIO's MK Retro Classic typewriter backlit mechanical keyboard which only has nine days left in its Indiegogo campaign. | Jul 30, 2017 06:42 pm CDT

ROCCAT's Power-Grid for Android - Control your PC from smartphone

ROCCAT's Power-Grid for Android - Control your PC from smartphone

ROCCAT's new Power-Grid app for Android is pretty impressive on paper, but will it stand up to TweakTown standards? Let's check it out in detail. | Dec 13, 2013 09:01 am CST

Four-way Gaming Mouse Roundup: G9X, XAI, Abyssus and SideWinder X8

Four-way Gaming Mouse Roundup: G9X, XAI, Abyssus and SideWinder X8

We pit four of the best names in gaming mice; Logitech, SteelSeries, Razer and Microsoft to see who can deliver the best all-round gaming weapon. | May 19, 2010 06:05 am CDT

Microsoft SideWinder X6 Gaming Keyboard

Microsoft SideWinder X6 Gaming Keyboard

Microsoft continues down the path of the dark side with an all new gaming series keyboard. | Oct 15, 2008 11:00 pm CDT

Microsoft SideWinder X5 Gaming Mouse

Microsoft SideWinder X5 Gaming Mouse

The latest gaming series mouse from the big MS has made some changes; we find out the good, the bad and the ugly. | Oct 13, 2008 11:00 pm CDT

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RAM

Issues with gaming stability when using my DDR4 RAM's XMP settings

Ask the Experts: Issues with gaming stability when using my DDR4 RAM's XMP settings

Ask the Experts: Ati is having trouble with some of his games exiting to desktop when using his DDR4 RAM's XMP settings | Feb 4, 2020 10:22 pm CST

Do RAM sub timings make much of a difference to system performance?

Ask the Experts: Do RAM sub timings make much of a difference to system performance?

Ask the Experts: Ben wants to know if memory sub timings make much of a difference to performance | Jan 18, 2020 11:20 pm CST

Blue screens when running additional memory module while gaming

Ask the Experts: Blue screens when running additional memory module while gaming

Ask the Experts: Dan added an additional memory module to his rig and is now seeing BSODs while gaming | Dec 30, 2019 11:35 pm CST

Having trouble getting four DDR4 DIMMs running in XMP on X570

Ask the Experts: Having trouble getting four DDR4 DIMMs running in XMP on X570

Ask the Experts: Etutam from Spain is having issues getting four DDR4 3200MHz memory modules running together in XMP on his new AMD X570 motherboard | Oct 8, 2019 11:07 pm CDT

Can the MSI B450M Mortar motherboard support 32GB RAM at 2666MHz?

Ask the Experts: Can the MSI B450M Mortar motherboard support 32GB RAM at 2666MHz?

Ask the Experts: David wants to know about memory compatibility for a RAM upgrade on his MSI B450M Mortar motherboard | Sep 20, 2019 01:31 pm CDT

What RAM should go with AMD Ryzen 5 3600X and GTX 1660?

Ask the Experts: What RAM should go with AMD Ryzen 5 3600X and GTX 1660?

Ask the Experts: Connor is building a new rig with an AMD Ryzen 5 3600X and GeForce GTX 1660 and asks what kind of DDR4 memory would be the best fit | Aug 11, 2019 03:41 pm CDT

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Software

How do I remove 'Windows Setup' from Windows 10 boot up menu?

Ask the Experts: How do I remove 'Windows Setup' from Windows 10 boot up menu?

Ask the Experts: Tyson recently upgraded to an SSD and wants to know how to remove the 'Windows Setup' boot up option | Oct 28, 2019 11:25 pm CDT

GoodOffer24's New Year 2019 Promo! (Windows + Office deals)

GoodOffer24's New Year 2019 Promo! (Windows + Office deals)

Celebrate 2019 with upto 20% extra discount on Microsoft Windows, Office, and other products from GoodOffer24. | Dec 28, 2018 03:21 pm CST

Top 4K Video Editor: Process GoPro 4K Footage with VideoProc

Top 4K Video Editor: Process GoPro 4K Footage with VideoProc

Looking for some 4K video processing software to edit and fix GoPro 4K footage? VideoProc may be what you need. | Oct 29, 2018 10:11 am CDT

Ethereum Mining Guide - Part 1: The Basics & Set Up

Ethereum Mining Guide - Part 1: The Basics & Set Up

Ethereum is the next big thing, and you really need to know about it. | Jun 12, 2017 06:40 am CDT

Unigine Superposition Benchmark: The New GPU Crusher

Unigine Superposition Benchmark: The New GPU Crusher

The makers of Heaven have a new benchmark called Superposition: crushing your GPU to 8K and beyond. Let's take a look. | Apr 11, 2017 03:00 am CDT

3DMark Time Spy - DX12 Benchmarking for the Masses

3DMark Time Spy - DX12 Benchmarking for the Masses

Futuremark releases its new DX12 benchmark, 3DMark Time Spy - but who dominates DX12? NVIDIA or AMD? Let's answer that right now. | Jul 14, 2016 12:00 pm CDT

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Storage

Upgrading the 256GB SSD in my Dell XPS laptop to a 1TB sized drive

Ask the Experts: Upgrading the 256GB SSD in my Dell XPS laptop to a 1TB sized drive

Ask the Experts: Andrew wants to know some details regarding upgrading the stock 256GB SSD in his Dell XPS laptop to a 1TB drive | Feb 22, 2020 08:28 pm CST

Should I install a heat sink on my SSD to tame the temperatures a bit?

Ask the Experts: Should I install a heat sink on my SSD to tame the temperatures a bit?

Ask the Experts: Austin is a bit concerned about the temperatures his SSD is reaching and wants to know if he should consider cooling | Jan 22, 2020 11:35 pm CST

Which SSD should I pick for my gaming rig? ADATA, WD, or Samsung?

Ask the Experts: Which SSD should I pick for my gaming rig? ADATA, WD, or Samsung?

I need to buy an SSD and where i live prices are a bit high. I will use it mainly for gaming. Which one would you choose of the below options? SSD ADA | Jan 14, 2020 10:43 pm CST

Is it possible to mount an external hard drive to my PC?

Ask the Experts: Is it possible to mount an external hard drive to my PC?

Ask the Experts: Philip wants to know if he can mount his external drive to his rig, but there may be a better option | Jan 11, 2020 10:54 pm CST

Should I have a dedicated SSD for games?

Ask the Experts: Should I have a dedicated SSD for games?

Ask the Experts: Tim wants to know if he should buy a seperate SSD drive for his games instead of installing everything on his OS drive | Dec 10, 2019 11:04 pm CST

Would the Sabrent Rocket SSD provide a good storage upgrade?

Ask the Experts: Would the Sabrent Rocket SSD provide a good storage upgrade?

Ask the Experts: Steve is curious about the Sabrent Rocket SSD and if he should upgrade to it or not | Dec 2, 2019 10:40 pm CST

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Trade Shows

TweakTown's Best of CES 2020 Awards - AMD Dominated The Show

TweakTown's Best of CES 2020 Awards - AMD Dominated The Show

TweakTown has a bunch of Best of CES 2020 awards to give out, but what did we think was best? | Jan 9, 2020 05:05 pm CST

TweakTown's Best of IFA 2019 Awards

TweakTown's Best of IFA 2019 Awards

IFA 2019 was a big show this year, and with it we have our Best of IFA 2019 awards. | Sep 9, 2019 10:57 am CDT

TweakTown's Best of CES 2019 Awards

TweakTown's Best of CES 2019 Awards

There were a LOT of awesome products and gadgets unveiled at CES 2019, but which ones are the best? Here's our Best of CES 2019 list. | Jan 11, 2019 06:21 pm CST

GIGABYTE's Computex 2017 Suite Tour and New Products

GIGABYTE's Computex 2017 Suite Tour and New Products

Steven visited GIGABYTE's Taipei 101 product suite last week at Computex Taipei 2017 and reports back with what he saw. | Jun 6, 2017 01:13 am CDT

NVIDIA Editor's Day 2014 - Events, Parties, and Lots of Fun

NVIDIA Editor's Day 2014 - Events, Parties, and Lots of Fun

NVIDIA entertained the world's technology press for the launch of its next-generation Maxwell GPUs, but in between all of the business, was lots of fun. | Sep 18, 2014 10:07 pm CDT

Intel Developer Forum 2014 - Core M, DDR4, Overclocking and Robots

Intel Developer Forum 2014 - Core M, DDR4, Overclocking and Robots

Steven visited this year's Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco and saw plenty of cool technology. If you couldn't make the show, get an overview here. | Sep 15, 2014 11:26 am CDT

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TV, Movies & Home Theatre

Issues carrying full 4K signal from my satellite TV to my projector

Ask the Experts: Issues carrying full 4K signal from my satellite TV to my projector

Ask the Experts: Peter is having issues trying to carry a full 4K signal from his satellite TV to my projector via a Yamaha RXV581 A/V receiver | Jan 3, 2020 10:59 pm CST

DC: Aquaman Cinema Review

DC: Aquaman Cinema Review

The DC Universe returns with another stand-alone success that proves that the studio doesn't need to copy Marvel after all | Jan 15, 2019 10:00 am CST

Comic-Con 2017 trailer round-up: MCU vs DCEU vs the rest

Comic-Con 2017 trailer round-up: MCU vs DCEU vs the rest

Comic-Con 2017 was MASSIVE, with new trailers for Justice League, Thor: Ragnarok, and SO MUCH MORE. | Jul 24, 2017 04:28 pm CDT

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - the definitive video format

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - the definitive video format

Six months on from the launch of what could be the last physical video format, we discuss why Ultra HD Blu-ray deserves the attention of movie lovers. | Oct 17, 2016 11:46 am CDT

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Soundtrack Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Soundtrack Review

The official soundtrack for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is here, and it's glorious. | Mar 20, 2016 02:28 pm CDT

Remastering 'The X-Files' in HD, Q&A with Jim Hardy CEO of Illuminate

Remastering 'The X-Files' in HD, Q&A with Jim Hardy CEO of Illuminate

Ben talks to Jim Hardy, CEO of Illuminate, to find out how the company completely re-assembled all 201 episodes of 'The X-Files' for the digital age. | Dec 12, 2015 11:40 am CST

Vehicles

Tesla Breaks Up With NVIDIA, Announces New Self-Driving Chip

Tesla Breaks Up With NVIDIA, Announces New Self-Driving Chip

Tesla announces its in-house self-driving chip, 21x faster than NVIDIA's current offering. | Apr 22, 2019 11:04 pm CDT

Mazda CX-9 Azami 2016 2.5T AWD: Vehicle Tech Review

Mazda CX-9 Azami 2016 2.5T AWD: Vehicle Tech Review

Mazda's CX-9 Azami 2016 2.5T AWD is not only a sight to behold, but it comes packed to the brim with impressive technology. Let's take a close look. | Nov 14, 2016 12:27 am CST

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Video Cards

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Benchmarked: NVIDIA DLSS & Ray Tracing Tested

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Benchmarked: NVIDIA DLSS & Ray Tracing Tested

Wolfenstein: Youngblood now includes NVIDIA's DLSS and ray tracing, so we give it a benchmark run. | Feb 20, 2020 01:00 pm CST

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT 'Review': The Most Troubled Launch Ever?

AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT 'Review': The Most Troubled Launch Ever?

AMD changes things too close to the NDA date of the Radeon RX 5600 XT, causing major issues at launch. We explain here. | Jan 22, 2020 07:20 pm CST

Intel Xe: One GPU Architecture To Rule Them All

Intel Xe: One GPU Architecture To Rule Them All

Intel begins shipping out DG1 discrete graphics SDKs to developers and we have some official information to share. | Jan 9, 2020 11:00 am CST

The Best Tech of the Decade

The Best Tech of the Decade

Technology has come a long way forward in the last 10 years, here's a round up of all of the best tech of the last decade. | Dec 29, 2019 09:24 pm CST

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs. RX 5500 XT Benchmarked

AMD Radeon RX 480 vs. RX 5500 XT Benchmarked

AMD's new Navi-based Radeon RX 5500 XT tested against the older-gen Polaris-based RX 480. | Dec 20, 2019 12:29 am CST

A Guide On What To Buy The Enthusiast In Your Life For Black Friday

A Guide On What To Buy The Enthusiast In Your Life For Black Friday

NVIDIA has plenty going on for the enthusiast gamer in your life - new GPUs, ray tracing goodness, and the best games! | Nov 28, 2019 04:01 pm CST

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