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Best media streaming devices

25.September
Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

Why there's no GeForce RTX 3080 Ti (yet)

25.September
Two long years after the GeForce RTX 20-series kicked off real-time ray tracing and uncompromising 4K performance in earnest, Nvidia finally took the wraps off its hotly anticipated successors. The first GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs are damned impressive , culminating in the ferocious GeForce RTX 3090 with 24GB of cutting-edge GDDR6X memory and enough power to game on an 8K display (sometimes). B...

Fitbit Sense review: Ambitious to a fault

25.September
The new Fitbit Sense is packed with sensors and loaded with features, but its great power comes at the expense of simplicity.

MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Gaming X Trio review: Big GPU, big cooler, big results

25.September
No graphics card spits out gaming frame rates as fast as Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3090, and its massive 24GB of GDDR6X memory makes it an insanely good value for creators—yes, even at its staggering $1,500 baseline price. We already covered all that in our exhaustive Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Founders Edition review. But pushing this much performance takes a lot of power, and a lot of power needs hea...

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090: 3440x1440 ultrawide benchmarks

25.September
Nvidia’s Ampere-powered $1,499 GeForce RTX 3090 is the ultimate price-is-no-object graphics card. It chews up games and spits out frames for breakfast, as we covered in depth in our comprehensive Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Founders Edition review . You need a pixel-packed monitor to get the most out of it, though—like a 3440x1440 ultrawide display. Here’s the thing though: Most gamers shouldn’t bu...

C by GE Smart Plug review: A simple Wi-Fi plug in the widening C by GE ecosystem

25.September
This on/off plug ties in well with C by GE in-wall switches, bulbs, and other smart lighting products.

Ouch! Xbox Series X expansion SSDs will cost $220, Seagate says

24.September
Seagate will charge $220 for an external Storage Expansion Card for the Xbox Series X and Series S, a necessary add-on if your Series X-optimized games exceed the capacity of the console's internal SSD.

Amazon rockets into cloud gaming with Amazon Luna

24.September
Amazon launches its Luna cloud gaming service in early access for $5.99 per month and $49.99 for a dedicated Luna Controller that Amazon says will connect directly to its cloud servers.

Amazon’s new Echo speakers get a spherical makeover

24.September
The new Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Dot Kids Edition are here, and they’re much more well rounded—literally.

Is it still worth it to buy a used Xeon for a DIY PC build? | Ask an expert

24.September
Q: Not too long ago, you’d buy a used Intel Xeon processor to get more than four cores in a CPU without going broke. Is that still a worthwhile route to take? That trick isn’t dead, but most PC builders will find AMD and Intel’s consumer CPUs the simpler way to buy affordable processors with more than six cores. When AMD released Ryzen, it upended the market by lowering the cost per core. Four ...

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 Founders Edition: It works hard, it plays hard

24.September
Nvidia says its monstrous $1,500 GeForce RTX 3090 delivers “the ultimate gaming experience.” That’s very true. You can even game at 8K—not 4K, 8K —with some titles on this so-called “ BFGPU .” You probably shouldn’t buy it if all you do is game, though. Unless you’re a deep-pocketed enthusiast who doesn’t mind spending lavishly for the absolute best performance possible, the staggeringly powerf...

Tested: 5 key things to know about Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3090

24.September
Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3090 delivers exhilarating graphics prowess--the fastest possible gaming frame rates at extreme resolutions, and outstanding performance in professional applications. But it’s not for everyone. At $1,500 , it’s either a hard pass or a no-brainer, depending on how you plan to use it. You can read every nitty-gritty detail in our comprehensive review of Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3...
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