Alienware 34″ QD-OLED Gaming Monitor Reviews Roundup

Alienware’s groundbreaking AW3423DW QD-OLED gaming monitor sent shockwaves through the gaming industry when it was announced at CES this year as  the first OLED-based gaming monitor for desktop PC gamers. On paper, and in-person at the show, it seemed like the ultimate “godmode” gaming monitor, delivering every single feature a…

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AMD Cuts Prices on its 5000-Series Ryzen CPUs by Up to 25 Percent

After almost two years of writing articles about the chip shortage, scalper pricing, and supply chain issues, there’s finally a ray of sunshine in another otherwise gloomy forecast. AMD has lowered the pricing on its top-shelf 5000-series GPUs across the board. You should see the new pricing reflected any any…

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Apple Reportedly Moving Ahead with its AR/VR Headset

According to sources involved with Apple’s supply chain, the company plans to launch its rumored mixed reality headset later this year. This flies in the face of earlier reports that the headset had been delayed until next year due to a variety of issues Apple was struggling with. This would…

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GPU Prices Continue to Fall for the Third Month in a Row

Believe it or not, graphics card prices seem to be headed down. 3D Center has been tracking and reporting pricing trends for GPUs in Germany and Austria. There’s good news: prices are indeed on a downward slope. Even better; this is the third month in a row they have declined,…

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SSDs Are About to Get More Expensive

If you’ve been thinking about getting a higher capacity SSD for your computer, an SSD for your console, or buying a few USB sticks, you would be wise to do it right now. As in, as soon as you finish reading this article, drop what you’re doing and purchase some…

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PC Sales Boomed Again in 2021

PC sales had been on a decade-long decline, and then the COVID-19 pandemic happened. PC sales spiked in 2020 as the world adjusted to a new reality, and the numbers from 2021 show the trend is continuing. Recent reports from Canalys, IDC, and Gartner show double-digit growth last year, and…

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Overclocker Lowers Alder Lake Temps by 5C With Rubber Washers

The overclocking wizards over at Igor’s Lab have been digging into user-reported cooling issues surrounding Intel’s new LGA 1700 socket. While Alder Lake CPUs do run hot under full load, the issue isn’t the heat caused by the CPU. People are discovering the integrated heat spreader (IHS) on the top…

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