Dell Adds GTX 1060, 4K to Inspiron 7000 Gaming Laptops

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Dell has refreshed its Inspiron 7000 Gaming Laptops with new options, including a GTX 1060, a 4K display, and Thunderbolt 3. We discuss the laptop and ways to keep your gaming system running cool and quiet, even while gaming.

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Building Gaming Keyboard 2.0: Bigger, Better, Oranger

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The last time I built a gaming board, I tried to keep it a little on the conservative side. This time, I wanted to go all-out and build something visually striking without ending up with a neon stealth fighter.

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Nintendo just announced a real Pokemon game is coming to Nintendo Switch

At the E3 gaming convention on Tuesday, Nintendo showed off several new games, including the announcement of an upcoming Pokemon game.

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Nvidia-powered Max-Q Laptops Target Thin and Light Gaming

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By optimizing performance, Max-Q can make gaming laptops with a desktop-class GTX 1080 almost as thin as a standard ultraportable notebook.

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'Prey' review: Don't trust anything you see

Prey is a game that does everything it had to do and more to compete in this gaming market. The beginning might be hard for some at first, since Prey never really hands the player a weapon, everything must be found. Once you find yourself a few hours in, it may be too late to turn off the system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/16/prey-review-dont-trust-anything-see.html

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Nintendo Fans Get Their Hands on the Switch


Nintendo’s Switch made its debut at retail stores on Friday in one of the gaming industry’s most anticipated product launches. The console, which retails for $299.99, is Nintendo’s attempt to revolutionize the industry by offering a device that can provide interactive gaming quality and control whether on the big screen at home, or in a multitude of settings requiring portability — ranging from an airplane to a public park or vacation spot. “The launch of any new Nintendo system is a special day,” noted Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime.

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Nintendo Switch reportedly coats game cartridges with bitter substance

Nintendo does not want anyone to put the gaming system’s tiny cartridges in their mouths and reportedly taken measures to prevent that from happening.

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PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines

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Jon Peddie Research reports that spending on PC gaming surged in 2016, thanks to pent-up demand for 14nm products and an ongoing strong market for PC titles.

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Microsoft’s latest Windows update breaks multi-monitor gaming

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Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 patch breaks multi-monitor gaming and the current workarounds are inadequate. How about using that telemetry data to flag users who shouldn’t install a given update, instead of making them all mandatory?

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'Final Fantasy XV' review: A long-awaited masterpiece

“Final Fantasy” is one of longest franchises in the history of gaming industry, and for a good reason. It has sculpted the role-playing game genre and is one of the best-known titles of all time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/02/final-fantasy-xv-review-long-awaited-masterpiece.html

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10 years ago, Nvidia launched the G80-powered GeForce 8800 and changed PC gaming, computing forever

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Ten years ago today, Nvidia launched its G80 architecture, a fundamentally new approach to both PC gaming and GPGPU computing that delivered huge performance improvements and performance-per-watt gains. We sat down with two of the Nvidia engineers responsible to discuss its success, the challenges, and how the G80 influenced the GPUs we use today, up to and including Pascal itself.

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PlayStation VR review: Through the eyes of a gamer

The future of gaming is here thanks to Sony PlayStation. The PlayStation VR (Virtual Reality) is the newest edition to the gaming family and is already showing plenty of promise.

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Gigabyte GTX 1060 G1 Gaming 6GB review: one of the best midrange GPUs you can buy today

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Nvidia’s GTX 1060 6GB is a potent midrange graphics card and Gigabyte’s G1 Gaming series has a reputation for a well-built, quality product. How much performance can the GTX 1060 deliver compared with older, higher-end Maxwell hardware ?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/235690-gigabyte-gtx-1060-g1-gaming-6gb-review-one-of-the-best-midrange-gpus-you-can-buy-today

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YouTube started out as a dating service, co-founder tells SXSW

Forget viral videos, live gaming, and millionaire Web celebrities — YouTube’s original mission statement was to help you find love.

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