Halo: Reach PC impressions: The prodigal son returns to the PC, with some quirks

After all, Halo: Reach “reached” the top of the Steam sales charts on release day.Illusion of choiceFirst, let me say: I understand Halo: Reach is a remaster of a decade-old game.

The best Cyber Week PC gaming deals 2019

Many of the Cyber Monday PC gaming deals are still on in full force, including some of our best finds.99 (save $90)Best Cyber Week PC gaming deals, extendedGaming laptop dealsPre-built PC dealsGraphics card dealsCPU dealsRAM dealsMouse dealsRazer Naga Trinity Gaming Mouse | $59.

Best Black Friday PC gaming deals 2019

You'll find deals on processors, graphics cards, full desktops, capable gaming laptops, gaming monitors, and plenty of accessories to ensure you're getting the best PC gaming experience possible.We constantly keep track of the best PC gaming products, looking out for deals that can help you save on your gaming setup.

Best graphics cards for PC gaming 2019


We'll help you find the best graphics card to fit your needs.Updated November 27, 2019 to crown the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Super as the new budget gaming champion, and tweak other sections throughout.

Black Friday 2019 deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build

We're now in one of the best times of year to build a PC.Over the last few years (2016, 2017, and 2018), I’ve challenged myself to see just how cheaply you could build a gaming PC using Black Friday deals.

Intel Xe graphics card leaks, and it might not even be for PC gaming

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We've been sitting here, waiting for Intel Xe graphics cards (GPUs) for years at this point, but we might have finally seen something that gives us an idea of what they'll look like.So, they'll probably be very powerful and very expensive.

Microsoft Xbox X019: Age of Empires IV, new Rare and Obsidian games, xCloud on PC, and more

This year, at Xbox X019, we saw the first payoff as Obsidian announced a new game and InXile pinned a release date on Wasteland 3.That news, plus the first proper trailer for Age of Empires IV, details on Project xCloud’s forthcoming PC launch, a release date for Halo on PC, a new game from Rare, and more as we recap all the announcements at Xbox X019.

Red Dead Redemption 2's PC problems appear to be mostly fixed

The PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 has improved graphics over the PS4 and Xbox One versions, along with more content, including bounty hunting missions, gang hideouts, weapons and more.There's also a PC General Troubleshooting for Red Dead Redemption 2 addressing common problems people are facing.

10 cross-play games to play across PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch

New cross-play gamesThe latest high-profile game to get cross-play is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019), which you can play across PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One.10 essential cross-play games(Image credit: Epic Games)Fortnite (Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC, mobile)The hugely popular online battle royale game Fortnite is the go-to cross-play game for its ease of play and support across consoles, PC, iOS and Android.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is broken on PC and no one knows how to fix it

After a year of waiting, Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally out on PC – not that you'll be able to play it.The main issue that users are running into is an error reading "The Rockstar Games Launcher exited unexpectedly.

How to use Windows' Your Phone app to connect your phone to your PC

Any recent Android phone should be able to connect to Your Phone and receive Your Phone’s basic functions: photos, SMS texts, and notifications.Interacting with your phone’s screen (Phone screen) from your PC:A Windows 10 Insider PC supporting Low Energy Peripheral Mode, including Surface Laptop 2, Surface Pro 4-6, Surface Book 1-2, and Surface Go.

Xerox's reported HP bid could create a PC and printing juggernaut


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Xerox is considering a bid to acquire HP, which would unite a leader in copiers and printers under one roof.The Wall Street Journal reported Monday night that Xerox, now somewhat flush with cash following the $2.

Red Dead Redemption II PC impressions: Drop-dead gorgeous, if you can run it

Worse, some people can’t get Red Dead Redemption II to launch at all.Damn, it’s prettyI hope you have the hardware to do Red Dead Redemption II justice because it’s really stunning at times.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is out on PC, but some players can't launch the game

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Red Dead Redemption 2 is out for PC, a first for the series.The PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 has improved graphics over the PS4 and Xbox One versions along with more content, including bounty hunting missions, gang hideouts, weapons and more.

How to check your PC's CPU temperature


Here's how to monitor your computer's CPU temperature, and lower it if needed.Bizarrely, Windows doesn’t offer any way to check your computer’s CPU temperature.

Red Dead Redemption 2 looks gorgeous on PC, but mouse controls make it special

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There's a simple reason to care about Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC: Rockstar makes some of the most beautiful open worlds in gaming, and they look their very best on PC.Collectively, these updates hone Red Dead's wistful atmosphere.

Ask a PC expert: Should you spend more on a CPU or a graphics card?

We answer a common question from our Full Nerd community!Like all things in life, striking a balance between the two is probably the best answer for most people, especially gamers.

This Windows 10 PC could fit into a power plug


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It’s been nearly 10 years now since Marvell showcased a computer-in-a-plug called the Sheevaplug; now, hailing from Hong Kong, comes the iLife MP8 Micro PC (via Notebook Italia).This isn't quite a whole PC packed into a three-pin power plug, but we can easily envision that happening soon.

How to personalize your Windows 10 PC

If you’re new to Windows 10, we’ll show you how to personalize your PC to make it feel, well, yours.Entering (or creating) a Microsoft account allows your preferences to “follow” you from PC to PC, create a OneDrive cloud-storage account, and more.

Acer Swift 3 (2019) review: This midrange notebook PC hides Nvidia graphics power


Don’t think of Acer’s Swift 3 as a cheaper version of the Acer Swift 7, which is basically the epitome of thin-and-light PCs.Instead, the Swift 3 is a less expensive, general-purpose PC that’s somewhat thicker and heavier than the Swift 7.