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The Full Nerd ep. 116: AMD vs. Intel behemoth CPU battle, GTX 1650 Super review, Black Friday deals

In this episode of The Full Nerd, new victors are crowned.

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AMD ascending: How 3rd-gen Ryzen CPUs snatched the computing crown from Intel

For the first time in 15 years, AMD's processors rule desktop computing. Here's how Ryzen managed to overturn Intel's long-held dominance.

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The Full Nerd ep. 114: AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review, Black Friday PC deals, MacBook Pro 16

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we review AMD's monstrous 16-core, 32-thread AMD Ryzen 9 3950X—the most potent processor ever released for a consumer platform.

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The new MacBook Pro is nice, but it’s missing a few things I still want

The 16-inch MacBook Pro has finally arrived and it fixes many of the flaws that plagued its 15-inch predecessor. But it’s missing features that I want in a laptop.

on macworld.com

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The Full Nerd special episode: AMD's Rob Hallock on 3rd-gen Threadripper, Ryzen 9 3950X, and more

In this episode of The Full Nerd, AMD's Rob Hallock joins us to dig deeper into the company's beastly new chips, from the 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X to the 32-core 3rd-gen Threadripper 3970X

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Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon Game Clock vs. Nvidia Boost Clock

PCWorld graphics expert Brad Chacos compares AMD's Game Clock for Radeon graphics cards against Nvidia's Boost clock ratings.

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The Full Nerd ep. 113: Intel Core i9-9900KS and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super reviewed

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang talks about their reviews of the Intel Core i9-9900KS and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super.

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Fresh frights: 13 essential modern scary movies to stream this Halloween night

Our resident movie critic's recommendations this year include modern classics 'The Midnight Meat Train,' 'In the Mouth of Madness,' and 'The Autopsy of Jane Doe.'

on techhive.com

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Why the next Google Pixel should be a program, not a phone

The Pixel 4 XL is a perfect encapsulation of Google’s strengths and weaknesses, and it might be time to shake things up.

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

PCWorld's experts explain how to balance between the CPU and GPU in your PC build, and when you might want to spend more on one or the other.

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The Full Nerd ep. 111: Ryzen 7 3750X leak, Microsoft Elite Series 2, wait for Nvidia Ampere?

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang discusses the leaked Ryzen 7 3750X, whether high-end graphics cards buyers should wait for Nvidia's next-gen GPUs yet, and Microsoft's Xbox Elite Series 2 controller.

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The Pixel 4 has the same problem as the Pixel 3: It's too expensive

Google's new Pixel phone may have a great camera, speedy Assistant, and radar-sensing motion tech. But the bottom line is it just costs too much money.

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The Full Nerd ep. 102: Intel price cuts, Radeon RX 5500, Dune Pro vs. Mac Pro

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang discusses Intel CPUs dropping in price, AMD's new Radeon RX 5500 graphics cards, and reveal a new Mac Pro (case) rival.

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The Full Nerd ep. 109: Radeon RX 5700 XT face-off, RIS on Vega, ray tracing vs. high refresh rates

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we dive deep into graphics tech.

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Ask a PC expert: Should you buy a used graphics card?

PCWorld graphics guru Brad Chacos explains whether it's safe to buy a used graphics card, and what to look out for if you do.