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How to install a water block on your CPU – PC Gamer

There are many components in a custom loop that you won’t find in an air-cooled build—Pumps, radiators, tubing, and fittings among other things. The one piece of the puzzle that will be most familiar is the CPU block. In fact, it is so similar to an air cooler that most …

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The Doomfist preview video suggests Overwatch weapon skins could be coming – PC Gamer

Overwatch weapon skins are tired directly to character skins: The only way to change the look of your gun is to change your entire outfit. But some sharp-eyed Overwatchers on Reddit noticed a couple of very interesting details in the recent Doomfist hero preview video suggesting that Blizzard is working …

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Surface Laptop is just a laptop, making it Microsoft's most baffling release yet – Ars Technica

After several years of building systems that compete with, but aren’t quite, laptops, Microsoft has built a plain old laptop: the Surface Laptop. I think there’s a good chance that the Surface Laptop will become Microsoft’s best-selling piece of PC hardware. This is such a straightforward proposition: it’s a regular PC …

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The sacrifice Gigantic's team made to save it from development hell – PC Gamer

Chris Chung tells me he’s an optimist. I’m inclined to believe him because I’m not sure how many people could keep faith after everything his studio has been through. In February of 2016, Chung had to do something that no boss ever wants to do. He gathered Motiga’s 75 employees …

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Just How Dangerous Are Laptop Bombs on Planes? – Popular Mechanics

The U.S. just lifted its ban on electronic devices on flights from ten Middle East airports. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly revealed on Wednesday that the ban had been instituted after the DHS tested a small explosive device inside a pressurized plane, but that new security measures were adequate to …

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Zotac VR Go Backpack PC: A Stop-Gap For Tether-Free VR (Hands On) – Tom's Hardware

Zotac’s VR Go Backpack PC promises a tether-free VR experience, and we had a chance to give it a whirl for a weekend and run a few performance benchmarks. To be clear, we’re not talking about just a VR-ready PC here; this backpack is designed as, essentially, a VR only …

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Review: HP Spectre x2 (2017) – WIRED

WIRED Review: HP Spectre x2 (2017)WIREDSince there’s no hinge system (which works to great comic effect when you first accidentally flip it open, laptop style), propping up the screen means extending a kickstand which wraps around the backside of the screen. This combo is unworkable in your …Microsoft’s most baffling …

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Here's everything you need to start gaming on your PC – USA TODAY

The Best PC Gaming Accessories of 2017 (Photo: Reviewed.com) — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent …

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US Lifts Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East – NPR

US Lifts Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle EastNPRThe United States has lifted its ban on large electronics in the cabins of airlines that it announced in March. The ban originally affected 10 airports and nine airlines, mostly Middle Eastern carriers that had flights to the U.S.. Facebook; Twitter … …

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