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The Full Nerd ep. 53: Razer Blade and Core X, NZXT's H500i case, and a new Nvidia GPU

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we talk about hot new PC hardware from Razer and NZXT, a new Nvidia graphics card, and Spectre strikes back.

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The Acer Predator Helios 500 is a gaming laptop that's overclockable in all the right places

The Acer Predator Helios 500 checks off a lot of boxes: Overclockable GPU and CPU options, 17-inch 4K UHD or 144Hz 1080p display options, and much more.

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Watch us build an over-the-top RGB PC

With RGB components everywhere these days, we decided to explore the world of multi-colored PC lighting. To do that, we're cramming as much of it as we can into a PC controlled by Asus's Aura Sync software.

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The Acer Chromebook Spin 13 is a classy product rising above a mob of cheap clamshells

Acer's Chromebook Spin 13 aims at business users with its Intel Core i5 processor, aluminum chassis, and 360-degree versatility. But the market for high-end Chromebooks remains unproven, while cheaper models continue to sell.

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Hands-on: The Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition takes the boring out of budget gaming

The Acer Predator Helios 300 Special Edition spices things up with a 144Hz display option and a snazzy new color scheme.

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Guess how much this Asus ROG monitor with 4K, HDR and 144Hz G-Sync will set you back

Asus' ROG Swift PG27UQ hits you with a kitchen sink of features including 4K resolution, HDR, and 144Hz refresh rates.

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How to upgrade your laptop's RAM

You can significantly improve your laptop PC's performance by adding RAM, especially if you're running a 64-bit version of Windows.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 10 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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No, Asus didn't cancel Radeon-exclusive Arez GPUs

Several major websites ran articles claiming the new Asus Arez GPU brand was already dead, but the Arez Twitter account was a fake.

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Dell and HP have deep Memorial Day discounts on gaming rigs, PCs, and 4K TVs

Both Dell and HP are running Memorial Day sales right now with discounts on gaming rigs, desktop PCs, laptops, and even 4K HDTVs.

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NZXT H500i review: A $100 case loaded with premium features

The NZXT H500i PC case comes loaded with materials, design elements, and a Smart Device controller typically found in much more expensive cases.

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Hands on: Razer's Core X GPU enclosure is cheaper, bigger, and even works with Macs

The Core X external GPU case will take up to a 3-slot wide GPU, provide up to 100 watts over Thunderbolt 3 for charging, and cost just $299.

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Hands-on: Razer's redesigned Blade is the most powerful 15-inch laptop in town

Razer's redesigned Blade features a Core i7-8750H, vapor chamber cooling, and GTX 1060 graphics, while claiming to be the smallest 15-inch laptop in town.

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The new Razer Blade is a lean, mean, gaming machine

Razer's redesigned Blade features a Core i7-8750H, a vapor chamber setup, and GeForce GTX 1060 graphics. We go hands-on.

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Razer's new Core X is bigger, cheaper and works with Macs

Razer's new Core X GPU cabinet trades size for off the shelf parts, a much lower price and even Macintosh comparability

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Bitdefender Total Security 2018 review: A solid choice for your PC

Bitdefender is a simple solution that stays out of your way and has all the essential features you need.

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Best wireless keyboards: Hand-tested reviews of Bluetooth and USB models

You’re not using the crummy keyboard that came with your PC, are you? Are you? We hand-tested these wireless models to find better options for your daily driver.

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EVGA moves its motherboard drivers to reusable flash drives, finally leaving DVDs behind

Optical drives are a dying breed among enthusiasts, so new EVGA motherboards will ship their drivers on flash drives instead.

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