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Tomb Raider Performance Test: Graphics And CPUs

Tomb Raider Performance Test: Graphics And CPUs

Although this year’s Tomb Raider reboot made our latest list of most anticipated PC games, I must admit that it was one of the games I was least looking forward to from a performance perspective. Previous titles in the franchise have received mixed to positive reviews, but gameplay aside, their…

How To Build A Great Gaming PC For Under $700

How To Build A Great Gaming PC For Under $700

“Why didn’t you tell me about this sooner?” It’s a question I’ve heard with increasing frequency the past few years, uttered by friends who’ve finally dipped their toes into PC gaming, discovering what it has to offer them. Before taking the plunge, they had been wary, citing the prohibitive cost…

AVADirect Mini Gaming PC: The Kotaku Review

AVADirect Mini Gaming PC: The Kotaku Review

There are dozens of places to purchase a custom gaming PC on the internet. Companies with colourful websites with flash-animated front pages and rotating images showing off their latest products in the best possible light. Then there’s AVADirect, a custom PC builder on the outskirts of Cleveland with a website…