Category Archives: PC Gaming

It’s the Throughput, Stupid!

In the real world, wireless networks (and wired networks for that matter) don’t perform anywhere near their raw theoretical speed or maximum data rate touted in product marketing because Wi-Fi is (as the name suggests) wireless. Networks are affected by … Read more >

Intel Wireless-AC: Why the New Standard Matters

The last time wireless standards were upgraded was with 802.11n Wi-Fi in 2007. The old standard was great for home use where one or two laptops were connected to the network. But things have changed. Today’s connected households have way … Read more >

The Highest-End Desktop PCs Get Even More “Extreme” on Tenth Anniversary of Intel’s Extreme Edition Processor

Tech reviewers in their secret labs around the world have had their hands on Intel’s new “Ivy Bridge Extreme” processor for weeks and it has torn through some of the toughest tests and benchmarks out there.  Available for sale timed … Read more >