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Gaming PC Cyber Monday Deals (2021): Top Gaming Computer & Gaming Hardware Sales Compiled by Retail Egg

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Find the best gaming computer deals for Cyber Monday 2021, including all the latest Alienware, CyberPowerPC, HP & more discounts. Browse the latest deals using the links below.

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Razer, the gaming lifestyle brand and hardware supplier, opening new store in Seattle

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Gamers looking for gear in Seattle will have a new brick-and-mortar retail destination to check out next month. The lifestyle brand Razer — with its distinct neon green aesthetic — is opening in the University Village shopping center on Dec. 4.

The RazerStore is the third in the U.S. for the company, behind San Francisco and Las Vegas. Other locations are in Singapore, London, Hong Kong and Taipei.

Razer, which was founded in 2005, sells gaming hardware such as laptop and desktop computers, headphones and controllers, as well as apparel, bags, chairs and more.

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ONEXPLAYER mini: More details about upcoming mini gaming handheld leak

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Intel Core i9-12900K and Core i5-12600K Review: Retaking the Gaming Crown

Intel’s $589 Alder Lake Core i9-12900K and $289 Core i5-12600K come to market with a powerful combination of competitive pricing and impressive performance, taking the lead in gaming over comparable Ryzen 5000 models and assuring a position on our list of Best CPUs for gaming. Intel’s newest chips are also incredibly competitive in productivity work, ranking among the top chips on our CPU benchmark hierarchy. Combine that with Alder Lake’s new next-gen connectivity technologies that bring big increases in throughput via DDR5 memory and PCIe 5.0 interfaces, outstripping AMD’s venerable AM4 platform, and Intel has a winner on its hands.

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Xbox Cloud Gaming is now fully powered by faster Xbox Series X hardware

Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming service (xCloud) is now fully powered by custom Xbox Series X hardware. Microsoft tells The Verge it recently completed the upgrade, which improves both framerates and game load times for players streaming Xbox games over the web.

While Microsoft has moved Xbox Cloud Gaming to 1080p and 60fps streams in recent months, the company has yet to unlock the full potential of custom Xbox Series X hardware to deliver 4K streams. It’s not clear when this will be available, but Microsoft has been moving towards delivering Xbox Cloud Gaming beyond just mobile devices and browsers.

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Benchmarked: Do Windows 11’s Security Features Really Hobble Gaming Performance?

Microsoft is taking yet more backlash over its Windows 11 launch, as recent reports indicate that buyers of new pre-built systems could purportedly lose up to 28% of their gaming performance due to frame-rate-crushing security measures. That has gamers up in arms, so we did several rounds of testing in our labs with some of the best CPUs for gaming from Intel and AMD.

We found that the security mechanisms do reduce gaming performance, with the average impact on an 11th-gen Intel chip being in the 5% range (7% peak in one title). That may not seem like much to

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Far Cry 6’s PC System Requirements Are Brutal for Ultra Quality Gaming

Ubisoft has officially released the Far Cry 6 system requirements for its upcoming action-adventure FPS game. The requirements for a high-quality gaming experience are quite demanding, and you’ll want one of the best graphics cards and best CPUs for gaming if you want to play the game in all its gory, er… glory. The game has all the latest technology, including DirectX 12 Ultimate, AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution, and DirectX Raytracing. Not that you need to have all of those for the baseline experience. Here’s what Ubi says you’ll need.

Minimum Requirements for 1080p 30 fps Low Preset

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Review: The Value iGPU Gaming King

The six-core 12-thread Ryzen 5 5600G comes to market as part of AMD’s first salvo of 7nm ‘Cezanne’ APUs for desktop PCs that AMD plans to use to plug big price gaps in its Ryzen 5000 lineup that dominates our Best CPU list and CPU Benchmark hierarchy. We’ve already taken the more expensive eight-core 16-thread Ryzen 7 5700G for a spin, and today we’re giving the $259 Ryzen 5 5600G the same treatment. When it comes to gaming on integrated graphics, the Ryzen 5 5600G takes the shine off its more expensive Ryzen 7 5700G counterpart by serving up ~96%

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Xbox Game Pass and hardware sales push Microsoft gaming revenue up 11%

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Gaming continues to return growth for Microsoft. The company reported its fourth-quarter earnings today, and game division generated $357 million more in the three-month period that ended June 30 than in the same period in the previous year. That is up 11% year-over-year. Hardware was the big winner, as Microsoft is selling a lot more Xbox systems that also cost a lot more money thanks to the start of the Xbox Series X/S generation. The excitement for that hardware also overcame a drag from content and services, which

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PC Gaming Hardware Sales May Be Poised to Explode

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Ever since the pandemic and cryptocurrency markets teamed up to ambush Ampere in a dark alley, there have been concerns about what another long period of unaffordable hardware would do to the PC gaming industry. A new report from Jon Peddie Research echoes these concerns but also assuages them, predicting that the industry is on the cusp of a tremendous upgrade cycle as stymied gamers finally buy into hardware that’s been priced out of reach for nearly a year.

As JPR notes, the

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