The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. caption HP told me that they want the computer back when I’m done testing it. And, I’m going to be sad to see it go. source Best Buy All-in-one computers are great for people who want a device for enjoying media, doing work, and browsing the web. For decades, HP has been one of the top names in the desktop-computing world thanks to their commitment to balancing detail with affordability. This commitment showed with the HP Envy 34, which features an attractive 34″ curved LED screen, Bang & Olufsen audio, and enough storage and memory to tackle almost any task. Though the HP Envy Curved 34″ All-In-One is pricier than your average PC (currently $1,999.99 at Best Buy), I found it did an excellent job of boosting my productivity when working and streaming HD … [Read more...] about I tried the HP Envy 34″ Curved All-In-One for 90 days — and getting work done and streaming video has never been easier
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Microsoft's enhancements to its 2-year-old Surface Studio -- an all-in-one desktop distinguished by a huge touch display that can be tilted back and down like a drafting table -- provide essential component upgrades that bring it up to speed for 2018. But given the system's price, Microsoft could have gone further with the changes, so you'd feel less like you're sacrificing flexibility to get the unbeatable monitor.Don't get me wrong: The Surface Studio 2 is by far the best desktop available at the moment for folks who spend the bulk of their day drawing, sketching, painting, coloring or otherwise engaged in pressure-sensitive stylus-intensive activity. Though it doesn't support the 8,192 pressure levels or optional styluses optimized for tasks like airbrushing -- top-of-the-line Wacom devices such as the Cintiq Pro 32 do -- using it feels just as streamlined and it's better as a plain old computer.You could also use an iPad Pro -- if you don't need to physically attach devices or run … [Read more...] about Microsoft Surface Studio 2 review: Microsoft’s Surface Studio 2 improves on an incomparable all-in-one
Ask any console gamer, and they’ll gladly speak at length about the never-ending rivalry between the Xbox One and PS4. However, PC gamers have their own little internal feud, though it doesn’t get as many headlines: Nvidia vs AMD. It’s not a bad thing though – the sheer amount of competition and innovation springing from this tech competition is nothing short of amazing. However, if you’re not willing to pledge loyalty to one of these tech behemoths it can be hard to figure out what the best graphics card for your needs is. That’s why we here at TechRadar decided to sit down and figure out which manufacturer will be left standing when the battle of Nvidia vs AMD is over. (Spoiler: it’ll never be over.)At the dawn of 2018, Nvidia and AMD are still at each other's throats as much as ever. Nvidia launched its GeForce 10 series almost two years ago now, and while it’s likely that Nvidia will replace its Pascal architecture in 2018, it … [Read more...] about Nvidia vs AMD: which should be your next graphics card?
These days in the realm of the best graphics cards, we’ve been facing quite the enigma. While sales for Nvidia are up, that also means that the best graphics cards are in high demand. This means that it’s nearly impossible to buy a graphics card (GPU) at the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) due to cryptocurrency mining and the unprecedented growth of PC gaming. For anyone who isn’t hip to cryptocurrency – a lot of people are buying GPUs in bulk to try to make a quick buck by mining Bitcoin, Ethereum, or even Dogecoin.Put simply, PC gamers are faced with a difficult choice. We can wait until the next generation of graphics cards to strike down like lightning (or Nvidia Volta), or we can buy the best graphics card for gaming right now at a premium. Who knows? Maybe you’ll be able to sell it to a crypto miner for a profit in the coming months. In the meantime, however, you can use the graphics card of your choosing to run the latest, most … [Read more...] about Best graphics cards 2018: the best GPUs for gaming
Specs at a glance: GeForce GTX 1070 Ti CUDA CORES 2432 TEXTURE UNITS 152 ROPS 64 CORE CLOCK 1,607MHz BOOST CLOCK 1,683MHz MEMORY BUS WIDTH 256-bit MEMORY BANDWIDTH 256GB/s MEMORY SIZE 8GB GDDR5 Outputs 3x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x HDMI 2.0b with support for 4K60 HDR 10/12b HEVC Decode, 1x dual-link DVI Release date November 2 PRICE Founders Edition (as reviewed): £419/$449/€469 The GTX 1070 Ti is a great graphics card but a frustrating product. In the year and a half since the GTX 1080 and the GTX 1070 launched, Nvidia has faced little competition from rival AMD, which has been stretched thin across the launch of mainstream graphics cards like the RX 480 and high-end processors like Ryzen Threadripper. As brilliant as those products are, particularly Threadripper, it took until August of this year for AMD to launch a competitor to Nvidia's year-old graphics cards. The resulting RX Vega 64 wasn't the graphical powerhouse many were hoping for, with … [Read more...] about Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti review: A fine graphics card—but price remains high