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6 PC Gaming Myths That Just Won’t Die

PC gaming has a lot going for it, but thanks to some persistent myths, many potential PC gamers are hesitant to make the leap from consoles. Here are six of the most pernicious myths in PC gaming that won’t die….

How Bad Frame Pacing Can Make Games Feel Awful

There you are, immersed in the latest gaming masterpiece, only to find that something isn’t quite right. A jarring stutter or a jittery sensation that’s detracting from the smooth, engaging experience you’re used to. Say hell…

How to Upgrade Your Steam Deck’s SSD

Plan on replacing your Steam Deck’s solid-state drive (SSD) but don’t know how to do it? You can upgrade your Steam Deck’s SSD without much hassle in less than half an hour. We’ll walk you through the Steam Deck SSD replaceme…

How Many FPS Can the Human Eye See?

How many FPS can the human eye see? That’s a tough question because the human eye doesn’t really see in “frames per second,” and everyone’s eyes are different. We’ll talk about the biology, but the real question is what the u…

OpenGL vs. DirectX: Which Is Better for Gaming?

The choice between OpenGL and DirectX in games isn’t as common as it once was, but you might still see it. And if you do, you might wonder what the difference is and which option gives the optimum gaming experience….

Vulkan vs. DirectX 12: Which Should You Choose?

More PC games than ever allow players to choose between DirectX 12 and Vulkan. But it isn’t always obvious what the difference is, nor which one will provide the best gaming experience. The answers aren’t completely straightf…

How to Check if Games Are Steam Deck Compatible

Valve’s Steam Deck runs SteamOS, but it can also run a lot of your favorite Windows PC games. However, not everything runs on SteamOS—and the Steam Deck’s hardware may not be powerful enough to run some high-end, graphicall…

Steam Deck Shortcuts: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re looking for a complete list of Steam Deck hotkeys for Game Mode and Desktop Mode, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll show you every Steam Deck shortcut, plus how you can remap buttons and create cu…

6 Ways to Move PC Gaming to Your Couch

The phrase PC gaming often evokes images of sitting at a desk bathed in RGB light, clicking away with a mouse, but there’s no reason you can’t take your PC gaming experience and transport it to a comfy couch and TV setup….

How to Install Windows on Your Steam Deck

The Steam Deck is a brilliant machine, but you may decide you want to run Windows on it instead of SteamOS. If that’s you, we’ll explain how to run Windows on Steam Deck from an SD card and how to install Windows on your Stea…
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