Ben Hardwidge

Ben Hardwidge

Job Title
Hardware Editor
Joined
September 2023
Bio
A tech journalist since 1999, and a PC hardware enthusiast since 1989, Ben has seen it all, from the horrors of?CGA graphics?to the amazing ray-tracing GPUs of today. Ben is mainly interested in the latest CPU and graphics tech, and currently spends most of his evenings?playing Baldur's Gate 3.
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These retro PC gaming laptops use the real hardware, and I want one

Retro gaming PC laptops - Pocket 8086 and Pocket 386

Nvidia’s RTX 4080 Super GPU just hit its lowest ever price

PNY Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 Super graphics card deal

Samsung is reportedly working on some mysterious new SSD tech

Intel just updated us on game crashes, and it’s not looking good

Intel CPU game crashes statement

WD’s new 4TB SSD has a shocking price, and we’re all for it

WD Blue SN5000 SSD held over motherboard

AMD just tore up the rulebook on GPU design

AMD just tore up the rulebook on GPU design: AMD Radeon graphics card with gears

Lamborghini just made a PC case with Lian Li, and it looks amazing

Lamborghini Lian Li 011D PC case

AMD’s most powerful Ryzen gaming CPU is now at its lowest ever price

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D CPU deal

SSDs are about to become massive, thanks to WD

SSD capacity is about to explode: WD Black SN850X firework

Grab a 165Hz Asus gaming monitor for just $99.99, if you’re quick

Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q1R monitor deal

Save a massive $624 on this mighty HP Omen Nvidia RTX gaming PC

You can now get an AMD Ryzen X3D gaming CPU for under $200

AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D gaming CPU deal with lightning bolt

AMD’s new Ryzen 5 9600X CPU just got benchmarked in this leak

The coolant in this Lian Li water-cooled gaming PC looks radioactive

The green coolant running through the watercooled gaming PC

This is an Asus laptop lid, and you can change the design any time

Asus Project Dali: Customizable E-ink laptop lid with custom Crime Boss Rockay City artwork

Stop what you’re doing, the AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D just dropped to $329

AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D gaming CPU deal

Nvidia has officially erased Intel from the graphics card market

Nvidia has officially erased Intel from the graphics card market: Hammer made from RTX 4090 cards hitting an Intel Arc A770

This handsome open-air Asus gaming PC build is inspired by the pagoda

The ROG Pagoda gaming PC in front of a houseplant

You can now get 32GB of DDR5 RAM for under $100, complete with RGB

32GB Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR5 RAM in piggy bank

MSI somehow squeezed a whole AIO cooler in this Nvidia graphics card

MSI GeForce RTX 4080 Super 16G Expert Fuzion

be quiet! just revived the horizontal PC case, and I’m here for it

be quiet! Light Base 600 horizontal desktop PC case

You can get a great 1TB WD gaming SSD for just $64.99 right now

1TB WD Blue SN580 SSD deal

This water-cooled desk PC is a masterclass in DIY PC building

The omega desk PC innards with orange coolant running through hardline tubing

Intel’s new chip could seriously threaten AMD and the Steam Deck

Gaze into the reflection of this stunning AMD water-cooled PC build

The reflective AMD powered gaming PC with chrome waterblocks

Save $250 on this Nvidia RTX 4060 Acer gaming laptop

Acer Nitro V gaming laptop deal

Check out this gaming PC’s dragon etching and angled graphics card

The red watercooled gaming PC with an angled graphics card and a dragon glass etching

This gaming PC inside a vintage CRT monitor is making us nostalgic

A gaming PC inside a CRT monitor

This blue and yellow Intel-themed build features two top gaming PCs

The intel gaming PC on a blue background

Check out the 3D-printed details in this fiery BioShock PC build

Thermaltake P3 PC build with red Bioshock features
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