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How to help customers pick the right 4K gaming monitor

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If your customer is getting ready to pick up a 4K gaming monitor, they may also need to get ready for some serious option anxiety.

With the explosion in popularity of Esports and first-person shooters (FPS), monitor manufacturers are pushing hard to dial up the visual experience and rake in the dollars.

Resolution up, prices down

It wasn’t long ago that every monitor supplier was putting out the same top-line spec: 1920 x 1080 resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, DisplayPort, blah, blah, blah.

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Get ready for sub-11-inch notebooks, packed with 3D CPUs

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PCs for content creators could bring higher ASPs

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There’s money to be made in PCs for content creators.

As demand for high-def video content and immersive video games grows, so too does the need for the digital workstations used to create them.

And much like gaming rigs, computers designed for 3D animation, video editing and graphic design require high-performance components. These parts can push the average selling price (ASP) for content-creator systems to the limit.

ProArt for art pros

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PC customers need a sound upgrade? Show them cool audio speakers

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Remember TV sets and stereo systems? With the rise of streaming services, many people are now enjoying music and movies on their PCs instead. But are their PC speakers truly up to the task? If not, it’s time for an upgrade.

In the world of audio, there are speakers and then there are speakers. The first merely reproduces sound. The second deliver a listening experience so good, it could change the way your customers hear music and movies forever.

Wired or wireless?

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5G: wanted by many, understood by few

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Do your customers understand the impact 5G could have on their businesses and lives? Do they even know what 5G is?

A recent study commissioned by Intel and conducted by Ovum finds that the number of Americans willing to pay extra for 5G service is inversely proportional to the number of those who fully understand it.

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4 holiday gift ideas for the techies in your life

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Sure, it’s better to give than to receive, but it’s also harder. That’s especially true when you’re shopping for the techie who has everything.

That gift-giving time of year is here again. In the interest of smoothing out your holiday shopping to-do list, we’re here to help.

Feast your eyes on these 4 high-tech toys. Any of them should bring joy to your gadget-obsessed giftees.

JUNE OVEN

> Perfect for: The high-tech chef

> Price: $599

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Gaming PCs: are your customers ready for an $8K desktop?

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Why Intel/VW/Champion are partnering on electric, self-driving cars

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Meet 3 cool smartwatches that aren’t Apple Watch

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New high-end 2-in-1s: What do your customers get for the money?

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