A year to remember

For a device that’s supposedly on death’s door (ha!), the PC sure sprung to life in 2016.

Cutting-edge innovations and boundary-pushing hardware advancements dropped with shocking regularity throughout the year, spurred on by the birth of virtual reality, the rise of new display technologies, and the surprise (to some) resurgence of high-end computing. In a PC industry struggling to tread water, gamers and enthusiasts are among the few bright spots, and their dedication was awarded with a parade of powerful gear from companies striving to woo the whales of the computing world.

But enough talk! Let’s dig into the juicy stuff.