In brief: New leaks have revealed that Intel's 15th-gen Arrow Lake chips show promising improvements in CPU performance over their 13th-gen counterparts. There's also an expected uplift in iGPU performance of over 200% in 3DMark when compared to the current Core i9-13900K flagship.
We've spent a ton of time testing the latest AMD and Nvidia mainstream GPUs, meant to be capable of 1440p gaming, however to summarize our experience, these new products have been extremely underwhelming.
What if you want to upgrade an existing gaming PC? What are the options, and do they make sense? The big problem is that current-gen AMD and Nvidia GPUs don't move the needle forward.
There's been some negativity towards new PC gaming hardware as of late, but instead of focusing on the bad, let's see why building a new gaming PC right now could be a good idea, particularly for those in need of a fresh setup.