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SSD scaling outside the sweet spot
— 10:32 PM on October 19, 2011

Fresh from rounding up a collection of the latest 120-128GB solid-state drives, we've turned our attention to a pack of 240-300GB models to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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AMD releases third round of Catalyst 11.10 Preview drivers
— 3:59 PM on October 19, 2011

Third time's the charm, right? AMD has released a third Catalyst 11.10 "Preview" driver, combining the unified Rage and Battlefield 3 support of the

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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OCZ firmware update battles SandForce BSOD bug
— 12:54 PM on October 19, 2011

When we concluded our recent SSD round-up, we ended up recommending a handful of SandForce-based drives based on their pack-leading performance and strong value...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD brings in Mark Papermaster as CTO
— 11:31 AM on October 19, 2011

These past few years have been quite eventful for Mark Papermaster. In 2008, he left IBM after a 26-year stretch to head the iPod...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Tactile Cherry MX switches bring clickety-clack to Cooler Master keyboard
— 10:46 AM on October 19, 2011

Cooler Master is the latest PC component maker to dive into the world of mechanical keyboards. The new QuickFire Rapid is targeted at...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Asus teases next Eee Pad Transformer
— 9:34 AM on October 19, 2011

We've had no shortage of rumors about Asus' second-gen Eee Pad Transformer. Now, Asus has posted a video on its Facebook wall that teases...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD's FX-8150 further overclocked
— 9:07 AM on October 19, 2011

AMD plans to bundle a water cooler with some models of its FX processors. We strapped one of 'em to our FX-8150 to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Valve's sticking with Source for now
— 6:00 AM on October 19, 2011

id Software premiered its id Tech 5 engine in Rage earlier this month, and Epic's Tim Sweeney is hard at work on Unreal Engine...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:13 AM on October 19, 2011

The Pick 6 PCWorld reports Ballmer feels lucky Microsoft didn't buy Yahoo! in 2008 X-bit labs: AMD wants Fusion APUs to be "

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Apple revenue, iPhone shipments miss Street forecasts
— 5:36 PM on October 18, 2011

On the heels of Intel, Apple posted record breaking quarterly results of its own this afternoon. However, as Reuters reports, Apple shares took...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Intel posts record third-quarter revenue, earnings
— 4:23 PM on October 18, 2011

The economy might be sputtering, but Intel is doing better than ever, at least judging by the company's third-quarter results announcement. The chipmaker claims...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Microsoft reveals projected, pocketable touch interfaces
— 12:08 PM on October 18, 2011

Microsoft's annual R&D budget is huge—$9.6 billion for 2011, to be exact. Over the years, a chunk of that research money has gone into...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Batman: Arkham City gets rave reviews, November 15 PC release
— 10:52 AM on October 18, 2011

Batman: Arkham Asylum was a surprise hit, setting expectations high for its sequel, Arkham City. The console crowd gets to play the new game...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Video tutorial demystifies liquid nitrogen overclocking
— 9:36 AM on October 18, 2011

Hoping to build a liquid-nitrogen-cooled overclocking rig this weekend? What do you mean, "no"? Okay, well, if you were, you'd probably enjoy Corsair's latest tutorial...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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More future ultrabooks could have hybrid storage
— 6:00 AM on October 18, 2011

If you've followed the recent ultrabook releases, you might have noticed that Acer's Aspire S3 features 20GB of solid-state storage and 320GB of mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:38 AM on October 18, 2011

7 Up Newegg obtains complete defense jury verdict, and rare patent invalidation, in infringement lawsuit brought by Alcatel-Lucent Computerworld reports Intel CEO faults...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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New 16GB Xoom tablet costs $379
— 4:37 PM on October 17, 2011

The tablet price war is in full swing, and Motorola has made the latest offensive move, releasing a 16GB version of its Xoom tablet priced...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Thailand flooding slows hard drive production
— 12:44 PM on October 17, 2011

A rather large portion of Thailand is under water right now due to flooding fueled by torrential rain. The hard drive industry has been...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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