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Deal of the week: Game pre-orders, PSUs, and notebook RAM
— 5:22 PM on January 6, 2012

Let's start this week's post with a few game pre-order deals. We're all excited about some of the releases coming this year, and Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Gaming

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AMD sued over allegedly defective chipsets
— 3:00 PM on January 4, 2012

Looks like AMD has yet another problem to contend with: a lawsuit from the world's biggest contract manufacturer of notebooks. Bloomberg reports that Quanta Computer...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing

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A belated podcast scheduling note
— 12:48 PM on January 2, 2012

You'll have to forgive me for the tardy timing of this blog post. What with Christmas vacation, followed by a crazy work week, topped with...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report Podcast

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The TR Podcast 102: Future TV and a holiday Ti fighter
— 11:05 PM on December 18, 2011

It's a short and sweet episode of vocal tech reporting this week. Highlights include listener questions, some discussion of 21st-century TV and Nvidia's new...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Ivy Bridge chipset specs come into focus
— 11:01 AM on December 13, 2011

Everyone is excited about Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge CPUs. There's good reason, especially since the next-gen processors will be able to slip into some...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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TR's Christmas 2011 system guide
— 8:06 PM on December 6, 2011

With our latest system guide, we've attempted to weather the surge in hard-drive prices while taking advantage of some of the latest hardware releases....

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Workstations

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The TR Podcast 101: Scott really hates the Kindle Fire
— 1:31 AM on December 5, 2011

In this episode, Scott rants about the Kindle Fire, we share our enthusiasm for Arkham City and Infinity Blade II, and we go over...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Release roundup: Cases, power, cooling, and SO-DIMMs
— 3:01 PM on December 2, 2011

We've got a packed roundup this week. No fewer than three announcements from NZXT have hit our inbox, and we have news from Cooler Master,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Memory

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OCZ shrinks and improves its Talos 2 enterprise SSDs
— 11:04 AM on November 29, 2011

OCZ has added another solid-state drive to its quiver of enterprise-oriented offerings. Today marks the introduction of the second generation of the company's Talos SSD line. While...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Congratulations to our 100th episode giveaway winners!
— 7:08 PM on November 21, 2011

A week after we posted our big 100th episode of the TR Podcast, we're now ready to draw and announce our 5 lucky winners of...

Type: Blog post Tags: Podcast

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Knights Corner silicon hits teraflop mark
— 10:50 AM on November 18, 2011

A year and a half has passed since Intel redirected its Larrabee effort to produce a competitive desktop GPU. The Many Integrated Core...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers Workstations

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Nvidia Maximus brings together Quadro, Tesla GPUs
— 12:23 PM on November 14, 2011

Looks like we've got a double whammy of workstation news today. On the heels of the new Opteron launch, Nvidia has unveiled its...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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Bulldozer goes pro with Opteron 4200, 6200 processors
— 10:46 AM on November 14, 2011

AMD didn't wait too long to unleash the workstation- and server-bound versions of its new Bulldozer microarchitecture. The company has just announced the "immediate...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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The TR Podcast 100: The big 1-0-0
— 2:03 AM on November 14, 2011

This is our 100th podcast episode, and we're celebrating it with a retrospective and a special giveaway. We haven't forgotten the usual staples of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Sandy Bridge-E motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, Intel, and MSI
— 2:02 AM on November 14, 2011

If you want to get in on Intel's new Sandy Bridge-E CPU, you'll need an LGA2011 motherboard. We've gathered four examples from Asus, Gigabyte,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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The TR Podcast: Help us celebrate 100 episodes
— 9:39 AM on November 10, 2011

If you're a regular listener of the TR Podcast, you're probably aware of the fact that our next episode, set to be released this Sunday...

Type: Blog post Tags: Podcast

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Report: Next-gen Bulldozer chipsets due next year
— 11:16 AM on November 8, 2011

As advanced as AMD's Bulldozer architecture may be, the accompanying chipsets are relatively pedestrian. Much of the blame lies with the SB850 south-bridge component,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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$189 FirePro V4900 goes all in for EyeFinity
— 9:41 AM on November 1, 2011

Who says professional graphics cards have to be exorbitantly expensive? AMD's new FirePro V4900 might not have the most pixel-pushing power or the most memory,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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