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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,...

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Poll: What's the best premium upgrade?
— 12:29 PM on November 3, 2011

When upgrading their PCs, most enthusiasts seem to focus on swapping in faster CPUs and graphics cards. The CPU has the biggest impact on...

Poll Question: • Best premium upgrade:

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Displays Input devices

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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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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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Release roundup: Cooling, mice, and high-density memory
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2011

We've got a trio of announcements from Cooler Master, Corsair, and Scythe for you in this week's release roundup. CM Storm...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Memory Input devices

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Leaked slide reveals next AMD FX platform
— 11:45 AM on October 3, 2011

AMD's Bulldozer-based FX processors have yet to arrive, but already, Turkish site Donanim Haber has a leaked slide detailing what to expect from their...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Ex-AMD exec Bergman joins Synaptics as CEO, President
— 4:43 PM on September 28, 2011

Last week, long-time ATI and AMD executive Rick Bergman, who rose to Senior VP and GM of AMD's Graphics Product Group, abruptly resigned his...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Input devices

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Leaked AMD mobile roadmap littered with codenames
— 11:11 AM on September 26, 2011

A senior member of the 3DCenter forums has posted what look like slides revealing AMD's mobile roadmap through 2013. As is usually the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Mobile computing

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Cherry MX switches take root in Corsair gaming keyboards
— 12:03 PM on September 16, 2011

IDF — Corsair rolled out a slew of new gaming peripherals at the Intel Developer Forum this week. We were at the big reveal,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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MSI serves up three X79 motherboards
— 1:31 AM on September 14, 2011

IDF — Gigabyte and Intel aren't the only ones showing off X79 motherboards at IDF. MSI has three LGA2011 boards on display, including a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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X79 motherboards spotted at IDF
— 6:21 PM on September 13, 2011

IDF — Sandy Bridge E is out in full force at the Intel Developer Forum, and we've already seen a handful of X79 motherboards that...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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PCIe 3.0 blamed for Sandy Bridge E delay
— 11:48 AM on September 9, 2011

Every motherboard maker we talked to at Computex earlier this summer told us to expect X79-based mobos designed for "Sandy Bridge E" processors right about...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Release roundup: An IPS panel, roomy tower case, and more
— 4:50 PM on September 2, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous release announcements: high-capacity solid-state drives from Corsair, a full-tower case from Lian-Li, and a 24" professional display from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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Thermaltake adds more features to Meka mechanical keyboard
— 9:50 AM on August 31, 2011

Thermaltake has expanded its line of mechanical-switch keyboards with a new model that piles on extra features for gamers. Like the rest of...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Release roundup: Outlaws, sentries, and clicky keyboards
— 5:16 PM on August 25, 2011

Although the summer lull is still in full force, our inbox has collected a decent number of announcements from various hardware makers this week. Today,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Memory Input devices

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Controller round-up seeks fastest USB 3.0 solution
— 10:44 AM on August 24, 2011

USB 3.0 was a long time coming, and it finally seems to be taking hold. Blue SuperSpeed ports can be found on a range...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Storage

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Microsoft building native USB 3.0 support into Windows 8
— 6:00 AM on August 23, 2011

Getting those blue USB ports on your motherboard to work should be much simpler next year. According to the Building Windows 8 blog on MSDN,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Operating systems Windows

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New Logitech gaming mouse plays nicely with either hand
— 2:05 PM on August 22, 2011

The world of PC gaming mice can be, well, a little discriminatory. Most rodents are shaped with right-handed users in mind, leaving few options...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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