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Intel's USB 3.0 controller is faster than AMD's, too
— 4:57 PM on April 10, 2012

Producing our Z77 motherboard round-up took more consecutive 12+ hour days than I'd care to admit. There simply wasn't enough time to squeeze...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Zotac reveals Mini-ITX Ivy Bridge boards
— 11:52 AM on April 10, 2012

You didn't think Zotac was going to let Intel's 7-series platform launch pass without announcing a few small-form-factor motherboards, did you? The Mini-ITX...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Deal of the week: Newegg cracks for Easter
— 4:52 PM on April 6, 2012

We'll keep it simple this week: go here to visit Newegg's weekend DIY PC sale page, which offers promo codes for discounts of 10-15%...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Power Storage Software

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Windows 8 to scale with high-DPI tablets
— 5:56 PM on March 22, 2012

High-DPI displays seem to be the wave of the future, especially on tablets—just look at the iPad 3 and the upcoming Transformer Infinity Series....

Type: News story Tags: Displays Windows Personal tech

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Release roundup: Platinum PSUs, Mini-ITX cases, and more
— 5:04 PM on March 22, 2012

The big news this week was, of course, the release of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 680—and the myriad versions of it from various card makers. But...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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Report: Ivy Bridge motherboard prices falling already
— 12:08 PM on March 22, 2012

Could a price war on Ivy Bridge motherboards be brewing before Intel's next-gen CPU even hits the market? According to DigiTimes' moles in the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: Few Win8 ARM tablets will be available at launch
— 6:00 AM on March 20, 2012

Unnamed tipsters have fed some juicy details to Bloomberg about Microsoft's Windows 8 release plans. Now, the site claims to know not just when...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Microsoft plugs 'critical' Remote Desktop holes
— 5:36 PM on March 13, 2012

Today is patch Tuesday, and if you have Remote Desktop enabled in Windows, you might want to let Automatic Updates do its thing and reboot...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Dual-socket Sandy Bridge-EP workstation board hits Newegg
— 11:06 AM on March 13, 2012

EVGA isn't the only one with an enthusiast-friendly, dual-socket workstation board designed for Intel's new Sandy Bridge-EP Xeons. Asus has officially lifted the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Windows 8-powered Nokia tablet said to be in the works
— 9:38 AM on March 12, 2012

Microsoft and Nokia are like two peas in a pod lately—and have been so ever since they formally partnered up in February 2011. It's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Release roundup: Virtu on AMD, SSD cache drives, and more
— 5:33 PM on March 8, 2012

This week in the roundup, we bring news from ASRock, Cooler Master, Corsair, and MSI: ASRock introduces motherboard supporting Lucid Virtu...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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MSI shows Z77 mobo with Thunderbolt built in
— 3:30 PM on March 8, 2012

When we caught up with MSI at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the company showed us its upcoming Z77A-GD80 motherboard. We were told...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Stardock offers substitute Start menu for Windows 8
— 4:56 PM on March 6, 2012

That didn't take long. Barely a week after the Windows 8 Consumer Preview's release, someone has whipped up a substitute for the decommissioned Start...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available
— 9:50 AM on February 29, 2012

Right on schedule, Microsoft made the Windows 8 Consumer Preview available earlier this morning. You can head to the official portal for more information....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Zune, Windows Live brands said to be on the chopping block
— 4:42 PM on February 24, 2012

Microsoft is cleaning house, it sounds like. We found out this morning that the company might cut down on the number of OS editions with...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Linsanity spreads to motherboard market
— 12:23 PM on February 24, 2012

Well, I suppose it was bound to happen eventually. ASRock has become the first company in the PC industry to hop on the Linsanity...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Windows 8 editions listed in HP driver notes
— 9:28 AM on February 24, 2012

Now, this could simply be a placeholder, not a genuine list of the upcoming Windows 8 editions. Still, it's an interesting slip-up by HP. As...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Release roundup: High-end gear and a neat SATA dock
— 6:04 PM on February 23, 2012

This week in the roundup, we bring tidings of fresh product launches from ASRock, PowerColor, Thermaltake, and Spire: ASRock and Fatal1ty...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cooling Storage

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