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Silverstone's Sugo SG09 packs big punch in small chassis
— 11:59 PM on June 8, 2012

Computex — Just about every chassis maker at the Computex trade show in Taipei was displaying at least one Mini-ITX enclosure this year. Given the...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Noctua explains active noise cancellation tech
— 11:16 PM on June 8, 2012

Computex — We probably should have scheduled our Computex meeting with Noctua earlier in the week, before my brain had been turned to mush after...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Enermax dips into liquid cooling
— 10:26 PM on June 8, 2012

Computex — Perhaps because Intel's Sandy Bridge-E CPUs ship without heatsinks (and with toasty 130W TDPs), we've seen an awful lot of water coolers at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Fractal Design's Node enclosures ripe for the living room
— 9:13 AM on June 8, 2012

Computex — We first met with Fractal Design at last year's Computex trade show, so it was only fitting that we visited the company again...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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EVGA's hot-clocked GTX 680 features massive blower
— 9:10 AM on June 8, 2012

Computex — Graphics cards based on Nvidia's GeForce GTX 680 are all over Computex. Every graphics card maker we've visited has had at least...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling

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Antec prepping new versions of P280 chassis
— 11:38 AM on June 7, 2012

Computex — You're probably familiar with Antec's P280 chassis. We gave the case a TR Recommended award when we reviewed it earlier this...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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It's official: Microsoft offers Windows 8 upgrade discounts
— 6:00 AM on June 4, 2012

The rumors were true: as of last Saturday, buying a Windows 7 PC may entitle you to a cheap upgrade to Windows 8. Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8 Release Preview now available
— 3:33 PM on May 31, 2012

Microsoft teased an early June debut for the Windows 8 Release Preview last month, but I guess it decided to pull the trigger early....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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RotoSub brings active noise cancellation to Noctua fans
— 12:19 PM on May 31, 2012

Noctua builds some very nice cooling gear, including several kinds of low-noise fans. We've spoken with the company at length about all the little...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Microsoft may kill Start menu hacks for Windows 8
— 9:54 AM on May 31, 2012

In Windows 8, Microsoft is killing the Start menu and replacing it with the Metro Start screen. That move essentially forces users to dance back...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Poll: What will happen first?
— 12:39 PM on May 30, 2012

It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at...

Poll Question: • What will happen first?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Operating systems

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BitFenix intros enthusiast-friendly mini-ITX case
— 5:31 PM on May 24, 2012

We've seen more than our fair share of Mini-ITX enclosures over the years, and we've reviewed quite a few of them, too. BitFenix's...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Windows 8 may have Flash in Metro after all
— 6:00 AM on May 24, 2012

Last September, after many months of unwavering HTML5 advocacy, Microsoft announced that the Metro version of Internet Explorer in Windows 8 wouldn't support Adobe...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems Windows

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Win8 taskbar, mouse tracking tweaked for multi-monitor configs
— 12:06 PM on May 22, 2012

Think Windows 8 is optimized solely for touchscreen displays? Think again. In its Building Windows 8 Blog, Microsoft has detailed numerous enhancements...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Operating systems

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Windows 8 Desktop to ditch Aero
— 6:00 AM on May 21, 2012

Microsoft's Aero interface managed to survive the transition from Windows Vista to Windows 7 mostly unscathed, but it's nearing the end of its run. Just...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8 frightens me, and here's why
— 9:43 PM on May 17, 2012

Some people just hate change. It can't be helped. Those people cling to old versions of their favorite software as long as they can. When...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Release roundup: New coolers and old motherboards
— 5:18 PM on May 17, 2012

With the Computex trade show barely three weeks away, the flow of new releases from Far Eastern hardware makers is starting to slow. Still, a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Buyers of new Win7 PCs to get cheap Win8 upgrades
— 4:27 PM on May 14, 2012

Windows 8 is coming later this year, as almost everyone knows—and that might make some folks think twice about buying a Windows 7 machine in...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Workstations

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