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Western Digital's VelociRaptor 1TB hard drive
— 7:00 AM on April 16, 2012

Is there any hope for high-performance mechanical drives? We test WD's latest 10k-RPM VelociRaptor 1TB against a diverse array of competitors to find out.

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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The TR Podcast 109: Dude, where's my Apple tax?
— 1:04 AM on April 9, 2012

In this episode of the TR Podcast, we cover everything from solid-state drives to new Radeons, with a sprinkling of reader mail and smartphone earbuds...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Z77 motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI
— 8:58 PM on April 8, 2012

Intel's Ivy Bridge processor may still be waiting in the wings, but the 7-series motherboards designed for it are already for sale. To provide...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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OCZ's Vertex 4 solid-state drive
— 8:00 AM on April 4, 2012

Just a few months after its Indilinx Everest controller debuted in the OCZ Octane, a second-generation Everest chip has taken root in the Vertex 4...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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OCZ's RevoDrive 3 X2 240GB solid-state drive
— 4:48 PM on March 26, 2012

Using virtualization voodoo, the RevoDrive 3 X2 combines four SandForce-based SSDs on a single PCIe card purportedly capable of transfer rates up to 1500MB/s. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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The TR Podcast 108: Take three tablets and call Dr. Kepler in the morning
— 12:29 AM on March 26, 2012

This episode is all about tablets and Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 680, but we take some time to answer listener questions, too.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Delaying the podcast, because we care
— 11:24 PM on March 18, 2012

In what is sure to be a wildly unpopular decision, we've decided to push the podcast back a week. From the underground lair of Damage...

Type: Blog post Tags: Podcast

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A sneak peek at Asus' next-gen Intel motherboards
— 2:00 AM on March 6, 2012

Curious about how motherboard makers are tackling Intel's Sandy Bridge successor? We take an early look at Asus' 7-series family to see what's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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The TR Podcast 107: Chasing Ivy and mechanical keyboards
— 11:02 PM on March 4, 2012

In this episode, we answer a heaping helping of listener mail and discuss everything from Windows 8 to mechanical keyboards.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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The TR Podcast 106: New Radeons and a new AMD
— 12:15 AM on February 20, 2012

As Jordan braces for a visit from unwelcome reality stars, we discuss gaming news, the latest from AMD, and some SSDs fresh out of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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OCZ's Octane 128GB solid-state drive
— 10:19 AM on February 16, 2012

We were impressed by OCZ's Indilinx-powered Octane SSD when we reviewed the 512GB version last year. Now, we have the 128GB model in-house to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Intel's 520 Series solid-state drive
— 10:00 AM on February 6, 2012

Intel's newest solid-state drive pairs a SandForce controller with custom firmware and 25-nm NAND. We've tested the 60 and 240GB models to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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The TR Podcast 105: Eye candy and SSD scaling
— 7:38 PM on February 5, 2012

This week's episode of the podcast is short and sweet, with a look at AMD's Radeon HD 7950, stereoscopic 3D, and SSD scaling.

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Samsung's 830 Series solid-state drive
— 5:40 PM on February 2, 2012

Samsung's new 830 Series SSD has a triple-core controller, a vast array of Toggle DDR NAND, and a download code for Batman: Arkham City. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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SSD performance scaling across the spectrum
— 8:09 PM on February 1, 2012

An SSD's capacity can have a big impact on its overall performance. We've tested a collection of different drive models in a range of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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The TR Podcast 104: The rundown on CES 2012
— 2:30 AM on January 23, 2012

In this episode, we go through the highlights of this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Jordan also gives us his review of several sets of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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The TR Podcast 103: Down and dirty with the 7970
— 12:18 AM on January 9, 2012

In this episode of the podcast, Scott and special guest David Kanter from Real World Technologies dissect the Radeon HD 7970. Our panel also...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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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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