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Nvidia churns out 306.23 WHQL drivers, urges users to upgrade
— 5:13 PM on September 13, 2012

Looks like Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 660 and 650 graphics cards have arrived hand-in-hand with a fresh driver release. The GeForce 306.23 drivers are

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Helium-filled hard drives increase density, lower power
— 10:54 AM on September 13, 2012

To quote UK rapper Scroobius Pip, "helium is the second-lightest gas that there...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

GeForce GTX 660 already available at Newegg
— 10:34 AM on September 13, 2012

There's something awfully frustrating about soft launches—when products get announced but don't become available until a few days, weeks, or months later. Luckily, that's not...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

OCZ's Barefoot 3-powered Vector SSD due next quarter
— 6:00 AM on September 13, 2012

Back in July, we learned all about OCZ's upcoming Barefoot 3 controller. This week at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, the guys...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Seagate, WD tease next-gen hybrid drives
— 10:42 AM on September 11, 2012

Looks like Intel's next-generation Haswell platform will have some special sauce for hybrid...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Deal of the week: A 128GB SSD for $55, and other bargains
— 5:17 PM on September 7, 2012

The cost per gigabyte of solid-state storage has been shrinking for a while now, but we're still amazed at some of the deals that pop...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Mobile computing Gaming

13-inch Trinity ultraportable slips under $700
— 12:50 PM on September 5, 2012

AMD's 17W Trinity APUs are slowly making their way into more ultra-slim systems. In June, HP introduced the Envy Sleekbook 6 with an...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

Deal of the week: Game bundles and uber-cheap SSDs
— 5:28 PM on August 31, 2012

It's been a while since we kicked off one of our deal posts with a gaming bonanza. Let's rectify that, starting with a couple of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

Virtu MVP goes mobile, arrives on Origin laptops
— 9:30 AM on August 31, 2012

Lucid's Virtu MVP graphics virtualization software is already supported by a substantial number of desktop motherboards. Now, the software is becoming available on notebooks—and, according...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

Release roundup: Gaming headphones and workstation goodies
— 5:37 PM on August 30, 2012

We've got a mix of workstation hardware and enthusiast gear in this week's release roundup. Announcements from Cooler Master, Kingston, and Sapphire have all made...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage

Dual VelociRaptors take root in external Thunderbolt drive
— 11:09 AM on August 30, 2012

Western Digital's terabyte VelociRaptor hard drive has popped up in a rather unexpected place. The 10k-RPM mechanical monster is part of WD's latest...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Leaked Valleyview slides detail next-gen Atom SoC
— 10:32 AM on August 28, 2012

Some possible details have leaked out regarding next-generation Atom processors. The information comes from an official-looking presentation deck published by EXPreview. Most of the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets

Radeons take back graphics card market share
— 6:00 AM on August 28, 2012

Apart from price cuts, there hasn't been much in the way of good...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

AMD courts servers with new FirePro cards
— 11:01 PM on August 26, 2012

Earlier this month, AMD added a bunch of new FirePro products to its lineup of workstation graphics cards. All of them employ 28-nm...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers

Deal of the week: Discounted Radeons, SSDs, and a mechanical keyboard
— 12:38 PM on August 24, 2012

Earlier this week, AMD trimmed mid-range Radeon prices, providing plenty of fooder for this week's deals post. For the most part, the discounts...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Input devices

Terabyte Toshiba hybrid drive has 8GB of NAND cache
— 11:01 AM on August 24, 2012

Seagate has been selling hybrid hard drives that combine flash memory with traditional mechanical platters for several years. We've reviewed a couple of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Dual Tahiti GPUs team up on PowerColor Devil 13
— 9:55 AM on August 24, 2012

Although AMD has yet to answer Nvidia's GeForce GTX 690 with a comparable dual-GPU Radeon, that hasn't stopped PowerColor from coming up with one of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

Stereoscopic 3D not a priority for EA games
— 10:00 AM on August 23, 2012

We took our first look at stereoscopic 3D on the PC back in 2009. At the time, we weren't sold on the technology. We...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming