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HGST's new 1TB mobile hard drive is slimmer, faster
— 11:54 AM on January 7, 2013

2.5-inch mobile hard drives with 1TB capacities are hardly new. Western Digital launched one way back in July 2009, and we've seen other models...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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New USB 3.0 spec to hit 10 Gbps data rate
— 10:30 AM on January 7, 2013

Eat your heart out, Thunderbolt. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced a "supplement" to the USB 3.0 specification that will raise data rates...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Systems Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: SSDs, mice, games, and more
— 5:57 PM on January 4, 2013

Post-holiday sales are still popping up around the web, and as it happens, Newegg has one running today and through the weekend. Among the...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Input devices Gaming

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SATA Express standard enters ratification phase
— 12:29 PM on January 4, 2013

We've clocked the latest 2.5" SSDs at nearly 550MB/s in sequential transfer rate tests. That speed isn't far off the peak theoretical transfer...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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PC Perspective offers a peek at capture-based frame latency measurement
— 12:24 PM on January 4, 2013

Back before I published my first "Inside the second" article, as I was still mulling over the issues in my head, I attended a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Leaked roadmap teases Intel 530 Series SSDs
— 11:04 AM on January 4, 2013

Intel's 335 Series is pretty sweet. The SandForce-powered solid-state drive uses the latest 20-nm NAND and is only a step behind the very...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Sony patent describes RFID-infused DRM
— 1:03 PM on January 3, 2013

DRM schemes were introduced to curb piracy, and they're increasingly being deployed as weapons against used-game sales. While most have been cracked or otherwise bypassed,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Driver software to be tweaked to reduce Radeon frame latencies in series of updates
— 2:56 PM on January 2, 2013

To our surprise, we recently found that the GeForce GTX 660 Ti generally outperforms the Radeon HD 7950 in our latency-focused tests in many...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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PC Gamer previews 2013's upcoming titles
— 12:30 PM on January 2, 2013

2012 was a pretty good year for PC gamers. Sure, we had to share a lot of titles with consoles, but we also got...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Marvell invests in SSD maker Memoright
— 11:05 AM on January 2, 2013

Marvell is an important player in the SSD business. While its name doesn't appear on any drives, its controller technology resides inside popular SSDs...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Etc.
— 11:05 AM on December 31, 2012

So... after getting a taste of couch-based PC gaming recently, I decided to go whole hog. That meant, essentially, building a new HTPC....

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Epic's Tim Sweeney discusses the future of gaming
— 10:25 AM on December 31, 2012

There's always a lot of talk about the future of technology this time of year. How the PC fits into the gaming landscape has...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Friday night topic: Why are games so violent?
— 5:31 PM on December 28, 2012

This evening's topic comes from TR reader "tootercomputer," who writes: Hi Scott. In your most recent etc. column, you talked about a couple of games....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Deal of the week: Ultrabooks, graphics cards, games, and more
— 5:30 PM on December 28, 2012

The Christmas shopping rush is officially over, and you know what that means: clearance sales. Newegg has a big honkin' one of those running now,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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PC gaming in the living room, anyone?
— 11:33 AM on December 28, 2012

At my house, our home theater PC has served an ambivalent existence as an everyday, can't-do-without-it DVR system and an ill-used gaming box. We...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia's TegraZone app lends WinRT gamers a hand
— 3:28 PM on December 27, 2012

Got a WinRT tablet? Jealous of your iPad-toting friends and their cornucopia of games? Well, serves you right for being an early adopter. Help is...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Etc.
— 10:44 AM on December 24, 2012

Howdy, folks. As Christmas approaches, we'll be scaling back our publishing schedule somewhat. We will be attempting to post some news today, but...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming The Tech Report

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Deal of the week: Games bargains and more
— 4:58 PM on December 21, 2012

It's probably already too late to shop online for physical Christmas gifts, but digital downloads are still fair game. And as it happens, Amazon has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming Operating systems

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