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Release roundup: Thunderbolt mobos, Gold PSUs, and gaming headsets
— 5:47 PM on December 13, 2013

This week in our release roundup, we bring tidings from BitFenix, Enermax, Gigabyte, and MSI. "BitFenix - Introducing Flo Headset." This...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Power

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ASRock intros Killer gaming mobos, includes M.2 connectivity
— 9:24 AM on December 12, 2013

ASRock has introduced a new lineup of gaming-oriented motherboards, and I'm not sure I can set the stage any better than the press...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Bay Trail could power $99 Android tablets
— 9:18 AM on December 9, 2013

Intel is hungry for a larger slice of the Android tablet market. At least, that's the vibe I'm getting from a DigiTimes story posted...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Heavyweight rematch: Gigabyte X79-UP4 vs. MSI X79A-GD45 Plus
— 12:25 AM on December 6, 2013

Ivy Bridge-E is here, and X79 motherboards are ready for it. We look at a couple of offerings from Gigabyte and MSI to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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MSI's latest Z87 motherboard, GeForce GTX 760 graphics card have Mini-ITX dimensions
— 2:00 AM on December 4, 2013

MSI has introduced a pair of pint-sized products primed for small-form-factor gaming rigs. One is a Mini-ITX motherboard based on Intel's top-of-the-line Haswell platform,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards

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Unofficial AMD roadmap details desktop plans through 2015
— 11:41 AM on December 3, 2013

Last month, AMD released an updated desktop roadmap that laid out its plans for 2014. We learned that an FX refresh isn't in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Deal of the week: Black Friday edition
— 11:23 AM on November 29, 2013

Amazon has a massive collection of PC games on sale, including a stack of very recent titles: If you don't have Battlefield...

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

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All signs point to Kaveri being an evolutionary upgrade
— 10:32 AM on November 29, 2013

We talked a little bit about AMD's upcoming Kaveri APU in our

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ASRock combines Avoton SoC, 12 SATA ports on Mini-ITX mobo
— 10:56 AM on November 27, 2013

Attention, home server builders. ASRock has come up with a Mini-ITX motherboard with 12 Serial ATA ports. The awkwardly named C2750D4I is based...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Servers

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Leaked Kaveri slide makes performance claims, mentions dedicated SSD interface
— 11:11 AM on November 26, 2013

Fresh details have leaked out on AMD's next-gen Kaveri APU. An official-looking slide posted by Extreme Spec highlights several features of the upcoming...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Intel reveals upcoming Atom SoCs, opens foundry business to competitors
— 10:07 AM on November 22, 2013

Intel made some interesting revelations at an investor event yesterday. Perhaps the most telling came from chairman Andy Bryant, who admitted to being "a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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Report: Broadwell-K chips to have four cores, Iris Pro graphics
— 5:33 PM on November 20, 2013

Last month, we heard that the first unlocked, desktop-bound versions of Intel's next-gen Broadwell processor were due out in late 2014. Not much else...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Atom graphics described in leaked slides
— 6:00 AM on November 19, 2013

All these leaks about Intel's upcoming Cherry Trail Atom processor certainly have interesting timing. Last week, AMD revealed its next-gen Mullins APU for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Personal tech

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New ASRock motherboards primed for Bitcoin mining
— 10:32 AM on November 18, 2013

Well, this is different. ASRock has introduced a couple of new motherbards designed specifically for Bitcoin mining. Both are loaded with PCI Express slots for...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Intel opening pop-up stores in New York, Chicago, LA
— 9:17 AM on November 18, 2013

Intel isn't exactly known for its broad portfolio of consumer goods. Nevertheless, according to Intel's official Chip Shots blog, the chipmaker will open three...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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AMD's FX family won't get a Steamroller update next year
— 6:00 AM on November 15, 2013

If you were hoping the Kaveri APU's Steamroller CPU cores would make their way into AMD's FX processor lineup, I have some bad news. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Leaked slide teases next-gen Atom specs
— 11:42 AM on November 14, 2013

AMD expects its upcoming Mullins APU to be "very competitive" with Intel's Bay Trail tablet SoC. The AMD chips are due in the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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AMD reveals 2014 APU roadmap for tablets, convertibles
— 4:15 PM on November 13, 2013

We already know that AMD's next-gen Kaveri APU is coming to mobile systems. However, the chip will only fit into power envelopes ranging from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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