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Release roundup: Small mobos, slick cases, and a tiny USB 3.0 drive
— 5:36 PM on December 20, 2013

This week in the release roundup, we have news from Biostar, BitFenix, Lian Li, and Mushkin: "Biostar "Hi-Fi H81MDC" - powerful...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage

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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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Steam beta hardware ready to ship, SteamOS downloadable Friday
— 6:00 AM on December 12, 2013

Valve has announced that the first Steam consoles will leave the factory on Friday. The systems are going to 300 Steam users selected...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Operating systems

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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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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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$499 iBuypower Steam machine revealed
— 9:20 AM on November 26, 2013

Earlier this month, we got a glimpse at Valve's own Steam machine prototype. Now, the folks at The Verge have gathered details about...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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The Xbone reviews are out
— 11:09 AM on November 21, 2013

Looks like the press embargo has lifted on reviews of the Xbox One in anticipation of the console's impending public launch, so you can now...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Valve prepping beta test for local game streaming
— 6:00 AM on November 21, 2013

Local game streaming is one of the most intriguing aspects of Valve's SteamOS, but it's not limited to that operating system. The feature is...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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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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Next-gen consoles are ''too limited'' for Oculus Rift VR headset
— 10:24 AM on November 14, 2013

The Oculus Rift VR headset could usher in a revolution for the gaming industry. Developer kits have been out for a while, and the first...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Game consoles

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Report: Intel's 9-series chipsets won't support SATA Express
— 11:52 AM on November 13, 2013

Earlier this year, multiple reports suggested that Intel's next-generation motherboard platform would support SATA Express. However, new information seen by VR-Zone indicates...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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How do you Shield? Best games or uses for Nvidia's handheld?
— 10:51 AM on November 11, 2013

I came away from Nvidia's Montreal press event recently with a goodie bag that included an Nvidia Shield portable Android game console and a Nyko...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles Personal tech

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PlayStation 4 gutted and explained
— 9:57 AM on November 11, 2013

The folks over at Wired have posted a video of a PS4 engineering director unboxing and disassembling Sony's new console while explaining what each...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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Wait, what? Sony PS4 usage terms prevent game resale, rental
— 9:40 AM on November 11, 2013

Hmm. The hottest tech news item making the rounds this morning is this story over at Neowin that suggests Sony may be breaking...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Report: As Microsoft CEO, Elop could kill Bing, sell Xbox business
— 5:11 PM on November 8, 2013

The search for a new Microsoft CEO is still underway. According to Reuters, the top five candidates include current Ford CEO Alan Mulally and...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Software Windows

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Only a few days remain to enter our Dear Diary contest
— 12:32 PM on November 8, 2013

There are only a couple of days left to enter our Dear Diary contest. We're giving away $2,300 in prizes, including gear from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Cases Power Cooling Input devices Mobile computing

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Gigabyte amps up audio for G1.Sniper Z87 motherboard
— 11:03 AM on November 8, 2013

We've long been critical of integrated motherboard audio, which typically doesn't measure up to the quality of even budget sound cards (at least when using...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia

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