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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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Here's a teardown of Valve's Steam machine prototype
— 11:25 AM on December 19, 2013

Beta testers started receiving Steam machine prototypes from Valve last week. Photos and unboxing videos have already made the rounds, but I think this is...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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LG is making a desktop Chromebook
— 9:22 AM on December 18, 2013

Chrome OS is coming to the desktop. Or, at least, it's coming to one desktop: the Chromebase, a 21.5" all-in-one machine that LG plans...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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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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Friday night topic: What are your desktop PC's specs?
— 4:00 PM on November 29, 2013

We spend a lot of time reviewing and recommending parts to you guys, but we rarely get a chance to find out what parts you...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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Zotac intros AMD Kabini-powered mini-PC
— 9:22 AM on November 27, 2013

Another system has joined Zotac's line of diminutive PCs. This newcomer is based on AMD's Kabini processor, and it features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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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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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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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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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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Acer CEO resigns following huge quarterly loss
— 9:12 AM on November 5, 2013

It's no secret that Acer hasn't been doing so well lately. The latest figures from Gartner and IDC show Acer's international PC shipments declined...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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New Steam Machine details revealed
— 2:02 PM on November 4, 2013

Ooh. This is interesting. The guys at The Verge were invited to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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Our Dear Diary contest now has $2,300 worth of hardware
— 9:32 AM on November 1, 2013

We're giving away roughly $2,300 in hardware as part of our Dear Diary contest. To enter, all you have to do is write...

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

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