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Western Digital invests in enterprise SSD maker Skyera
— 10:23 AM on March 13, 2013

Traditional hard drive makers like Western Digital have largely stayed out of the SSD market. The company's solid-state SiliconDrive lineup is pretty sparse; it's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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PC memory prices are still rising
— 9:05 AM on March 4, 2013

A little over a month ago, we learned that contract prices for PC memory modules were on the rise. Well, the tide hasn't turned,...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Deal of the week: BioShock Infinite, discounted RAM, and cheap SSDs
— 5:40 PM on March 1, 2013

Crysis 3 just came out last week, but there are more big releases on the horizon—not least of all Irrational Games' BioShock Infinite, which...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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P410m SSD brings Micron's endurance tech to SAS
— 7:00 AM on February 26, 2013

Last month, Micron introduced its P400m solid-state drive for enterprise customers. The P400m has a desktop-style Serial ATA interface, and today, it's being...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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FirePro R5000 targets remote graphics workstations
— 11:00 PM on February 24, 2013

Remote graphics seems to be all the rage these days. You have Nvidia touting local game streaming with Project Shield and Sony promising something...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers Workstations

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Deal of the week: Storage, ultrabooks, memory, and cheap games
— 5:54 PM on February 15, 2013

We've been busy all afternoon making sense of AMD's desktop graphics roadmap, so we're going to keep our weekly deal post short and sweet.

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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Release roundup: Mini PCs, slim SSD, and fast memory
— 6:06 PM on February 7, 2013

You know the drill. We get tipped off about a decent number of product launches every week, and they don't all make it into our...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems Memory

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RWT handicaps the prospects for microservers
— 10:35 AM on January 29, 2013

With the broad success of ARM-based devices in the mobile market and the introduction of a 64-bit version of the ARM instruction set, a host...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Desktop memory prices are on the rise again
— 8:59 AM on January 29, 2013

Desktop RAM has been spectacularly cheap for quite some time. Now, it's in the process of becoming... somewhat less spectacularly cheap. Quoting "industry sources" and...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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High-endurance Micron P400m SSD targets enterprise
— 11:29 AM on January 23, 2013

Micron has a new SSD for the enterprise crowd. The P400m combines familiar technologies with a few new twists to provide a high-endurance drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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AMD intros modular server platform
— 6:00 AM on January 17, 2013

Last week, we heard all about AMD's plans for mobile and desktop hardware. This week, the company has switched gears and unveiled something...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Servers

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Nvidia shows new Tegra chip, cloud gaming, handheld console
— 4:59 PM on January 7, 2013

During Nvidia's pre-CES press conference last night, company CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took to the stage and unveiled a trifecta of new products. The most notable...

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

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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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New MRAM tech promises higher densities, lower power
— 11:14 AM on December 19, 2012

Researchers at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have made a discovery that can dramatically lower the power consumption and increase the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Piledriver trickles down to Opteron 4300 and 3300 CPUs
— 11:37 AM on December 4, 2012

AMD has released a fresh batch of Opteron processors with Piledriver inside. These chips are based on the same "Abu Dhabi" microarchitecture as the Opteron...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Super-heating flash memory reportedly extends endurance
— 12:43 PM on December 3, 2012

The inconvenient but unavoidable truth about flash memory is the fact that individual cells degrade every time they're written or erased. These cells will burn...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Deal of the week: a 120GB SSD for $85, cheap games, and more
— 5:29 PM on November 30, 2012

Yes, there are still deals to go around—even as some retailers (and some unfortunate shoppers) are recovering from the stampedes of Black Friday and Cyber...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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