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Release roundup: Computex edition
— 4:54 PM on June 7, 2013

We've already spent all week covering product releases from Computex, but... well, it's Computex. That means we still have plenty of fodder left for our...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems Memory

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Intel shows Thunderbolt thumb drive at Computex
— 11:50 AM on June 6, 2013

Ah, now there's something we haven't seen before. According to the folks at PC World, Intel showed off what it called the "world's fastest...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Leaked desktop roadmap suggests Haswell refresh in 2014, no Broadwell in sight
— 9:11 AM on June 6, 2013

I hope you like Haswell, because it looks like the chip might be around for a while. An official-looking roadmap published by VR-Zone...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD's Lisa Su teases AMD-powered Android, Chrome OS devices
— 5:09 PM on June 5, 2013

Major Android tablet makers have begun adopting Intel's Atom processors. Soon, we may see Android devices featuring AMD hardware, too. As PC World...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Gigabyte AM3+ motherboard confirms '5GHz FX series processors'
— 10:43 AM on June 5, 2013

Remember the 5GHz AMD "Centurion" processor that was rumored to be in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Etc.
— 9:46 AM on June 5, 2013

Morning, folks. As you may have seen, AMD has officially announced its Richland APUs for the desktop. These are tweaked "Trinity" processors with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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20Gbps Thunderbolt gets a name: Thunderbolt 2
— 9:07 AM on June 5, 2013

In April, we learned all about Intel's next-generation Thunderbolt controller, dubbed Falcon Ridge. This controller combines the dual 10Gbps channels of existing Thunderbolt implementations...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays

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SandForce improves SSD encryption, power management
— 8:01 PM on June 3, 2013

LSI's SandForce division doesn't have a new SSD controller to show off at the Computex trade show this year. It does, however, have a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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We have a winner in our XFX PSU and AMD CPU giveaway
— 6:07 PM on June 3, 2013

We've drawn the winner from our latest giveaway. His name is Allan Omar, and he's about to become the lucky owner of an XFX...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power

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SanDisk Extreme II SSD combines NAND storage, built-in flash cache
— 2:01 PM on June 3, 2013

We've seen SSDs used as standalone drives. We've also seen them employed as solid-state caches. Now, SanDisk has combined those two roles in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD introduces world's slimmest 1TB hard drive
— 11:10 AM on June 3, 2013

Mobile hard drives are slimming down to fit into the next generation of notebooks. We've already seen WD introduce several 500GB models that are...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Report: Pentium-, Celeron-branded Atoms to power Android devices
— 6:00 AM on June 3, 2013

On Friday, we learned that next-gen "Silvermont" Atoms may be sold as Pentiums and Celerons in low-end desktops, laptops, and all-in-one PCs. Intel confirmed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Personal tech

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Haswell compared to . . . everything
— 9:01 AM on June 1, 2013

We're hard at work on our in-depth Haswell review, but it's not finished just yet. Since Intel's press embargo has lifted, we thought we'd...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 7870 for $187.49, and other bargains
— 5:15 PM on May 31, 2013

This week for our deal post, we've got a trio of hardware deals and a trifecta of game bargains. Let's start with the hardware: ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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There's still time to win a 1kW XFX PSU and AMD FX-8350 CPU
— 2:19 PM on May 31, 2013

In case you missed our post on Tuesday, we've got a new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power

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Future Pentiums, Celerons to be Atom-based
— 2:00 PM on May 31, 2013

It usually takes a little while for Intel's new high-end CPU architectures to trickle down into the Celeron and Pentium lineups. This time, it might...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD roadmap suggests Kaveri APUs will use new FM2+ socket
— 11:15 AM on May 31, 2013

An updated AMD roadmap spotted by ComputerBase suggests that next-gen Kaveri APUs will use a new socket. One of the slides (PDF)...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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IMFT boss expects 2D flash to scale down to 10 nanometers
— 11:18 AM on May 29, 2013

IM Flash Technologies, Intel's joint venture with Micron, is responsible for the flash memory in an awful lot of modern SSDs. Most recently, the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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