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TR gerbil fashions RAID enclosure out of Lego
— 11:56 AM on October 7, 2011

We all need custom hardware occasionally. Some go to great lengths to build sophisticated testing rigs (ahem), but there's nothing wrong with a quick-and-dirty...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Llano Mini-ITX mobo face off: Asus F1A75-I Deluxe vs. Zotac A75-ITX WiFi
— 1:38 PM on October 5, 2011

The tight integration of AMD's Llano platform is perfectly suited to Mini-ITX motherboards. We test two of 'em from Asus and Zotac to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Epic ports Unreal Engine 3... to Flash
— 9:30 AM on October 5, 2011

Unreal Engine 3 has definitely shown up in some unexpected places—most notably Apple's iOS devices, in the form of Infinity Blade (and the upcoming Infinity...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Internet Software

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AMD's A8-3800 Fusion APU
— 10:28 PM on October 2, 2011

We weren't terribly impressed with AMD's A8-3850 APU, in part because its 100W power envelope seemed rather large for a chip whose integrated graphics are...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Asus' A53T Llano-powered notebook
— 3:11 PM on September 27, 2011

Here we have our first example of a genuine, honest-to-goodness consumer laptop powered by AMD's latest and greatest accelerated processing unit. How does it...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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SSDs in the sweet spot: Modern contenders at 120-128GB
— 11:01 PM on September 25, 2011

The latest generation of SSDs is out in full force. We've rounded up nine of 'em to see which offers the best performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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CS: Global Offensive boasts new Arsenal modes, fresh screenshots
— 3:14 PM on September 22, 2011

Our first glimpses of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive haven't been particularly encouraging. Early footage of the game looked a little lo-fi for a...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Eee Pad Slider debuts in the United States
— 6:00 AM on September 20, 2011

It's here at last. Heralded by a promo page on Asus' website yesterday, the newfangled tablet-with-a-keyboard thingamajig has started sneaking onto Amazon, Newegg, and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Cherry MX switches take root in Corsair gaming keyboards
— 12:03 PM on September 16, 2011

IDF — Corsair rolled out a slew of new gaming peripherals at the Intel Developer Forum this week. We were at the big reveal,...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Windows 8 and the marginalization of geeks
— 10:23 AM on September 16, 2011

On Tuesday, Microsoft made the Windows 8 Developer Preview available publicly without demanding so much as a Windows Live login name and password in return....

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Ultra-slim Ultrabooks strut down the catwalk
— 1:38 PM on September 14, 2011

IDF — Mooly Eden laid out the basic parameters for the new wave of laptops that Intel has been pushing during his IDF keynote...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mobile computing

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AMD shows 28-nm mobile GPU in action
— 11:13 AM on September 14, 2011

As the Intel Developer Forum rolls on, AMD seems to be doing all it can to get into the spotlight. After claiming a Guinness...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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MSI serves up three X79 motherboards
— 1:31 AM on September 14, 2011

IDF — Gigabyte and Intel aren't the only ones showing off X79 motherboards at IDF. MSI has three LGA2011 boards on display, including a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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X79 motherboards spotted at IDF
— 6:21 PM on September 13, 2011

IDF — Sandy Bridge E is out in full force at the Intel Developer Forum, and we've already seen a handful of X79 motherboards that...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Developers receive Windows 8 tablets; Windows 8 DP build coming
— 1:39 PM on September 13, 2011

As the Intel Developer Forum chugs along in San Francisco, Microsoft is hosting the Build developer conference in Anaheim, a few hundred miles south. The...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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First-person Syndicate reboot due in early 2012
— 2:16 PM on September 12, 2011

Syndicate has to be one of my favorite PC games of all time. I suspect most of you haven't heard of it, though. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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HP readies Pavilion dm1 refresh
— 6:00 AM on September 8, 2011

We like HP's Pavilion dm1z quite a bit. It won our Editor's Choice award and was recommended it in our latest system guide....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung's Series 9 ultra-slim notebook
— 1:10 PM on September 6, 2011

This 13" notebook has much in common with Apple's MacBook Air—an almost impossibly slim chassis, a very light weight, a low-voltage Sandy Bridge processor, and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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