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TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways: our final winner and a recap
— 4:28 PM on December 27, 2015

All good things must come to an end, and that includes TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways. The winner of our final giveaway—drum roll, please—is...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

We have a winner in our Skylake Damagebox giveaway
— 3:21 PM on November 17, 2015

After two weeks and dozens of submissions, we have a winner in our competition to take home Scott's Skylake Damagebox. We asked The Tech...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous The Tech Report

Be Quiet's Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU cooler is beautifully sinister
— 6:00 AM on January 9, 2014

CPU coolers aren't always the most exciting PC components, but they're often among the most striking. That's certainly the case with Be Quiet's new...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

TR contest winner posts glamour shots of his creations
— 5:25 PM on August 14, 2013

Yesterday, we announced the winner of our "get creative with PC parts" contest. The contest involved fashioning PC parts into something anthropomorphic-looking, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

We have a winner in our 'get creative' contest—actually, make that winners
— 4:50 PM on August 13, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, we kicked off the latest contest in our summer o' giveaways. This time, we invited readers to arrange PC...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Cases Storage

Asus unveils 240GB PCIe solid-state drive
— 9:12 AM on July 29, 2013

You won't guess who's entered the SSD market this time. Yes, it's Asus—and the company hasn't made its entry half-heartedly. Say hello to the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Samsung unveils 840 EVO solid-state drive family
— 8:00 PM on July 17, 2013

There's a new lineup of Samsung solid-state drives on the way. This one seems poised to supplant the budget-focused 840 Series, and it claims to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

OCZ Vertex 450 SSD has 20-nm NAND, tweaked Indilinx controller
— 8:01 AM on May 23, 2013

OCZ's Vertex SSD has a storied history. The original model launched in 2009 and was one of the first consumer-grade SSDs worth buying. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Intel expands mSATA line with 525 Series SSD
— 10:30 AM on January 28, 2013

Although Intel has a deep lineup of solid-state drives, its selection of mSATA models has been rather limited. Until today, all the firm had...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

Intel introduces 910 Series PCIe SSD
— 2:01 AM on April 12, 2012

Intel is no stranger to the world of enterprise-grade SSDs. Its first offering for that market, the X25-E, was released way back in the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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

Noctua builds a better 120-mm fan
— 10:56 AM on June 4, 2011

Computex — Unlike some cooler makers, Noctua isn't dabbling in PSUs, gaming headsets, or iPad accessories. That says a lot about the company's focus,...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

New Thermaltake coolers offer more extremeness
— 3:36 AM on June 3, 2011

Computex — While touring Thermaltake's booth on the Computex show floor, we stumbled upon one of the largest CPU coolers I've ever seen. Behold...

Type: News story Tags: Power Cooling

Intel, Micron start sampling 20-nm NAND flash
— 12:10 PM on April 14, 2011

Slowly but surely, flash memory continues to get cheaper and more capacious. Intel and Micron have just taken another step in that direction with the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Next-gen SandForce SSD controller shown in OCZ Vertex 3
— 11:19 AM on January 11, 2011

Just a few years ago, OCZ's CES showcase was dominated by memory modules. Row upon row of DIMMs were on display, each with a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

New, 11.6-inch MacBook Air starts at $999
— 2:09 PM on October 20, 2010

Not one to disappoint, Steve Jobs unveiled two new MacBook Air notebooks during his Back to the Mac event today: one with a 13.3" display...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

Kingston preps 64GB SD card, external USB 3.0 SSD
— 10:09 PM on June 2, 2010

COMPUTEX — At a small press conference in a Taipei hotel this morning, Kingston showed us two new storage devices: a 64GB flash card based...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Mac Steam client arrives, Portal offered for free
— 4:54 PM on May 12, 2010

Who ever said Macs can't play games? Valve released the Mac OS X version of its Steam client earlier this afternoon, allowing users of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Mac