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Release roundup: Bits, pieces, and whole PCs
— 2:09 PM on April 18, 2014

Almost no week passes without some new PC hardware products being announced. This week, we have a handful of newcomers that may be worthy of...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Systems Memory Mobile computing Networking

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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

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Gigabyte teases next-gen Haswell board
— 9:11 AM on April 19, 2013

Next-generation Haswell motherboards are approaching, and Gigabyte has teased a few details about what it has in store for the new platform. The firm has...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia

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Asus preps new PCIe, USB, and integrated audio solutions
— 2:04 AM on January 12, 2012

All has been quiet on the Xonar front, but that's set to change early this year. Asus is prepping a couple of new audio...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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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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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

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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

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Psyko Audio Labs reveals new surround-sound headsets
— 2:00 PM on April 7, 2011

About a year ago, we got our first taste of Psyko Audio's unique 5.1-channel PC gaming headset. Rather than using signal processing to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Intel announces silicon photonics breakthrough
— 2:54 PM on July 27, 2010

The future of I/O connectivity is bright—literally. Intel has developed what it says is the "world's first silicon-based optical data connection with integrated lasers using...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Antec plans to get into the audio business
— 4:16 PM on June 8, 2010

Enthusiasts may associate the Antec name with power supplies, enclosures, fans, and those neat noise-dampening panels on P-series cases. But high-end computer speaker setups? Believe...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Bigfoot intros Killer 2100 network card
— 12:11 AM on May 11, 2010

A year on from the release of its Killer Xeno Pro, Bigfoot Networks has struck again, unleashing a whole new Killer card aimed at...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Corsair intros a pair of tower-style air coolers
— 4:43 PM on March 2, 2010

Tower-style processor heatsinks are all the rage these days, and Corsair, already known for its liquid-cooling kits, has succumbed to that trend. At CeBIT...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Asus CES booth tour covers notebooks, nettops, speakers, mobos, and more
— 7:37 PM on January 12, 2010

Visiting Asus' booth at a trade show is always an experience. The company makes, well, just about everything. At the Consumer Electronics Show,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Mobile computing

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Thermaltake trots out new cases, PSUs, and a USB 3.0 docking station at CES
— 5:58 PM on January 11, 2010

We stopped by Thermaltake's suite at CES last week to check out the company's wares, including a collection of new cases both big and small....

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Storage

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New NZXT case has dual 200-mm intake fans
— 5:15 PM on December 21, 2009

Say what you will about Hades, it's surprisingly well ventilated—the new NZXT enclosure, that is, not the Greek underworld. NZXT's freshly announced Hades case...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling

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New Noctua cooler has 140-mm fan, still lets you close your case
— 4:42 PM on December 10, 2009

Ever feel like 120-mm fans must be about the biggest you could ever strap onto a processor cooler? Apparently, Noctua doesn't share that sentiment. The...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Bigfoot Dashboard utility helps gamers identify bottlenecks
— 4:01 PM on December 8, 2009

For a while now, Bigfoot Networks has offered gamers a way to curb lag and maximize frame rates in online games through its Killer...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Toshiba preps touch-screen Win7 notebooks
— 3:48 PM on October 14, 2009

With Windows 7 just over a week away from release, Toshiba is sparing no opportunity to tease its future notebooks based on the operating system....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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