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AMD confirms Linux "performance marginality problem" on Ryzen
— 3:38 PM on August 7, 2017

AMD's Ryzen processors' abundance of CPU cores and threads combined with Linux's ability to efficiently use them seems like a match made in heaven....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Linux-Unix

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Android 8.0 Streaming Updates won't take over phones
— 1:53 PM on August 7, 2017

Android OS updates can take ages. The last time I updated my (admittedly now vintage) Motorola Droid Turbo, the phone was unusable for nearly 45...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Intel reveals full Core i9 specs and launch dates
— 11:49 AM on August 7, 2017

Intel took the wraps off the remainder of its Core i9 CPU lineup today. We now have full specs for the Core i9-7920X, i9-7940X,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active goes outdoors
— 11:45 AM on August 7, 2017

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones are already resistant to water and dust intrusion. The company is now set to release the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Motherboard vendors quietly reveal a Threadripper 1920
— 10:13 AM on August 7, 2017

The Ryzen 7 desktop CPUs have a top-tier no-holds barred model, the 1800X. The two variants below it then share the same model number. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Toshiba PM5 and CM5 SSDs put 64-layer BiCS flash in servers
— 9:17 AM on August 7, 2017

Heads up, enterprisey gerbils. Toshiba's putting its 64-layer 3D BiCS flash pretty much everywhere. Ahead of the Flash Memory Summit, the company is letting the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Cougar Immersa Pro puts a twist on volume controls
— 4:01 PM on August 4, 2017

Cougar's making a name for itself in the gaming gear arena. After showing off a nifty enclosure and a fancy PixArt 3360-equipped mouse,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Sandisk Ultra 3D SSDs pack a punch at affordable prices
— 2:47 PM on August 4, 2017

The various varieties of 3D NAND are quite a bit of a hot topic lately. Every NAND maker is set on stacking layers ever...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD cooler list helps Threadripper builds stay cool 'n quiet
— 12:45 PM on August 4, 2017

We always recommend waiting for our review before taking the plunge on a brand-new CPU and its accoutrements, but gerbils who can't wait to trade...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Deals of the week: mobos, lots of hard drives, and more
— 11:46 AM on August 4, 2017

Greetings, gerbils! It truly is the season of hardware. This year has barely let up in hardware releases, and we're betting that more than a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory

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(Updated) Wanted for review: AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs
— 11:11 AM on August 4, 2017

UPDATE 8/4/2017 1:15 PM: AMD has contacted me and has guaranteed that The Tech Report will receive Threadripper review hardware ahead of the launch date....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Be a light jockey with Razer's Chroma HDK
— 10:00 AM on August 4, 2017

Just as the monochrome LED has largely given way to its more advanced RGB descendent, strips of individually-addressable RGB LEDs are on the verge...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Cover up your RX Vega with an EK full-coverage waterblock
— 9:00 AM on August 4, 2017

AMD's forthcoming Radeon RX Vega will be launching in both air-cooled and liquid-cooled versions. The truly hardcore liquid-cooling fans won't want to mess around...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Gigabyte's X299 Aorus Gaming mobo offers Kaby Lake-X exclusivity
— 5:04 PM on August 3, 2017

Despite sharing the same socket, Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X processors have a few key differences that buyers need to know about. Notably, Skylake-X...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Sony and IBM team up to create 330 TB tapes
— 3:30 PM on August 3, 2017

The oldest gerbils probably think about magnetic tape in the context of data storage for Commodore VIC-20s and the like. The youngest gerbils probably...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Watermelon Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on August 3, 2017

Never underestimate the refreshment of a station wagon full of watermelons hurtling down the highway. PC hardware and computing Logitech...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Toshiba BG3 SSDs fit 512 GB in 3.2 cm²
— 12:30 PM on August 3, 2017

That Toshiba XG5 is a pretty nice SSD, eh? Toshiba's storage division has been knocking it out of the park lately. That group...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Corsair counts past One with more powerful One Pro configs
— 10:51 AM on August 3, 2017

We were impressed by the blend of gaming chops, thermal performance, and diminutive dimensions embodied in the Corsair One when we reviewed it...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling Systems Gaming

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