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Valve said to be developing Steam Box hardware spec
— 11:01 AM on March 5, 2012

Whatever happened to that Steam "big picture" mode we heard about a year ago? The guys at The Verge think they have an...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Microsoft seeding Windows 8 developers with Tegra 3 PCs
— 11:48 AM on February 29, 2012

Nvidia is serious about getting its ARM-based processors inside Windows 8 systems. The company is working with Microsoft to supply developers and device makers...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Operating systems

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A look at TR's new GPU test rigs
— 12:22 PM on February 24, 2012

As I mentioned on the podcast this week, I have been working to re-fit Damage Labs with new hardware all around....

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Systems The Tech Report

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TR's March 2012 system guide
— 4:16 PM on February 22, 2012

Not much new hardware has come out since we published our last guide in December, but this edition is still choc-full of small, incremental...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Workstations

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Alienware unveils Mini-ITX gaming desktop
— 9:55 AM on January 18, 2012

You might say we're pretty lukewarm toward pre-built gaming desktops. Why pay for a pre-packaged system when you can have fun building it yourself—and end...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Sapphire's Edge HD³ nettop has AMD inside
— 6:00 AM on January 17, 2012

Last June, Sapphire showed us the Edge, a slim little nettop powered by Intel's Atom D510 processor and Nvidia's Ion discrete GPU. The firm...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Sandy Bridge upgrades come to Zotac mini PCs
— 11:42 AM on January 16, 2012

While we were most excited to see 7-series Mini-ITX boards at Zotac's CES showcase last week, the company also had a number of interesting...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Industry marches ahead with plans to copy, counter Apple
— 1:51 AM on January 10, 2012

CES — After making our way through a dizzying series of meetings and events on the press-oriented "day zero" of the Consumer Electronics Show...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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TR's Christmas 2011 system guide
— 8:06 PM on December 6, 2011

With our latest system guide, we've attempted to weather the surge in hard-drive prices while taking advantage of some of the latest hardware releases....

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Workstations

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Via mini PC gets dual-core upgrade
— 1:34 PM on November 22, 2011

Via has updated its ARTiGO mini PC with a dual-core CPU from the Eden X2 family. The palm-sized system measures just 5.7" x 3.9" x...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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IHS iSuppli: 43% of laptops to be ultrabooks in 2015
— 9:37 AM on November 8, 2011

There may be whispers in Taiwan about disappointing ultrabook sales, but IHS iSuppli expects the ultrabook category is poised for greatness. At least,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Release roundup: Multi-display madness and LGA2011 brackets
— 5:36 PM on November 3, 2011

Beside what we've featured in our regular coverage, this week hasn't been particularly eventful. A few announcements from Shuttle, Silicon Power, and Thermaltake still slipped...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

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HP confirms ARM server plans
— 6:00 AM on November 2, 2011

That talk about HP quietly working with a Texas startup on ARM-powered servers wasn't just idle speculation. HP confirmed those efforts yesterday, announcing...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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HP reverses course, will retain its PC division
— 4:14 PM on October 27, 2011

HP is keeping its PC business after all. Some two months after confirming that it was considering whether to spin off or...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Report: HP cooking up ARM-based servers
— 4:33 PM on October 26, 2011

ARM is a serious threat to Intel in the mobile space—no doubt about that—but it's also starting to nip at Intel's heels in the server...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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TR's fall 2011 system guide
— 3:43 PM on October 24, 2011

Join us as we reveal the latest updates and additions we've made to our four classic builds: the $600 Econobox, $900 Utility Player, $1,500 Sweeter...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Workstations

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Lenovo outshined Dell globally last quarter
— 6:00 AM on October 13, 2011

Wow, what's happening to U.S.-based PC vendors? As HP's PC business lies on the chopping board, Gartner reports that Lenovo outshipped Dell last quarter,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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WSJ: HP reconsidering PC spin-off
— 6:00 AM on October 12, 2011

Last month, new HP CEO Meg Whitman vowed to stay the course and come to a decision quickly about whether to sell or spin...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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