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E3 is the wrong venue for PC gaming, Microsoft suggests
— 6:00 AM on June 16, 2014

Why was Windows gaming a no-show at Microsoft's E3 event? Apparently, it's because Microsoft felt the venue...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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Deal of the week: Graphics cards, a mid-tower, and SSDs
— 11:04 AM on June 13, 2014

It's time for another weekly deals post. Here's a selection of discounted hardware we spotted this morning: Zotac's GeForce GTX 760 2GB graphics card is

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage

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Slim bezels surround 24'' Eizo gaming monitor
— 9:13 AM on June 12, 2014

Japanese display manufacturer Eizo has rolled out a new 24" monitor designed for gamers. The Fortis FS2434 doesn't support variable refresh rates or 4K...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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HP rethinks computer architectures with ''The Machine''
— 6:00 AM on June 12, 2014

HP is working on a new kind of computer architecture that could revolutionize how servers and eventually even PCs are built. It's called "The Machine,"...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Memory Operating systems

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Report: Monoprice to charge $550-600 for 28'' 4K monitor
— 5:15 PM on June 11, 2014

There's a price war raging in the 4K monitor market, and it's only heating up as time goes on. The latest shot was fired by...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Oculus VR reaffirms gaming focus
— 9:15 AM on June 11, 2014

With Facebook buying Oculus for $2 billion and vowing to make VR the "next social and communications platform," one might be rightly worried about...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Alienware's Steam machine switches to Windows, starts at $549
— 10:38 AM on June 10, 2014

Last month, Valve revealed that the first official Steam Machines would be delayed until 2015. The custom Steam controller is being tweaked, and Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Deal of the week: Radeons, memory, and Devil's Canyon
— 11:53 AM on June 6, 2014

This is actually our second deals post of the week. Our first covered discounts on Crucial's new MX100 SSD, most of which have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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New SanDisk Extreme Pro SSDs feature 10-year warranty
— 11:21 AM on June 6, 2014

SanDisk has updated the top end of its SSD range with the new Extreme Pro line. The biggest change is in warranty coverage: SanDisk...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel, Samsung aim to deliver 4K displays for $399
— 6:00 AM on June 6, 2014

And here I was, thinking that $649 4K display Scott...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Kingston shipping its first M.2 SSD next week
— 5:20 PM on June 5, 2014

Many of the new 9-series motherboards feature M.2 slots, but finding actual M.2 solid-state drives to fill them remains difficult. Happily, the ranks of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft releases Windows drivers for the Xbox One controller
— 11:51 AM on June 5, 2014

If you own an Xbox One, your controller can now serve double duty as a PC gamepad. Microsoft's Larry Hryb, a.k.a. Major Nelson, posted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Former Steam chief becomes Oculus' new Head of Platform
— 11:12 AM on June 5, 2014

Jason Holtman, former Valve business development chief and evangelist for Microsoft's PC...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Adata's next-gen SandForce SSDs break cover at Computex
— 10:35 AM on June 4, 2014

SSDs based on SandForce's next-gen SF-3700-series controllers are expected in the second half of this year. Several of them are on display at Computex,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD's SATAe prototype combines 4TB hard drive with 128GB SSD
— 3:54 PM on June 3, 2014

SATA Express ports have appeared on 9-series Intel motherboards, and we've already played with one prototype storage device based on the next-gen interface. Now,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Early deal of the week: Discounts on Crucial's MX100 SSD
— 12:08 PM on June 3, 2014

So, you know that crazy-affordable Crucial MX100 SSD we reviewed yesterday? It's already available at multiple vendors, including Amazon and Newegg. Both...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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G-Sync monitor, mini gaming PCs among Asus' new ROG gear
— 10:44 AM on June 3, 2014

Earlier today at Computex, Asus let loose a veritable cornucopia of items under its Republic of Gamers brand. Among them: two stylish mini gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays

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Intel's first NVM Express SSDs go up to 2TB, 2800MB/s
— 1:00 AM on June 3, 2014

For years, Intel SSDs have been bound by the constraints of the Serial ATA interface. But they suffer no longer. Intel has unveiled a deep...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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