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Zotac shows tiny Steam machine prototype
— 8:00 PM on January 6, 2014

Valve and its partners showed some of the first commercial Steam machines at CES this week. One of the systems on display hails from...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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'Secret base' PC mod is the most detailed I've seen
— 10:02 AM on December 26, 2013

I've seen a lot of PC mods over the years, but none quite like this one. Japanese designer Hiroto Ikeuchi has put together a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Here's a teardown of Valve's Steam machine prototype
— 11:25 AM on December 19, 2013

Beta testers started receiving Steam machine prototypes from Valve last week. Photos and unboxing videos have already made the rounds, but I think this is...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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LG is making a desktop Chromebook
— 9:22 AM on December 18, 2013

Chrome OS is coming to the desktop. Or, at least, it's coming to one desktop: the Chromebase, a 21.5" all-in-one machine that LG plans...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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TR's Christmas 2013 system guide
— 8:55 PM on December 11, 2013

Yes, it's time for a new TR system guide. We have old recommendations to tune up, availability constraints to account for, and price hikes...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Friday night topic: What are your desktop PC's specs?
— 4:00 PM on November 29, 2013

We spend a lot of time reviewing and recommending parts to you guys, but we rarely get a chance to find out what parts you...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Zotac intros AMD Kabini-powered mini-PC
— 9:22 AM on November 27, 2013

Another system has joined Zotac's line of diminutive PCs. This newcomer is based on AMD's Kabini processor, and it features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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$499 iBuypower Steam machine revealed
— 9:20 AM on November 26, 2013

Earlier this month, we got a glimpse at Valve's own Steam machine prototype. Now, the folks at The Verge have gathered details about...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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PlayStation 4 gutted and explained
— 9:57 AM on November 11, 2013

The folks over at Wired have posted a video of a PS4 engineering director unboxing and disassembling Sony's new console while explaining what each...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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Acer CEO resigns following huge quarterly loss
— 9:12 AM on November 5, 2013

It's no secret that Acer hasn't been doing so well lately. The latest figures from Gartner and IDC show Acer's international PC shipments declined...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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New Steam Machine details revealed
— 2:02 PM on November 4, 2013

Ooh. This is interesting. The guys at The Verge were invited to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Game consoles

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TR's fall 2013 system guide
— 4:53 PM on November 1, 2013

We've updated our four staple builds to account for all of the latest hardware releases, including the arrival of new graphics cards from AMD...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Haswell-powered Gigabyte Brix barebones now available
— 6:00 AM on November 1, 2013

Remember those next-gen Gigabyte Brix small-form-factor barebone PCs we told you about last month? Well, they're now available. Newegg has three models listed: the GB-BXi3-4010...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Apple updates MacBook Pro Retina lineup, releases OS X Mavericks for free
— 1:49 PM on October 22, 2013

I was expecting today's Apple keynote to be all about new iPads, but the company starting things off with some Mac-related announcements. The first of those...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Third-quarter PC shipments down, but not so bad in the U.S.
— 1:45 PM on October 10, 2013

It's that time again. Gartner and IDC have both published preliminary PC market data for the third quarter of the year. The two...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Maingear taking pre-orders for Radeon R9 290X-powered PCs
— 4:54 PM on October 9, 2013

The Radeon R9 290X is now available pre-order—inside Maingear's latest PCs, that is. The system builder has introduced two machines, the Shift and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Origin PC drops AMD GPUs, citing stability, overheating issues, other problems
— 6:00 AM on October 7, 2013

Well, this is interesting. According to Polygon, Origin PC is going to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Valve reveals specs for Steam machine prototypes
— 3:28 PM on October 4, 2013

When Valve announced its Steam machine project last week, the company was mum on the subject of specifications. Today, the firm has broken its...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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