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Poll: What's the best premium upgrade?
When upgrading their PCs, most enthusiasts seem to focus on swapping in faster CPUs and graphics cards. The CPU has the biggest impact on...
Poll Question: • Best premium upgrade:
Poll: Rawest tech deal?
Sometimes, life gives you a raw deal. Other times, the tech industry is the one handing out crappy cards. Crysis 2's $60 asking...
Poll Question: • Rawest deal:
Poll: What's the best new web browser?
In the last few weeks, we've been treated to a bevvy of major browser releases: Chrome 10, Internet Explorer 9, and Firefox 4. If...
Poll Question: • What's the best web browser?
Poll: What's the worst PC hardware bug?
Intel's 6-series chipset bug has dominated the headlines this week, and for good reason. The flaw has been traced back to a single transistor...
Poll Question: • Worst PC hardware bug?
Poll: How big is your CPU fan?
As CPUs have become more power efficient, the fans used to cool them have grown in size. That might seem counter-intuitive, but it speaks...
Poll Question: • How big is your CPU fan?
Poll: What's tops on your Christmas list?
Every holiday season brings a fresh batch of new hardware, and this one will be no exception. Sandy Bridge is due early in the...
Poll Question: • All I want for Christmas is...
Poll: How important is USB 3.0?
After making its debut on high-end motherboards, USB 3.0 is quickly trickling down to more affordable boards and making its way into notebooks. It's...
Poll Question: • USB 3.0 is...
Poll: Enterprise IT hardware and you
We tend to focus a bit more on the consumer side of the PC hardware business, but there's a whole other world out therethat of...
Poll Questions: • How would you describe your level of involvement with the IT hardware in your workplace, including engineering/design, procurement, upgrades, repairs, maintenance and the like? • Have you been directly involved with the purchase or installation of a new server at your workplace in the last year? • How many PCs, workstations, or servers do you have responsibility for or control over at work? • How large is the annual IT budget at your company or organization (best guess, if not sure)? • Do you use a virtualization application in your workplace? • Which brand of server has your business or organization purchased the most in the past two years? • Which brand of workstation has your business or organization purchased the most in the past two years? • Which brand of laptop has your business or organization purchased the most in the past two years? • Do you use enterprise-class hardware to build or upgrade PCs or servers in your home?
Poll: What sort of pants do you wear to work or school?
As we brave the lull leading up to Apple's tablet announcement, we thought we'd update our front page with a fresh poll. This time, our...
Poll Question: • What sort of pants do you wear to work or school?
Poll: Do aesthetics ever influence your component selection?
If one thing demarks enthusiast components from other computer hardware, it has to be their aesthetics. Whether you're looking at elegant copper heatsinks, motherboards...
Poll Question: • Do aesthetics ever influence your component selection?
Friday night topic: Who's worse, Costner or Cruise?
Ok, this one is blatantly ripped from Joe Posnanski, but it had to be done. The question of the evening is: Who's the worse...
Poll Question: • Worse actor?
Poll: How often do you browse the Web on your phone?
Only a few years ago, browsing the Web on a cell phone might have seemed like an entirely futile endeavor. Displays were too small and...
Poll Question: • How often do you browse the Web on your phone?
Poll: Your primary e-mail retrieval method?
Most of us probably use e-mail one way or another at work. However, with cell phones, text messaging, and instant messaging having grown in popularity...
Poll Question: • I usually fetch my personal e-mail using:
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