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Poll: Did you buy into the world of VR this year?
2016 is the year that VR took off, at least if you listen to the companies making VR headsets. The Oculus Rift rolled in on...
Poll Question: • Did you buy into the world of VR this year?
Poll: How do you feel about your PC's noise levels?
In our component testing, we put a lot of emphasis not only on how fast a given graphics card can run, for example, but also...
Poll Question: • How do you feel about the noise level of your PC?
Poll: What form factor did you choose for your last PC?
We were having a lively discussion about the popularity of various PC form factors in TR's staff chat today, and it occurred to me that...
Poll Question: • What form factor did you choose for your last PC?
Poll: Where are you on the VR adopter curve?
VR may be the most-hyped tech trend of 2016, and there are already a range of ways to jack into the Matrix with head-mounted devices....
Poll Question: • Where are you on the VR adopter curve?
Poll: What's your favorite computer these days?
In our last poll, we asked gerbils what they thought of upgrading to systems with Intel's Skylake CPUs inside. Today, we have something...
Poll Question: • If you were forced to choose, what would your favorite computer be these days?
Poll: Are Skylake CPUs tempting you to upgrade?
It's been almost two weeks since Intel's Skylake enthusiast CPUs hit the market. We know how they perform, and we have a good idea...
Poll Question: • Are Skylake CPUs and Z170 motherboards tempting you to upgrade?
The TR Hardware Survey 2014: What's inside your main desktop PC?
If you've been on TR for long enough, you probably remember our hardware surveys. Our first one went up way back in 2008, and...
Poll Questions: • Processor series • If you have an Intel Core processor, is it a • Number of processor cores • Graphics card(s) • Number of graphics cards • Price of each (or only) graphics card at time of purchase • What's overclocked? • Motherboard manufacturer • System memory capacity • Solid-state drive capacity • Mechanical storage capacity (total) • Do you have an optical drive? • Do you have a sound card? • Do you have any expansion cards beside a graphics card and sound card? • PSU wattage • System form factor • Type of CPU cooler • Number of displays • Resolution of largest display • Panel type of largest display • Mouse type • Type of keyboard • Primary operating system • Home network Wi-Fi speed • Internet connection speed (down) • Internet connection speed (up)
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: Your next desktop motherboard form factor
When I first started building PCs, the only motherboards worth considering were ATX models. Back then, you had to go full-size to get a...
Poll Question: • What motherboard form factor will anchor your next desktop PC?
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?
Poll: How much did your motherboard cost?
Pay a premium for a better processor or graphics card, and there's a good chance you'll get better performance in return. Do the same when...
Poll Question: • How much did your mobo cost when you bought it?
Poll: If you were building a PC now, what socket would you choose?
In both our latest system guide and our processor value comparo, we pointed out that AMD's Socket AM2+ and AM3 platforms actually have...
Poll Question: • If you were building yourself a PC now, what socket would you choose?
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?
The TR Hardware Survey: What's in your main PC?
We're unveiling a new feature today, the TR Hardware Survey. As its name suggests, this feature's goal is to give both us and you, the...
Poll Questions: • Processor • Graphics processor • How much did your graphics card cost at the time of purchase? • Chipset • Motherboard brand • Memory size • Total internal hard drive storage capacity • Primary optical drive type • Sound card • Number of displays • Main display type • Main display size • Main display aspect ratio • Main display resolution • Primary operating system
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