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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 much storage in your primary PC?
Although hard drive capacities aren't growing at the rate they once were, the drives themselves are getting cheaper and cheaper. That's made it easy...
Poll Question: • How much storage capacity is in your primary PC?
Poll: Your network-attached storage solution
In this week's podcast, we field a question about home storage servers. Scott and I both have network-attached storage rigs cobbled together from...
Poll Question: • Do you have network-attached storage in your home?
Poll: Does your primary portable have an optical drive?
This week's poll comes to us courtesy of TR reader Ben, who wonders just how many folks have an optical drive in their primary portable...
Poll Question: • Does your primary portable have an optical drive?
Poll: Are you running an SSD in your primary desktop?
You'll have to excuse me if I have SSDs on the brain, because I've spent the last couple of months testing a stack of pure...
Poll Question: • Are you running an SSD in your primary desktop?
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: Gigabytes vs. gibibytes
You may not know it, but the world of technology is split into two camps right now. For one camp, megabytes, gigabytes, and terabytes are...
Poll Question: • Would you say a PC has:
Poll: The dominant removable storage medium in 2014
Floppy drives took years to disappear from pre-built PCs. These days, optical drives are starting to fade from many machines, especially laptops of the ultraportable...
Poll Question: • What will be the dominant removable storage medium in five years?
Poll: What type of storage will your next laptop have?
You've probably read the news by now. Solid-state drive prices are going down, capacities are going up, and an increasing number of notebook...
Poll Question: • My next laptop will have:
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: Will you get a Blu-ray player now?
So, it's over. The HD DVD camp has admitted defeat, and Blu-ray has emerged as the victorious high-definition disc format, promising to take us...
Poll Question: • Now that HD DVD has lost, will you get a Blu-ray player?
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:
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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|HTC readies up the Vive Standalone headset in China||1|
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|AMD's Wraith Max CPU cooler is now available in stores||15|
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|Toshiba puts 64-layer flash to work in the TR200 SSDs||3|
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