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Poll: How powerful is your PSU?
The range of PSU wattages available today is truly staggering. At Newegg alone, the scale starts at 145W and goes all the way up...
Poll Question: • What's the wattage rating of your primary desktop's PSU?
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: 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: Are you upgrading to Windows 7?
So, Windows 7 is finally out in stores. What does this mean for TR gerbils? Are our trusty readers rushing to upgrade, or are...
Poll Question: • When are you upgrading to Windows 7?
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: Will Chrome OS stand a chance against Windows 7 next year?
So, it's official. Google will release an operating system for x86 netbooks next year. Chrome OS will be based on a Linux kernel and...
Poll Question: • Will Chrome OS stand a chance against Windows 7 next year?
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: How will Windows 7 compare?
The positive hype surrounding Windows 7 seems almost as fervent as the negative reactions to Vista. Apparently, Microsoft's next operating system will fix all of...
Poll Question: • Once Windows 7 is released, the best desktop OS will be:
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?
Poll: What kind of keyboard do you prefer?
In light of our latest keyboard review, it seems only appropriate to ask: what kinds of keyboards do TR readers favor? We've put up...
Poll Question: • Poll: What kind of keyboard do you prefer?
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:
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?
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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