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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)
What's your biggest PC bottleneck?
Modern PCs are incredibly powerful. They have multi-core CPUs, massively parallel graphics processors, gobs of memory, and...
Poll Question: • What's your biggest PC bottleneck?
Which upcoming Intel desktop CPU revs your motor?
Ok, folks, we know Intel is planning to release four new types of CPUs that are directly targeted at PC enthusiasts. The tough question...
Poll Question: • Which upcoming Intel desktop CPU revs your motor the most?
Poll: What do you use to apply thermal paste?
Back in the day, applying thermal compound was a fine art. I used to spend entirely too much time making sure the surface of...
Poll Question: • What do you use to apply thermal paste?
Poll: What will happen first?
It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at...
Poll Question: • What will happen first?
Poll: To which new chip are you most looking forward?
One of the best—and worst—things about the PC industry is the steady trickle of new technology. There's always something better coming just around the corner,...
Poll Question: • I'm most looking forward to:
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: What do you think of Bulldozer?
In case you haven't noticed, Bulldozer is out. Our review of the first desktop implementations of AMD's all-new microarchitecture isn't terribly positive. ...
Poll Question: • Bulldozer is:
Poll: Gauging Bulldozer's performance prospects
If you believe the latest rumors, AMD's Bulldozer-based Zambezi processors will debut in just a few weeks. It's about time. More than...
Poll Question: • The fastest Bulldozer CPU will be competitive with the:
Poll: The third dimension
I went to see the new Harry Potter movie the other day, and predictably, the most convenient screening available at 9 PM on a Saturday...
Poll Question: • When it comes to stereoscopic 3D, I prefer:
Poll: What's the best CPU/GPU hybrid?
After years of talk about how CPUs and GPUs are on a collision course, we finally have numerous examples of the two components sharing silicon...
Poll Question: • Best CPU/GPU hybrid:
Poll: Where does Llano have the best chance against Sandy Bridge?
Earlier this week, AMD revealed that it has begun production shipments of 32-nm Llano APUs. This second wave of Fusion APUs combines integrated...
Poll Question: • Where does Llano have the best chance against Sandy Bridge?
The TR Hardware Survey 2: Survey harder
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 do you get most of your video content?
Video content is available from a wide variety of sources these days. A lot of it is still broadcast over the airwaves or via...
Poll Question: • How do you get most of your video content?
Poll: Are you upgrading to Sandy Bridge?
Sandy Bridge is here, and it's very fast indeed. Better yet, you don't have to pay an arm and a leg for Intel's...
Poll Question: • Upgrading to Sandy Bridge?
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: How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?
We'll have a new sound card review very shortly, and writing it got me thinking about how much folks spend on the speakers or headset...
Poll Question: • How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?
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