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HBM3 and GDDR6 emerge fresh from the oven of Hot Chips
— 12:38 PM on August 23, 2016

The Hot Chips conference is going strong in Cupertino, California, and the first juicy tidbits of information have started popping up from folks at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Intel announces next-gen Knights Mill Xeon Phi accelerator
— 10:29 AM on August 18, 2016

You may all be wondering what's up with the Internet's coverage of IDF, since there wasn't a lot of news coming from that front yesterday....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Adata SC660 and HC660 external drives offer speed or capacity
— 10:05 AM on August 18, 2016

Adata is announcing a pair of external storage products today with an emphasis on stylish design and light weight. Both the Premier HC660 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD gives us our first real moment of Zen
— 8:00 AM on August 18, 2016

At a special event yesterday evening, AMD gave us our first peek under the hood of the Zen CPU architecture and gave a gutsy performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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The budget CPU overclocking dream may still be alive at Intel
— 5:55 PM on August 16, 2016

Intel's Pentium Anniversary Edition chip was a surprise to us when it launched a little over two years ago. Sure, that 53W chip offered...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ARM and Intel team up to ease custom 10-nm FinFET development
— 2:57 PM on August 16, 2016

ARM is broadening its 10-nm ambitions today with a surprising new partnership. The company is making its Artisan physical IP toolkit available for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The Tech Report forums got a big upgrade
— 2:06 PM on August 14, 2016

Gerbils, we bring you good tidings. As some of you may have noticed, our forum software has become a little outdated, lacking niceties like SSL...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Rumor: AMD Zen engineering samples leaked and benchmarked
— 4:29 PM on August 12, 2016

With the recent graphics card releases more or less out of the way, it's now time to turn our collective attention to everything Zen....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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Seagate lays claim to the world's largest SSD crown with 60TB drive
— 7:40 AM on August 12, 2016

For now, regular old spinning rust has a significant cost-per-gigabyte advantage over solid-state storage. Until fairly recently, it had a substantial advantage in density, too....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Liqid and Kingston build a 2.5" SSD with 3.6 GB/s speed
— 1:50 PM on August 11, 2016

Intriguing news keeps coming from this year's Flash Memory Summit. Yesterday, Samsung announced 64-layer V-NAND. Today, Kingston and industry newcomer Liqid announced that they've collaborated...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Western Digital's latest Gold hard drive can store 10TB
— 1:46 PM on August 11, 2016

When we covered Western Digital's introduction of its Gold hard drives for businesses, a couple of gerbils expressed dissatisfaction—facetious or not—that the largest-capacity drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung is now stacking V-NAND 64 layers high
— 4:24 PM on August 10, 2016

Samsung is dropping the mic at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara. The company has taken a page from Gillette's handbook (in a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Micron slaps QuantX label on 3D XPoint memory
— 11:21 AM on August 9, 2016

Intel and Micron's 3D XPoint memory technology has been drawing attention recently. The companies claim that this non-volatile memory (pronounced "3D cross-point") should provide...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Netflix explores more efficient ways to encrypt users' streams
— 9:51 AM on August 9, 2016

Over the last year, Netflix has been transitioning from HTTP to HTTPS for its customers' streams. The process hasn't been simple. The company indicates that...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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SteelSeries' Siberia 800-series headsets go after the high end
— 5:26 PM on August 8, 2016

SteelSeries is no stranger to releasing quality (and often pricey) gaming peripherals. Today, the company has turned its ears towards its Siberia lineup of headsets...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Valve licenses its VR tracking tech and APIs for free
— 5:24 PM on August 5, 2016

Looking to develop a VR application, perhaps a headset accessory, or maybe your own VR headset? Valve's got you covered. The company is opening...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Toshiba BG SSDs pack 3D TLC flash into tiny M.2 NVMe drives
— 9:58 AM on August 4, 2016

On August 8, beautiful Santa Clara, California is hosting the 2016 Flash Memory Summit, and it's no surprise that Toshiba will be there. The Japanese electronics...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Firefox 48 is the first with Mozilla's Electrolysis multi-process tech
— 9:00 AM on August 3, 2016

Firefox 48 began rolling out to users yesterday. This major update marks the beginnings of a fundamental change to the way Firefox processes work:...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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