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Deal of the week: bargains on SSDs, graphics, and water cooling
— 5:29 PM on November 15, 2013

Man, it's been a long week. So here I am, mailing in the deals post with another bulleted list. Oh, look, cheap...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling Storage

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Report: Intel's 9-series chipsets won't support SATA Express
— 11:52 AM on November 13, 2013

Earlier this year, multiple reports suggested that Intel's next-generation motherboard platform would support SATA Express. However, new information seen by VR-Zone indicates...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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Only a few days remain to enter our Dear Diary contest
— 12:32 PM on November 8, 2013

There are only a couple of days left to enter our Dear Diary contest. We're giving away $2,300 in prizes, including gear from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Cases Power Cooling Input devices Mobile computing

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Our Dear Diary contest now has $2,300 worth of hardware
— 9:32 AM on November 1, 2013

We're giving away roughly $2,300 in hardware as part of our Dear Diary contest. To enter, all you have to do is write...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Cases Power Cooling Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: Cheap convertibles and discounted components
— 1:43 PM on October 25, 2013

We had hoped to fill this week's deal post with links to AMD's Radeon R9 290X graphics card, but it's out of stock...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Report: Broadwell to feature audio DSP for low-power playback, speech recognition
— 11:38 AM on October 15, 2013

PC audio is getting interesting again. We already know that AMD has integrated DSP hardware into some of its latest Radeons. Now, it looks...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Multimedia Mobile computing Personal tech

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Enermax's white and black ETS-T40 CPU coolers reviewed
— 8:31 PM on September 3, 2013

These tower-style CPU coolers from Enermax have something we haven't seen before: a thermally conductive coating that gives the aluminum fins and copper heat...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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Deal of the week: Radeon graphics, liquid cooling, tactile keyboards, and more
— 11:15 AM on August 16, 2013

Newegg's website is loaded with tantalizing deals this week. Let's start with graphics. One of Sapphire's Radeon HD 7970 cards is selling for only...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Cooling Input devices

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The desktop PC needs a makeover
— 1:25 AM on August 16, 2013

My PC is too big. Much too big. I'd always vaguely suspected it,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Motherboards Cases Cooling Storage

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Big Kepler fulfills potential in Nvidia's Quadro K6000 graphics card
— 8:00 AM on July 23, 2013

Nvidia's GK110 GPU is the big daddy of the Kepler generation. This seven-billion-transistor monster underpins the GeForce GTX Titan graphics card and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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Leaked Intel roadmap outlines SSD plans through early 2014
— 11:30 AM on July 2, 2013

VR-Zone's Chinese site has posted an official-looking roadmap outlining Intel's SSD plans into early 2014. The roadmap lists a couple of SSDs that could...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Western Digital subsidiary HGST buys enterprise SSD maker sTec
— 11:44 AM on June 24, 2013

Western Digital continues to expand its SSD portfolio. The firm has announced that wholly owned subsidiary HGST will acquire enterprise SSD maker sTec...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Leaked slides point to eight-core Haswell-E CPUs with quad-channel DDR4 memory
— 11:03 AM on June 17, 2013

According to the latest rumors, Intel's Ivy Bridge-E platform will arrive in the third quarter of this year. Its successor, Haswell-E, is purportedly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Noise-canceling Noctua CPU cooler coming in 2014
— 12:00 PM on June 12, 2013

Noctua and RotoSub are working on a CPU cooler that employs active noise cancellation in its pursuit of silence. We saw an early prototype...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Release roundup: Computex edition
— 4:54 PM on June 7, 2013

We've already spent all week covering product releases from Computex, but... well, it's Computex. That means we still have plenty of fodder left for our...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems Memory

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Passive cooling silences PowerColor's SCS3 Radeon HD 7850
— 9:42 AM on May 9, 2013

PowerColor has developed a new spin on AMD's Radeon HD 7850 graphics card. The simply named SCS3 HD7850 has stock clock speeds and 1GB...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling

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Seagate enters consumer SSD market, adds new enterprise drives
— 10:54 AM on May 7, 2013

Traditional hard drive makers have been slow to get into the SSD business,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Release roundup: Mobo audio, bay adapters, and superclocked Titans
— 5:15 PM on May 2, 2013

This week in our look at miscellaneous tidbits and announcements, we bring you fresh news from ASRock, Cougar, Noctua, Scythe, and Zotac: ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Cooling Storage

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