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Alphacool Eisblock HDX-2 and HDX-3 help M.2 SSDs beat the heat
— 4:00 PM on July 21, 2017

In our experience, modern desktop M.2 SSDs rarely throttle under even the most strenuous real-world conditions, but that hasn't stopped PC component manufacturers from coming...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage

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Intel crams 100 GFLOPS of neural-net inferencing onto a USB stick
— 5:00 PM on July 20, 2017

It's been a couple years since Intel floored an old friend of ours with a computer miniaturized to the size of a disappointingly-small candy...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Fujitsu joins the deep-learning stampede with specialized silicon
— 1:30 PM on July 19, 2017

Nvidia's revenues, profits, and share price have all benefited from surging demand in both the PC gaming hardware and the graphics compute marketplaces. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Arctic Cooling Liquid Freezer AIOs stand ready for Threadripper
— 12:00 PM on July 19, 2017

Arctic Cooling has quietly put up a page on its website listing coolers compatible with the mammoth TR4 socket for AMD's upcoming Ryzen...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Intel price list reveals Core i9-7920X cache size and base clock
— 10:30 AM on July 19, 2017

Intel has released its latest CPU price list, and right at the top is a pretty interesting little morsel of information: some clock speed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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BenQ Zowie XL2546 strobes its way to smooth motion at 240 Hz
— 1:30 PM on July 18, 2017

Back when we initially saw BenQ's competition-ready Zowie XL2540 monitor, the first question on my mind was whether it supported the company's blur reduction...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Asus VP28UQG marries 4K and FreeSync in a budget display
— 3:31 PM on July 17, 2017

If you find yourself in the curious position of needing a 4K gaming monitor and not wanting to pay a lot for it, Asus might...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Intel quietly introduces new Core i3 and Xeon models
— 10:43 AM on July 17, 2017

Last week's announcement of the official release date and clock specifications of AMD's Ryzen 3 processors is probably the biggest news in the entry-level...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD details potential Ryzen performance gains from AGESA 1.0.0.6
— 9:17 AM on July 17, 2017

Remember that AMD AGESA update (version 1.0.0.6) that Jeff told y'all about back in May? It's finally finding its way to end users by...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Samsung Cinema LED screen does away with projectors
— 9:18 AM on July 14, 2017

The home cinema viewing experience typically takes its cues from the movie theater. Replicating the movie house experience at home has been the goal of...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Ryzen 3 CPUs hit store shelves July 27
— 3:00 PM on July 13, 2017

We came away very impressed with the performance of AMD's Ryzen 5 1600 and Ryzen 5 1600X CPUs in productivity applications, bestowing the coveted...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Gigabyte begins rolling out BIOS updates to close Intel AMT hole
— 12:30 PM on July 13, 2017

Remember that nasty exploit from a couple of months ago in Intel's Active Management Technology? In short, if your machine was already configured for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and its 32 threads will go for $999
— 8:03 AM on July 13, 2017

AMD blew the lid off two of its Ryzen Threadripper CPUs this morning. The Ryzen Threadripper 1950X will offer 16 cores and 32 threads...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The Pentium G4560 is alive and well, says Intel
— 12:49 PM on July 11, 2017

Over the past couple days, a number of unsubstantiated rumors have arisen regarding the future of Intel's budget CPU darling, the $65 Pentium G4560....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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EVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid FTW3 connects an AIO to iCX
— 9:00 AM on July 11, 2017

Gamers have lusted after Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards since their release back in March. The air-cooled cards came first, followed by...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling Gaming

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Report: Skylake-X CPUs prove hard to cool thanks to TIM change
— 12:21 PM on July 10, 2017

Intel's launch of its Core X high-end desktop CPUs and the accompanying X299 platform has seen some controversy in overclocking enthusiast circles. The mish-mash...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Workstations

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$399 Rift and Touch makes fun in the VR sun more attainable
— 10:01 AM on July 10, 2017

Only a few months ago, Oculus reduced the price of its Rift-and-Touch bundle from $799 to $599. Apparently the company wasn't done discounting the Rift,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Deals of the week: cheap CPUs, motherboards, RAM, and more
— 11:57 AM on July 7, 2017

Week's greetings, gerbils! The sun is out, the coal is hot, and I can almost smell the roasting meat already at the upcoming TR BBQ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Multimedia Storage Input devices

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