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Gigabyte's new X99 board is an overclocking champion
— 5:09 PM on January 5, 2015

Gigabyte has introduced another high-end Haswell-E motherboard aimed at competitive overclockers. During its CES press conference today, the firm revealed the X99-SOC Champion, which managed...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus' IPS gaming monitors come in 120Hz, 4K G-Sync flavors
— 2:19 PM on January 5, 2015

Two new models have been added to Asus' growing stable of gaming monitors. The most exciting is the ROG Swift PG27AQ, a 27" unit with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Five display makers now have FreeSync panels on the way
— 11:37 AM on January 5, 2015

More display makers have adopted AMD's FreeSync technology. At CES this morning, AMD announced that the "FreeSync ecosystem" now includes BenQ, LG, Nixeus, Samsung,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HP's new high-PPI displays include 4K and 5K units
— 10:09 AM on January 5, 2015

HP introduced a trio of high-PPI displays at the Consumer Electronics Show today. The flagship is easily the Z27q (PDF), whose 27" panel...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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New MSI Z97 mobo sports a USB 3.1 Type-C connector
— 8:02 PM on January 4, 2015

Finalized last August, the USB 3.1 Type-C connector has a reversible design that promises to eliminate the infamous USB quantum superposition problem. MSI...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Input devices

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Acer's new G-Sync monitor laced with IPS goodness
— 2:06 PM on January 4, 2015

Acer has introduced a pair of new gaming monitors ahead of next week's Consumer Electronics Show. The most exciting of the two is the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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OS-agnostic smartphone works with Android, Windows, and Mozilla OS
— 1:56 PM on January 2, 2015

Most smartphones are designed to work with only one operating system, but Alcatel OneTouch has created a family of Pixi 3 handsets capable of running...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Deal of the week: A 1080p IPS display for $110, and more
— 10:22 AM on January 2, 2015

2014 was a great year for discounted PC hardware, and 2015 is off to a good start. Here are the deals that caught my eye...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Displays Memory Gaming

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LG intros ultra-wide FreeSync monitor
— 10:21 AM on December 31, 2014

LG has introduced a collection of new PC monitors ahead of next week's Consumer Electronics Show. The most intriguing one for enthusiasts is arguably...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Early deal of the week: 30 inches of IPS goodness for $380
— 10:54 AM on December 30, 2014

We usually save our deals posts for Friday, but every so often, a bargain pops up that deserves special attention. This time, it's Monoprice's 30"...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Iiyama to offer FreeSync upgrade for existing 4K monitor
— 9:21 AM on December 29, 2014

Update: Well, so much for that. Steve Kilroy, Iiyama's senior account manager for the UK, hasn't heard of the FreeSync upgrade. The Overclockers UK listing...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Report: Sony prepping jumbo tablet with 4K-class display
— 6:00 AM on December 29, 2014

Rumor has it that Apple is prepping a 12.9" iPad for next year. Details on the device are scarce, but a story at...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: An Asus monitor for $125, a 240GB SSD for $80, and more
— 1:42 PM on December 26, 2014

Gift-wrapping season may be over, but consumerism knows no respite—and there are plenty of ways to indulge in that today. Let's start with the non-storage...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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Study shows tablet screens mess up your sleep
— 10:49 AM on December 24, 2014

Hoping to get a good night's rest? Then you may want to stay away from tablet screens before bedtime. A new study by Harvard Medical...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Personal tech

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The TR Podcast 167.5 bonus edition: You guys ask us stuff!
— 8:46 AM on December 19, 2014

In this special, video-only edition of The TR Podcast, we're freestyling without Jordan—and without much of a plan! Instead, we take questions from the chat...

Type: Feature article Tags: Displays Mobile computing Gaming The Tech Report Podcast

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Passively cooled Bay Trail board has full-sized slots, microATX footprint
— 10:30 AM on December 15, 2014

Intel's Bay Trail SoC has popped up on another PC motherboard. Unlike most implementations, which stick to the Mini-ITX form factor, Biostar's J1900MH2 opts...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Windows 10 build 9901 shows new consumer features
— 6:00 AM on December 15, 2014

A little more than a month from now, Microsoft will pull back the curtain on Windows 10's consumer features. Thanks to Paul Thurrott of...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Deal of the week: a 27'' IPS monitor for $180 and a 1TB MLC SSD for $370
— 10:41 AM on December 12, 2014

Retailers are still recovering from their Black Friday binges, but that hasn't stopped us from finding some nice deals that should appeal to PC enthusiasts. Best...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming

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