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In the lab: AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and 1950X CPUs
— 3:10 PM on August 8, 2017

We may be a couple days late, but we have AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and 1950X CPUs in the lab as of this afternoon.

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Poll: Which high-end desktop platform has you most interested?
— 2:09 PM on August 8, 2017

Howdy, gerbils. The Summer of Hardware is in full swing, and the pace of product announcements in the CPU and graphics card world has barely...

Poll Question: • Which high-end desktop platform has you most interested?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Core i3-8350K and Core i3-8100 CPUs pop up
— 12:00 PM on August 8, 2017

When we talked up the rumors about Coffee Lake CPUs last week, there was a remark about a claimed "Core i3-8300"—a would-be quad-core, 65W...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ROG Rampage VI Extreme and Apex boards go all-out
— 10:30 AM on August 8, 2017

Just in time for the full reveal of Intel's Core i9-series processors, Asus has a second salvo of top-tier X299 motherboards ready to fire...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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AMD confirms Linux "performance marginality problem" on Ryzen
— 3:38 PM on August 7, 2017

AMD's Ryzen processors' abundance of CPU cores and threads combined with Linux's ability to efficiently use them seems like a match made in heaven....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Linux-Unix

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Intel reveals full Core i9 specs and launch dates
— 11:49 AM on August 7, 2017

Intel took the wraps off the remainder of its Core i9 CPU lineup today. We now have full specs for the Core i9-7920X, i9-7940X,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Motherboard vendors quietly reveal a Threadripper 1920
— 10:13 AM on August 7, 2017

The Ryzen 7 desktop CPUs have a top-tier no-holds barred model, the 1800X. The two variants below it then share the same model number. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Toshiba PM5 and CM5 SSDs put 64-layer BiCS flash in servers
— 9:17 AM on August 7, 2017

Heads up, enterprisey gerbils. Toshiba's putting its 64-layer 3D BiCS flash pretty much everywhere. Ahead of the Flash Memory Summit, the company is letting the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Sandisk Ultra 3D SSDs pack a punch at affordable prices
— 2:47 PM on August 4, 2017

The various varieties of 3D NAND are quite a bit of a hot topic lately. Every NAND maker is set on stacking layers ever...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD cooler list helps Threadripper builds stay cool 'n quiet
— 12:45 PM on August 4, 2017

We always recommend waiting for our review before taking the plunge on a brand-new CPU and its accoutrements, but gerbils who can't wait to trade...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Deals of the week: mobos, lots of hard drives, and more
— 11:46 AM on August 4, 2017

Greetings, gerbils! It truly is the season of hardware. This year has barely let up in hardware releases, and we're betting that more than a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory

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(Updated) Wanted for review: AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs
— 11:11 AM on August 4, 2017

UPDATE 8/4/2017 1:15 PM: AMD has contacted me and has guaranteed that The Tech Report will receive Threadripper review hardware ahead of the launch date....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Gigabyte's X299 Aorus Gaming mobo offers Kaby Lake-X exclusivity
— 5:04 PM on August 3, 2017

Despite sharing the same socket, Intel's Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X processors have a few key differences that buyers need to know about. Notably, Skylake-X...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Sony and IBM team up to create 330 TB tapes
— 3:30 PM on August 3, 2017

The oldest gerbils probably think about magnetic tape in the context of data storage for Commodore VIC-20s and the like. The youngest gerbils probably...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Toshiba BG3 SSDs fit 512 GB in 3.2 cm²
— 12:30 PM on August 3, 2017

That Toshiba XG5 is a pretty nice SSD, eh? Toshiba's storage division has been knocking it out of the park lately. That group...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Rumor: Coffee Lake packs six cores in 95W but needs a new mobo
— 9:13 AM on August 3, 2017

Thanks to the rumored info offered by some purported leaks, it looks like Intel's product stack might get even more complicated. A user over on...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Stick four graphics cards in ASRock's X399 motherboards
— 11:30 AM on August 2, 2017

There's a fairly convincing argument to be made that AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are best suited for workstations rather than gaming rigs. AMD and Nvidia...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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In the lab: Intel's Core i7-7820X CPU
— 5:24 PM on August 1, 2017

Intel's range-topping Core i9-7900X may be making the most noise on the X299 platform right now, but we imagine more builders are interested in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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