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Gigabyte 100-series mobos to feature Intel USB 3.1 controller
— 2:22 PM on June 3, 2015

Many of today's motherboards with USB 3.1 ports rely on controllers from companies like ASMedia to deliver that extra-speedy connectivity, but that may soon change...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Miracle diet shrinks Skylake mobo to a size Mini-ITX
— 1:46 PM on June 3, 2015

Intel hasn't lifted the curtain on the its next-gen Skylake processors, but motherboards designed for them are popping up at Computex this week. ASRock's pint-sized...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ASRock makes something worth plugging into SATA Express
— 11:04 AM on June 3, 2015

I feel a little bit sorry for SATA Express. The next-gen storage interface garnered some attention last year when it appeared on droves of 9-series...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Logitech makes a mini-Master with the MX Anywhere 2
— 10:50 AM on June 3, 2015

Logitech has taken a shrink ray to its MX Master mouse, and the result is the new MX Anywhere 2. This bite-sized rodent...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Micron gives its 16-nm NAND a little TLC
— 10:07 AM on June 3, 2015

Memory giant Micron started sampling its first 16-nm NAND nearly two years ago. Those chips have a two-bit MLC configuration, and they've now been...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD's Carrizo brings power savings to mainstream laptops
— 8:25 PM on June 2, 2015

The Carrizo processor is AMD's follow-on to Kaveri and a direct competitor to Intel's Broadwell CPUs. After a lengthy prelude, AMD is officially taking the...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Watch this astonishing thermal footage of Cryorig's hybrid CPU cooler
— 4:36 PM on June 2, 2015

Water coolers typically don't generate any airflow around the CPU socket, leaving the VRMs and memory to rely on ambient airflow within the chassis. Cryorig's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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The TR Podcast 176: Project Cars, cable to the Maxx & the Tao of Chi
— 2:50 PM on June 2, 2015

Introducing the disastrously overdue audio version of episode 176 of the Tech Report Podcast. This week, we talked about Project Cars and hard-core racing sims...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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MSI's Godlike X99 motherboard brings RGB LEDs to mortals
— 2:01 PM on June 2, 2015

MSI introduced its top-of-the-line X99A Godlike Gaming motherboard at Computex today. The most eye-catching feature is the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Systems Gaming

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Thunderbolt 3 pushes 40Gbps through USB Type-C port
— 1:16 PM on June 2, 2015

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Intel's next-gen Thunderbolt interface has adopted the reversible Type-C connector familiar from the latest USB spec. The new hotness...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Killer slays wires with its Wireless-AC 1535 NIC
— 11:00 AM on June 2, 2015

Killer Networking is taking to the airwaves. Its new wireless adapter, the Killer Wireless-AC 1535, brings the company's suite of gaming-focused features to those...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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Nanotube-infused NRAM promises DRAM speeds with unlimited endurance
— 6:00 AM on June 2, 2015

Since 2001, a company called Nantero has been working on making non-volatile storage with carbon nanotubes. The...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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16.7 billion reasons Altera sold out to Intel
— 3:14 PM on June 1, 2015

Rumors have been swirling around this one for a while, but it just became official: Intel is buying FPGA maker Altera for $16.7 billion.  The official...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech Servers

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Be careful not to lose SanDisk's tiny 128GB flash drive
— 12:59 PM on June 1, 2015

SanDisk seems to be making a point of cramming enormous amounts of storage into impressively tiny form factors. We saw a 200GB microSD card...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Cherry Trail SoC anchors new Transformer convertible
— 8:22 AM on June 1, 2015

Asus' Transformer Book T100 earned a TR Recommended award when it was first introduced, and its successor broke cover at Computex today. The T100HA...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Lapdog brings keyboard and mouse to the couch
— 6:30 AM on June 1, 2015

Of all the lap-friendly keyboard setups I've seen, Corsair's Lapdog looks like the most promising solution for gaming on the couch. It combines a keyboard...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Corsair intros Strafe keyboard with Cherry MX switches
— 6:30 AM on June 1, 2015

Corsair has added a new member to its keyboard family called the Strafe. This full-size unit is equipped with linear Cherry MX red switches and...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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ZenPad S tablet boasts 4:3 screen, Type-C USB
— 1:00 AM on June 1, 2015

Asus appears to have its sights set on the iPad Mini. At Computex today, the firm unveiled the ZenPad S Z580CA, an 8" Android slate...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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