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Acer Predator 17 X notebook and G1 desktop join the hunt
— 2:35 PM on April 21, 2016

Acer has been betting heavily on its Predator lineup of gaming-oriented hardware lately. Today marks a new offensive for the black-and-red monsters. Let's first...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Acer Switch Alpha 12 passively cools Skylake Core i CPUs
— 12:58 PM on April 21, 2016

At its next@Acer event today, Acer revealed a number of interesting new products, including its Switch Alpha 12. The Switch branding for Aspire convertibles isn't new, but the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Tiny Zotac GeForce GT 710 slips into PCIe x1 slots
— 12:25 PM on April 21, 2016

We spend a lot of time talking about the biggest and best graphics cards that hardware vendors have to offer, but sometimes it's good to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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April showers Surface Book and Surface Pros with updates
— 10:12 AM on April 20, 2016

Microsoft released a range of updates for the Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Book this morning. The Surface Pro 4 and the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Nvidia pulls out the silicon chainsaw to make the Quadro M2000
— 6:56 AM on April 20, 2016

Nvidia has pulled out the world's smallest chainsaw again. Last time we heard of this mythical tool, Nvidia split the GM204 inside the GeForce...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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Razer deploys its Turret living-room lapboard
— 1:00 PM on April 19, 2016

PC gaming in the living room has always been subject to compromises, and Valve's Steam Controller is just the most recent example. Those compromises...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Nvidia's GTX 1080 cooler may have leaked on Chinese social media
— 11:59 AM on April 19, 2016

Things are already a little smoky in the TR newsroom lately with the volume of next-gen graphics card rumors floating around, but we might have...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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World of Warcraft's Legion invasion arrives August 30
— 10:24 AM on April 19, 2016

Blizzard's iconic antihero Illidan returns to Azeroth this summer.  The demon armies of the Burning Legion will invade on August 30, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Updated MacBooks make Skylake Core M pretty in pink
— 9:36 AM on April 19, 2016

It's been a little over a year since Apple introduced the ultra-thin MacBook, so that means it's about time for a refresh. For its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Huawei VR goggles turn compatible smartphones into VR portals
— 5:30 PM on April 18, 2016

Huawei is bringing its latest flagship smartphones on par with Samsung's in an important respect. At the Shanghai launch of its P9 smartphone Friday,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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HP refreshes Z1 all-in-one workstation PCs
— 4:44 PM on April 18, 2016

Tower workstations are very nice, but sometimes what one needs is a powerful piece of machinery that takes up less space. Enter HP's Z1...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Workstations

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Rumor: Nvidia kills some Maxwell chips ahead of June Pascal launch
— 10:46 AM on April 18, 2016

Many were disappointed by the lack of a consumer Pascal graphics card announcement at Nvidia's GTC a couple weeks ago, but new rumors from the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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New firmware for Fury X and Nano cards could speed up boot times
— 10:14 AM on April 18, 2016

Owners of top-end Radeons looking for the fastest possible boot times may have been stymied by those cards' firmware. Although the majority of modern motherboards...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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G.Skill's Ripjaws MX780 RGB gaming mouse reviewed
— 8:03 AM on April 18, 2016

G.Skill may be best known among TR readers for its RAM, but the company is branching into gaming peripherals, as well. We test-drove G.Skill's Ripjaws...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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AMD slaps 32GB of RAM on its FirePro W9100 graphics card
— 11:17 AM on April 15, 2016

While things are still quiet on the consumer graphics card front, a small battle is being waged in the professional graphics arena. Nvidia recently refreshed the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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In the lab: HTC's Vive VR headset
— 5:23 PM on April 14, 2016

Just a few short days after Oculus' Rift hit our labs, HTC's Vive VR headset is also in our hands now. Yours truly is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Asus puts software in control of three new gaming monitors
— 10:50 AM on April 14, 2016

Three new gaming monitors—the MG28UQ, MG24UQ, and MG248Q—are joining the extended family of Asus gaming displays. These new displays have familiar specifications along with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Updated: Oculus significantly delays many Rift pre-orders
— 10:52 AM on April 12, 2016

It seems like the TR staff may have been lucky to get our Oculus Rift when we did. Today is the day that Oculus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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