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Intel's Core i5-8250U CPU reviewed
— 9:23 AM on November 22, 2017

Intel's Core i5-8250U CPU puts two more cores and four more threads in the same ultrabook-friendly 15W TDP that's been the domain of dual-core parts...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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AMD's Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U APUs revealed
— 8:00 AM on October 26, 2017

AMD's Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U mark the arrival of AMD's first APUs with Zen CPU cores and Vega graphics processors on board....

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Corsair's Glaive RGB gaming mouse reviewed
— 11:15 AM on October 2, 2017

Corsair's Glaive RGB breaks with Corsair's angular-and-aggressive mouse-shape tradition by adopting a pleasantly rounded chassis that has the potential to be a crowd-pleaser. We took...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Gigabyte's Aero 15 gaming laptop reviewed
— 10:30 AM on September 11, 2017

Gigabyte's Aero 15 notebook brings together one of Intel's most powerful mobile CPUs and Nvidia's GTX 1060 6GB graphics chip in a chassis that's well...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Corsair's K68 water-resistant gaming keyboard reviewed
— 1:24 PM on August 24, 2017

Corsair's K68 keyboard blends the company's usual recipe of Cherry MX switches and discrete media controls with an unusual new feature: a water-resistant membrane under...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Aorus' X5 v7 gaming laptop reviewed
— 2:30 PM on August 23, 2017

Gigabyte's Aorus X5 v7 notebook puts a GTX 1070 and a high-resolution G-Sync display in a relatively thin-and-light package. We thoroughly tested it to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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SteelSeries' Rival 310 and Sensei 310 gaming mice reviewed
— 1:16 PM on August 22, 2017

SteelSeries' Rival 310 and Sensei 310 are the company's first mice with its TrueMove3 sensor, which promises a wider range of one-to-one tracking than any...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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The Tech Report's summer 2017 mobile staff picks
— 2:08 PM on August 16, 2017

It's time for another edition of The Tech Report's mobile staff picks, where we comb the worlds of tablets, laptops, and phones to separate the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Mobile computing Gaming

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Next-gen Qualcomm Spectra ISPs bring more depth to mobile devices
— 6:00 AM on August 15, 2017

Qualcomm's next-gen Spectra image signal processors bring extensive depth-sensing capabilities to the company's mobile processing platforms. We explore how these capabilities could shape the next...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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SteelSeries' Rival 500 gaming mouse reviewed
— 1:00 PM on August 1, 2017

SteelSeries' Rival 700 intrigued us with its force-feedback feature, but that promising buzz was dulled by some gimmicks and a high price. SteelSeries is back...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Building a PC remote starter from scratch
— 4:43 PM on July 6, 2017

Commercially-available remote power switches make turning a PC on and off from a distance a simple task, but our resident microcontroller enthusiast thought of a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Power Miscellaneous

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Corsair's Hydro GFX GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card reviewed
— 5:00 AM on June 29, 2017

Corsair's Hydro GFX GTX 1080 Ti gives builders a turn-key crack at the world of extreme graphics cooling by putting a 120-mm closed-loop liquid unit...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Computex 2017: Corsair goes high-concept
— 11:30 AM on June 8, 2017

In the finest auto-show spirit, Corsair filled its Computex booth with exotic visions of future hardware, as well as some road-ready improvements to its popular...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases Cooling Input devices Gaming

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Computex 2017: Gigabyte's latest and greatest gear
— 10:00 AM on June 5, 2017

Gigabyte's Computex booth was filled to the brim with X299 motherboards, new laptops, gaming peripherals, and more. We documented all of these new goodies for...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Cases Input devices Mobile computing

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G.Skill's Ripjaws KM570 RGB gaming keyboard reviewed
— 3:40 PM on May 24, 2017

G.Skill's KM570 puts an everything-you-need, nothing-you-don't board in the company's gaming-keyboard quiver. We tried out this distilled gaming board to see whether it has what...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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The Tech Report System Guide: May 2017 edition
— 3:31 PM on May 9, 2017

AMD's Ryzen 5 CPUs are shaking up the midrange CPU market, and we're here to help builders navigate this unfamiliar terrain. We also account for...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Cooling Storage Systems

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Corsair's K95 RGB Platinum gaming keyboard reviewed
— 8:03 AM on April 25, 2017

Corsair's K95 Platinum recasts the company's most macro-friendly keyboard with fancier lighting, new media controls, and a handy new profile-switching key, among other improvements. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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HyperX's Pulsefire gaming mouse reviewed
— 2:00 PM on April 24, 2017

HyperX is making a foray into yet-unexplored gaming peripheral territory today with its Pulsefire gaming mouse, a simple and software-free rodent. We put this mouse...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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