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Samsung's new eMMC drives promise faster mobile storage
— 6:00 AM on February 18, 2015

Samsung's has developed a new line of eMMC solutions that promises to accelerate the storage performance of next-gen mobile devices. The fingernail-sized memory cards...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Infected hard drive firmware could be spying on you
— 11:02 AM on February 17, 2015

The latest threat report from Kaspersky suggests hard drives may have been spying on us for more than a decade. Infiltrating storage devices is just...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: the 850 EVO 1TB for $400, half off Far Cry 4, and more
— 10:43 AM on February 13, 2015

Last week's deals post was entirely devoid of SSDs—but this week's isn't. Samsung's 850 EVO 1TB is on sale at Newegg for only $399.99 without...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Memory Gaming

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There's a new Steam sale on with 40 games on offer
— 4:24 PM on February 10, 2015

So yeah, Valve is running Steam sales for pretty much every occasion now. This week, we're being treated to one in apparent celebration of this...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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GeForce 347.52 WHQL drivers are primed for Evolve
— 9:09 AM on February 10, 2015

Nvidia has gotten into the habit of timing GeForce driver releases with major game launches, and today's is no different. The GeForce 347.52 WHQL drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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So this is what Gordon Freeman's been up to
— 3:22 PM on February 9, 2015

It's now been over seven years since Valve released Half-Life 2: Episode Two. What's Gordon Freeman been up to in the meantime? This fan video...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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First DirectX 12 benchmarks show performance, CPU scaling benefits
— 3:31 PM on February 6, 2015

The first DirectX 12 benchmarks are in, and they bode well for the new API. With a little help from Microsoft and Oxide Games—not to mention...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Deal of the week: A mini Win8.1 tablet for $75, and more
— 11:15 AM on February 6, 2015

This week's deals post is all over the place, so let's get straight to the bulleted list: HP's Stream 7 Win8.1 tablet is on sale at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Valve presenting next-gen OpenGL API at Game Developers Conference
— 4:03 PM on February 4, 2015

Ronald already caught this in today's shortbread, but it bears more attention. Valve is presenting a session on the next generation of OpenGL...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Fingernail-sized Samsung device combines 3GB of RAM, 32GB of flash
— 10:09 AM on February 4, 2015

Samsung has developed a fingernail-sized device with enough memory and storage for high-end smartphones. This ePoP, or embedded package on package, combines 3GB of LPDDR3-1866...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Backblaze releases raw data behind HDD reliability reports
— 9:01 AM on February 4, 2015

For more than a year, online backup provider Backblaze has been releasing reliability stats on the tens of thousands of mechanical hard...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Battlefield Hardline system requirements call for 60GB of storage
— 10:06 AM on February 3, 2015

The Battlefield Hardline open beta kicked off today. To celebrate the occasion, EA has released the system requirements for the cops 'n robbers...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Skylake chipsets getting massive PCIe upgrade
— 12:04 PM on February 2, 2015

For years, the PCI Express connectivity in Intel's core-logic chipsets has been limited to Gen2 speeds. Now, a new leak suggests the next generation is...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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Deal of the week: A Radeon R9 290X for $233
— 10:59 AM on January 30, 2015

Big-screen TVs seem to be the deal du jour ahead of Superbowl Sunday, but there are some nice bargains on PC hardware, too. Here's what...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage

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AMD's new Fixer video is even crazier than the last
— 10:50 AM on January 30, 2015

The first installment of AMD's The Fixer video series was like a marketing executive's fever dream—and AMD didn't stop there. 18 months later, the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Battlefield Hardline open beta scheduled for February 3
— 6:00 AM on January 30, 2015

Clear your schedules, folks. According to EA, the Battlefield Hardline open multiplayer beta is set to kick off on February 3. The beta will available...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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You've goat to check out Silicon Power's new thumb drive
— 12:25 PM on January 29, 2015

Do boring-looking storage devices get your goat? Then it behooves you to check out Silicon Power's new Unique 550, which is themed after the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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We discuss the GeForce GTX 970 memory controversy
— 11:28 AM on January 29, 2015

Wonder what the deal is with the GeForce GTX 970's memory configuration and the new details Nvidia revealed this past weekend? Here's our take...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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