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The TR Hardware Survey 2014: What's inside your main desktop PC?
— 3:26 PM on September 15, 2014

If you've been on TR for long enough, you probably remember our hardware surveys. Our first one went up way back in 2008, and...

Poll Questions: • Processor series • If you have an Intel Core processor, is it a • Number of processor cores • Graphics card(s) • Number of graphics cards • Price of each (or only) graphics card at time of purchase • What's overclocked? • Motherboard manufacturer • System memory capacity • Solid-state drive capacity • Mechanical storage capacity (total) • Do you have an optical drive? • Do you have a sound card? • Do you have any expansion cards beside a graphics card and sound card? • PSU wattage • System form factor • Type of CPU cooler • Number of displays • Resolution of largest display • Panel type of largest display • Mouse type • Type of keyboard • Primary operating system • Home network Wi-Fi speed • Internet connection speed (down) • Internet connection speed (up)

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Microsoft officially announces $2.5B Minecraft buyout
— 9:09 AM on September 15, 2014

Wow, the rumors were right. Earlier this morning, Microsoft announced that it's agreed to acquire Mojang,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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What's your biggest PC bottleneck?
— 9:52 AM on September 12, 2014

Modern PCs are incredibly powerful. They have multi-core CPUs, massively parallel graphics processors, gobs of memory, and...

Poll Question: • What's your biggest PC bottleneck?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Memory

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Grand Theft Auto V's PC release pushed to 2015
— 9:07 AM on September 12, 2014

A couple months ago, Rockstar announced that a spruced-up version of Grand Theft Auto V would hit the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Asus' dual-Xeon workstation board exudes glorious excess
— 6:00 AM on September 11, 2014

Xeons based on Intel's new Haswell-EP silicon debuted earlier this week. They have up to 18 cores apiece, and a pair of 'em can...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Workstations

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Bloomberg: Microsoft in talks to buy Minecraft studio for $2B
— 9:16 AM on September 10, 2014

Microsoft is on the verge of making a monster $2-billion bid for Minecraft studio Mojang AB, according to a report by Bloomberg. The news...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Batman: Arkham Knight not coming until June 2015
— 9:15 AM on September 9, 2014

When Rocksteady Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive delayed Batman: Arkham Knight until 2015, I kind of hoped they meant early 2015. Like, really early...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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PC gaming deals abound in Humble, GoG sales
— 10:43 PM on September 8, 2014

Seems like no more than a month or two passes without another PC game sale making headlines....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Intel's Xeon E5-2687W v3 processor reviewed
— 3:51 PM on September 8, 2014

If you thought Haswell-E was something, wait til you get a load of the EP variant. This server-grade monster has up to 18 cores...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Friday night topic: The Fontening is upon us!
— 6:04 PM on September 5, 2014

It's possible you may have noticed that things look at little bit... not the same around here right now compared to earlier today and, you...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Oculus hoping to charge $200-400 for retail VR kit
— 4:46 PM on September 4, 2014

Development versions of Oculus Rift have been out for a while, but the first consumer version of the kit is still in the works. How...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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CoD: Advanced Warfare looks refreshingly old-school
— 6:00 AM on September 4, 2014

Multiplayer shooters seem to be returning to the genre's roots, and that's apparently true even of the next Call of Duty game. Activision and Sledgehammer...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Nvidia to host 24-hour PC gaming event on September 18
— 1:42 PM on September 2, 2014

Gaming events aren't unusual for GPU makers. Nvidia used to organize its GeForce LAN every year, and AMD now does its Radeon ExtravaLANza along similar...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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AMD: Only certain new Radeons will work with FreeSync displays
— 9:51 AM on September 2, 2014

There's one specific bit of news in my Radeon R9 285 review that's worthy of calling out in more detail. During a briefing on...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Corsair's new DDR4 modules are rated for 3300 MT/s
— 12:56 PM on August 29, 2014

We recently tested Intel's new Haswell-E processor with DDR4 memory clocked as high as 2800MHz. Turns out even that speed is old hat—or just...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Steam's in-home streaming accelerated by GeForce GPUs
— 9:23 AM on August 29, 2014

Steam's in-home streaming feature has been in open beta since May. The scheme streams PC games from one machine to another on a local...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software Networking

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Amazon sale discounts hundreds of downloadable PC games
— 9:14 AM on August 28, 2014

We're a little ways off from the next big Steam sale, but worry not. Amazon has discounted a boatload of downloadable PC titles as part...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Samsung's DDR4 modules for servers have quadruple-stacked memory dies
— 6:00 AM on August 28, 2014

DDR4 memory is starting to trickle out, and Samsung's latest modules are particularly notable. The server-oriented RDIMMs are populated with 3D memory packages that stack...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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