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Equifax exposes personal info of 143 million Americans
— 1:19 PM on September 8, 2017

USA credit-reporting bureau Equifax has been hacked. The breach allowed hackers to access the personal information of "approximately 143 million" Americans, or about 44%...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Radeon 17.9.1 driver kills bugs dead
— 10:30 AM on September 8, 2017

As we close the curtains on the first week of September, AMD delivers the month's first Radeon driver update. Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Lenovo ThinkPad A275 and A475 take AMD Pro APUs on the road
— 4:30 PM on September 7, 2017

We wrote a week ago about some high-profile design wins for AMD's Pro business-focused processors, including new Lenovo ThinkPads based on the AMD Pro...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: FreeSync displays, a Ryzen CPU, and a controller
— 11:51 AM on September 7, 2017

It's Thursday deal time at The Tech Report again, and we've got a bumper crop for you on this day. We've got a pair of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Displays Input devices

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Intel discontinues the Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K
— 3:03 PM on September 6, 2017

If for whatever reason you need a few thousand Skylake CPUs, you better get your order in soon. Intel just issued a Product Change...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD Bristol Ridge APUs are now available in stores
— 1:30 PM on September 6, 2017

AMD's Bristol Ridge AM4 APUs have been out in the wild for almost a year now. The chips were sold to AMD's manufacturing partners...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Der8auer delids a Core i9-7920X
— 3:30 PM on September 5, 2017

Champion overclocker Der8auer is up to his usual shenanigans. Over on Facebook, he's posted up a racy topless image of what he says is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Tuesday deals: external storage, speedy Wi-Fi, and a cheap PSU
— 11:19 AM on September 5, 2017

My buddies give me no end of grief about the fact that I love to shop. I don't get to do it as much as...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Miscellaneous Networking

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Gigabyte makes what could be the smallest GTX 1080 yet
— 4:36 PM on September 1, 2017

Nvidia's board partners have been jockeying to see who can make the smallest GeForce GTX 1080 for some time now, and Gigabyte is apparently...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Lenovo, HP, and Dell embrace AMD Ryzen Pro CPUs
— 3:00 PM on August 31, 2017

We wrote about AMD's Pro versions of the its Ryzen desktop processors just over a month ago. The business-focused versions of Ryzen have now...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mobile computing

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Report: Apple joins Bain Capital's bid for Toshiba's NAND business
— 11:30 AM on August 31, 2017

Reuters reports that Apple has joined a consortium of investors bidding to purchase Toshiba's NAND flash chip manufacturing business before the Japanese company's self-imposed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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AMD offers to settle Llano litigation for $29.5 million
— 9:10 AM on August 31, 2017

Back in 2011, AMD launched the Llano series of APUs. These chips combined CPU cores derived from the Phenom II line with an IGP based...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Ryzen Threadripper 1900X hits the streets today for $549
— 8:00 AM on August 31, 2017

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 1950X and Ryzen Threadripper 1920X have been hogging the high-end desktop spotlight of late, but this morning, the Threadripper 1900X takes...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Tuesday deals: liquid cooling, portable computing, and a camera
— 1:16 PM on August 29, 2017

Time was, you only saw good deals on the weekends. Companies would hit you with the low prices when you had your fresh paycheck burning...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Intel Xeon W CPUs take Skylake Server to workstations
— 12:20 PM on August 29, 2017

Intel's Skylake-X CPUs put some of the best elements of the company's Xeon CPUs on the enthusiast desktop, but those chips miss out on...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Dell slaps eighth-gen Core CPUs in its XPS 13 and Inspiron laptops
— 1:30 PM on August 28, 2017

Dell hit the show floor at IFA in Berlin with a flurry of portable machines packing Intel's just-announced eighth-generation Core processors. The PC maker...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mobile computing

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Radeon RX Vega 56 availability check: just barely
— 10:39 AM on August 28, 2017

AMD's Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics card, the lowest-priced and most attractive member of the Radeon RX Vega triumvirate, goes on sale today. The...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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AMD ships revised Ryzen CPUs with a compile bug fix
— 4:30 PM on August 25, 2017

A little while ago, the Linux-headed sleuths over at Phoronix came across an obscure bug in Ryzen CPUs that triggered segmentation faults ("segfaults," which...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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