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The Tech Report System Guide: September 2017 edition
— 5:37 PM on September 20, 2017

Ryzen 3, Ryzen Threadripper, new Core i7 and Core i9 CPUs, and a tectonic shift in graphics card pricing have made for a tumultuous couple...

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

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Tuesday deals: graphics cards, a mobo, storage, and a big TV
— 10:36 AM on September 19, 2017

Every five years or so, I buy my parents a new TV. It makes for a nice gift, and that's about the right pace to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage Displays

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EVGA Epower V breaks the shackles of stock GPU power delivery
— 9:26 AM on September 19, 2017

EVGA and its competitors make some fantastic high-end graphics cards with power delivery sections that are both beautiful to behold and incredibly...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power

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In the lab: Gigabyte's Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box external graphics card
— 9:32 AM on September 18, 2017

External graphics cards (or eGPUs) are one of the hotter developments in PC gaming this year. Gigabyte is getting in on the game with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Zotac Zbox EK- and ER-series mini-PCs fit full-size graphics cards
— 9:13 AM on September 14, 2017

Zotac has developed a fanbase around its tiny PCs and compact versions of typically-long graphics cards. The company's latest Zbox Magnus EK...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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HP Z8, Z6, and Z4 workstations put Xeon Scalable CPUs to work
— 3:15 PM on September 13, 2017

The trade shows never end. HP is in Amsterdam gearing up for the 2017 International Broadcasting Convention. The show doesn't actually start until tomorrow,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Workstations

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Radeon honcho Raja Koduri takes leave of absence
— 10:50 AM on September 13, 2017

Raja Koduri, the senior vice president and chief architect of AMD's Radeon Technologies Group, is taking an extended leave of absence from the company.

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Toshiba negotiates sale of its NAND arm to Bain Capital-led group
— 9:03 AM on September 13, 2017

Toshiba has announced that it's entering negotiations with a bidding group led by American investment capital company Bain Capital to purchase its silicon manufacturing...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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Tuesday deals: motherboards, a nice laptop, and an Xbox One S
— 11:00 AM on September 12, 2017

Are you boredly browsing the web at work? Do you feel fatigued from all of the tasks you've yet to tackle? I know what you...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Lenovo ThinkStation P920 and P720 unleash Xeon power
— 9:35 AM on September 12, 2017

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper brought up to 16 cores and 32 threads to the PC party. Intel's Skylake-X Core X CPUs have up to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Workstations

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Samsung touts EUV advances and a new process for midrange SoCs
— 9:10 AM on September 11, 2017

There aren't that many companies making chips to begin with these days, and you can count the number of firms on the forefront of semiconductor...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday deal: full-coverage Threadripper AIOs and a mobo for $65 off
— 3:01 PM on September 8, 2017

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper processors come with a handy adapter ring for common Asetek liquid coolers, but early testing of dedicated heatsinks for those...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling Miscellaneous

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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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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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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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