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Build log: we put together a potent VR-ready PC
— 6:13 PM on August 30, 2016

The arrival of Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets is as good an occasion as any to build a brand-new PC, so we tapped...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs revealed
— 8:01 AM on August 30, 2016

Intel is raising the curtain on its seventh-generation Core CPUs, code-named Kaby Lake, today. We take a look at the first fruits of Intel's new...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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AMD gives us our first real moment of Zen
— 8:00 AM on August 18, 2016

At a special event yesterday evening, AMD gave us our first peek under the hood of the Zen CPU architecture and gave a gutsy performance...

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AMD's Radeon RX 460 graphics card reviewed
— 2:49 PM on August 11, 2016

AMD's Radeon RX 460 graphics card is its first to use the tiny Polaris 11 GPU, which promises a major boost in performance-per-watt for its...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Asus' X99-A II motherboard reviewed
— 11:42 AM on August 9, 2016

Asus' X99-A was one of our favorite X99 motherboards when it first hit the market. With the advent of Broadwell-E, Asus refreshed this winning formula...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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AMD's Radeon RX 470 graphics card reviewed
— 9:14 AM on August 4, 2016

AMD's Radeon RX 470 graphics card uses a slightly cut-down Polaris GPU to deliver a big jump in performance at the $180-and-up price point. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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The Tech Report System Guide: August 2016 edition
— 5:14 PM on August 1, 2016

In this edition of The Tech Report System Guide, we account for the choices that AMD's Radeon RX 480 and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 afford...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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be quiet!'s Silent Base 800 case reviewed
— 2:57 PM on July 29, 2016

be quiet!'s Silent Base 800 full tower case features extensive silencing features throughout for quiet operation. We tested this case to see whether be quiet!'s...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases

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AMD reveals the full specs of the Radeon RX 460 and RX 470
— 11:19 PM on July 28, 2016

AMD's Radeon RX 460 and RX 470 are the next salvos in its battle to regain a foothold in the sub-$300 graphics market. We examine...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Gigabyte's GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming graphics card reviewed
— 3:40 PM on July 28, 2016

Gigabyte's GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming is the first custom-cooled version of Nvidia's biggest, baddest graphics card we've tested. We find out whether it does...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Samsung's Portable SSD T3 reviewed
— 3:57 PM on July 22, 2016

Not all new SSDs go inside your computer. We take a quick look at Samsung's latest V-NAND-powered external drive, the Portable SSD T3, to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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We threw a Minecraft party to test Samsung's Gear VR headset
— 1:06 PM on July 22, 2016

To see how mobile VR plays in the real world, we gave a dozen kids a a Samsung Galaxy S6, a Gear VR headset, a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card reviewed
— 2:52 PM on July 21, 2016

Nvidia's second Pascal graphics card, the GeForce GTX 1070, aims to set a new bar for graphics performance in the $379-and-up price range. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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A quick look at Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card
— 8:20 AM on July 19, 2016

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card is taking the fight to AMD's Radeon RX 480 at $249 and up. We take a quick look at...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Radeon RX 480 performance revisited with AMD's 16.7.1 driver
— 11:59 AM on July 15, 2016

AMD's Radeon RX 480 turned in great performance in our original review, but some sites discovered that the card drew a potentially troublesome amount of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Asus' RT-AC88U router & RP-AC68U repeater reviewed
— 2:01 PM on July 7, 2016

Asus sent us some of its best wireless networking gear to help us boost internet coverage at the annual TR BBQ. Join us as we...

Type: Feature article Tags: Networking

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The Tech Report's summer 2016 mobile staff picks
— 2:35 PM on July 6, 2016

The Tech Report staff has scoured the Internet and drawn on our experience with the latest tablets, laptops, and phones to compile a list of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing

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AMD's Radeon RX 480 graphics card reviewed
— 8:00 AM on June 29, 2016

AMD's Radeon RX 480 graphics card is its first to use the Polaris 10 GPU, built on 14-nm FinFET process technology. We dive in with...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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