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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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Acer shows off a Predator display and peripherals at IFA 2017
— 1:30 PM on August 30, 2017

Acer had all kinds of goodies on display at IFA 2017 this week. For now, we're going to focus on the company's high-end peripherals...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Displays Input devices Gaming

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Asus ROG gears up at IFA with a 144-Hz laptop and a FreeSync ultrawide
— 12:30 PM on August 30, 2017

The IFA trade show is proving an especially exciting time for gamers this year. Asus is stepping up to the plate in Berlin with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Gaming

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Alienware AW3418DW and AW3418HW are big on G-Sync
— 11:30 AM on August 30, 2017

Alienware has been making quite a name for itself lately. Dell's gaming sub-brand has a penchant for designing hardware with modern, aggressive styling that's usually...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Crucial BX300 SSDs are ready for an upgrade party
— 10:30 AM on August 29, 2017

Enthusiasts have known for some time that the best way to improve a PC's snappiness is to move the operating system and programs over from...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Dell's Visor VR118 is just what Soldier 76 ordered
— 4:30 PM on August 28, 2017

If you looked carefully at the four headsets shown in the Windows Mixed Reality piece this morning, you might have noticed a tiny Dell...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Samsung CH89, CH80, and SH85 displays are ready for desk jobs
— 3:00 PM on August 28, 2017

After the release of the Note 8 handset, Samsung is turning its attention to PC hardware. At IFA 2017, the Korean conglomerate presented

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Steam content is coming to Windows Mixed Reality headsets
— 9:09 AM on August 28, 2017

Microsoft has been pushing the idea of mixed reality since it first demoed its Hololens headset back in 2015. The company made some noise...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices Gaming

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Thursday deals: a 4K display, a fantastic case, and fast storage
— 11:26 AM on August 24, 2017

Welcome back for another mid-week mini-deals post, gerbils. We've procured solid prices on a few precious products, and we present them for your perusal. A...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays

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Tuesday deals: a pair of monitors and a mini desktop gaming PC
— 2:05 PM on August 22, 2017

Today is Tuesday, and we're doing a deals post. Yesterday's eclipse did not skip us forward to Friday—we're just trying something different. We'll have smaller...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Gaming

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HTC Vive price permanently drops to $599
— 1:00 PM on August 21, 2017

Back when the Oculus Rift first hit Kickstarter, its promise of next-generation, high-quality VR for just $399 was enchanting. Of course, reality intervened and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Deals of the week: mobos, CPUs, displays, and more
— 11:22 AM on August 18, 2017

Greetings folks! We're putting the finishing touches on our lengthy (read: enormous) review of AMD's Threadripper CPUs. While that particular cake is about to come...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Displays Memory

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Alphacool HDX5 keeps a pair of M.2 SSDs cool
— 10:00 AM on August 18, 2017

It's been a long time since I've run out of SATA ports on a new build, but it still happens in home servers and NAS...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage

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Color is key in Viewsonic's VP2785-4K display
— 11:00 AM on August 17, 2017

I'm a gamer. So when I look at a monitor, the first things I look at are the refresh rate and response time. For some...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Deal of the day: a 144-Hz IPS FreeSync monitor for $400
— 3:51 PM on August 16, 2017

If you're one of the lucky few who have managed to get their hands on a Radeon RX Vega graphics card, you should absolutely...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays Gaming

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Go pro with the Asus ROG Strix XG27VQ gaming monitor
— 1:30 PM on August 16, 2017

Anyone who knows me knows that I'm all about fast cars and Alizée. Wait, that's Dr. Dre. I am actually a connoisseur...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Adata's XPG SX9000 NVMe SSD is its fastest yet
— 1:00 PM on August 15, 2017

Among Adata's M.2 offerings that we saw at Computex, the most striking was surely the XPG SX9000. Besides the flashy red PCB and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung's Portable SSD T5 reviewed
— 9:00 AM on August 15, 2017

Samsung has refreshed its portable SSD lineup with 64-layer V-NAND and an aluminum unibody. We take the new T5 external for a spin to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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