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Marvell takes Cavium under its wing for $6 billion
— 4:18 PM on November 20, 2017

The big acquisition deal in progress in the semiconductor space might be Broadcom's rejected bid to take over Qualcomm, but a pair of less-prominent...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a monitor two-pack, a GTX 1080 Ti, storage, and more
— 10:30 AM on November 16, 2017

Man, those colors are just so pretty. Oh, I'm sorry, was stuck in a reverie gazing at the vivid shades of Corsair's ML120 Pro...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Displays

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Corsair's ML120 Pro RGB fans reviewed
— 8:57 AM on November 16, 2017

Corsair's ML120 Pro RGB fans pair an innovative magnetic-levitation bearing with RGB LED lighting for a fan that's both functional and flashy. We put a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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MSI's Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon AC motherboard reviewed
— 5:12 PM on November 14, 2017

MSI's Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon AC offers fresh looks and plenty of RGB LEDs to go with Intel's latest CPUs. We poked and prodded...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Tuesday deals: a primo Gigabyte B350 Ryzen board for $70 and more
— 11:41 AM on November 14, 2017

Sneeze, sniff, rinse, repeat. That's been my day so far, folks. The temperatures around here had a sudden whiplash from "almost summer" about three weeks...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power Displays

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Qualcomm board unanimously rejects Broadcom's $130 billion bid
— 9:00 AM on November 13, 2017

Qualcomm announced this morning that it's officially rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited $130 billion takeover offer. Qualcomm's board of directors unanimously voted to turn down...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Thermaltake X Comfort Air chair tries to keep backsides cooler
— 4:58 PM on November 10, 2017

What kind of chair are you using, gerbils? I'm still sitting in an ancient steel-framed office chair that pre-dates DirectX. A lot of companies are...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Asus WS-X299 Sage can take an entire deck of PCIe cards
— 12:00 PM on November 10, 2017

Do you recall about two weeks ago when we informed you of the then-upcoming Asus WS-X299 Pro mobo? As it turns out, that motherboard...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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EKWB CoolStream Slim line grows with 420- and 560-mm radiators
— 12:45 PM on November 9, 2017

Radiators measuring 360 mm in length are considered large in a scene seemingly swimming in 120- and 240-mm AIO coolers. We really take notice when...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Jonsbo CR-601 is a sleek tower cooler with an RGB LED show
— 4:00 PM on November 6, 2017

Jonsbo's CR-601 RGB CPU cooler might be just the ticket for air-cooling die-hards looking for the sleek appearance and illuminated flair offered by the...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Broadcom proposes to take over Qualcomm for $130 billion
— 7:45 AM on November 6, 2017

Broadcom issued an unsolicited proposal this morning to acquire mobile technology giant Qualcomm for $70 per share in a monster cash-and-stock deal that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Networking Personal tech

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1080 Ti, a nice Z370 board, and more
— 10:15 AM on November 2, 2017

Howdy, gerbils! The TR HQ is abuzz with the fans of multiple graphics cards as Jeff furiously works on finishing up the review of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage

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Watercool drops big copper blocks on Threadripper CPUs
— 3:00 PM on November 1, 2017

Between Alphacool, EK Water Blocks, and Aqua Computer, it seems like the lion's share of custom open-loop water cooling hardware comes out of Europe these...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Report: Apple might drop Qualcomm modems entirely
— 9:00 AM on November 1, 2017

Apple and Qualcomm have been poking at each other for some time. This year alone, Apple sued Qualcomm for its licensing practices, while

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Asus WS-X299 Pro does away with the bling
— 2:30 PM on October 31, 2017

My affection for hardware festooned in RGB LEDs is something of a meme among the TR staffers, and one that many gerbils are no doubt...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Purdue researchers find a groovy method for cooling stacked chips
— 9:12 AM on October 31, 2017

We've had the ability to stack chips and create multi-die packages for a while. Cooling powerful chips is a hard task, however, and so far...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Gigabyte Z370N WiFi pours Coffee Lake into Mini-ITX
— 9:02 AM on October 30, 2017

The only thing better than having six cores and twelve threads of one of the speediest CPU architectures on the market is stuffing that horsepower...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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EK RGB LED reservoirs can turn coolants every color under the sun
— 12:24 PM on October 25, 2017

In the last couple years, we've seen a shift toward lower-power CPUs and graphics chips coupled with advances in AIO closed-loop coolers. One could think...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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