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IDC: PC shipments fall 9.8% in 2013
— 6:00 AM on March 5, 2014

Ready for more doom and gloom about the state of the PC industry? Market research firm IDC has published PC shipment figures for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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TR's February 2014 System Guide
— 3:22 PM on February 28, 2014

We've reworked our famous TR System Guide with a new, component-centric format, which tells readers not just which components to choose, but also how...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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New Thermaltake tower coolers leave room for tall DIMMs
— 5:06 PM on February 21, 2014

Tower-style heatsinks are all well and good, but they can crowd the area around the CPU socket. That's bad news if you have tall memory...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Leaked roadmap schedules Broadwell NUCs for Q4'14
— 9:19 AM on February 21, 2014

Small-form-factor NUC systems powered by Intel's upcoming Broadwell processor are reportedly on tap for the end of this year. The news comes from Fanlesstech,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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HP's PC business sees unexpected revenue growth
— 6:00 AM on February 21, 2014

We don't normally cover HP's financials, but the company's fiscal Q1 numbers are noteworthy. As ZDNet points out, HP's Personal Systems business did a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Benchmark listing reveals Tegra 4-powered 'Asus Gamebox'
— 4:54 PM on February 10, 2014

Asus may be cooking up an Android-based gaming machine, based on a benchmark listing in the AnTuTu database. The listing outlines an "Asus Gamebox" featuring Android...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Personal tech

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Sony announces sale of Vaio business to investment fund
— 9:54 AM on February 6, 2014

Well, it's official: Sony is going to sell its Vaio PC business—but despite the rumors, Lenovo won't be the buyer. According to the

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Report: Sony looking to sell its PC business
— 6:00 AM on February 5, 2014

Further consolidation may be afoot in the PC industry. A Nikkei report quoted by Reuters claims that Sony is currently in talks to sell its...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Asus unveils tiny, Haswell-powered Chrome OS desktop
— 11:21 AM on February 4, 2014

Last September at IDF, Intel teased a number of Chrome OS machines powered by its Haswell processors. One of those systems was an upcoming...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Deal of the week: Unlocked Haswell CPUs, more SSDs, and a Windows tablet
— 12:05 PM on January 31, 2014

With the Super Bowl primed for Sunday, most of this week's sales focus on big-screen TVs and other consumer electronics gear. However, we've still...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Cooling Storage Mobile computing

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Fanless Asus PC combines Bay Trail, discrete GeForce
— 6:00 AM on January 31, 2014

Asus has made an interesting addition to its Eee PC lineup. Dubbed the Eee Box EB1037, this fan-free desktop crams a Bay Trail processor...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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AMD APU, discrete Radeon GPU team up in Brix Gaming mini PC
— 12:55 PM on January 27, 2014

Remember that mini Maingear Steam machine we saw at CES a couple weeks ago? The tiny system combines a quad-core AMD APU with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Deal of the week: Discounted SSDs, DIMMs, and 4K displays
— 1:01 PM on January 24, 2014

You know the drill. We've scoured the web for the best deals on PC hardware and combined them in a neat little list. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory

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Intel's Bay Trail NUC is available online
— 2:19 PM on January 23, 2014

Remember that Bay Trail-powered NUC we told you about in September? The system has appeared on Intel's website, and AVA Direct has

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Deal of the week: Cheap memory, discounted storage, and free games
— 12:31 PM on January 17, 2014

Retailers are still recovering from their holiday sales, so the deals landscape is a little barren. However, we've found some nice discounts on a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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DigiTimes: Memory prices will keep rising this year
— 11:09 AM on January 16, 2014

System memory prices were expected to level off last quarter, but things turned out differently after a fire at an SK Hynix factory...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Lepa splashes color coatings on its CPU coolers
— 7:19 PM on January 11, 2014

You know those black- and white-coated Enermax ETS-T40 heatsinks we reviewed last September? At CES this week, Lepa (Enermax's sister brand) had some similar...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Tiny Steam machine with AMD guts coming from Maingear
— 4:54 PM on January 11, 2014

There was one system missing from that big list of Steam machines Valve published last week. As it turns out, Maingear is prepping a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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