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Windows Insider Preview Build 16215 has shades of fall
— 3:21 PM on June 9, 2017

A little while back, during the 2017 Build conference, Microsoft talked up the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (FCU). The company made a fair...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Deals of the week: mass storage, RAM, and peripherals
— 11:45 AM on June 9, 2017

Good afternoon, gerbils and gerbilettes. It's a beautiful day outside—sunny and fair, with only faint wisps of clouds. Even still, I am here laboring intensively...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays Memory Input devices

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PCIe 4.0 specification finally out with 16 GT/s on tap
— 10:00 AM on June 8, 2017

Some things are better late than never. At its yearly developers conference, PCI-SIG announced the PCI Express 4.0 specification to its members. As expected,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets Storage

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Pro overclocker pumps G.Skill DDR4 to 5.5 GT/s
— 10:00 AM on June 7, 2017

When you hear "2750 MHz DDR4 memory" your mind likely auto-corrects to "2750 MT/s." Except in this case, that's wrong. G.Skill sent us a line...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Micron hits 16 Gbps with GDDR5X and talks about GDDR6
— 11:30 AM on June 5, 2017

It got a bit buried in the Computex shuffle, but at the beginning of the month Micron posted a blog entry laying out in...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Computex 2017: Gigabyte's latest and greatest gear
— 10:00 AM on June 5, 2017

Gigabyte's Computex booth was filled to the brim with X299 motherboards, new laptops, gaming peripherals, and more. We documented all of these new goodies for...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Cases Input devices Mobile computing

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Google confirms that Chrome will integrate an ad blocker in 2018
— 3:30 PM on June 2, 2017

A little over a month ago, the internet started buzzing with rumors that Google would bake ad-blocking right into its Chrome browser. A new...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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G.Skill floors it and cranks its DIMMs to 4800 MT/s
— 3:00 PM on June 1, 2017

Intel's X299 high-end desktop platform has a lot to offer PC enthusiasts, but the HEDT ecosystem is incomplete without high-speed memory modules. G.Skill demonstrated...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Computex 2017: Intel unleashes NVMe RAID for X299
— 11:45 AM on June 1, 2017

The unveiling of Intel's X299 chipset has made a big splash here at Computex 2017. The major motherboard manufacturers are all aflutter showing off...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Asus, HP, and Lenovo are working on ARM-powered Win10 PCs
— 10:30 AM on May 31, 2017

Microsoft is doubling down on notebooks this year. Not only is the company using its Surface Laptop to spar with Apple in the high-end...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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MSI X299 SLI Plus is ready for heavy lifting
— 9:30 AM on May 31, 2017

Nothing shakes up the hardware market quite like a processor launch. In advance of Intel's Core X-series processors, manufacturers have been keeping us busy...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ASRock displays its trove of funky motherboards at Computex
— 8:00 AM on May 31, 2017

We've yet to look at the company's wares, but ASRock is in attendance at Computex, too. ASRock has a reputation for making some of...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems

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Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB memory is visible from afar
— 5:30 PM on May 30, 2017

Judging by recent product launches, the most important feature in a new stick of memory these days isn't speed, reliability, or capacity. You know what...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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HyperX Predator DDR4 kits dial in frequencies up to 4000 MT/s
— 4:45 PM on May 30, 2017

With AMD's latest Ryzen AGESA coming in June and bearing the promise of an extended range of memory multipliers, it wouldn't surprise us to...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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EVGA's X299 motherboards go big for Core X
— 1:00 PM on May 30, 2017

Today's the release party for Intel's Core-X series CPUs and the corresponding X299 chipset, and everyone's dressed to the nines for the event. Joining...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ROG Zenith Extreme spills some beans on Ryzen Threadripper
— 12:16 PM on May 30, 2017

AMD is still playing coy about its upcoming Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, but Asus isn't afraid to show off its ROG Zenith Extreme mobo...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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MSI joins the X299 party with mobos for every taste
— 6:00 AM on May 30, 2017

Intel took the wraps off its Core X-series CPUs and X299 platform this morning, and MSI is ready with three X299 motherboards to host those...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus starts its X299 assault with seven motherboards
— 6:00 AM on May 30, 2017

So you're all hyped and ready to plunk down the considerable chunk of change for an Intel Core i9 CPU. The question is, what motherboard...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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