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The Tech Report System Guide: March 2017 edition
— 1:52 PM on March 23, 2017

AMD's Ryzen 7 CPUs and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card have arrived, and that means it's time for a new edition of The...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X opens new frontiers in datacenter storage
— 11:00 AM on March 19, 2017

Intel's potentially revolutionary 3D Xpoint memory technology arrives today on board the Optane SSD DC P4800X. We dive in to see how this first Optane...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers

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HyperX's Alloy FPS mechanical gaming keyboard reviewed
— 12:34 PM on March 16, 2017

HyperX's Alloy FPS keyboard delivers a no-nonsense typing experience with Cherry MX switches. We put this pared-down mechanical keyboard under our fingers to see whether...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Synology's RT-2600ac wireless router reviewed
— 12:10 PM on March 13, 2017

One might not think of Synology when one thinks of wireless routers, but the company's RT-2600ac promises strong performance controlled by an easy-to-use interface. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Networking

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card reviewed
— 8:00 AM on March 9, 2017

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card brings the power of the Titan X Pascal to mere mortals. We go Inside the Second to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Where minimum-FPS figures mislead, frame-time analysis shines
— 7:57 AM on March 7, 2017

Do minimum-frame-rate values tell an important story about system performance, or do they place undue value in outliers? We deploy a new tool to go...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X, and Ryzen 7 1700 CPUs reviewed
— 9:53 AM on March 2, 2017

AMD's Ryzen CPUs are here. Join us as we review the Ryzen 7 1700, Ryzen 7 1700X, and Ryzen 7 1800X to see whether they're...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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MSI's Trident 3 compact gaming PC reviewed
— 4:38 PM on February 28, 2017

MSI's Trident 3 compact PC houses a desktop Core i7-7700 CPU and a GeForce GTX 1060 6GB graphics card in a case no larger than...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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A Bridge too far: migrating from Sandy to Kaby Lake
— 11:09 AM on February 14, 2017

The question of whether it's worth upgrading from Intel's Sandy Bridge chips accompanies every new TR CPU review. For one TR contributor, the arrival of...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Aorus' GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Edition 8G graphics card reviewed
— 10:08 AM on February 13, 2017

Aorus is expanding into graphics cards today with the GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Edition 8G, a card that builds on the strong bones of Gigabyte's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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The Tech Report System Guide: February 2017 edition
— 2:45 PM on February 9, 2017

Intel's desktop Kaby Lake CPUs and their accompanying 200-series motherboards are out now, and that means good news for PC builders everywhere. See how Intel's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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SteelSeries' Apex M500 keyboard reviewed
— 3:33 PM on January 19, 2017

SteelSeries' Apex M500 keyboard ditches RGB LED backlighting and complicated software for a simple look and feel pinned on the quality typing experience of Cherry...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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Patriot's Hellfire 480GB NVMe SSD reviewed
— 4:29 PM on January 11, 2017

Patriot joins the high-end storage fray with its first NVMe SSD, the Hellfire series. We run the 480GB version of this drive through our testing...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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The curtain comes up on AMD's Vega architecture
— 8:00 AM on January 5, 2017

AMD's next-generation Vega architecture is built to crunch huge data sets with a new memory controller, achieve higher throughput with packed math, perform more flexible...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Aorus' Z270X-Gaming 5 motherboard reviewed
— 11:00 AM on January 3, 2017

Gigabyte is soaring into the gaming-oriented motherboard market today with its Aorus line of high-end motherboards. We put the Aorus Z270X-Gaming 5 to the test...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Nvidia unveils its GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti for laptops
— 11:00 AM on January 3, 2017

Nvidia is rounding out its push of desktop-class graphics hardware into laptop form factors today with its mobile GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Intel's Core i7-7700K 'Kaby Lake' CPU reviewed
— 11:00 AM on January 3, 2017

Intel is launching a wider range of its seventh-generation Core processors, code-named Kaby Lake, this morning, and the Core i7-7700K is the fastest of them...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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MSI's Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard reviewed
— 11:00 AM on January 3, 2017

MSI's Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard serves up the Z270 platform with a gaming bent and a lot of RGB LED lighting. We put this...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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