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MSI 100-series BIOS updates show Kaby Lake drops into LGA 1151
— 10:01 AM on September 30, 2016

Today MSI announced that it's issuing BIOS updates for all of its Intel 100-series motherboards to add support for the company's upcoming Kaby...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Adata XPG SX8000 SSD has game libraries in mind
— 3:50 PM on September 29, 2016

Adata announced today the SX8000, a new M.2 SSD in its XPG lineup of performance drives aimed at gamers looking for a fast storage...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft catapults datacenter performance with FPGAs
— 11:30 AM on September 28, 2016

Gamers and content creators are not alone in their frustration with the last decade's slowing increases in CPU performance. Massive datacenter operators like Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Internet Servers

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Asus J3455M-E mobo sails out with Apollo Lake SoC aboard
— 10:30 AM on September 28, 2016

Apollo Lake is out, and Asus has the first motherboard we've seen equipped with one of the low-power SoCs. The appropriately-named J3455M-E includes a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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AOC's Agon family of gaming monitors heads stateside
— 9:36 AM on September 28, 2016

Taiwan-based monitor company AOC announced this week that its Agon line of gaming monitors is heading stateside. While we've covered these displays before,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Toshiba expands its budget SSD lineup with its OCZ TL100
— 2:30 PM on September 27, 2016

Since Toshiba pared back its OCZ-branded SSD lineup back in May, the company has been slowly rebuilding the brand's portfolio. To that end, Toshiba has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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SanDisk unveils prototype 1TB SD card
— 4:31 PM on September 21, 2016

Way, way back in the year 2000, when the first 64MB SD card was still a new piece of tech, having so much memory in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Samsung 960 Pro and Evo push PCIe SSD performance forward
— 9:48 PM on September 20, 2016

A little under a year ago, Samsung set a new bar in consumer NVMe SSD performance with its 950 Pro M.2 SSDs. Those drives used...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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We're in Seoul for Samsung's SSD Global Summit 2016
— 5:52 PM on September 20, 2016

Howdy, folks. After about 14 hours of flying yesterday, I'm in beautiful Seoul, South Korea this week to hear about what Samsung has in store...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: Estonian retailer accepting Kaby Lake CPU preorders
— 4:23 PM on September 20, 2016

Intel began shipping a limited selection of its new Kaby Lake CPUs to OEMs in July, and a few manufacturers have already...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD AM4-based system spotted in the wild
— 1:54 PM on September 19, 2016

AMD announced the consolidation of its current trio of desktop APU/CPU sockets into a unified AM4 socket all the way back in January at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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Fove 0 eye-tracking VR headset will go up for pre-order November 2
— 11:08 AM on September 16, 2016

Japanese VR startup Fove Inc is showing off its newly-named Fove 0 head-mounted display at the Tokyo Game Show right now. Along with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Biostar is off to the Mini-ITX races with its Z170GTN mobo
— 3:26 PM on September 13, 2016

Mini-ITX PCs seem to be growing in popularity of late, but there aren't many of those tiny motherboards to choose from with Z170 chipsets....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Toshiba's OCZ VX500 512GB SSD reviewed
— 9:23 AM on September 13, 2016

Toshiba's OCZ VX550 steps into the mid-range MLC performance spotlight as the aging VT180 rides into the sunset. We put the newcomer through its paces...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Adata's Premier SP550 480GB SSD reviewed
— 10:59 AM on September 9, 2016

Adata joins the budget SSD club with its debut TLC drive, the Premier SP550. We ran this drive through our storage bench to see whether...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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MSI Z170A Gaming M6 boasts a better USB 3.1 controller
— 9:14 AM on September 7, 2016

As Intel and AMD move more and more chipset features onto their processors, motherboard vendors have faced growing challenges to separate themselves from the pack....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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AMD unwraps its seventh-generation desktop APUs and AM4 platform
— 4:00 PM on September 6, 2016

AMD's seventh-generation APUs, code-named Bristol Ridge, have been available for a couple months in mobile systems already. The company is now bringing Bristol to the...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Dell delivers a duo of updated UltraSharp displays
— 11:50 AM on September 6, 2016

Dell's UltraSharp monitors have long been favorites among discerning PC users of all stripes, and the company is keeping that momentum going with minor updates...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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