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Asus preps 87 motherboards for next-gen Intel CPUs
— 12:41 PM on October 6, 2016

Kaby Lake isn't coming to desktop systems until sometime next year, but Asus has already released UEFI BIOS updates for 87 of its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

The Tech Report System Guide: October 2016 edition
— 3:44 PM on October 3, 2016

In this edition of the TR System Guide, we examine the effects of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 family and AMD's Radeon RX 460 and RX...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems The Tech Report

Biostar races into pockets with the Racing P1 mini-PC
— 9:50 AM on October 3, 2016

Most gerbils probably know Biostar more from its motherboards than anything else. We covered the company's high-end Racing brand before, but today that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

MSI 100-series BIOS updates show next-gen CPUs drop 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 next-gen CPUs....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

Nvidia previews Xavier SoC with Volta GPU for self-driving cars
— 1:27 PM on September 28, 2016

Nvidia keeps plugging away at the challenging problems presented by autonomous vehicles. The green team unveiled Xavier, its latest product targeting this expanding...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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

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

Rumor: Nvidia and Apple may reunite for future Mac GPUs
— 1:30 PM on September 27, 2016

Nvidia and Apple might be getting back together after a couple years apart. According to a report from Bloomberg, a job description for a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mac

SolidRun MicroSoM offers Braswell CPUs on a tiny package
— 3:23 PM on September 23, 2016

Technology enthusiasts looking to shoehorn computers into unusual places often turn to the Raspberry Pi. The Pi is inexpensive, with prices of $5 for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Networking

Asus upgrades its G11 gaming desktops with Pascal power
— 11:14 AM on September 23, 2016

Gerbils like to build their own boxes, so pre-built desktops like the Asus G11 series don't get a lot of love here at TR. Asus...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Shuttle XPC nano NC02U machines pack Skylake SoCs
— 11:00 AM on September 21, 2016

Shuttle, the company that can be named responsible for the original explosion of small-form-factor desktop computing, is bringing out a new series of XPC SFF...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Syber C Series mini-PCs pack a serious gaming punch
— 11:37 AM on September 20, 2016

The ever-dropping TDPs of CPUs and GPUs of all types have led to a veritable explosion of pint-sized computers packing serious hardware. These days it's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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

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

MSI VR One kicks off the contest for lightest VR backpack
— 9:02 AM on September 12, 2016

The Tokyo Games Show starts in less than 36 hours, and we're already hearing about some of the products that will be there. MSI sent us...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

Rumor: Microsoft to launch Surface all-in-one PC in late October
— 9:50 AM on September 9, 2016

Expert Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft may launch a Surface-branded all-in-one device in October of this year, according to her sources....

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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

Join us as we liveblog Apple's September 2016 special event
— 9:06 AM on September 7, 2016

Apple is holding another one of its special events today, and we'll be live-blogging the live stream when the festivities begin at 10AM PT/noon...

Type: News story Tags: Mac