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Here's the second round of G.Skill prize winners from the TR BBQ
— 7:07 PM on August 23, 2016

A scant month ago, TR gerbils from across the country made their annual pilgrimage to the sandy shores of Lake Michigan for the "second-10th"...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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HBM3 and GDDR6 emerge fresh from the oven of Hot Chips
— 12:38 PM on August 23, 2016

The Hot Chips conference is going strong in Cupertino, California, and the first juicy tidbits of information have started popping up from folks at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Report: PCIe 4.0 slots will deliver more power and higher speeds
— 1:36 PM on August 22, 2016

Few peripheral interconnects are as common as PCI Express these days, so major changes to that standard are big news. Last week at IDF, Tom's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: a powerful, affordable notebook and more
— 11:12 AM on August 19, 2016

 Happy Friday, gerbils. We're back from IDF now, and we've sifted through the computer hardware deals that have stacked up in our absence to see...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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MSI shows off new motherboards and CPU coolers at Gamescom
— 9:25 AM on August 19, 2016

We don't have any boots on the ground at Gamescom in Germany, but news regarding some of the products on display there has reached our...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Adata SC660 and HC660 external drives offer speed or capacity
— 10:05 AM on August 18, 2016

Adata is announcing a pair of external storage products today with an emphasis on stylish design and light weight. Both the Premier HC660 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD open-sources VR audio and video-acceleration SDKs
— 3:00 PM on August 17, 2016

AMD is adding source code for two of its SDKs—TrueAudio Next and version 1.3 of the Advanced Media Framework—to its GPUOpen developer resource...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Software

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Lian-Li introduces two standing desks sans the PC case
— 2:13 PM on August 17, 2016

The health benefits of standing desks are the subject of a lot of controversy, but even the staunchest proponents of standing to work agree that...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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IDF16 keynote live blog, day two
— 9:22 AM on August 17, 2016

After a successful first run yesterday, we'll be live-blogging the IDF day two keynote this morning. Today, we'll hear from Dr. Murthy Renduchintala, president of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Join us as we live-blog Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's IDF16 keynote
— 10:06 AM on August 16, 2016

Morning, everybody. We're on the ground at the Intel Developer Forum this week, and Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will be kicking things off today at...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: cheap VRR displays and more
— 3:15 PM on August 12, 2016

Sorry for the late deals post today, gerbils. I've been working hard all week to get our Radeon RX 470 review back in shape...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Seagate lays claim to the world's largest SSD crown with 60TB drive
— 7:40 AM on August 12, 2016

For now, regular old spinning rust has a significant cost-per-gigabyte advantage over solid-state storage. Until fairly recently, it had a substantial advantage in density, too....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Liqid and Kingston build a 2.5" SSD with 3.6 GB/s speed
— 1:50 PM on August 11, 2016

Intriguing news keeps coming from this year's Flash Memory Summit. Yesterday, Samsung announced 64-layer V-NAND. Today, Kingston and industry newcomer Liqid announced that they've collaborated...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Western Digital's latest Gold hard drive can store 10TB
— 1:46 PM on August 11, 2016

When we covered Western Digital's introduction of its Gold hard drives for businesses, a couple of gerbils expressed dissatisfaction—facetious or not—that the largest-capacity drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung is now stacking V-NAND 64 layers high
— 4:24 PM on August 10, 2016

Samsung is dropping the mic at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara. The company has taken a page from Gillette's handbook (in a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel moves to achieve deep-learning Nervana with acquisition
— 3:40 PM on August 9, 2016

Deep learning technology is one of the buzziest, fastest-growing fields in tech right now. We've long heard about the potential of the technology from Nvidia,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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This photographer is delidding chips at home for our enjoyment
— 1:41 PM on August 9, 2016

It's rare for companies to release actual die shots of their hardware these days, possibly because the keen-eyed can deduce things about a chip...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Asus' X99-A II motherboard reviewed
— 11:42 AM on August 9, 2016

Asus' X99-A was one of our favorite X99 motherboards when it first hit the market. With the advent of Broadwell-E, Asus refreshed this winning formula...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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