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UPDATED: In AI milestone, computer passes Turing test
— 11:10 AM on June 9, 2014

In 1950, Alan Turing, widely considered to be one of the founding...

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Friday night topic: Do you even lift, bro?
— 5:36 PM on June 6, 2014

Video of Barack Obama's workout routine leaked on the Internet this week. The U.S. President apparently ducked into a hotel gym in Poland to...

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Enter to win one of three Biostar Hi-Fi Z97WE motherboards
— 2:51 PM on June 5, 2014

Z97 motherboards might be the most future-proof around. They support not only current-gen Haswell CPUs, but also upcoming Broadwell chips. And, in addition...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte sets DDR3 speed record with limited-edition board
— 1:35 PM on June 3, 2014

Gigabyte has introduced yet another motherboard aimed at hardcore overclockers with sub-zero cooling setups. The limited-edition Z97X-SOC Force LN2 was unveiled at Computex...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Multiple sizes, sockets differentiate new Asus ROG mobos
— 11:37 AM on June 3, 2014

Asus introduced a bunch of gaming-oriented ROG products at Computex today. We've already seen the funky-looking gaming systems and the G-Sync monitor. ...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Friday night topic: your worst tech purchase?
— 8:47 PM on May 30, 2014

What was the biggest stinker, the worst bit of tech gear you ever foolishly parted with money to obtain? Mine was a Quantum Bigfoot 5.25" hard...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: whatchya got cookin'?
— 5:20 PM on May 23, 2014

A long weekend is upon us, it's springtime, and that means festivities—most of them involving food. For many of us, it's time to fire...

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Release roundup: Desk cases and jumbo hard drives
— 4:46 PM on May 23, 2014

Computex is fast approaching, but some companies are jumping the gun already with their new releases. This week, our inbox has collected announcements from Biostar,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage

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Friday night topic: A change of perspective
— 7:31 PM on May 9, 2014

I've been spending a fair chunk of the past few evenings watching the official video feed of the International Space Station. The feed went up...

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Release roundup: 9-series mobos, fan controllers, and mouse pads
— 5:07 PM on May 9, 2014

In this week's edition of the release roundup, we have news from Biostar, Gigabyte, Scythe, and Thermaltake: "Biostar brings out Hi-Fi...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ASRock Z97 board hangs ultra-fast M.2 slot off CPU
— 9:18 AM on May 9, 2014

We've seen a bunch of 9-series Intel motherboards with M.2 slots designed to accept next-gen SSDs. In most cases, these mini slots are connected...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Mini-ITX Bay Trail board sips DC power
— 6:00 AM on May 8, 2014

In April, ASRock introduced a Mini-ITX motherboard with a quad-core Bay Trail processor. The Q1900B-ITX relies on traditional ATX power, and it now...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Next-gen Intel mobos already listed at Newegg
— 9:17 AM on May 5, 2014

I think we're still waiting on Intel for a formal launch of the company's next-gen desktop chipsets. As far as one e-tailer is concerned, though,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Friday night topic: Are y'all pumped for World War III?
— 5:32 PM on May 2, 2014

I've been keeping track of the situation in Ukraine since the start of the Euromaidan protests last November. Lately, things seem to have gotten much...

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Release roundup: Tiny mobos, stylish PSUs, and more
— 1:14 PM on May 2, 2014

In this week's release roundup, we have news from Biostar, BitFenix, Nvidia, Sapphire, and Silicon Power. "Biostar's J1900NH2 motherboard: small, Intel-packed...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Storage

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Deal of the week: Bay Trail mobos, discounted graphics, and more
— 10:29 AM on May 2, 2014

What's this? A weekly deals post without discounted SSDs? Madness! There are still lots of cheap SSDs, of course, but none of this...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Memory Gaming

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Mobile Kabini, Wi-Fi module team up for ASRock Mini-ITX board
— 10:01 AM on May 1, 2014

AMD's next generation of low-power Beema and Mullins APUs are on the way, but don't tell motherboard makers. They're busy cranking out boards based...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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Friday night topic: Web-comic serials
— 4:50 PM on April 25, 2014

I believe we've had a Friday night topic at some point in the past about web comics, but that discussion was mostly about day-to-day strips...

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