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Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer ends tomorrow
— 11:06 AM on July 28, 2016

When Windows 10 launched on July 29 of last year, Microsoft made the surprising move of offering the operating system as a free upgrade to...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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ASRock H110M-STX mobo puts the 5x5 platform in builders' hands
— 10:13 AM on July 28, 2016

Intel's Mini-STX form factor (also known as 5x5) offers an intriguing platform for builders trying to build the smallest socketed desktop PC possible, but compatible...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus brightens up its Z170 Pro Gaming mobo with Aura RGB LEDs
— 3:01 PM on July 26, 2016

Asus's Z170 Pro Gaming motherboard made regular appearances in our system guides this last year, showing up in our coveted "sweet spot" category as...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus PG248Q G-Sync display pushes frames at 180Hz
— 2:30 PM on July 19, 2016

Today's high-end graphics cards can push tons of frames per second at lower resolutions, and Asus' PG248Q provides a lightning-quick sink for all those...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Microsoft offers last-minute promos for Windows 10 holdouts
— 9:07 AM on July 19, 2016

The long-standing free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends next week. To encourage the remaining holdouts to jump ship to the new operating system,...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Opera set to sell core units to Chinese business for $600 million
— 3:36 PM on July 18, 2016

Opera Software, best known for its desktop and mobile browser, may soon become Chinese instead of Norwegian. The company is inking a $600...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Software

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Trials on Tatooine is out today for the HTC Vive, and it's great
— 1:53 PM on July 18, 2016

Our inner Star Wars fanboys pined for a chance to give the Trials on Tatooine VR demo a shot when news of the experience...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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XFX Radeon RX 480 Double Dissipation images leak
— 9:19 AM on July 18, 2016

XFX is one of a few graphics card vendors that exclusively deals in AMD's Radeon GPUs. It comes as no surprise that XFX appears...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Nvidia VR Funhouse launches alongside new GeForce drivers
— 9:50 AM on July 14, 2016

Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers are out this morning, and version 368.81 is all about VR. This update is optimized for Raw Data,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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AOC adds two more monitors to its Agon gaming lineup
— 8:57 AM on July 14, 2016

Taiwanese monitor manufacturer AOC is eagerly striding into the enthusiast market. The company announced the C3583FQ 35" ultrawide display yesterday, and back at...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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TR's VR journals, part one: setting the stage
— 5:33 PM on July 13, 2016

Over the past couple months, I've been places. I've dangled from the side of a rock wall hundreds of feet above crashing waves. I've...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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AOC's latest 35" ultrawide serves up FreeSync on a VA platter
— 11:37 AM on July 13, 2016

If you've just picked up a brand-new Radeon RX 480, you may want to take a look at AOC's new monitor, too. The

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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AMD and Firaxis join forces to bring DX12 goodies to Civilization VI
— 10:18 AM on July 13, 2016

The Civilization family of games is without a doubt one of the most popular and long-running franchises out there for the PC. Developer Firaxis has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Oculus is now fulfilling Rift orders within two to four days
— 10:01 AM on July 12, 2016

After a bumpy beginning to its VR revolution, Oculus appears to be sailing on smoother seas. The company says it's finished fulfilling Rift pre-orders,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Doom's long-awaited Vulkan support is rolling out today
— 10:55 AM on July 11, 2016

Doom's Vulkan implementation made waves at the GeForce GTX 1080 launch. Developer id Software showed the Vulkan version of the game running with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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BenQ's PD2700Q is a 27" display for designers
— 9:54 AM on July 11, 2016

We talk a lot here at The Tech Report about monitors with extremely high resolutions, super-fast response times, and fancy features like...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Report: mobo market crunch puts the hurt on ECS and Biostar
— 4:55 PM on July 8, 2016

Update, July 12: Biostar reached out to us to let us know that the company is not leaving the consumer motherboard market. The original DigiTimes...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Miscellaneous

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Radeon Software 16.7.1 lands with power fixes for RX 480
— 2:22 PM on July 7, 2016

There's been no small amount of talk in the past week or so surrounding the PCIe slot power draw from AMD's new Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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