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Windows 10 S is tied to Edge and Bing
— 1:00 PM on May 3, 2017

We wrote yesterday about Windows 10 S, the new version of Windows 10 that limits users to installing applications from the Windows Store. As...

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Asus ROG Strix H270I Gaming fits a ton of goodies in a tiny package
— 3:30 PM on May 2, 2017

Usually, when picking out a motherboard, I advise people to head for the top-shelf Z270 chipset if they're overclocking or the low-end B250 chipset otherwise....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Microsoft Surface Laptop is a velvet-gloved jab at MacBooks
— 11:34 AM on May 2, 2017

Microsoft's Surface line of devices is well-regarded by critics and users alike, and it's getting a new member. During its education-focused event today, Microsoft displayed...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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Windows 10 S joins the battle with Chrome OS in classrooms
— 10:54 AM on May 2, 2017

At its EDU event this morning, Microsoft introduced a new version of Windows 10 called Windows 10 S, its apparent answer to Google's increasingly-popular...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Deals of the week: discounts on CPUs, mobos, and more
— 11:04 AM on April 28, 2017

Howdy, gerbils! You may be itching to upgrade your decade-old system, but the high prices of desirable CPUs and motherboards is possibly an issue. Fear...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage Input devices

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AMD ships Ryzen Balanced power plan with latest chipset drivers
— 9:00 AM on April 27, 2017

A few weeks ago, AMD offered Ryzen CPU owners a new power plan option for Windows 10 that tweaked a few settings to better...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Gaming

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Amazon's Echo Look uses machine learning to dress you up
— 5:15 PM on April 26, 2017

We're only just scratching the surface these days of how connected devices and machine learning can affect our lives. Some answers are subtle, some less...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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MSI lets loose a trio of Optane motherboard bundles
— 4:00 PM on April 25, 2017

The results that Jeff got from one of those Optane cache drives are pretty promising, don't you think? MSI also seems to think so,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Rumor: Intel Skylake-X and X299 will headline Computex 2017
— 3:43 PM on April 21, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, whispers were swirling that Intel was moving the launch of its Basin Falls high-end desktop platform and its component...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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MSI conjures up five more Ryzen motherboards
— 12:38 PM on April 17, 2017

MSI is already one of the most prolific providers of Ryzen-ready motherboards, but over the weekend the company launched four more ATX boards. The

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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EVGA's B3 power supplies offer premium features at budget prices
— 2:30 PM on April 13, 2017

Skimping on your power supply is one of best ways to guarantee system instability or even a short life for the parts inside your rig....

Type: News story Tags: Power

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MSI fills out its Ryzen range with five A320 motherboards
— 4:00 PM on April 12, 2017

Now that we have more-reasonably-priced Ryzen processors around, we have some affordable Ryzen motherboards, too. MSI is getting in on the act with no...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ROG B250H and B250G are gaming mobos for the everyman
— 11:30 AM on April 12, 2017

When you hear "Republic of Gamers", you probably start thinking of high-end parts like the Maximus motherboards and Strix graphics cards. If that's...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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The sun sets on Windows Vista
— 10:00 AM on April 12, 2017

Microsoft launched its Windows Creators Update yesterday, but the date also marked the end of support for the maligned Vista release of the ubiquitous...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Radeon 17.4.2 drivers are ready for Creators
— 9:01 AM on April 12, 2017

AMD's software teams have been busy lately. Between Radeon driver updates large and small, microcode updates for the Ryzen platform, assisting game developers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Biostar A320 Pro series motherboards go back to basics
— 12:34 PM on April 11, 2017

One of those new Ryzen 5 chips could make a pretty solid foundation for an office PC, and Biostar has just the motherboard for...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Deals of the week: a packed ROG mobo, lit RAM, and more
— 11:25 AM on April 7, 2017

Fair Friday to you, dear gerbils. Can you feel the tension in the air? Do you sense the impending explosion of frametime graphs, value charts,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage Memory

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Microsoft details Creators Update privacy changes
— 1:30 PM on April 5, 2017

Since Windows 10 was released, its telemetry functionality has ruffled more than a few feathers—mainly because it's never been clear exactly what data the operating...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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