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Bristol Ridge and Polaris headline AMD's Computex show
— 8:46 AM on May 20, 2016

AMD has announced a showcase of its "latest technology" at Computex Taipei 2016. The company says the event will feature the launch of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Google boosts machine learning with its Tensor Processing Unit
— 8:31 AM on May 19, 2016

Google has some new hardware out, and no, it's not a Nexus device. The search giant makes extensive use of machine learning to power services...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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ARM and TSMC validate a 10-nm FinFET test chip
— 11:50 AM on May 18, 2016

ARM Holdings' first ARM v8 test chip based on TSMC's 10FinFET process technology has passed validation. For the SoC arena, this is exciting news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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EVGA X99 FTW K mobo takes aim at overclockers and tweakers
— 2:41 PM on May 17, 2016

EVGA is hot on MSI's heels with a refreshed X99 board of its own that's presumably ready for the upcoming Broadwell-E launch. The company's newest...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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We're teaming up with Corsair and MSI to build a sweet VR PC
— 4:45 PM on May 16, 2016

Oculus' Rift and HTC's Vive VR headsets have been in the wild for some time now. We're still poking and prodding that next-generation technology to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon is primed for Broadwell-E
— 10:36 AM on May 13, 2016

Given what we've heard from various motherboard manufacturers over the past few weeks, Intel's new high-end desktop CPUs, codenamed Broadwell-E, will slot into existing X99 motherboards...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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HyperX's Cloud Revolver gaming headset reviewed
— 2:58 PM on May 12, 2016

HyperX's Cloud Revolver is the latest in the company's line of gaming headsets. The Revolver purports to offer improved sound quality over past Cloud headsets...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Zotac adds two stick PCs to its Zbox lineup
— 10:53 AM on May 12, 2016

Zotac’s Zbox is a pretty well-respected name around here. The Zbox family has a reputation for cramming powerful components into tiny enclosures without...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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GDDR5X enters mass production ahead of schedule
— 9:01 AM on May 11, 2016

In a blog post yesterday about the GeForce GTX 1080 launch, Micron confirmed something we've suspected since this past Friday: GDDR5X memory is in...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Thermalright Le Grand Macho RT makes other coolers look wimpy
— 8:00 AM on May 11, 2016

It's no secret that companies love preying on consumers' insecurities about size—whether it's for height, trucks, or body appendages. The mean folks at Thermalright have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Asus reveals four new X99 boards for Broadwell-E CPUs
— 12:11 PM on May 10, 2016

Broadwell-E’s release is on the horizon, finally marking an end to the two-year reign of Haswell-E processors. The X99 chipset that's hosted Haswell-E CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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MSI's Z170A SLI Plus motherboard reviewed
— 12:16 PM on May 6, 2016

MSI's Z170A SLI Plus is a mainstream board that gives builders everything they need and nothing they don't—at least on paper. We reviewed this board...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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G.Skill decks out its Trident Z RAM with five new color options
— 9:02 AM on May 6, 2016

G.Skill's Trident Z memory kits are already favorites of ours for systems where plain-Jane memory just wouldn't do the rest of the PC...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Rumor: Intel Core i7-6950X bares its fangs in Cinebench tests
— 4:56 PM on May 5, 2016

May seems to be the month of engineering sample benchmarks. Hot on the heels of today's rumored GeForce GTX 1080 performance figures, it's now...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Workstations

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G.Skill's Ripjaws KM780R gaming keyboard reviewed
— 11:48 AM on May 5, 2016

Established RAM manufacturer G.Skill is branching into gaming peripherals of late. We've already examined the company's Ripjaws MX780 gaming mouse, and now we're looking at...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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Intel debuts embedded Skylake-R CPUs with Iris Pro graphics
— 2:45 PM on May 4, 2016

Intel is set to launch its 65W Skylake R-series CPUs this quarter in the form of the Core i5-6585R, the Core i5-6685R, and...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: Early Broadwell-E benches hint at solid performance gains
— 8:12 AM on May 4, 2016

Over at the Overclock.net forums, user Maintenance Bot has apparently run a couple of tests on a Core i7-6850K engineering sample. In case you...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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HP refreshes Pavilion consumer PC lineup
— 7:22 AM on May 4, 2016

Everyone's doing a little spring cleaning lately, and HP is no exception. The company is refreshing its entire consumer-oriented Pavilion series of PCs, with all-new...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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