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We got owned in a two-watt Quake III deathmatch
— 1:14 PM on January 9, 2015

Of all Scott's dispatches from the Consumer Electronics Show this week, the one from Imagination Technologies is the most unusual. Our editor on the ground...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Here's 240-FPS footage of AMD's FreeSync tech—and some new info
— 12:11 PM on January 9, 2015

We've been hearing about FreeSync, AMD's answer to Nvidia's G-Sync variable refresh display tech, for just over a year now. This week at CES,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Deal of the week: A 1080p IPS monitor for $100 and 802.11n Wi-Fi router for $5
— 10:41 AM on January 9, 2015

We interrupt this week's deluge of CES stories for a look at some of the best PC hardware deals available right now. IPS monitors typically carry...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Networking

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Quad-core AMD SoC squeezes into pocketable mini PC
— 1:20 PM on January 8, 2015

Remember Zotac's pocketable "Pico" mini PC? The fanless Bay Trail variant has multiple USB ports, Wi-Fi, wired Ethernet, a mini SD slot, and an...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Razer delves into VR with the OSVR initiative and $200 Hacker Dev Kit
— 2:14 PM on January 7, 2015

We told you about Razer's Forge TV yesterday, but that's not the only news from the company this week. Razer  has also teamed...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices Personal tech

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Intel's Compute Stick is a $149 Windows PC to go
— 6:38 PM on January 6, 2015

Those new Broadwell NUCs might be tiny, but Intel has gone even tinier with the Compute Stick: a $149 HDMI dongle that houses an...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Broadwell NUCs have slimmer chassis, faster M.2 x4 storage
— 6:37 PM on January 6, 2015

Intel's NUCs are getting a Broadwell upgrade. Scott checked out the next-gen mini PCs at CES today, and they look pretty sweet. In addition to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Asus' next jumbo 4K monitor will be ''way cheaper''
— 4:34 PM on January 6, 2015

Asus' 31.5" PQ321 was one of the first 4K desktop monitors on the market. The display's dual-tile nature is a little awkward, though, and...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Asus' MG279Q display melds IPS panel, variable refresh
— 3:30 PM on January 6, 2015

We already told you a little bit about Asus' 27-inch MG279Q monitor earlier this week. We've now learned more about it—and Scott has seen...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Dell's XPS 13 ultrabook boasts amazingly thin bezels, 15-hour battery
— 2:46 PM on January 6, 2015

New laptops are everywhere at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, but Dell's XPS 13 easily stands out from the crowd. The Broadwell-based system...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Syber invades living room with gaming PCs, in-home streaming prototype
— 1:36 PM on January 6, 2015

SteamOS isn't yet ready for prime time, but that hasn't stopped CyberPowerPC from introducing a fresh batch of living-room gaming rigs under its Syber brand....

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Broadwell-U powers Gigabyte's latest Brix mini-PCs
— 4:01 PM on January 5, 2015

Gigabyte already has a long line of NUC-like Brix systems, and we've reviewed some of them. At CES today, the company expanded that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Asus' IPS gaming monitors come in 120Hz, 4K G-Sync flavors
— 2:19 PM on January 5, 2015

Two new models have been added to Asus' growing stable of gaming monitors. The most exciting is the ROG Swift PG27AQ, a 27" unit with...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Five display makers now have FreeSync panels on the way
— 11:37 AM on January 5, 2015

More display makers have adopted AMD's FreeSync technology. At CES this morning, AMD announced that the "FreeSync ecosystem" now includes BenQ, LG, Nixeus, Samsung,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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HP's Haswell mini PCs start at $180
— 11:12 AM on January 5, 2015

HP is jumping on the mini PC bandwagon with a pair of affordable systems based on Haswell processors. These NUC-like machines have diminutive 5.7"...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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HP's new high-PPI displays include 4K and 5K units
— 10:09 AM on January 5, 2015

HP introduced a trio of high-PPI displays at the Consumer Electronics Show today. The flagship is easily the Z27q (PDF), whose 27" panel...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Acer's new G-Sync monitor laced with IPS goodness
— 2:06 PM on January 4, 2015

Acer has introduced a pair of new gaming monitors ahead of next week's Consumer Electronics Show. The most exciting of the two is the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Deal of the week: A 1080p IPS display for $110, and more
— 10:22 AM on January 2, 2015

2014 was a great year for discounted PC hardware, and 2015 is off to a good start. Here are the deals that caught my eye...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Displays Memory Gaming

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