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Marvell takes Cavium under its wing for $6 billion
— 4:18 PM on November 20, 2017

The big acquisition deal in progress in the semiconductor space might be Broadcom's rejected bid to take over Qualcomm, but a pair of less-prominent...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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EVGA DG-7 cases cover every base
— 10:30 AM on November 17, 2017

We spilled some electronic ink describing EVGA's DG-7 line of cases back in June, and they're available now for preorder. As a refresher,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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BitFenix Enso lets you tell every RGB LED what to do
— 10:30 AM on November 15, 2017

If 2017 is the year that RGB LEDs found their way into every conceivable PC component and accessory, 2018 is shaping up to be the...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Tuesday deals: a primo Gigabyte B350 Ryzen board for $70 and more
— 11:41 AM on November 14, 2017

Sneeze, sniff, rinse, repeat. That's been my day so far, folks. The temperatures around here had a sudden whiplash from "almost summer" about three weeks...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power Displays

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Be Quiet's Dark Base 700 lets you build it your way
— 10:30 AM on November 14, 2017

I used to be one of those guys who would only build in full-tower cases. There's something to be said for having as much...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Qualcomm board unanimously rejects Broadcom's $130 billion bid
— 9:00 AM on November 13, 2017

Qualcomm announced this morning that it's officially rejecting Broadcom's unsolicited $130 billion takeover offer. Qualcomm's board of directors unanimously voted to turn down...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Thermaltake X Comfort Air chair tries to keep backsides cooler
— 4:58 PM on November 10, 2017

What kind of chair are you using, gerbils? I'm still sitting in an ancient steel-framed office chair that pre-dates DirectX. A lot of companies are...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Cryorig Taku desktop case rises from the Kickstarter ashes
— 10:30 AM on November 8, 2017

Cryorig first showed its Taku Mini-ITX case-slash-monitor-stand all the way back during Computex 2016 and sought feedback from the marketplace with a Kickstarter...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Tuesday deals: A Threadripper 1950X and mobo for $1000 and more
— 12:32 PM on November 7, 2017

Season's greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. As you may have noticed, it's now dark by 5:30 PM and sleep schedules everywhere are taking a beating. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Power Storage Displays

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Xigmatek's Glare 7A case wears a mask of glass
— 2:33 PM on November 6, 2017

Xigmatek is the latest company to announce a computer case with tempered-glass panels, although this isn't the company's first glass case. The distinguishing feature...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Lian Li Alpha 330 trades aluminum for tempered glass
— 1:03 PM on November 6, 2017

Lian Li has been famed for decades for its love for lightweight aluminum cases. The company's Alpha line of chassis veer in the opposite direction,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Mobile computing

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Broadcom proposes to take over Qualcomm for $130 billion
— 7:45 AM on November 6, 2017

Broadcom issued an unsolicited proposal this morning to acquire mobile technology giant Qualcomm for $70 per share in a monster cash-and-stock deal that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Networking Personal tech

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BitFenix Formula Gold power supplies keep it simple and quiet
— 4:30 PM on November 2, 2017

Did you know BitFenix sells power supplies, gerbils? The company already has a lineup of fancy modular units with 80+ Gold certification, but not...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Lian-Li Alpha 550 melds steel, glass, and RGB LEDs
— 3:01 PM on November 2, 2017

According to The Guru of 3D, the Lian-Li Alpha 550 is about to hit the market. We saw this case at Computex this...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Raijintek Coeus Elite, Coeus Evo, and Paean M cases are rather glassy
— 1:32 PM on November 1, 2017

Raijintek is no stranger to tempered glass computer cases, but three new chassis from the company are less "case" and more "glass." The Coeus...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Report: Apple might drop Qualcomm modems entirely
— 9:00 AM on November 1, 2017

Apple and Qualcomm have been poking at each other for some time. This year alone, Apple sued Qualcomm for its licensing practices, while

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a huge monitor, a cheap 1 TB SSD, and more
— 10:06 AM on October 31, 2017

Good day, fellow gerbils. I'm sure you're all waiting with bated breath for our in-depth review of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1070 Ti. Jeff's knee-deep...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays

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Friday deals: a Samsung 850 EVO 500GB for $0.28/GB and more
— 1:15 PM on October 27, 2017

Geez, guys. We're still dizzy and reeling from the lightning-quick pace of releases over the last few days. We have Ryzen mobile APUs to...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Storage Memory

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