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MSI shows off new motherboards and CPU coolers at Gamescom
— 9:25 AM on August 19, 2016

We don't have any boots on the ground at Gamescom in Germany, but news regarding some of the products on display there has reached our...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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Intel announces next-gen Knights Mill Xeon Phi accelerator
— 10:29 AM on August 18, 2016

You may all be wondering what's up with the Internet's coverage of IDF, since there wasn't a lot of news coming from that front yesterday....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Adata SC660 and HC660 external drives offer speed or capacity
— 10:05 AM on August 18, 2016

Adata is announcing a pair of external storage products today with an emphasis on stylish design and light weight. Both the Premier HC660 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD gives us our first real moment of Zen
— 8:00 AM on August 18, 2016

At a special event yesterday evening, AMD gave us our first peek under the hood of the Zen CPU architecture and gave a gutsy performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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The budget CPU overclocking dream may still be alive at Intel
— 5:55 PM on August 16, 2016

Intel's Pentium Anniversary Edition chip was a surprise to us when it launched a little over two years ago. Sure, that 53W chip offered...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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ARM and Intel team up to ease custom 10-nm FinFET development
— 2:57 PM on August 16, 2016

ARM is broadening its 10-nm ambitions today with a surprising new partnership. The company is making its Artisan physical IP toolkit available for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: AMD Zen engineering samples leaked and benchmarked
— 4:29 PM on August 12, 2016

With the recent graphics card releases more or less out of the way, it's now time to turn our collective attention to everything Zen....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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Seagate lays claim to the world's largest SSD crown with 60TB drive
— 7:40 AM on August 12, 2016

For now, regular old spinning rust has a significant cost-per-gigabyte advantage over solid-state storage. Until fairly recently, it had a substantial advantage in density, too....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Liqid and Kingston build a 2.5" SSD with 3.6 GB/s speed
— 1:50 PM on August 11, 2016

Intriguing news keeps coming from this year's Flash Memory Summit. Yesterday, Samsung announced 64-layer V-NAND. Today, Kingston and industry newcomer Liqid announced that they've collaborated...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Western Digital's latest Gold hard drive can store 10TB
— 1:46 PM on August 11, 2016

When we covered Western Digital's introduction of its Gold hard drives for businesses, a couple of gerbils expressed dissatisfaction—facetious or not—that the largest-capacity drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung is now stacking V-NAND 64 layers high
— 4:24 PM on August 10, 2016

Samsung is dropping the mic at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara. The company has taken a page from Gillette's handbook (in a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Asus' X99-A II motherboard reviewed
— 11:42 AM on August 9, 2016

Asus' X99-A was one of our favorite X99 motherboards when it first hit the market. With the advent of Broadwell-E, Asus refreshed this winning formula...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Micron slaps QuantX label on 3D XPoint memory
— 11:21 AM on August 9, 2016

Intel and Micron's 3D XPoint memory technology has been drawing attention recently. The companies claim that this non-volatile memory (pronounced "3D cross-point") should provide...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Toshiba BG SSDs pack 3D TLC flash into tiny M.2 NVMe drives
— 9:58 AM on August 4, 2016

On August 8, beautiful Santa Clara, California is hosting the 2016 Flash Memory Summit, and it's no surprise that Toshiba will be there. The Japanese electronics...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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MSI X99A Tomahawk mobo has a laser focus on the high end
— 9:21 AM on August 2, 2016

MSI just released another of its Arsenal series of motherboards: the X99A Tomahawk. At first the name might seem understated compared to the

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Gigabyte teams with EKWB for limited-edition liquid cooling bundles
— 2:10 PM on August 1, 2016

Custom-loop liquid cooling can be a tricky task. Builders have to carefully select parts—else their expensive cooling hardware may not fit properly. Gigabyte...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Toshiba's latest BiCS flash is stacked 64 layers high
— 2:54 PM on July 27, 2016

Toshiba is stacking its 3D flash ever higher. In tandem with Western Digital (who now owns former Toshiba partner SanDisk), the company announced its...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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