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Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer ends tomorrow
— 11:06 AM on July 28, 2016

When Windows 10 launched on July 29 of last year, Microsoft made the surprising move of offering the operating system as a free upgrade to...

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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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Asus brightens up its Z170 Pro Gaming mobo with Aura RGB LEDs
— 3:01 PM on July 26, 2016

Asus's Z170 Pro Gaming motherboard made regular appearances in our system guides this last year, showing up in our coveted "sweet spot" category as...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Seagate Nytro family now includes a 2TB M.2 SSD
— 1:52 PM on July 26, 2016

When Seagate purchased LSI's flash business, it acquired a range of PCI Express SSDs wearing "Nytro" branding. Those drives currently come in PCIe add-in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Crucial fills out MX300 SSDs with 275GB, 525GB, and 1TB models
— 11:25 AM on July 26, 2016

Crucial's MX300 SSD impressed us with a solid blend of performance and capacity for its price. That drive was the first to use Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Adata covers all of its bases with fast, durable external SSDs
— 1:01 PM on July 25, 2016

Samsung isn't the only company on the market with a portable SSD to its name. The folks at Adata are taking a couple different...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Super Talent Nova PCIe SSDs expand the U.2-niverse
— 9:25 AM on July 21, 2016

Californian memory company Super Talent is throwing its ante into the NVMe pot with the new Nova SSD family. These 2.5" MLC drives are...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate BarraCuda Pro hard drives bring 10TB to the masses
— 10:01 AM on July 19, 2016

SSDs are all the rage in storage nowadays, but hard drives are still the winners for storing large amounts of data cost-effectively. Seagate is taking...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Microsoft offers last-minute promos for Windows 10 holdouts
— 9:07 AM on July 19, 2016

The long-standing free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends next week. To encourage the remaining holdouts to jump ship to the new operating system,...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Cooler Master MasterBox 5 makes modularity more attainable
— 4:35 PM on July 12, 2016

Cooler Master's MasterCase 5 is a favorite of ours for higher-end systems, but its $105-and-up price tag is rather spendy for budget builds. Cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Seagate restructuring plan will shed 6,500 jobs
— 3:40 PM on July 12, 2016

Seagate reported some preliminary financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter today. The company took in $2.65 billion in revenue on 37 million hard...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung's 850 EVO SSD family now boasts a 4TB monster
— 9:00 AM on July 11, 2016

Samsung is making another big splash in the storage market this morning. The company is doubling the top-end capacity of its popular 850 EVO...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: mobo market crunch puts the hurt on ECS and Biostar
— 4:55 PM on July 8, 2016

Update, July 12: Biostar reached out to us to let us know that the company is not leaving the consumer motherboard market. The original DigiTimes...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Miscellaneous

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Samsung launches a fleet of fast, tiny UFS memory cards
— 7:48 AM on July 8, 2016

Samsung's recent advances in the storage front have been nothing short of impressive. Not that long ago, the company announced a single-BGA-package NVMe SSD....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Microsoft's final Windows 10 upgrade prompt goes full-screen
— 8:11 AM on July 6, 2016

The free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends July 29, and Microsoft wants to make sure that all users that haven't yet upgraded are aware...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Thermaltake Core P3 case takes up less wall space
— 9:30 AM on July 5, 2016

Earlier this year at Computex, we took a peek at Thermaltake's Core P3, a wall-mounted case that puts the hardware inside on full display....

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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New Wireless-AC features improve speed and stability
— 9:52 AM on June 30, 2016

Back in 2013, the Wi-Fi Alliance created a certification program for 802.11ac devices to ensure interoperability. That program is now expanding with a new...

Type: News story Tags: Networking

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