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ARM server SoC firm Calxeda shuts down, lays off staffers
— 11:16 AM on December 20, 2013

Remember Calxeda? Back in 2011, HP announced plans to partner up with the Austin, Texas-based startup in order to produce ARM-powered servers. Now, just...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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Universal notebook charging spec coming early next year
— 9:17 AM on December 19, 2013

Wouldn't it be nice if all notebooks conformed to a single charger standard? That's the goal of the International Electrotechnical Commission, which has

Type: News story Tags: Power Mobile computing

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Spire's new microATX case costs $55, comes with a 420W PSU
— 11:55 AM on December 17, 2013

Need a budget ATX case with all-black innards and motherboard tray cut-outs? No problem; those are a dime a dozen. Want a microATX version of...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power

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Release roundup: Thunderbolt mobos, Gold PSUs, and gaming headsets
— 5:47 PM on December 13, 2013

This week in our release roundup, we bring tidings from BitFenix, Enermax, Gigabyte, and MSI. "BitFenix - Introducing Flo Headset." This...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Power

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Next-gen Intel SSDs could have 2TB capacities, integrated heatsinks
— 9:21 AM on December 5, 2013

Information about Intel's next-gen SSDs has leaked out. Myce has published a collection of slides detailing several drives due to be released in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Data suggests consumer drives are as reliable as enterprise models
— 6:00 AM on December 5, 2013

Last month, online backup provider Backblaze published some interesting statistics on hard drive failure rates in its "storage pods." Now, the company is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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ASRock combines Avoton SoC, 12 SATA ports on Mini-ITX mobo
— 10:56 AM on November 27, 2013

Attention, home server builders. ASRock has come up with a Mini-ITX motherboard with 12 Serial ATA ports. The awkwardly named C2750D4I is based...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Servers

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LSI introduces Nytro PCIe SSDs with low power consumption, 2TB capacity
— 9:16 AM on November 20, 2013

LSI is showing off some new enterprise gear at its Accelerating Innovation Summit in San Jose, California. The most interesting products may be in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Only a few days remain to enter our Dear Diary contest
— 12:32 PM on November 8, 2013

There are only a couple of days left to enter our Dear Diary contest. We're giving away $2,300 in prizes, including gear from...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Cases Power Cooling Input devices Mobile computing

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Amazon Web Services adopts Nvidia GRID for cloud rendering
— 9:11 AM on November 6, 2013

Less than a year after its unveiling, Nvidia's GRID cloud gaming platform has been adopted by none other than Amazon. According to the

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Servers

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Our Dear Diary contest now has $2,300 worth of hardware
— 9:32 AM on November 1, 2013

We're giving away roughly $2,300 in hardware as part of our Dear Diary contest. To enter, all you have to do is write...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Cases Power Cooling Mobile computing

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HGST's helium-filled hard drive to ship this year
— 11:01 AM on October 28, 2013

Helium-filled hard drives are really happening. After working on the technology for more than six years, HGST is finally ready to roll out...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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NEC shoehorns 368 Avoton cores and 1472GB of RAM into one box
— 3:01 PM on September 17, 2013

Our visit to the Kingston booth at IDF was particularly interesting for more than one reason. With the launch of Intel's Avoton SoC for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Servers

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Is this DDR4 demo box Haswell-EP in action?
— 12:03 PM on September 17, 2013

One of the highlights of this year's Intel Developer Forum was the introduction of the Xeon E5 v2 processors based on Ivy Bridge-EP silicon....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Winner drawn in MSI GeForce GTX 760 and Corsair HX1050 PSU giveaway
— 2:52 PM on September 11, 2013

Our latest giveaway has ended, and a winner has been drawn. Congratulations, Casey Dodd. You're about to become the lucky owner of a hot-clocked...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power

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Xeon E5-2600 v2 series brings Ivy Bridge-EP to servers, workstations
— 1:30 PM on September 10, 2013

Last week, Ivy Bridge-E premiered in a trio of processors aimed at Intel's high-end X79 desktop platform. Today, similar silicon dubbed Ivy Bridge-EP heads...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Don't forget to enter our MSI GeForce GTX 760 and Corsair HX1050 giveaway
— 10:01 AM on September 6, 2013

The clock is ticking on our latest giveaway. You have until Monday, September 9 to enter to win a MSI GeForce GTX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power

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Samsung mass-producing 32GB DDR4 modules for servers
— 9:05 AM on August 30, 2013

Samsung has begun mass-producing DDR4 memory modules for next-gen servers. The modules use Samsung's own chips, which are fabbed on "20 nanometer (nm)-class" process technology....

Type: News story Tags: Memory Servers

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