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Intel SSD 545s arrives with 64-layer 3D TLC flash aboard
— 10:00 AM on June 27, 2017

Intel's got a new SSD out today, gerbils. No, don't get excited, it's not an Optane-powered model. The new drive is the SSD 545s, and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Radeon Vega Frontier Edition launches today for $999 and up
— 9:36 AM on June 27, 2017

AMD's Radeon Vega Frontier Edition graphics card launches today, and we have official answers for most of the questions that have arisen about the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Asus and Sapphire offer digital pickaxes to crypto-miners
— 5:30 PM on June 26, 2017

Do you want a graphics card? Well, how do you feel about grossly over-paying for it? If your answer was "no thanks," you're out of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Rumor: Six-core Coffee Lake CPU pops up in Geekbench
— 4:19 PM on June 26, 2017

Buyers looking for CPUs with more than four cores and eight threads have always had to look beyond Intel's mainstream desktop platforms. The silicon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Hyper-Threading erratum rears its head in Skylake and Kaby Lake
— 8:30 AM on June 26, 2017

CPUs can ship with bugs just as software can, and members of the Debian Linux community have uncovered what they claim is a serious...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Deals of the week: Z270 mobos, spinning storage, and more
— 12:43 PM on June 23, 2017

Howdy gerbils. Things have been more than a little hot around here, but there's no time to lose. Deals are popping up and disappearing...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage Displays Networking

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Windows Insider Build 16226 gives users a look at GPU utilization
— 9:00 AM on June 23, 2017

Microsoft's work on the Fall Creators Update continues apace, and new features are rolling out steadily to Windows Insiders. Most notably, Microsoft has added a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Windows

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Imagination Technologies hangs a "for sale" sign in its window
— 11:59 AM on June 22, 2017

When we last heard from Imagination Technologies, the company was preparing to sell off its MIPS and Ensigma businesses as it girded itself

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Vulkan is about to erupt in CryEngine 5.4
— 11:30 AM on June 22, 2017

All the attention lately has been on ultra-high-end graphics cards and expensive CPUs with cores for days, but work continues in the direction...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Douse Nvidia's finest with the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hydro Copper
— 4:30 PM on June 21, 2017

If you're going to the trouble of building a custom watercooling loop, you're probably building a pretty high-end system. Right now, if we're talking high-end...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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MSI packs thunder with the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z
— 2:54 PM on June 21, 2017

MSI's set of Lightning-labeled gear is growing again this summer with the addition of the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z. This beefy two-and-a-half-slot...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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FinalWire updates AIDA64 for Core X CPUs and the X299 platform
— 1:00 PM on June 21, 2017

FinalWire has updated its popular AIDA64 benchmarking and system monitoring tool for use with Intel's latest Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X desktop CPUs and...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box is a pre-packaged powerhouse
— 10:00 AM on June 21, 2017

External GPU docks haven't really hit the mainstream yet. There are a variety of reasons for this, but among them could be the hassle, size,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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AMD proudly reveals the Vega-powered Instinct MI25 accelerator
— 9:00 AM on June 21, 2017

Late last year, AMD let us peek behind the curtain at its upcoming Radeon Instinct compute accelerators and Radeon Open Compute platform (ROCm). These...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD's Epyc 7000-series CPUs revealed
— 3:00 PM on June 20, 2017

AMD's Epyc server CPU lineup is here. We take a tour of AMD's implementations of Zen for the data center and explore the company's first...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Servers

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SPEC updates its CPU benchmark for the first time in 11 years
— 11:30 AM on June 20, 2017

The non-profit Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) has released an update of its popular CPU benchmarking tool, fittingly dubbed SPEC CPU2017. The new version...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Aorus GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Waterforce is ready for the summer
— 9:00 AM on June 20, 2017

The Aorus GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Edition is a great piece of hardware, there's no doubt about it. If you're running an open-loop liquid-cooled...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Varjo tries to bring vision-quality VR out of the shadows
— 3:18 PM on June 19, 2017

Virtual reality headsets are interesting fare, but a number of challenges remain in the march towards making them useful for many applications. Finnish outfit...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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