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Here's the second round of G.Skill prize winners from the TR BBQ
— 7:07 PM on August 23, 2016

A scant month ago, TR gerbils from across the country made their annual pilgrimage to the sandy shores of Lake Michigan for the "second-10th"...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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HBM3 and GDDR6 emerge fresh from the oven of Hot Chips
— 12:38 PM on August 23, 2016

The Hot Chips conference is going strong in Cupertino, California, and the first juicy tidbits of information have started popping up from folks at...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Report: PCIe 4.0 slots will deliver more power and higher speeds
— 1:36 PM on August 22, 2016

Few peripheral interconnects are as common as PCI Express these days, so major changes to that standard are big news. Last week at IDF, Tom's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: a powerful, affordable notebook and more
— 11:12 AM on August 19, 2016

 Happy Friday, gerbils. We're back from IDF now, and we've sifted through the computer hardware deals that have stacked up in our absence to see...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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AMD open-sources VR audio and video-acceleration SDKs
— 3:00 PM on August 17, 2016

AMD is adding source code for two of its SDKs—TrueAudio Next and version 1.3 of the Advanced Media Framework—to its GPUOpen developer resource...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Software

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Lian-Li introduces two standing desks sans the PC case
— 2:13 PM on August 17, 2016

The health benefits of standing desks are the subject of a lot of controversy, but even the staunchest proponents of standing to work agree that...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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IDF16 keynote live blog, day two
— 9:22 AM on August 17, 2016

After a successful first run yesterday, we'll be live-blogging the IDF day two keynote this morning. Today, we'll hear from Dr. Murthy Renduchintala, president of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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Join us as we live-blog Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's IDF16 keynote
— 10:06 AM on August 16, 2016

Morning, everybody. We're on the ground at the Intel Developer Forum this week, and Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will be kicking things off today at...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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Deals of the week: cheap VRR displays and more
— 3:15 PM on August 12, 2016

Sorry for the late deals post today, gerbils. I've been working hard all week to get our Radeon RX 470 review back in shape...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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