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Computex 2017: Intel unleashes NVMe RAID for X299
— 11:45 AM on June 1, 2017

The unveiling of Intel's X299 chipset has made a big splash here at Computex 2017. The major motherboard manufacturers are all aflutter showing off...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Ballistix Tactical Tracer RGB memory is visible from afar
— 5:30 PM on May 30, 2017

Judging by recent product launches, the most important feature in a new stick of memory these days isn't speed, reliability, or capacity. You know what...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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HyperX Predator DDR4 kits dial in frequencies up to 4000 MT/s
— 4:45 PM on May 30, 2017

With AMD's latest Ryzen AGESA coming in June and bearing the promise of an extended range of memory multipliers, it wouldn't surprise us to...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Toshiba puts 64-layer BiCS to work aboard the XG5 NVMe SSD
— 2:31 PM on May 30, 2017

Toshiba's NAND foundries are spinning up 64-layer versions of the company's BiCS 3D flash memory now, and those chips are marking their first launch...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD announces two lines of SSDs with 64-layer 3D NAND
— 2:30 PM on May 30, 2017

In May, Toshiba made some headlines when it announced that its 64-layer BiCS flash memory was about to debut in consumer devices. As it...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deals of the week: lots of motherboards and a cheap GTX 1080
— 10:57 AM on May 26, 2017

Greeting, gerbil boys and gerbil girls! The large amount of news published yesterday probably tipped you off to the fact that Computex 2017 is about...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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Ryzen AGESA 1.0.0.6 exposes more memory overclocking options
— 4:12 PM on May 25, 2017

Over the past couple months, we've come to understand that memory speed and latency plays a major role in Ryzen CPU performance. Higher speeds and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Memory

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Kingston KC1000 SSDs jump into the consumer NVMe space
— 2:30 PM on May 25, 2017

Kingston has shipped M.2 SATA SSDs and PCIe NVMe drives. It has even offered M.2 NVMe drives under its HyperX gaming brand. However, we believe...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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NVMe 1.3 arrives with a host of handy features
— 9:00 AM on May 25, 2017

NVMe drives are just beginning to hit the mainstream, and the interface's designers have published the 1.3 revision of the NVMe specification. Version 1.3...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deals of the week: nice mobos, cheap RAM, and more
— 10:21 AM on May 19, 2017

These gerbilssss... theys conssstantly out on the prowl. Tricksy gerbilses. I knows what they wantses, my preciousss hardware. But I gives it not to them,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Storage Memory

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WD Red drives will let you add storage 10TB at a time
— 3:30 PM on May 18, 2017

We all love solid-state storage. Modern SSDs are fast, dense, and not too expensive, relatively speaking. That is, relative to what they used to cost....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Corsair's Force Series MP500 240GB NVMe SSD reviewed
— 1:01 PM on May 18, 2017

Corsair is throwing its hat into the NVMe SSD ring with the Force MP500 drive. We subjected the drive to our testing gauntlet to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Optane DIMMs and companion CPUs will arrive in 2018
— 9:00 AM on May 18, 2017

Intel's Optane Memory tech showcases what 3D Xpoint memory can do on a limited scale, but the potential for Optane extends well beyond hard-drive...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Memory

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SK Hynix's first GDDR6 RAM will initially top out at 14 Gbps
— 9:03 AM on May 16, 2017

A few weeks ago, SK Hynix announced that it would start mass-producing 16 Gbps GDDR6 memory, and teased its plans to have the high-speed...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Deals of the week: high-end graphics cards, big hard drives, and more
— 11:58 AM on May 12, 2017

Good afternoon, dear sirs. We understand that some of you may still be gazing at the beautiful hues of Corsair's latest Dominator RAM kit,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Power Storage

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Corsair's Dominator Platinum Special Edition Torque memory reviewed
— 10:27 AM on May 12, 2017

Corsair's Dominator Platinum Special Edition Torque RAM boasts swift 3200 MT/s speeds and hot-rod-inspired looks to match. We ran it down the drag strip at...

Type: Feature article Tags: Memory

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Toshiba shows 64-layer BiCS flash running at Dell EMC World
— 10:00 AM on May 11, 2017

Dell EMC World 2017 is wrapping up today. Among the announcements of note came the news that Toshiba is beginning to use its third-generation,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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The Tech Report System Guide: May 2017 edition
— 3:31 PM on May 9, 2017

AMD's Ryzen 5 CPUs are shaking up the midrange CPU market, and we're here to help builders navigate this unfamiliar terrain. We also account for...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Cooling Storage

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