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Arctic Freezer i32 Plus cooler offers peace and quiet
— 1:30 PM on January 30, 2017

Fancy motherboards that allow for custom PWM fan curves based on CPU, motherboard, and graphics card temperatures are wonderful. For example, I'm typing this story...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Print your own Kaby Lake CPU delidding tool
— 12:00 PM on January 30, 2017

Delidding Intel CPUs is a somewhat dangerous task with meager benefits for most users. Traditionally, the process required pliers, a vise, a blade, a little...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Haswell IGPs get their last driver update for Windows 7 and 8.1
— 9:15 AM on January 30, 2017

All good things must come to an end. In turn, all outdated software meets its maker in the grand scheme of things. The terminus...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software Windows

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Wine project spills out a 2.0 release
— 2:17 PM on January 27, 2017

Advances in virtualization technology and web applications coupled with ever-rising memory and storage capacities have progressively turned the stage lights away from Wine, a software...

Type: News story Tags: Windows Mac Linux-Unix

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Windows 10 Game Mode will prioritize games for smoother play
— 4:49 PM on January 25, 2017

Remember that "Game Mode" feature that Twitter user WalkingCat found in Windows 10 build 14997? When we first heard about it, we were left...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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CPU heatsink makers ready up Socket AM4 mounting kits
— 1:35 PM on January 25, 2017

A while back, we got a clue that Socket AM4 would use a new heatsink mounting system when be quiet! announced it would be giving...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Miscellaneous

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In Win 301 microATX case is stylish and compact
— 12:05 PM on January 25, 2017

We haven't covered In Win's 303 ATX mid-tower case, but other sites seemed to like it. The company probably figured it had...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling

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Microsoft releases open-source DirectX Shader Compiler
— 9:02 AM on January 25, 2017

At GDC last year, Microsoft pulled back the curtain on the graphics technologies coming with Shader Model 6.0. As it turns out, the company...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software Windows

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Google Voice gets a long-overdue update
— 10:00 AM on January 24, 2017

After five years without a significant update you'd be forgiven for thinking that Google Voice was going the way of Reader or iGoogle—projects that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Personal tech

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iOS 10.2.1 update plugs multiple security holes
— 9:00 AM on January 24, 2017

Apple's iOS 10.2.1 update is now available to the public. The new version doesn't include major feature changes or improvements, but it fixes a...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Asus Tinker Board gives the Raspberry Pi 3 a run for its money
— 1:30 PM on January 20, 2017

Most would say the original Raspberry Pi got the single-board computer craze (SBC) going. Since then, the Raspberry Pi got three major hardware revisions,...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Systems Personal tech

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Microsoft releases Pix DX12 tuning and debugging tool for Windows
— 10:00 AM on January 20, 2017

For three generations of Xbox consoles, game developers have used Microsoft's Pix tool for graphics performance tuning and debugging. Microsoft says that developers looking to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Cryorig's QF140 fans offer a choice of silence or performance
— 9:06 AM on January 20, 2017

Cooling company Cryorig has unveiled a pair of new fans based on its existing QF120 series, but in an enlarged 140-mm form factor. Where Cyrorig...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Antec Cube Mini-ITX chassis gets EKWB-certified
— 10:10 AM on January 18, 2017

I haven't built a liquid-cooled rig since the days of the Athlon Thunderbird, but if I did, I'd probably be ordering most of the...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling

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be quiet! unveils entry-level Pure Base 600 chassis
— 10:31 AM on January 17, 2017

The silence seekers at be quiet! have been toiling away at making computer components less audibly-noticeable for over a decade. The company's Pure Base...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling

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Chnano RGB LED gloves put some flash on your fingers
— 2:46 PM on January 12, 2017

RGB LED-illuminated products were the most conspicuous new additions to many products at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. Though they may not have been on...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming Personal tech

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iOS market share grows over the holidays as Android declines
— 2:58 PM on January 11, 2017

Companies like Samsung and Google continue to pump out flagship Android phones, while Huawei and OnePlus aim for more affordable handsets. All the while though,...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Upcoming Windows 10 build offers improved privacy settings
— 9:54 AM on January 11, 2017

As of last August, about two-thirds of gerbils who responded to our poll said they took Microsoft's offer of a free Windows 10 upgrade....

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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