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Asus adds VR-ready Vivo X and VivoMini PCs to its lineup
— 5:57 PM on January 4, 2017

One of virtual reality's biggest problems lies in just how unapproachable it is. It's tough to setup, tough to explain, and requires lots of bulky...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Acer GX-series desktops offer an easy path towards gaming
— 3:00 PM on January 4, 2017

Acer has pulled back the curtain on gaming-focused GX desktops. These look to be designed for buyers that want to become part of the so-called...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Acer shows off powerful laptops and a Chromebook at CES
— 2:00 PM on January 4, 2017

Acer unveiled a series of new Aspire and Predator laptops at CES this week. A standout among them is the ostentatious Acer Predator 21X (which...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Toshiba's Portégé X20W convertible notebook turns heads
— 9:16 AM on January 4, 2017

Device manufacturers seem convinced that consumers want their gadgets thin and light above all else. Toshiba's new 2-in-1 convertible PC, the Portégé X20W, definitely follows...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Kaby Lake CPUs find a tiny home in the ECS Liva Z Plus
— 4:39 PM on January 3, 2017

There's something to be said for a desktop PC that doesn't take over the top of your desk. Just in time for CES this year,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Zotac will show off a Kaby Lake Zbox and more at CES 2017
— 2:22 PM on December 30, 2016

With CES not even a week away, hardware companies are announcing their lineups for the show. Zotac has plans to show off a new model...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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The Tech Report System Guide: December 2016 edition
— 2:07 PM on December 29, 2016

In this pre-CES edition of The Tech Report System Guide, we account for new products and price cuts in the entry-level graphics card market. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Lenovo shows off updated ThinkPads with Kaby Lake CPUs
— 3:41 PM on December 28, 2016

Ahead of this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Lenovo announced that it's refreshed its lineup of ThinkPad laptops. The headline feature for the updated...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Asus Chromebook C302CA with USB Type-C makes a brief appearance
— 9:14 AM on December 28, 2016

For a brief moment yesterday, it looked as if Asus had a new Chromebook ready for us to check out in time for the New...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Gigabyte Brix Gaming GT takes a GTX 1080 on the road
— 10:07 AM on December 27, 2016

We've taken a look at Gigabyte's compact Brix gaming systems in the past. Now, the Brix Gaming GT is poised to take a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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Zotac's Zbox Magnus EN1070 mini-PC reviewed
— 11:24 AM on December 22, 2016

Zotac's Zbox Magnus EN1070 mini-PC packs a GeForce GTX 1070 and a quad-core Intel CPU into a footprint not much larger than a bare Mini-ITX...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Samsung Notebook 9 laptops are lighter than ever with Kaby Lake
— 5:45 PM on December 19, 2016

Samsung announced yesterday that it's refreshing its flagship Notebook 9 laptops in 13" and 15" sizes with Intel's Kaby Lake processors, just in time...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Gigabyte's P57X v6 gaming notebook reviewed
— 2:56 PM on December 19, 2016

Powered by Nvidia's mobile GeForce GTX 1070, Gigabyte's P57X v6 laptop promises truly desktop-class desktop-class performance in a relatively compact and portable chassis. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Qualcomm readies up 48-core Centriq 2400 ARM server chip
— 12:51 PM on December 9, 2016

Maybe 2017 will be the year that ARM servers finally become a thing. After demoing a 24-core server chip a little more than a...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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WD unveils a raft of HGST enterprise storage products
— 2:30 PM on December 6, 2016

Western Digital unveiled a raft of HGST-branded enterprise storage products today, including a range of NVMe PCIe drives, high-capacity 2.5" SAS SSDs, and 3.5"...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Micron 5100-series SSDs make speedy datacenter storage cheaper
— 4:34 PM on December 5, 2016

Being one of the world's leading NAND flash manufacturers, one could say that Micron would like nothing more than to see hard drives go away....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Intel takes the lid off the full specs of its Apollo Lake NUCs
— 2:01 PM on December 5, 2016

The rumors of Atom's death were greatly exaggerated. Intel just released documents with the final specifications of its latest NUC kits, called the NUC6CAYH and...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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ASRock Beebox-S reports for HTPC duty
— 9:01 AM on December 2, 2016

Every shake of the magic eight-ball seems to deliver the same conclusions regarding Intel's Kaby Lake seventh-generation Core CPUs: a little extra battery life...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems

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