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Toshiba gets on the starting blocks for its latest NAND fab
— 12:30 PM on February 9, 2017

Japanese electronics manufacturer Toshiba has been suffering some financial difficulties as of late. These losses are at least partially related to a 2015...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Rumor: Ryzen processors might top out at $490
— 9:02 AM on February 9, 2017

Almost everyone's expecting Ryzen processors to be reasonably competitive with Intel's offerings in terms of performance, but if they're priced the same, then "reasonably competitive"...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel plans $7 billion Fab 42 investment for 7-nm production
— 1:03 PM on February 8, 2017

Intel's 10-nm products are likely in production as we speak. Seven nanometers is the next stop on the roadmap, and the company revealed today that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD touts Zen die size advantage at ISSCC
— 8:57 AM on February 8, 2017

AMD has had a tough time competing with Intel's CPUs over the last few years. The modular philosophy in AMD's construction-core processors could never...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Some embedded Atom CPUs can brick their host systems
— 4:32 PM on February 7, 2017

If we had to guess at the most-feared word in the CPU industry, "erratum" would be a top contender. When a major silicon bug makes...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Asus' Kaby Lake OC guide helps users toward the 5GHz summit
— 4:39 PM on February 6, 2017

Overclocking a processor takes a lot of guesswork–especially when it's a freshly-released CPU like Intel's Core i7-7700K. From figuring out the target voltage you...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Rumor: AMD Ryzen CPU lineup leaks with six-core models in tow
— 12:36 PM on February 6, 2017

The internet is ablaze with rumors of a leaked lineup of AMD's hotly-anticipated Ryzen CPUs. The leak in question first originated

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Deals of the week: a spiffy mobo, fast graphics cards, and more
— 10:48 AM on February 3, 2017

Welcome to today's edition of TR's Compute Cooking Show. First, we need to start with a good motherboard. Then, we liberally sprinkle as much RAM...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage Memory

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Rumor: future MacBooks may contain more Apple-designed chips
— 10:00 AM on February 2, 2017

First and foremost, let us make it clear that this story is not about Apple moving to replace the Intel Core CPUs currently found across...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing Mac

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Poll: How are Kaby Lake and Ryzen shaping your PC-building plans?
— 8:52 AM on February 2, 2017

Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs are out now, and AMD's Ryzen CPUs are slated for a first-quarter release. With those winds of change blowing, we figure...

Poll Question: • How are Kaby Lake and Ryzen shaping your PC-building plans?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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HGST stays atop the charts in latest Backblaze reliability stats
— 2:30 PM on February 1, 2017

Cloud backup outfit Backblaze runs its business by buying large quantities of mostly consumer-grade hard drives, running them in close quarters, and planning around...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Apple revenue hits an all-time high in its fiscal first quarter
— 4:49 PM on January 31, 2017

Apple released its fiscal 2017 first-quarter financial results today. Over the holiday season, the company raked in $78.3 billion, up 3% from this time last...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mac

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AMD just misses breaking even in the fourth quarter of 2016
— 4:23 PM on January 31, 2017

AMD's fourth-quarter 2016 financials are in. The company reported $1.1 billion in revenue, up 15% year-over-year, and it held operating losses to just $3 million,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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Rumor: changes in SK Hynix catalog could hint at Vega HBM speeds
— 2:30 PM on January 31, 2017

Nineteen months have passed since AMD introduced its Fiji-based R9 Fury X graphics card. With bite-size and double-wide siblings along for the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory Gaming

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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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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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Deals of the week: tons o' graphics cards, a fast monitor, and RAM
— 11:27 AM on January 27, 2017

Behold, gerbils! Welcome to the magic show of El Dealino, the Mexican wizard known throughout lands far and wide. He is able to pull incredibly...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Displays Memory Input devices

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Intel's fourth-quarter earnings close 2016 on a high note
— 4:07 PM on January 26, 2017

Intel closed out its 2016 books today, and the results are rosy. The company posted $16.4 billion in revenue for the last quarter of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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