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MSI Trident wants to be part of a portable VR rig
— 1:00 PM on November 15, 2016

The Rift and Vive VR headsets offers substantially better audiovisual fidelity compared to mobile-based VR experiences. Unfortunately, the packaging and setup for PC-based VR rigs...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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Nvidia SaturnV supercomputer takes HPC efficiency to new heights
— 9:02 AM on November 15, 2016

Fast cars have a fantasy attached to them that fuel-efficient ones do not. The latter, though, are much more practical in just about every case....

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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Cray XC50 supercomputer can probably run Crysis
— 4:26 PM on November 14, 2016

Cray isn't a name you hear about every day. For the unitiated, the company has been making supercomputers ever since "computers" were a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Networking Servers

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Sparton LPC-140G4 mini-PC is built for the trenches
— 1:23 PM on November 14, 2016

Mini-PCs tend to be small and cute things that end up on the corner of a desk or perhaps next to a TV. That's definitely...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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IBM S822LC server Powers Tesla P100 deep learning
— 10:43 AM on November 14, 2016

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has been growing his company into something greater than a graphics chip vendor for some time now. A new...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Servers

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Asus' high-end ROG GT51CA desktop connects with its user
— 5:38 PM on November 11, 2016

There's high end, and then there's high end. The ROG GT51CA from Asus is the second kind, and it's now arrived. The guts of...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Deals of the week: a hunk of storage, a fancy mobo, and small PCs
— 10:55 AM on November 11, 2016

Hello madam, may I come in? I'd like to offer you this leaflet. If you'd be so kind to spare me but a scant few...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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MSI has your back with the VR One virtual reality backpack
— 9:00 AM on November 11, 2016

As immersive as VR tries and claims to be, there's always going to be the problem of real world objects getting in the way. More...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Gaming

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2016 Macbook Pro snafu highlights the mess with USB Type-C
— 4:26 PM on November 9, 2016

The recent advent of USB Type-C reversible connectors spelled an end to plug-flipping finger gymnastics and ushered in a new era of universal compatibility along...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Radeon Pro WX cards roll up their sleeves for a hard launch
— 12:04 PM on November 7, 2016

Two members of the trio of AMD Radeon Pro WX workstation graphics cards announced at Siggraph at the end of July will soon...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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We have a winner in our Aimpad R5 giveaway
— 3:48 PM on November 4, 2016

All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately for me, that includes the time I've spent using the Aimpad R5 prototype. That's good...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices The Tech Report

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Deals of the week: graphics cards, SSDs, and speakers
— 11:07 AM on November 4, 2016

Greetings, Gerbils of the Round Table, and welcome to our humble gathering. Your sovereign has decreed that you should receive titles and lands, so rejoice!...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Samsung shows off refinements to 14-nm and 10-nm process nodes
— 12:00 PM on November 3, 2016

As process nodes become smaller and smaller, chip manufacturers have to work harder to squeeze performance and power savings out of each step. To wit,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Miscellaneous

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Zotac VR GO backpack PC lets you cut loose
— 3:00 PM on November 2, 2016

We saw a prototype of Zotac's VR backpack at Computex, but now the user-mounted gaming PC has a name: VR GO. To produce...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Dell teases a Surface Studio competitor
— 2:01 PM on November 2, 2016

Microsoft made a splash last week with its creator-focused Surface Studio all-in-one desktop PC. Windows Central reports that Dell is throwing its hat...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Radeons find a home in Zotac's Magnus ERX480
— 12:13 PM on November 2, 2016

Zotac keeps finding ways of fitting beefy hardware into its diminutive Zbox Magnus mini-PCs. In the past, the company relied on Nvidia's GPUs and Intel's integrated...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Our Aimpad R5 review sample is still up for grabs
— 12:09 PM on November 1, 2016

We liked what we saw when we reviewed the prototype Aimpad R5 analog keyboard. Now we're giving it away to some lucky gerbil...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices The Tech Report

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Gigabyte builds Brix on Apollo Lake SoCs
— 10:00 AM on October 31, 2016

Just a few weeks after refreshing the Brix lineup with Kaby Lake CPUs, Gigabyte is launching a couple of Brix mini-PCs based on

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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