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Wednesday deals: a Ryzen combo, mechanical keyboards, and storage
— 1:02 PM on October 18, 2017

Yesterday's news rush gave us no quarter and no time to dive into the sea of promotions, discount codes, and cut-throat pricing. We shall make...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Input devices

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NZXT Grid+ v3 keeps PCs quiet with machine learning
— 9:00 AM on October 18, 2017

NZXT's newest cases have an interesting "smart device" controller with a built-in microphone that the company says can tune the system's fan speed profile...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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NZXT's H700i, H400i, and H200i cases have their heads in the clouds
— 11:31 AM on October 17, 2017

Making high-end PC enclosures is a tough business. Basic cable management features, RGB LED illumination, liquid cooling support, and tempered glass side panels are all...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling

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Rumor: Samsung 970 and 980 NVMe SSDs could be on the way
— 3:30 PM on October 16, 2017

The folks at Tom's Hardware dug up some juicy info about Samsung's upcoming NVMe SSDs. According to the site, the company is readying up...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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EK-Kit S140 and S280 make liquid cooling simple
— 12:30 PM on October 16, 2017

So you're interested in liquid cooling, but maybe closed-loop units are too limiting for you. You want to jump straight into a custom-loop liquid cooler....

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Corsair's LL-series RGB LED fans combine hub and ring lighting
— 1:15 PM on October 12, 2017

Corsair knows that fans with RGB LED illumination are nothing new, and it's stepping up the game. The company has offered rotating airflow generators with...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Displays

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Thursday deals: speedy memory, Fractal Design cases, and more
— 10:12 AM on October 12, 2017

Good afternoon, gerbils and gerbilettes. It's a sunny warm day here, the birds are singing, and I can see deeply-discounted price tags flying everywhere. I'm...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Memory Input devices

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WD shows off market-ready MAMR tech for monster hard drives
— 9:00 AM on October 12, 2017

Western Digital showed off a a prototype hard drive with a potentially revolutionary new energy-assisted magnetic recording technology called microwave-assist magnetic recording (MAMR)....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Toshiba's TR200 480GB SSD reviewed
— 8:31 AM on October 11, 2017

Toshiba's first client drive with BiCS flash inside is the entry-level TR200. Join us as we find out how much storage performance you can get...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Tuesday deals: a mechanical keyboard, an ultra-wide monitor, and more
— 12:53 PM on October 10, 2017

Afternoon, folks! The TR HQ is all abuzz today with upcoming reviews, and I barely have a minute to catch my breath and look for...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Displays Input devices

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Cooler Master H411R and H412R squeeze four heatpipes into tiny towers
— 9:03 AM on October 10, 2017

There are a huge number of factors that influence heatsink performance, but one of the most obvious for tower coolers is the number of heat...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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EK CoolStream Slim radiators go where no radiator has gone before
— 1:30 PM on October 9, 2017

When I started building computers back in the early days of Socket 7, 60-mm fans were the standard option and 80-mm fans were the exotic...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Adata's SE730H 512GB portable SSD reviewed
— 10:30 AM on October 9, 2017

Adata's SE730H external SSD promises to combine the high speeds of USB 3.1 Gen 2 with a compact, weather-proof shell. We put it up against...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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der8auer and Caseking ready up tweaked Core i7-8700K CPUs
— 2:33 PM on October 6, 2017

Seemingly everyone wants to go for a swim in the deepest reaches of Coffee Lake with Intel's range-topping Core i7-8700K. The chip has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Seagate BarraCuda, IronWolf, and IronWolf Pro grow to 12TB
— 1:30 PM on October 5, 2017

Barely two weeks ago, WD announced that it would begin offering datacenter-oriented hard drives in 12TB capacity. Not to be outdone, Seagate has now...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Threadripper owners can now fire up their NVMe RAID arrays
— 9:45 AM on October 2, 2017

Combining NVMe drives for enhanced throughput or redundancy on high-end desktop platforms has been a contentious issue. Intel promised NVMe RAID capability on its...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Rumor: Intel slides talk chipsets, Gemini Lake SoCs, and an Optane SSD
— 1:45 PM on September 29, 2017

GamersNexus isn't our usual source of leaks, but nevertheless the folks there published a few slides that they claim are from an internal Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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USB 3.2 spec allows for 20 Gbps over existing Type-C cables
— 12:15 PM on September 29, 2017

Despite the fact that USB 3.1 Gen2 is still not ubiquitous in the field and in brand-new products, the USB Implementers Forum is marching forward...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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