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Deals of the week: cheap VRR displays and more
— 3:15 PM on August 12, 2016

Sorry for the late deals post today, gerbils. I've been working hard all week to get our Radeon RX 470 review back in shape...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Seagate lays claim to the world's largest SSD crown with 60TB drive
— 7:40 AM on August 12, 2016

For now, regular old spinning rust has a significant cost-per-gigabyte advantage over solid-state storage. Until fairly recently, it had a substantial advantage in density, too....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Liqid and Kingston build a 2.5" SSD with 3.6 GB/s speed
— 1:50 PM on August 11, 2016

Intriguing news keeps coming from this year's Flash Memory Summit. Yesterday, Samsung announced 64-layer V-NAND. Today, Kingston and industry newcomer Liqid announced that they've collaborated...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Western Digital's latest Gold hard drive can store 10TB
— 1:46 PM on August 11, 2016

When we covered Western Digital's introduction of its Gold hard drives for businesses, a couple of gerbils expressed dissatisfaction—facetious or not—that the largest-capacity drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung is now stacking V-NAND 64 layers high
— 4:24 PM on August 10, 2016

Samsung is dropping the mic at the Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara. The company has taken a page from Gillette's handbook (in a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel moves to achieve deep-learning Nervana with acquisition
— 3:40 PM on August 9, 2016

Deep learning technology is one of the buzziest, fastest-growing fields in tech right now. We've long heard about the potential of the technology from Nvidia,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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This photographer is delidding chips at home for our enjoyment
— 1:41 PM on August 9, 2016

It's rare for companies to release actual die shots of their hardware these days, possibly because the keen-eyed can deduce things about a chip...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Micron slaps QuantX label on 3D XPoint memory
— 11:21 AM on August 9, 2016

Intel and Micron's 3D XPoint memory technology has been drawing attention recently. The companies claim that this non-volatile memory (pronounced "3D cross-point") should provide...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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SteelSeries' Siberia 800-series headsets go after the high end
— 5:26 PM on August 8, 2016

SteelSeries is no stranger to releasing quality (and often pricey) gaming peripherals. Today, the company has turned its ears towards its Siberia lineup of headsets...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Weekend Shortbread
— 2:19 PM on August 6, 2016

Eight is Enough Neowin: Many users are reporting freezing problems with PCs running Windows 10 Anniverary Update Neowin: A new File Explorer app for...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Valve licenses its VR tracking tech and APIs for free
— 5:24 PM on August 5, 2016

Looking to develop a VR application, perhaps a headset accessory, or maybe your own VR headset? Valve's got you covered. The company is opening...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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HTC's Viveport front-end will offer VR content beyond games
— 12:36 PM on August 5, 2016

The SteamVR software interface that powers HTC's Vive headset is a solid tool for gamers,  but HTC wants to broaden the appeal of the platform...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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Deals of the week: cheap SSDs, a mechanical keyboard, and more
— 10:17 AM on August 5, 2016

Welcome to another round of Friday deals, gerbils. We've scoured the web for the best discounts around on PC components and peripherals this morning, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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National White Wine Day Shortbread
— 9:46 PM on August 4, 2016

Eight is Enough Business Insider: Intel really wants to move away from the dying PC business Activision Blizzard announces better-than-expected and record second...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Toshiba BG SSDs pack 3D TLC flash into tiny M.2 NVMe drives
— 9:58 AM on August 4, 2016

On August 8, beautiful Santa Clara, California is hosting the 2016 Flash Memory Summit, and it's no surprise that Toshiba will be there. The Japanese electronics...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Thermaltake Toughpower SFX PSUs put big power in little boxes
— 10:43 AM on August 3, 2016

The market for SFX power supplies has been steadily growing as more and more users turn an eye toward small-form-factor PCs, but there still aren't...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Updated Samsung Gear VR takes some important steps forward
— 1:47 PM on August 2, 2016

Along with the new Galaxy Note7, Samsung also revealed an updated version of its smartphone-based Gear VR headset at the Unpacked event this...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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The Tech Report System Guide: August 2016 edition
— 5:14 PM on August 1, 2016

In this edition of The Tech Report System Guide, we account for the choices that AMD's Radeon RX 480 and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 afford...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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