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HGST's Ultrastar C10K1800 mechanical drive caches data on its platters
— 11:25 AM on July 9, 2014

SSDs dominate the headlines in the storage industry, but every so often, a new mechanical drive catches our eye. Today, it's HGST's Ultrastar C10K1800,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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MSI kicks in sweet gaming gear for TR BBQ XI giveaway
— 10:15 AM on July 9, 2014

This year's TR BBQ, edition XI, is almost here. We'll be gathering in Holland, Michigan, on the shores of Lake Michigan, on Saturday, July 19...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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You can now sign up for the Survivarium beta
— 9:23 AM on July 9, 2014

It's been two years to the day since we first wrote about Survivarium, a post-apocalyptic MMOFPS by the creators of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Cliff Bleszinski is making an arena shooter for the PC
— 6:00 AM on July 9, 2014

Cliff Bleszinski is one of the gaming industry's most prominent designers—or he was, anyway. After 20 years at Epic Games, where he worked on the...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Here's a first look at Gearbox's next game
— 3:44 PM on July 8, 2014

We're still eagerly awaiting Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!, which is in development at Gearbox and 2K Australia and primed for a mid-October release. Gearbox is also...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Samsung is giving 3D V-NAND a little TLC
— 4:33 PM on July 7, 2014

Samsung's 3D flash memory, known as V-NAND, powers its 850 Pro SSD and looks to be a compelling alternative to traditional flash memory. V-NAND achieves...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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These are the PCIe SSDs Samsung reserves for big PC vendors
— 11:13 AM on July 7, 2014

We're all familiar with the 2.5" Serial ATA SSDs that Samsung makes available to end users. They're not the only drives in the company's stable,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing Servers

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Etc.
— 9:33 AM on July 7, 2014

Morning, folks. Hope you had a good holiday weekend. I had a great time blowing stuff up on the Fourth. We put on a pretty...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Samsung's 845 DC Pro SSD targets small business servers
— 8:51 AM on July 3, 2014

Samsung's SSD Global Summit in Seoul, South Korea was mostly about the 850 Pro. However, the firm also introduced a new server SSD that's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Microsoft recruiting testers for Office on Android tablets
— 6:00 AM on July 3, 2014

Microsoft's Office is already available on Android—but only for phones. According to The Verge, Microsoft is now developing a version of Office tailored...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Oculus VR about to ship first DK2 dev kits
— 5:12 PM on July 2, 2014

In March, Oculus started taking pre-orders for its new Rift development kit, the DK2. Today, the company announced that the first DK2 units

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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The Skyforge people did something; let's watch a video
— 9:52 AM on July 2, 2014

The people behind the upcoming Skyforge MMO sent me an email saying they've released information about some Divine Observatory thing in their game. The best...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Samsung's 850 Pro solid-state drive reviewed
— 9:00 PM on June 30, 2014

Most flash memory is limited to a single layer, but the V-NAND chips in Samsung's new 850 Pro SSD stack 32 layers on top of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Steam tops eight million concurrent users
— 10:13 AM on June 30, 2014

This past weekend, a record 8,020,813 gamers were on Steam at the same time. According to Valve's stats page, the new peak occurred around...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Etc.
— 9:30 AM on June 30, 2014

Morning, all. The Pentium Anniversary Edition is supposed to hit store shelves today. I noticed late last week that Micro Center has them in stock...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs The Tech Report

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The Steam sale's final day will explode your face
— 1:07 PM on June 29, 2014

Good grief, the last day of deals in the Steam Summer Sale is friggin' astounding. The best deals of the past 10 days are...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Release roundup: Mining mobos, colored coolers, and USB 3.0 thumb drives
— 5:33 PM on June 27, 2014

This week in the roundup, we've got announcements from Biostar, Lepa, and Silicon Power. Exciting, I know. My fingers are trembling with anticipation as I...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Storage

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Today on Steam: Deus Ex Human Revolution for $5, GTA IV for $6
— 1:02 PM on June 27, 2014

No, the Steam sale hasn't run out of good deals yet, shockingly enough. Today's headliners include Alan Wake, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, GTA IV, and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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