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Tuesday deals: A Threadripper 1950X and mobo for $1000 and more
— 12:32 PM on November 7, 2017

Season's greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. As you may have noticed, it's now dark by 5:30 PM and sleep schedules everywhere are taking a beating. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Power Storage Displays

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Compulab fitlet2 slaps Apollo Lake in a compact, fanless package
— 10:00 AM on November 6, 2017

A name like "fitlet" brings to mind something compact and cute, and Compulab's fanless fitlet2 delivers on those promises. The compact computer measures just...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Intel brings a Core CPU and Radeon GPU together on one package
— 8:22 AM on November 6, 2017

Mmm, crow. Intel announced this morning that it's collaborating with AMD to deliver one of its eighth-generation Core processors paired with a semi-custom Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Broadcom proposes to take over Qualcomm for $130 billion
— 7:45 AM on November 6, 2017

Broadcom issued an unsolicited proposal this morning to acquire mobile technology giant Qualcomm for $70 per share in a monster cash-and-stock deal that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing Networking Personal tech

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HP Envy x360 15 brings Ryzen Mobile to the masses
— 12:00 PM on November 3, 2017

The launch of AMD's Vega-based graphics cards in August was a big deal for the company. The March release of the first...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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BitFenix Formula Gold power supplies keep it simple and quiet
— 4:30 PM on November 2, 2017

Did you know BitFenix sells power supplies, gerbils? The company already has a lineup of fancy modular units with 80+ Gold certification, but not...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1080 Ti, a nice Z370 board, and more
— 10:15 AM on November 2, 2017

Howdy, gerbils! The TR HQ is abuzz with the fans of multiple graphics cards as Jeff furiously works on finishing up the review of...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage

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Report: Apple might drop Qualcomm modems entirely
— 9:00 AM on November 1, 2017

Apple and Qualcomm have been poking at each other for some time. This year alone, Apple sued Qualcomm for its licensing practices, while

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Zotac Zbox PI335 packs lots of connectors in a tiny chassis
— 4:00 PM on October 31, 2017

We wrote about Zotac's Zbox PI225 miniature computer early last month. The PI225 packs just enough computer power for most everyday tasks into a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Tuesday deals: a huge monitor, a cheap 1 TB SSD, and more
— 10:06 AM on October 31, 2017

Good day, fellow gerbils. I'm sure you're all waiting with bated breath for our in-depth review of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1070 Ti. Jeff's knee-deep...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays

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Radeon Pro 17.Q4 drivers improve ProRender and kill bugs
— 4:47 PM on October 30, 2017

Drivers ready for the latest crop of games may get the lion's share of press time, but both AMD and Nvidia have dedicated teams working...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software Workstations

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MSI Infinite X high-end desktop is fueled by Coffee Lake
— 3:00 PM on October 30, 2017

Building a gaming PC is easier than it's ever been, but there's still a sizable part of the market that doesn't want to select individual...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Gaming

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Friday deals: a Samsung 850 EVO 500GB for $0.28/GB and more
— 1:15 PM on October 27, 2017

Geez, guys. We're still dizzy and reeling from the lightning-quick pace of releases over the last few days. We have Ryzen mobile APUs to...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Storage Memory

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Adata SX6000 SSDs bring NVMe performance at SATA prices
— 10:00 AM on October 27, 2017

These days, peak sequential read speeds for pretty much every new SATA SSD are limited by ye olde 6 Gbps SATA interface. NVMe drives promise...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel Optane SSD 900P drives deliver a big chunk of next-gen storage to desktops
— 8:37 AM on October 27, 2017

Intel's Optane SSD 900P family of SSDs take Intel's 3D Xpoint storage medium and its unique performance characteristics from the data center to the desktop....

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Intel enjoys steady growth and healthy profits in Q3 2017
— 3:59 PM on October 26, 2017

Intel posted its third-quarter financial results this afternoon, and the company is continuing its record of steady growth and healthy profits. According to GAAP,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD's Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U APUs revealed
— 8:00 AM on October 26, 2017

AMD's Ryzen 7 2700U and Ryzen 5 2500U mark the arrival of AMD's first APUs with Zen CPU cores and Vega graphics processors on board....

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Deal of the day: a Ryzen Threadripper 1950X CPU for $880
— 8:40 AM on October 25, 2017

I bet that y'all heard that AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 1950X is one heck of a processor. It's one big honkin' chip with a healthy 16...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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