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Report: PCIe 4.0 slots will deliver more power and higher speeds
— 1:36 PM on August 22, 2016

Few peripheral interconnects are as common as PCI Express these days, so major changes to that standard are big news. Last week at IDF, Tom's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deals of the week: a powerful, affordable notebook and more
— 11:12 AM on August 19, 2016

 Happy Friday, gerbils. We're back from IDF now, and we've sifted through the computer hardware deals that have stacked up in our absence to see...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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AMD open-sources VR audio and video-acceleration SDKs
— 3:00 PM on August 17, 2016

AMD is adding source code for two of its SDKs—TrueAudio Next and version 1.3 of the Advanced Media Framework—to its GPUOpen developer resource...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Miscellaneous Software

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Lian-Li introduces two standing desks sans the PC case
— 2:13 PM on August 17, 2016

The health benefits of standing desks are the subject of a lot of controversy, but even the staunchest proponents of standing to work agree that...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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HP fills out its Omen gaming portfolio with new PCs and more
— 12:34 PM on August 17, 2016

Just in case you thought it wasn't serious about serving the gamer market, HP is growing its Omen gaming PC line again. A new...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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IDF16 keynote live blog, day two
— 9:22 AM on August 17, 2016

After a successful first run yesterday, we'll be live-blogging the IDF day two keynote this morning. Today, we'll hear from Dr. Murthy Renduchintala, president of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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MSI does a top-to-bottom Pascal refresh of its gaming notebooks
— 1:38 PM on August 16, 2016

Nvidia's powerful Pascal graphics chips have arrived in laptops, and MSI has a fleet of machines at the ready. The laptops aren't powered by "M" model...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems Mobile computing

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Zotac Magnus EN10 brings Pascal to Zbox mini-PCs
— 10:07 AM on August 16, 2016

The launch of the latest series of mobile GeForce chips today is a big deal, and everyone's getting new product launches in as a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Join us as we live-blog Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's IDF16 keynote
— 10:06 AM on August 16, 2016

Morning, everybody. We're on the ground at the Intel Developer Forum this week, and Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will be kicking things off today at...

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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...

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BitFenix Aurora case blends tempered glass and clean lines
— 12:04 PM on August 11, 2016

BitFenix is announcing some new products that should go together like cookies and cream. The Aurora case is a mid-tower design that can accept...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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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,...

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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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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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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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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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be quiet!'s Silent Base 800 case reviewed
— 2:57 PM on July 29, 2016

be quiet!'s Silent Base 800 full tower case features extensive silencing features throughout for quiet operation. We tested this case to see whether be quiet!'s...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases

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