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Alienware's Steam machine switches to Windows, starts at $549
— 10:38 AM on June 10, 2014

Last month, Valve revealed that the first official Steam Machines would be delayed until 2015. The custom Steam controller is being tweaked, and Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Deal of the week: Radeons, memory, and Devil's Canyon
— 11:53 AM on June 6, 2014

This is actually our second deals post of the week. Our first covered discounts on Crucial's new MX100 SSD, most of which have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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Microsoft releases Windows drivers for the Xbox One controller
— 11:51 AM on June 5, 2014

If you own an Xbox One, your controller can now serve double duty as a PC gamepad. Microsoft's Larry Hryb, a.k.a. Major Nelson, posted...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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G-Sync monitor, mini gaming PCs among Asus' new ROG gear
— 10:44 AM on June 3, 2014

Earlier today at Computex, Asus let loose a veritable cornucopia of items under its Republic of Gamers brand. Among them: two stylish mini gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays

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Crucial ships DDR4 for servers, desktop modules coming in August
— 5:47 PM on June 2, 2014

Crucial has made several DDR4-related announcements to coincide with the Computex trade show in Taiwan. The first is that the company is now shipping...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Zotac goes fanless with Zbox C-series mini-PCs
— 8:00 AM on June 2, 2014

Small PCs usually rely on equally small, noisy fans, but Zotac is kicking off Computex 2014 by eliminating active cooling entirely from its latest Zbox...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Valve now looking at 2015 release for Steam machines
— 9:24 AM on May 28, 2014

Welp, I guess Steam machines won't be coming this year after all. In...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Core i5, Maxwell power new Zbox mini-PC
— 9:16 AM on May 27, 2014

Another Zbox mini-PC has landed in Zotac's lineup, and it looks suspiciously like the Steam machine Zotac unveiled in January. The newly announced...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Spherical mini PC shows how Zotac rolls
— 10:00 AM on May 21, 2014

Mini PCs have long been available in multiple sizes. Now, you can get them in multiple shapes. Zotac's new Zbox Sphere OI520 Series eschews the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Steam machine will be 'least profitable' Alienware system
— 9:22 AM on May 21, 2014

When Valve unveiled some of the upcoming Steam machines back in January, we saw many designs, including at least a couple of full-fledged gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Surface Pro 3 looks to replace tablets, laptops with one device
— 11:00 AM on May 20, 2014

Microsoft has just spilled the beans on its Surface Pro 3 tablet, and the details are really quite interesting. The company has taken a fresh...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Bay Trail Brix has dual cores, no fans
— 6:00 AM on May 20, 2014

In April, Intel introduced a fanless NUC powered by its Bay Trail SoC. We were briefly excited, but it turns out the machine...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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Friday night topic: What's wrong with your computer?
— 4:57 PM on May 16, 2014

I'm pretty much the plumber with a leaky sink when it comes to my own PC. I kind of suspect some of you all...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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TR's May 2014 System Guide
— 2:01 PM on May 15, 2014

We've got an exciting System Guide update this time around. The CPU market has broken out of its rut, a spate of new motherboards...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Toshiba and SanDisk partner on new fab for 3D NAND
— 9:08 AM on May 15, 2014

Last summer, Samsung kicked off mass production of three-dimensional NAND that layers memory cells vertically. It's not the only one working on stacked NAND...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Half-Life 2 and Portal now available for Nvidia's Shield
— 10:09 AM on May 12, 2014

My guess was correct, which I realize isn't saying much. Still, I was surprised this morning to learn that both Half-Life 2 and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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So I presume Nvidia's Shield is getting Half-Life 2
— 1:53 PM on May 9, 2014

Let's play the "send me an object to interpret" game. Seems to be all the rage these days, with creepy pictures and cakes...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Game consoles

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AOC's Android-powered all-in-one systems start at $300
— 10:33 AM on May 5, 2014

Android has long been a staple of smartphones and tablets. Now, it's starting to infiltrate the desktop. AOC has uncorked a couple of...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Operating systems

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