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PCIe 4.0 won't actually deliver 300 watts from the slot
— 4:07 PM on August 25, 2016

A few days ago, we reported on a story from Tom's Hardware about the power on offer from PCI Express 4.0 expansion slots....

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power

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MSI shows off new motherboards and CPU coolers at Gamescom
— 9:25 AM on August 19, 2016

We don't have any boots on the ground at Gamescom in Germany, but news regarding some of the products on display there has reached our...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling

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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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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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Asus' X99-A II motherboard reviewed
— 11:42 AM on August 9, 2016

Asus' X99-A was one of our favorite X99 motherboards when it first hit the market. With the advent of Broadwell-E, Asus refreshed this winning formula...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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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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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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MSI X99A Tomahawk mobo has a laser focus on the high end
— 9:21 AM on August 2, 2016

MSI just released another of its Arsenal series of motherboards: the X99A Tomahawk. At first the name might seem understated compared to the

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Gigabyte teams with EKWB for limited-edition liquid cooling bundles
— 2:10 PM on August 1, 2016

Custom-loop liquid cooling can be a tricky task. Builders have to carefully select parts—else their expensive cooling hardware may not fit properly. Gigabyte...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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MSI Aegis Ti wraps up SLIed GTX 1080s in an aggressive shell
— 12:20 PM on July 29, 2016

Remember that MSI Aegis gaming desktop that looked like Isaac's helmet? It's remarkably small despite the potent components inside. MSI is taking a page...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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ASRock H110M-STX mobo puts the 5x5 platform in builders' hands
— 10:13 AM on July 28, 2016

Intel's Mini-STX form factor (also known as 5x5) offers an intriguing platform for builders trying to build the smallest socketed desktop PC possible, but compatible...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Asus' slim ROG G20CB desktop gets in on the Pascal party
— 9:15 AM on July 28, 2016

Like Acer's Predator G1 desktop, the Asus ROG G20CB is a small-form-factor desktop with an emphasis on gaming performance. The machine packs in...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Asus brightens up its Z170 Pro Gaming mobo with Aura RGB LEDs
— 3:01 PM on July 26, 2016

Asus's Z170 Pro Gaming motherboard made regular appearances in our system guides this last year, showing up in our coveted "sweet spot" category as...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Compact Acer Predator G1 desktop gets a Pascal supercharge
— 9:45 AM on July 20, 2016

Acer's Predator G1 desktop, which we first covered back when it was announced during the next@Acer presentation, is a curious PC. It's a...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Report: mobo market crunch puts the hurt on ECS and Biostar
— 4:55 PM on July 8, 2016

Update, July 12: Biostar reached out to us to let us know that the company is not leaving the consumer motherboard market. The original DigiTimes...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Miscellaneous

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Nvidia updates Shield Portable with security and stability fixes
— 4:37 PM on July 6, 2016

Today is apparently Nvidia update day. On top of a new set of Game Ready drivers, the company issued a software update for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Gaming

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