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Samsung wins Snapdragon 820s as it begins 14-nm LPP production
— 7:27 AM on January 14, 2016

Samsung announced that it's begun mass production of chips using its 14-nm Low Power Plus (LPP) process, the latest generation of its FinFET fabrication...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Gigabyte presents a barbershop quartet of Xeon D mobos
— 1:41 PM on January 12, 2016

For most gerbils, Gigabyte is a name associated with consumer-grade motherboards and graphics cards. However, the company has always operated in the server arena, too,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Networking Servers

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Prime95 can cause Intel Skylake CPUs to freeze
— 9:33 AM on January 11, 2016

'Tis a peaceful night after Christmas, and the ghosts of FDIV and TSX have come once again to haunt Intel. The folks at the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD condenses its desktop platforms with Socket AM4
— 8:00 AM on January 8, 2016

CES - We met with AMD at CES this week to discuss the present situation of its desktop CPU lineup and its future plans for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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The executioner is coming for older versions of Internet Explorer
— 5:54 PM on January 7, 2016

Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, and 10 have their days numbered. Come January 12, only Internet Explorer 11 will be supported on modern Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Operating systems Windows Servers

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Maingear's Alpha 34 all-in-one offers full-size PC power
— 10:05 AM on January 5, 2016

It looks like HP's Envy 34 isn't the only 34" all-in-one in town anymore. Maingear has announced its Alpha 34 gaming all-in-one, which...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming Workstations

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Intel adds new processors to its Skylake and Broadwell lineups
— 4:53 PM on December 28, 2015

Intel quietly added eight new processors to its December price sheet, including two desktop processors and six low-power mobile processors.

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel completes its acquisition of FPGA maker Altera
— 9:22 AM on December 28, 2015

Intel recently completed its acquisition of FPGA producer Altera. The transaction began back in June. Intel shelled out a cool $16.7 billion for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous Servers

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TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways: our final winner and a recap
— 4:28 PM on December 27, 2015

All good things must come to an end, and that includes TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways. The winner of our final giveaway—drum roll, please—is...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12th day of giveaways: a Gigabyte GTX 970 and X99 mobo
— 1:46 PM on December 25, 2015

It's Christmas day, and that means it's the grand finale of our 12 days of giveaways. Let's start the festivities by taking the wrapping off...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day 11: EVGA's GeForce GTX 980 FTW
— 7:23 AM on December 24, 2015

It's Christmas Eve, and that means it's day 11 of TR's 12 days of giveaways. Before we announce the sweet prize we have today, we...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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UC Boulder microprocessor talks to its memory with light
— 5:49 PM on December 23, 2015

2015 has been a big year for photonics. In May, IBM announced a silicon photonics transceiver fabricated using standard silicon fabrication processes.  Now, researchers at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Miscellaneous

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Biostar jumps on the locked-Skylake overclocking bandwagon
— 10:37 AM on December 23, 2015

ASRock isn't the only manufacturer allowing builders to overclock locked Skylake CPUs on its Z170 boards. Today, Biostar announced a BIOS update that enables this type...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day 10: an AMD mobo and CPU combo
— 8:03 AM on December 23, 2015

TR's 12 days of giveaways has reached double digits. To kick off day 10, we're happy to announce that Jason Kwong​ is the winner of...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Report: Samsung may begin producing chips for AMD in 2016
— 11:42 AM on December 22, 2015

According to Korean news site etnews, AMD has contracted with Samsung to fabricate chips on the Korean company's 14-nm FinFET process. The site reports...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day nine: Gigabyte's GA-Z170XP-SLI mobo
— 7:59 AM on December 22, 2015

Welcome to day nine of TR's 12 days of Christmas giveaways. The first order of business is, of course, to announce the winner of the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day eight: A PC care package from Corsair
— 7:12 AM on December 21, 2015

Today brings us to day eight of TR's 12 days of giveaways. First, though, we'll announce the winner of yesterday's Monoprice bundle. Brian Davis, you're...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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TR's 12 days of giveaways, day seven: a Monoprice keyboard bundle
— 8:58 AM on December 20, 2015

Welcome to day seven of TR's 12 days of giveaways. Before we talk about what's up for grabs today, we need to announce yesterday's winner....

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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