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Qualcomm shows progress on 5G mobile broadband
— 3:00 PM on October 18, 2017

Qualcomm demonstrated progress on its 5G mobile broadband efforts at its San Diego laboratory yesterday. The company showed off two forms of next-gen...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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Samsung foundry train stops at 8-nm LPP before heading to EUV
— 2:00 PM on October 18, 2017

Silicon manufacturing appears to be marching toward the era of extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV), but Samsung's process train is making one last stop before...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Wednesday deals: a Ryzen combo, mechanical keyboards, and storage
— 1:02 PM on October 18, 2017

Yesterday's news rush gave us no quarter and no time to dive into the sea of promotions, discount codes, and cut-throat pricing. We shall make...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Input devices

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NZXT Grid+ v3 keeps PCs quiet with machine learning
— 9:00 AM on October 18, 2017

NZXT's newest cases have an interesting "smart device" controller with a built-in microphone that the company says can tune the system's fan speed profile...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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NZXT's H700i, H400i, and H200i cases have their heads in the clouds
— 11:31 AM on October 17, 2017

Making high-end PC enclosures is a tough business. Basic cable management features, RGB LED illumination, liquid cooling support, and tempered glass side panels are all...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling

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EK-Kit S140 and S280 make liquid cooling simple
— 12:30 PM on October 16, 2017

So you're interested in liquid cooling, but maybe closed-loop units are too limiting for you. You want to jump straight into a custom-loop liquid cooler....

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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WPA2 security hole KRACKs Wi-Fi networks wide open
— 9:31 AM on October 16, 2017

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued a warning about a new attack that affects Wi-Fi networks using the commonly-used WPA2 protocol....

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

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Qualcomm seeks to block iPhone sales and manufacturing in China
— 3:32 PM on October 13, 2017

Qualcomm's legal team is probably skipping lunch and working late in recent weeks, especially in China and Taiwan. While the company is attempting to fight...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Riotoro Prism CR1088 chassis inverts the dual-chamber design
— 9:24 AM on October 13, 2017

We got a brief look at Riotoro's Prism CR1088 ATX case at Computex at the beginning of June. The case appears to be...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Corsair's LL-series RGB LED fans combine hub and ring lighting
— 1:15 PM on October 12, 2017

Corsair knows that fans with RGB LED illumination are nothing new, and it's stepping up the game. The company has offered rotating airflow generators with...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Displays

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Thursday deals: speedy memory, Fractal Design cases, and more
— 10:12 AM on October 12, 2017

Good afternoon, gerbils and gerbilettes. It's a sunny warm day here, the birds are singing, and I can see deeply-discounted price tags flying everywhere. I'm...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Memory Input devices

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Cooler Master MasterBox MB600L fits liquid cooling on the cheap
— 5:00 PM on October 10, 2017

Besides multi-zoned RGB LED lighting and tempered glass side panels, the biggest trend in PC cases in 2017 has to be flat, featureless front panels....

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Tuesday deals: a mechanical keyboard, an ultra-wide monitor, and more
— 12:53 PM on October 10, 2017

Afternoon, folks! The TR HQ is all abuzz today with upcoming reviews, and I barely have a minute to catch my breath and look for...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Displays Input devices

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Cooler Master H411R and H412R squeeze four heatpipes into tiny towers
— 9:03 AM on October 10, 2017

There are a huge number of factors that influence heatsink performance, but one of the most obvious for tower coolers is the number of heat...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Revisiting the power consumption and efficiency of Intel's Core i7-8700K
— 4:24 PM on October 9, 2017

Last week, I held off reporting estimated power efficiency numbers for AMD's Ryzen 7 family against those of Intel's Core i7-8700K in my Coffee...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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EK CoolStream Slim radiators go where no radiator has gone before
— 1:30 PM on October 9, 2017

When I started building computers back in the early days of Socket 7, 60-mm fans were the standard option and 80-mm fans were the exotic...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Just how hot is Coffee Lake?
— 5:12 PM on October 6, 2017

Update 10/6/2017 10:45 PM: This article originally stated that the Gigabyte Z370 Aorus Gaming 7 motherboard ships with "multi-core enhancement" enabled. The board in fact...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs

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der8auer and Caseking ready up tweaked Core i7-8700K CPUs
— 2:33 PM on October 6, 2017

Seemingly everyone wants to go for a swim in the deepest reaches of Coffee Lake with Intel's range-topping Core i7-8700K. The chip has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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