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AMD touts Zen die size advantage at ISSCC
— 8:57 AM on February 8, 2017

AMD has had a tough time competing with Intel's CPUs over the last few years. The modular philosophy in AMD's construction-core processors could never...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Report: Some embedded Atom CPUs can brick their host systems
— 4:32 PM on February 7, 2017

If we had to guess at the most-feared word in the CPU industry, "erratum" would be a top contender. When a major silicon bug makes...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Lenovo debuts new Thinkpad mobile workstations
— 1:00 PM on February 7, 2017

Solidworks is holding its annual Solidworks World designers' conference right now in lovely Los Angeles, and Lenovo is one of the show's major sponsors....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Workstations

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MasterCase 6 Pro lets users have it their way
— 10:01 AM on February 7, 2017

We were impressed by Cooler Master's modular MasterCase 5 and 5 Pro when we reviewed them at the end of 2015. The company's designers...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling

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Asus' Kaby Lake OC guide helps users toward the 5GHz summit
— 4:39 PM on February 6, 2017

Overclocking a processor takes a lot of guesswork–especially when it's a freshly-released CPU like Intel's Core i7-7700K. From figuring out the target voltage you...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Thermalright Silver Arrow ITX-R shrinks to fit in micro machines
— 2:00 PM on February 6, 2017

With a little care, you can build a Mini-ITX system that packs the punch of a PC many times larger. Keeping a high-end Mini-ITX machine...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Rumor: AMD Ryzen CPU lineup leaks with six-core models in tow
— 12:36 PM on February 6, 2017

The internet is ablaze with rumors of a leaked lineup of AMD's hotly-anticipated Ryzen CPUs. The leak in question first originated

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Palit GTX 1050 Ti Kalm bulks up for silent running
— 9:25 AM on February 6, 2017

Nvidia's power-efficient GeForce GTX 1050 Ti offers excellent gaming performance within a small power envelope. The design is so efficient that we've reported on...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling Gaming

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Asus Z270-WS workstation mobo reports for duty
— 1:45 PM on February 3, 2017

Builders of Kaby Lake systems have tons of motherboard choices from Asus. The company updated almost 90 of its 100-series boards to work with...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Workstations

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EVGA CLC 120 and CLC 280 are ready for CPU cooling duties
— 9:00 AM on February 2, 2017

EVGA is showing off a pair of new closed-loop liquid CPU coolers, very simply called the EVGA CLC 120 and CLC 280. EVGA is...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Poll: How are Kaby Lake and Ryzen shaping your PC-building plans?
— 8:52 AM on February 2, 2017

Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs are out now, and AMD's Ryzen CPUs are slated for a first-quarter release. With those winds of change blowing, we figure...

Poll Question: • How are Kaby Lake and Ryzen shaping your PC-building plans?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Cortana on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?
— 11:30 AM on February 1, 2017

The "magic mirror," arguably the hottest Raspberry Pi project of 2015, is now coming to Windows users without a wood shop at their disposal...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Windows

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AMD just misses breaking even in the fourth quarter of 2016
— 4:23 PM on January 31, 2017

AMD's fourth-quarter 2016 financials are in. The company reported $1.1 billion in revenue, up 15% year-over-year, and it held operating losses to just $3 million,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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Arctic Freezer i32 Plus cooler offers peace and quiet
— 1:30 PM on January 30, 2017

Fancy motherboards that allow for custom PWM fan curves based on CPU, motherboard, and graphics card temperatures are wonderful. For example, I'm typing this story...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Print your own Kaby Lake CPU delidding tool
— 12:00 PM on January 30, 2017

Delidding Intel CPUs is a somewhat dangerous task with meager benefits for most users. Traditionally, the process required pliers, a vise, a blade, a little...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Pioneer releases a pair of Ultra HD Blu-ray drives for PCs
— 10:30 AM on January 27, 2017

While an optical media drive might seem like a relic to some users, it's often a necessity for those with PCs at the center of...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems

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Intel's fourth-quarter earnings close 2016 on a high note
— 4:07 PM on January 26, 2017

Intel closed out its 2016 books today, and the results are rosy. The company posted $16.4 billion in revenue for the last quarter of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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CPU heatsink makers ready up Socket AM4 mounting kits
— 1:35 PM on January 25, 2017

A while back, we got a clue that Socket AM4 would use a new heatsink mounting system when be quiet! announced it would be giving...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Miscellaneous

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