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OCZ's Trion 150 SSD reviewed
— 9:48 AM on March 7, 2016

With the Trion 150 SSD, OCZ takes another stab at a low-cost TLC drive with newer 15-nm NAND under the hood. We tested it out...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Fractal Design's Define Nano S case reviewed
— 3:24 PM on February 26, 2016

Fractal Design's Define Nano S is a shrunken version of the company's Define S mid-tower for Mini-ITX systems. We put the Nano S to the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases

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XCOM 2 reviewed: hit the ground running and never stop
— 12:59 PM on February 26, 2016

XCOM 2, the sequel to XCOM: Enemy Unknown, is out now, and it has some big boots to fill. We went bug-hunting to see whether...

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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Talking Soft Machines with David Kanter: The TR Podcast 189
— 10:08 AM on February 21, 2016

The Tech Report Podcast returns from a long slumber with new Editor-in-Chief Jeff Kampman in the host's seat. Jeff and special guest David Kanter discuss...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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Transcend's SSD370 solid-state drive reviewed
— 1:57 PM on February 19, 2016

With 3D V-NAND and new budget TLC drives grabbing all the recent headlines, it's nice to kick back and enjoy some SSDs with tried-and-true planar...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Robotic vacuums: a PC enthusiast's primer
— 1:52 PM on February 16, 2016

Why bother with the drudgery of vacuuming your own floors when you can make a robot do it? We examine the ups and downs of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous

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Take a video tour of our Breadbox build
— 4:24 PM on February 11, 2016

We recently posted a build log for a small-form-factor gaming PC we like to call the Breadbox. We've documented the build process on video, too....

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems The Tech Report

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AMD's Wraith CPU cooler reviewed
— 7:42 AM on February 8, 2016

AMD's Wraith cooler purports to offer much-improved noise levels compared to the stock heatsink the company includes with many of its CPUs. We put...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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Asus' ROG Maximus VIII Impact motherboard reviewed
— 11:49 AM on February 1, 2016

The last time we looked at a premium Mini-ITX board from Asus' Republic of Gamers series, we came away impressed. Can the Z170 Maximus VIII...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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Cooler Master's MasterAir Maker 8 CPU cooler reviewed
— 2:01 PM on January 25, 2016

Cooler Master's MasterAir Maker 8 CPU cooler uses a unique base design to pack in more heat pipes than any other cooler we know of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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Valve's Steam Controller reviewed
— 1:09 PM on January 22, 2016

Valve's Steam Controller is supposed to obviate the mouse and keyboard for PC gaming in the living room. We put our thumbs on the Steam...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Gaming

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Synaptics IronVeil and the future of authentication
— 10:10 AM on January 20, 2016

Synaptics' IronVeil is a tiny fingerprint sensor module that serves as the foundation for a variety of new authentication techniques for home and business. We've...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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Fallout 4 amazes and annoys
— 5:56 PM on January 15, 2016

We took a months-long trip through Fallout 4's wasteland. Here's what we came back with.

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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Build log: we put together a muscular Breadbox
— 4:15 PM on January 4, 2016

Our Editor-in-Chief has always had a soft spot for small systems with big performance, and Gigabyte, OCZ, EVGA, G.Skill, and Logitech were happy to help...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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AMD sets a new course for Radeons with its Polaris architecture
— 8:00 AM on January 4, 2016

AMD will release new Radeons built on its next-gen Polaris architecture in mid-2016. We got an early look at this new architecture and AMD's plans...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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The Tech Report System Guide: December 2015 edition
— 8:11 PM on December 21, 2015

In this edition of our System Guide, we leave Intel's Haswell CPUs and 9-series chipsets behind to look exclusively at Skylake chips and the best...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Samsung turned our SSD Endurance Experiment into something incredible
— 10:00 AM on December 16, 2015

TR's SSD Endurance Experiment showed just how many bytes of writes today's SSDs can handle before expiring. We concluded our experiment with a take on...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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OCZ's Trion 100 and Crucial's BX200 SSDs reviewed
— 10:16 AM on December 9, 2015

OCZ and Crucial aren't resting on the laurels of their entry-level Arc 100 and BX100 drives. Instead, they've cooked up even more attainable SSDs built...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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