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Intel collaborates with Hitachi on Ultrastar SSD400S solid-state disk
— 2:01 AM on November 16, 2010

Intel and Hitachi have collaborated on a new line of enterprise-class solid-state disks. Today marks the introduction of the Ultrastar SSD400S family, which will be...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Imminent Gran Turismo launch makes PC driving games that much more depressing
— 2:10 PM on November 15, 2010

After one pay-to-play demo, numerous delays, and years of waiting, Gran Turismo 5 finally has a release date for the PlayStation 3. You'll be...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Asus details Sandy Bridge motherboard lineup
— 11:49 PM on November 14, 2010

Early last week I had a look at Asus' 6-series motherboards. Keep reading to see what the world's biggest mobo maker has in store...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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New Xbox 360 wireless controller hits shelves today
— 6:44 PM on November 10, 2010

Are you tired of being out of shape? Think it might be time to cut way back on your Xbox 360 play, get off that...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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A closer look at AMD's Brazos platform
— 11:01 PM on November 8, 2010

Last week, I flew down to AMD's Austin campus for enchiladas and some hands-on time with the Brazos platform, which will hit ultraportables, netbooks,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets

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Report: Next, next-gen Intel chipsets to offer USB 3.0 support
— 9:17 AM on November 1, 2010

Rumor has it that select desktop and notebook chipsets for AMD's upcoming Llano platform will offer native support for USB 3.0. SuperSpeed support...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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Industry heavyweights collaborate on PCIe SSDs
— 11:04 AM on October 29, 2010

A group including Intel, Dell, IBM, and EMC is collaborating on a standard for PCI Express-based solid-state disks. Ars Technica has the skinny...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Microsoft posts record-breaking revenue
— 6:00 AM on October 29, 2010

Yes, believe it or not, Microsoft is still raking in truckloads of cash. In other news, the sky is still blue, and grass still grows...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Software Windows

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Concept Sony phone has slide-out PSP-style controls
— 3:41 PM on October 27, 2010

You might have seen Sony's recent ad campaign—you know, the one that ridicules smartphone gaming and promotes the PSP as a genuine handheld gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Personal tech

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AMD's SB800-series fan speed controller exposed
— 11:00 AM on October 26, 2010

We've long bemoaned the sorry state of BIOS-level fan speed controls, but AMD's SB800-series south bridge chips have a lot to offer on that...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Cooling

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Report: USB 3.0 support coming to Llano platform
— 11:19 AM on October 14, 2010

AMD's upcoming Fusion APUs combine CPU and GPU components on a single die. That's an impressive feat of consolidation, but one that still requires...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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Settlement site for Nvidia class-action suit appears
— 2:49 PM on September 30, 2010

If one of your notebooks is misbehaving or kicked the bucket because of the whole Nvidia bumpgate debacle, you might be entitled to compensation,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets Mobile computing

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OCZ Ibis SSD has four-way internal RAID, HSDL interface
— 10:56 AM on September 29, 2010

While most solid-state disks are squeezed into the 2.5" hard drive form factor, OCZ has been pursuing alternatives quite aggressively. The company already has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Microsoft's Tsunoda: 'Hardly anyone' plays PC shooters anymore
— 10:20 AM on September 21, 2010

Folks at Microsoft are busy hyping up Kinect for its early November launch, and at least one company executive has gone a little overboard. Kudo...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Gigabyte dresses up Sandy Bridge in gold, blue
— 11:04 PM on September 13, 2010

IDF —Motherboard makers have, of course, been prepping for Intel's next-gen Sandy Bridge processors for some time now, and the folks at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Chipsets

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Poll: How important is USB 3.0?
— 1:38 PM on September 8, 2010

After making its debut on high-end motherboards, USB 3.0 is quickly trickling down to more affordable boards and making its way into notebooks. It's...

Poll Question: • USB 3.0 is...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Mobile computing

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$7,669 gaming PC has integrated Xbox 360
— 3:59 PM on September 7, 2010

Origin PC announced a new gaming desktop called "The Big O" today. If you're one of countless gamers wishing you could play Halo 3...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Game consoles

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Report: Next Intel reference mobo to have USB 3.0
— 9:22 AM on September 7, 2010

Recent stories have suggested that Intel might not release a chipset with built-in USB 3.0 support until 2012. That may be so, but according...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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