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Deal of the week: Pre-Christmas bonanza
— 6:09 PM on December 17, 2010

Don't tell anyone, but I'm getting the feeling that online retailers are trying to woo late Christmas shoppers. At least, the ongoing pre-Christmas sales at...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage

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Several Zacate motherboards coming in January
— 12:38 PM on December 16, 2010

In the market for a motherboard based on AMD's new Fusion APUs? According to The Inquirer, you should have plenty of choices come...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards

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Hitachi unveils a trio of 3TB hard drives
— 11:04 AM on December 15, 2010

It's official: Hitachi has joined the 3TB party. Fittingly, the hard drive maker has a trio of products with 3TB storage capacities. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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SSD upgrade speeds console load times
— 10:52 AM on December 14, 2010

Gaming sites are buzzing this morning over this post in the Beyond3D forums, which explores the improvement in load times one can experience...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Game consoles

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Seagate brings terabyte capacity to 2.5'' enterprise storage
— 7:00 AM on December 13, 2010

2.5" hard drives are most commonly associated with notebooks. However, they've also become a staple of server installations looking to cram as much storage...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Samsung's 470 Series solid-state drive
— 12:14 AM on December 13, 2010

Samsung's latest 470 Series SSD has a new controller, dual cache chips, and a fresh kind of flash dubbed Toggle DDR NAND. We take it...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Discounted CPUs and storage
— 6:10 PM on December 10, 2010

The arrival of new AMD CPUs earlier this week has caused prices to fall on the old models, providing us with attractive fodder for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage

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Via quizzed on USB 3.0 implementations, Light Peak potential
— 11:47 AM on December 10, 2010

Thanks to USB 3.0, external storage is interesting again. The additional bandwidth offered by the SuperSpeed spec is sorely needed, and even budget external...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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WD's TV Live Hub media box
— 3:17 PM on December 9, 2010

WD's TV Live Hub media player has a terabyte of network-attached storage and works with just about any media file under the sun. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Storage Personal tech

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Poll: What kind of panel lives inside your LCD monitor?
— 12:56 PM on December 9, 2010

Thanks to the rise of TN panels, LCD monitors have become incredibly cheap. However, some of us are still willing to pay a premium...

Poll Question: • My primary LCD's panel type is:

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Intel, AMD to phase out VGA by 2015
— 12:17 PM on December 8, 2010

Death to VGA! No, not Spike's painfully lame Video Game Awards (although those could also use the axe) but the analog video connector that's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Chipsets Displays

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Zacate-equipped Gigabyte Mini-ITX mobo pictured
— 9:45 AM on December 8, 2010

AMD isn't going to release its Zacate accelerated processing unit for a little while still, but that hasn't stopped a photo of a Zacate-based Gigabyte...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Quantum dots offer OLED alternative for large-scale displays
— 11:52 AM on December 7, 2010

Although OLED displays can now be found in smartphones and extremely expensive televisions, the technology has struggled to ramp up to larger panel sizes. ...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Seagate adds Barracuda Green drives with SATA 6Gbps
— 9:38 AM on December 6, 2010

Now that's an interesting addition: low-power "green" hard drives with 6Gbps Serial ATA interfaces. A quick look at Seagate's website reveals the unlikely presence of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: Seagate rejected WD takeover bid
— 9:57 AM on December 3, 2010

Well, that's a surprising nugget of news. According to Bloomberg, Western Digital offered to purchase Seagate shortly after the latter confirmed, in mid-October, that...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Micron integrates ECC controller into next-gen flash memory
— 6:00 AM on December 3, 2010

Moving the production of NAND flash memory to finer fabrication processes is sure to drive down the price of SSDs. The more memory chips...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Notebook hard drives square off at 7,200 RPM
— 5:22 PM on December 2, 2010

SSDs may be the new hotness, but 7,200-RPM notebook drives are a more realistic option for most laptop users. We round up four of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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ASRock overclocks mouse port for Fatal1ty-branded Sandy Bridge mobo
— 11:33 AM on December 2, 2010

Professional gaming is big business. There is perhaps no better example of this than Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel, who once sparred with our own Scott...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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