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3D movies and the value of entertainment
— 10:30 PM on July 8, 2010

To take full advantage of this past long weekend, I unlatched myself from my computer and went to see a movie with my girlfriend. We...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Thermaltake's Level 10 enclosure
— 9:56 PM on July 8, 2010

Is the $700 Level 10 the ultimate enthusiast case, or is it the ultimate example of form over function? We investigate.

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases

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Launch roundup: Two cases, 18 mouse buttons, and 1080p through USB
— 3:25 PM on July 8, 2010

This week, we've collected launch announcements from Atlona, Enermax, Thermaltake, WarMouse. Let's start with the enthusiast gear: ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Input devices

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How many CPU cores do you need for games?
— 11:25 AM on July 8, 2010

These days, it's virtually impossible to buy a desktop CPU with fewer than two cores. Dual-core CPUs have become the norm, and quad-core systems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Gaming

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2.7GHz Phenom II X6 said to be in the works
— 9:26 AM on July 8, 2010

Longing for a quicker member of AMD's Phenom II X6 family? Don't hold your breath, says Fudzilla—the existing Phenom II X6 1090T will reportedly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Poll: How powerful is your PSU?
— 3:02 PM on July 7, 2010

The range of PSU wattages available today is truly staggering. At Newegg alone, the scale starts at 145W and goes all the way up...

Poll Question: • What's the wattage rating of your primary desktop's PSU?

Type: News story Tags: Power

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PhysX hobbled on the CPU by x87 code
— 12:21 AM on July 7, 2010

Nvidia has long promoted its PhysX game physics middleware as an example of a computing problem that benefits greatly from GPU acceleration, and a number...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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BFG Tech low on power, dropping PSU lineup?
— 3:31 PM on July 6, 2010

Citing a lack of profitability, BFG Tech surprisingly exited the graphics card market back in May. At the time, company chairman John Slevin...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Report: Quicker Athlon II X4 coming this quarter
— 6:00 AM on July 6, 2010

We heard about impending tweaks to Intel's CPU family last week. Now, the rumor mill is churning out details about AMD's plans for the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Signs point to Microsoft introducing multi-touch mouse
— 3:42 PM on July 2, 2010

According to this post over at istartedsomething, Microsoft may introduce a multi-touch mouse as early as tomorrow. A number of European retailers have...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Report: Intel to freshen up CPU line this summer
— 2:05 PM on July 2, 2010

Let's face it: after the bevy of exciting new CPUs they already launched this year, the folks at Intel probably deserve a little summer break....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Asetek prototype brings liquid cooling to all-in-one PCs
— 11:16 AM on July 2, 2010

In theory, I like the idea of all-in-one PCs like Apple's iMac. By packing everything behind the screen, you end up with a system...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Systems

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Launch roundup: multitouch gaming, killer DIMMs, and more
— 10:12 AM on July 2, 2010

Another week, another roundup of product launches. This time, we have news from Corsair, iBuypower, and NZXT. MAGIC ships with...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Memory Input devices

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HDBaseT interface combines audio, video, networking, USB, and power
— 3:31 PM on July 1, 2010

Before long, PC graphics cards could start sprouting Ethernet jacks. No, I'm not talking about the freakish GPU/NIC hybrid we saw at CES....

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Deal of the week: It's raining coupons, halellujah!
— 1:08 PM on July 1, 2010

Newegg has kicked off Fourth of July celebrations a little early this year, e-mailing us a cornucopia of coupon codes that can shrink prices...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Input devices Gaming Networking

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95W Phenom II X6 1055T found in Japanese store
— 9:32 AM on July 1, 2010

If you shop for a Phenom II X6 processor today, you get to choose between a 125W thermal envelope and... a 125W thermal...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel amps up, rebrands research activities
— 5:02 PM on June 30, 2010

When you start a marketing campaign around the notion of your innovative staffers being rock stars, calling your research arm the Corporate Technology Group seems...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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YouTube: HTML5 video ain't good enough yet
— 2:05 PM on June 30, 2010

Is HTML5 about to take over as the standard for video on the web, as people like Steve Jobs suggest, or does it still...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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