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AMD brings in Mark Papermaster as CTO
— 11:31 AM on October 19, 2011

These past few years have been quite eventful for Mark Papermaster. In 2008, he left IBM after a 26-year stretch to head the iPod...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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AMD's FX-8150 further overclocked
— 9:07 AM on October 19, 2011

AMD plans to bundle a water cooler with some models of its FX processors. We strapped one of 'em to our FX-8150 to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Intel posts record third-quarter revenue, earnings
— 4:23 PM on October 18, 2011

The economy might be sputtering, but Intel is doing better than ever, at least judging by the company's third-quarter results announcement. The chipmaker claims...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Deal of the week: A bounty of games and discounted gear
— 5:19 PM on October 14, 2011

Let's start this week's deal post with some gaming goodness. The fall release season is in full swing, and a quick look at Amazon's digital...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Displays Memory Gaming

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Release roundup: Cooling, mice, and high-density memory
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2011

We've got a trio of announcements from Cooler Master, Corsair, and Scythe for you in this week's release roundup. CM Storm...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Memory Input devices

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Poll: What do you think of Bulldozer?
— 11:22 AM on October 12, 2011

In case you haven't noticed, Bulldozer is out. Our review of the first desktop implementations of AMD's all-new microarchitecture isn't terribly positive. ...

Poll Question: • Bulldozer is:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD's FX-8150 'Bulldozer' processor
— 12:21 AM on October 12, 2011

AMD's "Bulldozer" processors are here, and we have a full and extensive review.

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Report: Sandy Bridge-E to ship with liquid cooler
— 5:20 PM on October 10, 2011

Building a top-of-the-line PC? By the time Intel's Sandy Bridge-E chips roll out, you may have to think twice about getting a fancy aftermarket cooler....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Windows 8 will use less memory than Win7
— 2:31 PM on October 10, 2011

Memory is cheap these days. Case in point: Newegg is currently selling an 8GB kit of Corsair's Vengeance DDR3-1600 DIMMs for less than...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Software Operating systems

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Memristor-based flash replacement due in 2013
— 12:27 PM on October 7, 2011

Memristors are pretty neat. By adjusting the direction of current flow through them, these electrical components can be made to change their resistance. ...

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AMD: Get ready for the Bulldozer launch
— 6:00 PM on October 6, 2011

The Bulldozer cometh. It's no secret that AMD's first desktop FX-series processors (a.k.a. Bulldozer) are drawing close to release. Not only has AMD been

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Steve Jobs dies
— 7:12 PM on October 5, 2011

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died. A tribute page on the Apple website delivers the news, along with a brief note:

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Miscellaneous Internet Software Mac

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TigerDirect lists Bulldozer, 990FX bundle a little early
— 10:07 AM on October 5, 2011

No, AMD still hasn't pulled the trigger on the desktop version of Bulldozer—at least, no announcement has hit the wires quite yet. Tiger Direct must...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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Official datasheet fills in 32-nm Atom details
— 12:02 PM on October 4, 2011

Last week, the desktop variants of Intel's new Cedarview Atom processor popped up online. Now, we have details on versions of those CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Leaked slide reveals next AMD FX platform
— 11:45 AM on October 3, 2011

AMD's Bulldozer-based FX processors have yet to arrive, but already, Turkish site Donanim Haber has a leaked slide detailing what to expect from their...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets

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Report: Llano to remain in short supply 'til next year
— 9:31 AM on October 3, 2011

Last week, AMD warned that manufacturing issues at GlobalFoundries had curbed supply of Llano processors, causing it to miss third-quarter revenue guidance. DigiTimes now...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD's A8-3800 Fusion APU
— 10:28 PM on October 2, 2011

We weren't terribly impressed with AMD's A8-3850 APU, in part because its 100W power envelope seemed rather large for a chip whose integrated graphics are...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Deal of the week: 8GB of fast RAM for $48, new games under $40
— 4:48 PM on September 30, 2011

You've probably gotten the memo about RAM becoming dirt-cheap in recent months, but reminders like this one are always nice to see. Right now, Amazon...

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