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SSD scaling outside the sweet spot
— 10:32 PM on October 19, 2011

Fresh from rounding up a collection of the latest 120-128GB solid-state drives, we've turned our attention to a pack of 240-300GB models to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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OCZ firmware update battles SandForce BSOD bug
— 12:54 PM on October 19, 2011

When we concluded our recent SSD round-up, we ended up recommending a handful of SandForce-based drives based on their pack-leading performance and strong value...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Tactile Cherry MX switches bring clickety-clack to Cooler Master keyboard
— 10:46 AM on October 19, 2011

Cooler Master is the latest PC component maker to dive into the world of mechanical keyboards. The new QuickFire Rapid is targeted at...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Microsoft reveals projected, pocketable touch interfaces
— 12:08 PM on October 18, 2011

Microsoft's annual R&D budget is huge—$9.6 billion for 2011, to be exact. Over the years, a chunk of that research money has gone into...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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More future ultrabooks could have hybrid storage
— 6:00 AM on October 18, 2011

If you've followed the recent ultrabook releases, you might have noticed that Acer's Aspire S3 features 20GB of solid-state storage and 320GB of mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Thailand flooding slows hard drive production
— 12:44 PM on October 17, 2011

A rather large portion of Thailand is under water right now due to flooding fueled by torrential rain. The hard drive industry has been...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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Corsair's Carbide 400R mid-tower chassis
— 10:07 AM on October 13, 2011

Corsair set its sights on the budget case market with the Carbide 400R. We go hands on to see if it brings the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases

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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. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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TR gerbil fashions RAID enclosure out of Lego
— 11:56 AM on October 7, 2011

We all need custom hardware occasionally. Some go to great lengths to build sophisticated testing rigs (ahem), but there's nothing wrong with a quick-and-dirty...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Release roundup: Gaming cases, silent PSUs, and more
— 4:59 PM on October 6, 2011

We've got a loaded release roundup for you folks this week. Let's start with a couple of announcements from Cooler Master and Thermaltake: ...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Storage

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OCZ acquires design team from PLX
— 10:49 AM on October 6, 2011

OCZ's shopping spree continues. After nabbing Indilinx earlier this year, the SSD maker has now acquired the "UK Design Team and certain...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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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...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Release roundup: Cases, power, cooling, and all-in-one PCs
— 5:19 PM on September 29, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy. We've got news from Asus, Be quiet!, Cooler Master, NZXT, and Thermaltake. Asus unveils...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Cooling Systems

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Ex-AMD exec Bergman joins Synaptics as CEO, President
— 4:43 PM on September 28, 2011

Last week, long-time ATI and AMD executive Rick Bergman, who rose to Senior VP and GM of AMD's Graphics Product Group, abruptly resigned his...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Input devices

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SSDs in the sweet spot: Modern contenders at 120-128GB
— 11:01 PM on September 25, 2011

The latest generation of SSDs is out in full force. We've rounded up nine of 'em to see which offers the best performance...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Cheap SSDs and a couple of game deals
— 5:04 PM on September 23, 2011

We've got some solid-state drive, memory, and PC game deals for you all this week, starting with a sale on Crucial products at Amazon....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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