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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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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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Wednesday Shortbread
— 12:13 AM on October 19, 2011

The Pick 6 PCWorld reports Ballmer feels lucky Microsoft didn't buy Yahoo! in 2008 X-bit labs: AMD wants Fusion APUs to be "

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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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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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:38 AM on October 18, 2011

7 Up Newegg obtains complete defense jury verdict, and rare patent invalidation, in infringement lawsuit brought by Alcatel-Lucent Computerworld reports Intel CEO faults...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 17, 2011

Eight is Enough Insideris.com: AMD spreads propaganda, ex-employee speaks out X-bit labs: AMD expects Windows 8 to boost performance of AMD FX...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Steve Jobs Day Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 16, 2011

7 Up AppleInsider: California governor declares Sunday "Steve Jobs Day," memorial planned 9 to 5 Mac: Siri voice command system ported from...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 4:57 PM on October 15, 2011

Eight is Enough Bloomberg: AMD says S3 doesn't own patents being asserted against Apple Electronista reports Lenovo IdeaPad U400 goes on sale Netbook...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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Microsoft closes Skype acquisition
— 9:43 AM on October 14, 2011

As of today, Skype is no longer a separate company. It is now Microsoft's Skype Division, and the company's former CEO, Tony Bates, is...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Friday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 14, 2011

Eight is Enough X-bit labs: Apple may become a viable chip designer - analysts Michael Dell: hp's PC strategy change is a...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on October 13, 2011

Eight is Enough X-bit labs: AMD aims to improve Bulldozer performance-per-Watt by up to 50% by 2014 SLI multi-GPU technology on AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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.

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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