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Give my Dustbuster a dial, please
— 11:20 PM on April 28, 2011

During my early days as a PC enthusiast, we didn't really care about noise. The howl of a stack of high-speed fans was the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics

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Musing on the state of motherboards
— 11:11 PM on March 3, 2011

Manufacturers routinely ask us what we think of their current products and what we'd like to see from future ones. Sometimes, I get the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Motherboards

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PC hardware enthusiasm.. miniaturized?
— 1:02 PM on February 23, 2011

I've been into building PCs for many years now, but before that, I was never a particularly handy or mechanically inclined type of guy. ...

Type: Blog post Tags: Game consoles

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Don't go to Vegas—tales of a journalist's first CES
— 7:58 PM on January 9, 2011

It's 10:35 PM on the second-to-last day of CES as I sit on the hotel bed nursing my blistered feet, throat aching from the desert...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Yes, I still buy CDs
— 12:07 AM on October 8, 2010

This week's poll tackles the subject of music and, more specifically, where you buy it. That got me thinking about my own history,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Miscellaneous

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A cautionary tale
— 10:04 AM on October 7, 2010

Boy, Tuesday was a rough day. Walked into my office in the morning expecting to get some testing done, only to discover that my...

Type: Blog post Tags: Motherboards

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The great upgrade: Tales from the ancient past
— 10:51 AM on July 14, 2010

Our current contest challenges readers to relate their first PC upgrade experiences for a chance to win a copy...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Storage

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Portege R700 sampled briefly
— 10:50 AM on June 30, 2010

Though he might not publicly admit it, I think I could detect some jealousy in Scott's voice when I called to say I was hanging...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Settling in the Great Green North
— 11:15 PM on May 20, 2010

One of our loyal readers recently asked why I haven't talked more about...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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A note on GeForce GTX 480 noise levels
— 11:27 AM on April 15, 2010

Now that GeForce GTX 400-series graphics cards are out in the wild, although in limited numbers, I should say something quickly about the main...

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics

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Core issues
— 12:07 AM on April 8, 2010

Keeping your cores straight isn't easy these days.  Here's a quick cheat sheet. CUDA core - Not a core Shader multiprocessor - Might be a core

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Where have all the good computer desks gone?
— 6:27 PM on March 23, 2010

As you may or may not know, depending on whether you listened to our last podcast all the way through, I've moved to beautiful...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Introducing the TR job board
— 8:04 PM on January 14, 2010

We may not be big enough (yet) to have an HR department and multiple positions available. However, The Tech Report does have a sizable enough...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Avatar: Take two
— 4:41 PM on December 23, 2009

A good number of you read my first impressions blog post about James Cameron's Avatar, in which I praised the visuals and cinematography but...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Avatar: First impressions
— 1:55 PM on December 16, 2009

Last night, I went to see the Avatar premiere. James Cameron's massively hyped CG epic came out in Europe a couple of days ahead of...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous

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Taking a crack at the great CPU-GPU balance question
— 10:16 AM on December 8, 2009

We get some interesting questions and article suggestions via email from time to time, and we just don't have time to address them all with...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Tech Share moves forward thanks to large donation
— 5:57 PM on October 21, 2009

Earlier this year we shared how the students at Ebenezer Educational Center have been able to spend some time with the Eee PCs you...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Chance to win a Core i7 gaming PC
— 3:38 PM on September 8, 2009

Intel and a couple of its system-building partners are going out of their way to make this week's launch extra special.  CyberPower and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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