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Deal of the week: Games, memory, and solid-state storage
— 5:44 PM on November 4, 2011

As hard drive prices continue to ramp up, solid-state drives are about as cheap as they've ever been. The price war among vendors of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Thailand flooding sends HDD prices skyward
— 12:42 PM on November 4, 2011

Thailand is currently experiencing the worst flooding it's seen in over 50 years, and the deluge is wreaking havoc on the PC industry. PC...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD guts PR team; move portends more changes
— 10:43 AM on November 4, 2011

We knew yesterday's news of mass layoffs at AMD would involve lots of people—roughly 1,400—losing their jobs around the globe, never a happy development....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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PC makers turning to gray market for hard drives
— 9:34 AM on November 4, 2011

It's no secret that the flooding in Thailand has had a disastrous effect on hard-drive supply, causing shortages and hiking prices. Now, DigiTimes says PC...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Release roundup: Multi-display madness and LGA2011 brackets
— 5:36 PM on November 3, 2011

Beside what we've featured in our regular coverage, this week hasn't been particularly eventful. A few announcements from Shuttle, Silicon Power, and Thermaltake still slipped...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

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It's official: AMD to lay off 10% of its work force
— 4:48 PM on November 3, 2011

You know that executive exodus we talked about this morning? Yeah, it's not a rumor anymore, and it's quite a bit bigger than we thought....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Report: AMD plans executive exodus
— 9:44 AM on November 3, 2011

AMD has brought in some new blood recently. Rory Read took over as CEO in August, and Mark Papermaster recently joined in as...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Faster mobile Celerons primed for early next year
— 11:54 AM on November 2, 2011

New mobile Celerons are reportedly coming in the first quarter of next year. Please, contain your excitement. This EE Times report references...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Report: Intel cooking up eight-core Atom for servers
— 11:00 AM on November 2, 2011

ARM-based CPUs are working their way into servers, and Intel may answer with an eight-core Atom designed for the same space. So says...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Report: AMD had 18.8% of the x86 market last quarter
— 9:35 AM on November 2, 2011

AMD enjoyed very slight market share growth compared to the third quarter of last year, but it lost ground sequentially, according to Mercury Research market...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Asus only has hard-drive inventory for November
— 5:38 PM on November 1, 2011

The flooding in Thailand hasn't just caused hard drive prices to go up. According to Reuters, it's also putting the squeeze on PC makers like...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate standardizes desktop drives on 1TB platters at 7,200 RPM
— 7:00 AM on November 1, 2011

Solid-state drives may get all the attention these days, but big things are afoot in the world of mechanical storage. Seagate is completely revamping...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Solid-state drives, memory, and games
— 5:29 PM on October 28, 2011

Now's not a great time to buy a mechanical hard drive, due to the unfortunate flooding in Thailand. Prices for memory and solid-state drives are...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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AMD posts $97 million third-quarter net income
— 6:00 AM on October 28, 2011

Last month's revenue warning was a tad too grim, as it turns out. AMD's third-quarter financial results announcement touts a 7% sequential increase...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Intel SSD Toolbox gets a new look
— 12:10 PM on October 27, 2011

If you have an Intel solid-state drive, you might want to grab the latest version of the company's SSD Toolbox. This helpful little...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software Servers Workstations

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LSI buys SandForce for $322 million
— 4:58 PM on October 26, 2011

Yet another SSD controller maker has been assimilated. After OCZ snapped up Indilinx earlier this year, LSI has announced an agreement to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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New Samsung SSDs hit Newegg, bring Batman sidekick
— 12:08 PM on October 26, 2011

Remember that PM830 solid-state drive Samsung introduced in August? We're still waiting for our sample of the successor to the 470 Series...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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AMD funds effort to bring Android apps to Windows
— 6:00 AM on October 26, 2011

Looks like AMD would like us PC users to enjoy some Android goodness. At least, the company's latest investment strongly suggests so. AMD says it...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems

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