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TR's March 2011 system guide
— 10:48 PM on February 24, 2011

Just because Sandy Bridge isn't really available doesn't mean you can't build a solid PC. Join us for a look at four tantalizing configs...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Release roundup: CyberLink updates and server gear
— 5:07 PM on February 17, 2011

The pickings are a little slimmer this week, but we still had a couple of interesting announcements sitting in our inbox. The first is from...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems Software Servers

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Release roundup: Fresh PSUs, cases, and propeller blades
— 4:19 PM on February 10, 2011

In stark contrast to last week, when the Chinese New Year slowed the flow of news from hardware makers to a slow drip, we've gotten...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Power Systems

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Shipments of certain Sandy Bridge systems resume
— 5:20 PM on February 7, 2011

Sandy Bridge chipsets are shipping out again. While you're unlikely to see bug-free motherboards in stores for another few weeks (or months), Intel says it...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Systems

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$2,899 hand-built PC has unique chassis
— 4:53 PM on January 24, 2011

Announcements about garish, LED-covered "enthusiast" cases make it into my inbox on a weekly basis. Genuinely tasteful and visually appealing cases, on the other hand,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Systems

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Report: Lenovo, NEC may combine PC businesses
— 3:37 PM on January 21, 2011

Further consolidation could be in store for the PC industry—and no, this time, it won't be Acer gobbling up another, smaller rival. Reuters reports that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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TR's Christmas 2010 system guide
— 3:38 PM on December 21, 2010

Christmas is coming, and to celebrate, we've whipped up a special edition of our system guide with four entirely new custom builds.

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Poll: How big is your CPU fan?
— 1:14 PM on December 2, 2010

As CPUs have become more power efficient, the fans used to cool them have grown in size. That might seem counter-intuitive, but it speaks...

Poll Question: • How big is your CPU fan?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Deal of the week: Storage, cooling, RAM, and IPS displays
— 4:53 PM on November 19, 2010

We've got a smorgasbord of deals for you this week—and, in what will hopefully become a regular feature, some deals for our Canadian friends, as...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Displays Memory

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Release roundup: Zboxes, mice, and KVM extenders
— 6:00 AM on November 12, 2010

We've got a little bit of everything this week, with fresh launch announcements from Zotac, Thermaltake, and Matrox: ...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Input devices

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Tiny, upgradable system has three-story mobo
— 4:19 PM on November 11, 2010

Xi3 has announced an interesting machine for those who value a small form-factor and the ability to upgrade, but don't need a ton of computing...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Zotac's Zbox HD-ID34BR-U nettop
— 12:34 AM on November 5, 2010

This sleek, small-form-factor machine serves up Blu-ray playback, USB 3.0, Nvidia discrete graphics, and a dual-core Atom. Is it the ultimate home-theater nettop?

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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TR's Fall 2010 system guide
— 4:31 PM on November 1, 2010

In our latest edition of the system guide, we've upgraded our Econobox and Utility Player builds while adding an uber-cheap, sub-$300 system to the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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AMD's SB800-series fan speed controller exposed
— 11:00 AM on October 26, 2010

We've long bemoaned the sorry state of BIOS-level fan speed controls, but AMD's SB800-series south bridge chips have a lot to offer on that...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Cooling

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Zotac outs another nettop with dual-core Atom, Ion
— 9:35 AM on October 21, 2010

Fresh from its co-starring role in the Eee PC 1015PN, Nvidia's next-gen Ion GPU is reprising its role as sidekick in Zotac's Ion nettop...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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IDC U.S. shipment figures put Apple in third place
— 6:00 AM on October 14, 2010

In a bold display, Apple surged past Acer to become the U.S.'s third-biggest computer vendor last quarter... according to IDC's latest shipment figures, that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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A quick look at Corsair's A50 and A70 CPU coolers
— 12:36 AM on October 13, 2010

Corsair has broadened its portfolio with a pair of reasonably priced CPU heatsinks. We take a quick look at what the A50 and A70...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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Small-form-factor Zino HD gets quad-core, Blu-ray upgrades
— 10:56 AM on September 24, 2010

For close to a year, Dell's Zino HD has offered a colorful, AMD-based alternative to Apple's Mac Mini. Now there's a fresh version...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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