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TR's second hardware survey: the results are in
— 11:20 AM on March 24, 2011

Two weeks after the creation of our second hardware survey, it's time to crack open the ballot box and see what's inside. We've tallied...

Type: News story Tags: Systems The Tech Report

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Deal of the week: Power, cooling, and a cheap 3TB hard drive
— 10:18 AM on March 18, 2011

Looking for a sweet deal on a high-wattage PSU? Newegg has PC Power & Cooling's 910W power supply on sale for $150. ...

Type: News story Tags: Power Cooling Storage

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IHS iSuppli: iPad helped Dell's market share last quarter
— 6:00 AM on March 11, 2011

Here's some interesting analysis from the folks at IHS iSuppli. After compiling PC shipment numbers for the fourth quarter of last year, they've observed that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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26 tubes of thermal goop scrutinized
— 11:20 AM on March 9, 2011

Most enthusiasts put a lot of thought and consideration into the heatsink strapped to their system's CPU and GPU. The market is flooded with...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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HP CEO wants WebOS on every HP computer
— 9:26 AM on March 9, 2011

WebOS has some exciting times ahead of it. Born out of Palm's aspirations to compete with the iPhone, the operating system is now slated to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Operating systems

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Deal of the week: The Pavilion dm1z, plus a smattering of other goodies
— 11:13 AM on March 4, 2011

After reading Cyril's review of HP's Pavilion dm1z ultraportable, there's no doubt in my mind that it should be our deal of the week....

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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Brazos injected into Zotac barebones nettop
— 11:53 AM on March 1, 2011

With barebones nettops systems built around Ion and CULV underpinnings, it was only a matter of time before Zotac put Brazos inside a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Deal of the week: Solid-state storage, budget audio, and Corsair cooling
— 4:04 PM on February 25, 2011

Hot on the heels of early previews of OCZ's next-gen Vertex 3 solid-state drive, Newegg has slashed the price of the existing Vertex 2. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Storage Gaming

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Bug-free Sandy Bridge laptops could launch this month
— 9:39 AM on February 18, 2011

On Monday last week, Intel announced that shipments of bug-free, B3-stepping 6-series chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors would begin in the middle of the...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing

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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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MSI offers advance replacement for Sandy Bridge boards
— 1:12 PM on February 15, 2011

As frustrating as Intel's Sandy Bridge chipset snafu might be, major motherboard makers are at least taking care of their users. MSI has let us...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: Asus and Gigabyte to get B3 6-series chipsets next week
— 10:49 AM on February 14, 2011

Finally, some good news for motherboard makers. DigiTimes' sources say that Intel has agreed to pay all expenses related to the production and...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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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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Asus provides details on Sandy Bridge bug response
— 5:37 PM on February 8, 2011

Following in the footsteps of MSI, Asus has expanded its official response to the snafu involving Intel 6-series chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors, offering...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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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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Gigabyte helps Sandy Bridge early adopters with SATA tool
— 6:00 AM on February 7, 2011

The 6-series Intel chipset bug has left early adopters in a hairy situation. Some of their Serial ATA ports may malfunction, but last we've...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Poll: What's the worst PC hardware bug?
— 11:49 AM on February 3, 2011

Intel's 6-series chipset bug has dominated the headlines this week, and for good reason. The flaw has been traced back to a single transistor...

Poll Question: • Worst PC hardware bug?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Storage

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MSI to let users return, swap Sandy Bridge boards, too
— 6:00 AM on February 3, 2011

On the heels of Asus, Gigabyte, and MicroCenter, MSI has also issued an official statement about its plans for the current...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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