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Deal of the week: Cheap storage and discounted graphics
— 11:45 AM on March 25, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's deals post. Let's start with storage, which is a popular category for deep discounts....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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USB-IF database tips SuperSpeed support for Llano chipsets
— 10:46 AM on March 25, 2011

AMD's upcoming Llano APUs could have an ace up their sleeveā€”or a few USB 3.0 ports, anyway. SemiAccurate is reporting that two AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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A late adopter's guide to USB 3.0
— 9:34 AM on March 25, 2011

SuperSpeed connectivity may be a nice additional perk as part of a future system, but is it worth the trouble as a standalone upgrade?

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Crucial's m4 solid-state drive
— 3:57 PM on March 24, 2011

Crucial's long-awaited successor to the RealSSD C300 has arrived. Join us as we take a closer look at the performance of the RealSSD...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Duke Forever release pushed back a month
— 9:40 AM on March 24, 2011

It was all too good to be true, wasn't it? A release date set in stone, May 3, for what's probably the world's most...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Report: Sandy Bridge coming to 11.6-inch gaming notebook
— 11:10 AM on March 23, 2011

Alienware's M11x laptop is a curious beast: an 11.6" ultraportable designed specifically with gamers in mind. The current version is a little thicker and...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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An early look at OCZ's Vertex 3 solid-state drive
— 12:26 AM on March 23, 2011

OCZ's long-awaited Vertex 3 solid-state drive is due out in a couple of weeks. Join us for an in-depth look at the drive and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Duke adds a little more controversy
— 5:59 PM on March 22, 2011

If you've seen the various Duke Nukem Forever trailers and video clips, you've probably figured out that this is hardly a kid's game. The

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Trailer reveals Deus Ex prequel gameplay
— 10:54 AM on March 22, 2011

The original Deus Ex will probably go down as one of the greatest PC games of all time. Unfortunately, its Invisible War sequel wasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Prey 2 to feature new character, gameplay mechanics
— 5:19 PM on March 21, 2011

Last week, we found out that Prey 2 is in development at Human Head Studios. Details are now starting to trickle about exactly what...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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AMD's Huddy: developers want DirectX to 'go away'
— 12:23 PM on March 21, 2011

One week after graphics programmer extraordinaire John Carmack noted that DirectX is much improved and even preferable to OpenGL, AMD developer relations manager Richard...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Portal 2 TV spot hits YouTube
— 2:09 PM on March 18, 2011

Valve is pulling out the big portal guns to tease the sequel to its infectiously fun puzzle-action game. An "upcoming TV spot trailer" for Portal...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Volition brings PC development in-house
— 12:45 PM on March 18, 2011

While some developers farm out work on the PC versions of games they're building primarily for consoles, Volition is bringing its PC efforts in-house. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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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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Release roundup: Graphics, cases, and heavy-duty docking stations
— 5:29 PM on March 17, 2011

Our inbox didn't collect too many exciting announcements this week, but we've got a few notable releases from Asus, Enermax, and StarTech. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage

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Intel's 510 Series solid-state drive
— 4:14 PM on March 17, 2011

Intel's latest 510 Series SSD combines custom firmware with a 6Gbps Marvell controller. We take a closer look at the drive's performance to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Nazis, dinosaurs collide in Dino D-Day multiplayer shooter
— 10:39 AM on March 17, 2011

Sometimes, I get the feeling that modern games take themselves too seriously. While browsing Shacknews this morning, I noticed one that definitely doesn't:...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Doug Church joins Valve software
— 10:03 AM on March 17, 2011

If you've ever heard about Deus Ex, System Shock, and Thief, odds are it was from an old-school gamer who wouldn't shut up about how...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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