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Keep your G6; I'm in it for the P6
— 5:20 PM on August 18, 2011

Honestly, I tried to fight the urge to reminisce today, but August 18th marks the day the youngest member of the Pentium Pro family...

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs

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Release roundup: Cases, SSDs, and a new cooler
— 12:35 PM on August 18, 2011

Although this week has been short on major launches, our inbox did catch wind of a few smaller releases from Cooler Master, Corsair, and Lian...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage

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Sandy Bridge to become a cheaper date in September
— 10:26 AM on August 18, 2011

Here we are, some eight months after Intel's Sandy Bridge CPUs debuted, and the price of most of those chips hasn't budged. Intel has,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Next-gen Atom netbook platform delayed 'til November
— 10:25 AM on August 18, 2011

Getting excited about the prospect of watching a Blu-Ray disc on a 10" screen at 1024x600 resolution? Well, why shouldn't you be? That's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel 320 Series SSD update squashes big, juicy bug
— 4:38 PM on August 17, 2011

Well, that was quick. Just a few days after announcing that a firmware update for its 320 Series SSDs was in final validation...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Catalyst 11.8 drivers adopt stronger position against aliasing
— 3:37 PM on August 17, 2011

AMD has uncorked yet another monthly driver update for its Radeon GPUs. This one, Catalyst 11.8, promises some tweaks to the Control Center interface,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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AMD says 65W, triple-core A6-3500 APU now available
— 10:38 AM on August 17, 2011

A press release from AMD just dropped into our inbox announcing the imminent availability of a new model of desktop CPU based on Llano...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Updated - 320 Series firmware fix due within two weeks
— 9:44 AM on August 17, 2011

We dropped Intel's 320 Series SSD from the current iteration of our current system guide because of a nasty firmware bug that can...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Ultrabook CPUs still too expensive, say notebook makers
— 6:00 AM on August 17, 2011

Despite Intel reportedly outlining Ultrabook bill-of-materials costs in the $475-650 range for 21-mm-thick systems and $493-710 for thinner 18-mm ones, notebook makers are still...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Crysis 2 tessellation: too much of a good thing?
— 2:07 PM on August 16, 2011

We discover the world's greatest virtual concrete slab.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Leaked slides detail 28-nm AMD 'Deccan' APU
— 11:54 AM on August 16, 2011

Although most of the PC hardware industry seems to be on vacation right now, the rumor mill keeps churning away. Turkish site Donanim Haber...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Rumor mill pegs Sandy Bridge E power draw at 180W
— 2:43 PM on August 15, 2011

Perhaps this explains why we been hearing whispers about delays to Intel's "Sandy Bridge E" processors. VR-Zone is reporting that Gulftown's successor is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The many seasons of better benchmarks
— 10:04 AM on August 15, 2011

Type: Blog post Tags: CPUs Graphics

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New Sandy Bridge CPUs upgradeable via software
— 6:00 AM on August 15, 2011

Intel has released new details on a series of Sandy Bridge CPUs that will be upgradeable via software. Three models are eligible. On...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Release roundup: Motherboards, mice, and more
— 3:55 PM on August 12, 2011

This week in the realm of miscellaneous hardware releases, we've got news from BitFenix, Gigabyte, Silicon Power, and SteelSeries.

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage Input devices

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Deal of the week: SSDs, PSUs, and an LCD with a VA panel
— 2:25 PM on August 12, 2011

We have an interesting mix of deals for you this week, starting with something you might expect: an SSD. 120GB versions of Intel's

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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Samsung intros 6Gbps PM830 SSD
— 8:55 AM on August 12, 2011

There's another new SSD in town: Samsung's PM830. Although you won't find the drive lining store shelves or appearing in e-tail listings, Samsung has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Nvidia: We 'grew solidly' last quarter
— 4:40 PM on August 11, 2011

The markets might be bouncing up and down with little rhyme or reason, but at the very least, Nvidia stockholders can take comfort in today's...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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