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Western Digital's VelociRaptor 1TB hard drive
— 7:00 AM on April 16, 2012

Is there any hope for high-performance mechanical drives? We test WD's latest 10k-RPM VelociRaptor 1TB against a diverse array of competitors to find out.

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Why do mobile displays get all the love?
— 9:52 AM on April 6, 2012

With few exceptions, it seems, the gadgets hogging the media limelight today tend to be of the fingerprint-collecting variety. Tablets, phones, tablet-phones, e-readers, and anything...

Type: Blog post Tags: Displays

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A closer look at some GeForce GTX 680 features
— 9:56 PM on April 2, 2012

Want to know exactly how features like GPU Boost, virtual vsync, and TXAA work? Read up!

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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XFX's Radeon HD 7850 and 7870 Black Edition graphics cards
— 2:16 PM on March 28, 2012

XFX has produced a pair of Radeon HD 7800-series graphics cards with custom coolers and higher-than-normal clock speeds. Are they worth their price premiums...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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OCZ's RevoDrive 3 X2 240GB solid-state drive
— 4:48 PM on March 26, 2012

Using virtualization voodoo, the RevoDrive 3 X2 combines four SandForce-based SSDs on a single PCIe card purportedly capable of transfer rates up to 1500MB/s. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 680 graphics processor reviewed
— 8:00 AM on March 22, 2012

Nvidia's hotly anticipated Kepler GPU architecture has arrived, promising vast increases in power efficiency and performance. Can it deliver? Keep reading for our...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Asus' Transformer tablets share an Ice Cream Sandwich
— 1:14 AM on March 14, 2012

Asus has been quick to roll out Ice Cream Sandwich updates for its Eee Pad Transformers. We take a closer look at the...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Six screens, one desk
— 6:32 PM on March 8, 2012

When I sit down at my desk in the Benchmarking Sweatshop, it feels like maybe I could tap into the Matrix. I've slowly added...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Displays

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AMD's Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
— 11:01 PM on March 4, 2012

At long last, AMD has filled the gaping hole in its next-generation Radeon lineup. A new pair of graphics cards bas come to slot...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Windows 8-Ball Consumer Preview
— 11:31 AM on March 2, 2012

There aren't many experiences in life more disconcerting than waking up and not knowing where you are or how you got there. I was...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems

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A look at TR's new GPU test rigs
— 12:22 PM on February 24, 2012

As I mentioned on the podcast this week, I have been working to re-fit Damage Labs with new hardware all around....

Type: Blog post Tags: Graphics Systems The Tech Report

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TR's March 2012 system guide
— 4:16 PM on February 22, 2012

Not much new hardware has come out since we published our last guide in December, but this edition is still choc-full of small, incremental...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Workstations

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Welcome back, Sam
— 11:06 AM on February 17, 2012

For maybe my first hour in Serious Sam 3: BFE, I worried I'd made a big mistake. The game only cost me $20 thanks to...

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming

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AMD's Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
— 11:01 PM on February 14, 2012

At long last, the venerable Radeon HD 5770 has a successor. Is it a worthy one?

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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A closer look at the new AMD
— 4:08 PM on February 9, 2012

AMD has a new management team and a new direction. They recently shared their vision for the company's future, and we were there, listening...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers

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AMD's Radeon HD 7950 graphics processor
— 1:37 AM on January 31, 2012

AMD has slightly hobbled the Radeon HD 7950 compared to its elder brother, but the price of entry is 100 bucks lower. Sound like...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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PC gaming in 3D stereo: 3D Vision 2 vs. HD3D
— 11:47 AM on January 25, 2012

We've pitted 3D Vision 2 and HD3D gaming rigs against each other in order to get a feel for the current state of stereo...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics Displays

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CES 2012: the shape of things to come?
— 11:08 AM on January 17, 2012

One of the funny things about going to CES is that you're expected to be plugged into the overall vibe of the show, so you...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Displays Personal tech

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