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A touch of the bloat
— 7:00 AM on June 11, 2012

When I say "bloatware," which Microsoft Office program springs to mind? Are you even wondering why I narrowed your choices to Office modules? Of course...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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A quick look at Thunderbolt on the PC
— 3:10 PM on June 4, 2012

Thunderbolt has finally arrived on the PC. Motherboards with Thunderbolt ports are selling online and Ivy Bridge notebooks are primed to feature the technology....

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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A brief look at Nvidia's GK110 graphics chip
— 2:02 PM on May 24, 2012

At its 2012 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia revealed plenty of details about the biggest GPU of its Kepler generation. Here's what you need...

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Fake Different
— 4:19 PM on May 23, 2012

If you're a Mac fan of a certain age, you no doubt recognize...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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If data can be lost, it will
— 3:03 AM on May 11, 2012

Murphy was right. If something can go wrong, it will... eventually. Earlier this week, the water main connected to our house burst, submerging...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Internet

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 670 graphics card
— 8:00 AM on May 10, 2012

This is the more affordable GK104 variant you've been waiting for, folks.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 690 graphics card
— 11:32 PM on May 8, 2012

Nvidia has crammed two GK104s together on a single card, which caused us to write a tremendous number of words.

Type: Feature article Tags: Graphics

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Ivy Bridge on air: The Core i7-3770K overclocked on four motherboards
— 11:24 AM on April 23, 2012

Ivy bridge is here, and she appears to have plenty of clock speed headroom. We overclock the Core i7-3770K on motherboards from Asus,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Motherboards

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A quick look at Intel's DZ77GA-70K motherboard
— 11:23 AM on April 19, 2012

While preparing for a certain upcoming processor launch, we've been spending some quality time with Intel's DZ77GA-70K motherboard. Read on for a quick...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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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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Z77 motherboards from Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI
— 8:58 PM on April 8, 2012

Intel's Ivy Bridge processor may still be waiting in the wings, but the 7-series motherboards designed for it are already for sale. To provide...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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OCZ's Vertex 4 solid-state drive
— 8:00 AM on April 4, 2012

Just a few months after its Indilinx Everest controller debuted in the OCZ Octane, a second-generation Everest chip has taken root in the Vertex 4...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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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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Apple TV UI great if you're not using Apple TV
— 10:03 AM on March 29, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, I purchased a new Apple TV. Which is not an actual TV. But you probably knew that. It is, however,...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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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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Return to the the tech island in the stream
— 4:40 PM on March 16, 2012

Today is, by international decree of some mildly corrupt UN commission, iPad Day. Not iPad 3 day, mind you, as Apple has decided to stop...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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