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Buyers of new Win7 PCs to get cheap Win8 upgrades
— 4:27 PM on May 14, 2012

Windows 8 is coming later this year, as almost everyone knows—and that might make some folks think twice about buying a Windows 7 machine in...

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Report: PC gaming hardware market will continue to grow
— 11:06 AM on May 3, 2012

The market for enthusiast-grade PC gaming hardware is doing well, according to the latest report from Jon Peddie Research. All told, it was...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Intel demos 4-inch Next Unit of Computing form factor
— 11:07 AM on April 30, 2012

We love ultra-small-form-factor PCs like Zotac's tiniest Zbox systems. Now, it looks like Intel is working on a new form factor that's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Microsoft outlines Windows 8 editions
— 6:00 AM on April 17, 2012

Well, it's official: Windows 8 will be available in three editions. Microsoft spilled the beans on the different variants of its upcoming operating system...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Workstations

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Gartner: PC shipments grew 1.9% last quarter
— 6:00 AM on April 13, 2012

The PC industry is gaining momentum again, judging by the latest preliminary data from Gartner. The market research firm says global PC shipments grew...

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Release roundup: a 7-series mobo and more
— 5:29 PM on April 12, 2012

This week in our look at miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we've got news from Biostar, iBuypower, and StarTech. Biostar launches...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Systems

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Intel introduces 910 Series PCIe SSD
— 2:01 AM on April 12, 2012

Intel is no stranger to the world of enterprise-grade SSDs. Its first offering for that market, the X25-E, was released way back in the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Honey, Zotac shrunk the nettop
— 10:32 AM on April 11, 2012

Zotac's Zbox Nano AD10 is one of the smallest nettops we've ever seen. It's a fantastic mini PC, and now there's new version...

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Knights Corner supercomputer on track for 2013
— 11:32 AM on April 9, 2012

Remember Larrabee? Intel's ill-fated desktop GPU has been reborn as Knights Corner, a high-performance computing chip targeted at servers and supercomputers. It's being...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Servers Workstations

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Core i7-powered Amiga mini is too retro for its own good
— 5:03 PM on March 21, 2012

Yes, Commodore is still around and selling computers. And believe it or not, the firm has just unveiled a small-form-factor PC that's purportedly fit...

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It's official: HP to combine PC, printer divisions
— 9:53 AM on March 21, 2012

Score another one for the rumor mill. HP has pretty much confirmed the early morning rumors, announcing an "organizational realignment" that will see...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems Miscellaneous

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Rumor: HP to merge PC and printer divisions
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2012

Just seven months ago ago, HP was making preparations to get rid of its PC business. That move was eventually canceled, and now,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems Miscellaneous

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Report: Few Win8 ARM tablets will be available at launch
— 6:00 AM on March 20, 2012

Unnamed tipsters have fed some juicy details to Bloomberg about Microsoft's Windows 8 release plans. Now, the site claims to know not just when...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Intel unveils the Xeon E5-2600 series
— 11:00 AM on March 6, 2012

Although the Sandy Bridge CPU microarchitecture has been available in laptops and desktops for over a year,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Valve said to be developing Steam Box hardware spec
— 11:01 AM on March 5, 2012

Whatever happened to that Steam "big picture" mode we heard about a year ago? The guys at The Verge think they have an...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Microsoft seeding Windows 8 developers with Tegra 3 PCs
— 11:48 AM on February 29, 2012

Nvidia is serious about getting its ARM-based processors inside Windows 8 systems. The company is working with Microsoft to supply developers and device makers...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Operating systems

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New Ultrastar SSD sports 25-nm SLC NAND
— 11:21 AM on February 9, 2012

Consumer-grade SSDs started making the transition to 25-nm NAND early last year. We saw enterprise-oriented drives based on MLC flash make the jump, as...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Alienware unveils Mini-ITX gaming desktop
— 9:55 AM on January 18, 2012

You might say we're pretty lukewarm toward pre-built gaming desktops. Why pay for a pre-packaged system when you can have fun building it yourself—and end...

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