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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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AMD adds a handful of faster Opterons
— 10:18 AM on June 4, 2012

The Opteron processor family has just gotten a little bigger: AMD has added five new models, all of which offer slightly higher clock speeds and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Deal of the week: Storage and displays
— 5:42 PM on June 1, 2012

With hard drive prices the way they are, it's rare to find truly good deals on mechanical storage. Newegg has a couple of those right...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays

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Release roundup: Card readers and efficient PSUs
— 4:56 PM on June 1, 2012

We've only got a couple of items for this week's release roundup. Computex is drawing nigh, and most hardware makers seem to be holding off...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage

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13.5-inch OLED prototype has 3840x2160 pixels
— 11:54 AM on June 1, 2012

Good news on the display front. Sharp and Semiconductor Energy Laboratory have jointly developed a new oxide semiconductor that promises screens with higher resolutions,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Welcome to the Benchmarking Sweatshop
— 5:56 PM on May 31, 2012

For years, I've been meaning to do a blog post about the Benchmarking Sweatshop. Thing is, every time there's an opening in my schedule, my...

Type: Blog post Tags: The Tech Report

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Why did Bulldozer disappoint? Some possible answers
— 11:12 AM on May 31, 2012

AMD's "Bulldozer" microarchitecture has been something of a disappointment, particularly in the FX desktop processors, where it doesn't consistently outperform AMD's prior-generation Phenom II...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Intel's ultrabook-bound Core i5-3427U processor
— 11:01 PM on May 30, 2012

The 17W, dual-core version of Ivy Bridge for ultrabooks is finally here. We've compared it to the last generation in our new benchmark suite,...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Poll: What will happen first?
— 12:39 PM on May 30, 2012

It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at...

Poll Question: • What will happen first?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Operating systems

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John Carmack working with open-source VR headset
— 11:11 AM on May 30, 2012

During my misspent youth, we used to hang out at an Internet cafe that had a virtual reality headset. The headset was hooked up to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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OCZ debuts Agility 4 solid-state drives
— 9:58 AM on May 30, 2012

In recent years, OCZ seems to have eased the frantic pace of its SSD releases. The company is still churning out new drives on a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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5'' LG display has IPS tech and 1080p resolution
— 11:56 AM on May 29, 2012

Forget 720p smartphone displays. LG has developed a 5" screen that serves up 1920x1080 pixels. Do the math, and that's 440 pixels per...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Personal tech

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Deal of the week: More storage bargains
— 4:22 PM on May 25, 2012

All the juicy discounts seem to be among mechanical and solid-state drives this week. We've singled out two of each for our latest deal 'o...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Toshiba hybrid drive coming to ultrabooks in September
— 10:40 AM on May 25, 2012

Hybrid storage solutions come in many flavors, but Seagate is the only one making something that fits inside a standard hard drive form factor.

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Next-gen Brazos APUs sneak online
— 10:42 AM on May 24, 2012

While putting together the latest system guide, we lamented the lack of a replacement for HP's excellent dm1z ultraportable. The 11.6" system is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Seagate to acquire controlling stake in LaCie
— 3:23 PM on May 23, 2012

Looks like Seagate might be on a little shopping spree. Just over a year after announcing its takeover of Samsung's mechanical storage business, Seagate...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Hard drive prices continue slow decline
— 11:05 AM on May 23, 2012

More than a month has passed since we last looked at hard drive prices, so it's time for an update. We've been tracking a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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iSuppli: Hard-drive densities to hit 1800 Gb/inĀ² in 2016
— 6:00 AM on May 23, 2012

While SSDs keep getting cheaper by the day, the price of mechanical storage seems to be declining at a much slower pace. Part of that...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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