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MSI's CPU Guard bracket could protect Skylake CPUs from bending
— 11:55 AM on December 16, 2015

Recent reports suggest that Intel's Skylake processors might bend under the weight of third-party coolers. Heatsink manufacturers like Silverstone and Noctua have since defended...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Updated: an 850 EVO 500GB for $138 with a game code
— 10:54 AM on December 16, 2015

Update 12/16/2015 at 1:23 PM: Turns out this deal was apparently too awesome for its own good. Adorama tells us it's had to cancel the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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Samsung turned our SSD Endurance Experiment into something incredible
— 10:00 AM on December 16, 2015

TR's SSD Endurance Experiment showed just how many bytes of writes today's SSDs can handle before expiring. We concluded our experiment with a take on...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Zotac's Zbox MI551 promises desktop power in a tiny footprint
— 9:44 AM on December 10, 2015

Zotac's Zboxen have always been good choices for some niche uses, like HTPCs and digital signage. The company is looking to take the small PC...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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OCZ's Trion 100 and Crucial's BX200 SSDs reviewed
— 10:16 AM on December 9, 2015

OCZ and Crucial aren't resting on the laurels of their entry-level Arc 100 and BX100 drives. Instead, they've cooked up even more attainable SSDs built...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Dell, Toshiba, and Lenovo utilities expose PCs to more attacks
— 1:26 PM on December 8, 2015

Stop me if you've heard this before: a vulnerability in an OEM software utility leaves systems wide open to attack. This time around, three...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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Marvell's shaky accounting draws the attention of the US government
— 7:42 AM on December 8, 2015

Marvell has released preliminary financial results for its fiscal third quarter, as well as its finalized results from the second quarter. In its report, Marvell...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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Skylake CPUs may be damaged by pressure from some heatsinks
— 9:45 AM on December 4, 2015

PCGamesHardware.de is reporting (Google translation here) that Intel Skylake CPUs may be damaged due to pressure from some third-party heatsinks. Some users have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cooling

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Corsair Hydro H5 SF shrinks liquid cooling for Mini-ITX PCs
— 3:45 PM on December 3, 2015

Mini-ITX system builders who want to push the boundaries of CPU performance are usually left out in the heat, and not every closed-loop liquid cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Systems

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Vulnerable Dell utility could let attackers learn all about a target PC
— 11:45 AM on December 2, 2015

Looks like Dell is on a roll, and not the good kind. After the company's recent Superfishy root CA problem, security researchers are now...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Software

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Thinkpad P40 Yoga lets 3D and graphics pros get flexible
— 8:39 AM on December 2, 2015

Lenovo is taking its Yoga classes very seriously. The company has just released a new convertible workstation targeted at graphic and CAD designers. Take...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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HGST's helium-filled 10TB hard drive floats into datacenters
— 7:26 AM on December 2, 2015

Ten freakin' terrabytes—that's what HGST is packing in a single hard drive now. The Western Digital subsidiary has announced that it's started shipping the Ultrastar...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Lenovo's gaming PCs are getting an infusion of Razer DNA
— 8:13 AM on November 30, 2015

Razer and Lenovo have announced that they're working together to produce Razer-customized versions of Lenovo's gaming-oriented desktops. The companies have already produced a prototype...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Shuttle XPC Nano's svelte body is clad in black and gold
— 2:51 PM on November 24, 2015

Shuttle pretty much wrote the book on small form factor PCs back in the day, and it's introducing some new bite-size machines today. Say...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems

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Dell gets Superfishy by shipping PCs with self-signed root certificates
— 4:31 PM on November 23, 2015

Remember the Superfish debacle, when Lenovo shipped computers with a preinstalled rogue root certification authority (CA)? Dell seems to think that was a good...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Internet

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Asus' N-series laptops top out with 4K screens and PCIe SSDs
— 9:50 AM on November 23, 2015

Asus has unwrapped the latest models in its N series of notebooks. The newcomers pack GeForce GTX graphics cards and can be fitted with...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Fujitsu Stylistic R726 convertible is ready to do business
— 9:20 AM on November 18, 2015

Convertibles are all the rage these days, and Fujitsu is out looking for a piece of that market pie. Take a look at the

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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We have a winner in our Skylake Damagebox giveaway
— 3:21 PM on November 17, 2015

After two weeks and dozens of submissions, we have a winner in our competition to take home Scott's Skylake Damagebox. We asked The Tech...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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