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Radeon Software 17.12.2 update does a bug-stomping dance
— 9:07 AM on December 20, 2017

AMD's last driver update, Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1, marked the latest in the company's traditional cycle of major yearly releases. Large changes to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Google Chrome will block some types of ads in February
— 4:15 PM on December 19, 2017

We reported on rumors of future baked-in ad-blocking in Google's popular Chrome web browser back in April. We spilled words on the subject again...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet

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EVGA's X299 Dark motherboard can't be any more black
— 2:45 PM on December 19, 2017

You may recall that way back in May when Intel released the Core-X series of high-end desktop CPUs, EVGA announced three motherboards for the...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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National Hard Candy Day Shortbread
— 1:15 PM on December 19, 2017

This game is 'hard candy' for me. I watched a stream of They Are Billions last week and...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: a 1 TB 850 EVO for $260, a ton of peripherals, and more
— 11:45 AM on December 19, 2017

Do you feel that in the air? The ever-growing tension, the electricity, the anticipation for Santa's presents. Regardless of how you feel about the incessant...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Input devices Mobile computing

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Crucial MX500 solid-state drives put 64-layer TLC flash to good use
— 11:00 AM on December 19, 2017

The latest generation of Crucial's mainstream SSDs has hit the shelves. The Crucial MX500 is Micron's first consumer drive using its 64-layer 3D TLC...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphones make infinity affordable
— 9:31 AM on December 19, 2017

The small-bezel "infinity" display was a big trend in high-end smartphones in 2017, showing up in Samsung's co-flagship Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Seagate multi-actuator hard drives think two heads are better than one
— 4:05 PM on December 18, 2017

Technologies like shingled magnetic recording (SMR), heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR), and microwave-assisted magnetic recording (MAMR) all promise to improve the capacity of spinning...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Go frameless with AOC's G90 FreeSync gaming displays
— 2:30 PM on December 18, 2017

Some companies claim their ultra-wide monitors can replace multi-display arrays for gaming. Those massive screens are nice, but having used both 3x1 and 3x2...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Intel delivers huge bandwidth boost to Stratix 10 MX FPGAs with EMIBs
— 1:05 PM on December 18, 2017

Intel's Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) technology is one of the most interesting developments in package-level design this year. These tiny slices of silicon...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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TR's 2017 Christmas giveaway: four days left and counting
— 11:15 AM on December 18, 2017

Hello, gerbil population at large. I hope you've bought all your presents by now. E-tailers and brick-and-mortar stores alike are buzzing with activity, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Samsung CHG displays are the first to net DisplayHDR 600 certification
— 9:48 AM on December 18, 2017

Samsung's quantum dot-backlit LCD monitors—known as QLED in the company's parlance—are some of the only displays on the market that can nip at the heels...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Acer details specs and prices of its Ryzen Mobile-powered Swift 3s
— 8:15 AM on December 18, 2017

We've already seen HP's first go-round with AMD's Raven Ridge mobile APU, and now Acer is entering the fray with mobile Ryzen variations of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Google Project Tango is dead—long live ARCore
— 4:08 PM on December 15, 2017

Google has pulled the plug on its Project Tango augmented reality project, putting the knowledge gleaned during its development into ARCore, a "fast,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Thermaltake Sync box bridges RGB LED walled gardens
— 2:15 PM on December 15, 2017

Imagine you're building a new PC using an RGB LED-encrusted motherboard and a matching video card. But then, you find a killer deal on Thermaltake...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Miscellaneous

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Intel tips off potential 960 GB and 1.5 TB Optane SSD 900Ps
— 12:15 PM on December 15, 2017

I was pretty impressed with the performance of Intel's Optane caching solution when I messed around with MSI's Aegis 3 gaming desktop. Still,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX Vegas put a big chill on spicy-hot chips
— 10:45 AM on December 15, 2017

We've already seen custom Radeon RX Vega cards from AMD-exclusive board partners PowerColor and XFX, and now it's Sapphire's turn at the wheel....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Antec P110 Silent touts quiet looks and quiet operation
— 2:15 PM on December 14, 2017

Do you loathe noisy fans, despise tempered glass, and swear off RGB LEDs? Antec has the case for you. The Antec P110 Silent is...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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