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Asus pours several cups of Coffee Lake to go
— 1:44 PM on April 3, 2018

If you thought Asus wasn't going to show up to today's eighth-generation laptop announcement party, you were dead wrong. The company is placing Intel's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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MSI struts its collection of gaming laptops with eighth-gen Intel CPUs
— 11:58 AM on April 3, 2018

Intel really poured it on this morning, simultaneously opening the floodgates on mainstream 300-series chipsets and the second wave of eighth-generation Core laptop...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Report: Apple could begin introducing ARM Macs as soon as 2020
— 3:25 PM on April 2, 2018

Apple is no stranger to switching CPU instruction set architectures in its Macs when there's an advantage to be gained, and if a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mac

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Acer Aspire S24 puts Kaby Lake-R in a gorgeous all-in-one body
— 1:27 PM on April 2, 2018

The first all-in-one PC I ever saw was a Compaq Presario CDS 520, but I expect most people's first contemporary experience with the "PC...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1s with Kaby Lake-G chips are ready to hit the road
— 5:05 PM on March 29, 2018

Intel's "Hades Canyon" NUC  isn't the only machine coming down the pipe with Intel's Kaby Lake-G chips inside—or more specifically, "eight-gen Core processors...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a Patriot Ignite 480 GB SSD for $95 and more
— 2:15 PM on March 29, 2018

Greetings, gerbils! You'll be happy to know that my boxing bag is now fully in place, and my foot's healed. I expect to test both...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Memory

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In the lab: Intel's NUC8i7HVK "Hades Canyon" gaming PC
— 12:00 PM on March 29, 2018

It's still a bit hard to believe that Intel's eighth-generation G-series processors are a real thing. The unholy union of an Intel CPU and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems

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Philips 27" 272B8QJEB monitor is a 10-bit workhorse
— 9:18 AM on March 29, 2018

Philips has a new monitor headed to stores that might be of interest to gerbils employed in the fields of photo editing or graphic design. The...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Corsair's iCue is the one app to rule them all
— 9:08 AM on March 28, 2018

Regular readers may recall Corsair's promise that its RGB-LED peripherals would offer lighting integration with Far Cry 5, and that new software to enable...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Software

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Nvidia unveils the mighty DGX-2 Deep Learning System
— 1:42 PM on March 27, 2018

At its GPU Technology Conference today (GTC), Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang made a fair number of announcements. However, none were likely as exciting to the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Systems

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Tuesday deals: a Core i7-7820X for $450 and more
— 9:34 AM on March 27, 2018

Howdy, folks! Now here's something for you to laugh at. I was hanging up a boxing bag in the garage yesterday. It was set too...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Storage Memory

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Roccat Horde Aimo keyboard targets a membranical middle ground
— 2:45 PM on March 26, 2018

Most keyboard manufacturers ask customers to choose between the membrane and mechanical key switches, but Roccat claims its Horde Aimo "membranical" gaming keyboard offers...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Monday deals: a raft of PC gaming goodies from Amazon
— 12:48 PM on March 26, 2018

Hi there, gerbils. Today's not Tuesday nor Thursday, but we have a deals post for you nonetheless, thanks to a one-day sale that Amazon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Storage Displays Input devices

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Asus VG258Q offers FreeSync and blur reduction in a basic package
— 9:15 AM on March 26, 2018

Using a high-refresh-rate monitor while gaming is a revelation. It's hard to overstate the improvement in quality-of-life for action gamers when going from a standard...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Gigabyte ThunderXStation puts high-end ARM CPUs on your desk
— 3:00 PM on March 23, 2018

Like it or not, ARM servers are here. You can buy high-throughput ARM CPU chips from a number of vendors. Options include the

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Workstations

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Thursday deals: an Acer ET322QK for $350, powerful laptops, and more
— 12:16 PM on March 22, 2018

Yay, spring! Oh wait, it's winter. Never mind, it's spring again. This refrain is being heard around most of Europe and the US right now....

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing

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HTC sends the Vive Focus and its Vive Wave SDK around the world
— 2:02 PM on March 21, 2018

Talk at the Games Developers Conference seems to be dominated by news about real-time ray-tracing technology from AMD, Microsoft, and Nvidia, but...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays Gaming

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Rumor: Eight-core Coffee Lake S CPU shows up in 3DMark database
— 12:30 PM on March 21, 2018

We were quite impressed with the Core i7-8700K when we reviewed it. Who could complain about a CPU that boasts the fastest out-of-the-box single-threaded...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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