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The TR Hardware Survey 2014: What's inside your main desktop PC?
If you've been on TR for long enough, you probably remember our hardware surveys. Our first one went up way back in 2008, and...
Poll Questions: • Processor series • If you have an Intel Core processor, is it a • Number of processor cores • Graphics card(s) • Number of graphics cards • Price of each (or only) graphics card at time of purchase • What's overclocked? • Motherboard manufacturer • System memory capacity • Solid-state drive capacity • Mechanical storage capacity (total) • Do you have an optical drive? • Do you have a sound card? • Do you have any expansion cards beside a graphics card and sound card? • PSU wattage • System form factor • Type of CPU cooler • Number of displays • Resolution of largest display • Panel type of largest display • Mouse type • Type of keyboard • Primary operating system • Home network Wi-Fi speed • Internet connection speed (down) • Internet connection speed (up)
Poll: What's the best premium upgrade?
When upgrading their PCs, most enthusiasts seem to focus on swapping in faster CPUs and graphics cards. The CPU has the biggest impact on...
Poll Question: • Best premium upgrade:
Poll: The third dimension
I went to see the new Harry Potter movie the other day, and predictably, the most convenient screening available at 9 PM on a Saturday...
Poll Question: • When it comes to stereoscopic 3D, I prefer:
Poll: The future of pointing input methods
For a long time now, the mouse and touchpad have been the primary computer input devices for pointing and selection. True challengers have been few...
Poll Question: • In 10 years, the dominant computer pointing/selection input method will be:
The TR Hardware Survey 2: Survey harder
Just over two years have passed since we carried out our very first hardware survey, in which we asked our readers to answer 15...
Poll Questions: • Processor • Number of CPU cores • Stock CPU clock speed • CPU socket type • Graphics processor • How much did your graphics card cost at the time of purchase? • Chipset • Motherboard brand • Memory size • Primary internal hard drive type: • Total internal hard drive storage capacity • Primary optical drive type • Sound card • Speaker config • Number of displays • Main display type • Main display size • Main display aspect ratio • Main display resolution • Do you have a stereoscopic 3D display and glasses? • Primary operating system • What mobile computers do you have?
Poll: How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?
We'll have a new sound card review very shortly, and writing it got me thinking about how much folks spend on the speakers or headset...
Poll Question: • How much did you spend on your best PC speakers or headset?
Poll: How do you buy your music?
The music industry has changed a lot over the last decade. Online services have become huge, and MP3s have slowly clawed back ground previously...
Poll Question: • How do you buy most of your music?
Poll: Do you have a home-theater PC?
With the exception of my desktop, the next most often-used PC in my home sits in the living room. I've had one in there for...
Poll Question: • Do you have a home-theater PC?
Poll: How powerful is your PSU?
The range of PSU wattages available today is truly staggering. At Newegg alone, the scale starts at 145W and goes all the way up...
Poll Question: • What's the wattage rating of your primary desktop's PSU?
Poll: What audio setup do you game with?
Our look at Psyko's 5.1-channel gaming headphones this morning has made us wonder... how many PC gamers actually use surround-sound setups? Even the most...
Poll Question: • Poll: What audio setup do you usually game with?
Poll: Apple's iPad: Hot or not?
So, Steve Jobs finally descended from Mount Horeb took the stage at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and delivered his tablet device...
Poll Question: • Apple's iPad: Hot or not?
Poll: What kind of keyboard do you prefer?
In light of our latest keyboard review, it seems only appropriate to ask: what kinds of keyboards do TR readers favor? We've put up...
Poll Question: • Poll: What kind of keyboard do you prefer?
Poll: Will you get a Blu-ray player now?
So, it's over. The HD DVD camp has admitted defeat, and Blu-ray has emerged as the victorious high-definition disc format, promising to take us...
Poll Question: • Now that HD DVD has lost, will you get a Blu-ray player?
The TR Hardware Survey: What's in your main PC?
We're unveiling a new feature today, the TR Hardware Survey. As its name suggests, this feature's goal is to give both us and you, the...
Poll Questions: • Processor • Graphics processor • How much did your graphics card cost at the time of purchase? • Chipset • Motherboard brand • Memory size • Total internal hard drive storage capacity • Primary optical drive type • Sound card • Number of displays • Main display type • Main display size • Main display aspect ratio • Main display resolution • Primary operating system
TR v2.1, the poll returns!
As I'm sure you all remember we ditched our old poll software when we cutover to the new site design and CMS. The old poll...
Poll Questions: • Did you miss the poll? • Are you glad it's back? • What is your favorite Team Fortress 2 class?
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