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Qualcomm announces the PC-specific Snapdragon 850 ARM SoC
— 9:31 AM on June 5, 2018

Once upon a time, a smartphone chip designer like Qualcomm wouldn't have a place at PC-centric Computex. Last year, though, we witnessed the introduction of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel teases 28-core, 56-thread HEDT CPU on stage at Computex
— 2:37 AM on June 5, 2018

As part of its Computex keynote today, Intel teased a 28-core, 56-thread high-end desktop CPU in a single-socket system. Incredibly—and I do mean incredibly—the company...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel Core i7-8086K celebrates 40 years of x86 with 5-GHz Turbo clocks
— 1:15 AM on June 5, 2018

Intel's Computex press conference in Taipei today was heavy on processor news. First off, the company celebrated 40 years of the x86 instruction set...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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NGD Systems introduces 16-TB Catalina 2 SSDs powered by ARM cores
— 3:33 PM on June 1, 2018

Hard drives and SSDs have always had logic chips. Spinning platters and moving heads in hard drives need some smarts to keep them from smashing...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software Servers

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Acer Predator and Nitro systems can get in the game with AMD hardware
— 1:10 PM on June 1, 2018

You may recall that Acer launched a whole bunch of new gaming hardware last week. The company would like you to know that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Gaming

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Rumor: Leaked Intel document shows Coffee Lake Xeon model numbers
— 11:16 AM on June 1, 2018

Anandtech reports that model numbers for ten new entry-level Intel Xeon chips have popped up, thanks to a document the company made available to its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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In the lab: EVGA's Z370 Micro and X299 Micro motherboards
— 2:20 PM on May 31, 2018

We're working on a secret project in the TR labs that needed a microATX motherboard as a key component. Despite the wide range of hardware...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X for $185, cheap storage, and more
— 11:50 AM on May 31, 2018

Good near-afternoon, gerbils! We're reeling from a busy week of feature articles. Our recent releases include a look at MSI's WS63 8SJ mobile workstation,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Memory

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Four new Zen+ CPUs show up in mobo compatibility listing
— 9:45 AM on May 31, 2018

AMD may be preparing to fill out its second-gen Ryzen CPU lineup a bit more if an update to ASRock's CPU compatibility charts for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The Tech Report System Guide: summer 2018 edition
— 3:30 PM on May 30, 2018

The Tech Report System Guide is back to beat the heat with a multitude of system builds to serve DIYers of every budget. Start...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage Systems

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Rumor: Core i7-8086K could be a 5-GHz toast to Intel's 50th year
— 10:30 AM on May 30, 2018

On June 8, it will have been 40 years since Intel launched the 8086—a processor so important, so formative, that we still use the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Snapdragon XR1 platform is dedicated to standalone AR and VR
— 9:04 AM on May 30, 2018

Pretty much every mobile VR platform runs on a smartphone SoC in one way or the other. The most popular implementations of Samsung's Gear VR...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: an HP EX920 1-TB NVMe SSD for $280 and more
— 11:22 AM on May 29, 2018

Morning's greetings to you, gerbils. We bet you gorged on succulent meats prepared on grills both simple and fancy during Memorial Day. Since you...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Rumor: Dual-core AMD Athlon 200GE and Athlon Pro 200GE are on the way
— 10:30 AM on May 29, 2018

Way back in February, German site ComputerBase spotted some results in SiSoftware's benchmark database for a Ryzen-based AMD Athlon 200GE. Now, Anandtech notes that the same chip (along with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 packs a mean midrange punch
— 4:04 PM on May 24, 2018

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600-series SoCs have been common choices for midrange phones from a variety of vendors. Those aging chips are missing some of the features...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Building a basic gaming PC with AMD's Ryzen 3 2200G
— 2:05 PM on May 24, 2018

Ever since AMD released its Raven Ridge APUs for the desktop, I've wanted to put together a system with one of those chips inside just...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Memory Gaming

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Thursday deals: an Intel DC S3500 1.6-TB SSD for $315 and more
— 9:52 AM on May 24, 2018

Morning, folks. Although I'm a normally a pretend guitarist, I've recently picked up bass guitar thanks to re-joining a band, and my left index finger...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Displays

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Poll: What brand of CPU is in your PC?
— 1:45 PM on May 23, 2018

It's been a little over a year since AMD began fleshing out its Ryzen CPU lineup. System builders now have a full range of competitive...

Poll Question: • What brand of CPU is in your PC?

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