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Tuesday deals: an Intel 660p 512-GB NVMe drive for $67 and much more
— 2:05 PM on February 19, 2019

A fair day to thee, good gerbils. If you're looking for an interesting article to read, may I suggest Colton Westrate's "The death of Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Chocolate Mint Day Shortbread
— 8:45 AM on February 19, 2019

I took the liberty of adding the critical words "chip," "ice," and "cream" to today's theme. You're welcome. PC hardware and...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Friday deals: Ryzen 5 2600 for $150, Surface Pro 6 $200 off, and more
— 11:35 AM on February 15, 2019

Greetings, good gerbils. I'm in the process of speccing out a home theater PC so that I can make more frequent use of the big-ass...

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

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Ferris Wheel Day Shortbread
— 8:40 AM on February 14, 2019

I thought I'd take a day off from sensical Shortbread shots. PC hardware and computing HyperX Pulsefire Core gaming mouse review @...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: A 512-GB NVMe SSD plus 16 GB of fast RGB LED RAM for $160, and more
— 10:50 AM on February 12, 2019

Howdy, folks. The internet at large is probably running out of ink discussing the merits of the Radeon VII to death. We've recently taken...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory

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Darwin Day Shortbread
— 9:20 AM on February 12, 2019

This works for me on a couple levels. Radeon Roundup AMD Radeon VII review: supercharged Vega @ PC Perspective AMD Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday deals: Cheap G.Skill RAM, discounted Dell gear, and more
— 12:55 PM on February 7, 2019

Greetings, folks. I'm going to keep it short and sweet today. AMD's finally released a high-end graphics card since the Vega 64, and we've...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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National Periodic Table Day Shortbread
— 7:20 AM on February 7, 2019

I am way too proud of this. PC hardware and computing Asus TUF Z390 Pro Gaming ATX motherboard review @

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: a 16-GB RAM kit at 3600 MT/s for $112 and much more
— 12:34 PM on February 5, 2019

Greetings, folks! I've started doing a little home improvement—well, paying for it, anyway. The first project was getting a new kitchen exhaust fan and under-cupboard...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Memory Mobile computing

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National Shower with a Friend Day Shortbread
— 8:50 AM on February 5, 2019

Not technically a shower, but definitely a friend. PC hardware and computing Scythe Katana 5 review: compact CPU air cooler...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Using Plex to make your media-streaming life better
— 4:30 PM on February 1, 2019

Instead of having an entire computer hooked up to my TV, I started using Plex to stream my media from my own server, and I’m...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Software

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $245, and much more
— 1:50 PM on January 31, 2019

Howdy, folks. I've been keeping an eye on the news about the hellish climate in a good portion of the U.S., and I have only...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Displays Input devices Mobile computing

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Intel flutters into the Robert Swan era, makes interim CEO permanent
— 9:57 AM on January 31, 2019

It sounds like everyone will be calling him “Bob,” but whether he goes by Bob, Robert, or Mr. Swan, Intel’s new CEO starts today....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Miscellaneous

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Intel launches the 28-core Xeon W-3175X at $2999
— 12:05 PM on January 30, 2019

If you had asked me this time last year whether Intel would take one of its 28-core Skylake Xeon chips with six-channel memory and release...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Puzzle Day Shortbread
— 9:33 AM on January 29, 2019

Another fond memory from kindergarten. PC hardware and computing Cooler Master MWE Gold 750W full modular power supply review @

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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After 36 years, MIDI is finally moving to 2.0
— 9:46 PM on January 28, 2019

What springs to mind when I say "MIDI," gerbils? Is it perhaps thoughts of an old Gravis Ultrasound or Sound Blaster AWE? Expensive...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Thursday deals: a 500-GB Crucial MX500 for $55 and more
— 1:00 PM on January 24, 2019

G'afternoon folks. I hope you're feeling fine today, and devoid of any sniffing, puffy eyes, or a sore throat. I've been flu-stricken for a couple...

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

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Macintosh Computer Day Shortbread
— 9:00 AM on January 24, 2019

Never used one of these, but I remember playing Odell Lake on an Apple II in what I...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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