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Intel Titan Ridge Thunderbolt controllers look to the future and the past
— 4:30 PM on January 4, 2018

Thunderbolt 3 (TB3) can be pretty awesome, even if getting access to the 40 Gbps of bandwidth isn't as straightforward as Intel has advertised....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets Displays

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National Spaghetti Day Shortbread
— 1:30 PM on January 4, 2018

Fun fact, it's also National Trivia Day, but that's harder to find an image for. PC hardware and computing Plextor...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Wednesday deals: nice mice, a pair of mobos, and more
— 10:57 AM on January 3, 2018

Howdy, gerbils! We figure you're still reeling from New Year's festivities. We hope you didn't have too much to drink and then proceed to make...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Displays Input devices Gaming

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Run It Up The Flagpole And See If Anyone Salutes It Day Shortbread
— 3:00 PM on January 2, 2018

Ironically, I just can't come up with a good caption for today's image... PC hardware and computing Asus ROG...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Rumor: AMD planning 400-series chipsets with PCIe 3.0 connectivity
— 1:00 PM on December 28, 2017

While AMD's Ryzen processors generally chat directly with graphics cards and NVMe storage devices over 8 GT/s PCIe 3.0 lanes, peripherals attached through existing 300-series...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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Thursday deals: a 4K IPS display for $200 and more
— 11:00 AM on December 28, 2017

Greetings, gerbils. If you've been feeling like it's been a really slow week news-wise, you're not alone. We'd wager that CES 2018 is going to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Power Storage Displays

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Card Playing Day Shortbread
— 9:00 AM on December 28, 2017

Jeff says "RIP GR Tron" PC hardware and computing Dan Luu explores 40 years of PC input latency @

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: Crucial MX300s, an Aorus GTX 1060 6GB, and more
— 10:02 AM on December 26, 2017

Good morning, gerbils. We hope you haven't put on too much weight over Christmas. After all, we wouldn't want you to be so pudgy that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Input devices

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National Candy Cane Day Shortbread
— 9:00 AM on December 26, 2017

Close enough. Another Merry Christmas to the TR audience. While we are on the clock today, many are not,...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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National French Fried Shrimp Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on December 21, 2017

Go ahead, complain about how this is actually tempura. PC hardware and computing (aka the Define R6...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday deals: an Oculus Rift kit, a Ryzen mobo, and more
— 11:07 AM on December 21, 2017

Hello, gerbils. 'Tis almost the night before Christmas, and decorated pine trees everywhere probably have more than a few boxes laying underneath them by now....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Input devices Mobile computing 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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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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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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