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Acer XV273K brings 4K, 144 Hz, and FreeSync together
— 10:08 AM on August 29, 2018

Acer isn't saving all of its gaming-monitor fun for Nvidia graphics-card owners this morning. The company is also introducing a brand-new, high-end FreeSync display at...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Acer XB273K makes 4K, 144 Hz, and G-Sync a bit more accessible
— 9:01 AM on August 29, 2018

Acer's Predator X27 gives games the full G-Sync HDR treatment, but its $2000 price tag puts it out of reach of all but the...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Intel boosts ultrabooks and fanless PCs with more eighth-gen CPUs
— 3:00 PM on August 28, 2018

Intel's Whiskey Lake family of 15-W CPUs and the Amber Lake family of 4.5-W CPUs promise nice clock-speed boosts in single-threaded workloads, plus platform-level connectivity...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: an Adata SX8200 960-GB NVMe drive for $230 and more
— 10:11 AM on August 28, 2018

There's a small cloud of dust in the distance, just above the desert sun and the slowly-rolling balls of tumbleweed. A dark shape in the...

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

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Samsung's Portable SSD X5 reviewed
— 9:00 AM on August 28, 2018

Samsung is adding a brand-new external SSD to its lineup. The Portable SSD X5 shakes things up by promising NVMe-like speeds over a Thunderbolt 3...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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GlobalFoundries stops development of its 7-nm LP node
— 4:19 PM on August 27, 2018

The frighteningly expensive race for the last shrinks of silicon processes has claimed another contestant. GlobalFoundries announced today that it is suspending development of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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AMD Computing and Graphics veep Jim Anderson departs
— 3:11 PM on August 27, 2018

Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager of AMD's Computing and Graphics group, is leaving the company. Anderson is perhaps best known for his...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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SanDisk's Extreme Portable 1 TB SSD reviewed
— 9:00 AM on August 24, 2018

SanDisk's Extreme Portable SSD pairs USB 3.1 Gen 2 transfer rates with a durable, stylish exterior shell. We put the 1-TB Extreme Portable through...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Thursday deals: an RX 580 8 GB, a Ryzen mobo, and games for $275 and more
— 10:43 AM on August 23, 2018

Greetings, folks. I re-joined a band a while back and am furiously both learning and practicing my bass skills (I was doing guitar before). This left...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Displays Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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Tuesday deals: a Radeon RX 580 8 GB for $210 and more
— 10:46 AM on August 21, 2018

Greetings, folks! All the buzz of the moment is about the GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards, and as well it...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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ARM reveals client CPU ambitions with roadmap through 2020
— 10:00 AM on August 17, 2018

ARM produces the basic CPU designs that power practically every smartphone and non-x86 tablet in the world. Now that the CPU IP licensing firm has...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2950X CPU reviewed
— 9:00 AM on August 15, 2018

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2950X brings Precision Boost 2, XFR 2, and the benefits of GlobalFoundries' 12LP process to the already admirable Threadripper 1950X. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX CPU reviewed
— 8:00 AM on August 13, 2018

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX CPU puts 32 cores and 64 threads in a single high-end desktop socket. We thoroughly tested the 2990WX to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Thursday deals: an RX 580 8 GB with three games for $220 and more
— 10:59 AM on August 9, 2018

Hi there, folks. We're fairly quiet around here at the TR HQ, as Jeff is frantically testing AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2 to his heart's content,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Displays Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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Intel shows off its Xeon roadmap through 2020
— 12:30 PM on August 8, 2018

Intel is holding its Data-Centric Innovation Summit at its headquarters in Santa Clara, CA today, and the company took the opportunity to talk about its...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Rumor: Intel Whiskey Lake-U parts could offer big boost clock increases
— 10:24 AM on August 8, 2018

Intel has a slate of new 14-nm parts coming this year, and one of the next stops in the land of a thousand lakes

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel SSD 660p brings QLC and NVMe to the masses
— 12:43 PM on August 7, 2018

Samsung announced yesterday that it's mass-producing QLC SATA SSDs for consumers, but Intel has beaten the NAND giant to the punch with a QLC...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Tuesday deals: a 2-TB solid-state drive for $250 and much more
— 11:10 AM on August 7, 2018

Greetings folks. It's nice and balmy today at my location, but unfortunately not everywhere. After a relatively calm July, Portugal's fire season is now...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Miscellaneous Displays Mobile computing

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