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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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Go frameless with AOC's G90 FreeSync gaming displays
— 2:30 PM on December 18, 2017

Some companies claim their ultra-wide monitors can replace multi-display arrays for gaming. Those massive screens are nice, but having used both 3x1 and 3x2...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Intel delivers huge bandwidth boost to Stratix 10 MX FPGAs with EMIBs
— 1:05 PM on December 18, 2017

Intel's Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) technology is one of the most interesting developments in package-level design this year. These tiny slices of silicon...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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TR's 2017 Christmas giveaway: four days left and counting
— 11:15 AM on December 18, 2017

Hello, gerbil population at large. I hope you've bought all your presents by now. E-tailers and brick-and-mortar stores alike are buzzing with activity, and...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Samsung CHG displays are the first to net DisplayHDR 600 certification
— 9:48 AM on December 18, 2017

Samsung's quantum dot-backlit LCD monitors—known as QLED in the company's parlance—are some of the only displays on the market that can nip at the heels...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Acer details specs and prices of its Ryzen Mobile-powered Swift 3s
— 8:15 AM on December 18, 2017

We've already seen HP's first go-round with AMD's Raven Ridge mobile APU, and now Acer is entering the fray with mobile Ryzen variations of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Google Project Tango is dead—long live ARCore
— 4:08 PM on December 15, 2017

Google has pulled the plug on its Project Tango augmented reality project, putting the knowledge gleaned during its development into ARCore, a "fast,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Thermaltake Sync box bridges RGB LED walled gardens
— 2:15 PM on December 15, 2017

Imagine you're building a new PC using an RGB LED-encrusted motherboard and a matching video card. But then, you find a killer deal on Thermaltake...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Miscellaneous

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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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Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX Vegas put a big chill on spicy-hot chips
— 10:45 AM on December 15, 2017

We've already seen custom Radeon RX Vega cards from AMD-exclusive board partners PowerColor and XFX, and now it's Sapphire's turn at the wheel....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Antec P110 Silent touts quiet looks and quiet operation
— 2:15 PM on December 14, 2017

Do you loathe noisy fans, despise tempered glass, and swear off RGB LEDs? Antec has the case for you. The Antec P110 Silent is...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Updated LG Gram laptops put heavy-duty power into feathery bodies
— 12:45 PM on December 14, 2017

As much as we like the extra boost in performance afforded by Coffee Lake CPUs' two extra cores compared to their Kaby Lake predecessors,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Monkey Day Shortbread
— 12:45 PM on December 14, 2017

Monkey on the right tried to steal my wallet, true story. PC hardware and computing Nvidia Titan V review part...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday deals: a nice Z370 mobo, a huge VA display, and more
— 11:15 AM on December 14, 2017

Hello, gerbils! I have a request for you today. I'm going to have a horizontal "wisdom" tooth (yes, really) pulled today, so I'll have an...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Samsung's Notebook 9 portables rock eighth-gen Core i7s
— 9:29 AM on December 14, 2017

Samsung has announced three new slim portables with Intel's eighth-generation mobile processors inside. The 13" and 15" Notebook 9 models use the tried-and-true...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Rumor: Ryzen 2 set for Q1 2018 and a Fenghuang APU breaks cover
— 3:26 PM on December 13, 2017

The rumor mill has been reasonably quiet of late, but its engines are firing up. Citing a Digitimes report, MoePC claims that AMD's Ryzen 2...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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TR's 2017 Christmas giveaway: eight days left and counting
— 12:51 PM on December 13, 2017

Heads up, gerbils! I'm writing in to remind you of TR's 2017 Christmas giveaway. The fine folks at MSI, Antec, and Toshiba all contributed...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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MSI gives Radeon RX Vega cards an Air Boost
— 10:51 AM on December 13, 2017

AMD's Radeon RX Vega cards are still hard to find on retail shelves, but the recent announcements of third-party designs seem to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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