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Thursday deals: a Ryzen Threadripper 1950X for $630 and more
— 12:40 PM on November 1, 2018

Howdy, folks. It's the day after the first gig in my life, handling bass duties with my band Wicked. I'm overtired, but happy because I...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Cooling Input devices Mobile computing Networking

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Building a custom Xbox Adaptive Controller peripheral, part five
— 1:23 PM on October 31, 2018

New to this series? Parts one, two, three, and four are worth catching up on before continuing. There's a lot of ground...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Game consoles

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Tuesday deals: a Corsair Void Pro RGB headset for $55 and more
— 2:00 PM on October 30, 2018

Brrrr. The cold front has hit the country like a sledgehammer, bringing with it a sharply-worded reminder of "ohai, autumn." I've started to long for...

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

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Apple revitalizes MacBook Air with Retina screen and fresh internals
— 1:37 PM on October 30, 2018

Apple finally updated one of its most-loved and most-neglected notebooks this morning. The latest MacBook Air gives fans of this iconic machine everything they've...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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iPad Pros go edge-to-edge with A12X Bionic power
— 11:59 AM on October 30, 2018

Not content with upgrading the Mac Mini and the MacBook Air (more on that shortly), Apple put its iPad Pros under the knife and...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Updated: Apple touts upcoming Radeon Pro Vega option for MacBook Pros
— 9:52 AM on October 30, 2018

Apple's event in New York City is ongoing as I write this, and a new MacBook Air and a new Mac Mini have both debuted....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Mac

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Asus TUF FX505 and FX705 gaming laptops gear up for the road
— 4:47 PM on October 29, 2018

Chances are you think of gaming laptops as outwardly burly but ultimately frail machines. If you're looking to game on the go but you're concerned...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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OnePlus 6T gets ready to take America by storm
— 12:31 PM on October 29, 2018

It's new phone day, courtesy of the fine folks at OnePlus. The OnePlus 6T handset has now broken cover, and as its name implies,...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Palit GTX 1060 6 GB with GDDR5X sports 8.8 GT/s memory speeds
— 12:20 PM on October 27, 2018

Nvidia board partner Palit hasn't sold graphics cards in the United States for some time, but that doesn't mean it can't help us make sense...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Gigabyte GTX 1060 6 GB with GDDR5X RAM breaks cover
— 4:32 PM on October 26, 2018

Rumors of a GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB card with GDDR5X memory on board have popped up in the past couple of days, and now...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Our picks for the best gaming CPUs of late 2018
— 3:41 PM on October 26, 2018

Choosing a CPU for a gaming PC can be a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. We walk you through the types of...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Radeon Software 18.10.2 equips vault dwellers for the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A.
— 9:41 AM on October 26, 2018

The Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. begins October 30 on the PC, and AMD is ready with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.10.2. Developer Bethesda promises...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Intel turns in smashing Q3 2018 financials with all-time record revenue
— 3:50 PM on October 25, 2018

Intel's third-quarter 2018 earnings are out. The company had a smashing quarter, bringing in $19.2 billion in revenue for a 19% year-on-year increase. On...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Mobile computing Servers

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Checking in on Intel's Core i7-5775C for gaming in 2018
— 11:30 AM on October 25, 2018

Intel's Core i7-5775C stands alone among the company's socketed CPUs for its eDRAM, a 128-MB chunk of on-package memory that serves as a large L4...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Gaming

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Thursday deals: a 32-GB kit of RAM at 3600 MT/s for $255 and more
— 10:35 AM on October 25, 2018

Howdy, folks. It's pretty quiet around here because Jeff's working on a piece that you gerbils should find quite interesting. Remember the ever-so-mighty Core i7-5775C...

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

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AMD reports healthy Q3 earnings despite crypto crash
— 4:11 PM on October 24, 2018

AMD reported its earnings for the third quarter of 2018 today. The company took in revenue of $1.65 billion during the quarter, up 4%...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Building a custom Xbox Adaptive Controller peripheral, part four
— 9:30 AM on October 24, 2018

If you're just joining this series, I encourage you to flip back to parts one, two, and three to get yourself up...

Type: Blog post Tags: Miscellaneous Input devices Game consoles

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Qualcomm shrinks its 5G RF transceivers by another 25%
— 2:22 PM on October 23, 2018

Qualcomm released its first practical 5G RF module earlier this year in the form of the QTM052, but the company apparently wasn't done shrinking...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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