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Western Digital's Black 1 TB NVMe SSD reviewed
— 11:30 AM on June 7, 2018

Western Digital is building a presence in the consumer SSD market for the first time. Its latest NVMe drive has issued a brazen challenge to...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1070 Ti for $420, a 49" 4K TV for $210, and more
— 10:03 AM on June 7, 2018

Trog says hullo and waves. Trog think puny gerbils have enough Computex. Good deals there are, Trog think you click and buy them. Trog is holding big club,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Multimedia Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Samsung brings FreeSync to its 2018 TV lineup
— 9:00 AM on June 6, 2018

The rumors were true: Samsung is bringing FreeSync to its TVs. AMD and Samsung jointly announced the upgrade yesterday, and it applies to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Game consoles

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AMD demonstrates 7-nm Radeon Instinct card with 32 GB HBM2
— 12:45 AM on June 6, 2018

As part of AMD's Computex press conference, new Radeon Technologies Group senior vice president of engineering David Wang took the stage to demonstrate the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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Intel shrinks Optane 905P SSDs into the M.2 form factor
— 2:05 PM on June 5, 2018

Intel spent most of its stage time at Computex promising limited-edition-mainstream and high-end chips that would cross the arbitrary 5-GHz border before the end...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 2400G and an MSI mobo for $200 and more
— 12:23 PM on June 5, 2018

Good folks of the gerbildom, I bring tidings! If it should happen that you're living under a rock and have missed the deluge of news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage

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Corsair MP300 SSDs bring NVMe to every neighborhood
— 2:21 PM on June 4, 2018

Peak SSD throughput exceeded the capacity of the aging 6 Gbps SATA bus a long while ago. Additionally, the NVMe interface has plenty of advantages...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Asus VG49V, CG32UQ, and ProArt PA34V displays liven up Computex
— 10:32 AM on June 4, 2018

Over at Computex, Asus has three new premium screens on display. The VG49V double-wide gaming display, CG32UQ console gaming monitor, and ProArt PA34V...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Acer Predator and Nitro systems can get in the game with AMD hardware
— 1:10 PM on June 1, 2018

You may recall that Acer launched a whole bunch of new gaming hardware last week. The company would like you to know that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Gaming

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Asus ROG Strix XG248Q display shines bright at 240 Hz
— 9:13 AM on June 1, 2018

Asus has stealthily launched a new monitor on us. The ROG Strix XG248Q is essentially a 24" version of the ROG Strix XG258Q....

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X for $185, cheap storage, and more
— 11:50 AM on May 31, 2018

Good near-afternoon, gerbils! We're reeling from a busy week of feature articles. Our recent releases include a look at MSI's WS63 8SJ mobile workstation,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays Memory

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Radeon Software 18.5.2 clears the skies above the Sea of Thieves
— 9:30 AM on May 31, 2018

Nature enthusiasts wet their finger and put it in the air to get a sense of the wind's direction. PC hardware enthusiasts can look to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Nvidia will talk about its next-gen GPU at Hot Chips in August
— 4:57 AM on May 31, 2018

The annual Hot Chips conference is where the industry gathers to hear deep dives about the highest-performing silicon for a range of applications, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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The Tech Report System Guide: summer 2018 edition
— 3:30 PM on May 30, 2018

The Tech Report System Guide is back to beat the heat with a multitude of system builds to serve DIYers of every budget. Start...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage Systems

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Optane DC Persistent Memory puts 3D Xpoint goodness in DIMM slots
— 1:06 PM on May 30, 2018

Intel and Micron's 3D Xpoint non-volatile memory has proven a unique bridge between NAND and DRAM in the storage hierarchy. Today, Intel is bringing...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Snapdragon XR1 platform is dedicated to standalone AR and VR
— 9:04 AM on May 30, 2018

Pretty much every mobile VR platform runs on a smartphone SoC in one way or the other. The most popular implementations of Samsung's Gear VR...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: an HP EX920 1-TB NVMe SSD for $280 and more
— 11:22 AM on May 29, 2018

Morning's greetings to you, gerbils. We bet you gorged on succulent meats prepared on grills both simple and fancy during Memorial Day. Since you...

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

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB OC is first out of the gate
— 9:13 AM on May 29, 2018

Most American gerbils are returning to their regularly-scheduled grind this morning after a three-day weekend spent grilling, but over in Taiwan, Gigabyte's web team...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics

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