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G.Skill Trident Z Royal DIMMs fuse crystals and precious metals
— 12:55 PM on November 20, 2018

We often call RGB LED-bedecked hardware "blingy," but few PC hardware companies have pursued that style as literally as G.Skill has for its Trident Z...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 7 1700X for $150, high-end laptops, and more
— 12:20 PM on November 20, 2018

Can you feel it? There's tension in the air, like a massive coiled spring ready to pop in a flash. Black Friday is coming up,...

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

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Razer Blackwidow Lite promises quiet looks and quiet typing
— 9:53 AM on November 16, 2018

Razer needs no introduction for its gamer gear, but RGB LED-bedecked hardware isn't going to fly in every setting. For folks who want the feel...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Thursday deals: a GeForce GTX 1070 Ti for $359.99 and more
— 10:45 AM on November 15, 2018

Mmmm, I love the smell of fresh graphics cards in the morning. Unless your accommodations reside underneath a boulder, you're probably aware that the Radeon...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Displays Memory

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In the lab: Asus' Prime X299-Deluxe II mobo and ROG Strix RTX 2070
— 4:02 PM on November 14, 2018

Along with the arrival of Intel's refreshed Core X CPUs, a number of motherboard makers are releasing refreshed motherboards to help take those chips to...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Gaming

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Tuesday deals: a Samsung 970 EVO 500 GB for $113, cheap RAM, and more
— 10:11 AM on November 13, 2018

Howdy, folks. We're short on time for pleasantries today, but you'll be fine. After all, you have a review to read—that of the Intel...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Cases Storage Memory

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Intel unveils XMM 8160 5G modem for a 2H 2019 arrival
— 2:28 PM on November 12, 2018

Intel is shaking up its plans for its rollout of 5G modems today. Just under a year ago, the company took the wraps off...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Networking

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Corsair's K70 MK.2 Low Profile Rapidfire gaming keyboard reviewed
— 10:00 AM on November 12, 2018

Corsair and Cherry have teamed up for another mechanical key switch debut, and this time, the star of the show is the MX Low Profile...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Das Keyboard 4Q updates a classic design with cloud smarts
— 2:49 PM on November 9, 2018

Das Keyboard made its name with no-nonsense mechanical clickers whose quality could be felt with every key stroke, but a wide range of modern high-end...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 2700X for $295 and more
— 11:18 AM on November 8, 2018

Howdy, gerbils. The TR labs are humming with activity behind the scenes, but that's not all that's happening. Black Friday is coming up fast, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Multimedia Storage Memory Input devices

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Micron 12-Gb LPDDR4X RAM promises higher mobile performance and capacity
— 11:10 AM on November 7, 2018

Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets often come with enough RAM to rival desktop PCs these days, but capacity isn't the sole measure of performance...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 1500X for $140 and more
— 11:11 AM on November 6, 2018

A fair day to you, gerbils. Long have I enjoyed in jokes about constipation. I am not laughing anymore after having experienced serious bloatedness for...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Input devices Mobile computing

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Gigabyte Z390 Designare offers pros a bevy of connectivity options
— 11:33 AM on November 5, 2018

Some builders want high-end motherboards without a layer of gamer bling on top, and for those folks, Gigabyte has its Designare series. While these boards...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Gigabyte X299-WU8 uses dual PEX switches to light up every slot
— 9:11 AM on October 31, 2018

Intel's X299 platform offers a maximum of 44 PCIe 3.0 lanes from its accompanying CPUs, but even that might not be enough for the most...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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In the lab: Corsair's K70 RGB MK.2 Low Profile Rapidfire gaming keyboard
— 4:00 PM on October 30, 2018

Jeff took a look at Corsair's updated K70 RGB Rapidfire gaming keyboard earlier this year, but Corsair isn't done building on its K70 platform....

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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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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