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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 5 2400G with a Gigabyte mobo for $210 and more
— 12:40 PM on February 22, 2019

Howdy, enthusiasts everywhere. Around here (Portugal, for those unaware), it's that time of the year again. Samba rhythms occasionally echo through the air from rehearsal...

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

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Tuesday deals: an Intel 660p 512-GB NVMe drive for $67 and much more
— 2:05 PM on February 19, 2019

A fair day to thee, good gerbils. If you're looking for an interesting article to read, may I suggest Colton Westrate's "The death of Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cooling Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Friday deals: Ryzen 5 2600 for $150, Surface Pro 6 $200 off, and more
— 11:35 AM on February 15, 2019

Greetings, good gerbils. I'm in the process of speccing out a home theater PC so that I can make more frequent use of the big-ass...

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

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Latest Windows update highlights HoloLens ahead of MWC announcement
— 10:55 AM on February 13, 2019

Microsoft released Windows 10 build 17763.316 yesterday, and the HoloLens was front and center. It's mentioned in the note atop the release notes page,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: Cheap G.Skill RAM, discounted Dell gear, and more
— 12:55 PM on February 7, 2019

Greetings, folks. I'm going to keep it short and sweet today. AMD's finally released a high-end graphics card since the Vega 64, and we've...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a 16-GB RAM kit at 3600 MT/s for $112 and much more
— 12:34 PM on February 5, 2019

Greetings, folks! I've started doing a little home improvement—well, paying for it, anyway. The first project was getting a new kitchen exhaust fan and under-cupboard...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Memory Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $245, and much more
— 1:50 PM on January 31, 2019

Howdy, folks. I've been keeping an eye on the news about the hellish climate in a good portion of the U.S., and I have only...

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

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Tuesday deals: 32 GB of DDR4 memory for $150 and more
— 10:45 AM on January 29, 2019

Greetings, gerbils and gerbilettes. My flu appears to have finally broken, but I'm still taking extra care to stay warm in this chilly season. There's...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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Thursday deals: a 500-GB Crucial MX500 for $55 and more
— 1:00 PM on January 24, 2019

G'afternoon folks. I hope you're feeling fine today, and devoid of any sniffing, puffy eyes, or a sore throat. I've been flu-stricken for a couple...

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

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Dell’s Alienware Area-51m brings incredible power to a (relatively) mobile package
— 9:00 AM on January 23, 2019

In the extreme mobile PC market, it was to be expected that Alienware, a company known for almost garish excesses, would have something to demonstrate...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a 960-GB NVMe SSD for $157 and much more
— 11:30 AM on January 22, 2019

Hello there, folks! Do you happen to have a penchant for super-fast storage, like me? If that's the case, then you probably totally want to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory Mobile computing

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The Asus ROG Mothership: An AIO, a tablet, a gaming laptop
— 9:00 AM on January 17, 2019

The Asus ROG Mothership (GZ700) is meant to be a CES darling, the sort of product that grabs attention at a trade show where thousands of...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a Radeon RX 570 8 GB for $150 and much more
— 2:00 PM on January 15, 2019

Hello, fine gerbils. It's with great pleasure that about three years on, I can finally enable FreeSync on my Acer XF270HU. Back when I...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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The Acer Predator Triton 900: Basically a monster convertible laptop
— 9:13 AM on January 14, 2019

At CES this year, Acer announced a few new laptop models, but certainly its most interesting is the new Predator Triton 900. The Predator Triton...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a speedy HP EX920 512-GB NVMe SSD for $86 and more
— 12:17 PM on January 10, 2019

Howdy, folks! The big announcements have been made at CES, so you'll soon be looking at multiple stories about some of the most interesting and...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Displays Memory Mobile computing Software

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Dell nixes the nose-cam for the new XPS 13 ultrabook
— 10:00 PM on January 8, 2019

While we all want to carry around the performance of our big towers in our backpacks, the reality is that laptops need to be svelte...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Nvidia RTX lands on gaming laptops
— 3:33 AM on January 7, 2019

Nvidia rolled out its midrange RTX 2060 Turing-based graphics cards, fleshing out its desktop card family tree, and the company is also turning...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Gaming

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AMD-powered Chromebooks are on the way
— 11:01 AM on January 6, 2019

Along with the reveal of the second-generation Ryzen Mobile processors, AMD also announced a couple of new chips bound for Chromebooks. The long-time x86 underdog...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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