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Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 moves from Rockchip to Kaby Lake
— 4:00 PM on June 15, 2018

Samsung has been on board with Google's Chromebook platform since the first round of retail PCs running the browser-based OS began to ship. The Korean...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel "lazy FP state restore" vunerability could expose privileged data
— 10:02 AM on June 15, 2018

Security researchers have uncovered a new microarchitectural vulnerability in some Intel processors. Called "Lazy FP State Restore," this vulnerability relies on a side channel...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Bourbon Day Shortbread
— 4:00 PM on June 14, 2018

Not shown: one scotch and one beer PC hardware and computing Alienware wireless gaming headset: AW988 review @ HardOCP Intel Core...

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Thursday deals: a combo deal with a Core i5-8600K and more
— 2:27 PM on June 14, 2018

Hi there, gerbils. We know that news is slow as heck today, and that's why we have more than a few reviews for you to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Multimedia Displays Memory Input devices

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Microsoft's Windows 10 April Update reviewed
— 12:16 PM on June 14, 2018

The first of Microsoft's biannual Windows 10 updates for 2018 is in the wild. We scroll through Timelines and do some Near Shares to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Red Rose Day Shortbread
— 3:00 PM on June 12, 2018

Morbotron has this to add. PC hardware and computing Accelerating secondary storage with Intel Optane memory @ PC Perspective ASRock X470...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 3 2200G and an Asus B350M-E for $150 and more
— 12:06 PM on June 12, 2018

Hi there, folks. The post-Computex lull is a real thing, and there isn't that much hardware news to go around. Still, you can read our...

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

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Intel's Core i7-8086K CPU reviewed
— 10:00 AM on June 11, 2018

Intel's Core i7-8086K is the company's first CPU with a 5-GHz Turbo speed out of the box. We dig deep to see whether this...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs

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Join us live at noon ET as we unbox and test the Core i7-8086K
— 8:24 AM on June 9, 2018

My Core i7-8086K arrives today, and I'm going to waste no time getting it out of its commemorative packaging and into a motherboard so...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Seasonic SCMD puts the kibosh on cable spaghetti
— 1:00 PM on June 8, 2018

As usual, a bunch of cool products debuted at this year's Computex. Possibly our favorite thing to come out of the show this year is...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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Intel's Core i7-8086K goes up for order at Amazon and Newegg
— 5:42 AM on June 8, 2018

Intel's 5-GHz Core i7-8086K is available for order at Amazon, Newegg, and Best Buy for the un-marked-up price of $425. Yours truly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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PSA: Intel's Core i7-8086K giveaway begins at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET
— 4:02 PM on June 7, 2018

Want a free shot at Intel's limited-edition Core i7-8086K? The company is giving away (you guessed it) 8,086 of these CPUs across the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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VCR Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on June 7, 2018

My grandpa used these to record nature shows on the Discovery Channel for us before we got satellite TV. PC hardware and...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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EVGA goes anti-Goldilocks at Computex
— 1:00 PM on June 7, 2018

The big news at Computex seems to have been the continued proliferation of RGB LED illumination in its original and addressable forms. EVGA is no...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power

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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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Second-generation Ryzen Threadripper will have 32 cores, 64 threads
— 10:06 PM on June 5, 2018

Today at Computex, AMD announced its second-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPU family. The company says second-gen Threadrippers will have up to 32 cores and 64...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Lian Li goes to peak RGB with the Strimer LED ATX cable extension
— 3:33 PM on June 5, 2018

The RGB LED party started with backlighting on keyboards. When that wasn't enough, the programmable lighting trend spread to motherboards, graphics cards, and mice. When...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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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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