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Friday deals: A speedy 960-GB NVMe SSD for $157 and more
— 12:35 PM on January 18, 2019

Good afternoon, gerbils! I'm going to keep the intro short and sweet. Yours truly wrote up the latest iteration of the galaxy-famous Tech Report...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power Storage Displays Memory

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The Tech Report System Guide: January 2019 edition
— 10:00 AM on January 18, 2019

It's a new year, and after all the CES excitement, we're ready for another edition of The Tech Report System Guide. It's a fantastic time...

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

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Intel graphics driver version 25.20.100.6519 is indie game-ready
— 9:25 AM on January 18, 2019

Those of you using Intel graphics, you're up next. The company just posted the latest version of its Windows 10 graphics driver (25.20.100.6519). These, and likely...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Ditch New Year's Resolution Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on January 17, 2019

I planned ahead for today by not making any resolutions. Does that count as a resolution? PC hardware and computing HyperX...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Zotac's Mek Mini stuffs RTX graphics into a 9-liter package
— 12:46 PM on January 17, 2019

Opinions may vary, but personally, my first stop when picking out a PC that's both powerful and petite is Zotac's list of mini PCs. Using...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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National Booch Day Shortbread
— 1:00 PM on January 15, 2019

I've tried this stuff in a number of different incarnations. It's ok, but not great. Are any gerbils true...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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How to enable FreeSync on the GeForce 417.71 drivers
— 12:08 PM on January 15, 2019

I probably don't need to tell you that today's the day for the GeForce RTX 2060's release to retail. New graphics card means new drivers,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Radeon Software version 19.1.1 kills bugs dead
— 8:50 AM on January 11, 2019

The latest Radeon driver is the first release of 2019, and so it follows that it's called Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition. Driver version...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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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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Cut Your Energy Costs Day Shortbread
— 10:05 AM on January 10, 2019

Coincidentally, we're signing loan documents today for 20 kW of solar panels going on our roof very soon. PC hardware and computing Thermaltake...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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ASRock's DeskMini A300 brings Raven Ridge to STX
— 12:11 AM on January 10, 2019

Remember the Mini-STX form factor? Do you remember "5x5," then? Well, in any case, the smallest socketed desktop systems around are based on...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Earth's Rotation Day Shortbread
— 9:27 AM on January 8, 2019

I've you've never seen it, I highly recommend going somewhere that  you can see the real night sky from. PC...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Asus ProArt PA90 is a mini PC for recovering Mac addicts
— 9:20 AM on January 4, 2019

Publications across the web have commented on the wastebasket-like looks of the Mac Pro, but it's difficult to deny that it packs a lot of...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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National Drinking Straw Day Shortbread
— 4:15 PM on January 3, 2019

By the way, can any gerbils vouch for a particular model of reusable drinking straw? PC hardware and computing Wooting...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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USB Type-C is getting safer with cryptographic authentication
— 9:00 AM on January 3, 2019

It’s been nearly three years in the making, but the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has launched the USB Type-C Authentication Program. It’s...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems

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Steam names the best-selling games of 2018
— 11:30 AM on December 28, 2018

Boy, the folks in charge of Steam sure do love their data, don't they? They're not alone in that regard, but unlike certain other organizations...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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