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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 5 2600X for $189 and more
— 12:14 PM on July 19, 2018

How's it going, folks? Motherboards bearing AMD's revamped B450 chipset have begun hitting e-tailers everywhere, ready to take in often-discounted Ryzen 2000-series CPUs. We've already...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Displays Memory

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Corsair's H100i Pro 240-mm closed-loop liquid CPU cooler reviewed
— 8:00 AM on July 19, 2018

Corsair refreshed its closed-loop liquid coolers earlier this year with the Hydro Pro series. Those 280-mm and 360-mm liquid coolers boasted bold RGB LED lighting...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

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Intel and Micron will part ways on 3D Xpoint development
— 10:47 AM on July 17, 2018

Intel and Micron work together to develop and produce not only NAND flash (at least, until recently), but also the lower-latency non-volatile 3D Xpoint...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Monday deals: a Crucial MX500 500-GB SSD for $88 and much more
— 1:22 PM on July 16, 2018

Hey, folks! We're pushing our deals post forwards because Amazon's running its Prime Day sales and pretty much every other retailer under the sun is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Multimedia Storage Mobile computing

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HyperX's Cloud Flight gaming headset reviewed
— 10:30 AM on July 16, 2018

HyperX's Cloud Flight takes the company's considerable experience building gaming headsets and applies it to a set of wireless cans for the first time.

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Thursday deals: a Corsair Carbide Spec-05 case for $27 and more
— 11:51 AM on July 12, 2018

Fair day to everyone who, unlike me, hasn't been dealing with a house flood. You see, yesterday after I'd had only a couple hours' sleep,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Power Memory

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GeForce Now beta comes to Nvidia Shield TV set-top box
— 2:00 PM on July 11, 2018

The latest iteration of Nvidia's GeForce Now game-streaming service has been in beta for the PC and Mac since this January, and the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Gaming

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Tuesday deals: an MSI Optix MPG27CQ gaming display for $400 and more
— 10:00 AM on July 10, 2018

Hullo there, good gerbils and gerbilettes. Summer's in full swing now with high temperatures, trips to beaches, and music festivals everywhere. The time is also...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Power Displays

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Microsoft teases a possible Surface launch tomorrow morning
— 1:06 PM on July 9, 2018

Microsoft seems poised to make an announcement about its next Surface or Surfaces tomorrow morning. The company posted a slightly enigmatic tweet on its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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Thursday deals: a Dell PC with a GTX 1070 for $1090 and more
— 10:29 AM on July 5, 2018

Howdy, folks! I'm sure you're still burping and sleepy from gorging on all that sweet fourth-of-July BBQ. I also hope you haven't spent all your...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Memory Gaming

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Navigate cable clutter with Caavo's Spotlight HDMI cables
— 9:00 AM on June 28, 2018

From the "why hasn't anyone done this before" department, we bring you Caavo's Spotlight HDMI cables. I know a cable isn't exactly the most...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Miscellaneous

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Cougar's Phontum gaming headset reviewed
— 2:30 PM on June 26, 2018

Cougar's Phontum gaming headset brings a dose of audiophile style to a price point usually populated by generic plastic cans. We put the Phontum's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Thermaltake Engine 17 cools 35-W CPUs with 17 mm of stature
— 4:00 PM on June 25, 2018

We've already seen a few coolers based on Sandia Labs' Air Bearing Heat Exchanger, most notably Thermaltake's Engine 27. That cooler's name is meaningful:...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Micron announces mass production of GDDR6 RAM
— 9:04 AM on June 25, 2018

The availability of a new type of memory chip is often a harbinger of new graphics processors. Micron's announcement that the company has started...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Alphacool Eissturm kits take the guesswork out of open-loop liquid-cooling
— 9:31 AM on June 22, 2018

Open-loop liquid-cooling setups can be pretty intimidating. Having built such a rig myself in the past, I can tell you that you have to be...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1070 Ti combo deal and much more
— 11:45 AM on June 21, 2018

Oh boy. I'm sure you've heard the news about Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's departure. The consequences of this corporate move are up in the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory

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Plantronics RIG 500 Pro cans will make their wearer stand out
— 4:00 PM on June 20, 2018

I've never really understood why gaming hardware needs to look like military or industrial equipment, but I love those looks, so bring it on....

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Noctua DX-3647 coolers keep Xeon Scalable chips cool and quiet
— 4:28 PM on June 19, 2018

Noctua is known for quiet and effective cooling solutions typically topped off by uniquely-hued fans. The company's offerings carry premium price tags, but so do...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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