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Friday night topic: how much do you ask of your phone?
— 4:11 PM on August 31, 2018

While I was writing about Huawei's Kirin 980 launch this morning, I was wowed a bit by that SoC's CPU cores and graphics-processing chops,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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Labor Day deals: a Radeon RX 570 4 GB for $185 and more
— 2:38 PM on August 31, 2018

Many American gerbils are likely winding down in preparation for the long weekend here in the States, and what better way to celebrate Labor Day...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2950X hits store shelves
— 12:01 PM on August 31, 2018

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2950X earned a TR Editor's Choice award from yours truly when we reviewed it, and that CPU is now available to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel reiterates plans to support VESA Adaptive Sync in its GPUs
— 11:14 AM on August 31, 2018

Three years ago at the late Intel Developer Forum, we broke the story that Intel planned to support the VESA Adaptive Sync variable-refresh-rate display...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Huawei's Kirin 980 is the world's first 7-nm mobile SoC
— 9:25 AM on August 31, 2018

Apple and Qualcomm might get the lion's share of attention for their smartphone SoCs, but Huawei and its HiSilicon arm have long been making leading-edge...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Asus' ROG Rapture, Blue Cave, and Lyra Trio wireless routers reviewed
— 9:30 AM on August 30, 2018

Six months of real-world use. Six bandwidth-hungry youths and six tech-savvy adults, all under one roof. Any wireless networking device would cower in fear before...

Type: Feature article Tags: Networking

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 takes a dip in Amber Lake
— 1:51 PM on August 29, 2018

Intel's Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake CPUs are here, and Dell is putting them to good use in its XPS 13 2-in-1. The pint-size...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Intel boosts ultrabooks and fanless PCs with more eighth-gen CPUs
— 3:00 PM on August 28, 2018

Intel's Whiskey Lake family of 15-W CPUs and the Amber Lake family of 4.5-W CPUs promise nice clock-speed boosts in single-threaded workloads, plus platform-level connectivity...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Phanteks Evolv X chassis lets powerful systems breathe easy
— 12:59 PM on August 28, 2018

Phanteks' Enthoo Evolv chassis has become an iconic tower for Mini-ITX, microATX, and ATX builders alike, and the company is letting this design breathe...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Tuesday deals: an Adata SX8200 960-GB NVMe drive for $230 and more
— 10:11 AM on August 28, 2018

There's a small cloud of dust in the distance, just above the desert sun and the slowly-rolling balls of tumbleweed. A dark shape in the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage Displays Input devices

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GlobalFoundries stops development of its 7-nm LP node
— 4:19 PM on August 27, 2018

The frighteningly expensive race for the last shrinks of silicon processes has claimed another contestant. GlobalFoundries announced today that it is suspending development of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Miscellaneous

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AMD Computing and Graphics veep Jim Anderson departs
— 3:11 PM on August 27, 2018

Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager of AMD's Computing and Graphics group, is leaving the company. Anderson is perhaps best known for his...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Why mirrorless cameras are taking over the world
— 1:23 PM on August 24, 2018

The single-lens-reflex camera has dominated interchangeable-lens designs for the better part of a century, but mirrorless cameras are coming to the fore. We examine...

Type: Feature article Tags: Miscellaneous

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Nikon unveils Z 7 and Z 6 pro-grade mirrorless cameras
— 3:58 PM on August 23, 2018

Nikon has been teasing its first pro-grade mirrorless system for weeks, and it's finally shed a light on what to expect from its next...

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Thursday deals: an RX 580 8 GB, a Ryzen mobo, and games for $275 and more
— 10:43 AM on August 23, 2018

Greetings, folks. I re-joined a band a while back and am furiously both learning and practicing my bass skills (I was doing guitar before). This left...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Displays Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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Corsair could dive into custom loops with Hydro X products
— 11:38 AM on August 22, 2018

Corsair's brand has become synonymous with closed-loop liquid coolers of all shapes and sizes, but the company could be getting ready to embrace builders...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Tuesday deals: a Radeon RX 580 8 GB for $210 and more
— 10:46 AM on August 21, 2018

Greetings, folks! All the buzz of the moment is about the GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards, and as well it...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Storage Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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Watch Nvidia's #BeForTheGame event live on Twitch at noon ET/9 AM PT
— 9:03 AM on August 20, 2018

Today's biggest news will almost certainly be whatever Nvidia plans to show at its #BeForTheGame event ahead of Gamescom. The company will be...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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