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Bargain basement: $180 for 32 GB of super-fast RAM, a $680 Threadripper 2950X, and more
— 11:51 AM on April 23, 2019

Greetings, folks. Colton's published a big piece yesterday, and you should totally go check it out if you have any sort of interest in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Don't skimp on the power supply: a 20 kW solar installation reviewed, part one
— 5:00 PM on April 22, 2019

I invested $65,000 to make my household fusion-powered. Join me as I tell the story from the beginning and share every juicy detail that I...

Type: Feature article Tags: Power

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Report: Wired reveals the first details about the next PlayStation
— 1:30 PM on April 16, 2019

The folks over at Wired have been blessed with an exclusive look at the next-generation PlayStation, courtesy of an interview with Mark Cerny,...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB for $191, a Core i7 Surface Laptop for $780, and more
— 11:19 AM on April 16, 2019

G'afternoon. Yesterday I scratched a very minor item off my bucket list—I took a short ferry ride from São Jacinto to Gafanha da...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Analogue Mega Sg reviewed: cloning a Sega Genesis with FPGA power
— 11:17 AM on April 15, 2019

FPGAs are found in everything from medical devices to computer monitors. We'll explore whether Analogue's application of Altera's Cyclone V FPGA family in creating a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Gaming

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Friday night topic: Preserving our gaming heritage
— 4:19 PM on April 12, 2019

This afternoon as I try to avoid getting real work done, I'm listening to Digital Eclipse producer Frank Cifaldi's talk from GDC entitled It's Still Emulation:...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Gaming

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700X and a mobo for $320 and much more
— 10:47 AM on April 12, 2019

A fair day, good gerbils. While I'd like to think that I have a decent enough moral compass, I've been considering the infliction of bodily...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage Displays Memory

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GeForce 425.31 drivers bring DXR to the masses
— 1:43 PM on April 11, 2019

So you're curious about this "RTX" thing but not curious enough to plonk down the money for an RTX-enabled graphics card that may not be a huge...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Bargain basement: an Intel Core i9-9900K for $490 and much more
— 2:35 PM on April 9, 2019

Howdy, folks. Home improvement is a fine endeavor, but it just takes up so much time. Even after you've picked out the stuff that you...

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

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PDP's LVL 50 wireless headset reviewed
— 11:52 AM on April 9, 2019

PDP's LVL50 is an intriguing product: a fully-wireless headset with Xbox and PC compatibility for an unusually affordable price. Does it have what it takes...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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AMD's second-generation Ryzen Mobile APUs go Pro
— 10:30 AM on April 8, 2019

Have you tried a laptop with one of AMD's recent Ryzen Mobile APUs? They're actually pretty great. My buddy picked up a machine with...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Nintendo will add VR modes to Zelda and Mario on Switch
— 1:57 PM on April 5, 2019

Nintendo's first attempt at virtual reality back in 1995, the Virtual Boy, was not very well received. The House of Mario is trying to...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Bargain basement: a Corsair Void Pro RGB wireless headset for $70 and more
— 12:09 PM on April 5, 2019

Greetings, folks. My latest tussles with my spine over its inability to stay straight has led me to a hunt down the chair aisle. I'm...

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

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Radeon Software 19.4.1 splats bugs and stays the course
— 5:00 PM on April 3, 2019

Amid all the excitement about upcoming products, it's easy to forget that the day-to-day business of supporting all that hardware must continue. On that...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB NVMe drive for $200 and much more
— 12:24 PM on April 2, 2019

G'afternoon, folks. it's a quiet day around here, but things are bound to heat up soon enough. Intel has a datacenter event going, and there...

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

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Valve's cooking up its own VR headset for May
— 1:46 PM on April 1, 2019

Back when Valve announced SteamVR four years ago, instead of making its own headset, the company gave its blessing to HTC's Vive. Now, it seems Valve...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming

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Bargain basement: an Acer Nitro 27" 144 Hz HDR display for $310 and more
— 5:15 PM on March 29, 2019

Hello, folks. This is where I'd dispense pleasantries and some daily life story... if I had one right now. It's been one of those days...

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

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Eurocom assembles an RTX 2080 and a Core i9-9900K into the Sky X4C quasi-laptop
— 4:48 PM on March 29, 2019

You know, Eurocom sells a whole bunch of laptops. The company doesn't exclusively offer brick-like melee weapons made from gloriously overpowered desktop hardware. That's all...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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