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Gigabyte, Asus, and MSI prep updates against Meltdown and Spectre
— 3:28 PM on January 12, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre are entirely new classes of security vulnerability. Even with Intel doing all it can to get microcode and firmware updates...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Software

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AMD will issue optional Ryzen and Epyc microcode updates for Spectre
— 11:00 AM on January 12, 2018

Now that CES is winding down, attention is returning to the response to the major vulnerabilities caused by oversights in the way speculative execution is...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Software

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GeForce 390.65 drivers add Freestyle color filters and Fortnite support
— 2:00 PM on January 8, 2018

We're pretty sure Nvidia isn't launching any new gaming graphics cards at CES this year, but the company is adding new real-time color filters and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Scaling Raven Ridge with David Kanter: The TR Podcast 191
— 10:08 AM on January 5, 2018

The Tech Report Podcast returns with Editor-in-Chief Jeff Kampman and esteemed guest David Kanter on the line. We hold a wide-ranging discussion of fairly recent...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Podcast

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Intel Titan Ridge Thunderbolt controllers look to the future and the past
— 4:30 PM on January 4, 2018

Thunderbolt 3 (TB3) can be pretty awesome, even if getting access to the 40 Gbps of bandwidth isn't as straightforward as Intel has advertised....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Chipsets Displays

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National Spaghetti Day Shortbread
— 1:30 PM on January 4, 2018

Fun fact, it's also National Trivia Day, but that's harder to find an image for. PC hardware and computing Plextor...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Run It Up The Flagpole And See If Anyone Salutes It Day Shortbread
— 3:00 PM on January 2, 2018

Ironically, I just can't come up with a good caption for today's image... PC hardware and computing Asus ROG...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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AMD plans to issue an Adrenalin hotfix for broken DirectX 9 games
— 1:00 PM on January 2, 2018

The wide-ranging backward compatibility of the PC is one of its greatest strengths as a gaming platform, but folks trying to step back just a...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Rumor: AMD planning 400-series chipsets with PCIe 3.0 connectivity
— 1:00 PM on December 28, 2017

While AMD's Ryzen processors generally chat directly with graphics cards and NVMe storage devices over 8 GT/s PCIe 3.0 lanes, peripherals attached through existing 300-series...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets

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Card Playing Day Shortbread
— 9:00 AM on December 28, 2017

Jeff says "RIP GR Tron" PC hardware and computing Dan Luu explores 40 years of PC input latency @

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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National Candy Cane Day Shortbread
— 9:00 AM on December 26, 2017

Close enough. Another Merry Christmas to the TR audience. While we are on the clock today, many are not,...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Bundle up with games from the Steam Winter Sale
— 11:01 AM on December 22, 2017

If you feel your wallet tugging itself from your pocket, gerbils, it's because it's time once again for yet another game sale. The Steam...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Nvidia will end driver support for 32-bit operating systems
— 9:03 AM on December 22, 2017

Nvidia announced the end of driver support for certain operating systems and some driver features in three separate support posts yesterday. The big news is...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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National French Fried Shrimp Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on December 21, 2017

Go ahead, complain about how this is actually tempura. PC hardware and computing (aka the Define R6...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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GeForce 388.71 drivers are ready for the PUBG battle royale
— 11:12 AM on December 20, 2017

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has been tearing up the Steam charts since it went into Early Access back in March. The game has sold an...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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National Hard Candy Day Shortbread
— 1:15 PM on December 19, 2017

This game is 'hard candy' for me. I watched a stream of They Are Billions last week and...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Monkey Day Shortbread
— 12:45 PM on December 14, 2017

Monkey on the right tried to steal my wallet, true story. PC hardware and computing Nvidia Titan V review part...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Gingerbread House Day Shortbread
— 2:45 PM on December 12, 2017

Credit where credit is due, but yeesh, that early-2000s era watermark... PC hardware and computing Asus ROG Maximus...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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