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Red Rose Day Shortbread
— 3:00 PM on June 12, 2018

Morbotron has this to add. PC hardware and computing Accelerating secondary storage with Intel Optane memory @ PC Perspective ASRock X470...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 3 2200G and an Asus B350M-E for $150 and more
— 12:06 PM on June 12, 2018

Hi there, folks. The post-Computex lull is a real thing, and there isn't that much hardware news to go around. Still, you can read our...

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

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Lenovo adds fancy compact desktops to its Legion of machines
— 11:00 AM on June 12, 2018

Manufacturers from Acer to Zotac launched a bevy of new hardware at Computex just last week. We were just a little surprised to see that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Corsair K70 RGB MK.2 builds on a solid foundation
— 9:33 AM on June 12, 2018

Corsair's Strafe RGB MK.2 isn't the only keyboard the company is launching today. The Vengeance K70 keyboard first appeared on the scene back...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Lenovo brings forth its refreshed Legion laptops at E3
— 4:43 PM on June 11, 2018

One would have thought that Computex would have had a monopoly on PC hardware releases for the first couple weeks of June, but Lenovo chose...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming

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Highlights from the first two days of E3
— 3:30 PM on June 11, 2018

Besides the Bethesda show, there were also E3 conferences from Microsoft and Devolver Digital yesterday—not to mention EA's expo-starting conference the day...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Bethesda's E3 show was all that and a bag of Doritos
— 11:30 AM on June 11, 2018

Yes, The Elder Scrolls 6 was announced. There you go, you can close this post now. Kidding aside, that was just one of several pretty-interesting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming

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Join us live at noon ET as we unbox and test the Core i7-8086K
— 8:24 AM on June 9, 2018

My Core i7-8086K arrives today, and I'm going to waste no time getting it out of its commemorative packaging and into a motherboard so...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel's Core i7-8086K goes up for order at Amazon and Newegg
— 5:42 AM on June 8, 2018

Intel's 5-GHz Core i7-8086K is available for order at Amazon, Newegg, and Best Buy for the un-marked-up price of $425. Yours truly...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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PSA: Intel's Core i7-8086K giveaway begins at 5 PM PT/8 PM ET
— 4:02 PM on June 7, 2018

Want a free shot at Intel's limited-edition Core i7-8086K? The company is giving away (you guessed it) 8,086 of these CPUs across the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Amazon tosses Alexa into the Fire TV Cube
— 3:30 PM on June 7, 2018

Folks that are really bought into Amazon's Prime ecosystem can potentially have a lot of devices plugged in around the house. Getting enough Echo or...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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VCR Day Shortbread
— 2:00 PM on June 7, 2018

My grandpa used these to record nature shows on the Discovery Channel for us before we got satellite TV. PC hardware and...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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EVGA goes anti-Goldilocks at Computex
— 1:00 PM on June 7, 2018

The big news at Computex seems to have been the continued proliferation of RGB LED illumination in its original and addressable forms. EVGA is no...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Power

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1070 Ti for $420, a 49" 4K TV for $210, and more
— 10:03 AM on June 7, 2018

Trog says hullo and waves. Trog think puny gerbils have enough Computex. Good deals there are, Trog think you click and buy them. Trog is holding big club,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Multimedia Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Samsung brings FreeSync to its 2018 TV lineup
— 9:00 AM on June 6, 2018

The rumors were true: Samsung is bringing FreeSync to its TVs. AMD and Samsung jointly announced the upgrade yesterday, and it applies to...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Game consoles

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Second-generation Ryzen Threadripper will have 32 cores, 64 threads
— 10:06 PM on June 5, 2018

Today at Computex, AMD announced its second-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPU family. The company says second-gen Threadrippers will have up to 32 cores and 64...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 5 2400G and an MSI mobo for $200 and more
— 12:23 PM on June 5, 2018

Good folks of the gerbildom, I bring tidings! If it should happen that you're living under a rock and have missed the deluge of news...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Power Storage

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Qualcomm announces the PC-specific Snapdragon 850 ARM SoC
— 9:31 AM on June 5, 2018

Once upon a time, a smartphone chip designer like Qualcomm wouldn't have a place at PC-centric Computex. Last year, though, we witnessed the introduction of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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