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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $220 and much, much more
— 12:23 PM on March 22, 2019

Ugh, man, this sucks. It's March, Spring has already started, and I've got a clogged nose, aching eyes, muscle pain, and generally feel like I...

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

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Intel's Graphics Command Center will take you on an Odyssey
— 11:01 AM on March 22, 2019

Intel's been blowing the whistle on the Graphics Hype Train quite a bit lately. The company teased its coming-in-2020 discrete graphics a while back, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Windows

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GeForce driver version 419.67 is the first to be Creator Ready
— 1:19 PM on March 21, 2019

Across internet forums like our own, you'll hear folks saying that Nvidia is moving away from the low-margin gaming market toward the professional and HPC market...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Noctua's original CPU cooler is reborn as the NH-U12A
— 11:20 AM on March 20, 2019

When people talk about Noctua coolers, which one comes to mind? You probably think about the little L9, the huge C14, or even...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 2 TB NVMe drive for $200 and much more
— 2:53 PM on March 19, 2019

Greetings folks! I have to rush the pleasantries today. It's been a bad day full of bureaucracy, and although it's past 7 pm around here,...

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

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Microsoft standardizes variable-rate shading as a part of DirectX 12
— 1:34 PM on March 18, 2019

Nvidia's Turing graphics cards came along with quite a few new technologies. The big one of course is their RTX real-time ray-tracing feature, but...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Bargain basement: a 34" 3440x1440 100 Hz VA display for $400 and more
— 12:25 PM on March 15, 2019

Greetings, folks! There isn't much time for pleasantries today, as I need to head out for a weekend trip to Lisbon. I'll be sure to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory

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Halo series hits Steam as DirectX 12 comes to Windows 7
— 8:45 AM on March 14, 2019

Microsoft, what are you even doing? Two interesting-but-probably-unrelated bits of PC gaming news came out of the Redmond complex early this week. The most exciting...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Toshiba fills out its NVMe SSD offerings with the 2.5" XD5 series
— 9:25 AM on March 13, 2019

Hey, remember way back in March of last year when we told you about Toshiba's then-upcoming datacenter SSD offerings? The last of those, the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $230 and a ton of cheap system components
— 1:05 PM on March 12, 2019

Greetings, my good gerbils. My quest for weight loss has been going well—184 lbs and dropping (at 5' 11" with wide shoulders). I've never been...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Power Memory Input devices

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Lock and load for Devil May Cry 5 with Radeon Software 19.3.1
— 12:30 PM on March 8, 2019

Okay, gerbils. I promise, this is the last time I'll gush about Devil May Cry 5. It unlocked last night at 11:00pm CST, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Bargain basement: an Intel 660p 1-TB NVMe SSD for $105, and much more
— 12:00 PM on March 8, 2019

Season's greetings, good gerbils. I had a rather nasty RSI-induced event recently. My upper back has been pretty tightened up, and things came to a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Systems Mobile computing

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AMD investor relations slides offer a glimpse of chips to come
— 9:30 AM on March 7, 2019

Can you really call something a leak if the company released it on purpose? AMD's just released a slide deck for its investors, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Cinebench R20 ditches the graphics test
— 11:00 AM on March 6, 2019

Cinebench: Regardless what you think about the software, you know of it. It's ubiquitous in hardware reviews across the web because, if nothing else, it's extremely...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Bang, bang, bang: pull your Devil Trigger with GeForce driver 419.35
— 1:50 PM on March 5, 2019

Devil May Cry 5 and Tom Clancy's The Division 2 are both really close to release, while Apex Legends is still burning...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 5 2600 and an Asus Prime B450 Plus mobo for $250 and more
— 12:50 PM on March 5, 2019

Howdy folks. I've been catching up on the latest episodes The Grand Tour, and I'm having loads of fun. I particularly enjoyed the episode in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Multimedia Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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Optical drive bays live another day thanks to Sharkoon's VG7-W chassis
— 2:10 PM on February 28, 2019

We know that there were so many of you gerbils who were absolutely infatuated with the edgy gamer styling of recent cases but were put...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Micron's 1300 refreshes its entry-level SSDs with 96-layer NAND
— 4:20 PM on February 27, 2019

Folks who sift through our SSD deals every week will no doubt be familiar with the Micron 1100. That drive was primarily intended as...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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