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The TR BBQ XV is tomorrow, and Corsair hooked us up!
— 3:42 PM on June 22, 2018

It's a bit of a dreary day out on the big lake, but I've got a smile on my face anyway. The 15th TR BBQ...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Report: TSMC CEO says 7-nm production is ramping up
— 1:30 PM on June 22, 2018

Digitimes reports that TSMC CEO CC Wei told onlookers that commercial production of chips built using the company's 7-nm fabrication process has begun at...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Alphacool Eissturm kits take the guesswork out of open-loop liquid-cooling
— 9:31 AM on June 22, 2018

Open-loop liquid-cooling setups can be pretty intimidating. Having built such a rig myself in the past, I can tell you that you have to be...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Samsung's first NF1 SSD puts 8 TB on a wide gumstick
— 3:22 PM on June 21, 2018

Samsung just announced an apparently-unnamed 8-TB NF1 SSD. In case you're confused, NF1 isn't the name of the SSD, but instead the name of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Thursday deals: a GTX 1070 Ti combo deal and much more
— 11:45 AM on June 21, 2018

Oh boy. I'm sure you've heard the news about Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's departure. The consequences of this corporate move are up in the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory

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Asus tweets the deets on the Kaby Lake-powered Chromebox 3
— 10:47 AM on June 21, 2018

Google's Chrome OS started out as nothing more than a browser running on top of a stripped-down Linux installation. Over time, the search giant has...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Internet Operating systems

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns
— 8:10 AM on June 21, 2018

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned. In a press release posted to its newsroom this morning, the company confirmed that Krzanich had stepped down...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Plantronics RIG 500 Pro cans will make their wearer stand out
— 4:00 PM on June 20, 2018

I've never really understood why gaming hardware needs to look like military or industrial equipment, but I love those looks, so bring it on....

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Oppo Find-X all-screen phone hides its cameras in a pop-up pod
— 11:59 AM on June 20, 2018

To many users, Google's Android mobile OS represents increased choice in devices when compared to its most popular alternative. Just a few days ago, the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Rumor: AMD's 32-core chip will be called Ryzen Threadripper 2990X
— 9:25 AM on June 20, 2018

Hong Kong hardware site HKEPC might have some fresh details on that 32-core Threadripper chip that you've all been salivating over. The site

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Noctua DX-3647 coolers keep Xeon Scalable chips cool and quiet
— 4:28 PM on June 19, 2018

Noctua is known for quiet and effective cooling solutions typically topped off by uniquely-hued fans. The company's offerings carry premium price tags, but so do...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Tuesday deals: an NVMe SSD, RAM, awesome laptops, and more
— 10:26 AM on June 19, 2018

Howdy, gerbils! At last the good weather's arrived around here (for the most part), except I'm stuck at home working instead of out there enjoying...

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

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Intel document confirms eight-core Coffee Lake-S Xeons
— 2:00 PM on June 18, 2018

In case you needed further evidence that an eight-core Coffee Lake CPU would be hitting Intel's desktop platform eventually, there's a new...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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AMD offers i7-8086K winners a Threadripper 1950X trade-in
— 11:54 AM on June 18, 2018

If you signed up for Intel's Core i7-8086K giveaway, won one, and have no intent of actually using it, you've got another option open...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Samsung ordered to pay $400 million in FinFET licensing case
— 11:07 AM on June 18, 2018

Bloomberg reports that Samsung Electronics has been ordered to pay $400 million to KAIST IP, the patent-licensing sister company to Korea Advanced Institute of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 moves from Rockchip to Kaby Lake
— 4:00 PM on June 15, 2018

Samsung has been on board with Google's Chromebook platform since the first round of retail PCs running the browser-based OS began to ship. The Korean...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Lenovo ThinkPad P52 can swallow a whole 128 GB of RAM
— 2:00 PM on June 15, 2018

I was actually working at Dell way back in 2001 when the very first Precision mobile workstation came out. At that time, I sneered at...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Workstations

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Intel "lazy FP state restore" vunerability could expose privileged data
— 10:02 AM on June 15, 2018

Security researchers have uncovered a new microarchitectural vulnerability in some Intel processors. Called "Lazy FP State Restore," this vulnerability relies on a side channel...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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