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Raspberry Pi 4 sports a faster SoC and dual displays for $35
— 9:10 AM on June 24, 2019

While many companies have taken a run at making a better single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi family of devices reigns supreme among enthusiastic SBC...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Linux-Unix

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Fish Tales: I watercooled my Vive
— 10:30 AM on June 21, 2019

Scott was right. Beat Saber is awesome. My story starts last year at the TR BBQ. It was the Friday night before the BBQ and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Cooling Miscellaneous Gaming

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FSP Dagger Pros pack 650W into petite SFX PSUs
— 4:00 PM on June 20, 2019

Have you ever built a small-form-factor PC, reader? One of the major constraining factors for chassis dimensions is the relatively-enormous ATX power supply. There are...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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TR BBQ XVI is less than two months away
— 11:00 AM on June 14, 2019

Greetings gerbils! At this time last year, the TR BBQ was only one week a way. I got a strong reminder that it's BBQ season...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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The new Mac Pro packs in 28 Xeon cores, 1.5TB of RAM, and quad Vega GPUs
— 5:00 PM on June 3, 2019

If you know me—and if you've been reading this site for the last few years, you know me well enough—then you know that I am...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Bargain basement: a Radeon RX 570 4 GB for $120 with two games, and more
— 12:35 PM on May 28, 2019

Last week, we lead our deals with a high-end graphics card, and today's the time for a modest offering to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Storage Systems Mobile computing

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Bargain basement: 32 GB of 3600 MT/s RAM for $160 and much, much more
— 1:18 PM on May 17, 2019

Here's quite the shocking deal. RAM prices have been quite low of late, but what if we had a kit that's fast and capacious and cheap? Yep,...

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

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HP launches a new lineup of Omen & Pavilion gamer gear
— 3:30 PM on May 15, 2019

HP would like you to know that it's got a new line of gaming products out. Normally I'm not overly concerned with what HP would...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Displays Input devices Mobile computing Gaming

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Save the date: the TR BBQ XVI is happening on August 10th
— 8:38 AM on May 10, 2019

The countdown for the TR BBQ XVI has officially begun. If you're unfamiliar, the TR BBQ is a yearly gathering of TR forum goers on the...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 1800X for $178, a Ryzen 5 2600 for $150, and more
— 11:42 AM on April 30, 2019

Greetings, gerbils. It's a fair day today, and when I'm done with work, I'll be going into my power armor in Fallout 4. I'm a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Power Memory Networking

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Razer Blade 15 Advanced melds slimness, Turing GPUs, and OLED displays
— 11:30 AM on April 25, 2019

I don't normally get into gaming laptops, but exceptions can be made. The best portable gaming PCs have plenty of horsepower, don't look like typical...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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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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Nvidia unveils $99 Jetson Nano single-board computer
— 9:46 AM on March 19, 2019

As I noted yesterday, the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco just kicked off. However, yesterday was also the first day of Nvidia's...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Miscellaneous

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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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Asus updates the ZenBook 14 for 2019
— 12:15 PM on March 12, 2019

If you're of the mind that 13.3" is too tiny and 15.6" is a bit bulky, then perhaps you'll take a liking to the just-right...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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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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