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Microsoft's Windows 10 April Update reviewed
— 12:16 PM on June 14, 2018

The first of Microsoft's biannual Windows 10 updates for 2018 is in the wild. We scroll through Timelines and do some Near Shares to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Boxx Apexx D5 can be the workstation of your dreams
— 1:30 PM on June 12, 2018

The meaning of "workstation" changes a lot depending on who you're talking to. When I think of a workstation, I think of a desktop PC...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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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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Asus TUF Gaming FX10CP desktop delivers durable basics
— 12:00 PM on June 4, 2018

Keen-eyed readers might already be aware of Asus' TUF lineup of reliability-focused motherboards. The company has decided to expand the sub-brand's lineup to include a variety...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Acer Predator and Nitro systems can get in the game with AMD hardware
— 1:10 PM on June 1, 2018

You may recall that Acer launched a whole bunch of new gaming hardware last week. The company would like you to know that...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Gaming

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The Tech Report System Guide: summer 2018 edition
— 3:30 PM on May 30, 2018

The Tech Report System Guide is back to beat the heat with a multitude of system builds to serve DIYers of every budget. Start...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage Systems

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HP buffs the Omen 15 with Coffee Lake CPUs and a Max-Q GTX 1070
— 3:07 PM on May 30, 2018

Last year we told you about HP's Omen X laptop, a high-end piece of kit designed to compete with other desktop-replacement-style gaming laptops. HP...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Windows patch fixes April 2018 Update for Intel and Toshiba SSDs
— 12:59 PM on May 25, 2018

People using Intel 600p and Pro 6000p SSDs in their PCs can finally get that update to the latest version of Windows. As you may...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems Windows

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MSI Pro 24X AIOs cram Core power into a slim shell
— 11:00 AM on May 25, 2018

We love to put new hardware through its paces by playing AAA games and other graphically-intense workloads, but lots of systems run for years without...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Building a basic gaming PC with AMD's Ryzen 3 2200G
— 2:05 PM on May 24, 2018

Ever since AMD released its Raven Ridge APUs for the desktop, I've wanted to put together a system with one of those chips inside just...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Graphics Systems Memory Gaming

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Acer reveals a trio of Nitro and Predator Orion gaming desktops
— 1:22 PM on May 23, 2018

Acer's just wrapped up its 2018 next@Acer event right now, and you know what that means: there's a whole pile of new products to talk...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Gaming

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Microsoft Adaptive Controller ensures anyone can be a gamer
— 11:04 AM on May 18, 2018

You might think that video gaming would be one of the hobbies most suited for those with physical disabilities. Unfortunately, that's not really the case. Operating...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

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Zotac's Zbox CI329 nano goes fanless with Gemini Lake inside
— 9:18 AM on May 17, 2018

I live in an environment so noisy that it's certainly a significant contributor to my long-term hearing loss. Some of you surely select machines based...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems

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HP's refreshed EliteBooks and Elite x2 get meaty CPUs and bright displays
— 10:42 AM on May 15, 2018

HP just yesterday announced a top-to-bottom refresh of its Envy and Elite series premium machines, including laptops, desktops, and AIO machines. We'll be looking...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Displays Mobile computing

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Windows 10 April 2018 Update doesn't play ball with some Intel SSDs
— 12:45 PM on May 11, 2018

There's a sizable contingent of buyers (particularly in business environments) that favor Intel hardware. Indeed, people have frequently swapped Intel into IBM's place in the old...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft demos phone mirroring and Alexa integration at Build conference
— 12:15 PM on May 8, 2018

Microsoft has struggled for a long time to duplicate its PC success on other platforms. Previous Microsoft administrations might have pressed forward with trying to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Windows

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Skylake-X and the 128-GB-of-RAM CAD translation workstation
— 2:15 PM on May 4, 2018

"Gipsy Danger" is the replacement for "Godzilla" at my workplace, and she's the most powerful workstation I've ever built. Read on to find out...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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