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AMD announces its second-generation Ryzen Mobile processors
— 11:00 AM on January 6, 2019

After more than a year on the market, AMD's freshening its flock of Ryzen Mobile processors with a second-generation series. Join us as we take...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Friday deals: a 960-GB SSD for $103 and much more
— 11:12 AM on January 4, 2019

Greetings. Brrr, it's chilly today. Yes, I know, I get really mild weather compared to other world regions, but I'm still entitled to moan about...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory Input devices

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Adata to debut new DDR4 memory, XPG "gaming" SSD, and more at CES 2019
— 2:15 PM on January 2, 2019

In case you've somehow lost track of time amid the holiday break, CES is a week away. As Seth noted, we'll be at...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Wednesday deals: a 32", 165-Hz FreeSync display for $330 and more
— 1:23 PM on January 2, 2019

Howdy, folks. The Christmas and New Year festivities are over, and we'd guess that every gerbil is hung over from gorging on far too much...

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

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Steam names the best-selling games of 2018
— 11:30 AM on December 28, 2018

Boy, the folks in charge of Steam sure do love their data, don't they? They're not alone in that regard, but unlike certain other organizations...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Thursday deals: a Dell G3 laptop with a GTX 1060 6 GB for $720 and more
— 12:30 PM on December 27, 2018

Howdy folks! So, how are we today, after all the Christmas festivities and subsequent gorging of food? Can you still fit through the door? Yeah,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Storage Mobile computing

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Christmas Eve deals: a GeForce GTX 1070 for $305 and more
— 10:54 AM on December 24, 2018

Hi there, folks. I bet you can smell the eggnog already. But local homes usually have a slightly different odor to them this day. You...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Radeon 18.12.3 drivers bring the Doc Martens down on bugs
— 3:00 PM on December 20, 2018

The recent release of AMD's Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition is positively packed with features. As any developer knows, however, with a great number...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Microsoft's Project Mu aims to ease UEFI creation and updates
— 12:30 PM on December 20, 2018

It's pretty much common knowledge that motherboard firmware quality can be hit-or-miss, to put it rather mildly. Far too often we've reviewed high-end circuit slabs...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Software Windows

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Thursday deals: a GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB for $200 and more
— 9:57 AM on December 20, 2018

Howdy, folks. We're coming into the home stretch before Christmas, and around here supermarkets are stuffed to the gills with salted cod. We have...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Displays Mobile computing

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Test your nasty apps in Windows 10's disposable Sandbox
— 12:24 PM on December 19, 2018

Raise your hands, everyone who's ever wanted to quickly check if a given program is kosher or will murder your system. Glad to see we're...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Tuesday deals: a Samsung 860 EVO 500-GB SSD for $74.99 and more
— 11:18 AM on December 18, 2018

G'afternoon, folks. Christmas is approaching fast, and meanwhile I'm having trouble believing we're into December already, sheesh. This year was a bit of a blur,...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Windows 10 October 2018 update is widely available after a slew of fixes
— 9:45 AM on December 18, 2018

If there's a title awarded for "most troubled Windows update," then Windows 10 version 1809 is a good candidate. Comically known as the October 2018...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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JEDEC lets RAM makers bake 12-layer, 24-GB HBM cakes
— 12:41 PM on December 17, 2018

Here's a topic that we haven't talked about in a while. The JEDEC standards body has taken a pen to the JESD253 HBM standard,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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Lenovo ThinkPad L390 and L390 Yoga take a sip from Whiskey Lake
— 9:24 AM on December 17, 2018

The mention of the ThinkPad name tends to bring to mind sturdy laptops with great keyboards and an eye towards practicality over style. Lenovo's just...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Nvidia AGX Xavier puts the brains in autonomous robots
— 10:02 AM on December 14, 2018

A lot of talk around here revolves around powerful parts suitable for your latest personal computer, phone, workstation, or server. That list doesn't cover all...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech Workstations

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Samsung Notebook 9 Pen convertibles have a nifty trick up their sleeves
— 1:00 PM on December 13, 2018

While the traditional clamshell laptop form factor has always been king, one could say that the future is convertible. Samsung certainly seems to think that...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a 2-TB SSD for $210, a 1-TB SSD for $113, and more
— 10:45 AM on December 13, 2018

G'afternoon, good gerbils. Recently I moved over to an NVMe SSD, and I can tell you a couple things. The first is that for regular...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Mobile computing

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