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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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Havit's HV-KB390L low-profile keyboard reviewed
— 9:02 AM on June 18, 2018

Havit's HV-KB390L low-profile mechanical keyboard comes from a company you may not have heard of, but its low-profile chassis and short-stroke switches make this a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Gaming

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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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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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Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller is for everybody—literally
— 8:11 AM on June 15, 2018

At a quick glance, it's easy to dismiss the Xbox Adaptive Controller as a one-off thing meant for a very specific audience. But Microsoft...

Type: Blog post Tags: Input devices Gaming

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Bourbon Day Shortbread
— 4:00 PM on June 14, 2018

Not shown: one scotch and one beer PC hardware and computing Alienware wireless gaming headset: AW988 review @ HardOCP Intel Core...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Thursday deals: a combo deal with a Core i5-8600K and more
— 2:27 PM on June 14, 2018

Hi there, gerbils. We know that news is slow as heck today, and that's why we have more than a few reviews for you to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Multimedia Displays Memory Input devices

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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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Asus WS X299 Sage/10G packs double-barreled 10 GigE
— 10:42 AM on June 14, 2018

Gerbils with deep pockets will surely recall Asus' WS X299 Sage motherboard from late last year. High-end workstations these days are all but required...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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HyperX's Pulsefire Surge RGB gaming mouse reviewed
— 1:44 PM on June 13, 2018

HyperX's Pulsefire Surge starts with a proven design and rings it with an array of configurable RGB LEDs to let gamers enjoy both form and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices

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AOC Gaming G1 monitors offer high refresh rates, FreeSync, and low prices
— 10:48 AM on June 13, 2018

Getting into the game has been most every PC enthusiast's goal since all the way back in the 8-bit days. The rise of powerful 3D...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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New Noctua fans and heatsinks take a turn at Computex
— 9:10 AM on June 13, 2018

Naturally, Noctua also attended Computex and showed off an array of new products. After launching the NF-A12 fan last month, the company produced a pair...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling

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Red Rose Day Shortbread
— 3:00 PM on June 12, 2018

Morbotron has this to add. PC hardware and computing Accelerating secondary storage with Intel Optane memory @ PC Perspective ASRock X470...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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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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Tuesday deals: a Ryzen 3 2200G and an Asus B350M-E for $150 and more
— 12:06 PM on June 12, 2018

Hi there, folks. The post-Computex lull is a real thing, and there isn't that much hardware news to go around. Still, you can read our...

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

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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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