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Mushkin refreshes its SSD lineup, including 2 TB Pilot-E
— 10:12 AM on January 13, 2019

It's been quite some time since we had a Mushkin SSD laid bare on our testbench, but the company hasn't been sitting on its laurels since...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Toshiba's tiny BG4 SSDs have a renewed sense of speed
— 10:07 AM on January 9, 2019

Toshiba's ball-grid-array SSDs offer OEMs a tempting blend of low cost, small size, and energy efficiency, but thus far those perks have come at the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Gigabyte's Aorus RGB SSDs light up high-end storage
— 8:43 AM on January 9, 2019

Do you prefer your storage devices to be understated and out of the way? Well, too bad. Gigabyte's new Aorus RGB NVMe SSDs demand to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel's Optane H10 marries 3D XPoint with NAND flash
— 10:25 PM on January 8, 2019

Hybrid storage is nothing new. Back in the early years of SSDs going mainstream, some companies started to make drives and systems that sought to combine the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Tuesday deals: a GeForce RTX 2070 for $450 and much more
— 1:16 PM on January 8, 2019

Good afternoon, gerbils and gerbilettes. CES is in full swing and pretty much every manufacturer is looking to make as big as splash as possible....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Displays Input devices Gaming

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Patriot's Viper SSDs are poised to strike
— 2:12 AM on January 8, 2019

Patriot brought a staggering array of components and peripherals to display at CES this year, including its entire current SSD lineup. The Burst and Scorch...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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USB Type-C is getting safer with cryptographic authentication
— 9:00 AM on January 3, 2019

It’s been nearly three years in the making, but the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has launched the USB Type-C Authentication Program. It’s...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems

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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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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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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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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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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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GeForce 417.35 drivers get ready for DLSS in Final Fantasy XV
— 12:42 PM on December 12, 2018

A fair day, fine fans of Final Fantasy XV. If you happen to own one of Nvidia's RTX graphics cards, you're in for a treat....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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Windows Insiders get better narration and console colors in build 18298
— 5:31 PM on December 10, 2018

Despite some missteps, there's little argument that Windows 10 is improving with time (some would say, like fine wine). Microsoft just published the

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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Seagate drops a 16-TB HAMR on the test bench
— 12:10 PM on December 7, 2018

Stop, it's HAMR time! (Come on guys, it's a slow day.) Remember the fancy heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) tech drive makers keep talking up?...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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