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Thursday deals: a Ryzen 5 2600X for $189 and more
— 12:14 PM on July 19, 2018

How's it going, folks? Motherboards bearing AMD's revamped B450 chipset have begun hitting e-tailers everywhere, ready to take in often-discounted Ryzen 2000-series CPUs. We've already...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Displays Memory

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Help The Tech Report remain independent in a shifting media climate
— 11:45 AM on July 18, 2018

Many TR readers have no doubt already seen news of the continuing consolidation that's happening in the PC hardware media this morning. That move...

Type: News story Tags: The Tech Report

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Monday deals: a Crucial MX500 500-GB SSD for $88 and much more
— 1:22 PM on July 16, 2018

Hey, folks! We're pushing our deals post forwards because Amazon's running its Prime Day sales and pretty much every other retailer under the sun is...

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

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Get a Ryzen 5 2600 for $160 with this Newegg deal
— 1:37 PM on July 12, 2018

Heads up, gerbils! We're going to keep this short and sweet. Just a few minutes ago, Newegg let the world know that it's offering a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel pours pros a cup of Coffee Lake with Xeon E CPUs
— 1:14 PM on July 12, 2018

Intel's Coffee Lake CPUs are fine performers for applications where single-threaded performance is paramount. Though workstation integrators like Boxx have built Coffee Lake systems,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Poll: Have patches for Spectre and Meltdown slowed down your systems?
— 9:40 AM on July 12, 2018

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities are perhaps the biggest security story of the decade. Microcode, operating system, and browser updates have all rolled out...

Poll Question: • Have patches for Spectre and Meltdown slowed down your systems?

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Apple gives MacBook Pros a much-needed shot of Coffee Lake
— 8:37 AM on July 12, 2018

Apple delivered some much-needed updates to its highest-end MacBook Pros this morning. The 15" MacBook Pro will now offer six-core Coffee Lake CPUs...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Mac

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Deal of the day: an RX 580-and-B350-mobo combo for $300
— 3:15 PM on July 11, 2018

If you're building a new midrange PC but are still having trouble finding an affordable graphics card to put inside it, ASRock might have just...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Rumors of the Intel Extreme Editon's death are greatly exaggerated
— 2:43 PM on July 10, 2018

A Twitter tempest arose yesterday when Intel alumnus François Piednoël heard through the grapevine that Intel was planning to kill off its Extreme...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Microsoft teases a possible Surface launch tomorrow morning
— 1:06 PM on July 9, 2018

Microsoft seems poised to make an announcement about its next Surface or Surfaces tomorrow morning. The company posted a slightly enigmatic tweet on its...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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Tuesday deals: a 4K IPS display with FreeSync for $340 and more
— 11:38 AM on July 3, 2018

Howdy, folks. If we had to guess, you're set to leave work early and go on a shopping spree for explosives, if you haven't already....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Cases Power Storage Displays Input devices

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Intel microcode update docs tip off possible ninth-gen Core CPUs
— 7:56 AM on July 3, 2018

As part of its latest microcode update guidance document for the Spectre vulnerability, Intel may have intentionally or inadvertently tipped off the existence of...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Mindfactory CPU sales show Coffee Lake couldn't be stopped in June
— 10:00 AM on July 2, 2018

One way or another, retail processor sales numbers from German retailer Mindfactory make their way onto the internet courtesy of the charting work...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Qualcomm shows new mobile SoCs at MWC Shanghai
— 12:00 PM on June 28, 2018

In recent months we've seen Qualcomm launch new flagship and "upper-midrange" SoCs for smartphones, plus a faster chip for Windows laptops. The...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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Thursday deals: a 1-TB Adata SU800 SSD for $150 and more
— 9:58 AM on June 28, 2018

Howdy folks. From the outside, it might look like a slow week at TR HQ, but we're cooking up multiple reviews for your delectation. While...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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Rumor: Ryzen Threadripper 2990X makes its first showing at e-tail
— 6:48 AM on June 27, 2018

AMD's second-generation Ryzen Threadripper CPUs are coming, and recent rumors have suggested the top-end part in that family will be called the Ryzen Threadripper 2990X....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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The TR BBQ XV proves that less can be more
— 2:00 PM on June 25, 2018

The 15th TR BBQ took place this past weekend. As ever, it's good for the soul to escape to the coast of Lake Michigan...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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The TR BBQ XV is tomorrow, and Corsair hooked us up!
— 3:42 PM on June 22, 2018

It's a bit of a dreary day out on the big lake, but I've got a smile on my face anyway. The 15th TR BBQ...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous The Tech Report

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