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Tuesday deals: 16 GB of 3600 MT/s RAM for $140 and more
— 10:34 AM on September 25, 2018

Hullo, my dear gerbils! It's exceedingly warm around here at 33°C, and I'm stuck at my desk fishing out deals from the vast swaths of...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays Memory

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Thursday deals: a 16-GB kit of 3000 MT/s RAM for $130 and more
— 10:37 AM on September 20, 2018

A fair day to thee, gerbils. All the hubbub on the interweb right now is about Nvidia's RTX graphics cards, and it's not likely...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Power Storage Displays Memory

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Sony PlayStation Classic set to arrive with FF7 and Tekken 3 in tow
— 1:06 PM on September 19, 2018

We bet that more than a few fine folks frequenting this fantastic site will probably be hit by a wave of nostalgia after reading this...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

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Fractal Design tempered-glass panels let you fenestrate your case
— 3:17 PM on September 17, 2018

Tell me, gerbils. Do you find that your sleek Fractal Design case just doesn't quite have as much pizzazz as you'd like it to? Maybe...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Thursday deals: a Dell G5 laptop with a GTX 1060 for $879.99 and more
— 11:01 AM on September 13, 2018

Hello there, folks! First off, you can start by clicking this link here for a live stream before immediately hitting the mute button. Join...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Unboxing and experimenting with Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller
— 1:16 PM on September 11, 2018

As promised last week, I took some time to record the process of taking my recently delivered Xbox Adaptive Controller out of its packaging—otherwise...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

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Tuesday deals: an Adata SX8200 960-GB NVMe drive for $204 and more
— 9:27 AM on September 11, 2018

Feeling fine, fair folks of this fantastic publication? There must have been something in the watercoolers at most e-tailer's offices, since I can't recall in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Storage

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AMD debuts Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X for prebuilt PCs
— 10:10 AM on September 10, 2018

AMD announced two new second-generation Ryzen CPUs this morning. The Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X bring Precision Boost 2 and XFR...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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In the lab: Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller and accessories
— 9:01 AM on September 7, 2018

When Microsoft announced its Xbox Adaptive Controller late this spring, I was not only impressed, but genuinely excited. As some of you know, my oldest daughter...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices Gaming Game consoles

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Thursday deals: a 240-Hz Alienware G-Sync display for $380 and more
— 10:01 AM on September 6, 2018

Have we ever talked about Two Point Hospital? Well, it's out now and pretty much as its name implies, it's what Theme Hospital 2.0 would...

Type: News story Tags: Power Displays Memory Input devices

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AMD resurrects the Athlon with the $55 200GE
— 8:52 AM on September 6, 2018

AMD is bringing Athlons back. This morning, the company announced the Athlon 200GE, a two-core, four-thread Zen CPU with three Radeon Vega compute units....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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be quiet! Silent Base 601 refines the quiet mid-tower
— 11:45 AM on September 4, 2018

We've already seen what be quiet!'s mantra of continuous improvement can do in the form of the Dark Base Pro 900, and now the company is...

Type: News story Tags: Cases

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Tuesday deals: a Micron 1100 2-TB solid-state drive for $252 and more
— 9:28 AM on September 4, 2018

Howdy, gerbils! We hope y'all enjoyed Labor Day, probably with some some judicious BBQing. Around here, I joined the festivities of the Zigurfest music...

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

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AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2950X hits store shelves
— 12:01 PM on August 31, 2018

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2950X earned a TR Editor's Choice award from yours truly when we reviewed it, and that CPU is now available to...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Intel reiterates plans to support VESA Adaptive Sync in its GPUs
— 11:14 AM on August 31, 2018

Three years ago at the late Intel Developer Forum, we broke the story that Intel planned to support the VESA Adaptive Sync variable-refresh-rate display...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Huawei's Kirin 980 is the world's first 7-nm mobile SoC
— 9:25 AM on August 31, 2018

Apple and Qualcomm might get the lion's share of attention for their smartphone SoCs, but Huawei and its HiSilicon arm have long been making leading-edge...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Mobile computing

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Dell S2719DC monitor melds DisplayHDR 600 and USB Type-C
— 2:30 PM on August 29, 2018

A wise man once said, "happiness is a good monitor, but a DisplayHDR model makes you happier still." That's the case with Dell's S2719DC, a...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 takes a dip in Amber Lake
— 1:51 PM on August 29, 2018

Intel's Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake CPUs are here, and Dell is putting them to good use in its XPS 13 2-in-1. The pint-size...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing

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