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Tuesday deals: a Radeon RX 570 8 GB for $150 and much more
— 2:00 PM on January 15, 2019

Hello, fine gerbils. It's with great pleasure that about three years on, I can finally enable FreeSync on my Acer XF270HU. Back when I...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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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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ASRock's DeskMini A300 brings Raven Ridge to STX
— 12:11 AM on January 10, 2019

Remember the Mini-STX form factor? Do you remember "5x5," then? Well, in any case, the smallest socketed desktop systems around are based on...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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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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Dell nixes the nose-cam for the new XPS 13 ultrabook
— 10:00 PM on January 8, 2019

While we all want to carry around the performance of our big towers in our backpacks, the reality is that laptops need to be svelte...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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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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Asus ProArt PA90 is a mini PC for recovering Mac addicts
— 9:20 AM on January 4, 2019

Publications across the web have commented on the wastebasket-like looks of the Mac Pro, but it's difficult to deny that it packs a lot of...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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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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Asus' Prime X299-Deluxe II motherboard reviewed
— 6:41 PM on December 19, 2018

Motherboard manufacturers are introducing refined X299 boards in the wake of Intel's Basin Falls platform refresh, and Asus' Prime X299-Deluxe II promises to fix some...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards

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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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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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