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Intel Core i9: 12-cores could still fall short of AMD Ryzen Threadripper

Intel Core i9: 12-cores could still fall short of AMD Ryzen Threadripper

Even though neither CPU has shipped yet, the battle between Intel's incoming Core i9 and AMD's Ryzen Threadripper is already heating up. Aside from the die-hard fans of both companies doing their standard chirping from one another, we now have published clock rates for both camps. As it turns out, Intel's Core i9 could still be outpaced by Ryzen Threadripper, at least in terms of overall clock speed.

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Amazon kicks off PC gaming sale for E3 2017

Amazon kicks off PC gaming sale for E3 2017

E3 2017 is nearly upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with a sale on gaming hardware? That's Amazon's thinking, at least, as it's launched a fairly impressive sale on its lineup of PC gaming hardware and software. Not only will the sale last quite some time, but it also covers a good variety of products and manufacturers, so there's plenty to have a look at.

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Acer’s ProDesigner BM320 monitor is a 4K monster for graphics pros

Acer’s ProDesigner BM320 monitor is a 4K monster for graphics pros

Acer recently beefed up its Predator line with a couple of new gaming monitors, but if you need something even more serious than one of those, you might want to take a look at the company's new ProDesigner BM320 monitor. Supporting 4K resolution and coming in at a not insignificant 32-inches, this is certainly a monitor for those who need to get a little more out their hardware.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti review roundup: True 4K gaming at last?

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti review roundup: True 4K gaming at last?

NVIDIA's newest graphics card, the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, is here at last, and promises of viable 4K gaming have hype levels sky high. When it was first revealed, NVIDIA made it clear that this was the best graphics card it has ever produced, even beating out the fabled TITAN X in a couple of areas. Reviews are beginning to hit the Internet, and now the question becomes whether or not NVIDIA delivered on its promise of insane power.

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce Tri-SLI graphics kit makes geeks weep

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce Tri-SLI graphics kit makes geeks weep

If you are a PC gamer, try to not drool all over your keyboard when you check this awesome graphics card kit out. Gigabyte has produced a very cool, and very potent graphics kit for PC gamers called the GeForce GTX 980 WaterForce tri-SLI graphics kit. That means the beastie has three GTX 980 graphics card and comes right out of the massive box with a water-cooling system plumbed and ready to rock. With lots of cooling, you should be able to overclock the snot out of this rig.

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SK Hynix 128GB memory module uses 8Gb DDR4

SK Hynix 128GB memory module uses 8Gb DDR4

SK Hynix has announced a new high-density memory module that it claims to be the world's first to hit 128GB. The module uses 8Gb DDR4 and is built on advanced 20nm class technology. Hynix says that the new module is double the density of existing 64GB offerings and uses TSV (Through Silicon Via) technology.

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Transcend launches DDR3 RDIMM for new Mac Pro

Transcend launches DDR3 RDIMM for new Mac Pro

One ways that some people save money when they order a computer from Apple is to buy the machine with the smallest amount of RAM possible. Often RAM upgrades are cheaper on the aftermarket than they are from Apple and other computer makers. Transcend has announced that it has some new RAM modules made specifically for the new Mac Pro.

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Samsung 20nm 4Gb DDR3 RAM enters mass production

Samsung 20nm 4Gb DDR3 RAM enters mass production

Samsung has announced that it has entered mass production on advanced DDR3 RAM that will be used in a number of computer applications. The new DDR3 RAM uses Samsung's new 20nm process technology. The new RAM uses currently available immersion ArF lithography technology.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Black boosts the best

NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Black boosts the best

Last year NVIDIA launched one of the most interesting video cards that it offered in 2013 called the GTX Titan. That video card was crammed inside the Falcon Northwest Tiki desktop computer that we reviewed. The video card certainly delivered the sort of power that PC gamers are looking for to run high-end video games.

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CoinTerra unveils GSX I PCIe bitcoin mining card for PCs

CoinTerra unveils GSX I PCIe bitcoin mining card for PCs

When it comes to getting your hands on the virtual currency bitcoin, there are a couple ways you can do it. You can buy bitcoin at one of the exchanges. You can also get your own hardware and set about mining for your own bitcoin. Bitcoin mining isn't an easy task though and you aren’t guaranteed to get your hands on the virtual currency.

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Gigabyte and Biostar unveil new 10W Intel Bay Trail Mini-ITX mainboards

Gigabyte and Biostar unveil new 10W Intel Bay Trail Mini-ITX mainboards

One of the latest processor families from Intel is the Bay Trial line. Those processors for desktop computers were on display at CES 2014 last month. Since the processors are available, people need some new mainboards to use in system builds.

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AMD Opteron 6300 series CPUs with 12 or 14 cores unveiled

AMD Opteron 6300 series CPUs with 12 or 14 cores unveiled

AMD has announced the launch of some new processors in its Opteron range. The new processors go into the Opteron 6300 series and are aimed at sever systems. The new processors have either 12 cores or 14 cores and feature performance optimized for the AMD Open 3.0 Computer Platform.

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