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We recorded the latest episode of the TR Podcast last night, and the video of our conversation is now available on YouTube. In this episode, we talk about the GeForce Titan X, EVGA's Torq mice, the need for sounds cards, and more. Check it out:
Clever intro for another weekly deals post? Ain't nobody got time fo dat. Ultra-wide monitors seem to be everywhere these days, including the discount aisle. Newegg is offering LG's 34UM94-P 34" IPS display for just $749.99 after promo code EMCAPNV34. This 21:9 monster has a 3440x1440 resolution...
Back in November, Intel and Micron revealed the first details on their joint effort to produce 3D flash memory. We learned that the initial offering will have 32 layers and hold 32GB (256Gb) in a two-bit MLC configuration. Today, the firms shed some additional light on the underlying technology...
Begun, the 3D flash war has. Toshiba announced today that it has started sampling non-volatile memory chips with 48 layers. Dubbed BiCS, or Bit-Cost Scalable, the 3D flash packs two bits per cell and 16GB (128Gb) per die. The press release doesn't...
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Reversible Type-C USB ports have popped up in Apple's latest MacBook, Nokia's N1 tablet, and a handful of desktop motherboards. But what are you going to plug into them? One of Emtec's new Type-C thumb drives, perhaps: Despite being only an inch long, the DUO...
In $5.4 million upgrade.
E-tailers have cut prices on loads of big-screen TVs as part of their March Madness promotions, but we still managed to find some sweet PC hardware in the discount aisle. If you're looking for a cheap tablet, HP's Stream 7 Signature Edition can be had for a song. The mini Windows...
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We recorded the latest episode of the TR Podcast last night, and the video of our conversation is now available on YouTube. We talked about Scott's whirlwind of activity at GDC, Apple's new MacBook and the Apple Watch, the end of our long-running SSD Endurance Experiment, and more. Check it...
WD has introduced a new hard drive aimed at high-capacity datacenter applications. The Re+ scales up to 6TB, and the top model purportedly consumes just 6W. WD claims the drive draws less juice than any other high-capacity 3.5-incher on the market. Source: WD As one...
SSDs keep getting cheaper. The latest budget offering to hit the market is Mushkin's Enhanced ECO2, a Newegg exclusive that's already marked down to $84.99 for 240GB and $159.99 for 480GB. Those prices work out to $0.35 and $0.33 per gig, respectively, making the ECO2 one of the...
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Brace yourself for a bunch of new external storage devices with reversible Type-C connectors. The latest drive maker to throw its hat into the ring is LaCie, which just announced a Type-C variant of its Porsche Design Mobile Drive. Source: LaCie The updated unit retains...
We have a few unexpected items in this week's deals post, plus some of the usual suspects. G-Sync monitors are still relatively rare, so it's somewhat surprising to see one on sale. Newegg is offering Acer's 28" XB280HK monitor for only $699.99 with promo code EMCAPAT22. The display has a...
Rachael O'Connor and Eugene Hodder join to continue partner sign-ups.
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Cloud-based storage makes it easy to share files between multiple users and devices, but what if you don't trust third-party servers with your data? One option is Sync, a private cloud system from the people behind the BitTorrent file-sharing protocol. In development for over two years, Sync can...
Moore's Law is an amazing thing, folks. Yesterday, SanDisk announced its latest high-capacity Ultra-branded microSDXC card, which crams 200GB of storage into a card that can fit within the circumference of a penny. That's a bit staggering to think about. The SanDisk...
Has decided not to spin off stake in VMware, according to report.
The deal gods are smiling upon us today. We've got some nice bargains on a Radeon R9 290 graphics card, a mechanical keyboard, and an IPS display—plus a couple of SSD deals to round things out: Newegg has XFX's Radeon R9 290 Double Dissipation graphics card on sale for $274.99,...
USB 3.1 Type-C is coming, and Microsoft looks to be ready for it. As Neowin reports, the outline of a session from next month's WinHEC conference suggests Windows 10 will have out-of-the-box support for the reversible USB connector—and, more importantly, the new capabilities it enables, including...
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Last month, we reported that some Samsung 840 EVO SSDs are still experiencing slow read speeds with old data. The issue was supposedly fixed with a firmware update issued in October, but some patched drives continue to exhibit the problem, including one of our own. Late Friday afternoon, Samsung...
For years, we've been testing storage performance on a pair of P67 motherboards equipped with Sandy Bridge processors. The machines have served us well, but we're in the process of phasing them out in favor of all-new hardware and updated tests. This is the beautiful beast that's been running...

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