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AORUS + OPTANE = Maximum gaming performance

AORUS + OPTANE = Maximum gaming performance

Sponsored: Supercharge your gaming with the unbeatable combination of Aorus and Optane.
By Staff Writer Jul 19 2018, 4:48PM
Review: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X &  Ryzen 5 2600X processors

Review: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X & Ryzen 5 2600X processors

AMD ryzing.
By Chris Szewczyk Jul 19 2018, 12:25PM
How to: Choose and install your next drive

How to: Choose and install your next drive

And in-depth guide to upgrade your PC's storage sub-systems.
By Darien Graham-Smith Jul 19 2018, 12:08PM
Chrome 67 Site Isolation stops Spectre bug exploits but hogs more memory

Chrome 67 Site Isolation stops Spectre bug exploits but hogs more memory

New Site Isolation feature will use about 10-13% of memory to cut down side-channel attacks.
By Staff Writer Jul 16 2018, 9:03AM
Review: Intel Optane 800P

Review: Intel Optane 800P

Optane for the masses.
By Chris Szewczyk Jul 13 2018, 12:43PM
How to deal with Spectre, the sequel

How to deal with Spectre, the sequel

Spectre is the CPU vulnerability that just keeps on giving. Revisions to CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2018-3693 this week reveal that Spectre 1.1 and 1.2 have emerged from the shadows.
By Davey Winder Jul 13 2018, 11:56AM
Review: Asus ROG Strix RX Vega 56 video card

Review: Asus ROG Strix RX Vega 56 video card

Vega is goin NOVA.
By Chris Szewczyk Jul 10 2018, 11:09AM
Review: Asus ROG Maximus X Formula motherboard

Review: Asus ROG Maximus X Formula motherboard

A formula for Z370 success.
By Chris Szewczyk Jul 6 2018, 12:08PM
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 is gunning for Intel's PC market

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 1000 is gunning for Intel's PC market

A new desktop-class Snapdragon chip is, apparently, on the way.
By Staff Writer Jun 26 2018, 8:55AM
Interview: Close up with the new Corsair 280 and 280X cases

Interview: Close up with the new Corsair 280 and 280X cases

We borrowed some time from Annie Jankowski, Corsair’s Product Manager for Cooling, at Computex 2018 and chatted about the company’s new 280-series cases
By Ben Mansill Jun 20 2018, 11:14AM
Review: Corsair H115i PRO AIO Water Cooler

Review: Corsair H115i PRO AIO Water Cooler

It’s only as garish as you want it to be.
By Anthony Fordham Jun 19 2018, 1:07PM
Processor makers should practice SafeSpec to overcome Spectre/Meltdown problems

Processor makers should practice SafeSpec to overcome Spectre/Meltdown problems

Scientists have devised a way to defeat the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities caused by speculative execution in modern processors.
By Rene Millman Jun 19 2018, 12:07PM
Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB Memory

Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB Memory

At the 2018 Computex show we were shown Corsair's top-end memory that combines peak performance with the pretties
By Chris Szewczyk Jun 18 2018, 11:48AM
Review: Fractal Define R6 PC case

Review: Fractal Define R6 PC case

Simple, expansive elegance, Fractal’s best case yet is gorgeous, spacious and quiet.
By Daniel Wilks Jun 7 2018, 1:28PM
Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon 850: a mobile chip for Windows PCs

Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon 850: a mobile chip for Windows PCs

This one is just for Windows…
By Alan Martin Jun 6 2018, 10:22AM
Explainer: PC storage & backup - your questions answered

Explainer: PC storage & backup - your questions answered

How much storage do you need and what exactly can you back up?
By Jonathan Parkyn May 29 2018, 10:16AM
Google and Microsoft discover new Spectre variant

Google and Microsoft discover new Spectre variant

But patching Speculative Store Bypass flaw could hit performance by up to 8%, warns Intel.
By Staff Writer May 23 2018, 9:02AM
Intel finally reveals 10nm Cannon Lake processors

Intel finally reveals 10nm Cannon Lake processors

The long-delayed low-spec chips will first appear in the Lenovo IdeaPad 330.
By Clare Hopping May 22 2018, 10:24AM
Confusion over chipmakers' debug exception instructions prompts patching

Confusion over chipmakers' debug exception instructions prompts patching

Multiple major operating systems and hypervisors contain a serious CPU chipset bug that could allow authenticated attackers to elevate privileges, read sensitive data in memory, and control certain low-level functions.
By Bradley Barth May 11 2018, 11:16AM
Intel won't patch new Spectre-like chip vulnerabilities for another 12 days

Intel won't patch new Spectre-like chip vulnerabilities for another 12 days

Patches for all operating systems and virtual machines may not be ready until later this year - report.
By Staff Writer May 10 2018, 9:15AM