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Report: Intel's Ivy Bridge-E CPUs Will Launch Sept. 2013
May 2, 2013 - in News
Intel's Ivy Bridge-E CPUs are likely to launch in September 2013, according to a slide from VR-Zone.
AMD Radeon HD 7990 Spotted at GDC 2013
Mar 28, 2013 - in News
Some official pictures of AMD's HD 7990 graphics card have been shot, and they look impressive!
Challenging FPS: Testing SLI And CrossFire Using Video Capture
Mar 27, 2013 - in Reviews
What if the performance data you used for deciding which graphics card to buy was flawed? We're taking a deeper look at some of the problems with benchmarking multi-GPU configs using conventional tools. Nvidia's new FCAT suite helps us collect more info.
How Fast Is Thunderbolt, Really? Tom's Tests With 240 TB
Mar 14, 2013 - in Picture Story
If a Thunderbolt port isn't in your computing life yet, it will be soon. But just how much abuse can the little port handle? Storage manufacturer LaCie invited Tom's Hardware to visit its U.S. HQ and throw 240 TB of RAID insanity into finding answers.
Crysis 3 Performance, Benchmarked On 16 Graphics Cards
Mar 4, 2013 - in Reviews
Crysis 3 boasts amazing graphics quality, and is based on an engine that takes the strongest PCs to their knees. Is it playable on low-end hardware? Can we run this one at its highest detail levels on today's graphics cards? Our benchmarks tell the story.
Gigabyte U2442 Extreme Ultrabook Announced
Feb 14, 2013 - in News
The new Gigabyte U2442F Ultrabook is both sleek in appearance and powerful in performance.
16GB Nexus 7 Can't Perform With Storage Nearly Full?
Sep 11, 2012 - in News
Consumers who purchased the 16 GB version of Google's Nexus 7 tablet are complaining of severe performance issues.
Web Browser Grand Prix: Firefox 15, Safari 6, OS X Mountain Lion
Sep 6, 2012 - in Reviews
Today we're breaking out the Hackintosh for our first-ever Web Browser Grand Prix on Apple OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). How will Chrome 21, Firefox 15, Opera 12.02, and Safari 6 stack up against each other, and to IE9 and the rest of the Windows 7 browsers?
Deals July 16: D-Link Wireless N300 Gigabit Router $59.99
Jul 16, 2012 - in News
Got a bad case of the Mondays? Cheer yourself up with some hot deals, courtesy of our friends at LogicBuy.
University of Florida to Cut CISE Dept Budget Drastically
Apr 23, 2012 - in News
The University of Florida has come under fire for a proposal that would the budget for the school's CISE department take a huge hit.
Killer Wireless-N 1103 Review: Can Qualcomm Take On Centrino?
Apr 4, 2012 - in Reviews
When Qualcomm bought Bigfoot Networks, maker of the famed Killer Ethernet adapters, we wondered if Qualcomm was right in the head. Could Bigfoot's enhancements possibly translate into benefits in the world of wireless networking? We're about to find out.
Graphene Supercapacitors Can Charge Up to 1000x Faster Than Today's Batteries
Mar 26, 2012 - in News
Electrochemical capacitors, commonly called supercapacitors, have recently gained some attention as potential battery replacements.
First Super Wi-Fi Network in the U.S. Finally Deployed
Jan 26, 2012 - in News
The first commercial TV white spaces network has been launched, leading to a nation-wide public internet access.
Chris Angelini On Tom's Hardware In 2012
Jan 16, 2012 - in Reviews
I just got back from CES 2012. And although I’ve attended a great many Consumer Electronics Shows, Computexes, and Comdexes (never a CeBIT), this year’s show was by far the most intense. It wasn’t that there were tons of really awesome products. In fact,
SPONSORED BY Intel - Intel Inside, Including the Motherboard?
Jun 13, 2011 - in Reviews
The market is brimming with motherboard options, and businesses of all sizes face the unenviable task of trying to decide which vendor to place at the heart of their productivity desktops.
The Winners of Our March 2011 SBM Contest PCs
May 12, 2011 - in News
MSFT is Hiring A Fistful of Xbox Hardware Devs
Mar 9, 2011 - in News
The dust has settled after the Kinect launch, so what's next for Microsoft's Xbox team? Fresh blood, apparently.
SPONSORED - SONY VAIO BUSINESS NOTEBOOKS: Don't Let Their Good Looks Deceive You
Feb 22, 2011 - in Reviews
Wherever you go, the name Sony always attracts attention. It’s the brand most associated with quality audio, rich video, and true fidelity.
We're Hiring in Europe! Apply Now!
Feb 14, 2011 - in News
Get involved with your favorite tech publication in Europe! If you can speak and write in some of the languages, don't hesitate to apply now if you've got what we're looking for!
Sponsored Article: Hyper Performance Computing with Intel Parallel Studio 2011 XE
Dec 8, 2010 - in Reviews
Believe it or not, Intel delivered the world’s first dual-core desktop processor only 5 years ago in 2005. That was the Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 840. At the time, Hyper-Threading already had been available for three years, yet it wa
TRENDnet's 500 Mbps Powerline Networking Kit
Nov 24, 2010 - in News
Get a 500 Mbps network connection using a power outlet.
Tom's Hardware's Mailbox: Angelini Goes Postal
Sep 1, 2010 - in News
It's easy to get caught up in the daily grind: benchmarking, writing, editing, and answering what sometimes seems like hundreds of emails. But at the end of the day, all of the work is for you. It's about time we started answering a little more feedback.
What if Steve Ballmer Left Microsoft Today?
Jul 19, 2010 - in News
Is Ballmer critical to Microsoft's future?
LG Confirms Android Tablet, Froyo Phones for '10
Jul 6, 2010 - in News
LG Electronics has confirmed that is has an Android tablet scheduled for release later this year.
In Pictures: 20 Heat Sinks That Look Cool, Too
Jul 2, 2010 - in Picture Story
Are you getting tired of that boring old fan whirling around inside your PC? Why not jazz it up with something big, flashy, and downright eye-opening? In today's picture story, we take a look at 20 heat sinks that give a new meaning to the word "cool."
Deals for May 25: Don't Forget Your Towel
May 25, 2010 - in News
A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value.
Apple's iPad Gets a CPU Performance Review
Apr 4, 2010 - in News
iPad gets benchmarked.
The WinFast PxVC1100 Video Transcoding Card: Worth The Price?
Jan 27, 2010 - in Reviews
The SpursEngine-based WinFast PxVC1100, which centers on the same architecture as the PS3's Cell processor, shows off its ability to accelerate video encoding. But does its performance justify the price? Or is your money better invested in a faster CPU?