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If you ever plan to build your own PC, Tom's Hardware’s System Builder Marathon is a must-read. Our editorial team builds, tests, and evaluates PC systems at varying costs, using the components that we think maximize value. These components include motherboards, cooling devices, CPU platforms, chipsets, memory, cases, hard drives, networking and graphics cards and power supplies. For each build, we include performance benchmarks that include 3D games, audio and video compression, graphic design, image manipulation, and video editing. Our testing includes each configuration in its stock form and overclocked. Feel free to build along with us or watch patiently from the sidelines, because, remember—each of these systems are given away at the end of the marathon (don’t forget to enter!).

news - FEBRUARY 22 27

Lain-Li has announced a new chassis, the PC-9N. While the PC-9N is a mid-tower chassis, it is absurdly roomy inside and has clearance for the most bizarrely huge components.

news - FEBRUARY 22 6

Enermax has announced a successor the the Modu82+ lineup of power supplies named the Triathlor FC.

news - FEBRUARY 22 10

MSI has updated its 7950 to have higher clock speeds with a Twin Frozr III cooler.

news - FEBRUARY 21 11

It's not Gigabyte's new thin mini-ITX boards that are interesting, what's interesting is the fact that Gigabyte is using these as an entry to the new and evolving market of thin form factor PCs.

news - FEBRUARY 21 18

MSI to use Killer network adaptors in a select number of motherboards and gaming laptops.

news - FEBRUARY 21 3

A Dutch manufacturer, Spire, has released a new enclosure, the X2 6018.

news - FEBRUARY 21 1

Sharkoon has announced the remarkably well designed VS3 series of cases that are aimed at budget uses.

news - FEBRUARY 21 11

OCZ's new Vertex 3.20 is an update of the Vertex 3 SSD and features 20 nm lithography.

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AMD finally clarifies its plans for 2013 and its upcoming HD 8000 line of graphics cards

news - FEBRUARY 20 6

OCZ has shared that in the future is still planning on using SSD controllers manufactured by its competitors.

news - FEBRUARY 20 28

Asus has announced a new Sabertooth motherboard, this time a 990FX board, GEN3 Revision 2.0 and is the first AMD board to sport PCI-Express 3.0.

news - FEBRUARY 19 16

MSI has released a graphics card, the GTX 680-L. We do not know what the L stands for, but what we do know is that this card is a bit cheaper than MSI's original GTX 680, and a small tad slower.

news - FEBRUARY 19 30

The NCASE M1 Prototype is a bona-fide enthusiast mini-ITX case. Yes, you read that correctly

news - FEBRUARY 19 15

Asus has released a new version of its GTX 650 graphics card, the GTX 650-E.

news - FEBRUARY 19 19

Gigabyte has released a fairly interesting little motherboard

news - FEBRUARY 15 16

Noctua has updated its well-renowned lineup of ultra silent case fan, the NF-S12 lineup.

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Today we've come across two good pieces of news on the web: The first being more information of the specifications for the Nvidia GeForce Titan, and the second being a supposed release date, February 18.

news - FEBRUARY 13 6

Shuttle is now offering 18.5-inch AIO barebones systems.

news - FEBRUARY 13 21

Micron has been working on NVDIMMs, a 'hybrid' storage solution, aiming to bridge the gap between DRAM and SSDs. The idea is that all the data in the DRAM would get written to NAND memory upon losing power.

news - FEBRUARY 13 8

Asus has expanded its lineup of FM2 Motherboards with the F2A85-V.

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Another listing has showed up with Nvidia's upcoming GeForce Titan, this time showing some specifications that are admirably higher than previous rumors have shown.

news - FEBRUARY 12 11

Finally, you might say.

news - FEBRUARY 12 1

Gelid releases new fans in its Silent Case Fan series

news - FEBRUARY 12 13

Huntkey has announced two new power supplies that will make part of its new FX Series of PSUs.

news - FEBRUARY 11 10

Another budget enclosure from Cooler Master

news - FEBRUARY 9 122

AMD has released a roadmap in which it will remain focused on the HD7000 series for the upcoming year.