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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 - AUGUST 12 6

Synaptics has new touch devices that can reduced the width of notebooks with keyboards as well as tablets.

news - AUGUST 11 37

Now that's an incentive to play well...

news - AUGUST 10 19

Nvidia unveiled Maximus 2.0, the company's second generation workstation graphics platform consisting of Quadro graphics and Tesla acceleration.

picture story - AUGUST 10 17

Tom's Hardware attended this year's QuakeCon, listening in on industry panels, test driving Oculus' Rift virtual reality headset, learning more about the upcoming Rise of the Triad remake, and, of course,...

news - AUGUST 9 26

Intel is cleaning up the mid-range Sandy Bridge portfolio.

news - AUGUST 8 25

In a leaked slide from VR-Zone Chinese, we have early confirmation that the LGA-2011 based Ivy Bridge-E is slated for Q3 2013.

news - AUGUST 8 5

Khronos today released the latest specification updates for OpenGL and Open GL ES.

news - AUGUST 7 11

ARM has releases the second generation of Mali T600 processors.

news - AUGUST 5 57

Following a first leak of the 660 Ti courtesy of TweakTown, which is on a mission to break release dates to get Nvidia's attention, we recently got confirmation the card is, in fact, on its way to stores.

news - AUGUST 3 26

Scythe's newest PC case is constructed of clear-acrylic and is designed for bench testing and fanless computer builds.

news - AUGUST 3 7

SilverStone is offering a new PC cooler with a dual-fin array.

news - AUGUST 2 22

If it's not dead the first time around, perhaps another stab it in the back will get the job done?

news - AUGUST 1 14

Nvidia is reportedly putting the finishing touches on its GTX 650 graphics card. Based on a GK107 chip, the card is rumored to be released on September 17.

news - JULY 31 18

Razer has updated its BlackWidow mechanical keyboard line with the release of its Ultimate 2013 and Tournament Edition 2013.

news - JULY 31 47

Nvidia is set to release its next Kepler-base GPU, the GTX 660 Ti, on or around August 16th.

news - JULY 31 24

The folks over at Case Mod Blog have posted one impressive case that resembles the look and feel of an Aston Martin exotic car.

news - JULY 30 60

There is new speculation surrounding AMD's new high-end graphics card, the HD7990.

news - JULY 30 19

Deepcool is extending its twin CPU cooler line with a more economic solution.

news - JULY 27 8

Fedora has kicked off its Summer of Hardware Sweepstakes, giving away over 200 open hardware devices.

news - JULY 27 72

With the A-Series Trinity desktop APUs not set to reach retail till later this year, we are getting our first look of the FM2 Athlon II X4 processors.

news - JULY 26 37

A dual-heatsink design offered by Silentmaxx promises to cool CPUs with a power consumption of up to 100 watts - without the need of fans.

news - JULY 26 13

Super Talent has begun offering reduced voltage DDR3 memory modules for iMac and Macbook Pro systems.

news - JULY 25 19

Researchers have found a way to enable the creation of circuitry with self-assembling rectangles.

news - JULY 25 9

Researchers at Harvard University say that 80 lines of code are enough to make sure that browser can run native machine code without be exposed to hacker attacks.

news - JULY 24 40

With Ivy Bridge-E not slated till sometime in 2013, Intel looks set to replace its current top-end Core i7-3960X with the Core i7-3970X just in time for the holidays.

news - JULY 24 10

A note posted by an AMD developer suggests that the Kabini processor, a 28 nm mobile chip that will integrate the Jaguar processing core, will support Intel's AVX instruction set, as well bit-manipulation...