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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 - MAY 9 26

One of the best-selling MMO gaming mice, the Razer Naga, gets an upgrade to its ergonomics for 2012.

news - MAY 9 54

Looks like the next few weeks are going to be exciting ones for AMD.

news - MAY 8 47

Micron said that it has begun shipping "fully functional" DDR4 memory modules in sample numbers to customers.

news - MAY 7 21

Corsair has announced the release of its Air Series cooling fans: models AF120, AF140 and SP140.

news - MAY 4 80

PC gaming isn't dead.

news - MAY 4 48

The recent shortages of 28 nm GPUs could be easing in late May, Digitimes reports.

news - MAY 4 24

Peripheral company Arctic has released a new cooler for graphics cards.

news - MAY 3 37

Tom's Hardware Germany got its hands on a prototype of a AFOX HD 7850, the world's first single-slot board with this chip, which ended up being more than meets the eye. Is it an unannounced GPU, or something...

news - MAY 3 47

Intel notified its customers that it has begun phasing out its current flagship Atom processor, the D2700 with Cedarview core.

news - MAY 2 108

Intel's 22 nano-meter die shrink can be seen as a huge achievement for the company, but that doesn't mean it is without faults.

news - MAY 2 25

AOC has released a 22-inch HD display that gets its signal and power through a single USB 2.0 connection.

news - MAY 2 68

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 660 Ti is now expected to hit the selves in Q3 '12 and not the previously expected May 10th, along with the GeForce GTX 670, according to reports.

news - MAY 1 57

Set for release later this year, this little computer measures just 4x4 inches.

news - MAY 1 121

Intel has most certainly created some tension between integrated graphics, good-enough-graphics and discrete graphics cards with the introduction of Ivy Bridge.

news - MAY 1 30

Spend too much time fiddling with your graphical settings and not enough time gaming? Nvidia's "GeForce Experience" brings an optimal in-game experience for your system using the Cloud.

news - APRIL 30 36

Thermaltake is rolling out its Frio Extreme CPU cooler that was announced earlier this year.

news - APRIL 30 29

Both Seagate and Western Digital have improved their HDD shipments following the disastrous Thailand flood last year.

news - APRIL 30 20

Nvidia is looking for ways to keep parallelization of data in graphics processor efficient.

news - APRIL 30 20

WASD Keyboards lets you engrave or laser etch custom images or fonts on each key of the V1 Custom Mechanical Keyboard.

news - APRIL 29 45

G.Skill is offering DDR3 memory kits for Intel's Ivy bridge processors and Z77 platform.

news - APRIL 27 123

What's coming? Who's coming?

news - APRIL 27 28

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee claim to have discovered a new carbon material that should push graphene-based electronics much closer to commercial reality.

news - APRIL 25 46

AMD has released slides to the Korean market detailing the graphics performance and specifications of its next generation ''Trinity'' APU.

news - APRIL 25 23

Intel is pushing for around 100 Thunderbolt peripherals by the end of the year as the tech begins to debut on Windows-based PCs.

news - APRIL 24 26

AMD has announced the AMD Radeon HD 2000, AMD Radeon HD 3000, and AMD Radeon HD 4000 Series of products will be moved to quarterly updates versus the normal monthly updates.

news - APRIL 24 38

Today's Intel Ivy Bridge launch has been accompanied by rumors that production issues may be responsible for a very limited supply of processors initially.