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Intel says it will finally have 10nm PC processors by holiday 2019

Intel reported record revenue and even a better-than-expected forecast, but PC builders better get used to the 14nm Whiskey Lake parts.

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Thermaltake's Riing 12 Trio RGB fans can be voice-controlled with Amazon's Alexa

The Thermaltake Riing 12 Trio's fans can shine in 16.8 million colors, controlled by Amazon Alexa or Razer Chroma.

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Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Year four of Amazon's Prime Day sale is packed with good tech deals—and you can still find a few incredible gems, too. To help you skip straight to business, we're highlighting the best of the best.

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Intel confirms plans for a discrete GPU by 2020, and gaming PCs might be first in line

Intel confirmed it would have a discrete GPU product by 2020. Given the company's spotty history with GPUs, the plans to compete again with AMD’s Radeon and Nvidia’s GeForce products have been described as “aggressive.”

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Birth of a standard: The Intel 8086 microprocessor turns 40 today

Forty years ago, Intel released the 8086 processor, introducing the x86 architecture that underlies every PC—Windows, Mac, or Linux—produced today.

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AMD's new graphics engineer pledges yearly GPU releases to make PCs fun again

One year, one product. The head of AMD's Radeon engineering team says AMD got distracted by tangential products, and that that will change.

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Corsair's Obsidian 1000D case is a luxurious dual-system monster with room for 18 fans

The Corsair Obsidian 1000D is a beast of a case capable of holding two PCs, 18 fans, and all the RGB you want to throw at it.

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PCWorld's May Digital Magazine: Intel's 6-core Core i9 comes to laptops

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Ryzen boosts AMD profits, as mobile chips promise further growth

Sales in AMD's computing and graphics segment nearly doubled compared to a a year ago, evidence that AMD's Ryzen is a bona fide success. Next up: the lucrative mobile market.

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Microsoft's chip push continues with Azure Sphere: Securing gadgets with chips and Linux

Microsoft's new Azure Sphere security package for billions of IoT devices includes two surprises: a new chip that Microsoft will license, plus its own Linux kernel.

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Intel ushers responsive Optane memory into laptops with Core i5+, i7+, and i9+ brands

Intel is showing off "Optane Inside" notebooks and desktops with a new "plus" brand, such as "Core i7+".

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Corsair's Crystal 570X, one of our favorite PC cases, comes with a free liquid CPU cooler today

Today only, Newegg is bundling Corsair's Hydro Series H60 liquid cooler with the fantastic Crystal 570X RGB case.

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Intel expects hard drives to disappear, replaced by SSDs with Optane and cloud storage

Intel plans to replace hard drives with a new storage ecosystem: Its NAND flash SSDs and Optane memory for temporary storage, and the cloud for everything else.

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Broadcom raises its offer for Qualcomm to $120 billion

Broadcom upped its takeover bid for smartphone microprocessor maker Qualcomm on Monday, saying this is its final offer.

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How to build a PC: A step-by-step guide

Wondering how to build a PC? Our comprehensive guide can help you through the entire process, from installing the CPU and the Windows operating system, to proper cable management.

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A set of three Type-A to Type-C USB cables is just $7 today

Aukey has a nice discount on a three-pack of 3-foot Type-A to Type-C USB cords today.

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NZXT's debut motherboard is one of the most breathtaking motherboards ever

NZXT's N7 Z370 looks "finished" in a way most motherboards don't, bringing the NZXT minimalist aesthetic over from NZXT cases. It's pricey, though.

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Qualcomm promotes the concept of combining routers with smart speakers

Your next router from Comcast or Cox could double as a smart speaker powered by Alexa, Cortana, or Google, if Qualcomm has its way.

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