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How a motherboard is made: Inside the Gigabyte factory in Taiwan

Gigabyte is one of the biggest motherboard makers in the world, and we visited the company's Taiwan factory to see how they're manufactured.

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Intel's massive 18-core Core i9 chip starts a bloody battle for enthusiast PCs

Intel's answer to AMD's Threadripper are new Core i9 and Core i7 X-series chips with new overclocking capabilities and a brand-new chipset.

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In Win's Winbot is a wild, bubble-like PC built to take robotic selfies

In Win's Winbot PC case mod is robotically controlled by your movements and designed for one thing: to take better selfies.

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Nerd alert! Inside Taipei's PC and gadget shopping paradise

Six floors of PCs, components and gadgets await nerds inside Guanghua 3C mall, a central Taipei shopping wonderland.

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Logitech's excellent C920 webcam is just $50 today

Amazon is once again offering Logitech's popular consumer webcam at its lowest historical price.

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FSP's wild new power supply is liquid-cooled and built for silence

FSP is coming to Computex with a liquid-cooled power supply for your PC.

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AMD's Ryzen Mobile chips are ready for liftoff, with the new Ryzen Pro not far behind

With the Ryzen desktop chips already launched, AMD's attention is turning to the mobile and commercial PC markets with the upcoming Ryzen Mobile and Ryzen Pro chips.

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The next 5 years in AI will be frenetic, says Intel's new AI chief

Research into artificial intelligence is going gangbusters, and the frenetic pace won't let up for about five years, the head of Intel's new AI division predicts.

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Sony's clever image sensor helps autonomous cars see better

Sony has developed a CCD image sensor that can help autonomous cars make sense of electronic road signs and see better when transitioning between dark tunnels and daylight.

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Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 tech will give phones a boost midyear

If you hate waiting for your smartphone to charge up, relief is coming soon. After some hiccups, Qualcomm's superfast charging technology, called Quick Charge 4, will be in smartphones around the middle of this year.

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Apple’s next iPhones may cut corners on memory due to price squeeze

Apple could cut the capacity of DRAM in its upcoming anniversary iPhones with the rising prices of storage and memory components hitting its profit margins.

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This overclocked EVGA GTX 1050 Ti costs less than reference models

Amazon's offering this factory overclocked GeForce GTX 1050 Ti budget card for just $116 right now.

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Amazon has knocked $30 off the sticker price of AMD's Ryzen 7 1800X processor

Anyone building a new PC should take a look at this deal on the Ryzen 7 1800X.

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Microsoft's cool quantum computing plan embraces cryogenic memory

Microsoft and Rambus are teaming up for the next-generation memory technologies that will accompany quantum computing.

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Prices of SSDs and RAM will crash in 2019, Gartner predicts

Minor relief is in sight next year, when prices of memory and NAND flash will start to gradually decline. But prices will plummet big time in 2019, said Jon Erensen, research director for semiconductors at Gartner.