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Asus ROG G20 gaming desktop

Asus teases a host of PC-gaming products, including a potential Steam Machine

Products include small form-factor desktops, a gaming laptop, and several new components

Crazy ASRock motherboards support 6 graphics cards for hardcore Bitcoin mining

Bitcoin's street price is surging, and even mainstream PC makers are scrambling to make money off the gold rush.

Despite patches, Supermicro's IPMI firmware is far from secure, researchers say

The Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) implementation found in motherboards from server manufacturer Supermicro suffers from serious vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to remotely compromise the management controllers in servers that use them.

Bring on the 20Gbps speeds: Asus announces world's first Thunderbolt 2 motherboard

You think USB 3.0's 5Gbps transfer speeds are fast? Thunderbolt 2 is FOUR TIMES FASTER.


Intel's first 'open-source PC' on sale for $199

Intel's first "open-source PC," is a bare-bones computer aimed hobbyists looking to construct their own computer and some software developers.

Intel Mobo

Intel exits the desktop motherboard business to focus on new form factors

Intel will stop selling Intel branded desktop motherboards after Haswell. So what are the implications for traditional desktop PCs?