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Asus unveils new ROG desktops with Ivy Bridge, GTX 680

With Ivy Bridge, Southern Islands and Kepler on the loose, it's a great time to upgrade. Recognizing that fact, Asus has unveiled new enthusiast-grade desktops, the CM6870, CG8270 and CG8580. The first machine is lower specced than the latter two, though it should still hold its own...

Tuesday tech deals: Ivy Bridge desktop $760, 40" HDTV $340

HP offers its Pavilion Elite HPE h8xt (no monitor) for $799.99. Coupon code "DTE8467" cuts it to $759.99. With free shipping, that's $190 off list and the lowest total price we could find for this configuration. It features an Intel Core i7-3770 Ivy Bridge CPU, AMD Radeon HD 7570...

Weekend Open Forum: Your next PC upgrade

With the Radeon HD 7000 series trickling out, Ivy Bridge and Kepler bound for mid-2012 and hard drive prices gradually recovering, it seems a great time to begin plotting your next system upgrade. What parts do you plan to buy in the near future? Need more horsepower, storage or RAM?

AMD shows first working 28nm notebook GPU

AMD teased the first working 28nm notebook GPU to the public today at a media event in San Francisco, California. The chip in question, which is expected to launch as part of the upcoming AMD Radeon HD 7000 series, was…