Google's Pixel smartphones get scrutinized
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Flagship price but no performance to match

Back when it appeared that Google was finally going head to head with flagship offerings from other companies, including Samsung's Galaxy smartphone or even Apple's iPhone it seems the firm has a long way to go.

ADATA announces XPG SX8000 M.2 gaming SSD
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In 2280 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 NVMe interface

ADATA has announced its  XPG series SX8000 SSD, which will be based on the Silicon Motion controller, 3D MLC NAND and use the standard 2280 M.2 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe interface.

Google officially unveils Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones
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Says final goodbye to affordable Nexus smartphones

Google has now severed its connection to the affordable Nexus lineup as it has  unveiled two  premium smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL.

Nvidia GP107 GPU pictured on GTX 1050 Ti
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Small GP107 GPU rumored to be made by Samsung

After the performance leak, it was only a matter of time before someone took a picture of either the GTX 1050 or GTX 1050 Ti. Earlier this week, a set GTX 1050 Ti PCB pictures revealed a smaller GP107 GPU, which also added fuel to recent rumors that it might be the first GPU made on Samsung's 14nm manufacturing process.

Gigabyte unveils Geforce GTX 1080 Turbo OC graphics card
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Using a blower-style cooler 

Gigabyte said it will release a new Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card that will be use a Gigabyte-colored blower-style cooler but also features a decent factory overclock, the  GTX 1080 Turbo OC 8G.

EVGA offers free PowerLink with Geforce 10-series graphics cards
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Limited time offer

EVGA has launched a rather sweet limited-time promotion, giving away a free EVGA PowerLink with all registered EVGA Geforce GTX 10-series graphics cards.

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti allegedly launching at CES 2017
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Based on cut-down GP102 Pascal GPU

Nvidia has already announced that it will have some major announcements at the CES 2017 and it appears that the GP102-based GTX 1080 Ti could be a part of that keynote.

Corsair announces new Dominator Platinum DDR4 Special Edition kits
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Limited Edition numbered kits in Chrome and Blackout finish

Corsair has announced its new Dominator Platinum Special Edition DDR4 memory kits that will be available in a limited edition and two versions, with mirror finish Chrome and brushed aluminum Blackout heatsinks. 

Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti performance leaks
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Performance level of GTX 960 at lower TDP 

We have already seen most of the specifications for Nvidia's upcoming entry-level GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics cards but now we have some of the first performance details regarding the faster GTX 1050 Ti, which should provide performance similar to the earlier available Maxwell-based Geforce GTX 960, but at a much lower TDP.

Toshiba unveils value-oriented OCZ TL100 SSD series
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Available only in 120GB and 240GB capacities

Toshiba has announced its new OCZ TL100 SSD series that will be using both a Toshiba controller as well as Toshiba TLC NAND.