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At Least 19 Tornadoes Touch Down From Texas to Minnesota

A powerful storm system stretching from Texas to Minnesota brought flash flood warnings early Sunday after kicking up at least 19 damaging tornadoes …

Asus launches powerhouse gaming laptop with Nvidia’s 1080 GPU inside | Trusted Reviews

<b>Asus has launched a new – and seriously powerful – version of the G701 gaming laptop.</b><p>The new Asus ROG G701VI is the latest effort of Asus’ gaming …

Intel Corporation

Which desktop PC should I buy for working from home?

I’m looking to purchase a tower PC for working from home, ideally for less than £500. It must have a processor fast enough to manage my work across multiple Excel spreadsheets, as well as running Microsoft Word and Google Chrome at the same time. At the moment, I am using an old laptop with two …

Computer Hardware

Best PC hardware list (Winter 2016) | ZDNet

CPU - Intel Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition<p>Intel's new Core i7-6950X Extreme Edition is a 3.0GHz (3.5GHz with Turbo Boost) desktop CPU, and is the …

Best GTX 1080: 6 cards tested for overclocking and performance | Trusted Reviews

<b>We’ve gathered six of Nvidia’s finest GTX 1080s and tested them for performance, overclocking, noise and design.</b><p>The GTX 1080 wowed the gaming world …

MSI Upgrades Its Aegis and Nightblade PCs with Intel’s Kaby Lake CPUs

MSI this month upgraded its whole lineup of gaming desktops with 7th generation Intel Core Kaby Lake processors as well as newer motherboards …

Nvidia stops promotional game resales by tying codes to hardware

GeForce Experience performs "a hardware verification step" to stop resold codes.<p>Graphics card maker Nvidia is putting a stop to the resale of bundled …

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Graphics Card Expected TO Be Unveiled At GDC 2017

It seems that NVIDIA may look to try and steal a little of AMD’s limelight next week when AMD officially unveils its new Ryzen desktop processors on …

How Benchmarks Work and When You Should Pay Attention to Them

When you’re buying a new gadget, you want the fastest, most powerful one you can get for your money. Benchmarks can help you figure out what devices …

Computer Hardware

Nvidia Reveals Beastly $1,200 Graphics Card with Mac Support

Nvidia announced a new flagship graphics card on Thursday — the $1,200 Titan Xp. Now, normally, the unveiling of a powerful new graphics card is more …

Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti review: The fastest graphics card, again

If you're interested in viable 4K gaming, then open up your wallet and buy one.<p>Specs at a glance: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Ti<p>CUDA CORES<p>3584<p>TEXTURE …

How to build a console: our ultimate living room game machine DIY guide

Introduction<p>The PC is, hands-down, the best gaming platform on earth. With the incredible hardware available, you can build a gaming PC that will …

Some rumors emerge about Intel’s Skylake-X and Kaby Lake-X processors

Intel’s latest CPUs have made their way successfully to a new generation of mobile PCs, including a variety of 2-in-1s and traditional notebooks. …

Computer Hardware

18 people who have no idea how to use a computer

Just because you own a fancy laptop doesn't mean you're very tech savvy.<p>From horrifying computer deaths to disgusting motherboards covered in a …

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Sinkhole in SF’s SoMa partially swallows truck

A sinkhole that developed Friday in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco partially swallowed a truck-and-trailer rig and disrupted morning commute traffic, officials said.<p>The sinkhole, measuring about 5 feet wide by 14 feet long, was discovered around 6:20 a.m. on Seventh and Townsend …

Storm causes floods, blackouts in New Zealand's biggest city | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A powerful storm caused flooding, landslides and blackouts in New Zealand on Sunday, leaving thousands of homes without power, emergency services officials said.<p>Rescue workers assist stranded people from floodwaters in the Auckland suburb of New Lynn in New Zealand, March 12, …

Two years after the earthquake, why has Nepal failed to recover?

Two years after the devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal, the country is struggling to bounce back. Nearly 70% of the affected people still live …

City Politics

LSU plans to euthanize tiger mascot after tests show cancer spreading

Cancer has spread in Mike the Tiger, the LSU live mascot, the university announced.<p>Mike VI, a Bengal-Siberian mix, was diagnosed with spindle cell …

Two Aliquippa (Pa.) football players charged in murder of 16-year-old boy

#BREAKING: Teenager identified as shooter in death of 16-year-old in Aliquippa turns himself in https://t.co/T7TGUH94E9 pic.twitter.com/kbWdoDAIsh<p>— …

Crime

Patriots tried to trade for Browns WR Terrelle Pryor

NESN’s Doug Kyed is coming in with the high heat as we head towards Sunday’s showdown between the New England Patriots and the Cleveland Browns. …

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