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Brandon received his first PC, an IBM Aptiva 310, in 1994 and hasn’t looked back since. He cut his teeth on computer building/repair working at a mom and pop computer shop as a plucky teen in the mid 90s and went on to join AnandTech as the Senior News Editor in 1999. Brandon would later help to form DailyTech where he served as Editor-in-Chief from 2008 until 2014. Brandon is a tech geek at heart, and family members always know where to turn when they need free tech support. When he isn’t writing about the tech hardware or studying up on the latest in mobile gadgets, you’ll find him browsing forums that cater to his long-running passion: automobiles.

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"America's Sports" car is getting its most radical makeover in its 60+ years of existence for its 8th generation (C8). The Corvette has always been a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive vehicle, but that all changes for the 2020 model year which sees the car shift to a mid-engine configuration. General Motors has... Read more...
We're on the eve of AMD's big Ryzen 3000 Zen 2 desktop processor launch. By all accounts, AMD looks to have a real winner on its hands, and even Intel is a bit concerned about how much of an impact that its long-time foe will have on the desktop PC market. However, on the laptop side of things, Intel still holds an... Read more...
Updated 7/5/2019 @ 11:14pm AMD has officially confirmed the updated pricing posted in our original article below. AMD was sittin' pretty with its Radeon RX 5700 series of graphics cards which were first announced back in early June. At the time, they were billed as value-priced alternatives to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX... Read more...
Earlier this week, we reported on a smoking deal for a second-generation AMD Ryzen 7 2700X processor, which could be had for a low $199. The Ryzen 7 2700X is AMD's current consumer flagship desktop processor, but it will soon be eclipsed by a slew of more powerful Zen 2-based processors. As a result, prices are... Read more...
AOC is a well-known name when it comes to high performing gaming monitors, and the company is back at it again with the new Agon AG271FZ2 and AG251FZ2, which measure 27 inches and 24.5 inches respectively. The big claim to fame with both of these monitors is an incredibly fast 0.5ms response time. But it doesn't... Read more...
Sony took the unprecedented step of spilling the beans on quite a bit about of information regarding its upcoming PlayStation 5 console more than a year ahead of its official release. In an April interview, Sony revealed that the PS5 will be powered by a 7nm AMD Ryzen 3000 processor along with a 7nm Radeon Navi GPU... Read more...
If you're looking to purchase a new Ryzen processor or a Radeon graphics cards, we've got some good news for you today. AMD has partnered up with Microsoft to gift customers 3 months of Xbox Game Pass for PC with the purchase of qualified hardware. Xbox Game Pass has been available for quite some time for the Xbox... Read more...
The 219 Goodwood Festival of Speed saw the introduction of a gorgeous new supercar that resurrects a legendary nameplate -- De Tomaso. For those not in the know, De Tomaso was an Italian car manufacturer that that was originally founded in 1959, but officially went belly-up earlier this decade. But the company is... Read more...
AMD is just days away from launching its third-generation Ryzen 3000 processors which are based on 7nm Zen 2 architecture. With this in mind, retailers are trying to clear out their existing inventory of second-generation Ryzen processors to make room for new stock. One of those retailers is MicroCenter, which is... Read more...
D-Link is finally coming to terms with a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lawsuit that was brought against it for serious lapses in security in its networking products. The FTC alleged in its lawsuit that D-Link had left its customers vulnerable to hacks by improperly securing its hardware, not following best practices... Read more...
Yesterday, we brought you news of a number of third-party GeForce RTX Super cards from EVGA, MSI and Zotac. Today, we've got another round of cards from ASUS and Gigabyte.  ASUS always goes completely overboard with its product releases, and its GeForce RTX Super lineup is no exception. In fact, the company is... Read more...
AMD is launching its next-generation Navi family of mid-range Radeon consumer gaming cards on July 7th, and we already know quite a bit about the cards. We've seen them from just about every angle and we know all about the specs for the three members of the family along with how much they'll cost. One of things... Read more...
Earlier today, we presented you with our review of the GeForce RTX 2060 Super and GeForce RTX 2070 Super. You can think of both cards as a preemptive strike against the yet-to-be-released Radeon RX 5700, Radeon RX 5700 XT and Radeon RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary Edition.  Although we suggest that you read our review... Read more...
Microsoft's social media accounts having been acting a bit "strange" this morning. On both its official Twitter and Instagram accounts, Microsoft posted a video announcing the "All-New Windows 1.0, with MS-DOS Executive, Clock and more." The video itself starts off showing the current Windows 10 logo, then travels... Read more...
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