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I’ll be the first to admit, I had no history with AnandTech before I joined. It was by sheer chance, meeting one of the writers at an overclocking event, that led me to first become a reader, then a writer, to what has become my career in journalism. If you’re new to AnandTech then welcome! It’s been my home for over a decade, where we’ve always had the goal of pushing the boundaries for all things technical and engineering-related. For all the old hands - I know many of you work at the companies we report on around the industry, and we’ve been forever glad for your continued support and interactions. Long may it continue, especially in an industry that is slowly consolidating...

The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Round 2

When we reviewed Motorola's Xoom, all that was available was the $799 3G version. Since then Motorola has released a more affordable $599 WiFi only edition with 32GB of...

2395 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/19/2011

The Motorola Xoom Giveaway, Round 1

When we reviewed Motorola's Xoom, all that was available was the $799 3G version. Since then Motorola has released a more affordable $599 WiFi only edition with 32GB of...

3354 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/15/2011

MSI Sandy Bridge Notebook Winner

First I want to thank everyone who entered and MSI for suppling a GT680R Sandy Bridge notebook for the contest. And second, I'd like to congratulate AT reader gamefreakgcb...

47 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/14/2011

MSI Giveaway: GT680R Sandy Bridge Notebook

I've been working with MSI for nearly as long as AnandTech has been around. So when MSI came to us with a giveaway opportunity we jumped on it. The...

4685 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/8/2011

Correction: OCZ Vertex 3 Random Read Performance Data

A huge thanks goes out to AnandTech reader Andrei and some very attentive Xtreme Systems forum members. I just got an email pointing me to this thread where one...

50 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/2/2011

Want to Write for AnandTech?

Last year we put out our first ever public Call for Writers. Over the past year we've added many new faces to AnandTech and we're looking to do it...

57 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/16/2010

AnandTech 2010 Server Upgrade: The Memory

A couple of months ago we shared with you the CPUs that are going into our new server farm. We've actually started physically installing the machines (hence the brief...

69 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/28/2010

A Favor, Share your AnandTech Stories

I've been out in California for the past week for IDF, followed by some extra meetings with the usual suspects: AMD, Intel and NVIDIA. The information I gained from...

109 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/17/2010

WD VelociRaptor 600GB now in SSD Bench

We've had great feedback to the launch of GPU Bench and Bench in general - I'd like to extend a personal thank you to everyone who took the time...

13 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/15/2010

Ask and You Shall Receive: GPU Bench is Live

One day I got the bright idea to benchmark the living crap out of everything I could find. What resulted was a huge Excel sheet of CPU performance results...

70 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 8/12/2010

Son of Intel Employee Missing, AT Reader Help Requested

A friend of mine who works at Intel emailed me asking for my help in this. Kyron Horman, the son of an Intel employee, has gone missing. The report...

47 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/8/2010

Giveaways and I'm Off to Spain

I want to publicly congratulate Mr. King of Jamaica Plain, MA for winning our 13th Anniversary Giveaway. He should be receiving his brand new Gulftown system shortly and hopefully...

23 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 5/10/2010

AnandTech 13th Anniversary Giveaway: Intel/iBuypower Core i7 980X System

Thirteen years ago I put up the first version of Anand's Hardware Tech Page on Geocities. I had no reviews, no news, no analysis - nothing. Just a promise...

3272 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/26/2010

AnandTech 2010 Beta - Update

It's now been nearly a month since we launched the biggest redesign in AnandTech history. Monday we'll be celebrating our 13 year anniversary and it'll start with our most...

64 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/24/2010

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