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Launching on January 1, 2011, the new site design, TR 3.0 rolled out. Offering a completely new layout and two user switchable colors, blue and white.
 
On September 8, 2011 Scott posted an article titled "Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking".<ref>{{cite web|url=http://techreport.com/review/21516/inside-the-second-a-new-look-at-game-benchmarking|title=Inside the second: A new look at game benchmarking|work=techreport.com}}</ref> This showed GPU manufactures and gamers that frames per second(FPS) are not the only thing that matters in "smooth" gameplay, but frame latency has a big part. This encouraged the GPU manufactures to focus on keeping frame latency down across game play through heavy edits to their drivers.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://forumwww.beyond3dextremetech.com/threadsgaming/on154089-techreportsafter-framealmost-latency20-measurementyears-andgpu-whybenchmarking-gamersis-shouldmoving-care.53455/#postpast-1678305frames-per-second|title=OnAfter TechReport'salmost frame20 latencyyears, measurementGPU andbenchmarking whyis gamersmoving shouldpast careframes per second|work=beyond3d.comExtremetech}}</ref>
 
On December 2, 2015 Scott Wasson, the founder and Editor-In-Chief stepped down as he accepted a role in AMD's graphics division.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://techreport.com/blog/29390/into-a-new-era|title=Into a new era|work=techreport.com}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|last1=Smith|first1=Ryan|title=Scott Wasson Announces His Retirement from The Tech Report|url=https://www.anandtech.com/show/9832/scott-wasson-announces-his-retirement-from-the-tech-report|accessdate=22 March 2018|publisher=Anandtech|date=3 December 2015}}</ref> Wasson subsequently sold the company in March 2018 to Adam Eiberger, the Tech Report's business manager.<ref>{{cite news|last1=Kampman|first1=Jeff|title=The Tech Report secures an independent future|url=https://techreport.com/blog/33308/the-tech-report-secures-an-independent-future|accessdate=22 March 2018|publisher=Tech Report|date=28 February 2018}}</ref>