All posts tagged "ASUS"

  • Asus P9X79WS makes a brief appearance ahead of launch

    Not entirely unexpected, Asus will be launching a WS or Work Station version of its P9X79 motherboards which is simply called the P9X79WS and the first picture of the new board has now appeared online. This model shares some basic design elements with the Pro and Deluxe boards, but it's pretty clear that it's not

  • ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime’s specifications unveiled

    At the AsiaD: All Things Digital event in Hong Kong few weeks ago, ASUS chairman Johnny Shih showcased the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime which claims to be the world’s first tablet to incorporate NVIDIA Tegra quad-core mobile processor. Well, it looks like the specifications of the Eee Pad Transformer Prime are officially out.

  • Review: ASUS O!Play Mini Plus

    Smart TV is all the rage and if you want to get in on the trend you may end up ditching a fairly new LCD TV to do so. Thankfully, there are companies like ASUS out there that have a solution – ASUS O!Play Mini Plus.

  • ASUS Eee Slate and Zenbook land in Singapore

    This afternoon, ASUS Singapore unveiled the highly anticipated Zenbook that features a sleek and stylish design, boasts two-seconds always instant on and SonicMaster technology for superb audio experience. The company also launched the ASUS Eee Slate B121 tablet, designed for both consumers and small businesses.

  • 3-way AMD A75/A55 Llano motherboard shootout

    Today we take a look at three different Llano boards through the entire range of the AMD Fusion Lynx platform. The Asus F1A75-V Pro, Gigabyte A75M-UD2H and ECS A55F-A are put under the microscope and through the tests to determine not only which comes out on top, but also which fits your needs best.

  • Asus’ Transformer Prime benchmarked?

    We've already seen a glimpse of the internals of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime and now it seems like benchmark numbers have leaked, in a very peculiar way. An Android benchmark called AnTuTu Benchmark got updated to version 2.4.2 and the company behind the benchmark has included numbers for the Transformer Prime for comparative

  • Asus launches feature packed 11.6-inch U24E notebook in Japan

    When it comes to notebooks, Japan seems to be getting all the cool models and now Asus has gone and launched a new 11.6-inch notebook in Japan and no, it's not another Ultrabook, as the U24E features a full-fat CPU, yet still manages to weigh in at 1.5kg. This is the reason why Ultrabooks are

  • Asus’ Transformer Prime gets undressed, reveals Tegra 3

    The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) had kindly posted pictures of the guts of Asus’ upcoming Transformer Prime tablet, since if you want to sell a device in the US; it has to pass through the stringent testing of the FCC. As such, we now know not only what Nvidia’s Tegra 3 chip for tablets look

  • First Looks: ASUS P9X79 Pro & Deluxe – Mainstream Boards, High End Features

    Completing our three part Asus X79 Motherboard series roundup is the mainstream P9X79 Pro and P9X79 Deluxe. Like the Sabertooth X79 and the ROG Rampage IV Extreme, both boards did not compromise on implementing full 8 slots of DDR3 memory expansion, and every inch of their PCB is packed with quality components for lasting reliability and

  • First Looks: ASUS TUF Sabertooth X79 – Stay Cool, Be TUF

    Yesterday, we previewed the resplendent ASUS ROG Rampage IV Extreme, which is targeted at the hardcore overclocking enthusiast segment. In the second of a three part ASUS X79 motherboard series, we turn our voyuering periscope to a mainstream offering – the desert camouflage themed TUF Sabertooth X79!

  • ASUS confirms Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade on Eee Pad family

    With the announcement of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Taiwanese company ASUS has also confirmed that the new mobile operating system would be available on their line of Eee Pad family. However, no exact dates have been released yet.

  • First Looks: ASUS ROG Rampage IV Extreme (Intel X79) – Hardcore is back!

    In the first of a three part Asus X79 Motherboard series, we introduce to our readers the flagship ASUS Republic of Gamers Rampage IV Extreme. Built and tuned by a world-class team of perfectionist engineers and megahertz thirsty overclockers from the ROG team, this new Rampage could turn out to be one of the all-time

  • ASUS showcases Eee Pad Transformer Prime at AsiaD

    At the AsiaD: All Things Digital event in Hong Kong, ASUS chairman Johnny Shih talked about the Ultrabook and also showcased the new Eee Pad Transformer Prime Android tablet. The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime claims to be the world’s first tablet to incorporate Project Kal-El, NVIDIA’s next-generation quad-core Tegra mobile processor.

  • Asus teases the Eee Pad Transformer 2 tablet

    In a short 22 second video posted on YouTube, Asus has revealed the first glimpse of its upcoming Eee Pad Transformer 2 tablet which is rumoured to be powered by Nvidia's upcoming quad core Tegra 3 SoC. The video doesn't really give away much in terms of details and as a teaser it sure has

  • Exclusive Preview of Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Dual-Band Router

    VR-Zone was among the few that was granted with an exclusive preview of the upcoming high performance Broadcom powered dual-band 450Mbps wireless router from Asus. The Asus RT-N66U was first seen a while back in January during the last CES. Look inside for a quick tour.

  • Lenovo becomes second largest PC maker, Asus enters fifth place

    Despite all the concerns about the PC industry and the general downturn once more in the economy, it looks like the PC industry is going strong, well, at least mostly so. According to the latest data from Gartner and IDC, the PC industry grew by between 3.2 and 3.6 percent in the third quarter this

  • ASUS ZENBOOK UX31 Review

    The success of the thin, ultraportable Apple MacBook Air has indirectly prompted Intel to envision how notebook computer of the future should be like. And that notebook computer is the new Ultrabook which was recently launched by various manufacturers.

  • Asus launches USB 3.0 speed booster, UASP support for ASMedia

    So far we've only seen performance boosting software for USB 3.0 data transfer from ASRock, but now Asus has launched its own take, alongside a set of new drivers for ASMedia's USB 3.0 host controllers which adds UASP support. We did a quick and dirty speed test with the new drivers to see if there

  • Asus set to revamp its router line-up

    With the mostly disappointing AMD news today, we figured we'd post some more positive news, well, that is if you care at all about routers. Asus is getting ready to revamp its entire router product range and it seems like the company got really fond of its "Black Diamond" series design as we're looking at

  • Asus launches the Zenbook UX21 and UX31

    It's been over four months since Asus first showed off its Ultrabook back at Computex, but the company has finally launched the UX21 and UX31 under the slightly odd Zenbook name. Presumably it has something to do with the low noise levels of Ultrabooks, but we're not sure it's the most memorable name Asus could've