ASUS continues its lead in high performance optical storage devices for home / high-end professional storage environments with the release of its SBW-06C1S-U Blu-ray writer.
In early 2009 Garmin and ASUS entered a partnership to co-develop the Garmin-ASUS navigation smartphones. And it looks like the collaboration is ending in January 2011 as Garmin has decided to pull out from the mobile phone market. Update: Official news release to change the current co-brand business modelinside.
Stylish and uniquely crafted to honor the Lamborghini tradition, the new ASUS-Lamborghini VX6 fields powerful NVIDIA ION graphics, a dual-core Intel Atom D525 processor, audio by Bang & Olufsen, and the super-fast USB 3.0 standard.
ASUS unveils two new EAH6800 Series DirectX 11 graphics cards, the EAH6850 DirectCU and EAH6870. With sufficient cooling, both cards can be overclocked for up to 50% performance boost with ASUS’ exclusive Voltage Tweak utility. The EAH6850 DirectCU uses direct heat pipe contact for 20% better cooling performance compared to the reference design. The EAH6800
The Radeon HD 6800 Series is the first of AMD’s second-generation DirectX 11 graphics cards to be released. We have with us the Radeon HD 6870 and HD 6850 from ASUS and XFX. How do they fare against the HD 5850, HD 5870 and NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 460?
ASUS has announced their new O!Play HD2 Media Player, which is touted to be the world’s first such device to sport a USB 3.0 interface for faster data transfers. In addition to the greatly improved transfer speeds brought about by the introduction of USB 3.0, the O!Play HD2 also comes with various other enhancements for
The K10-based Deneb lives on with AMD’s introduction of the new Phenom II X4 970 Black Edition quad core processor, clocked at an impressive 3.5GHz. With its operating frequency and competitive pricing, AMD is gunning for the mainstream performance crown. Join us as we find out if the X4 970 BE has what it takes
The ASUS N series are designed as multimedia entertainment notebook PCs. And the N53Jn is the latest member with Intel Core i5 processor, Nividia’s Optimus technology and audio by Bang & Olfusen ICEpower. VR-Zone checks out how good this machine really is at bringing the multimedia experience.
NVIDIA has released its mainstream DirectX 11 GPU based on the GF106 chipset – GeForce GTS 450. Using an ASUS ENGTS450 DirectCU graphics card, VR-Zone.com takes a look at how the GeForce GTS 450 stacks up against the ATI Radeon HD 5750, and the Radeon HD 5770.
ASUS has a new overclocking and tweaking utility for those with Apple iPhones or iPads. Dubbed the ROG iDirect, this application enables you to monitor your machine and adjust overclocking parameters in real time. Now available on the Apple App Store.
ASUS has announced availability of its latest Eee PC, the 1015PEM. This netbook runs on a dual-core Intel Atom N550 processor, and you can stuff it up with 2GB of DDR3 memory. Also, there’s even support for Bluetooth 3.0.
For their outstanding value proposition comprising superior design quality, innovation, workmanship, material selection, functionality, environmental friendliness, ergonomics and safety, six ASUS products — the NX, N and G (G53 and G73) Series notebooks, Eee PC™ 1016, EeeNote and RT-N56U Black Diamond gigabit router — have snagged iF Design Award China 2010 awards. Read on for
An XtremeSystems forum member has leaked a set of benchmarks for both Nvidia’s reference GTS 450, as well as an overclocked ASUS GTS 450 TOP running at an incredible 925 MHz core, nearly 20% above the stock 783 MHz. The benchmarks leaked are Call of Juarez, Crysis, Far Cry 2, Unigine Heaven and World in
Bulgarian e-tailer IskamPC.com had NVIDIA’s upcoming GeForce GTS 450 listed online momentarily (presumably in error) before removing the listing. Luckily, Fudzilla were able to grab a shot of the ASUS GeForce GTS 450 based before the listing was removed. The card is a non-reference design, with ASUS’s DirectCU cooler. The specifications are identical to the
The ASUS Xonar DG sound card combines Dolby Headphone 5.1 high definition surround with ASUS’ own GX 2.5 gaming audio engine and an onboard headset amplifier to provide accurate and deep audio for gamers.
ASUS has released the RS704DA-E6/PS4 duo-node and RS500A-E6/PS4 servers, based on the dual-socket AMD G34 platform, with the RS704DA-E6/PS4 supporting dual node high volume computing. Equipped with large memories, 80+ power supplies and virtualization applications, these servers provide optimal performance and reliability.
ASUS Republic of Gamers has launched the Rampage III Formula motherboard. Earlier on, ASUS had provided the media with a first look at the board. The Rampage III Formula uses Intel’s X58 Express chipset. It supports the Intel LGA 1366 family of processors, right up to the flagship six-core Core i7-980X Extreme Edition. Other bells and
ASUS has unveiled their new ET2400 All-in-one PC, designed to enhance your entertainment experience. Despite its 23.6-inch Full HD widescreen display, it looks extremely sleek.
It seems that most companies are opting for a two-pronged approach to competing in the tablet market, and ASUS is no exception. In addition to its soon-to-be-launched Windows-based tablet, the company has also announced plans to release an Android version of the Eee Pad.
Bit-tech have scored information and a picture on ASUS’ latest development – a Mini-ITX board based on AMD’s upcoming Fusion APU, Ontario. Currently, most low power CPUs today are equipped with the underwhelming Atom CPU, and NVIDIA ION. Ontario promises to make a major step forward, with CPU performance double that of an Atom, and