So far Asus has been very secretive about one feature of its upcoming Maximums V Formula R.O.G. motherboard and even covered up part of the motherboard when showing off the board at various events. VR-Zone can now exclusively reveal what the hidden feature is and we've also found out that Asus will be offering two
G.Skill has organized a "World-Class Overclocking Invitational" at their Nangang booth during the Computex Taipei 2012 show days, featuring international superstars like Kingp|n and Elmor from leading manufacturers ASUS, MSI, Gigabyte and EVGA.
There have been a fair bit of rumours about a Google Nexus tablet going around as of lately and now some more detailed rumours have appeared. The 7-inch Nexus tablet is aid to be produced by Asus and it's expected to start shipping next month.
ASUS unveiled the PadFone and PadFone Station at Mobile World Congress in February this year. Today, the Taiwanese company has announced that the PadFone and PadFone Station will go on retail from 2 June next month, and exclusive to local teleco StarHub.
We evaluate two new flagship Z77 motherboards targeting different price points - ASUS's P8Z77-V Premium billed as a feature packed, four-way GPU capable workhorse while MSI opted for a more understated approach with their Z77A-GD80. Both of them feature a debuting Intel 'Cactus Ridge' Thunderbolt controller, which we will cover quite extensively in this piece.
It's easy to forget that the LGA-1155 platform is also home to Intel's E3-series of Xeon processors and Intel recently updated its entire E3-series of Xeon's to Ivy Bridge. To go along with the new CPUs Intel also released a new chipset, the C216 and Asus has produced a new motherboard based on this chipset
A little bit earlier than we anticipated, Asus has unveiled not one, but two Thunderbolt equipped motherboards, the previously seen P8Z77-V Premium as well as the P8Z77-V Pro/Thunderbolt. The latter of the two is quite similar to the P8Z77-V Pro, although with some minor differences and of course a price tag that should be a
If you live in a country with DVB-T terrestrial digital TV, then Asus' new O!Play Media Pro set-top box might be of interest to you, as beyond being a DVB-T tuner with EPG support, it's also a media player that supports just about every format you can throw at it. On top of that, it will
We've been covering the GTX 680 since day one with our reviews of several different cards. Today we're doing something a little different. We're going to have a look at the competitive scene benchmarking performance of the GTX 680 using a cascade cooled Ivy Bridge i7-3770K on an ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe. Zotac have kindly provided
We're far from sold on Asus' range of desktop systems and its R.O.G. series has yet to really impress, but the new CG8580 does at least have some pretty decent specs to say the least. This time around Asus has pulled out all the stops and gone with an Ivy Bridge CPU, a GeForce GTX
Nvidia's upcoming GeForce GTX 670 is only days away from launching and VR-Zone has managed to scoop a couple of exclusive pictures of two of Asus' upcoming cards. The two models are the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II and DirectCU II TOP and although at first the two appear to be identical there are some
Mini-ITX motherboards are stripped down variants of their full sized counterparts, doing away with non-essential expansion options and using "good enough" components. In recent times ASUS has dabbled in small form factor systems with great success – their Republic of Gamers GENE series of mATX motherboards has a cult following of enthusiast builders. The P8Z77-I Deluxe, paired
When it comes to professional monitors, brands like Eizo, Mitsubishi and NEC springs to mind, but Asus is trying to make some room for its range of ProArt displays in this high-margin market space. The latest addition is the PA2428Q which is an updated version of the PA246Q and carries on the tradition of using
Cynically speaking, Z77 motherboards are just refined versions of their P67/Z68 predecessors, giving motherboard vendors a chance to build on on existing innovations and eradicate notorious design flaws, particularly in the UEFI BIOS firmware and electrical engineering department. Today we review a refined and feature packed offering in ASUS's P8Z77-V Deluxe, and run benchmarks with an
If you like many others have found Asus' range of P8Z77-V motherboards a bit on the expensive side, then the new P8Z77-V LK and P8Z77-V LX models might be what you've been waiting for, as both of these just announced models will end up just below the P8Z77-V LE in Asus' range of Z77 motherboards.
Remember that new Asus Z77 motherboard we reported about the other day? It appears that the P8Z77-V Premium is almost ready for launch, as now a collection of much more detailed pictures have made an appearance online, courtesy of a subsidiary Asus website, although since then the pictures have been pulled.
Apparently Asus is planning on launching an even more feature packed and expensive P8Z77-V motherboard model above the Deluxe that should be known as the Premium. In a video by Anandtech the motherboard is shown for about half of the 40 minute long video, yet never really spoken about in any detail.
ASUS took the bog standard 4-phase Geforce GTX 680 design, re-engineered the PCB with more power juice and then slapped on their iconic triple-slot DirectCU II cooler to cool the sucker down. The transformation results in a graphics card primed for hardcore enthusiasts to break world records with ease.
If you had your eyes set on ASUS' Transformer Prime but find the price point to be a wee bit too hefty, you might wish to pounce on the slightly lower spec'd Transformer TF300 which is supposedly becoming available from as early as April 22nd according to a fresh pre-order listing appearing over at Amazon.
Eee Pad Transformer Prime owners rejoice. ASUS Singapore has announced that it will offer the external GPS extension kit for their Android tablet, for free.