In tandem with the launch of G.Skill’s latest high speed memory kits optimized for the Haswell platform, the memory maker invited pro-overclockers from around the world to participate in a live OC showcase at their Computex booth. At the end of the week, six benchmark/frequency world records were achieved with the help of their TridentX
Gigabyte took us on a full two-hour walkthrough long of their exclusive Computex showcase on the 36th floor of the iconic Taipei 101 tower. Here are some of the highlights…
Hardware isn’t the only thing on show at Computex…
Lenovo is reportedly getting ready to roll out a new series of Windows-based tablets. The MIIX family will include a fairly modest 10-inch model, but also an 8-incher that could run Windows 8.1 out the box.
MSI is rolling out what they claim to be the world’s first All-In-One Gaming series PC. Say hello to gaming in a new, previously unthought of desktop PC dimensions. All-In-One PCs are in now. They consume less space, integrate touch displays, people like them, what else? Perhaps the price is a bit too steep, but
Intel readies their next-generation 22nm based Atom products aimed at tablets, Smartphones and 2-in-1 devices. Bay Trail will come fully integrated with global 4G LTE support. Intel has announced more than just their new Haswell Core processors at this year’s extremely eventful COMPUTEX. Introducing ‘Bay Trail’, featuring dual and quad core processors based Intel’s latest
Just when you thought Samsung was done spewing out half a dozen of Galaxy S4 variants, you have another one. Intel’s mobile keynote slide had a device we were least not-at-all expecting, the Galaxy S4. So what if Samsung is using an Intel SoC in their newest Galaxy Tab 3, does that warrant for another
Following with their new-found strategy of a yearly refresh, AMD announced the successor to their popular Trinity based APUs. Say hello to Richland folks. AMD has been working on their “Fusion” project for quite a long time. After years of delay, the troubled company finally launched their first-generation APU or Accelerated Processing Unit models with
At COMPUTEX 2013, Sony announced their new Ultrabooks and Hybrid laptops. Introducing the VAIO 11 Pro, the VAIO 13 Pro Ultrabooks and the Hybrid VAIO Duo 13. Sony VAIO 11 and VAIO 13 Pro The VAIO 11 and VAIO 13 Ultrabooks by Sony aim to replace the well established VAIO Z series from 2012. Both laptops are incredibly light,
Dell refreshes its 2012 lineup with new internals based on Intel’s newest 4th generation Core processors based on Haswell microarchitecture. The refresh hits their XPS 8500 desktop, the XPS 27 all-in-one and XPS 12 Ultrabook. After already having unveiled its Lenovo Yoga inspired XPS 11 yesterday, Dell has announced the refresh of its existing products
With the quad-core Haswell already out in the wild, it’s time for the cheaper and more value oriented dual-core Haswell processors to show their face. Intel had lifted the embargo on quad-core Haswell back on Saturday, with the embargo on dual-c0re SKUs lifted off today. Here’s a quick round-up of the various dual-core lineups that Intel
Qualcomm announced the newest addition to their Snapdragon 400 family, the MSM8926 SoC. Qualcomm’s new SKU comes with quad-core ARM Cortex A7 CPUs and features built-in LTE. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 chipsets are targeted at mid-range devices such as the HTC First or the Sony Xperia L, or even the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. This new
Acer announced its next-generation Ultrabooks based on Intel’s new Haswell Core processors. While the Aspire S7 is the successor to 2012′s flagship, the Aspire S3 is a relatively more affordable than the flagship.
ASUS expanded its Transformer line-up today by announcing the Transformer Pad Infinity and the unique new Transformer Pad Trio. ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity The Transformer Pad Infinity is a unique tablet. It holds the title for the world’s first product to be announced with Nvidia’s (troubled and massively delayed) Tegra 4 chipset. ASUS CEO Jerry
ASUS has unveiled three new products today, all belonging to the tablet category, all very exciting. Say hello to the budget MeMo Pad HD 7, the Intel Atom powered MeMo Pad FHD 10 and the 6-inch FonePad Note. ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 The ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 is the successor to 2012′s low-cost
Seagate, world leader in storage solutions, announced the launch of its thinnest hard disk drives ever. Introducing the Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD, this 2.5-inch drive is stunningly slim at just 5mm and doesn’t cost an arm and a leg either. Originally demonstrated back in September, Seagate’s latest and greatest HDD solutions for laptops is just
Billion-dollar company and the driver behind 90% smartphones, ARM unveils its newest Cortex A12 CPU architecture and Mali-T622 mid-range GPU. Smartphones and tablets have sold like never before. With 300 million of ARM powered devices sold in 2010 and a projected 2 billion in 2015, the company is trying to capitalize on the situation and
After much teasing, Acer has finally gone official with their Iconia W3 Windows 8 tablet, also the world’s first 8-inch tablet running Microsoft’s OS. About a month ago, we had reported of an 8-inch Acer branded Windows 8 tablet that had popped up on Amazon. Well, the very same tablet is now officially the world’s
Judging from the products line-up from AVEXIR at this year's COMPUTEX, it appears they are well endowned to be one of the leading memory players in the enthusiasts market along side with Taiwan based G.Skill, TeamGroup and GeIL. Later part of this year, they will focus on pushing their own brand memories instead where
VR-Zone was invited to a tour of ECS' headquarters in Taipei and an interview with ECS vice-president David Chien. Read on for pictures and an interesting Q&A session!