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Computex 2012 News Roundup

Computex 2012 News Roundup


Computex 2012 News Roundup

Computex 2012 News Highlights
Red Level 10 M Mouse by Thermaltake and BMW DesignUSA Seen at Computex 2012 (Updated)

Red Level 10 M Mouse by Thermaltake and BMW DesignUSA Seen at Computex 2012 (Updated)

NEWS / 05 Sep 2012

Seeing red? Thermaltake and BMWDesignUSA revealed their red Level 10 M gaming mouse during their press conference at Computex 2012. This brought the total number of color variations of the gaming mouse to four!

Rumor: AMD to Commence Production of Next-Gen FX CPUs in Q3 (Update)

Rumor: AMD to Commence Production of Next-Gen FX CPUs in Q3 (Update)

NEWS / 17 Jul 2012

AMD is rumored to be producing its second generation FX CPUs based on "Piledriver" architecture. The new architecture is purported to deliver a performance boost of 15 percent over the Bulldozer-based CPUs, a 5 percent improvement over its earlier estimated performance boost.

ASUS Reveals the Next Gen 802.11ac RT-AC66U Dual-Band Router (Updated!)

ASUS Reveals the Next Gen 802.11ac RT-AC66U Dual-Band Router (Updated!)

NEWS / 25 Jun 2012

The RT-AC66U, coupled with exclusive ASUS AiRadar signal amplification and shaping technology, is perfect for demanding online applications as it is able to operate up to three times faster than existing 802.11n routers. The RT-AC66U is also an integral component of ASUS' Open Cloud Computing service.

Sights & Sounds of Computex 2012

Sights & Sounds of Computex 2012

FEATURE / 11 Jun 2012

As we roundup our coverage of Computex 2012, here are other interesting gadgets and sights we saw from the show floor along with what all of you've been waiting for... the booth babes!

Computex 2012: The Gigabyte Connection

Computex 2012: The Gigabyte Connection

FEATURE / 11 Jun 2012

As one of the "Big Three" in hardware computing, Gigabyte has a couple of major announcements and new product releases at Computex 2012. Here's a roundup of the latest from Gigabyte.

Computex 2012: A Roundup from MSI

Computex 2012: A Roundup from MSI

FEATURE / 11 Jun 2012

Despite the winds of change sweeping through the computing landscape as consumers place more emphasis on form and user experience, MSI's strong roots in this industry have only helped it adapt to the modern and more demanding users. We find out some of their new initiatives and products leading the charge from Computex.

A Gallery of AMD FM2 Socket Based Motherboards Seen at Computex 2012

A Gallery of AMD FM2 Socket Based Motherboards Seen at Computex 2012

FEATURE / 11 Jun 2012

AMD's Trinity APUs for the desktop market won't hit retail till late this year, but almost every major motherboard vendor has FM2 socket based motherboards all lined up and ready to go. Here's a quick roundup of the various Socket FM2 equipped motherboards from Computex.

ASUS Launches First Thunderbolt Add-On Card - The ThunderboltEX

ASUS Launches First Thunderbolt Add-On Card - The ThunderboltEX

FEATURE / 10 Jun 2012

The long awaited Thunderbolt expansion card from ASUS has finally launched and we managed to take a closer look at this speedy connectivity option and which motherboards are applicable.

ASUS Xonar Phoebus Sound Card Set Projects 'Cone of Clarity'

ASUS Xonar Phoebus Sound Card Set Projects 'Cone of Clarity'

NEWS / 10 Jun 2012

The new Xonar Phoebus gaming sound card's dedicated control box helps 'project an area of clarity' with its dual noise cancelling microphone arrays that can reduce ambient noise by up to 50 percent. Check out how it works.

Freescale's 12-Axis Sensor Platform for Windows 8

Freescale's 12-Axis Sensor Platform for Windows 8

NEWS / 10 Jun 2012

To support the growing Windows 8 ecosystem, Freescale has developed a new 12-axis sensor platform that's designed exclusively to work with the new OS. Offering better control, power savings and cost effectiveness in a highly integrated package, we check it out at Computex 2012.

MSI Set to Debut MPower Series Motherboards and More at Computex (Updated)

MSI Set to Debut MPower Series Motherboards and More at Computex (Updated)

NEWS / 10 Jun 2012

On top of the MPower series motherboards, MSI will also be showcasing the Big Bang-XPower II, AMD FM2-series, as well as the Z77A-GD80 and Z77A-GD65.

Unique MSI Gaming Notebook GX60 Spotted at Computex 2012

Unique MSI Gaming Notebook GX60 Spotted at Computex 2012

NEWS / 10 Jun 2012

At Computex, we spotted a unique gaming notebook, the MSI GX60 that features an A10-4600M APU with an AMD Radeon 7970M GDDR5 GPU. Read on to find out more about this interesting piece of hardware!

The Future of Charging - Freescale Demos Wireless Charging Technology

The Future of Charging - Freescale Demos Wireless Charging Technology

FEATURE / 09 Jun 2012

Ever wondered if you could ditch that power charging brick? In about 5 years or so, that could become a reality with wireless charging capabilities thanks to the players involved in the Wireless Power Consortium like Freescale. We share with you some demonstrations from Freescale.

NZXT Cryo V60 'Bladeless Fan' Notebook Cooler Revealed

NZXT Cryo V60 'Bladeless Fan' Notebook Cooler Revealed

NEWS / 09 Jun 2012

The Dyson fan inspired Cryo V60 notebook cooler uses vortex fans and directs air through circular channels within the chassis to generate the required air flow to cool a notebook via a thin air outlet ring.

NZXT’s Hue RGB LED Controller Adds Color to Your Chassis on the Cheap

NZXT’s Hue RGB LED Controller Adds Color to Your Chassis on the Cheap

NEWS / 09 Jun 2012

If you're looking for ways to jazz up the innards of your PC affordably, look out for NZXT's upcoming Hue - an RGB LED controller kit that's easy to setup and simple to use.