Desktop Systems Guide
Apple rumored to be prepping OS X Yosemite for a late October launch alongside new iMacs and MacBooks
Rumors indicate that Apple will be launching OS X Yosemite in late October alongside new iMacs and MacBooks that will presumably have 4k displays.
Gigabyte has refreshed the Brix Mini-PC series with its new Brix Gaming PC kit. Powered by a 4th gen Intel Core Haswell processor, with a NVIDIA GTX 760 graphics chip, the system is touted as a compact D-I-Y kit to address the graphical compute needs of gamers and designers alike.
Apple today introduced a new and cheaper entry-level iMac. Starting at just S$1,488, the 21.5-inch iMac features a 1.4 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost Speeds up to 2.7 GHz, Intel HD 5000 graphics, 8GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive.
ECS showcases the LIVA, their full-featured sub-$200 Bay Trail mini PC at Computex 2014 and brings out the lighter side of casemodding.
Intel's senior VP and GM, Kirk Skaugen, told us today that the company is collaborating with display partners like Samsung to make 4K displays more affordable for consumers. We can expect to see quality yet affordable 4K displays by this year end's holiday shopping season.
Samsung has begun mass production of its new 3D V-NAND flash memory, which has better write endurance and is more power-efficient than current-gen flash memory.
As part of ASUS’ ROG announcements today, two new small form factor desktop systems were announced. The high-end G20 and ultra-compact GR8, which are both powered by Intel processors and NVIDIA GPUs, and will be compatible with SteamOS.
At Computex 2014, Zotac is showcasing a quartet of new Zbox C-series Nano Mini PCs that combine a new fan-less chassis with a choice of AMD A6 APU, 4th gen Intel Core i3, i5, or Celeron processors.
Dell has introduced its latest Inspiron 14 and 15 3000 Series laptops, Inspiron 14 and 15 5000 Series laptops, and its Inspiron 20 3000 Series and 23 5000 Series AIO desktops.
First announced at CeBIT 2014, the MSI AG270 adopts a 4th gen Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870/880M discrete graphics card with up to 8GB of GDDR5 memory and full DX11 support.