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Asus Pitches a $799 Entry-level Ultrabook
May 12, 2012 - in News
Asus has unveiled an ultrabook with a launch price that targets the upper end of the mainstream market.
HP, Dell and Asus Consider Ultrabooks without Optical Drives
Apr 25, 2012 - in News
Notebook makers are anticipating the launch of the next generation of Macbook Pros and apparently are planning their product strategy around Apple's success or failure.
Intel Thunderbolt Coming to Windows PCs in April
Dec 27, 2011 - in News
Thunderbolt could become much more available in April as Intel is apparently working with first-tier vendors to integrate the interface in their systems.
Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Unveiled and Detailed
Nov 8, 2011 - in News
Asus finally unveils its much anticipated Transformer Prime. It's going to be the first tablet to feature Nvidia's Tegra 3 SoC. While it's not going to ship with Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich, Asus promises a few more surprises beyond just more horsepower.
IP Firm Sues Over Core Products from Dell, Acer, Asus
Oct 17, 2011 - in News
A patent licensing company has hit Acer, Gateway, Acer as well as Dell with a patent infringement lawsuit that targets most of their product offerings.
Asus Joins the Ivy Bridge PCIe 3.0 Motherboard Race
Oct 3, 2011 - in News
Asus has joined the likes of MSI, Gigabyte and ASRock with its Z68 PCIe Gen3 motherboard supporting Intel's 2012-bound Ivy Bridge processors.
Asus' Sabertooth P67 Mobo Has a Tactical Vest
Nov 16, 2010 - in News
Asus has got this P67 covered.
Asus Puts on an Overclocking Clinic at Blizzcon
Oct 25, 2010 - in News
Overclocking is frequently justified as giving needed performance, but in a lot of cases, people do it just to see if they can. There's a bit of pride in taking a 2.4GHz processor and make it run at 4 GHz.
New Asus Laptops Have 3-Year Battery Warranty
Aug 16, 2010 - in News
This battery will be good for over 1000 cycles, matching Apple's claims for its latest round of MacBooks.
Intel and Microsoft Muscling Into Tablets This Year
May 27, 2010 - in News
Expect Wintel to be moving into the tablet business too.
Seagate, Toshiba to Make SSD + HDD Hybrid?
May 21, 2010 - in News
The best of both worlds, perhaps?
Asus' All-in-One Eee Keyboard PC Finally Ships
May 13, 2010 - in News
It's been a long road but it looks like Asus' EeePC Keyboard is finally shipping.
Deals for May 10: Asus LCD, Zune HD, Free Bagel
May 10, 2010 - in News
Free bagel and cream cheese. I could go for one of those.
Official Specs for the Asus Eee Keyboard Revealed
May 3, 2010 - in News
This is what's inside the computer-inside-a-keyboard.
Asus Starts Shipping the Eee PC Tablet for $499
Apr 12, 2010 - in News
The EeePC keyboard might be shipping at the end of this month but the EeePC tablet is shipping now.
Asus Eee Keyboard Shipping at End of April
Apr 12, 2010 - in News
It's been a long road but it looks like we may soon see Asus' EeePC keyboard.
Asus Releases Eee Keyboard Promo Video
Apr 9, 2010 - in News
Asus has made a promo video. That's means the product is getting closer to release, we hope.
Nvidia Shows Off Ion 2 GPU Superiority in IE9
Apr 1, 2010 - in News
Nvidia has released the following demo of Internet Explorer 9 running on both the Ion 2-based Eee PC 1201PN and a regular Atom netbook with Intel graphics.
Asus Matrix 5870 Can OC Itself for 19% FPS Boost
Apr 1, 2010 - in News
Asus is making some custom upgrades to the Radeon HD 5870 for its Republic of Gamers offering.
Asus to Support GeForce GTX 480 Voltage Tweaks?
Mar 23, 2010 - in News
WARNING: Images of box shots inside. Do not read if you have adverse reactions to boxes!
Asus Debuts Rampage III Extreme Motherboard
Mar 22, 2010 - in News
Say hello to the hot rod of motherboards.
Asus' Elusive Eee Keyboard Slips to April
Mar 2, 2010 - in News
Yet another delay strikes this innovative product.
AMD 890GX Unveiled: Three Motherboards Compared
Mar 1, 2010 - in Reviews
AMD’s new chipset promises big performance increases with its Radeon HD 4290 graphics core and built-in SATA 6Gb/s controller. Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI sent their latest motherboards to help us find out how well 890GX and SB850 deliver on those promises.
Upcoming Asus Eee PC's Have 14-Hour Battery
Feb 26, 2010 - in News
Asus plans to show three netbooks next week at CeBIT 2010.
Budget Computing: Nine H55 And H57 Motherboards Compared
Feb 23, 2010 - in Reviews
Providing an HDCP-compliant audio path for its latest integrated-video CPUs, Intel’s new H55 and H57 chipsets are certain to appeal to both home theater and office system builders. We inspect nine samples to find out what else these value boards can do.
Extreme P55: Four LGA 1156 Motherboards Over $250
Jan 19, 2010 - in Reviews
With better efficiency and more aggressive Intel Turbo Boost binning, LGA 1156-based processors could be the right choice for some high-end machines. We look at a few premium motherboards that make these builds possible. Do they best Intel's X58 platform?
Intel’s Mobile Core i5 And Core i3: Arrandale Is For The Rest Of Us
Jan 3, 2010 - in Reviews
We've already given you a first-look at Intel's Calpella platform in the Mobile Core i7-920XM. Now the company is filling out its next-gen mobile lineup with its Arrandale-based CPUs sporting 32nm dual-core processors and 45nm graphics controllers.
Quick Look: HP's MediaSmart EX495 Home Server
Dec 31, 2009 - in Reviews
We're big fans of media servers, and HP's MediaSmart boxes have consistently impressed us. Of course, every time we look at a configured machine, the comments light up with DIY suggestions, so we went that route as well in today's look at the new EX495.
Say Goodbye To Your BIOS: Hello, UEFI!
Dec 29, 2009 - in Reviews
Alright, so it's not as simple as waving the BIOS away. While the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface is ready to replace the old and inflexible BIOS, most platform vendors aren't prepared, even though we’re about to run into a new storage barrier.
P55 On Boost: Five LGA 1156 Boards Between $200 And $250
Dec 14, 2009 - in Reviews
Intel’s P55 Express remains a mainstream chipset, so by breaking through the $200 barrier, we have high expectations of superb overclocking, unsurpassed stability, and uncompromising features. Can all of today’s boards meet those enthusiast demands?