EVENTS

June 17th, 2013

G.SKILL Sets Overclocking Records at Computex

G.SKILL broke a series of overclocking world records at this year’s Computex. The company’s gear hit new highs in memory frequency, the Pi Fast suite, 3D Mark Fire Strike Extreme, 3D Mark Fire Strike and 3D Mark 05. G.SKILL’s gear has always been known as being overclocker friendly, and these wins really solidify that reputation. Watch [...]

June 10th, 2013

Computex 2013 in Review

Computex 2013 wrapped up this Saturday in Taipei. While many that have attended the show in prior years say that the event feels smaller year-over-year, there was an electric buzz of sorts in the air this year. Perhaps its an uptick in the global economy, or perhaps its a new cycle of innovation emerging; regardless [...]

June 9th, 2013

The Best of Computex 2013: inWin, NZXT, Corsair and AMD

Computex is a big expo. It fills up not just one, but three halls — one of which has two floors —  around Taipei. The noise of Computex makes it tough to find companies that truly stand out. There’s just so much show and so many interesting products on display it takes a lot to [...]

June 8th, 2013

ASUS Shows Off its PQ321 4K Monitor at Computex

ASUS’ PQ321 4K monitor was on display at the company’s booth at Computex. The 31.5 inch monitor can push 3840×2160 pixels, which is four times the resolution of full HD. It has s a pixel density of 140 PPI. The monitor supports 10-bit RGB colour and has a 8 ms grey-to-grey response time. ASUS is [...]

June 7th, 2013

Corsair Launches New Cases, Memory at Computex 2013

Corsair brought a number of new peripherals to Taipei for Computex to refresh its cases and memory lines. Carbide Series Air 540 Mid-tower PC Case The Corsair Carbide Air 540 is a dual chamber mid-tower ATX case designed with keeping high-performance gaming components cool with its unique dual chamber layout. The case’s main chamber houses [...]

June 6th, 2013

Where is Windows RT at Computex?

Much like the Computexes of the past two years, tablets have been in the spotlight at Computex 2013. The event’s keynotes, from the likes of ASUS, AMD, and Intel have all been focused on outlining the respective company’s plans to conquer the mobile space. As such, virtually every company that has the mandate and capability [...]

June 5th, 2013

What’s on the Mind of AMD’s Matt Skynner?

Matt Skynner is a man with a vision. According to his press bio, he joined AMD with the acquisition of ATI in 2006 and previously was Vice President of Product Management for AMD’s Graphics Products Group. Now, as AMD’s general manager of graphics, he’s the guy managing one of the brands that AMD is best [...]

June 5th, 2013

Rosewill Shows off new Cases, PSUs, and Keyboards at Computex 2013

Rosewill showed off a number of new cases, PSUs and gaming keyboards at Computex 2013. One of the more interesting products at Rosewill’s booth were its new mechanical keyboards, the RK-9000 series. Featuring dual-backlit LED lights and extraordinarily responsive keys, these keyboards will probably be a must-have device for any gamer in 2013. Here’s part one [...]

June 5th, 2013

Fractal Design Announces Two New Cases at Computex 2013

Fractal Design is known as one of the better case manufacturers. The company’s cases are well-built and intuitive, and constantly receive high- praises. Fractal Design announced two cases at Computex this year, the ARC XL and the ARC Mini R2. The ARC XL is a full-sized ATX case with airflow support for monster cards, while the [...]

June 5th, 2013

AMD Claims Leadership with New APU Announcements at Computex 2013

AMD announced new versions of its APU series called Richland and gave the first public demonstration of its upcoming Kaveri processor at its Computex 2013 keynote Wednesday morning in Taipei. AMD’s APU efforts began in 2011 with the launch of Llano, which was followed up with Trinity’s launch around this time last year. Richland is [...]