COMPUTEX 2011

May 31st, 2011, 12:40 AM

Intel to Challenge iPad, Macbook Air Dominance with “Ultrabook” Notebook Category

Concerned by an expanding tablet market that has eroded the conventional laptop market, Intel unveiled a new category of notebook today, dubbed the “Ultrabook”, at Computex which combines the portability of tablets with the performance of a conventional notebook. According to the specifications established by Intel Ultrabooks will be notebooks that are less than 2cm [...]

May 30th, 2011, 5:37 PM

Corsair Announces New Carbide Series of PC Cases

These sub-$150 cases are designed to be the foundations of awesome gaming rigs Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Carbide Series™ mid-tower cases. The Carbide Series 400R and 500R have been designed for PC gamers with the same builder-friendly philosophy as the award-winning [...]

May 30th, 2011, 5:26 PM

AMD Postpones “Bulldozer” Launch until Q3 2011

To the disappointment of many, rumors have been swirling today at Computex that AMD had decided to delay the launch of their new Bulldozer architecture until at least July.  This means the Zambezi chips which were destined for desktop platforms will also be pushed back. Bulldozer is set to be a redesign of AMD’s processor [...]

May 30th, 2011, 2:49 PM

ASUS Unveils Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid at Computex

Taiwanese computer manufacturer ASUS demonstrated their newest entry into both the burgeoning tablet and smartphone market earlier this evening at Computex. Named the “PadFone”, this device is an Android powered smartphone that docks into a touchscreen tablet. This concept is not entirely new as Motorola’s Atrix 4G has somewhat similar features. Both the tablet and [...]

May 30th, 2011, 2:02 PM

NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 560M at Computex

Today at Computex NVIDIA unveiled their first gaming notebook graphics processing unit in their GeForce 500M Series of notebook GPUs. The GeForce GTX 560M graphics processor is capable of delivering full 1080p resolution in the latest DirectX 11 titles. OEMs will also have the opportunity to offer GeForce GTX gaming GPUs with NVIDIA Optimus technology. [...]

May 30th, 2011, 12:00 PM

MSI Debuts AMD 9-Series Motherboard

MSI, the world-renowned motherboard and graphics cards manufacturer, has officially launched their AMD 9-Series chipsets products: the 990FXA-GD80 and 990FXA-GD65 motherboards, supporting the latest AMD native octa-core AM3+ CPUs. The high-end 990FXA-GD80 motherboards has been equipped with MSI’s two outstanding award-winning technologies: Military Class II components with MIL-STD-810G Certification and OC Genie II one-touch overclocking [...]

May 30th, 2011, 11:00 AM

ViewSonic Demonstrates Oak Trail Powered Tablet at Computex

Today at Computex ViewSonic showed off their first tablet powered by the new Intel Oak Trail processor, the ViewPad 10 Pro. The ViewPad 10 Pro has a 10 inch screen and is capable of running both Android 2.2 and Windows 7. While the ViewPad 10 does not run the latest Android OS release, HoneyComb, users [...]

May 30th, 2011, 9:53 AM

NVIDIA Prepping Quad-Core Chip Gaming Demo for Computex

Later this week at Computex, NVIDIA will be demonstrating their new Kal-El platform, and showcasing some of the unique features of this new Quad-core chip. Earlier this year, NVIDIA unveiled the world’s first quad core processor for mobile devices. Dubbed “Project Kal-El”, this chip contained a 12 core NVIDIA GPU that supported 3D stereo all [...]

May 30th, 2011, 9:29 AM

ASUS Unveils New AMD 9 Series Motherboards at Computex

ASUS is excited to announce a new lineup of innovative AMD based motherboards that support the 990FX/990X/970 chipsets and AM3+ CPUs. The models available are the M5A99/97 Series, the TUF SABERTOOTH 990FX and the ROG Crosshair V Formula. Featured models offer ASUS’s award winning UEFI BIOS and the second generation of Dual Intelligent Processors (DIP2), [...]

May 30th, 2011, 6:00 AM

ZOTAC Shows Off Triple-Display Capable GeForce GTX 560 at Computex 2011

ZOTAC International kicks off Computex 2011 with the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 560 Multiview – the world’s first native triple-display capable GeForce GTX 560 series graphics card. The new ZOTAC GeForce GTX 560 Multiview graphics card enables up to three matching 1080p displays to combine for a seamless multi-monitor computing experience. Dual-link DVI and DisplayPort outputs [...]