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There was a rumor going around that Intel would "strongly encourage" its partners to go DDR5-only for its 13th-generation Raptor Lake CPUs. That may or may not have been true, but at least one vendor is apparently shipping as many as five motherboards based on Intel's Z790 chipset that will carry on with DDR4 memory... Read more...
In the wake of the GeForce Beyond presentation on Tuesday, with all the official tech details extensively reported, our attention turns to what NVIDIA partners are adding to the RTX 40 offer. NVIDIA reference models of the new GeForce RTX 4090 24GB, RTX 4080 16GB and RTX 4070 4080 12GB have been analyzed in some... Read more...
Mobile games are becoming more demanding and competitive with titles like Fortnite and Call of Duty coming to smartphones. That's caused the gaming phone niche to expand in recent years with names like Red Magic and Black Shark appearing on the scene. Leave it to ASUS and its ROG brand to set the benchmark, though... Read more...
ASUS TUF Dash F15 - Starting MSRP: $879 This NVIDIA RTX Laptop for STEM Students program is very portable, with a nice display, excellent performance, good-enough battery life.   NVIDIA's Drivers Accelerate STEM Apps GeForce RTX Delivers Great Performance Lightweight 15-inch Form Factor Nice Build Quality... Read more...
ASUS is preparing a new round of mini PCs based on AMD's latest generation Ryzen 6000 series of mobile silicon, culminating in a model powered by a Ryzen 9 6900HX. Otherwise known as Rembrandt, these APUs pack a potent punch by pairing refined Zen 3+ CPU cores manufactured on a 6-nanometer node with integrated... Read more...
At the launch of its Ryzen 6000 mobile processors, AMD made some bold claims about power efficiency. While the first systems out of the gate, like the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14, boasted some pretty impressive performance and good battery life, it was the ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED (above) that really took... Read more...
  ASUS Zenfone 9 - Starting At: $699 ASUS took a different approach than many competitors with the new Zenfone 9, and packed class-leading performance into a compact, svelte form factor. If you want a small, fast smartphone, the Zenfone 9 may be for you.     Streamlined Form Factor High Performance Decent Battery Life Headphone... Read more...
If you own an ASUS ROG Maximus Z690 Hero motherboard, listen up. About 10,000 units were shipped with a defect that can create a short circuit. This results in overheating that can cause the boards to melt, burn, or even catch fire. ASUS is recalling all motherboards with the part number 90MB18E0-MVAAY0 which have... Read more...
There's a lot to consider when buying a gaming monitor these days, more so than ever before. There are the basics, like screen size, resolution, and refresh rate. But then you have adaptive sync implementations and, more recently, if HDMI 2.1 connectivity is part of the package. In an apparent attempt to check all (or... Read more...
One of the highlights of Intel's upcoming 13th Gen Raptor Lake CPUs is that they are drop in compatible with existing Alder Lake platforms. This has the added benefit of facilitating some interesting performance leaks that look beyond the CPU. Case in point, a purported Core i5-13600K has been spotted on Geekbench in... Read more...
What can be viewed as another sign that Intel's 13th Gen Core processors based on Raptor Lake are not too far around the bend, ASUS has announced BIOS updates for nearly two dozen of its 600-series models to support the next-gen CPUs. They're all based on Intel's Z690 chipset, though we imagine other 600-series models... Read more...
For the time being, ASUS can lay claim to one of its enthusiast motherboards helping to facilitate a new DDR5 memory record. Using the ROG Maximus Z690 Apex motherboard, renowned overclocker LUPIN_NO_MUSUME took a 16GB DDR5-4800 module paired with a 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900K Alder Lake processor and cranked it all... Read more...
ASUS figured out several years ago that it could cater to mobile gamers by packing fast, optimized hardware with intelligent features into its gaming phones, and then surround them with an ecosystem of complementary software and peripherals. Thus the ROG Phone was born. Now in its fifth iteration (ASUS ultimately skipped an ROG Phone 4 SKU),... Read more...
AMD had a wildly eventful keynote at CES 2022, jam-packed with announcements. During the festivities, CEO Dr. Lisa Su, Frank Azor, Jason Banta, and Laura Smith jointly revealed a wide array of products, including the Radeon RX 6500 XT, Ryzen 6000 series mobile processors, and refreshed Radeon RX 6000S series mobile... Read more...
ASUS last month teased the release of its very first solid state drive (SSD), the ROG Strix SQ7 in 1TB form, but at the time it stopped short of offering up any detailed specifications and/or speed claims. Fast forward a few weeks and ASUS has now revealed some juicy details on what it promises will deliver "epic data... Read more...
ASUS and NVIDIA have jointly announced the fastest gaming monitor on the planet, the ROG Swift 500Hz. As revealed in the model name, the display rocks a wicked fast 500Hz refresh rate, so if you lose an intense esports competition, it won't be because the display was holding you back. It refreshes nearly 39 percent... Read more...
ASUS wasted zero time teasing a handful of socket AM5 motherboards for AMD's upcoming Ryzen 7000 series processors, following AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su's keynote at Computex 2022. She took to the stage to reveal more details about Zen 4 and also formally introduced a trio of next-generation chipsets, which in turn paves the... Read more...
Both the Asus ROG and Snapdragon Twitter handles have teased that the upcoming ROG Phone 6 will wield the potent, upcoming Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. The iconic gaming phone from ROG will be the first to launch with Qualcomm's latest chipset later this year. The launch of the powerful gaming phone may not be far off, as a new leak shows Read more...
AMD officially lifted the veil on its latest Ryzen 6000 series mobile processors back at CES early this year. In case you missed it, we detailed that initial announcement, talked about the high level features, and broke down the H and U-series SKU stack in our coverage at the time. More recently, we had the chance to evaluate the excellent... Read more...
If you find scars to be sexy, wait until you catch a glimpse of the one ASUS is brandishing. As a followup to the version it trotted out at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) a few months ago, ASUS has unveiled the ROG Strix Scar 17 Special Edition (SE) with upgraded specifications, including Intel's top mobile... Read more...
Most people probably don't associate 2-in-1 convertibles with gaming, at least for the most part, because they're typically built for productivity tasks and general purpose computing. That's not always the case, though. Proving otherwise, ASUS today announced the ROG Flow X16, a thin and light convertible brimming... Read more...
ASUS has its hands in a lot of cookie jars, including everything from smartphones and laptops, to motherboards, power supplies, graphics cards, a sea of gaming peripherals, and more. What you won't find among its extensive catalog of products, though, are any solid state drive (SSD) solutions. That's about to... Read more...
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