Asus announces ZenBook Pro 15 with Core i9 CPU
Published in Mobiles


15.6-inch 4K screen with Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU

Asus has rather silently announced a new version of its ZenBook Pro 15 notebook, the 15.6-inch screen UX550GD, which comes with a choice of Intel's Core i9-8950HK CPU and Nvidia GTX 1050 GPU.

AMD has a new Polaris brand
Published in Graphics


MSI MECH is with us

AMD is getting another new brand for its Polaris based GPUs dubbed MSI MECH.

G-Sync HDR monitors to arrive in next few weeks
Published in PC Hardware


Will probably cost an arm and a leg

We have been hearing about HDR monitors with Nvidia G-Sync support for quite some time now and it appears that these will finally launch in the next few weeks, with Acer and Asus leading the charge.

Nvidia shutting GPP makes it look guilty
Published in Graphics


Geforce Partner Program RIP

Geforce Partner Program is officially terminated, as of last Friday, and it makes Nvidia look guilty as hell. Nvidia - a massively dominating player - has close to 75 percent of discrete market share, but this varies up and down from quarter to quarter. Some report that regulators got involved and started looking at GPP. Once you have 75 percent plus market share in anything, you don't want regulators to knock on your doors.

Qualcomm, ARM and Windows change the shape of notebooks
Published in Reviews


Asus NovaGo with Snapdragon 835 - it's a hands on review

Hi my name is Fudo and I am an X86 addict. For most of my life I have been using X86 for productivity and I have flirted with Intel, AMD and even VIA (all caps). Now, the new player in town, Qualcomm, offers an ARM instruction, Snapdragon 835 based PC that runs Windows 10. We spent a few days with an Asus NovaGo 2-in-1 machine, and guess what, it works like a charm. You simply cannot tell that this is not based on a traditional Intel Core M X86, based CPU.  

Cooler Master announces its new TUF Gaming line of products
Published in PC Hardware


In cooperation with Asus

Cooler Master has teamed up with Asus for a new line of TUF Gaming branded products which include a couple of special TUF cases, coolers, and power supplies.

Asus may be working on a gaming smartphone as well
Published in Mobiles


No confirmation on when it is coming

It appears that Razer's Phone and Xiaomi's Black Shark could be getting some competition in the gaming smartphone market from Asus as the company's CEO, Jerry Shen, hinted at such a possibility.

Motherboard makers cheer their own AM4 X470 motherboards
Published in PC Hardware


ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte, and MSI join the party

As expected, since AMD has now officially lifted the NDA (non disclosure agreement) from its second generation Ryzen 2000-series Pinnacle Ridge CPUs and the shiny new X470 chipset, most, if not all motherboard makers have announced their own versions, with some launching more than one motherboard to cover a wider market range.

Asus unveils new 24.5-inch VG258Q gaming monitor
Published in News


1080p resolution, 144Hz, and AMD FreeSync support

Asus has released a  gaming monitor which targets the budget-oriented market, the Asus VG258Q.

Asus surprises with its flagship Zenfone 5z smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Snapdragon 845 SoC, AI and full screen with smaller notch than iPhone X

Asus made quite a splash at its event at the Mobile World Congress 2018 with the announcement of its own flagship smartphone, the Asus Zenfone 5z, which not only comes with a 6.2-inch full-screen with 19:9 aspect ratio and Snapdragon 845 SoC, but comes at a rather reasonable €479 starting price tag.