Snapdragon 855 Plus phone comes July 23
The Snapdragon 855 Plus phone era is starting on the July 27th with the launch of the Asus ROG Phone II.
Snapdragon 855 Plus based
Qualcomm just announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus that features 15 percent faster GPU, and Asus just announced its first ROG Phone II.
Gaming phones and VR target
Qualcomm has decided to announce an updated version of its flagship Snapdragon 855 7nm chip. It is simply called Snapdragon 855 Plus. The CPU is about four percent faster while the GPU gets a saucy 15 percent boost. It is clear that gaming phone manufacturers and VR enthusiast platform builders will be all over it.
Just a design concept for now
It appears that Asus is considering a dual-slider design for its upcoming flagship smartphone, which is a neat concept that could provide a high screen-to-body ratio.
AMD Zen+ Picasso APU with Turing-based GTX 1660 Ti
According to leaks spotted in 3DMark database, it appears that Asus is looking to pair up AMD's Picasso APUs and Nvidia Turing 1660 Ti GPU in a couple of its laptops.
Featuring new Infinity Loop cooler
Asus has announced its latest Matrix series graphics card, the Asus ROG RTX 2080 Ti Matrix pushing the graphics card design to a whole new level, by integrating a full AIO liquid cooling system on a card.
Limited-edition with 500 units
Asus has unveiled a special, limited-edition RTX 2080 Ti graphics card, under its Republic of Gamers brand, that will bear the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 insignia on the special triple-fan cooler.
Two CEOS replace him
Asus announced that long-time CEO Jerry Shen is stepping down ahead of "a comprehensive corporate transformation".
The brand is coming back
According to rumors floating around, Asus will be returning its ROG Strix brand with the Radeon RX 590 graphics card.
Up to 32GB per DIMM and only for select Asus motherboards
In addition to announcing 16GB 4,800MHz and 32GB 4,500MHz memory kits for Intel Z390 motherboards, G.Skill has also announced a rather interesting Trident Z RGB DC series DDR4 64GB (32GBx2) memory kits based on the "Double Capacity DIMM" technology.