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Asus shows fanless Chromebox with Intel Comet Lake
Published in PC Hardware


Passively cooled

Asus has unveiled a rather neat passively-cooled Chromebox mini PC which will be based on Intel's 10th generation Comet Lake CPUs.

Torvalds rants at Intel
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 January 2021 11:18

Torvalds rants at Intel


Killed the whole ECC industry

IT’s Mr Sweary Linux creator Linus Torvalds has accused Intel of preventing widespread use of error-correcting memory and being "instrumental in killing the whole ECC industry with its horribly bad market segmentation".

Asus warns of price hikes
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 06 January 2021 11:15

Asus warns of price hikes


It is all going to go nuts

We have been warning about about GPU shortages for a while, but now it looks like prices are going to go crazy.

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 spotted with Iris Xe Max GPU
Published in PC Hardware


Tiger Lake paired up with Intel discrete GPU (DG1)

The VivoBook Flip 14 has already been announced with Intel's Tiger Lake CPU and it might also feature Intel's discrete GPU.

Asus rolls out new PN50 mini-PC with Ryzen Mobile 4000 APUs
Published in PC Hardware


Coming in September

Asus has unveiled its latest PN50 Mini-PC series which will be equipped with AMD's Ryzen Mobile 4000 series Renoir APUs, offering impressive performance in a small form factor chassis.

117 home Wi-Fi models have dodgy firmware
Published in News
Thursday, 09 July 2020 10:54

117 home Wi-Fi models have dodgy firmware


Fraunhofer Institute finds flaws

The Fraunhofer Institute has used its own analytical software and discovered that the most recently available firmware for 117 home Wi-Fi models currently sold in Europe, including routers from Asus, D-Link, Linksys, Netgear, TP-Link, Zyxel and AVM are shot full of holes.

New Asus contains Snapdragon surprise
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 12:09

New Asus contains Snapdragon surprise


Leaking dragons

The Asus ROG Phone 3 might have an unannounced Snapdragon under its bonnet.

Asus rolls out new fast 27-inch 1440p ROG monitor with Freesync Premium Pro
Published in PC Hardware


With 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and DisplayHDR 400

Asus has released a new gaming Republic of Gamers curved monitor, which will carry AMD's FreeSync Premium Pro badge and come with 1440p resolution VA panel, with 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, high contrast ratio and meet DisplayHDR 400 specification, the Asus ROG Strix XG27WQ.

Qualcomm lifts the lid on Snapdragon 865 SoC flagship/gaming smartphones
Published in Mobiles


ROG Phone 3, Zenphone 7, Legion Gaming Phone, and more

During its "What’s Next in 5G" hosted by Qualcomm's CEO Steve Mollenkopf and President Cristiano Amon, Qualcomm revealed several next-gen technologies, but also reflect on devices powered by its own Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform, revealing some announced, but also some unannounced upcoming smartphones.

Asus unveils Geforce RTX 2060 Dual Mini
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 13:44

Asus unveils Geforce RTX 2060 Dual Mini


A direct competitor to the RX 5600 XT at $299.99

Asus has unveiled its newest model of the Geforce RTX 2060 graphics card, the RTX 2060 Dual Mini, which will be a direct competitor to AMD's RX 5600 XT at $299.99, and come in two versions, with and without a factory overclock.