External GPU dock, detachable liquid cooling and more
At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we stopped by the ASUS Media Lounge at the Trump International Hotel to get an overview of the company’s new ROG lineup for this year, including new 28-inch and 24-inch MG 4K Series UHD 3840x2160p gaming monitors, and a new ZenBook Pro based on Intel Skylake silicon.
Windows 7, 8, 8.1 updates for Skylake systems to end on July 17, 2017
In a rather authoritarian, sweeping effort to increase its worldwide Windows 10 install base, Microsoft has announced it will end support for operating systems older than Windows 10 on newer chipset platforms, including Intel’s Skylake, in a year and a half from now, and that Windows 10 will be the only supported Windows OS on new chipset platforms going forward in 2016.
Supports M.2 RAID0 at last for $289
While we were at CES 2016 in Las Vegas last week, we managed to stop by EVGA’s suite at the Bellagio Hotel and check out its latest designs in motherboards, gaming notebooks and power supplies. At the top of that list is the company’s new Z170 Classified K ATX motherboard, engineered from the ground up for professional gamers and overclocking enthusiasts.