First Look – ASUS Z97 PRO [Wi-Fi ac] Motherboard

Introduction With the refresh of Intel’s motherboard chipset to include newer features, manufacturers have been churning out various motherboards to meet the requirements of different users. Other than the famous Republic of Gamers series from ASUS, ASUS has also got…

Going beyond HD – Review of HP ENVY TouchSmart 14 Sleekbook which boasts a 3200 x 1800 Resolution Display

Introduction HP has went the extra mile to bring one of the firsts 3200 x 1800 resolution laptops for the Singapore market. Launched at COMEX 2013 in September, the HP ENVY TouchSmart 14 Sleekbook introduced the idea of resolution beyond…

Meet the Most Powerful Z87 Motherboard on the Face of Earth: ASRock Z87 Extreme11/ac

TAIPEI, Taiwan, November 18, 2013 – Amid the heaps of Z87 chipset motherboards which have already been around for a while, there can only be one that rises from the top with its delicacy and perfection. The long wait has…

Acer launches new C720 Chromebook with Intel Haswell CPU

Acer has published a press release on their latest C720 Chromebook which is equipped with the latest Intel Haswell processor. According to Acer, the new Chromebook was launched yesterday and will be priced at a starting price of 249.99 USD…

Gigabyte Brix mini PCs get upgraded to Haswell processors

Gigabyte has previously showed off their new Brix mini computers at different tradeshows and is now available in Japan for sale. However, those Brix PCs were using Ivy Bridge CPUs. In order to stay competitive as Intel has already upgraded…

ASUS launches VivoBook S551 at COMEX 2013, gets ready for the exhibition with many star products

ASUS Expands Windows 8 Touch Notebook Family with Haswell Model VivoBook S551 A new 15.6” touch notebook featuring NVIDIA® GeForce® GT740M graphics and optical drive for optical media convenience Singapore (4 Sep, 2013) — Ahead of the global competition as the leading PC…

ASUS P9D-I Mini-ITX workstation motherboard for Haswell Xeon processors on sale

A new ASUS P9D-I Mini ITX workstation motherboard has been seen in Japanese stores. It’s probably one of the first workstation motherboard which comes in a Mini-ITX form factor for the new Haswell microarchitecture Xeon processors, including the Xeon E3-1200…

[Review] ASUS H87M-PRO Motherboard – A bicycle with jet engines

Introduction Intel has launched whole range of chipsets for their new Haswell microarchitecture processors and manufacturers are churning out huge varieties of motherboard for the market based on these new chipsets. ASUS has focused a lot on the high-end enthusiast…

ADATA launches XPG V2 DDR3 3100MHz 4GB RAM

Today, ADATA announced the launch of XPG V2 Series of DDR3 3100 4GB RAM. These memory chips are specially tested to make sure that they run at 3100MHz and above and it supports XMP 1.3 standard. This means that you…

Apple to refresh MacBook Pro with Intel Haswell processors in September

It probably would not be the best time to purchase a new MacBook Pro now as they are all based on the current Ivy Bridge architecture. Haswell based processors have already been around the market for a few months now…

Intel GT3e Graphics found in flagship Haswell based Macbook Pro – Much improved Graphics performance

VR-Zone reported that the benchmark results of a new Haswell based Macbook Pro has been seen on GeekBench’s Benchmark website. At GeekBench’s website, a new model number “AAPLJ45,1” appeared on the 9th July. This new test machine comes with 16GB…

ASUS Introduces G10 and M51 Desktop PCs with Latest 4th Generation Intel Core Processors

ASUS Introduces G10 and M51 Desktop PCs with Latest 4th Generation Intel Core Processors High-performance desktops feature ASUS SonicMaster audio, Smart Cooling technology and a removable UPS for data safety with mobile device recharging Singapore (27 June, 2013) — ASUS today announced the G10 and…

A Delidded Core i7 4770k is 17°C cooler

There have been thermal issues for Intel’s processors since the release of Ivy Bridge. Intel has been said to use lower performing TIM (Thermal Interface Material) between the heat spreader and actual silicon. In fact, some enthusiasts in Japan has…

ASUS B85M-G Haswell Motherboard – Cheap and Reliable?

Introduction Haswell processors has only been launched for a few weeks and we are already seeing many people building their new Desktop PCs based on the new architecture. Even though CPU performance isn’t too much of a improvement from previous…

Don’t buy previous generation PCs – get 4th Generation Intel Core PCs at PC SHOW 2013

Intel has just launched their 4th Generation Core Processors (Haswell) at COMPUTEX 2013, on the 4th June. In fact, the fourth generation Intel Core processors have already reached the manufacturers quite some time ago. Thanks to that, we can enjoy…