Items tagged with computex 2017

Acer whet our appetites with by teasing its Predator Triton 700 earlier this year, but today we’re hearing more about the no compromises gaming laptop. Specifically, we’re learning that the Predator Triton 700 will be one of the first products to take full advantage of NVIDIA’s Max-Q Design. As Marco explained earlier today, Max-Q is a deft combination of GPU tuning, game optimization, and thermal management, which helps keep GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics cards operating at peak efficiency while under stress. Acer goes one step further, invoking NASA’s efforts with rocker design. “Max-Q, an integral part of NASA’s mission to launch man into space, is defined as the point at which the aerodynamic... Read more...
We’ve heard rumors regarding Intel’s upcoming Kaby Lake-X and Skylake-X processors for the past few months, but today it's finally time for the official roll-out of these new flagship Intel CPUs. We were no doubt impressed by the initial specs that leaked (especially over the past week), but the final product may actually be a bit more impressive than we initially thought.Intel bills these new Core i5 X-Series, Core i7 X-Series, Core i9 X-Series, and Core i9 Extreme Edition processors as its “Most Powerful, Most Scalable” desktop processors to date. We’ve known for a few weeks now that Intel would surpass the current Core i7 line-up with a new Core i9 designation, but today we’re learning that... Read more...
ASUS is kicking off Computex with a bang, unleashing a slew of new notebooks and convertibles that add a premium touch and Intel Kaby Lake power (of course). There are a variety of new mobile computing products spread across ASUS’ ZenBook and VivoBook product families. The ZenBook Flip S is the star of the show, sporting a convertible form-factor that is just 10.9mm thick and weighs only 2.42 pounds. According to ASUS, the ZenBook Flip S is the world’s thinnest convertible laptop.ASUS ZenBook Flip S One of the convertible’s coolest tricks is its ErgoLift hinge, which uses a dual-action open mechanism that not only lifts the keyboard, but tilts it for a more ergonomic typing position with the... Read more...
Computex is kicking off this week and Acer is joining in on the festivities with the announcement of two new mobile products. For those looking for a gaming laptop that won’t burst your budget, the company has announced its new Nitro 5 series. Acer says that the 15.6-inch Nitro 5 is aimed at casual gamers, and can be outfitted with Kaby Lake Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors. Given its lower positioning on Acer’s mobile gaming totem pole, your graphics options max out with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (which is still no slouch when it comes to 1080p gaming). If you prefer to get your primary motivation from AMD silicon, you can also choose from A-Series FX, A12 or A10 APUs. Likewise, these... Read more...