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COMPUTEX 2014 – WD Will Demonstrate First PCI Express Hard Drives

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WD, the company Western Digital sells their hard drives under, demonstrated something very interesting at Computex 2014. With a few key partners, WD introduced the prototype for their SATA Express interface. The new interface is based off PCI Express, and is offered in the recently launched Intel series-9 chipset motherboard platforms.

The intent of this new interface is to provide …

Regularily Go to LANs? Check Out MSI’s New AG Series AIO Gaming PC

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You will sometimes hear the phrase “ultimate LAN system” tossed around on PC hardware sites. This phrase usually refers to a small box, possibly with handles, that has as much computing power in it as can be crammed into a box the size of a large toaster. Well MSI may have an “ultimate LAN system” to offer, and it’s not …

COMPUTEX 2014 – GIGABYTE Unleashes a Whole Host of Gadgets on the Show-Going Masses

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A huge number of products have burst forth from the GIGABYTE booth at this year’s COMPUTEX show. Today they revealed a whole collection of laptops, ultrabooks, and tablets. Of particular interest to myself is the ultramobile devices, including the ultrabooks and tablets.  There are two 11.6″ models with one aimed at business and one aimed at home. Both feature weight …

SteelSeries to Create Exclusive Range of Peripherals for…The Sims 4?

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If you heard a record scratch in your head when you read that title, you’re not alone. When I think of hardcore gamers in need of their own tuned peripherals, The Sims 4 doesn’t immediately come to mind. Still, the good people at SteelSeries are indeed teaming up with EA to produce The Sims 4 themed peripherals. This includes a …

Corsair Forces Move to SSD with New Budget-Minded Series LX

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This is the year of the SSD, or at least that is how things are shaping up. We have always talked about what was the threshold of when the SSD would make mechanical HDD obsolete. The answer is we will never reach that point as long as HDD continues to increase its capacity for storage; however, we have reached that …

COMPUTEX 2014 – MSI Shows Off New Flagship Motherboard and Other Goodies

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As expected of COMPUTEX 2014, MSI remembered to bring everything in their product warehouse for a night on the town. There is a lot of goodies including new laptops, new server equipment, new motherboards, Lightning edition AMD graphics cards and more. Lets look at some of the highlights for DIY enthusiast and gamers, shall we?

Lets start with the award-winning …

COMPUTEX 2014 – ASUS Introduces the PB287Q True 4K/UHD Monitor

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You’re going to hear a lot about 4K and UHD at Computex 2014. The newest resolution technology has spilled over from the home cinema realm and splashed onto your desktop. ASUS is joining in that deluge with the announcement of their latest 28″ 4K UHD display. The ASUS PB287Q sports a resolution of 3840 x 2160, putting it at four …

GIGABYTE New 9 Series G1 Lineup Is Born to Game

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It is one thing to call a motherboard a “gaming motherboard” because you add one or two things gamers like to have. It is an entirely different thing to design a motherboard from the ground up with gaming in mind, both now and for the future. GIGABYTE has chosen the latter with the new 9 Series G1 Gaming Motherboards.

The …