Sync your Aura-enabled gear with ASUS’ ROG Aura RGB Terminal

    Featuring a four-port addressable RGB controller with ROG Halo and Aura Sync support, ASUS’ brings ROG Aura Terminal to the table.  Each of the ports support up to 90 LEDs max, and a total of 210 LEDs throughout. Your motherboard’s USB 2.0 headers will be used to connect the controller with ASUS’ Aura Sync RGB utility. Either a 4-pin molex connector, or a 45W power brick is used to power it. With ASUS Halo you can create an ambient light effect based on say a game color palette,…

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Gigabyte shows us the AORUS X399 Extreme motherboard at Computex 2018

GIGABYTE unveiled their AORUS x399 Extreme motherboard at Computex 2018 for the TR4 platform. This very motherboard can handle up to all the 32 cores of the Gen 2 Ryzen Threadripper CPU. AORUS X399 Extreme motherboard specs and closeup images. The X399 Extreme motherboard features the gigantic TR4 socket paired by 8 DIMM slots. It has a auxiliary 8-pin connection on the top. We can also find an ESS Saber Hi Fi DAC which is equally tested for AORUS motherboards. The I/O segment is also noticeable. We have here 8…

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AMD teams up with Cooler Master for a new air cooling solution | Wraith Ripper

AMD thermal engineering team and Cooler Master teamed up and made an air cooling solution for 2nd Generation Threadripper. They have named it as Wraith Ripper and it’s arriving along with the refresh by Q3 2018. Wraith Ripper has impressed quite a number of people at Computex 2018. The new cooler feature 14 heat-pipes and customizable RGB illumination and will be based on the TR4 platform. The cooler being decently silent at 39dba at full fan speed. That’s pretty impressive considering cooling a 32-core 64-thread CPU drawing 250 Watts of…

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Corsair’s Crystal 280X earned a good attraction | Check what it is all about

We were not that much inclined towards Corsair’s Crystal 280X chassis in some forums earlier. The pictures and informations there were not enough to judge this case. Corsair showcased the case at Computex 2018, and it seems to turn around gold. Looks simple and compact and there it starts! It’s a glass-RGB box, rather we’d say. This case has tempered class on it’s top, side and front. Available in either black or white, this case comes with RGB fans and controller for 160 USD or without for 110 USD. The…

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Possibly an answer to Intel, AMD comes up with a 32-Core processor

We can imagine as the answer to Intel’s 28-core desktop processor has arrived. AMD came up with the new variant of ThreadRipper 2, this time with 32-cores and 64-threads. This will be based on the 12nm Zen+ architecture. We expect a lot of enhancements from the processors like higher clocks and reduced memory latency. We get to have here four dies This processor has an MCM which is well distributed and connected within to hold eight cores via InfinityFabric. It is found that here we get four Zeppelin die rather…

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Intel shows off their new 28 cores 56 threads processor | Might be a part of the CascadeLake-X flagship

Intel just showed off their newest most extreme high-end desktop processor having 28-cores. Intel didn’t disclose much rather than a Cinebench report that did not reveal much. They are planning it’s launch by Q4 2018. The new 28-core beast  washes off every other HEDT processor. This new processor will be based on Xeon Platinum die which is quite awhile in the market. It’ll be released by Q4 2018 for X299 platform. It is possible that we can witness a new line up of motherboards for this platform, offering features like…

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ASUS unveiles their first ROG smartphone at Computex 2018

We expected ASUS to show off their plethora of latest gaming laptops, peripherals, monitors and what not at Computex, but they went ahead and released a ROG phone with its own ecosystem alongside. Yes, ASUS isn’t the first company to have launched a game-centric smartphone, we’ve been seeing smartphones inheriting the same ideology for a while now. Xiaomi’s Black Shark and Razer Phone are the latest in the business, but what makes ASUS’ approach so appealing is what we’re going to discuss in this article. ASUS went all in and…

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Thermaltake announces their two new chassis after a decade | Level 20 and Level 20 GT Full Tower | Computex 2018

Thermaltake – a well-known brand for their computer components celebrates their anniversary by dropping two new cases. The cases are in fact the Level 20 and Level 20 GT Full Tower predecessor to the Level 10 produced a decade ago. Since then Thermaltake has achieved several breakthroughs in terms of design and technology. Aimed at the high-end market, Thermaltake is pushing the Level 20 to meet the standards: The Aluminium based Level 20 appeals a gaming look with modern architectural aspects and design. The case uses an aerodynamic trio chamber…

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ASUS TUF adds new gaming peripherals and a chassis

In another announcement at Computex 2018, ASUS had introduced another plethora of gaming peripherals and hardware under their TUF lineup. This lineup consists of a TUF Gaming M5 mouse, K5 keyboard, H5 headset and a GT501 chassis. ASUS TUF is an ecosystem where PC builders can assemble same themed compatible products ensuring the durability. Implementing the Omron switches under the left and right buttons ensure a 50Million clicks lifespan for the TUF M5 gaming mouse. This mouse uses a Pixart PAW3327 optical sensor which can go up to crazy resolutions…

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