MSI has unveiled their new flagship GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card, the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z. Many MSI fans have been waiting for a night Lightning card and now it is here! This new card features a 2.5-slot design with a triple fan cooler.
EVGA has revealed their X299 motherboard lineup. All of these boards are designed for Intel’s recently announced X-Series processors. Like previous Intel-based motherboard from EVGA, they have will three boards, the X299 DARK, X299 FTW K and X299 Micro. Let’s see what these boards are all about!
For all of those who were looking for a AMD Radeon RX Vega launch at Computex it did not happen. Instead AMD announced that it will officially announce Radeon RX Vega at SIGGRAPH 2017, which will take place on July 30th. So it looks like we have another month to wait for an official announcement!
Well ASUS was the first to show off a motherboard designed for AMD’s upcoming ThreadRipper high-end desktop (HEDT) processors, but at AMD’s event there were a few more on hand. These are AMD socket SP3r2 (LGA 4094) motherboards. All of these boards feature eight DDR4 memory slots, up to three PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots with x16 wiring, taking advantage of the 64-lane PCIe root complex, and a forth slot splitting away x8 lanes from the third slot.
QNAP had something very interesting at their booth at Computex. There was a very large NAS which had the AMD Ryzen logo on it. The NAS in question is the upcoming TS-1277, which is a 12-bay NAS supporting eight 3.5-inch drives and four 2.5-inch drives.
In Win is always a company we look to at Computex for something crazy and this year they are presenting their WINBOX spherical E-ATX case. This case is definitely going to draw some attention, it is mainly made of aluminum and molded acrylic. The clear, transparent sphere surrounds the motherboard tray, mounts for the PSU, drive bay, and liquid cooling setup.
At Computex 2017 Galax is showing off their new GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Hall Of Fame (HOF) graphics cards. There are actually two new cards on display, the GTX 1080 Ti HOF OC Lab Edition and the GTX 1080 Ti HOF Limited Edition. Let’s start things off with the Limited Edition card.
With Intel’s announcement of X299 and new processors we are going to see a whole slew of new motherboards. One of the more interesting ones is ASRocks tiny X299E-ITX motherboard, which is of course a Mini-ITX X299 motherboard. The LGA2066 socket actually takes up most of the board itself!
It looks like ASUS is showing off the first X399 motherboard, it is the AMD ROG Zenith Extreme. For those confused the X399 platform is for AMD’s upcoming ThreadRipper processors, or AMD’s high-end desktop parts. There is still not that much known about the platform, but this motherboard can shed some light on it.
Here we have the first picture of MSI’s flagship LGA2066 motherboard, the X299 XPower Gaming AC. Looking at the board it has a black PCB with silver / white accents. You can see thermal armor covering the rear I/O, audio, and even a cool M.2 shield.