ASUS has just announced a new motherboard in the Z87 Deluxe Quad. This is the world’s first motherboard certified by Intel with Thunderbolt 2 technology. This board has two Thunderbolt 2 ports which allow for 12 simultaneously connected devices. Each port is capable of up to a 20 Gbit/s transfer rate and is backwards compatible with the first generation of Thunderbolt.
ASUS has just announced their entire series of H81 chipset Haswell motherboards. The lineup includes six boards: H81M-Plus, H81M-A, H81M-C and H81M-E Micro-ATX motherboards, and the H81I-Plus Mini-ITX (from left to right in the photo below). All of these models feature a single PCI-Express x16 slot, two DDR3 DIMM slots, and two SATA III slots along with ASUS’s latest UEFI BIOS, Realtek 7.1 audio and USB 3.0.
A leaked press shot has brought forward the rumor that ASUS will be expanding VivoBook series with 10.1 inch VivoBook X102BA laptop. The information has come forward from a SweClockers who also managed to get their hands on the specs of this device. If rumors turn out to be real, then the notebook shall release in September.
Seems like ASUS has a lot to offer, firstly the launch of Nexus 7 second gen and then the upgraded FonePad, ASUS has been pretty much in the top gear. For your interest, one more ASUS FonePad has been pronounced online, along with its specs. The information is accompanied by two other devices from the same Taiwanese manufacturer.
ASUS’s Sabertooth motherboards have been a big hit since they were introduced, so there was no doubt there would be a Z87 Sabertooth with ASUS’s new line of Z87 motherboards. This board is of course built on the LGA1150 socket and supports Intel’s Fourth Generation Core Haswell processors. The Z87 Sabertooth still keeps the cool Thermal Armor that everyone loves, but adds on to it with the TUF Fortifier backplate. In addition to that you have things like the Thermal Radar 2, Flow Valve and Dust Defender. For those wondering about specifics this board features two PCI Express 3.0 x16 slots (x16 and x8 electrical), a single PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot (x4 electrical) and three PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots. There are 4 DIMM slots with memory support of up to 32 GB of DDR3 memory, eight SATA 6GB/s ports, 4 USB 3.0 ports and a plethora of other connections. Read on as we take a look.
ASUS has another Ultra Wide monitor on their hands. The last one we talked about was the Designo Series MX299Q which is a 29-inch display. The PB298Q which we are talking about today is also a 29-inch display that features an Ultra Wide 21:9 aspect ratio with a resolution of 2560 x 1080.
Just today ASUS unveiled the ET2301, an all-in-one desktop PC that’s the ideal for the day to day needs of today’s home users. This 23-inch Full HD display can be located at approximately any angle for comfortable 10-point multi-touch control. It constitutes the 4th generation Intel Core desktop processor, besides this the ET2301 AiO PC offers IPS display technology for excellent color resolution and wide viewing angles also equipped with ASUS SonicMaster Premium technology with an influential array speaker and desktop Intel Thunderbolt for connectivity.
ASUS Republic of Gamers has finally made it official with the introduction of the Maximus VI Formula Z87 gaming motherboard. We first detailed this motherboard back in June when it was debuted at Computex. This ATX motherboard is ready for the latest 4th generation Intel Core Haswell processors and is based on Intel’s new Z87 chipset.
ASUS ROG has officially launched their RAIDR Express PCI Express-based solid state drive. We first talked about the RAIDR back in April and now it is here! It is the first PCI Express-based solid state drive with a DuoMode feature which allows it to work with legacy or modern UEFI BIOS. ASUS has aimed the RAIDR Express at hardcore gamers and PC enthusiasts who want a faster and more reliable experience.
ASUS is considered to be the world’s first producer to expose their FM2+ motherboards lineup for the next generation of Kaveri APUs. The new FM2+ motherboards from ASUS include the A88XM-A and A55BM-A motherboards which include the FM2+ socket to support AMD’s current and soon to come generation of APUs.