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BIOSTAR Z97X Motherboard Certified for Windows 10

BIOSTAR’S Z97X Gaming Motherboard is first Intel Z97 Motherboard to be Certified for Windows™ 10 June 4th, 2015, Taipei, Taiwan – BIOSTAR’s latest high-end gaming board, the Gaming Z97X, is the first Intel Z97 based motherboard to be certified for Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system. The Gaming Z97X is the first complete gaming motherboard designed by BIOSTAR from the ground up. The Gaming Z97X is an ATX form factor board that comes with key features such as USB 3.1, three PCI Express 3.0×16 slots, PCIe M.2 support, Dual GbE LAN and BIOSTAR exclusive Super Hi-Fi Audio technology and support for DisplayPort. The on-board HDMI supports 4K and 2K resolutions. There is also the introduction of the SATA Express Connector which supports both SATA and PCIe storage solutions giving maximum data transfer speed of up to 10Gb/s. BIOSTAR is proud to work with partners like Microsoft and Intel to be the first to bring high-end motherboards like the Gaming Z97X certified for Windows™ 10. For more on the Gaming Z97X go to: http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_ID=784 About BIOSTAR BIOSTAR is a manufacturer dedicated to the production of motherboards, graphics cards and industrial computing systems. Since its establishment in 1986, the BIOSTAR GROUP has become a major motherboard supplier in the PC industry. In order to pursue continuous growth, BIOSTAR has invested heavily in acquiring the physical and human resources to excel at research and dev...



CYBERPOWERPC Debuts Gaming Series Loaded with Intel 5th Generation i7-5775C “Broadwell” Processors

CYBERPOWERPC Debuts Gaming Series Loaded with Intel 5th Generation i7-5775C “Broadwell” Processors CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA (June 2, 2015) – CyberPower Inc., www.cyberpowerpc.com, a global manufacturer of custom gaming PCs, gaming laptops, and performance workstations, today announced the immediate availability of a series of custom gaming computers and laptops featuring Intel’s new “Broadwell” processors. Intel’s new processors will be featured in all of CYBERPOWERPC’s Z97 based desktop gaming PCs including the Fangbook III, Zeus EVO, Zeus Mini, and more. The systems are available today at the CYBERPOWERPC web site and from the company’s online partners such as Newegg, Amazon, Walmart, Bestbuy, etc.   Intel’s latest 5th generation flagship Core i7-5775C processor comes with a core clock of 3.3 GHz and 3.7 GHz turbo frequency. The chip is a quad core model with hyper threading enabled and features 6 MB of L3 cache, DDR3 memory rated at 1600 MHz native support.   CYBERPOWERPC systems built with the new 5th generation CPUs feature integrated Iris Pro 6200 graphics, which includes 48 Execution Units, 128 MB of eDRAM (L4) cache and 128-bit memory interface to provide acceleration for a variety of tasks including video encoding and gaming without putting added stress on the cooling system.   CyberPowerPC systems based on the i7-5775C processor will start under $999. The Core i7-5775C gaming system includes: CPU Intel Core i7-5775C with included Iris Pro 6...



Super Talent at Computex 2015

Super Talent at Computex 2015 Product experts available on hand to answer questions at Booth J1211 in the Nangang Convention Center June 2-6 San Jose, California – June 2, 2015 – Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of NAND Flash storage solutions, announces it will be showcasing its updated product portfolio June 2–6 at Computex 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. Super Talent designs and manufactures flash storage solutions that are used extensively in aerospace, enterprise, industrial, and medical applications. Products being showcased will be brand new solid state drives, DDR4 DRAM, USB designs, and a USB 3.1 Portable RAIDDrive. Super Talent’s DuraDrive SSDs are used extensively for In–Vehicle–Infotainment (IVI) systems that are found in many automobiles. DDR4, the successor to DDR3 memory, provides higher data rates, lower power consumption, and the potential for increased module density for the future of memory. The USB 3.1 Portable RAIDDrive uses two M.2 SSDs set up in RAID 0 to provide extremely high performance for a handheld storage device. Super Talent will have knowledgeable experts available to elaborate product features and answer any questions that there may be. The Super Talent booth is located in the Nangang Convention Center, Booth J1211. About Super Talent Technology Super Talent Technology Corporation based in San Jose, California, designs and manufactures flash based SSD and USB storage devices for computers and consumer electronics. An ISO ...



ADATA’s HD720 USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Wins COMPUTEX Best Choice Award 2015

ADATA’s HD720 USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Wins COMPUTEX Best Choice Award 2015 Rugged Features Complement Award-Winning Innovation Taipei, Taiwan – May 29, 2015 – ADATA® Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM computer memory modules and NAND Flash application products, has received the prestigious COMPUTEX TAIPEI Best Choice Award 2015 by matching extremely eye-catching design features with superior performance. Thanks to advanced R&D, innovation and rigorous quality control, ADATA’s HD720 External Hard Drive stands well above other competitors’ offerings. Rugged Looks Meet High-Tech Innovation By combining its rugged great looks with many high-tech features, ADATA’s HD720 Waterproof / Dustproof / Shock-Resistant USB 3.0 External Hard Drive garnered this year’s Best Choice Award. Designed especially for the rugged lifestyles of active users, the HD720 delivers data storage and restoration over an ultra-fast USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connection while safeguarding your files with tough multilayered construction and ADATA’s unique G Shock Sensor Protection. The HD720 is IP68 certified for water submersion and dusty environments, and has passed the stringent MIL-STD-810G 516.6 drop test also. To offer even more security, the HD720 comes with free software “HDD Password Tool” to stop unauthorized access to your sensitive data. Users can choose an HD720 that comes with 500GB, 1TB, or 2TB capacities. About the COMPUTEX TAIPEI Best Choice...



QNAP Brings Premium Business Features at a Competitive Price with the 10GbE-ready, AMD-powered, 5-bay, Quad-core TS-563

QNAP Brings Premium Business Features at a Competitive Price with the 10GbE-ready, AMD-powered, 5-bay, Quad-core TS-563 Taipei, Taiwan, May 28, 2015 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. continues its partnership with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD®) to announce the 5-bay TS-563 Turbo NAS. With an AMD Embedded G-Series quad-core 2.0GHz SoC processor and up to 16GB RAM, the TS-563 features AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption, SSD cache acceleration, AMD-V™ virtualization, and optional 10GbE connectivity that allows small and medium businesses to build private clouds suitable for high-speed networks and application-intensive environments. The TS-563 is available at a budget price to maximize ROI and will be showcased at Computex Taipei 2015. “The TS-563 is our most affordable 10GbE-ready quad-core NAS with hardware-accelerated encryption and virtual machine support. It is a fast and scalable NAS solution designed for optimizing business applications and satisfying quickly-growing data storage needs while providing 10GbE readiness for budget-conscious organizations and professionals,” said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP. “We’re pleased to extend our collaboration with QNAP to bring innovative NAS solutions to market,” said Dilip Ramachandran, senior director of marketing, AMD Embedded Solutions. “The AMD G-Series SoC offers a low power solution delivering high performance at attractive cost levels. Together with QNAP, this offers an ideal...



ASUSTOR Release Surveillance Center 2.3 Beta

ASUSTOR Release Surveillance Center 2.3 Beta ASUSTOR’s Surveillance Center 2.3 Beta introduces brand new features including automated event action rules, foreign object detection, more intuitive on-screen controls and expansion of the HDMI local output function. All users are welcome to download and experience the latest Surveillance Center functions. Taipei, Taiwan, May 25th, 2015 – ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the release of the Surveillance Center 2.3 beta version. This version of Surveillance Center features powerful new features including automated event action rules, simplified and intuitive on-screen controls, role-based access control, and the addition of foreign object detection for intelligent video analytics and search. The HDMI local output function has also been expanded for setups with greater than 4 cameras, allowing users to change pages to view different video feeds and automatically cycle between feeds, providing the same type of convenience as browsing real-time surveillance feeds on a web page.   “Since the release of Surveillance Center we have been continually receiving feedback from all of our users. This has allowed us to make continual improvements and innovations, creating an even more reliable, convenient and versatile surveillance system,” said James Su, Product Manager at ASUSTOR. “This new upgrade significantly enhances overall system performance in a variety of ways ...



Compare DirectX 12, Mantle and DirectX 11 with 3DMark

Compare DirectX 12, Mantle and DirectX 11 with 3DMark We’re excited to introduce our new 3DMark API Overhead feature test – the world’s first independent test for measuring differences in DirectX 12, DirectX 11 and Mantle API performance. It’s also the very first public application to use DirectX 12 full stop. This is cutting edge stuff Developed with input from AMD, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA, and the other members of our Benchmark Development Program, the 3DMark API Overhead feature test lets you compare the performance of DirectX 12, DirectX 11, and Mantle. The purpose of the test is to compare the relative performance of different APIs on a single system, rather than the absolute performance of different systems. The API Overhead feature test is not a general-purpose GPU benchmark, and it should not be used to compare graphics cards from different vendors. (We are working on a DirectX 12 benchmark with game-like workloads, which we expect to release soon after the public launch of Windows 10.) Why is API overhead important? There has been much talk this year of new graphics APIs that let developers code ‘close to the metal.’ And though it’s natural to think of the GPU, the benefits of APIs with lower overhead are actually achieved by making better use of multi-core CPUs to streamline code execution and eliminate software bottlenecks, particularly for draw calls. A draw call happens when the CPU tells the GPU to draw an object on ...



G.SKILL Hosts Intel and Samsung Sponsored OC World Cup & 4th Annual OC World Record Stage at Computex 2015

G.SKILL Hosts Intel and Samsung Sponsored OC World Cup & 4th Annual OC World Record Stage at Computex 2015 Featuring 5 Performance Motherboard Brands, 19 Top Overclockers  Taipei, Taiwan (25 May 2015) – G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid state storage, is hosting two major extreme overclocking events at Computex 2015 (June 2~6): the OC World Cup 2015 and the OC World Record Stage 2015! 19 world-class overclockers, 5 motherboard vendors, and 3 hardware sponsors – all at the G.SKILL Computex Booth I0608, located at Nangang Exhibition Hall, 1F! Very special thanks to Intel, Samsung, and Kingpin Cooling for sponsoring the OC World Cup 2015 and the 4th Annual OC World Record Stage extreme overclocking events! “Intel is pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s G.SKILL OC World Cup & 4th Annual OC World Record Stage at Computex 2015,” says Gregory Bryant, Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Intel Corporation. “Intel processors and chipsets enable mind-blowing experiences and we are glad to be a part of this exciting event.” 4th Annual OC World Record Stage 2015 Over the course of five days, G.SKILL will join forces with five major performance motherboard brands, including ASRock, ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte, and MSI, and will be represented by 14 professional overclockers to break benchmark world records on a live stage using the latest X99 motherboards with Int...



The COUGAR QBX mini-ITX Gaming case has won the COMPUTEX d&i award, organized by iF

COUGAR QBX Gaming Case Receives Prestigious Award, Settles Console vs PC Debate   6th May, 2015 Taipei, Taiwan – COUGAR, leading brand in the gaming hardware market, is proud to announce today that the new COUGAR QBX Mini-ITX Gaming case is one of the award winners of COMPUTEX d&i awards 2015, organized by iF. The award has been granted in recognition of QBX’s innovative design. Obtaining this recognition is another confirmation of QBX’s extraordinary value and revolutionary nature. Its support for high end graphics cards (up to 350mm long) and impressive amounts of memory (including several SSDs to maximize loading speed) as well as its superb cooling potential make QBX the ultimate gaming case. The idea of a powerful compact case with a competitive price has already generated huge amounts of expectation. This is because QBX directly eliminates the last advantage gaming consoles used to have over gaming PC: their compactness and stylish looks. QBX is as elegant as any new generation console, it is compact enough to be placed in the living room, and can house a gaming PC much more powerful than any console on the market. QBX’s elegance does not come only from its small size and looks, but also for its compatibility with slot loading ODD and its extremely efficient cable management. This means low space consumption, clean environment and freedom for placing it anywhere the user wants. Regarding its graphics potential, with the right components i...



COUGAR celebrates its first year in the gaming peripherals market and announces plans for the future

COUGAR celebrates first year in Gaming Peripherals, announces exciting future April 30th, 2015, Taipei, Taiwan – COUGAR, leading brand in the development of PC gaming hardware, celebrates now its first year in the gaming peripherals market and announces plans for the future. Before entering this market, COUGAR had already become a well-known brand in the area of quality cases, PSUs and fans. In the last five years, COUGAR has been receiving feedback from customers that expressed a wish for an improvement in the gaming peripherals market, which had long been plagued by problems such as non-functional designs, poor quality, unusable software and more problems. In view of this, COUGAR decided to take matters into their own hands. “We love gaming, and we’ve worked hard for years to provide PSUs, cases and fans suited to gamers’ specific needs. We took a long, hard look at the gaming peripherals market and to be honest, with few exceptions, we didn’t like what we saw. We knew it was time for us to do something about it.” Lio Huang – Director COUGAR entered the PC Gaming Peripherals market a year ago with the arrival of the 700 series. Greeted with almost universal acclaim from both the public and expert reviewers, both 700M and 700K received prestigious professional awards due to their design. Together with the 700 series came COUGAR UIX, which due to its functionality and user friendly interface became an instant success, receiving massive appraisal. ...



TRENDnet® Awarded EMEA Diamond Award Smart Home Vendor of the Year

TRENDnet Awarded EMEA Diamond Award Smart Home Vendor of the Year TORRANCE, Calif. -April 2, 2015- TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, is pleased to announce DISTREE EMEA 2015 presented TRENDnet with the coveted Diamond Award Smart Home Vendor for the EMEA region. DISTREE EMEA is a powerful business platform for brands looking to manage, build, or launch routes-to-market within the EMEA region. DISTREE, an invitation only event, assembles top tier ICT, telecom, and consumer electronic channel executives from over 60 EMEA countries. Senior channel representative are paired with top tier consumer brands in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. More than 1,000 senior channel executives gathered at the Salle des Etoiles in Monaco, for the ‘EMEA Channel Academy 2015 Awards’, held in conjunction with DISTREE EMEA. Attending EMEA distributors, retailers, and online stores used a live electronic voting system to select the leading Smart Home vendor. TRENDnet competed in this category with five other top tier brands. Voting took place in real time, followed by a presentation to TRENDnet as the Diamond Award Smart Home-EMEA 2015 winner. “The entire TRENDnet team is thrilled to be awarded the Diamond Award Smart Home Vendor of the Year,” stated Stephanie Xian, TRENDnet international business development director. “Having our peers recognize TRENDnet’s innovative Smart Home products says a lot about the solutions we ...



Tesoro Sponsoring Hearthstone Tournament at UK’s Biggest Gaming Festival: Insomnia 54

Tesoro Sponsoring Hearthstone Tournament at UK’s Biggest Gaming Festival: Insomnia 54 Play the Latest Games in VR and Win Prizes at the Charity Raffle April 1, 2015, Milpitas CA, USA – Tesoro Technology USA Inc., a manufacturer of high-tech gaming products, today announces that it will be the headline sponsor of the Hearthstone tournament at Insomnia 54, April 3 – 6, and attendees will be able to win PC gear and play the latest games in VR as well as enter for a chance to win a car at its booth. Enter a Draw for a Chance to Win a Car Visitors to the Tesoro booth will be able to enter a prize draw to win a car. The winner will be selected at Insomnia 55 in August. Headline Sponsor of the HearthStone Tournament Tesoro will be the headline sponsor of HearthStone tournament. With up to 128 possible entrants competing for up to £3,000, this strategy card game tournament will be one to watch. Game in VR with Tesoro Several gaming stations featuring the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will be set up at the Tesoro booth for visitors to play the latest PC games. Tesoro invites all to feel the difference in the gaming experience when you game with Tesoro. Charity Raffle in Collaboration with Gigabyte Tesoro. Gigabyte UK Motherboard, and Gigabyte BRIX have teamed up at Insomnia 54 to raffle over £2000 in prizes, including Tesoro mechanical keyboards, Gigabyte motherboards and the BRIX mini-PC. All proceeds will go to charity. Full Tesoro on Display The full Tesoro lin...



High-Rely DeltaSync File-Level Backup Technology Introduced

High-Rely DeltaSync File-Level Backup Technology Introduced NetSwap and RAIDFrame Firmware Update Adds Important New Speed-Saving Backup Synchronization Feature COLUMBUS, OH – 26 MARCH 2015 – Highly Reliable Systems, the innovative American-made server backup storage experts, have announced at the ASCII Group Success Summit immediate availability of NetSwap firmware release 2.13. This update includes a newly developed High-Rely DeltaSync Technology, which enhances synchronization functionality for NetSwap and RAIDFrame server backup appliances. DeltaSync is a file-level tracking feature that queues changes in memory, and promotes significantly improved synchronization times between High-Rely backup devices and their targets. “A key feature of our products is our Automatic Mirroring Technology (AMT), which allows our backup systems to be continuously connected while creating automatic backups onto removable media. Our new DeltaSync feature was designed in direct response to the needs of our customers using today’s larger hard drives” explained Derry Bryson, senior software engineer at Highly Reliable Systems. “High-capacity hard drives translate into longer rebuild times using block-by-block mirroring technology that copies the entire disk – even if only a small portion of the data changed. DeltaSync copies only the data that has changed, leading to rebuild times that are a fraction of what they were using mirroring.&...



Compare DirectX 12, Mantle and DirectX 11 with new 3DMark test

Compare DirectX 12, Mantle and DirectX 11 with new 3DMark test  Introducing our new 3DMark API Overhead feature test – the world’s first independent test for measuring differences in DirectX 12, DirectX 11 and Mantle API performance. It’s also the very first public application to use DirectX 12 full stop. This is cutting edge stuff! Developed with input from AMD, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA, and the other members of our Benchmark Development Program, the 3DMark API Overhead feature test lets you compare the performance of DirectX 12, DirectX 11, and Mantle. The purpose of the test is to compare the relative performance of different APIs on a single system, rather than the absolute performance of different systems. The API Overhead feature test is not a general-purpose GPU benchmark, and it should not be used to compare graphics cards from different vendors. (We are working on a DirectX 12 benchmark with game-like workloads, which we expect to release soon after the public launch of Windows 10.) Why is API overhead important? There has been much talk this year of new graphics APIs that let developers code ‘close to the metal.’ And though it’s natural to think of the GPU, the benefits of APIs with lower overhead are actually achieved by making better use of multi-core CPUs to streamline code execution and eliminate software bottlenecks, particularly for draw calls. A draw call happens when the CPU tells the GPU to draw an object on the scre...



Leadtek Take on your most challenging workloads, Quadro M6000 12GB is right there

Take on your most challenging workloads, Quadro M6000 12GB is right there Taipei, Taiwan, March 23, 2015 LEADTEK, the authorized channel partner of NVIDIA® professional graphics card in the Asia-Pacific region, today releases NVIDIA® Quadro® M6000 and NVIDIA® Quadro® K1200. These 2 new products are aimed at the ultra-high-end users and entry-level users with small form factor workstations separately. Featuring large memory let you tackle the most challenging visual computing tasks effortlessly. The NVIDIA Quadro M6000 has 3072 CUDA cores, powered by the latest NVIDIA Maxwell™ GPU. The heart of Maxwell’s power efficient performance is its newly designed streaming multiprocessor which delivers incredible performance and unmatched power efficiency, through an improved instruction scheduler and new data path organization. It allows professionals to take on the most challenging digital prototyping, visual effects, and geophysical or architectural visualization workloads with the graphics horsepower, realism, and interactivity that only the NVIDIA Quadro M6000 can deliver. Moreover, it features 12 GB of ultra-fast memory, and supports four displays natively with resolutions of true 4K. Enjoy exceptional accuracy and photorealism in your creative workflow by using NVIDIA® Iray® technology* to reach new levels of interactive, physically based rendering. Users can’t miss the most powerful graphics in a compact form factor: NVIDIA Quadro K1200. Enjoy amazing 3D applicat...






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