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ASUS RT-AC58U Wi-Fi Router Announced

ASUS RT-AC58U Wi-Fi Router Announced

ASUS RT-AC58U Wi-Fi Router Announced Powerful AC1300-class Wi-Fi router with MU-MIMO technology delivers outstanding coverage and smooth multi-device performance ASUS today announced RT-AC58U, a dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi router featuring AC1300-class combined concurrent speeds of up to 1267Mbps. RT-AC58U addresses the common problem of Wi-Fi congestion in the home caused by a proliferation of connected devices, …

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ASUS Crossblade Ranger Mainboard Review

ASUS Crossblade Ranger Mainboard Review Accelerated Processing Units – APUs short – for Socket FM2 + are normally known for a balanced price-performance ratio. Overclocking is possible at the APUs, but in the power supply compromises, whereby the scope thereof. This point is also holding the platform costs relatively low. Who but the certain searches …

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Asus X99-A II Motherboard Review

Asus X99-A II Motherboard Review Broadwell-E is here, giving Intel’s high-end desktop platform an impressive shot in the arm. This refresh bumped the top-end X-series part to ten cores—each now sporting Intel’s Broadwell microarchitecture—all while fitting into the same LGA2011-v3 socket that we welcomed with Haswell-E. Part of Broadwell-E’s appeal is the fact that the …

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ASUS Radeon RX 460 STRIX OC 4GB Video Card Review

ASUS Radeon RX 460 STRIX OC 4GB Video Card Review AMD’s Radeon RX 460 promises entry-level gaming for the masses, with pricing starting at $109. We are reviewing the ASUS RX 460 STRIX OC, which comes with 4 GB instead of 2 GB and an additional 6-pin power connector, at at $140 price point… at techPowerUp! …

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ASUS ROG Spatha Gaming Mouse Review

The ASUS ROG Spatha Wireless/ Wired gaming mouse brings wireless gaming to the desktop. It has an aggressive body design, six tactile side buttons, RGB lighting, and swappable left and right OMRON switches. The magnesium alloy chassis promotes durability and the sparkly steel-gray non-stick coating prevents the finish from wearing off after years of usage. Inside of the ROG Spatha is the 8200 DPI Avago 9800 laser sensor. When the mouse battery runs low, a provided micro-USB cable can be connected directly to the mouse to charge it as you play. A charging station/ wireless receiver is included in the box to charge and show off the mouse when it is not in use. At Benchmark Reviews, we will take a look at what the ROG Spatha has to offer over the competition.

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ASUS STRIX Radeon RX 470 Graphics Card Review

ASUS STRIX Radeon RX 470 Graphics Card Review Last month AMD launched the first of their Polaris based graphics cards, bringing their latest technology to consumers and taking the market forward. As is often the case, that model (the RX 480) is followed by a lower priced version which looks to provide consumers with the …

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ASUS Radeon RX 470 STRIX OC 4GB Video Card Review

ASUS Radeon RX 470 STRIX OC 4GB Video Card Review Today AMD releases their Radeon RX 470, a more cost-efficient, trimmed down version of the RX 480. For review we have the ASUS STRIX, an overclocked custom design, with a completely new dual-slot dual-fan cooler that stops its fans in idle and light load… at techPowerUp! …

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ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura Motherboard Announced

ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura Motherboard Announced

ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura Motherboard Announced ASUS today announced Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura, the world’s first 3D-printing-friendly motherboard with a patent-pending mounting design, plus Aura RGB LED lighting to enable the creation of exciting color-matched custom builds with ease. Z170 Pro Gaming/Aura is packed with many exclusive features optimized for the best gaming experience and incorporating …

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ASUS RX 480 STRIX OC 8GB Video Card Review

ASUS RX 480 STRIX OC 8GB Video Card Review The ASUS RX 480 STRIX OC is the first custom design variant of the RX 480 that we are reviewing. It comes with the same cooler as the STRIX GTX 1080, which ensures excellent temperatures. ASUS has also improved power capability of their card, it’s coming …

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ASUS TUF Sabertooth 990FX R3.0 Motherboard Announced

ASUS TUF Sabertooth 990FX R3.0 Motherboard Announced

ASUS TUF Sabertooth 990FX R3.0 Motherboard Announced ASUS today announced TUF Sabertooth 990FX R3.0, a new ATX motherboard with an exclusive digital-camouflage design — and the first TUF model with ASUS Aura LED illumination built in. Based on the AMD® 990FX/SB950 chipset and compatible with processors for the AMD AM3+ socket, TUF Sabertooth 990FX R3.0 …

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ASUS GTX 1080 Strix Gaming 8GB Video Card Review

ASUS GTX 1080 Strix Gaming 8GB Video Card Review The ASUS STRIX GTX 1080 Gaming OC is the highest clocked GTX 1080 variant so far, running almost 2000 MHz actual clock on average, boosting up to 2050 MHz out of the box without any manual overclocking. The new cooler is not only quiet but also …

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ASUS PL-AC56 Networking Kit Introduced

ASUS PL-AC56 Networking Kit Introduced

ASUS PL-AC56 Networking Kit Introduced HomePlug AV2 powerline adapter kit with dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi offers 1200Mbps wired and wireless networking via any power outlet. ASUS today announced PL-AC56 Kit, a complete HomePlug® AV2 powerline networking kit with ultra-fast dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity. This powerful AC1200-class kit gives users an easy, instant way extend wired and …

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ASUS X99 Signature and ROG Strix Motherboards Introduced

ASUS X99 Signature and ROG Strix Motherboards Introduced

ASUS X99 Signature and ROG Strix Motherboards Introduced ASUS and Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced ASUS Signature X99-Deluxe II, X99-A II and X99-E, along with ROG Strix X99 Gaming from the latest ROG Strix Series line-up — four all-new ATX motherboards based on the Intel® X99 chipset and loaded with exclusive technologies to maximize …

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ASUS GTX 950 2GB Graphics Card Review

ASUS GTX 950 2GB Graphics Card Review ASUS recently released a GTX 950 that runs without additional power connector, making it the fastest graphics card in this performance class. In our review we will test how the board deals with the 75 W power limit and how that affects performance… at techPowerUp! Related Items: ASUS GTX …

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ASUS Radeon R9 Fury STRIX Graphics Card Review

ASUS Radeon R9 Fury STRIX Graphics Card Review The reason many of us even started using PCs in the first place was because we wanted something capable of many more uses compared to gaming consoles (although i have to admit that back when i got my first 80386 my Amiga 500 was still my favorite). …

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ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Matrix 6GB Video Card Review

ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Matrix 6GB Video Card Review GTX 980 Ti Matrix is the ASUS flagship card for the company’s current GPU lineup. It is priced at $720 and comes with tons of enthusiast tuning options, a huge triple-slot cooler and a large overclock. Out of the box the card is the fastest …

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ASUS VivoMini VC65 and VC65R Mini PCs Announced

ASUS VivoMini VC65 and VC65R Mini PCs Announced

ASUS VivoMini VC65 and VC65R Mini PCs Announced High-performance mini PCs powered by up to 6th-generation Intel Core processors, featuring RAID support and a versatile modular design with three configuration options ASUS today announced its latest mini PCs, the VivoMini VC65 Series. The VC65 and VC65R mini PCs feature a versatile modular design with three …

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ASUS ZenDrive U7M External USB DVD Writer Announced

ASUS ZenDrive U7M External USB DVD Writer Announced

ASUS ZenDrive U7M External USB DVD Writer Announced ASUS today announced ZenDrive U7M (SDRW-08U7M-U), an ultra-slim external USB DVD writer with M-DISC® archival media support. Designed to help users protect their lifelong memories ­— such as family photos and home videos — M-DISC DVDs can store data for 1,000 years or more1, giving the peace …

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Asus Z170M Plus Motherboard Review

Asus Z170M Plus Motherboard Review Asus are calling this their “Flagship micro-ATX Z170 with 5X Protection II for dependable stability, fantastic DDR4 performance, and reversible USB Type-C connectivity”. It’s a rather odd claim for this motherboard, Asus have flagship product lines, the Rampage and ROG series for example. Why would they call Z170M Plus motherboard …

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ASUS TUF Sabertooth Z170 S Motherboard Announced

ASUS TUF Sabertooth Z170 S Motherboard Announced

ASUS TUF Sabertooth Z170 S Motherboard Announced ASUS today announced TUF Sabertooth Z170 S, a new ATX motherboard with stunning arctic-white digital camouflage and packed with many exclusive features for ultimate cooling. These include TUF Thermal Radar 2 fan management, TUF ICe temperature sensors, the TUF Detective 2 companion app for remote monitoring and control, …

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ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Impact Motherboard Review

ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Impact Motherboard Review When you look at the stock performance, the Maximus VIII Impact is going to deliver results in a narrow envelope when compared to other motherboards. That’s a given. However, running out of spec is where this little board will shine, much like the rest of the ROG Z170-based …

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ASUS Maximus VIII Formula ATX Gaming Motherboard Announced

ASUS Maximus VIII Formula ATX Gaming Motherboard Announced

ASUS Maximus VIII Formula ATX Gaming Motherboard Announced Z170 gaming motherboard with best-in-class CrossChill EK liquid cooling, sleekly strong ROG Armor and Aura RGB LED lighting ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Maximus VIII Formula, a Z170 Express chipset-based ATX gaming motherboard with exclusive CrossChill EK cooling, epic aesthetics and strength with Aura RGB …

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ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Extreme Motherboard Review

ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Extreme Motherboard Review Overclocking is just one of the many aspects of this board. ASUS builds its Republic of Gamers motherboards to be both high performance machines that deliver a targeted set of features to its core audience, the gamer. ASUS SupremeFX 2015 sound solution includes all the hardware to deliver …

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ASUS Maximus VIII Hero Alpha Motherboard Announced

ASUS Maximus VIII Hero Alpha Motherboard Announced

ASUS Maximus VIII Hero Alpha Motherboard Announced ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Maximus VIII Hero Alpha, an ATX Z170-based gaming motherboard packed with advanced gamer-friendly features and the very latest connectivity — and the world’s first motherboard with an integrated RGB header compatible with standard 12V RGB LED strips for instant custom illumination. …

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ASUS Radeon R9 380X Strix 4GB Video Card Review

ASUS Radeon R9 380X Strix 4GB Video Card Review Today AMD launches their Radeon R9 380X, which is built on the company’s fully unlocked Tonga silicon with 2048 shaders. In terms of price and performance the card sits right in the middle of GTX 960 and GTX 970, where it is supposed to capture market …

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