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A modern enthusiast will scoff at the concept of a Chromebook – limited performance, capabilities, and a simplistic OS for doing some serious work? The fact is that the Chromebook, and Chrome OS, have been gazumping good portions of the notebook market share in recent years, mostly down to its stripped down nature but also the low pricing. In 2019 AMD relaunched its older A-series APUs for Chromebooks, meeting that market need. However, at CES this year we saw the first indication of premium $700+ Chromebooks from Intel. Now AMD is moving into a higher performance space with its Chromebook offerings with new optimized Ryzen hardware and Vega graphics. Today AMD is announcing five new processors for Chromebooks. AMD Chromebook APUs AnandTech Cores Base MHz Turbo MHz GPU CUs GPU MHz TDP Silicon C-Series Zen+Vega Ryzen 7 3700C 4C/8T 2300 4000 10 1400 15 W Picasso Ryzen 5 3500C 4C/8T 2100 3700 8 1200 15...

CES 2019: ASUS ROG Rampage VI Extreme Omega X299 Motherboard

At CES 2019 ASUS is looking to push the boundaries of Intel Skylake-X processors even further than ever before with the announcement its ROG Rampage VI Extreme Omega X299...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/14/2019

CES 2019: ASUS' Chromebook Tablet CT100 for Education

Designed primarily for education use, the Chromebook Tablet CT100 has a rubberized chassis and is powered by an ARM-based SoC, essentially bringing together rugged design and low cost. As...

10 by Anton Shilov on 1/14/2019

ASUS at CES 2019: ProArt PA32UCX 4K Monitor with 1000-Zone FALD Unveiled

ASUS introduced its new flagship professional display at CES. The ProArt PA32UCX supports everything that one might expect from a 2019 professional monitor, including a 4K Ultra-HD resolution along...

33 by Anton Shilov on 1/11/2019

CES 2019: ASUS Unveils the ROG Matrix RTX 2080 Ti With Hybrid Cooling

ASUS has announced a brand new Turing based model to their range with the ROG Matrix RTX 2080 Ti graphics card. The Matrix branding is synonymous with premium and...

23 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/8/2019

ASUS At CES 2019: ROG HDR Gaming Monitor Lineup - Up to 49-Inch Displays

ASUS has announced their upcoming lineup of gaming monitors at CES under the Republic of Gamers branding, and as with everything in Las Vegas, bigger appears to be better...

13 by Brett Howse on 1/6/2019

CES 2019 Quick Byte: Ryzen 7 3750H inside the ASUS FX505DY TUF Gaming with 120 Hz Freesync

One of AMD's announcements today involved its new 35W 2nd Generation Ryzen Mobile processors, and part of that announcement showed one of the first notebooks that will incorporate these...

3 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2019

ASUS Launches Mini PC ProArt PA90: A Tiny Workstation w/ Core i9 & Quadro

ASUS has introduced its first miniature workstation, the Mini PC ProArt PA90. The new system has Intel’s eight-core CPU, NVIDIA’s Quadro graphics, a high-performance storage subsystem, and has four...

17 by Anton Shilov on 1/4/2019

ASUS Chief Exec Jerry Shen Steps Down

ASUS on Thursday announced the resignation of its long-time CEO, Jerry Shen. The step down follows a major change in the company’s smartphone strategy and precedes the company’s switch...

17 by Anton Shilov on 12/13/2018

Sales of High Refresh Gaming Displays Skyrocketing, Curved Gaming LCDs Prevail

The number of news stories about gaming displays that we post has increased significantly in the past couple of years. Established suppliers have broadened their lineups of gaming LCDs...

75 by Anton Shilov on 12/7/2018

ASUS Lists ROG Strix XG32VQR Curved FreeSync 2 Display with RGB

ASUS has quietly added its first AMD FreeSync 2-supporting monitor to its lineup. The ROG Strix XG32VQR is a large curved display boasting with a 144 Hz maximum refresh...

21 by Anton Shilov on 11/30/2018

ASUS Releases VivoBook 14 (X420UA): Inexpensive Ultra-Portable with Premium Look & Feel

ASUS has introduced its latest mainstream VivoBook 14 laptop, with the new model in some ways bringing the series a bit closer to its premium counterparts. The new VivoBook...

18 by Anton Shilov on 11/28/2018

Anton's List of Impressive Products from 2018

As part of our Holiday Season series of best picks, sometimes the items that impress aren't in those lists. Out of all the people on our team, Anton as...

14 by Anton Shilov on 11/27/2018

ASUS Launches Zen AiO 27 Z272SD: New Design, 4K, Six-Core CPU, dGPU, 32 GB RAM

ASUS has quietly added a new premium Zen AiO desktop to its lineup of all-in-one PCs. The latest high-end Zen AiO significantly improves in performance over the predecessor in...

13 by Anton Shilov on 11/16/2018

ASUS Comments on Intel Shortages, U.S.-China Trade War

ASUS this week released its financial results for the third quarter of the year, and in the process issued comments regarding two pressing issues: shortages of Intel’s chipsets and...

26 by Anton Shilov on 11/14/2018

ASUS Shows Off ROG Dominus Extreme Motherboard For Xeon W-3175X 28-Core CPU

On Monday Intel officially announced its new 28-core processor designed for extreme workstations, the Xeon W-3175X. The chip uses the company's high-end Xeon workstation/server sock, LGA3647, and as a...

26 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/9/2018

ASUS Announces ROG Phone Pricing: Available October 18th

It’s been a little over 4 months now that ASUS first announced and showcased the ROG Phone back at Computex. Ian had written up a hands-on article showcasing the...

19 by Andrei Frumusanu on 10/9/2018

Intel Z390 Motherboard Overview: 50+ Motherboards Analyzed

As far back as May of this year details of Intel's Z390 chipset were seemingly leaked accidentally (or was it?). And ever since then, speculation has been rife with...

79 by Ian Cutress & Gavin Bonshor on 10/8/2018

The Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ G-SYNC HDR Monitor Review: Gaming With All The Bells and Whistles

Delayed past its original late 2017 timeframe, let alone the other shipping dates, NVIDIA’s G-Sync HDR technology finally arrived over the last couple months courtesy of Asus’ ROG Swift...

91 by Nate Oh on 10/2/2018

The ASUS ROG Strix Z370-F Gaming Review: A $200 Motherboard at 5.1 GHz

The ASUS ROG Strix Z370-F Gaming sits in the middle of its Z370 product stack, intending to deliver users a full assortment of features. The all black board supports...

13 by Joe Shields on 10/1/2018

The ASUS ROG Strix B360-G Gaming Review: A Polarizing $100 Motherboard Design

The B360 market should be a battleground for new PC builds: it offers almost all the features needed for everyone. There is a lot of scope for motherboard manufacturers...

26 by Joe Shields on 9/25/2018

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