Cryptocurrency mining is having a weird effect
Including factory OC
It appears that ASUS is soon going to launch make their STRIX version Radeon RX Vega series graphics cards available world wide. For the beginning the company will launch a ROG-STRIX-RXVEGA64-O8G-GAMING model. The most important part in the model number is the acronym “O8G”, where the “O” stands for overclocked.
Available next year
A few days ago, Acer announced that their Predator X27 4K HDR monitor is going to be be delayed until the first quarter of next year. Well, something appears to be going on, since ASUS has pushed back the launch of their ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ as well. Both monitors have nearly identical specifications, while featuring the same panel for instance.
Designed for overclockers
During Computex 2017, ASUS has unveiled several upcoming motherboards and they’re all starting to hit the market. This time ASUS introduces the ROG Rampage VI Apex, it features an E-ATX form factor with several PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots and M.2 slots. The motherboard is finally available and listed also on Geizhals.
Based on E-ATX form factor
ASUS has revealed the full specifications of its Prime X399-A motherboard. A few months ago, during Computex 2017, ASUS unveiled their first two AMD X399 based motherboards which are compatible with the AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper processors. Meanwhile it looks like the company is ready to introduce this new platform.
New pictures from Chiphell
During the past few days, numerous rumors as well as bits and pieces of information on AMD’s 300-series motherboards with socket TR4 have surfaced. Meanwhile the guys from Chiphell have jumped the gun and released a bunch of pictures on the ASUS X399 ROG Zenith Extreme motherboard. As you could have possibly guessed, this is going to be ASUS’ flagship model.
Tailored for high-end gaming PCs
The ASUS ROG Crosshair VI Extreme is another socket AM4 motherboard that should help filling in gaps in the ASUS AM4 lineup. So far there are only four X370 motherboards from ASUS, which are the Prime X370-Pro, the ROG X370-F Strix Gaming, the ROG Crosshair VI Hero and the ROG Crosshair VI Hero AC. Compared to the ROG Crosshair VI Hero, the ROG Crosshair VI Extreme packs more features.
Designed for overclockers
Featuring UHD/4K panel
The Mark 1 and Mark 2
During this years Computex, ASUS has shown their first batch of X299 motherboards for Intel's Basin Falls platform. So far ASUS has unveiled five ATX models which are all based on the same PCB. What differs is the color scheme, the audio solution and a few connectors. According to ASUS, the motherboards will soon be available in all major retail outlets and online stores.
Featuring WQHD IPS panel
ASUS has expanded its monitor lineup with a new model measuring 27-inch diagonally and featuring a 2560 x 1440 pixel IPS panel. Furthermore the solid stand comes with two integrated stereo speakers and a number of USB 3.0 ports. According to ASUS, the new BE27AQLB business is supposed to be used in the office environment.
Based on ATX form factor
The ASUS ROG Strix X299-E Gaming is another Intel X299 motherboard that should help filling gaps in the ASUS X299 lineup. So far there are five X299 motherboards from ASUS, which are the Prime X299-A, the Prime X299-Deluxe, the ROG Strix X299-E Gaming, the TUF X299 Mark 1 and Mark 2. Compared to the ROG Strix X99 Gaming, the ROG Strix X299-E Gaming offers similar features but a different color scheme.
Two models so far
These days, the Bitcoin is experiencing another hype as currently the price for 1BTC is at a whopping $2'404 US. That means the value of one Bitcoin tripled within a very short period of time. As it always is with Bitcoin mining a big hype kicks in when the exchange rate explodes - as it just did. A few weeks ago we have seen rumors about upcoming mining GPUs and well here are some cards from ASUS now.
Based on ATX form factor
The ASUS Prime X299-Deluxe is another Intel X299 motherboard that should help filling gaps in the ASUS X299 lineup. So far there are only five X299 motherboards from ASUS, which are the Prime X299-A, the Prime X299-Deluxe, the ROG Strix X299-E Gaming, the TUF X299 Mark 1 and Mark 2. Compared to the X99-Deluxe, the Prime X299-Deluxe offers a similar design with white and black color scheme.
Based on P106-100 chip
These days, Bitcoin is experiencing another hype as currently the price for 1BTC skyrocketed to a whopping $2'460 US. That means the value of one Bitcoin tripled within just a few weeks. As it always is with Bitcoin mining a big hype kicks in when the exchange rate explodes - as it just did. A few weeks ago we have seen rumors about upcoming mining GPUs and maybe rather sooner than later NVIDIA is going to introduce something that is geared towards that purpose.
Water cooling and air cooling at same time
First ASUS X399 motherboard
It looks like AMD and Intel are competing head to head with high-end desktop platforms at this year’s Computex. During the show, ASUS has unveiled the first AMD X399 motherboard which is compatible with the upcoming AMD Threadripper processors. According to the name this new model belongs to the high-end series.
Two new ROG Rampage VI
Both of them with ATX form factor