ASUS ROG Press Conference Live Blogby Ian Cutress on June 2, 2014 10:52 PM EST
11:43PM EDT - Computex is very busy already this year, so much being released. Until the next press event!
11:42PM EDT - we'll get a closer look later today, look out for updates and new galleries
11:42PM EDT - That's the end of the presentation, everyone is rushing to the equipment
11:40PM EDT - Also got told some juicy information about the G20 and GR8. Will be at the ASUS booth later today, will try and confirm the info
11:40PM EDT - It's crazy
11:40PM EDT - That's all the new stuff
11:39PM EDT - Single slot design
11:39PM EDT - only 500 pieces this year, maybe more later based on demand
11:39PM EDT - this is an R9 295X2 with an EK Waterblock, limited edition
11:38PM EDT - Now the Ares III VGA
11:38PM EDT - First ROG AMD motherboard since 990FX Fomula-Z
11:38PM EDT - Lots of ROG on FM2+
11:37PM EDT - releasing in July
11:37PM EDT - 1ms response time
11:37PM EDT - one-click button to adjust refresh rate, 60/120/144 Hz
11:36PM EDT - G-sync! 1440p!
11:36PM EDT - ROG Swift PB278Q
11:36PM EDT - Now a monitor
11:35PM EDT - red, of course
11:35PM EDT - two slide-to-press buttons
11:35PM EDT - detachable micro-USB cable
11:35PM EDT - Japanese-made OMRON switches in the mouse, exclusive
11:33PM EDT - Keyboard has customizable keys
11:33PM EDT - Mouse designed for FPS
11:32PM EDT - GK2000 Keyboard and Gladius Mouse
11:31PM EDT - Kris Huang on the video talking about the new ROG mouse
11:31PM EDT - video of gamers now
11:30PM EDT - First up, Gaming Peripherals
11:30PM EDT - Five more products for gaming
11:29PM EDT - Actually word in my ear is that the Extreme team might be focusing on a later platform perhaps, as one might expect
11:28PM EDT - No Extreme model?
11:28PM EDT - Compatible with OC Panel and Front Base
11:27PM EDT - SupremeFX Impact II
11:27PM EDT - M.2 x4 on the Impact
11:27PM EDT - the VI Impact was popular
11:27PM EDT - the VI Impact was popular
11:26PM EDT - A lot of people have been waiting for this
11:26PM EDT - Now the Maximus VII Impact
11:26PM EDT - mPCIe Combo III
11:26PM EDT - Bundled with Watch Dogs
11:25PM EDT - New Crosschill Copper
11:25PM EDT - Looks like the VI Formula witht he all over cover, but obviously Z97 features
11:25PM EDT - Maximus VII Formula!
11:24PM EDT - World's first dual-color PCB
11:23PM EDT - ROG Motherboards now
11:23PM EDT - dual fan cooling system
11:23PM EDT - 4K display!
11:23PM EDT - 100% NTSC, 108% Adobe RGB
11:23PM EDT - Wide color gamut
11:22PM EDT - 15.6 inch, 19mm, 2.2kg
11:22PM EDT - The GX500
11:21PM EDT - Now a gaming notebook
11:21PM EDT - GR8 will have a Steam version in the future
11:21PM EDT - Both G20 and GR8 support Steam OS
11:19PM EDT - Upgradable storage, 4K support, Miracast, 802.11ac Intel LAN
11:19PM EDT - Using Core i7 and 750 Ti
11:19PM EDT - GR8 is 2.5 liter
11:19PM EDT - "Mayan pattern is beautiful"
11:19PM EDT - "Game anywhere"
11:18PM EDT - it's a console PC
11:18PM EDT - Now the GR8 (greeeat)
11:18PM EDT - Aegis software UI for monitoring system performance
11:18PM EDT - 25 dB, 20W idle power
11:17PM EDT - air in the bottom, out at the top
11:17PM EDT - Special design for thermal
11:17PM EDT - Core i7 and GTX 780 in 12.5 liters
11:17PM EDT - 8 million color options
11:16PM EDT - Best CHoice Gold Award for G20
11:15PM EDT - G20 and GR8
11:15PM EDT - "New ultimate gaming machines"
11:15PM EDT - "In pursuit of portability and power"
11:14PM EDT - Corporate VP of Motherboard and Desktop SBU
11:14PM EDT - Joe Hsieh on stage
11:14PM EDT - "Excited about partnership and innovation"
11:14PM EDT - Devil's Canyon mentioned too
11:13PM EDT - and Broadwell for 9-series
11:13PM EDT - Mentioned the unlocked Pentium
11:13PM EDT - Lisa Graff has been the head person behind Intel's recent enthusiast push
11:12PM EDT - "We are investing more in our products for the gaming market"
11:12PM EDT - "In Search of Incredible is a great slogan"
11:11PM EDT - Lisa Graff from Intel on stage
11:11PM EDT - "ROG's New Power and Beauty"
11:10PM EDT - "We live and breathe for performance"
11:10PM EDT - "Power and Beauty"
11:10PM EDT - "We share a passion for winning and pushing performance to the Extreme"
11:09PM EDT - Jonney Shih on stage
11:09PM EDT - Some of ASUS' famous overclockers are on screen
11:08PM EDT - Woohoo starting with dubstep
11:03PM EDT - Lively disco beat, the event is quite full
11:00PM EDT - These ROG events always bring out some crazy engineering. Last year we saw the combined air/water cooling heatsink on the GPU if I remember correctly
10:59PM EDT - A couple of minutes to the start
10:58PM EDT - Kristian and I are here, I'll be on text, Kristian on photographs