Trade Shows

The biggest news of the annual Computex trade show came from AMD: the company is poised to launch its next generation Zen 2 microarchitecture, along with updates to its Ryzen and EPYC product lines. AMD is going all-in with its chiplet CPU architecture, as well as with its new RDNA graphics architecture for the upcoming Navi graphics product family. After AMD’s keynote, we joined a small roundtable of journalists to put questions to AMD’s CEO, Dr. Lisa Su.

A New Collection of HP Envy Convertible Laptops with Wooden Palmrests

On the opening day of Computex, HP introduced its first laptops and convertible notebooks featuring premium wooden inlays on their palmrests. The new HP Envy PCs will be available...

11 by Anton Shilov on 5/28/2019

ASUS Announces its X570 Flagship Motherboard, the Crosshair VIII Formula

During Computex 2019, ASUS has unveiled a series of new AM4 motherboards designed for the impending Ryzen 3000 series processors. The top tier X570 Crosshair VIII Formula model features...

20 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/28/2019

Computer Upgrade King Shows Off a Compact 32-Core Ryzen Threadripper PC

Workstations based on AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper processors with up to 32 cores are available from the vast majority of boutique PC makers. Since we are dealing with hardware for...

9 by Anton Shilov on 5/28/2019

Dell Updates Alienware m15 & m17 Gaming Laptops: New Chassis, New Processors, & Optional OLED Display

Built to strike a balance between performance, style and compact sizes, Dell’s Alienware m-series of gaming laptops were originally introduced last fall, and seem to have quickly risen in...

15 by Anton Shilov on 5/28/2019

When Ice Matters: Dell Announces XPS 13 2-in-1 with Ice Lake-U

Being one of the most successful convertible laptops on the market, Dell’s 13-inch XPS 2-in-1 is something that seems to be good enough already. But with the help of...

50 by Anton Shilov on 5/28/2019

Computex 2019: Intel Keynote with Gregory Bryant (1:30pm TPE, 05:30 UTC)

Intel's annual keynote at Computex this year is being held in the Plenary Hall of the Taiwan International Convention Center. Gavin and Ian are here to report on news...

96 by Ian Cutress & Gavin Bonshor on 5/28/2019

The Ryzen 3000 Impact: ASUS's New ROG Crosshair VIII Impact Motherboard

On the back of AMD's X570 chipset reveal, ASUS has launched a wave of new 3rd generation AM4 models to complement the impending Ryzen 3000 series processors. Not seen...

22 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/27/2019

MSI MPG X570 Gaming Plus Motherboard: Entry Level with Two PCIe 4.0 M.2

Launched with six other models expected to be available at the launch of the X570 chipset, MSI has lifted the lid on its entry-level X570 motherboard, the MPG X570...

8 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/27/2019

Hands-On with Industry’s First 5G Laptop: A Lenovo with Qualcomm’s 8cx SoC and X55 Modem

Lenovo and Qualcomm introduced the world’s first laptop with an integrated 5G modem at Computex. The convertible notebook is based on Qualcomm’s latest platform for Windows 10 on Arm...

16 by Ian Cutress & Anton Shilov on 5/27/2019

Corsair Announces MP600 NVMe SSD With PCIe 4.0

Now that AMD has kicked off the transition to PCI Express 4.0 in the consumer PC market, peripheral vendors are racing to follow suit. Phison is on track to...

10 by Billy Tallis on 5/27/2019

The MSI Prestige X570 Creation Motherboard: 10G LAN, PCIe 4.0 M.2 Xpander, USB 3.1 Gen2 King

MSI has prepared a total of seven models for the launch of AMD's X570 chipset, but in a new series of boards focused at content creators. The new MSI...

15 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/27/2019

AMD Confirms Zen 4 EPYC Codename, and Elaborates on Frontier Supercomputer CPU

After the Computex Keynote today on stage, where AMD revealed its new Ryzen family of processors coming on 7/7, we had a chance to speak with AMD’s SVP and...

16 by Ian Cutress on 5/27/2019

AMD Reveals the X570 Chipset: PCIe 4.0 is Here

At Computex 2019 during AMD's keynote, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su unveiled details new X570 chipset designed for the upcoming Ryzen 3000 series "Matisse" processors. The new 3rd generation...

30 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/26/2019

AMD Ryzen 3000 Announced: Five CPUs, 12 Cores for $499, Up to 4.6 GHz, PCIe 4.0, Coming 7/7

Today at Computex, AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su is announcing the raft of processors it will be launching on its new Zen 2 chiplet-based microarchitecture. Among other things, AMD...

317 by Ian Cutress on 5/26/2019

Dr. Lisa Su at Computex 2019: AMD Keynote Live Blog (10am TPE, 10pm ET, 02:00 UTC)

AMD is on a hell of a ride. With the public still wanting more information about Zen 2 and Navi from the CES announcements, Dr. Lisa Su will be...

23 by Ian Cutress & Gavin Bonshor on 5/26/2019

MSI's New 5Kx2K 34-inch Monitor, with 98% DCI-P3: PS341WU

Modern enthusiasts often want one of two things from their monitor: high frame rates, or great color reproduction. MSI is certainly going for the latter in its new 5Kx2K...

14 by Ian Cutress on 5/26/2019

Intel Teases Ice Lake-U Integrated Graphics Performance

Another snippet of information from Intel today relates to the company’s future mobile platform CPU. We know it’s called Ice Lake-U, that it is built on Intel’s 10nm process...

72 by Ian Cutress on 5/26/2019

Intel Announces 8 Core i9-9900KS: Every Core at 5.0 GHz, All The Time

Last year, Intel showcased a CPU during its keynote a processor with all of its cores at 5 GHz. Today, that becomes a reality – Intel is set to...

137 by Ian Cutress on 5/26/2019

Cooler Master Launches V Gold Series Power Supplies

Ahead of Computex proper, Cooler Master has unveiled its new V Gold series of power supplies. The 80PLUS Gold-rated PSUs come in in two capacities, 650 W and 750W...

3 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/26/2019

GIGABYTE Teases PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD in Press Release: 5 GB/s

A press release sent out by GIGABYTE on Friday said that the company would demonstrate one of the industry’s first SSDs featuring a PCIe 4.0 interface at Computex next...

42 by Anton Shilov on 5/24/2019

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