NVIDIA officially unveiled their new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics card at COMPUTEX 2021 today. This powerhouse card offers an incredible leap in performance as well as fidelity with acclaimed features such as ray tracing, NVIDIA DLSS performance-boosting AI, NVIDIA Reflex latency-reduction, NVIDIA Broadcast streaming features and additional memory that allows it to zip through the most popular creator applications. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Another day, another dual-screen laptop, and this time, it’s Intel’s “Twin Rivers”. Featuring two 1920×1280 displays that can be used in a traditional convertible mode, which enables users to rotate between laptop and tent modes. Though you can type directly on the bottom screen with a virtual keyboard, Intel also provides an ultra compact Bluetooth keyboard that can be placed on top of the display. Plus, the second display can be used as a digital trackpad for controlling your mouse cursor. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
At first glance, the ASUS Prime Utopia looks like yet another modded computer system, but in reality, it’s a motherboard. This radical design reportedly improves cooling, flexibility, modular I/O, and even sports an on-board OLED dashboard for displaying the technical information. You’ll find PCIe slots on the back, four M.2 slots with a dedicated heatsink, and even a proprietary “Hydra Cortex” fan header that lets you control individual fans independently. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Sleek and stylish, the all-new Gigabyte AERO 15 OLED features a stunning Samsung 4K AMOLED display, complete with a 3mm-thin bezel, all powered by an Intel Core i9-9980HK octa-core CPU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU, DDR4 2,666MHz RAM as well as an ultra-fast SSD. What sets this OLED panel apart from its competitors is that each one is tuned by X-Rite Pantone before leaving the factory to ensure 100-percent DCI-P3 gamut plus DisplayHDR 400 certification, perfect for video creators in mind. Other features include a speedy UHS-II SD card slot for up to 300MB/s transfer speeds, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, an RJ-45 LAN port for networking, three USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, two USB-C ports, an HDMI 2.0 socket and a headphone jack. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
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The ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo made a splash at Computex 2019 this year, but Intel’s Honeycomb Glacier is yet another intriguing dual-screen gaming laptop. Sporting an innovative dual-hinged design that enables you to prop it up at any angle. At the push of a button, the bottom hinge’s clutch mechanism can be folded back down, while the top is just a standard tension hinge. Features include a 9th-generation H-series Intel processor (8 Core / 16 Thread), Tobii eye-tracker, 15.6-inch FHD top display and a 12.3-inch bottom display for social media and other applications. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
NVIDIA officially announced at Computex 2019 that their Quake II RTX ray-traced remaster of the classic FPS game will be released on June 6th, 2019. Owners of a GeForce RTX graphics card, or other capable hardware, can experience the first 3 levels of the game for free, fully remastered with path-traced graphics and a variety of other enhancements. Better yet, if you own a copy of Quake II, the campaign can be played in its entirety, and against others in online multiplayer. Read more for a video walkthrough with NVIDIA Jensen Huang and a behind-the-scenes clip.
Dual-screen laptops already exist, but the ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo boasts a 15.6-inch 4K UHD OLED HDR display with a 14-inch 4K ScreenPad Plus. It’s powered by a high-performance, eight core 9th Gen Intel Core i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 ray-tracing graphics, 40 Gbps Thunderbolt 3, plus NumberPad 2.0, Amazon Alexa voice control and a dedicated turbo-cooling button. There’s no word yet on pricing or availability. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.