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ASRock Readies Hasbro Transformers-Themed Motherboards

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. btarunr

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    Although ASRock's lineup of socket LGA2011 motherboards is expansive, covering several price-points, and being available in various form-factors (ATX, XL-ATX, and Micro-ATX), all its X79 Extreme series motherboards launched so far, barring the X79 Fatal1ty Profess1onal, features the same black+silver color scheme. ASRock wants to add some color and side-branding to its X79 Extreme motherboards without necessarily investing much in coming up with new designs. Hence it came up with the idea of making Hasbro Transformers-themed motherboards.

    On its Facebook page, ASRock disclosed some rough-sketches (for now, Photoshop quickies), of the X79 Optimus Prime, and the X79 Bumblebee, named after two of the most iconic Autobots from the franchise. These essentially look like the X79 Extreme9 with appropriately-colored heatsink shrouds and expansion slots. The quality of those pictures indicates that ASRock is still in the brainstorming stage of these products, seeking opinions of its Facebook fans, and it will be a while before these products take shape, if they take shape to begin with.

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    ohh....whats next!? A Fantastic 4 or captain america????:slap:
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    Sued by Hasbro 3... 2... 1... :laugh:
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    Well I think they got all the permissions to use the logos
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    Needs more Michael Bay explosions.


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    Asrock...

    YOU WIN!
  7. Live OR Die

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    Gay
  8. Dj-ElectriC

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    Wait on second thought...


    Maybe because of what's happening with ASUS
    Asrock just trolls? either way - asrock wins
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    Fail
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    What no Barbie?
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    this is hilarious.
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    ahahahahha THIS made me spill my tea, oh god do you imagine the PCH heatsink with this?

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    Looks fake to me the angle of the board looks off you cant see the I/O also the resolution is bad and the colors look like there be changed in PS.


    HAHA I DIDNT MAKE THIS HOLD ON I DID :roll: AND YES I WAS BORED :p
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    You totally forced me into this you sick pricks

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    LOL this cant be serious?
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    this thread is now awesome :D

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    More from hasbro

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    ahahahah high five Dj-ElectriC :toast:
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    lol these were made just for fun. Nothing serious there.
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    They will sue you for using the hasbro brand cartoons
    Btw nice idea of tricking people with the transformers thing
    I like the yellow
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    Would totally build a yellow and black rig:rockout:
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    Who is the target audience for these things?
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    Perfect marketing
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    So now we know why Asus got sued for the "Asus Transformer"...

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