Reviews

Date: Jun 17th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Top Power & Abee

Top Power and the japanes case manufacturer Abee are sharing a booth to display their products. Top Power is showing off their external 2000W PSU as well as some very unique and small ATX units. Abee has some amazing all aluminum cases with multi-color paint jobs on display.

Date: Jun 17th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Vizo

Vizo is showing off a wide range of PC accessories, lighting and cooling as well as some very interesting internal and external USB devices. A full range of hard drive enclosures for 2.5 and 3.5 inch hard drives in multiple colors can also be viewed at their booth at Computex.

Date: Jun 16th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Team Group

Team Group is showing off some amazing DDR2 and DDR3 memory using heatpipe cooling. They are also one of the few to have a running quad channel 8 GB DDR2 system at their booth. Besides that you will find a few interesting memory sticks as well as DDR2 1300 MHz and DDR3 at 1333MHz.

Date: Jun 15th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Cooler Master

Coolermaster is showing off their new Cosmos as well as some other cases at their suite. A 1250W power supply connected to two SLI systems is also on display as well as their new line-up of CPU coolers. On top of that, there are watercooling systems for both NVIDIA and ATI cards being shown.

Date: Jun 15th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Leadtek

Leadtek is showing off their overclocked and watercooled GeForce 8800 Ultra at Computex. They even have an SLI kit up and running on a single waterblock. The rest of the GeForce 8 series can also be viewed, with many factory overclocked variants and some very unique cooling solutions.

Date: Jun 15th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: NZXT

NZXT has some very unique cases on display in their suite at the Hyatt. The Rouge is the ultimate LAN party case, without the usual space restrictions or thermal problems. You will also find some high quality mainstream enclosures, power supplies and notebook cooling pads in the suite.

Date: Jun 15th 2007
Author: W1zzard
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: DFI

DFI is one of the top manufacturers for high-end enthusiast motherboards, so it does not surprise to see new products using all the latest and greatest in chipset technology. We could see new Intel X38 motherboards with both DDR2 and DDR3. Also on display was the new AMD RD790 motherboard for AMD Socket AM2. Soon, DFI will announce a revolutionary feature that improves cooling of the motherboard components.

Date: Jun 15th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Zaward

Zaward has a small booth at Computex, but their CPU coolers are quite out of the ordinary. Some feature direct touch heatpipes, while others use golf fans in combination with heatpipes for silent operation. A pre-filled watercooling kit and passive northbridge heatsink can also be viewed at their booth

Date: Jun 14th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Winchip

Winchip may not be well known in Europe or the Americas, but have made a name for themselves in Asia. They are trying to break into the european market and have some very interesting and well performing memory on display at their Computex booth.

Date: Jun 14th 2007
Author: W1zzard
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Biostar

Biostar has been doing incredibly well with their T-Series motherboards. The latest products use all the new Intel chipsets like X38 and G33. On the video cards side the V-Ranger voltage control features have been extended to the GeForce 8600 Series.

Date: Jun 13th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Elixir

Elixir has a fancy yellow booth, showing off various DDR3 1066 or 1333 MHz modules for notebooks and desktops. Their demo system is running the new memory at 1600MHz, while you will also find DDR2 sticks running 1066MHz at default voltage on display.

Date: Jun 13th 2007
Author: W1zzard
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: ASRock

ASRock had a number of cost-effective Core 2 Duo motherboards on display which all support up to 1333 MHz FSB. Another novelty was the ConRoe 1333-DVI/H R2.0 which comes with a DVI add-on card that has to be installed in a PCI-Express slot and reroutes the Intel Integrated Graphics to a DVI port with HDCP support.

Date: Jun 13th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Alutek

Alutek is showing off a wide range of HTPC cases fit for every budget. Their line-up of such enclosures is quite extensive. The company is also displaying small cases which act as heatsinks, making them perfect for passive home theater PCs.

Date: Jun 13th 2007
Author: W1zzard
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Corsair

At Corsair you could see the world's fastest DDR3 memory running at 2000 MHz, that's 1000 MHz real clock. Also several shipping DDR3 products were on display in addition to a static demo of ATI's new RD790 chipset motherboard.

Date: Jun 11th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Akasa

Akasa has brought an all new line-up of VGA coolers to Computex and is also showing off new CPU coolers and brand-new power supplies with 135 mm fans. Even a golden colored, actively cooled notebook cooling pad can be viewed at their booth.

Date: Jun 11th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: A-DATA

A-DATA is showing off a lot of different and very innovative flash memory devices. You will find tiny memory sticks as well as rugged ones at their booth. All new DDR2 1200 MHz and DDR3 memory is also on display, while their new line-up of digital picture frames is being shown off for the first time.

Date: Jun 6th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Scythe

Scythe is letting visitors take a look at their newest CPU coolers like the Kama Cross or Ninja Mini, as well as a prototype of an immensly large CPU cooler, which utilize 10 heatpipes as well as a very large fan. In other areas, we show you a few very useful products and their Japan exclusive power supplies.

Date: Jun 6th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: GeIL

GeIL is showing off three systems, one running DDR3, another DDR2 PC2-9200 CL4-4-4-12 and a third with a whooping 8GB quad channel kit of their new Black Dragon series DDR2. You will also find notebook and Macintosh memory at their booth. A small assortement of USB flash devices rounds up GeIL's offering

Date: Jun 5th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: MACS & Casetek

Even though MACS is not such a well known brand, their cooling products are very innovative and they are one of the few to implement TECs into all their products. The GPU coolers are even compatible with NVIDIA G80 graphic cards. MACS also sells cases under the Casetek brand. Their newest offering is simply such a unique case, that we could not pass up the chance to snap a few pictures and bring you all the details of the new V. Gemini case.

Date: Jun 5th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: PQI

PQI is a well known memory and flash storage manufacturer. They have a great booth at Computex and are showing off incredibly small and innovative USB storage devices, high performance DDR2 memory as well as DDR3 DIMMs. Their Intelligent Stick Mini and Card Drive have some incredible dimensions and capacities with 4 GB and 32 GB respectively

Date: Jun 4th 2007
Author: W1zzard
In: Tradeshows
Computex 2007: Introduction

COMPUTEX Taipei, or Taipei International Information Technology Show is held in Taipei annually since 1981. It is the largest computer expo on the asian continent, with a constant growth every year. We took a quick look at behind the scenes to see a lot of construction work going on, even on the eve before the show.

Date: Mar 30th 2007
Author: djbbenn
In: Tradeshows
CeBIT 2007: Lian Li

When it comes to cases, there are a couple of names that really stand out. Lian Li is one of them, and this year at CeBIT they were showing off the best of what they have. From Media Cases and towers, and their accessories, Lian Li had a very nice booth. They had some new cases which were based on existing cases with new face plates, and they were all looking very fine.

Date: Mar 30th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CeBIT 2007: Gigabyte

Gigabyte has a very large booth, showing off all their different offerings. Even though they also have the current items on display, we will focus mostly on the newcomers and future products like motherboards using the new Intel Bearlake Chipsets.

Date: Mar 26th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CeBIT 2007: Tidbits

There are a few other companies, offering very interesting new releases and upcoming products. In this article you will find water cooling for Mushkin memory from Alphacool, some interesting hardware from North Q, DirectX 10 graphic cards from MSI, brand new mATX and DTX cases from Silverstone and prototype enclosures and keyboards from Enermax.

Date: Mar 25th 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CeBIT 2007: A+ Cases

MaxPoint is showing of their entire line-up of A+ cases at CeBIT. They are one of the few firms with a whole slew of new and unique offerings. They have cases with two 25 cm side fans, or a mATX case with a 25 cm fan up top. There are multiple all aluminum cases, as well as multiple HTPC cases. Even their new standard cases look great.