ASUS today announced Z97I-Plus and H97I-Plus, two new mini-ITX motherboards built around the powerful Intel® 9 Series chipset for 4th-, new 4th- and 5th-generation Intel Core™ processors. The new motherboards are engineered with a well-equipped layout that puts them on a par with the best ATX board, plus exclusive ASUS audio features, Intel Gigabit Ethernet and an onboard M.2 connector.
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the sponsorship of two League of Legends® (LoL) professional gaming teams, Taipei Assassins (TPA) and Taipei Snipers (TPS), equipping them with ROG's G56JR gaming laptops, G30 gaming desktop PCs, Maximus VII Hero motherboards, Orion Pro gaming headsets and a variety of DirectCU II gaming graphics cards, as well as 24-inch VG248QE fast gaming monitors.
ASUS today announced Strix R9 280 and Strix GTX 780, two new graphics cards powered the Radeon™ R9 280 and GeForce® GTXTM 780 GPUs and designed for gaming on the edge of instinct. The cards include exclusive DirectCU II cooling for performance gameplay and silent cooling for lighter sessions, DIGI+ VRMs for superb efficiency, and GPU Tweak for easy overclocking and online streaming.
ASUS today announced its new Strix brand and Strix Pro, a multi-platform gaming headset engineered with powerful 60mm neodymium-magnet drivers, full-size hexagonal ear cushions (130mm across at the widest point) and technology that filters our over 90% of environmental noise. Strix Pro is compatible with PCs, Macs, PlayStation® 4 consoles and many smartphones and tablet, has a clever foldable design and weighs just 320g.
ASUS today announced the Essence One MKII USB digital-to-analog converter (DAC) series, with support for the latest Direct-Stream Digital 64 (DSD64) audio purity, a fully-balanced headphone amplifier optimized for 16 to 600ohm-impedance headphones and offering eight-times (8X) symmetrical upsampling. The new DACs offer a true balanced design for ultra-high-fidelity sound and sport a refined new look.
ASUS today announced RT-N18U, a high-powered 2.4GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi router that uses TurboQAM™ technology for speeds of up to 600Mbit/s. RT-N18U features powerful hardware specifications, intelligent wireless technology for maximum multi-room coverage, a user-friendly interface and exclusive built-in applications. The versatile RT-N18U has both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports plus Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, making it perfect choice for discerning users who demand the ultimate 2.4GHz wireless perform
ASUS today announced the Chromebook family of fast, sleek, sophisticated and easy-to-use Chrome OS laptops powered by latest energy-efficient Intel® Bay Trail-M processors. Available in two screen sizes — the 12-inch C200 model and 13-inch C300 — ASUS Chromebook is designed for outstanding mobility and features up to 10 hours battery life for all-day use.
ASUS celebrated 25 years of innovative technology today by hosting a company sports day for employees and their families in Taipei. The games symbolized the ASUS In Search of Incredible brand promise of aspiring to deliver incredible experiences and striving to achieve excellence in everything the company pursues.
ASUS today announced the Z97-WS motherboard for workstations. Based on the Intel® Z97 chipset, the Z97-WS is tailored for extreme graphics processing to cater to the requirements of design industry professionals and gaming enthusiasts. It features PCIe Gen3 4-Way Graphics Power with NVIDIA® GeForce® SLITM Technology and AMD CrossFireX™ on demand; as well as advanced and efficient power solutions with integrated Dr MOS MOSFET, ultra-durable 12K solid capacitors, along with exclusive ASUS ProCool
ASUS and JRiver are offering customers a free copy of the JRiver Media Center multimedia library application with the purchase of an ASUS Essence III digital-to-analog (DAC) converter. From mid-April, Essence III will come bundled with a promotional code enabling customers worldwide to download and permanently activate the full version of JRiver Media Center.