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A Futurelooks News Flash - COMPUTEX 2012 Coverage Featuring GIGABYTE BitFenix and CORSAIR (Video)
     Mon, Jun 11 2012 | 9:06A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
a post to your own news section would totally be appreciated. If we`re sending our news to the wrong place, we apologize. Just send us a message with the correct address to the address below. Don`t forget that, If youve been keeping an eye on our Twitter and Facebook, youll know that we promised to come up with some video coverage of COMPUTEX. But how could we do that if none of the Futurelooks Team are in Taipei? Well, because companies that we cover year round think our readers are so fantastic, they put themselves in front of the camera using their smartphones, palmcorders and really, whatever they could get their hands on, and sent us a bunch of great clips to work with. As a result, weve been able to assemble some pretty decent looking coverage just for you. So hats off to GIGABYTE, BitFenix and CORSAIR because heres what they were showing off at COMPUTEX Taipei 2012! *"

A Tour Of The Phoronix Office
     Mon, Jun 11 2012 | 9:06A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As I am frequently asked about my unique monitor setup, brand preference on different computer peripherals and other questions about my personal hardware choices as it pertains to Linux, here`s a tour of my Phoronix office for this weekend article. There`s also some additional thoughts beyond what you will find in previously-published Phoronix reviews."

AFDS 2012 Pre-show News
     Mon, Jun 11 2012 | 9:06A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Just a couple of news items that hit us today before the AMD Fusion Developer Summit that peaked our interest."

ECS Unveils Their Exclusive Nonstop Technology at Computex Taipei 2012
     Fri, Jun 01 2012 | 4:20P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF

  Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) will be in Computex 2012 in Nangang Exhibition Hall 4F, Booth No. L118. This time, ECS will present a series of innovative products using their exclusive Nonstop Technology testing processes to ensure only the highest product quality.

ECS Motherboard & Graphics Cards: Achieving Excellent Performance
ECS will display its series of motherboards of using the latest Intel and AMD platforms and a wide range of Thin Mini-ITX motherboards at Computex 2012.  ECS will also introduce its latest Nonstop Technology for its motherboards which improve upon the long-term stability of ECS motherboards as well as the ECS GeForce™ GTX 680, a top choice of high-end graphics cards.

ECS AIO (All-In-One): Enrich Your Computing Desire
Using ECS' Thin Mini-ITX motherboards, ECS will unveil a new line of Windows 8 supported AIO PCs, G24 Series.  With full HDMI capability these edge-to-edge 10-finger 23.6" touch panel display AIOs are not only your personal computer but also your 2nd TV device.  Moreover, the unique plug and play portable HDD module enables you to store and carry easily and conveniently.  ECS' G24 Series is the latest all-new customizable AIO system that meets the needs of next generation desktop computing.    

ECS Ultrabook: The Best Multi-Functional Choice
The ECS Ultrabook UT40 Series, which will be revealed at Computex,  supports Intel® 3rd Generation Processors, Ivy Bridge.  The UT40 series offers lightning fast boot-up - only 7 seconds-  and data transmission speeds thanks to their SSD hard drives and USB 3.0 interfaces.  Additionally, the UT40 series ultrabooks, weighing only 1.9kg and with a thickness of 21mm, feature 14-inch displays and a resolution of 1366 × 768. 

ECS Wi-Bridge, Smart Connection to Wireless Digital Life
ECS Wi-Bridge is a portable wireless display adapter, which is lightweight and has a small footprint to save more space in your living room or on your office desk. ECS Wi-Bridge successfully breaks the wireless limitation and connects your PC or NB with an HDMI output display. It is both compliant with iOS and Android systems. You can access your content by a remote controller bundled in the package. ECS Wi-Bridge is the best wireless solution to break the boundary between your PC and the couch.

Nonstop Innovation, Sustainable Development
For the past 25 years, ECS has devoted itself to providing innovative products as well as sustaining the global environment. To be a green company, ECS promises to keep improving the quality of living for every global citizen. ECS sincerely invites everyone to visit ECS booth in 2012 Computex for new era of technology.

About ECS
The Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has been a pioneer in designing and manufacturing computer motherboards since 1987. Today, the motherboard maker also designs and manufactures desktop PCs, notebooks, servers, motherboards, video cards, wireless solutions and handheld devices for distributors worldwide. Headquartered in Taiwan with operations in North America, Europe and China, Korea and Japan, ECS also has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified manufacturing facilities in China.  For more information, please visit ECS at www.ecs.com.tw 


CoolerMaster Joint Contest
     Fri, Jun 01 2012 | 4:12P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In 15 days we will have 3 full months of online presence and so as promised (when i announced our 15 day giveaway schedule) today we will launch our 4th joint giveaway in a row, this time with our friends over at CoolerMaster USA. Now you all know (most of you at least) that i always like to have 3 prizes which each giveaway/contest and although that's not always possible I’ve always tried my best even in my previous position. Well todays giveaway is not an exception and so we will be giving away not 1, not 2 but 3 of the latest (and quite awesome) Trigger Mechanical Gaming Keyboards by CM Storm.

GeIL Taipei Factory Tour - We almost broke an IC Testing Machine
     Mon, May 28 2012 | 2:52P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"We were exclusively invited to the GeIL Taipei factory to get an up close and personal tour of its facility for testing and producing its memory modules."

BIOSTAR to show world exclusive Z77 Wi-Fi @ Computex 2012
     Thu, May 24 2012 | 2:39P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF

Taipei, Taiwan 2012 - BIOSTAR, major manufacturer of motherboards, VGA cards, industrial computer systems and other peripherals, is introducing their latest world exclusive motherboard solution, the Intel Z77 based BIOSTAR Puro Hi-Fi series, equipped with an integrated independent audio power design and built-in amplifier. This uniquely designed motherboard among the entire motherboard, graphics cards as well as IPC product line-up can being seen live and in action during Computex 2012 at the BIOSTAR booth number M1019a, 4F in the Nangang Exhibition Hall.

"Computex 2012 is a very special show for BIOSTAR as we are introducing an absolute world exclusive. Our integrated Puro Hi-Fi solution promises refined sound-enjoyment even for demanding audiophiles. We will start with Intel Z77 based motherboard platforms in July this year and later on will expand it onto AMD FM2 motherboard line. "

The Puro Hi-Fi technology utilizes audio components with an independent power design for a significant reduction in electronic noise and superb sound quality. The unique noise-blocking multi-layer PCB layout is ideal for exceptional clarity and high fidelity sound. With sampling rate of 192Khz/24-bit which delivers a high quality audio through an analog connection to your home theater system, multi-channel speakers and high-end headphone. You can enjoy real Blu-ray grade high-definition sound that you've never experienced before.

Make sure to stop over at the BIOSTAR Computex of a real-life demonstration and many more innovative solutions in the fields of motherboards, graphics cards and IPC products.



OC3D: Win a Dell XPS with OC3D & Dell Outlet
     Thu, May 24 2012 | 8:11A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So you didn`t win anything in OC3D`s 2012 madness competition= ? Well don`t despair, Dell Outlet have teamed up with us once again."

How I prepared for MOA Americas Qualifier
     Tue, May 22 2012 | 9:03A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Contest rules were written to favor the early adopter and MSI hardware enthusiast. By the time MOA was announced the high-end X79 Big Bang and HD7970 Lightning were in short supply leaving many folks to assume this was done on purpose.

Kingston HyperX Event Antwerp @ Madshrimps
     Sat, May 19 2012 | 9:38A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
On the 2nd of May, Madshrimps was invited to attend a small event where Kingston wanted to show their HyperX product line. Due to the fact an overclocking demo was announced, made u"

GPU Technology Conference 2012 - Day 1 and 2 @ Hi Tech Legion
     Fri, May 18 2012 | 10:20A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Our Editor-in-Chief Paul Marini Jr. is currently in sunny San Jose, California to cover this year`s GPU Technology conference where the world`s leading minds in GPU technology converge to discuss and showcase the latest in GPU computing technology. The first two days of the event includes a keynote speech from NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, the announcement of the GK110 GPU as well as the introduction to NVIDIA`s Cloud Computing Technologies such as the NVIDIA VGX and GeForce GRID.///"

A Futurelooks News Flash - The 1st Annual NCIX Tech Fair Its a New PC Renaissance In Western Canada!
     Wed, May 16 2012 | 3:20P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
a post to your own news section would totally be appreciated. If we`re sending our news to the wrong place, we apologize. Just send us a message with the correct address to the address below. Don`t forget that,Futurelooks is now certain that the Post PC Era is FUD ... * * *The 1st Annual NCIX Tech Fair Its a New PC Renaissance In Western Canada!*motherboards, cases, video cards and monitors, every aspect of the do it yourself market was covered. *"

Gainward GeForce GTX 670 Phantom
     Wed, May 16 2012 | 12:01P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There isn’t much more that needs to be said, the GeForce GTX 670 is the best value, most efficient high-end graphics card available right now, assuming it is actually available. Should it be possible to pick up a GeForce GTX 670 graphics card for $399, we suggest that you do.

OC3D: OC3D @ i45 Spring Event
     Wed, May 16 2012 | 11:59A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Our visit to the Insomnia multiplayer event is now a regular = on the calendar. We bring you some of the sights..."

     Tue, May 15 2012 | 2:41P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
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City of Industry, California, May 14, 2012– GIGABYTE TECHNOLGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced its first North America eSports event, the GIGABYTE eSports LAN (GESL) which will take place on June 15-17th, 2012 at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA. (Better known as Cal Poly Pomona).

GIGABYTE introduced the G1-Killer Series of gaming motherboards with the LGA 1366 Intel X58 platform with unique features like onboard Qualcomm Killer networking and Creative audio. With the latest LGA 1155 Intel 7-series launch, GIGABYTE has added new members to the G1-Killer family, the G1.Sniper 3 and the Micro-ATX form factor G1.Sniper M3. Equipped with the latest Intel Z77 Express Chipset, the G1.Sniper 3 motherboard harnesses the outstanding performance of the new 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors using an exclusive “All Digital” VRM design. GIGABYTE 3D Power and GIGABYTE 3D BIOS (Dual UEFI) mean that G1.Sniper 3 and G1.Sniper M3 motherboards ensure exceptional power delivery and absolute control.
To learn more about GIGABYTE Intel 7-series motherboard, visit: http://www.gigabyte.us/fileupload/microsite/306/7-series.html

In support of the eSport community, GIGABYTE is partnering with Intel LANFest to host the GESL event, offering a variety of gaming experiences gamers of all abilities. Professional competition brings lots of excitement, testing every aspect of a player’s skill, talent, intelligence and even personality. The LANFest BYOC allows gamers to acquaint themselves with other players while making new friends and possibly gaming allies for the future.

To register the LANFest BYOC, visit: http://lanfest.intel.com/?page=event&sub=content&view=main&eventid=1907

The GESL features a wide range of contests and activities, including intense tournament competition among highly skilled professional players from around the world, a case mod contest for computer modders to show off their latest case mod creations, face to face workshops with computer hardware industry leaders, and tons of swag, prizes and giveaways. 

The GESL includes several pro-gaming teams and organizations. The professional competition will feature a $11,000 Star Craft 2 tournament and a $10,000 League of Legends tournament. Spectator badge ($15) is available at: http://thegesl.com/spectate/.

The GESL has teamed up with CPU Magazine to host a case mod contest for all hardware enthusiasts to show off their rigs and creations. All spectators and LANFest BYOC attendees may participate in the contest. A total of 5 winners will be selected and awarded; total estimated value of all prizes is $2,000 and CPU Magazine event coverage.

The workshop presentation or activities by sponsors will demonstrate their latest technologies. Face to face interaction with industry leaders and representatives for feedback and experience exchange. The GESL will raffle and give away high-end gaming systems, CPUs, Motherboards, Graphic Cards, Memories, Cases, Power Supplies and lots of swags at event.

The GIGABYTE eSports LAN event would not be possible without our generous support of the event’s sponsors. GIGABYTE eSports LAN is co-sponsored by Kingston and Cooler Master. Other sponsors include Intel, Newegg, Dolby, Thermaltake, Patriot Memory, Enermax, Antec, NZXT, SoCal eSports, Cyberpower PC, Western Digital, Qualcomm, InWin , Zalman, BenQ, TwitchTV, Red Bull, Cyber Sports Network, End of Reality and CPU Magazine. To learn more about the GIGABYTE eSports LAN (GESL), visit: http://thegesl.com/

GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a leading brand in the IT industry with branch offices located in 24 countries around the world. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a small research and development team and has since taken a position as one of the in the world's top motherboard manufacturers. In addition to motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebooks and desktop PCs, datacenter servers, networking products, mobile handsets, and home entertainment devices to serve each facet of the digital life in the home and office. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with innovative technology, exceptional quality, and unmatched customer service. Visit www.gigabyte.us  for more information.


Gaming Friday: Pittco Iron Storm XIII Lan Party @ ThinkComputers.org
     Fri, May 04 2012 | 4:19P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This past weekend we had the pleasure of attending Pittco?s Iron Storm XIII Lan Party! This 42 hour day event hosted about 150 gamers and started April 20 and concluded on April 22nd. They had official tournaments for Counter-Strike: Source, League of Legends, Starcraft II, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Halo Reach and many more. Besides just the tournaments there was quite a lot of gaming going on as well as other fun. Read on to see what the event was all about!"

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