Computex 2019: All The Latest News From The Expo

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Yearly bash of all things computer, Computex 2019, is in full swing in Taipei with manufacturers from across the globe unveiling their latest technological marvels. Here’s a breakdown of all the must-know news and updates coming in a breakneck speed.

Intel

Intel revealed it had finally succeeded in cracking the 10nm nut and unmasked the Ice Lake CPU with an alleged IPC increase of 18%.

New Intel 10th Generation 10 nm Ice Lake CPU Boosts IPC By 18%

The microprocessor giant also welcomed a new special edition to the Core i9 family with the beefy 9900KS. The new CPU offers a stable 5GHz boost across all eight cores during multi-core loads.

Intel Adds To the Core i9 Family With 9900KS CPU

AMD

With what was widely considered the highlight of the conference, AMD unleashed its new family of 3rd-gen Ryzen CPU that make full use of the PCIe 4.0 technology. The star of AMD’s new range was undoubtedly the ultra-powerful Ryzen 9.

AMD Unveils Ryzen 9 Among New 3rd-Gen CPU Family

AMD also shed some much-needed light on its long-anticipated Navi family of GPUs, notably the Radeon RX 5700 GPU.

AMD Provides Fresh Details About Upcoming Navi Radeon RX 5700 GPU

NVIDIA

Short of launching a brand new range of graphics cards after last year’s massive drop of RTX GPUs, NVIDIA unveiled a laptop-friendly Quadro RTX range lauded as capable of desktop-class performance.

Nvidia Promises Desktop-Performance For Laptops With Quadro RTX GPUs

Dell/Alienware

Dell brought updated versions of flagship m15 and m17 Alienware gaming laptops with 9th-gen Intel CPUs and NVIDIA RTX Max-Q GPUs, while its classic gaming G-Series line benefited from an equally impressive facelift with a similar jump in specifications.

Dell Announces New Alienware & G-Series Gaming Laptops

MSI

AMD’s Ryzen reveal was bound to trigger a torrent of announcements, and MSI gladly joined the party announcing a handful of X570 compatible gaming motherboards making full use of PCIe 4.0 among a choice array of top tier features.

MSI Launches New X570 Compatible Gaming Motherboards

MSI also continued its push into the monitor market with two impressive new additions; the Optix MAG321CURV 4K 31.5-inch gaming monitor, and its first ultra-wide quad 34-inch smart monitor, the Optix MPG341CQR UWQHD.

MSI Readies Two New Gaming Monitors

Continuing its push into the peripheral sphere, MSI came to Computex stocked with new headsets, mice, and keyboards aimed at the entry-level and mid-range market.

MSI Continues Push Into Peripherals At Computex

Corsair

Corsair eagerly jumped onto the PCIe 4.0 bandwagon with the Force Series MP600 SSD boasting blisteringly fast read speeds of 5GB/s, marking it as one of the first to make full use of the X570 chipset.

Corsair Goes All In On PCIe 4.0 With Force Series MP600 SSD

Sticking to its unquestionable forte as one of the chief purveyors of quality cooling components, Corsair unveiled the full range of Hydro X custom liquid cooling hardware.

Corsair Launches Range Of Hydro X Liquid Custom Cooling Hardware

Gigabyte

Gigabyte took Computex 2019 as an opportunity to unveil its first 3rd-gen Ryzen motherboards, the X570 Aorus series that have nothing short than staggering specs and alluring designs to match.

Gigabyte Showcases X570 AORUS 3rd-Gen AMD Ryzen-Ready Motherboards

The new AORUS NVMe Gen 4 SSD was also on the bill to complement the X570 AORUS motherboards and the new Ryzen CPUs.

Gigabyte Stakes Claim To Next-Gen PCIe 4.0 SSDs With AORUS NVMe Gen4

EVGA

Aimed at the high-end enthusiast market, EVGA announced the first motherboard to link up the LGA 3447 socket with the E-ATX form factor with overclocking firmly in its sights.

EVGA Bridge LGA 3447 Socket & E-ATX Format With Dark SR-3 Motherboard

ASUS

ASUS went all in at Computex with a new selection of peripherals, the highlight of which was the ASUS ROG Theta headset series with both an analog and USB version boasting innovative driver tech.

ASUS Launches ROG Theta Headset Series

Several new ASUS monitors were unveiled as well, including a 4K/144Hz gaming monitor, and the ROG Strix XG17 geared towards portability with a long list of convenient features.

Meet The Latest ASUS ROG PG27UQX 4K/144Hz Monitor

ASUS Goes For Portability With New ROG Strix XG17 Monitor

Seasonic

The Taiwanese PSU mainstay hit Computex with a load of new goodies, including its first 1600W power supply, a 700W fanless model, and an 800W SFX-L form factor unit.

Seasonic Brings New PSUs To Computex

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