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jmke 5th June 2007 09:21

Computex Day 0/1 Coverage
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.

ASUS To Showcase Mobo With Integrated Memory Heatspreaders

- MadBox and 6iE.CR are fighting against jetlag, after a short shower they walked around waiting for Computex. Taipei is a beautiful city full of ancient buildings, Computex starts tomorrow, you will see many cool news from MadBoxPC. We have some cool pictures from Taipei taken by them.

Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6 y GA-X38T-DQ6
Gigabyte GA-M790-DQ6
Gecube Dual HD2600XT

We’ve got some more pre-show coverage from Computex to share with you. We’ve got more details regarding Shuttle’s upcoming Intel-based XPCs, pics and info regarding X38-based motherboards from Abit, DFI, and Gigabyte, and a number of other pics from booths still under construction. You’ll especially like a couple of the pics from XFX. Come on by and check ‘em out… oards

Over the course of the meetings, we’ve seen quite a few things. Obviously Intel’s recently announced P35 Bearlake chipset was a feature, but more interestingly we got to see early revisions of boards based on the replacement for the ageing 975X chipset: the X38 Express chipset, which is set for release sometime in September. In addition, we also had a first look at AMD’s first enthusiast chipset: RD790, which comes complete with support for the company’s upcoming Phenom processors. Let’s have a look at what each of the manufacturers showed us

We arrived a day early for Computex 2007 and were able to roam the hallways and meet with a few suppliers before the actual show starts today. This year's show will not have the same pizzazz as last year when the talk of the town was Core 2 Duo and AMD's purchase of ATI. Of course, that does not mean there will be a lack of new products, ideas, or hopes and dreams by the various manufacturers of PC centric products.

Kougar 5th June 2007 10:23

Hmm, so X38 will still support DDR2, interesting... For being a hotter running chipset, that is not nearly as much chipset/VRM cooling on the X38 DQ6 as with the P35 DQ6. If the latter is ~$260 I'm going to hate to see the price on the X38 version...

jmke 5th June 2007 11:09

Computex has been pretty much covered before the official start:)

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