Desktop Systems Guide
Clad in a "black diamond" housing, the ASUS RT-N18U is a wireless router that can handle up to 300,000 concurrent data sessions, offer up to 600Mbps wireless speed, and provide ultra-fast LAN-based connection.
Based on AMD's GCN architecture, the latest family of FirePro professional graphics cards consists of the W9100, W8100, W2100, W4100, W5100, and the W7100. These cards are aimed toward CAD, animation, and engineering professionals.
ADATA has two lines of DDR4 memory modules: the Premier DDR4 2133 Unbuffered DIMM and the XPG Z1 DDR4 Overclocking Memory. These memory modules are designed to support Intel Haswell-E CPUs and Intel X99 motherboards.
Codenamed "Threshold", Windows 9, Microsoft's next-generation OS, will feature a mini Start menu and an early version of Cortana, according to some reports. The latest rumors are suggesting that Microsoft might unveil the OS on September 30.
Collaborating with OCZ/Toshiba, AMD announced its foray into the storage market by introducing its Radeon R7 solid-state drives. The new SSDs will be available in 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB storage capacities.
Aiming to expand its presence in the Southeast Asian region, China-based Kimtigo is bringing its products to the region, including the KTA-350 SSD. It is available in storage capacities of up to 480GB and promises fast performance.
Harnessing the latest graphics technologies from NVIDIA and AMD, the Palit GeForce GT 740 OC Edition and the Sapphire Radeon R7 250 are entry-level graphics cards that are closely similar in terms of specifications and pricing. The two cards are pitted against each other in this review.
Smart Communications is ushering in a new era of wireless technology by bringing "5G" LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) to the Philippines. Tests conducted by Smart show that LTE-A can deliver more than 200Mbps download speeds.
NVIDIA recently released the GeForce GT 720, an entry-level GPU based on the 28nm Kepler architecture. Welcoming its arrival, NVIDIA's add-in card partners also released their own graphics card iterations based on the GeForce GT 720.
From August 8 to September 8, ASUS will be offering the R9 280 DirectCU II Top Edition graphics card bundled with the Cerberus gaming headset. To get the headset, consumers will have to pay additional PhP 45 on top of the graphics card's price.