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Brisk graphics card demand to buoy inductor firms in 3Q17

Aug 17, 10:59

Graphics card demand is expected to rebound strongly in the third quarter of 2017 benefiting power inductor makers such as Chilisin Electronics, Mag.Layers Scientific-Industrial and...

VGA RAM prices hike over 30% in August

Aug 16, 14:06

August quotes for RAMs used in VGA graphics cards have risen to US$8.50, up by 30.8% from US$6.50 in July. Both RAM industry leaders Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have allocated...

VGA RAM in serious shortages

Acer reports NT$0.08 in 2Q17 EPS

Aug 11, 16:18

Acer has announced the financial results for the second quarter of 2017 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$53.6 billion (US$1.8 billion). Impacted by the Taiwan/US dollar exchange...

Motherboard players see improved results in July

Aug 11, 15:28

Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology saw strong graphics card shipments in July, while ASRock and Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) also saw improved results.

Motherboard/graphics card players have reported strong results for July

Desktop sales expected to resume growth in 3Q17

Aug 3, 21:26

Desktop demand remained weak in the first half of 2017, but is expected to start growing in the third quarter driven by new products from AMD and Intel for the gaming and high-end...

Competition in gaming desktop PC segment heating up

Aug 3, 14:05

Notebook brands including Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI), Lenovo and Acer have recently enhanced their respective gaming desktop PC portfolios, extending the ongoing...

Versatile and stylish gaming PCs increasingly popular with consumers

China market: Gaming services in 1H17 valued at nearly CNY100 billion, says CADPA

Jul 31, 13:13

Gaming service providers in the China market generated total revenues of CNY99.78 billion (US$14.51 billion) in the first half of 2017, growing 26.7% on year, and the corresponding...

Samsung forms e-sport team for Taiwan gaming market

Jul 27, 23:04

Samsung Electronics has established a professional e-sport team, Samsung TTP Esports, to compete in Taiwan's e-sport market.

Samsung TTP Esports in Taiwan

Gigabyte to reorganize motherboard and graphics card businesses

Jul 24, 15:31

Gigabyte Technology will begin a business reorganization on August 1 and merge its motherboard and graphics card businesses together. The new department will be led by Eddie Lin,...

Eddie Lin will become the new head of merged businesses

Acer gaming notebook shipments double on year in 1H17

Jul 13, 15:10

Acer saw shipments of its gaming notebooks more than double in the first half of 2017 compared to a year earlier, and the company expects sales to be even better in the second half...

Acer to sponsor e-sport events in Taiwan

China market: Curved monitor suppliers pushing sales to gaming market

Jul 12, 22:30

Demand for curved monitors in China has begun to decline recently, pushing panel suppliers and monitor vendors to step up efforts to promote curved monitors to the gaming market,...

Vendors pushing sales of curved monitors to the gaming sector in China

China graphics card vendors eyeing cryptocurrency business opportunity

Jul 11, 10:49

The growing cryptocurrency market has created shortages of AMD-based graphics cards and tight supply of Nvidia's GPUs. But Taiwan- and China-based graphics card players are taking...

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MSI pushing into gaming monitor market

Jul 7, 10:58

Micro-Star International (MSI) has recently entered the gaming monitor market with new products, looking to compete against the largest vendor, Asustek Computer.

PC-related IC firms positive about 3Q17 outlook

Jul 6, 15:49

With shipments of new Intel and AMD motherboards set to kick off, as well as brisk demand for gaming graphics cards and mining machines, Taiwan-based PC-related IC suppliers are optimistic...

Asustek says no plan to lay off workers in reorganization

Jul 5, 13:37

Asustek Computer has given some details about its new business reorganization plans and instead of laying off employees as rumored, the company will move some workers from existing...

Qualcomm expanding mobile chip offering for mid-range smartphones

Jun 29, 10:37

Qualcomm has introduced its Snapdragon 450-series mobile chips, a new entry to the Snapdragon 400 mobile platform tier designed for mid-range smartphones and tablets. The Snapdragon...

AMD top-end CPU adopted in new Dell gaming PC

Jun 20, 12:52

AMD is expected to see improved profits in the second half of 2017 as its top-end Ryzen Threadripper processor has landed orders from Alienware, a gaming affiliate of Dell. The move...

Intel announces partnerships for the gaming market

Jun 14, 15:31

On the eve of the E3, Intel demonstrated a lineup of new games and technology, and revealed several new initiatives, including partnerships with ESL, Oculus and Ready At Dawn Studi...

Asustek reportedly to start wave of layoffs

Jun 14, 15:11

Rumors have circulated that Asustek Computer is looking to lay off a large number of employees as part of its business reorganization. The company noted that it is currently in the...

Creative Technology lands orders for Sound BlasterX 720 from Taiwan vendors

Jun 9, 15:34

Singapore-based Creative Technology has won adoption of it Sound BlasterX 720 software from Taiwan-based gaming device vendors including Acer, Clevo and Gigabyte Technology, according...

Creative pushing Sound BlasterX 720 in the gaming market

China-based Thunderobot ramping up overseas shipments of gaming notebooks

Jun 7, 15:53

China-based gaming notebook vendor Thunderobot, a subsidiary of Haier, has stepped up efforts to ramp its shipments to overseas markets, including Taiwan, Singapore and other Southeast...

Computex 2017: Dell eyes performance for its gaming notebooks, says executive

Jun 3, 12:17

Commenting on Dell's strategy for the gaming notebook market, Dell senior vice president of consumer product marketing Raymond Wah pointed out that consumers in the gaming sector...

Raymond Wah, Dell senior vice president of consumer product marketing

MSI, Asustek to tie in 2017 gaming notebook shipments

Jun 1, 15:34

As worldwide consumer demand for notebooks remains in decline, most PC brand vendors have turned their focuses to the gaming sector. Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International...

ARM rolls out new solutions to accelerate AI adoption

Jun 1, 15:21

ARM has launched a series of processor cores, the high-end Cortex-A75 and mid-range Cortex-A55 chips, and the Mali-G72 graphics chip, aimed to accelerate AI adoption.

ARM looking to work with its partners to ship the next 100 billion ARM-based chips by 2021

Computex 2017: AMD exhibits PC innovations covering CPU, GPU and servers

Jun 1, 15:20

Commemorating 30 years in Taiwan, AMD has showcased the power of its upcoming Ryzen and Radeon products during its press conference at Computex Taipei 2017. The company delivered...

AMD CEO Lisa Su at Computex 2017

Gigabyte strengthening high-end gaming brand recognition by uniting Aorus marketing under one team

May 31, 12:14

The gaming market has gradually grown to become a new battlefield among IT vendors thanks to related products' rising demand and high profitability. Many vendors have created a new...

Eddie Lin, associate VP for Aorus

Computex 2017: Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook to Ship with Nvidia GTX 1080 GPUs

May 30, 16:42

Acer is showcasing its Predator Triton 700 ultra-thin gaming notebook at Computex Taipei 2017 with slim design and features including latest graphics, processors in-house developed...

Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook

Q&A: Gigabyte preparing full series of gaming notebooks

May 30, 15:36

Despite the gaming notebook market's strong popularity, competition has always been fierce between vendors, which have relatively driven down the product prices during the past few...

Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales (right) and Andy Chu, Supervisor of Product Marketing (left)

Acer debuts Nitro 5 notebook line for casual gaming

May 25, 16:25

Acer has announced its new Nitro notebook line for casual gamers. Acer is offering a variety of configurations that feature popular graphics and processors, providing consumers with...

Acer looking to boost its gaming PC presence in China

May 16, 22:22

Acer on May 16 announced a strategic cooperation with the Faculty of Arts under the Communication University of China (CUC) in Beijing, northern China, to donate an e-sports laboratory...

Asustek shifting focus away from consumer desktop market

May 16, 14:17

Asustek Computer has recently decided to release fewer traditional consumer desktop products and will focus on China and Taiwan’s enterprise sector as well as all-in-one PC...

Acer 1Q17 profits hurt by exchange losses

May 15, 14:02

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$56.05 billion (US$1.86 billion) for the first quarter with operating net profits reaching NT$456 million, but the company’s net...

Global gaming PC demand to keep growing over next 5 years, says Dell executive

May 5, 15:43

In contrast to shrinking overall PC sales, global demand for gaming PCs is heating up and the boom will continue over the next five years, according to Consumer Product Marketing...

Acer pushing gaming, enterprise products in Asia Pacific region

May 2, 16:12

President of Acer Pan Asia Andrew Hou has noted that Acer’s operation directions for 2017 will focus on youth, technology and fashion and mainly target the gaming and enterprise...

Andrew Hou, Acer Pan Asia president

Acer pushing MR, VR hardware

May 2, 12:02

Acer’s mixed reality (MR) head-mounted display (HMD) that it developed jointly with Microsoft has recently begun shipments and the company has already shipped around 1,000 units...

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    Asustek G11 gaming desktop

    Asustek Computer has announced that its G11 gaming desktop is now available with the latest seventh generation Intel Core processors. G11 can be specified with up to an Nvidia GeForce...

    Photo: Company, Feb 7.

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    Asustek ZenWatch 3 smartwatch

    Asustek Computer unveiled its latest products at a pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks. The ZenWatch...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC Edition graphics card

    Measuring 17cm in length, the GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC Edition is designed for building compact gaming PC or HTPC powered by the latest Pascal GPU. Equipped with three pure copper heat...

    Photo: Company, Jul 14.

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    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card

    Gigabyte Technology has released the GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card (GV-N1070G1 GAMING-8GD), featuring overclocked GPU, the WindForce cooling module and RGB illumination...

    Photo: Company, Jul 1.

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    A PC using AMD's new A series APU

    AMD has announced its full seventh generation AMD A-series processor lineup, designed to help provide productivity and entertainment performance with mobility for consumers. Previously...

    Photo: Michael Lee, Digitimes, Jun 2.

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