The ASUS PCE-AC66 offers the world's first PCI Express-based 802.11ac adapter, which expands wireless range by as much as 150%. It launches alongside the stylish ASUS USB-AC53 adapter, with the devices offering next generation Wi-Fi at up to 1.3Gbps. They work in dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz, making them ideal for high-demand online applications. ASUS bundles reception and convenience-optimizing accessories with both products.
ASUS today launched the MeMO Pad™, a stylish and capable 7-inch Android 4.1 tablet with 16GB storage and an MSRP of US$149. MeMO Pad™ has a diamond-patterned finish and is available in three colors. It features a 350-nits brightness display with 10-point multi-touch and 1024 x 600 resolution, along with a microSD slot.
15 ASUS products have won 2013 CES Innovations Awards. The ASUS VivoTab™ TF810C Windows 8 tablet and dual-screen ASUS Taichi™ won awards in the Tablets, E-readers, and Mobile Computing category, while the sleek Zenbook™ UX21A and UX31A Ultrabooks™ were both recognized in the Computer Hardware and Components category. ASUS motherboards, desktop displays and gaming products also won awards in their corresponding categories.
ASUS today announced the Transformer AiO PC with an 18.4-inch display that doubles as a multi-touch tablet. With a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor and an NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 processor, Transformer AiO switches seamlessly between Windows 8 and Android 4.1. ASUS also announced the Qube with Google TV, the VG248QE Fast Gaming monitor and PA249Q ProArt professional 24-inch monitors.
The limited edition ASUS ROG ARES II presents the fastest graphics card available. It utilizes dual HD 7970 GHz Edition GPUs, 6GB GDDR5, and a hybrid liquid/air cooling thermal design dedicated to GPU/key component heat dissipation, which achieves up to 31∘C lower temperatures than a reference GTX 690. DIGI+ VRM and 20-phase Super Alloy Power ensure better stability and longevity, while GPU Tweak gives customers easy graphics card tuning.
ASUS ESC4000/FDR G2 HPC servers power the SANAM HPC cluster, supporting national-level scientific research. In November 2012 SANAM ranked second on the Green500 list and number 52 on the TOP500 list, delivering 421.2TFLOPS with highly power efficient performance. SANAM employs 210 ESC4000/FDR G2 computing nodes with 420 AMD FirePro™ S10000 dual-GPU modules and 420 Intel® Xeon® E5-2650 8-core processors.
ASUS today introduces the ASUS VivoTab™ Smart. Just 9.7mm thin and 580g light, it has a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768 HD resolution LED-backlit display. 178-degree wide-view IPS display technology ensures clear and bright images from any angle. It also features 5-point multi-touch for fluid fingertip control with Windows 8. With its Intel® Atom™ Z2760 dual-core processor, VivoTab™ Smart delivers fast and responsive performance.
The gamer-focused ASUS Echelon Camo Edition headset pays tribute to first person shooters with a digital camouflage pattern. Its 50mm neodymium magnet drivers provide powerful bass and a wider range for more precise in-game audio. Long-lasting comfort is achieved via 100mm ear cups and optimized headband clamping force, while up to 30dB of external noise is blocked for better gamer focus.
The ASUSPRO Series expands with one of the first business-specific Ultrabooks on the market. The ASUSPRO Series BU400 Ultrabook™ delivers a slim, light, and elegant product that weighs just 1.64Kg, packed with durability-enhancing capabilities, including carbon reinforced construction.
The redesigned ASUS GeForce® GTX 680 DirectCU II arrives in an accessible two-slot height. It doubles memory to 4GB and its redesigned cooler employs SSU-shaped heatpipes for improved dissipation. DIGI+ VRM and Super Alloy Power ensure greater stability, longevity, and overclocking potential, which are tapped by GPU Tweak. The card includes a full bonus Ubisoft® game as part of a special promotion.