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NVIDIA G-Sync first-impressions

NVIDIA G-Sync first-impressions

Today we're letting loose our first-impressions of the technology called G-Sync, NVIDIA's newest in new graphics enhancement for the gaming universe. What we're looking at here is one of the first NVIDIA G-Sync monitors in the world outside of NVIDIA headquarters, here rolling with ASUS as a technology preview unit. Before you go any further, have a peek at our NVIDIA G-Sync SlashGear 101 for data from the start - then it's time to activate.

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SlashGear 101: What is NVIDIA G-Sync?

SlashGear 101: What is NVIDIA G-Sync?

We've got one of the first NVIDIA G-Sync monitors in the world sitting on our desk this week, and though we're not quite to production level preview time as of yet, the impression we're getting already is one of a whole new era in gaming graphics. Aside from that, if there's one thing we can say unequivocally about this ASUS unit with G-Sync inside before speaking about its quality, it's that the concept behind it isn't something everyone is going to understand. Not right off the bat. Instead we've got some explaining to do before we begin.

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Asus PadFone Mini debuts in Taiwain and Padfone heads to US in Q2

Asus PadFone Mini debuts in Taiwain and Padfone heads to US in Q2

Asus officially announced its new PadFone Mini smartphone in Taiwan this week. The smartphone has a 4.3-inch screen with a native resolution of 960 x 540. The chip inside the smartphone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 paired with 1GB of RAM. Internal storage is 16GB.

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Asus Republic of Gamers Mars 760 video card has dual NVIDIA GTX 760 GPUs

Asus Republic of Gamers Mars 760 video card has dual NVIDIA GTX 760 GPUs

Asus has unveiled its latest video card called the Republic of Gamers Mars 760. This is a high-end video card that offers a pair of NVIDIA GTX 760 GPUs on one video card for improved performance. Asus says that the new video card will deliver faster gaming performance than the NVIDIA GTX Titan.

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ASUS talks third-generation Nexus 7, plans to show off wearable at Computex

ASUS talks third-generation Nexus 7, plans to show off wearable at Computex

ASUS has reported its third-quarter earnings, which show the company suffered a substantial net profit loss year-on-year due to a massive one-time tax bill of about $52m USD, cutting its revenues down by 26-percent over the same quarter in 2012. That aside, the rest of the numbers were less dramatic, and during the report both CEO Jerry Shen and CFO David Chang talked about the company's future goals.

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Asus TransKeyboard offers an integrated folding stand and makes typing easier

Asus TransKeyboard offers an integrated folding stand and makes typing easier

Anyone who's ever tried to do much real work from a tablet knows that using an on-screen keyboard for typing can be very tedious. That is why most people that actually work from their tablet use some sort of external keyboard. Keyboards that can act as protective covers are coming more and more popular.

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Asus Transformer Book Trio launches Nov 11 in UK

Asus Transformer Book Trio launches Nov 11 in UK

The first time we got a look at the Asus Transformer Book Trio ultraportable was during IFA 2013 back in September. This interesting device promises to be three different devices in one with multiple operating systems to choose from. Asus has now announced the official launch date for the Transformer Book Trio in the UK.

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IDC tablet shipment numbers show high growth for all but Apple

IDC tablet shipment numbers show high growth for all but Apple

IDC has released its third-quarter numbers on the tablet industry, and in them we see good news for four of the top five tablet vendors, with all but Apple seeing growth -- in a couple cases, substantial growth -- year-on-year. For Samsung in particular, the market share numbers compared to the same quarter last year rose by 8-percent, taking the Korean company above the 20-percent mark.

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Asus Xonar Essence STU 600ohm headphone amp supports USB audio

Asus Xonar Essence STU 600ohm headphone amp supports USB audio

Asus has been busy rolling out audiophile grade headphone amplifiers this month. Back on October 17 Asus unveiled the Essence III featuring an audiophile grade USB DAC. Asus has now unveiled another audiophile grade headphone amplifier called the Xonar Essence STU. The Essence STU features a USB DAC.

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NVIDIA G-Sync eyes-on shows slave gaming monitor in action

NVIDIA G-Sync eyes-on shows slave gaming monitor in action

This week the folks at NVIDIA have done a demonstration of G-Sync with the G-Sync Module, their newest in graphics technology to drive forward the universe of gaming graphics. Here we're seeing a G-Sync-equipped ASUS monitor next to a unit without, the both of them running the same technology otherwise. This piece of hardware - hidden here - is the G-Sync module, turning the monitor into a slave to the graphics processor inside the PC.

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Asus Essence III preamp rocks audiophile grade USB DAC

Asus Essence III preamp rocks audiophile grade USB DAC

Asus The has pulled the wraps off a new USB audiophile preamplifier and headphone amplifier called the Essence III. The Essence III features a USB DAC converter with a fully balanced design. The device also supports Direct Stream Digital (DSD) can for the best audio quality.

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ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T release set for October 21st with NVIDIA Tegra 4

ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T release set for October 21st with NVIDIA Tegra 4

The next generation in ASUS-made Android tablet technology has been revealed with release information this week in the ASUS Transformer Pad TF701T, complete with a release timeframe inside October. This machine works with a Full HD+ display at 2560 x 1600 across 10.1-inches of IPS LCD powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor under the hood. This machine also works with USB 3.0 for the newest in speed and efficiency in data transfer and charging.

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