Computex Day 3 Slideshows: SSDs, wood laptops and quad-core SFF PCs

Posted by Humphrey Cheung

Taipei TAIWAN – This year’s Computex technology convention in Taipei is proving to be the year of the flash drive with several companies offering SSDs, DDR3 and huge flash sticks.  1 and 2 GB memory is quickly becoming eclipsed by monstrous 8 and 16 GB models.

 


 SSD drives, DDR3 and massive flash sticks...

Asus showed off several wooden laptops along with their Aquatank watercooler that they claim will cool GPUs by up to 10 degrees Celcius.

 


Wood laptops and more from Asus…


Shuttle comes back from the brink of death with several new models and showed us a small factor box running an Intel quad-core CPU.

 


Shuttle shows off DIY mobos and a quad-core SFF...

Just when you think enthusiast case makers had taken everything to the limit, Thermaltake showed us their new SwordM chassis which has 3 pneumatic rods to help lift and push the top and side panels.  If things get too hot, the customer can simply pull the top of the case open.

 


Thermaltake’s SwordM chassis and more…


 

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