"Cross the treacherous crevasses of the Khumbu Icefalls. Scramble up the icy Lhotse Face. Weave your way up the path of the Hillary Step, poised on a knife-edge between icy slopes and rocky cliffs. Finally, reach the summit of Mount Everest for a stunning view from Earth’s highest point."
"While Skylake based motherboards unquestionably deliver the ample processing power and versatility PC enthusiasts expect from cutting edge hardware platforms, these designs compromise the performance potential of onboard storage devices. Customers looking to expand storage capability without sacrificing transfer performance will have to turn to add-in cards. HighPoint is well positioned to address this need; our Rocket and RocketRAID Series PCIe Controller cards deliver affordable, uncompromised high-performance SAS and SATA storage expansion, and are ideally suited for Intel’s new Skylake motherboard platforms." See More
MSI Computer Corp receives the distinction of International CES 2016 Innovation Awards Honoree for its light and portable GS40 Phantom 14" gaming laptop; the world's first All-in-One PC to support an external desktop graphics card, the Gaming 27XT; and the compact, yet powerful Vortex Gaming PC. "The GS40 Phantom, Gaming 27XT and the Vortex reflect our goal of delivering the best in gaming solutions, whether you are a road warrior craving performance, a champion at home with an eye on design and style, or a PC enthusiast looking for next level performance," says Andy Tung, president of MSI Pan America. "These prestigious awards attests to our commitment to the gaming industry and we are delighted to receive this acknowledgement." See More
NVIDIA announces an end-to-end hyperscale data center platform that lets web-services companies accelerate their huge machine learning workloads. "The NVIDIA hyperscale accelerator line consists of two accelerators. One (NVIDIA® Tesla® M40 GPU) lets researchers more quickly innovate and design new deep neural networks for each of the increasing number of applications they want to power with artificial intelligence (AI). Another (NVIDIA Tesla M4 GPU) is a low-power accelerator designed to deploy these networks across the data center." The line also includes a suite of GPU-accelerated libraries. See More
MAINGEAR announces the availability of the DRIFT, a SteamOS powered gaming PC designed to bring 4K gaming to any location, including the living room. "Designed to bring the 4K gaming performance of full-sized desktops to the coffee table, MAINGEAR's DRIFT can be customized with overclocked Intel's Extreme Edition Haswell-E or Skylake processors, full-sized NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 980Ti or Titan X GPUs, and up to 16GBs of Kingston DDR4 memory. In addition, the DRIFT comes with 3 hard drive bays that can be outfitted with 2 Samsung® 850 Pro SSDs and a massive 6TB HDD." MAINGEAR's DRIFT is now ready for customization with MAINGEAR's true automotive paint finish available in any color and combination starting at $1,099. See More