Posted on 17th Dec 2009 at 10:11 by Richard Swinburne with 39 comments
Asus Motherboard Mayhem Flash Game
- I saw it on an (Asus) friends facebook page last night and made the mistake of playing without thinking how late it was.
You have been warned: it's incredibly addictive. If you liked Tower Defence, this is the Asus take on it.
Obviously they are all things to do with Asus "Xtreme Design" motherboards - so you Asus gets a little marketing your way in the process, but still, much fun.
Let us know your scores etc!
Posted on 4th Dec 2009 at 15:46 by Alex Watson with 2 comments
It’s said that if good design is obvious, then great design is transparent. Perhaps this is why badly designed PC products are so frustrating – when designers get it right, design takes a back seat and you can easily enjoy the performance and features you bought the product for.
That said, given that so many PC components these days are commodity products with razor-thin margins that win favour by simply being the cheapest, you do have to wonder whether there’s room for anything as graceful and quiet as good design. Props to Asus then as they’re expanding their Xtreme Design approach from motherboards (which we’ve covered in depth previously), to graphics cards. It’s not just high-end graphics cards either – the Xtreme Design range covers, for instance, the newly launched GeForce GTS 240. Co-incidentally, we’ve got five Xtreme Design Asus ENGT240/DI/512MD5 cards to give away. Stay tuned for an update next week where we’ll tell you exactly how to enter,
So what does Xtreme Design for graphics cards entail? According to Asus ‘it’s about producing innovative graphics cards for the best performance, reliability and safety.’ Fine and dandy, but what specifically does this X-toting name endow a graphics card with?
Click through to find out.