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Computex 2013 Index

Computex 2013 Index


Every year the great and good of the PC component world gathers in Taipei, Taiwan for Computex, the industry's premier trade show. With product announcements, initial hands-ons and product previews galore, it can be a lot to keep track of, so we've brought all our Computex 2013 coverage together in one place so you can quickly get a feel for the new releases and announcements from the show.

Computex 2013 Index

Day 0

Corsair and Intel's Computex OC Main Event
Near enough kicking off the show Corsair and Intel gathered together the worlds best overclockers to go head-to-head in a LN2 doused, hardware free-for-all.

Asus Transformer Infinity Preview
Asus held its press conference the day before the show officially opened and announced a whole slew of new tablet and laptop products, including its latest hybrid Android tablet/laptop, with its 2,560 x 1,600 pixel display.

Asus Zenbook Infinity Preview
It also showed its latest flagship ultrabook, the stunning Zenbook Infinity.

Asus Transformer Trio Preview
An 11.6in transforming tablet with 1,920 x 1080 display that switches between Android and Windows 8, the Transformer Trio is another new format pioneered by Asus.

Asus Monitor PA279Q Preview
Rounding out its major non-ROG announcements, with Asus' new 27in, 2560 x 1,440 panel, professional-grade monitor.

MSI kicks off Computex with focus on Haswell & GeForce
MSI wasn't quite so lavish with the fancy new products but did showcase its latest Haswell motherboards and gaming notebooks during its Computex 2013 press conference.

Day 1


Asus Maximus VI Formula and Impact announced
At its ROG-focussed press conference Asus unveiled a new pair of Z87 motherboards, including the Mini-ITX Maximus VI Impact

Fractal announces Arc XL and Mini 2, with 3x120mm full-thickness rads
Fractal showed off its two new Arc cases, both of which have excellent water cooling facilities.

Acer W3-810 and P3-171 offer new spin on Windows 8 tablets
Acer showed off several new tablet and laptop products, but the highlights were two intriguing Windows 8 tablets with new takes on the keyboard-dock concept.

Func unveils new peripheral line-up
Mouse pad manufacturer resurrects with a line of new peripherals.

Sapphire teases Atomic water-cooled HD 7990 6GB
Sapphire demos a prototype liquid cooler for AMD's HD 7990 6GB graphics card.

Asus introduces Poseidon watercooled graphics cards
Asus reveals a graphics card with a combination air and liquid cooler.

Day 2

Corsair launches Carbide Air 540 and 330R cases
A pair of new cases from Corsair, with the Carbide Air 540 already earning a healthy following.

Corsair reveals new K70 and K65 keyboards plus two new mice
A new lineup of mice and keyboards from Corsair, including a new tenkeyless version, the K65.

EVGA announces the Minibox, a tiny mini-ITX barebone PC
EVGA's very own Mini-ITX solution; a custom case and integrated 500W PSU, with support for even a GTX Titan inside.

Corsair to offer fastest ever 3,200MHz Venegeance Pro DDR3
Corsair announces its intention to sell its fastest ever DDR3 memory kit, with chips and sticks hand tested before receiving the stamp of approval.

be quiet! shows off new cooler and PSU ranges
A new cooler and fully modular PSU line up on show.

NZXT Launches new Phantom 530 and H230 cases at Computex 2013
A pair of stylish new cases from NZXT.

Day 3

SilverStone demos pumpless watercooler
A proto-type phase-change/liquid cooler from SilverStone that requires no pump!

SilverStone debuts Thunderbolt external graphics card case
SilverStone shows off an external Thunderbolt GPU enclosure, complete with dedicated 350W PSU.

BitFenix launches Fury PSUs with Alchemy cables
BitFenix announces its intention to make PSUs complete with its popular alchemy individually sleeved cables.

In Win Tou is stunning two-way mirrored PC case
InWin shows its amazing prototype Tou case, made from plates of two-way tempered glass!

Nanoxia launches massive Deep Silence 6, working on mini-ITX too
Nanoxia demos the super-huge Deep Silence 6, alongside a Mini-ITX prototype.

AMD goes surround gaming gaga at Computex 2013
AMD flexes its multi-monitor muscles.

BitFenix unveils array of new Mini-ITX/MATX chassis
New cases from BitFenix, including an Micro-ATX version of the Prodigy.

Hands-on with SilverStone's Tundra liquid coolers
We get to grips with SilverStone's gorgeous new Tundra liquid coolers

Cooler Master reveals Cosmos SE and CM 693 cases
Cooler Master shows off a pair of cases that are sure to be popular with the modding crowd.

Lian Li shows off PC-TU100, one of its smallest Mini-ITX cases yet
We catch up with the latest from lian Li, including the PC-TU100 and PC-D600

Day 4

We went home!

It was a great show, and while a number of the bigger companies had only a couple announcements, the cooling, chassis and peripheral markets had plenty going on, with a great deal of interesting new products on their way.

What was your highlight of the show? Let us know your thoughts in the forums.

Related Reading

Lian Li shows off PC-TU100, one of its smallest Mini-ITX cases yet
Cooler Master reveals Cosmos SE and CM 693 cases
BitFenix unveils array of new Mini-ITX/MATX chassis
Corsair launches Carbide Air 540 and 330R cases