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Apacer Z280 M.2 PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSD Introduced

The Apacer Z280 is Apace’s latest answer to advanced SSDs. It supports PCIe Gen 3 x4 and is compliant with NVMe 1.2 in a M.2 form factor. The blazing speed will boost the game status without getting too costly.

With sustained read/write performance at 2500MB/s and 1350MB/s, the compact M.2-2280 keeps everything efficient at a massive capacity of 480GB. Want to be one step ahead of others? Look no further than Z280, the high-performing SSD that is compatible with mini PCs and laptops.

Apacer Z280 M.2 PCIe SSD

Fast & Large Storage

The cutting-edge Apacer Z280 is compliant with NVMe 1.2 standard and features the latest PCIe Gen 3 x4 interface to provide up to 4 times of bandwidth – up to 2500 MB/s read & 1350MB/s write. Offering a massive memory capacity of 480GB, the Apacer Z280 has a random write of 175,000 IOPs to ensure all actions in each gaming scene is smoothly processed, fluid and sharp, efficiently boosting a gamer’s status.

With only 80mm in length, the Apacer Z280 adopts the ultra slim size of M.2-2280 and fits most of the laptops and mini PCs, easily turning any devices into highly portable gaming tools. With utmost performances and superb qualities, the Apacer Z280 is undoubtedly the most powerful booster you can find for gameplay enhancement.

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Stable & Safe Storage

The Apacer Z280 is equipped with several advanced features to ensure PCIe Gen 3 x4 performs at optimum, including ECC with 120bit/2KB BCH, End-to-End Data Protection, Smart ECC, Global Wear Leveling, for fortified SSD life, SmartRefresh, for maintaining accuracy and safety of data access, and S.M.A.R.T. monitoring system to keep all performances at their smoothest.

Meanwhile, Apacer publishes specially designed Apacer SSDWidget software which allows users to examine the SSD status as well as instant firmware update. In addition, the Apacer Z280 is an efficient power saver, capable of performing at low-power consumption, enabling to the laptop battery to sustain longer and PCs to be eco-friendlier.


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Computex 2016 Live Coverage Day 2

Team ARP is on the ground at Taipei to cover Computex 2016 LIVE on the Tech ARP Facebook page and this article. Computex 2016 begins today, May 31, 2016 and will run for five full days. So join us for our live coverage every day, until June 4!

This article will be updated live with pictures and details as and when they come in. Videos will be inserted at the end of every night, as they take time to process and upload.


June 1 Schedule

On the second day of Computex 2016, we are tentatively scheduled to attend the following major events :

10 AM – 11:30 AM : AMD Computex 2016 Press Conference
2 PM – 3 PM : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Benchmarking

3 PM+ : Free and easy at Computex TWTC Exhibition Hall

7:00 PM onwards : CyberMedia Computex Party!

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Computex 2016 Day 2 Coverage

AMD Computex 2016 Press Conference

AMD’S Raja Koduri speaking about how the new AMD Polaris architecture will make virtual reality mainstream.

Introducing the new AMD Radeon RX480 graphics card at only US$199!!

Here are the specifications of the new AMD Radeon RX480 graphics card.

AMD is going for the value proposition. They’re not claiming that the new AMD Radeon RX480 graphics card is extremely fast, but that you can pair them to beat much faster cards at a much lower cost.

AMD also announced the new 7th Generation AMD mobile APUs

Arguably the most important AMD announcement today is the taping out of the AMD Zen “Summit Ridge” desktop processors.

Arguably the most important AMD announcement today is the taping out of the AMD Zen “Summit Ridge” desktop processors.

The AMD Zen core will debut in desktop processors but AMD will eventually scale it to introduce it to the server, embedded and even mobile markets.

That’s what the new AMD desktop processor based on the AMD Zen core looks like.


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Presentation

Now energising with Nick Stam and John Gillooly before the NVIDIA presentation kicks off

The upcoming (June 10) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070!

Fabulous performance per watt with the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070.

Meet the new, faster NVIDIA SLI bridges.


Apacer Product Showcase

A unique dual interface SSD from Apacer. Not sure how useful it is but still, very cool! Video coming up on Tech ARP!

Now this is what people will want. Small solid state portable drives.

For those like a little light in their cases, the Apacer Blade Fire DDR4 SDRAM pulses at 44 beats a minute… dub…dub…dub…

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Apacer BLADE FIRE DDR4 Launched

Apacer is pleased to announce its groundbreaking achievement in DDR history, BLADE FIRE DDR4 with heartbeat LED, perfectly for gaming, overclocking, and M.O.D enthusiasts. It is astonishing to see speed at 3200MHz with LED pulsing at 44 beats per minute yet it is still consuming low voltage at 1.35V.

It is compatible with Intel Z170 platforms, providing unprecedented performance and energy-saving efficiency. Backed by the world’s best technology in industrial memory module and storage, BLADE FIRE DDR4 makes users on fire in the gaming / overclocking star-war.



Respectable capacity of 32GB, frequency up to 3200MHz  – High stability & compatibility

The world-class BLADE FIRE DDR4 is an advanced generation of Blade DDR4 which was published in Feb 2015, featured a sensational armory design on heat spreader as well as LED lights heartbeat effect.

The meticulously screened ICs allow the optimized stability and compatibility while playing in the heavy workload games. BLADE FIRE is available in 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB capacities in dual-module package and comes equipped with total capacity of 32GB(16GB X 2).

The fastest memory kit available is clocked at 3200MHz, and BLADE FIRE kits are ranged in four different clock speeds from 2400MHz 1.2V to 3200MHz 1.35V with 16-16-18-38. The XMP 2.0 support for simple overclocking setup delivers instant top-level performance for motherboards with Intel’s 100 Series.

Not only low latency for outstanding DDR4 performance but also lower power consumption with less heat and higher reliability provides users the fastest speeds and the highest stability when it comes to gaming and overclocking.

LED heartbeat, Light saber on fire – Aggressive Look with stylish, asymmetrical armory design

The heartbeat LED on top edge of the module undoubtedly brings out the spirit of BLADE FIRE, to win and shine powerfully on battlefield as every beat embodies the enhancing HP(health point). The four modules altogether on motherboard show various LED light patterns, just like a battling saber on fire in the battleground. The design truly adds some serious bling which offers the users gimmicks to show off while meeting their needs with respect to exceptional functionality.

When speaking of the design of BLADE FIRE, the black heat spreader is made from quality aluminum material with matte finish. The metallic silver saber in the middle shows an aggressive look of a gaming memory module. On top edge the serration part of a saber as well as shank at the rear displays an asymmetrical design which presenting an extreme aesthetics.

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With distinguished speed and stability as well as a stylish design of LED light saber on motherboard, BLADE FIRE allows users to experience the most enjoyable and exciting game play ever. If you’re looking for the fastest and coolest memory module available, BLADE FIRE is the one and only you have to look at. Feel the supremacy and prominence of Apacer BLADE FIRE!


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