Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show

The focus at the 2007 Computex Taipei International IT event, June 5 to 9 in Taiwan, focused on mobility. Intel and Asus launched a $199 laptop, while AMD announced the first server platforms that will support 'Barcelona.'

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - The Debut of the $199 'Eee PC' Laptop

Intel Executive Vice President Sean Maloney (left) and Asus CEO Johnny Shih show off one of the new Eee PC laptops, which will cost between $199 and $299. The two companies are targeting this ultra-low-cost laptop at emerging markets. (Photo: Courtesy of

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - The Debut of the $199 'Eee PC' Laptop

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Intel Launches 'Bearlake' Chip Set

In keeping with the company's seemingly never-ending code names for products, Intel launched its latest chip set, originally called 'Bearlake,' at Computex. Now under the 3-series name, this chips set will support PCI Express 2.0 and DDR-3 memory. (Photo:

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Intel Launches 'Bearlake' Chip Set

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Intel's New Motherboard

Intel Vice President Sean Maloney shows off the new Series 3 chip set motherboard. (Photo: Courtesy of Intel)

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Intel's New Motherboard

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Via Goes 'Nano'

Intel wasn't the only company going small. Via debuted its NanoBook Ultra Mobile Device. This very small PC weighs only 1.87 pounds but has the power to run Windows XP and even Vista Basic. (Photo: Courtesy of Via)

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Via Goes 'Nano'

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Now for the Enterprise

Tyan Computer unleashed what it calls its 'personal supercomputer,' the TyanPSC T-6000, which uses Intel's 50-watt quad-core Xeon processors. The system can support up to 40 processing cores and offers 60GB of RAM for $20,000. (Photo: Courtesy of Tyan)

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Now for the Enterprise

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Waiting for 'Barcelona' No More

Those attending Computex got a sneak preview of Advanced Micro Devices' quad-core 'Barcelona' processor. Three system vendors - Supermicro, Tyan Computer and Uniwide Computer - each offered early support for the new processors, which is scheduled for rele

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Waiting for 'Barcelona' No More

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Inside Supermicro's Barcelona Server

Here's a look inside one of Supermicro's servers that will be built on the Barcelona platform. Although full details of what makes AMD's quad-core chip tick were scarce, Supermicro detailed the blade server seen in this picture as well as a

Mobility Dominates the 2007 Computex Show - Inside Supermicro's Barcelona Server

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