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COMPUTEX 2017: Zotac expands gaming hardware and hosts Dota 2 tournament

By Chong Jinn Wei - on 27 May 2017, 12:00pm

COMPUTEX 2017: Zotac expands gaming hardware and hosts Dota 2 tournament

Zotac is doubling its efforts to expand its line of gaming hardware at COMPUTEX 2017. During the upcoming show, Zotac will be showing off its range of gaming PCs like the MEK and MAGNUS series, as well as smaller form factor graphics cards. Last but not least, the company will be hosting something called the Zotac Cup Masters during the show.

Zotac’s MEK Gaming PC is a desktop that was specifically built to provide gamers with a convenient gaming experience. <br> Image source: Zotac

Debuting at Taipei this year is the Zotac MEK Gaming PC, a futuristic desktop made specifically for gamers under its Zotac Gaming brand. Sporting a 7th gen Intel Core i7 processor as well as a GTX 1080 Mini, the MEK Gaming PC marks the beginning Zotac’s line of gaming products.

The MAGNUS EN1050K is a small form factor Mini PC that provides users with a mid-tier gaming experience thanks to the inclusion of a GeForce GTX 1050. <br> Image source: Zotac

Showing up at COMPUTEX as well is Zotac’s MAGNUS EN1050K, a Mini PC gaming series. Fitted inside the small form factor is a desktop NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050. For processors, users can choose to opt for either a 7th gen Intel Core or AMD’s Ryzen processors to run their small but powerful gaming rig.

The Zotac ZT-P10810G-10P allows users to fit in a powerful graphics card within their small form factor Mini PC easily. <br> Image source: Zotac

Also on the show floor this year are the Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB Mini and its Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 Ti ArcticStorm. Both graphics cards measure 8.3 inches in length, allowing users to install these components within a Mini PC easily. The difference between the cards is while the former utilizes a familiar dual-fan setup, the ArcticStorm has the world’s smallest liquid-ready waterblock cooling system.

This is the world’s smallest waterblocked GeForce GTX1080 Ti graphics card that provides users with the capability of reaching extreme performance despite its compact size. <br> Image source: Zotac

In addition to unveiling new hardware products, Zotac is also hosting the Zotac Cup Masters,where up to eight teams from around the globe will compete in Defense of the Ancients 2 (Dota 2) matches. Zotac is partnering with BigBox VR and HTC VIVE to host the world’s first live VR eSports Show Match tournament.

Zotac will be at Booth M0729A at CCOMPUTEX 2017 from May 30 to June 3.

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