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I will be there Saturday. Is there anything I have to see or you want photos of?

If I can beg, borrow, steal or buy something; what should I try to get?

Last year I got a Manli video card. Not the best but very cheep! (actualy I would recomend them as a good middle of the road card if you see one)
I'll be looking for more of the same this year. I was trying real hard to get up there during the week, but I could not pull it off. That makes only 2 out of 5 years I was able to sneak in
 
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That's cool that you'll be attending but does this qualify as news?
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Whilst I appreciates you quick and friendly response, perhaps it would help if ya'all could tell me where to put it. And dark places that lack sun don't count

or is this you?
 
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post #4 of 11
Try to look for the more obscure things rather than the things they WANT you to write about like trendy micro laptops, Atom and the P45/G45/G43/whatever chipsets.

Personally I'm interested in more pictures of Nehalem, the X58 motherboards and SSDs, so if you'd be able to snap some photos of such things that'd be real nice!
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post #5 of 11
Yeah i agree with bowman, but you could also go a step further and grab info on the less known stuff, or booths where very little gather round? The rest will ofcourse get a lot of coverage, but these small things may matter to someone more, as they'd be harder to get info on.
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"BUT it is so interesting!"

"Did you know?..."

"COMPUTEX Taipei, or Taipei International Information Technology Show (traditional Chinese: 台北國際電腦展), is a computer expo held annually at the Taipei World Trade Center in Taipei, Taiwan. The first COMPUTEX expo held in 1981 started out as a place where small and medium sized businesses in Taiwan's nascent computer industry could display their products. As Taiwan's information technology industry took off in the early 1990s, COMPUTEX has since rapidly expanded and become an important showcase for IT industry. Now it has become the second largest computer expo in the world (after CeBIT) and the largest in Asia, with participation from major manufacturers such as Intel, AMD, ATI, NVIDIA, and others.

Because of the large number of companies involved in the production of computer hardware in Taiwan, COMPUTEX has become a favorite location for observers hoping to get a preview of new hardware and trends in that field.


[edit] History and figures
COMPUTEX 2008 will be held on June 3 - 7, 2008 and partially moved to Nangang Exhibition Center.
COMPUTEX 2007 was held June 5th to June 9th 2007.
COMPUTEX 2006 was held June 6th to June 10th 2006 [1].
COMPUTEX 2005 was held May 31st to June 4th 2005, this year has a new feature "Buyer's Day".
COMPUTEX 2004 was held June 1st to June 5th 2004, there were 1,347 exhibitors, 118,052 visitors, and a gross exhibit space of 58,730 square meters.
COMPUTEX 2003 was scheduled to be held in June, but due to SARS fears in Asia, the show was held in September [2]. There were still 1,241 exhibitors and a total of 2,419 booths. " -Wikipedia

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post #7 of 11
That's nice that you're going to Computex.

To be honest, I couldn't care less. Plus, this isn't news.
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post #8 of 11
get some intel guys drunk so they spill their guts on nehalem.
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post #9 of 11
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the comments (and history lesson)

but to jinja_ninja; I refer you to the case of putup VS shutup:
http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...ml#post3969614
 
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post #10 of 11
While technically this isn't news I'm going to give him a free pass on this one as this is news in the making. Potentially BIG news if he can find stuff on the more obscure things that us at OCN might go nuts over that the press is not interested in. I look forward to your new news thread when you return!
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