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    Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    At its 10th anniversary, Computex 2016, presentation.
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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    The motherboard needs more LED's. I would also like a strobe light or two on the case.

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    That event looked like a cult fest

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    Kinda weird to call the module "Home theater" without any digital audio output. With no space for an internal sound card even. I like the general idea to refresh that old ATX standard though. Just wish they would put more thought into their stuff.

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    All these products look good and they talk a good game, but since they make a point of living for the fans and that it was the loyal fans that got them there, so have they fixed up their customer service department or is it still really bad? After my own experiences trying to get customer service off them and in one RMA instance involving rog products, being left for over a year feeling as if I was a leper, I don't even look at asus products when buying PC bits and pieces.

    I agree with OilSheikh - looking like a cult fest, especially with the number of people in the crowd wearing rog clothing. It reminded me of the apple shows, but at least apple has customer service, not only does it have a phone number here to ring them up, it even has lots of shops in Australia, that I can walk into.


    Even though I like the idea of introducing the concept of having more adaptability through modular components, I will not be impressed with their products until I know I can rely on a similar level of commitment to customer service.
    Also, will these modular units be designed to continue service on future generations of motherboard upgrades. To be able to reuse these components opens potential for reducing the cost for upgrading (ie- motherboard could be reduced in cost as you don't need a new I/O module to go with it), and possibly make the upgrade process easier. And how expensive are these parts going to be?
    We will just have to wait and see.

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    Project Avalon or https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikiped...a_XR-V10MD.jpg
    What is it with some design decisions at the moment?

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    Quote Originally Posted by OilSheikh View Post
    That event looked like a cult fest
    Typo in the penultimate word.

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    It looks... ridiculous.

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    Quote Originally Posted by jigger View Post
    The motherboard needs more LED's. I would also like a strobe light or two on the case.
    Needs armour too!!

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    i dont know about you guys, but part of the fun of a custom computer is building it. This modular design makes it so anyone can just throw it together and takes away from the "custom" feel. I dont like the design.

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    Re: Asus RoG unveils Project Avalon modular component PC

    Quote Originally Posted by GotKevlaar View Post
    i dont know about you guys, but part of the fun of a custom computer is building it.
    To me, the only 'custom' part of building most PCs these days is in your choice of components... Most of them still have the same number and type of components and they all plug together in pretty much the same way.
    It only starts to get 'custom' when you get the Dremel out!!

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