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    PC Modder’ Favorites: Apacer PANTHER Series-DDR4 and SSD

    Dec 04,2017PC visual performances are no longer just about the graphics; a “modding” appearance is the new way. A genuine impressive unit needs to be enhanced both outside and inside, and Apacer PANTHER series is the most widely chosen DDR4 and SSD by modder circles and gaming enthusiasts across the world.     PC modding is all about creating an awe-inspiring coolness with superior capacity. From Australia, China, Canada, Japan, to Philippines, world-class modders like GGF Lan Party, Design By IFR, TAG Mods, FUXK-Xing Kai, EZgunna82 PC Modding, Fabio Moma, Ronnie Hara Mods, ForestCat Design, KrypteK PC Mods, ED MOD CRAFT share one thing in common: Apacer PANTHER series is adopted as an essential part to support their creativity.     As winners of 2017 Excellence Award, Apacer PANTHER DDR4 and AS330 SSD have been in the limelight among both media and tech bloggers. PANTHER DDR4 is renowned for its excellent compatibility that allows it to be installed on Intel® and AMD® motherboards. The latest addition, PANTHER RAGE DDR4 Illumination, is a desktop LED lighting gaming memory module that can perform up to 3000MHz. It comes with LED modules to mimic the sharp teeth of a panther and emit white light with a killer vibe. The unique beaming and performance make it a favorite for modding enthusiasts.     Apacer PANTHER SSD is available in several models to fit individual needs. AS330 offers a 960 GB memory with 545/520MB/s in ultimate read and write speeds; AS340 is a perfect value-for-money solution with high performance at 505/410MB/s. For those who just need to a module to accommodate for the basic needs or seek to upgrade from a conventional hard drive to an SSD, AS350 is here to boost every aspect of the computer with superb processing.     For more examples of professional modders, please see Apacer’s Facebook fanpage or Youtube to search tag #Apacer_x_Modder. The inspiring designs from various countries will set your blood boiling.     Apacer Global https://www.facebook.com/Apacer.global Apacer Taiwan https://www.facebook.com/Apacer.tw Apacer Malaysia https://www.facebook.com/Apacer.my Apacer Thailand https://www.facebook.com/Apacer.th Apacer Vietnam https://www.facebook.com/Apacer.vn Apacer Philippines https://www.facebook.com/Apacer.ph Apacer Indonesia https://www.facbook.com/Apacer.id Apacer Serbia https://www.facbook.com/Apacer.srb Apacer Russia https://www.facbook.com/Apacer.ru Apacer Youtube https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdhFSH5JR9EE_OXRPW8Dq4RQ_i7QGuZ4g    

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    Apacer Wins 2017 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Award
    A Recognition for 20 Years of Brilliance

    Nov 17,2017Celebrating the 20th year of anniversary, global digital storage leader Apacer Technology has won a string of honors and awards, with an addition from 2017 TCSA Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Award: Silver Award of Corporate Sustainability Report: Electronic Information Manufacturing Category. The award ceremony will take place on November 23, 2017, at Howard Civil Service International House. A total of 143 enterprises and organization signed up for contest this year, whose annual turnover also make up 86% of Taiwan’s GDP in 2016. As the only digital storage maker to have ever won this award with TCSA, Apacer is proud to earn this recognition as it joins others in developing corporate sustainability and social corporate responsibilities.     “Sustainability is a must for an enterprise. Values must be created at an ongoing basis, where distributions of benefits among different stakeholders need to be valued. At Apacer, we promise our stakeholders and employees sustained stability and profit as we pursue growth and breakthrough. At our 20th year anniversary, we see this award a strong encouragement and recognition to our belief, ’staying uncompromised for doing the right things’.” Reliability and innovation has always been a core value for Apacer. By dedicating to people’s needs and creating the best experiences in usage and service, we strive to become a reliable and innovative brand, where “Access the Best” is a promise we are committed to deliver.     As a part of corporate social responsibility, Apacer made numerous efforts in creating better linkages with the society. Externally, we value local needs and developed volunteering and sponsorship programs for neighboring communities and schools. Internally, we see employees as our partners and families. In addition to building a more comfortable and friendlier working environment, we have made sports and exercise a part of company culture to prompt a healthier, happier environment. We believe that the success of a corporate is beyond making profit for self-interest, but benefiting others is an intrinsic value that must be held, such as caring for the environment and making contributions to the society. The 2017 TCSA Taiwan Sustainability Award, also nicknamed as the Oscar Award for Taiwan corporate sustainability, is an important recognition of our performance of the past 20 years, and more importantly, what we have realized in terms of corporate social responsibility and sustainable operation.     https://tcsaward.org.tw/en/news/index

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    Renew Your Old Hard Drives with Apacer AD100/AD300 2.5" HDD/SSD Enclosures

    SATA III x USB 3.1 Gen 1: High Performance and 3-step Tool-free Installation

    Nov 14,2017Do your hard drives become idle when you upgraded your computer? Instead of having them retired, with Apacer AD100 and AD300 external enclosures, they can serve new purposes! Equipped with SATA III and USB 3.1 Gen 1 high speed interface with UASP, both models come with enhanced transmission speeds that are up to 400MB per second. AD100 is built with high-strength steel and plastic for better protection. AD300, on the other hand, is crafted with aluminum alloy, complete with especially designed cooling holes for better heat dissipation. Both enclosures are built with tool-free designs for fast installation, easily turning the unused hard drives into external storage solutions.   A Reviver to the Unused Hard Drives with Top Performance The brand new AD100 and AD300 external enclosures are designed especially for 9.5mm and 7mm 2.5-inch HDD/SSD. The SATA III and USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface with UASP significantly improve the transmission performance which is test proven to reach 400MB/s* when operating with a SSD, representing a 73% increase in read speed compared to an enclosure without UASP. Also, the read speed can reach 100MB/s when operated with a conventional hard drive. AD100 and AD300 make your unused hard drives become high-speed portable storage solutions. *Actual speeds may vary by hard drive specification and operation environment.   High-strength Material for Better Protection Compared with conventional hard drives, which tend to be built with a mechanical structure that is vulnerable to shocks during movements, AD100 adopts high-strength steel and plastic to ensure better protection. The textured surface on the back of AD100 ensures a fine touch that reduces slide accidents. The exterior of AD300 is built with aluminum alloy that has a matte finish for better hand grip while preventing fingerprints. For better heat dissipation performance, Apacer especially deign cooling holes on the side of AD300, effectively increasing air ventilation, keeping the operation smooth with longer lifespan. /Image : Apacer AD100 2.5” HDD/SSD Enclosure   3-step Tool-Free Installation For convenient installation, AD100 and AD300 are both designed to be “tool-free”. You can replace hard drives and back up files with just 3 steps. A safety switch designed on the side of AD300 allows fast opening and removal, at the same time securely keeping the hard drive inside. /Image : Apacer AD300 2.5” HDD/SSD Enclosure   AD100, constructed as slim as 13mm for better portability, is available in black, while AD300 is in silver which presents high-tech and fashion style. Combining functionality, safety and fine design, AD100 and AD300 will be your perfect partner for external storage!

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    Apacer AC632 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Military-Grade Shockproof Portable Hard Drive
    Reinvents the Category with Better Capabilities

    Nov 02,2017Apacer introduces AC632 USB 3.1 Gen 1 military-grade shockproof portable hard drive as the latest addition to its mil-spec range. Built with internal suspension structure, AC632 is resistant to falls of 1.22-meter height. Designed to be light and thin, AC632 completely overturns the impression of military-grade portable hard drives, which are usually heavy and thick. It was also awarded from Taiwan Excellence 2018 among over one thousand products. Instead of bearing a tough, robust look to suggest the ruggedness, AC632 is encased in a sleek metal exterior, showing an elegant and neat style. AC632 adopts a USB 3.1 Gen 1 high speed transmission interface and is available in two capacities, 1TB and 2TB. Wherever you go, precious data is always with you!   Anti Vibration and 1.2-Meter Shockproof Protections In order to protect valuable information, mil-grade portable hard drives continue to gain popularity in recent years. According to statistics, falls from hands or tables are the most common accidents of portable hard drives. Made to address this fact, AC632 is designed to be compliant with MIL-STD-810G 516.6 Procedure IV (Transit Drop Test) and able to withstand falls up to 1.2 meters in height. The shockproof ability of AC632 is far beyond the general needs in daily life to ensure the stored data has the best of protection. Additionally, the uniquely designed anti vibration internal suspension structure can absorb shocks coming from all directions and reduce impacts caused by accidental movements during data access, effectively reducing the risk of hard drive damage and extending the product life.   The Thinnest and Lightest Design in the Industry The aluminum alloy exterior of AC632 is an expertly designed structure whose anti-impact ability is far better than plastic case. Through the special design, the thickness of AC632 is only 17.3 mm, which is 30% thinner than other metallic mil-grade portable hard drives. Also, AC632 is highly portable with its light weight at only 245g. The matte finish surface and rounded corners make AC632 easy to grip without leaving fingerprints.   High Durability Grade Type-A Female Connector AC632 is equipped with a durable USB Type-A female connector that is test proven to endure up to 10,000 times plug and unplug cycles. With the high speed transmission of 5Gbit per second, enabled by USB 3.1 Gen 1, AC632 promises effective processing of any large files. AC632 is available in two memory capacities: 1TB and 2TB; the latter can store up to 1 million photos or 833 hours of Full-HD videos. With the advantages of high portability and data protection, AC632 is definitely the most reliable solution for mobile storage.

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    Streamline Design and Smooth Experience

    Apacer Introduces AH359/AH336 USB Flash Drives: Dual Craftsmanship, Comfortable Texture and Strap Hole Design Create the Perfect User Experience

    Oct 26,2017Apacer introduces the all new AH359 USB 3.1 Gen 1 and AH336 USB 2.0 streamline USB flash drives. With the “Simplicity x Perfection” design concept, AH336 and AH359 feature simplistic streamline design and comfortable curved shape with an integral strap hole, creating a perfectly smooth user experience. AH336 and AH359 adopt modernistic colors with duo-craftsmanship which consists of elegant mirror finish and delicate texture, enhancing the visual satisfaction. AH359 is equipped with USB 3.1 Gen 1 SuperSpeed interface, easily accomplishing read and write processes at transmission up to 5Gb per second. Moreover, the maximum capacity of AH336/AH359 reaches up to 64GB, perfect for storing all important digital documents and entertainment in life!   Convenient Strap Hole Design X Perfectly Comfortable Texture Apacer upholds the “Simplicity x Perfection” core concept in developing AH359 USB 3.1 Gen 1 and AH336 USB 2.0 flash drives. With simple but classic style and perfect craftsmanship details, AH336 and AH359 bring an extremely smooth digital storage experience. The body adopts duo-craftsmanship of elegant mirror finish material with delicate texture, bringing perfect visual enjoyment. Also, AH336 and AH359 feature the streamline curved contour for rounded and comfortable touch, which offers an easy way to hold and plug-in. To prevent cap loss, the lid is designed with a hidden clip point which allows tight capping. On the other hand, the integral strap hole makes the drive easy to carry on a charm or keychain. Apacer’s thoughtful designs bring wonderful experiences for every user!   Fashionable Design with Large Capacity Apacer AH359 is equipped with USB 3.1 Gen 1 high speed interface which is up to 5Gb per second, greatly reducing transmission time and allowing efficient digital life. The body is matched with “Gentleman Black x Deep Sea Blue”, displaying an elegant and neat fashion style. AH336 adopts USB 2.0 interface with excellent compatibility. It is available in simple white and gentleman black. With the layered visual design, AH336 displays charming streamline glamour with delicate texture. /Image: Apacer AH336 USB 2.0 Flash Drive   The maximum capacity of AH336 and AH359 both reach 64GB, storing up to 16,800 8-mega pixel pictures or nearly 15 hours of Full-HD high quality video. Apacer also provides additional choices between 8GB, 16GB and 32GB. From appearance to function design, AH336 and AH359 carry out the “Simplicity x Perfection” concept, providing users with a splendid experience! /Image: Apacer AH359 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Flash Drive

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    Cooler Master, NVIDIA, MSI, Apacer, ZOTAC, Dremel, CableMod
    Join Forces to Bring BATTLEMODS Modding Tour into Asia – the First Ever with PLAYERUNKNOWN BATTLEGROUNDS

    Oct 26,2017Cooler Master, Nvidia GeForce Garage, MSI, APACER, Dremel and CableMod join forces to introduce the BATTLEMODS Asia Tour; the first ever PLAYERUKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUND Modding Contest that spans across Australia, Thailand, Philippines, India and Vietnam. Each country will be represented by a duo of the best modders in their country and given the challenge of making the world’s first PUBG mods along with the brand they represent.   The alliance is an initiative to help develop the interest and appreciation for building PCs for gamers, content creators and anyone that uses PCs in general. The teams in each country will showcase how this is done with live streams and videos. The finished projects will be on display at events in each country. To stir things up, the public gets to vote which country did the best PUBG case mod.   The Tour Kicks off at PAX Australia BATTLEMODS Asia Tour kicked off with a series of livestreams starting October 20th by Team Australia. Designs by IFR flew into town to join Tech Modified to start their project. They gave themselves just 4 days to complete this challenge, to make sure it is ready to showcase at PAX Australia at the Cooler Master booth 1240 on October 27th-29th.   Next up will be Team Thailand, Modder Crow (3-time Case Mod World Series champion) and Waii will be at JIB booth at COMMART November 2nd-5th to do a preview of their project.   Oct 27 – 29, 2017 – PAX Australia, Australia Nov 2 – 5, 2017 – Commart, Thailand Dec 9 – 10, 2017 – Gamers Connect, India Jan 7, 2017 – Intel Extreme Masters, Vietnam Jan 14, 2017 – Masters’ Gathering, Philippines   More Information http://makerhub.coolermaster.com/battlemodspubg/ 

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    Apacer Awarded Again by 26th Taiwan Excellence
    Outstanding Innovative R&D Strength is Recognized

    Oct 24,2017Digital storage leader Apacer Technology Inc. has done it again! The company just celebrated its 20th anniversary, and is currently awarded for the 9th consecutive win with the 26th Taiwan Excellence. This year’s contest was participated by 578 companies, with 1209 products submitted. By virtue of Apacer’s excellent R&D strength and fully-optimized user experience, six products receive the Award, giving recognition to the wonderful performance of Apacer in storage applications. Apacer proved its expertise in digital memory and capability to invent and better serve user needs, optimizing experiences with superior performance.     Apacer strives to reinvent and make breakthroughs; its strength is developed and proven in a wide array of fields, including embedded industry, gaming, mobility, and military-grade products. The award-winning inventions that received this year include: PM110-25 PCIe SSD, SV250-7 Multi-Power Path power technology, COMMANDO series DDR4 and PT920 PCIe SSD, ASMini Portable Mini SSD, and mil-spec portable hard drives AC630/AC631, and AC632.     U.2 Mil-Spec SSD PM110.25 is a 2.5-inch SSD equipped with PCIe Gen3 x2 and Gen3 x4 interface, offering sequential read/write speeds up to 2,815/1,475MB/s and random read/write speeds up to 296K/238K IOPS. The unique design of exterior housing and internal intelligent temperature management system, which remarkably reduce overheating issues that are common for PCIe interface, allow fast dissipation and effectively make the system up to 30% cooler. Underfill technology is adopted to reinforce stability of components and prevent solder points from falling off or fracturing due to thermal expansion and contraction caused by extreme temperatures, which may further lead to system breakdown, while coating technology (conformal coating and IP57 nano-coating) is implemented to provide dustproof and waterproof features.     SV250-7 Operates with the Innovative Technology, Multi-PowerPath SV250-7 is implemented with Multi-PowerPath technology, which provides three-option plug-and-play solution for power supply – cable type, Pin7 VCC and state-of-art 7+2 pin connector – on the side with cable-less design. With the exclusive, innovative power circuit mechanism, Multi-PowerPath protects miniature SSD from being damaged by overheating even when power is concurrently supplied via the three methods. Equipped with low-density parity check (LDPC) code, the product has a capacity of up to 256GB, with speeds up to 560MB/s in read and 530MB/s in write. Supporting AES-256 bit and TCG OPAL 2.0, the unit has a unique latch design and comes with CoreAnalyzer, an exclusive technology invented by Apacer for optimized operation. The system also comes with SSDWidget S.M.A.R.T for instant monitoring and reporting of the SSD health.     Power Boost With COMMANDO DDR4 Desktop Gaming Memory Module and PT920 PCIe SSD Designed for serious gamers and system builders, COMMANDO Series-DDR4 & PT920 PCIe SSD take inspiration from an assault rifle and matches its design to fit gaming purposes. This DDR4 memory module is compatible with the latest Intel® and AMD platforms and functions with high frequency, low voltage, and low latency. PT920 SSD adopts PCIe Gen 3 x4, offering quadrupled bandwidth up to 2500MB in read and 1300MB in write. The swift actions brought by the COMMANDO series will complement each gaming session with superb performance.     ASMini: Pocket SSD with Absolute Compactness Measuring at just 8.1cm x 5.4cm, ASmini is nearly the size of a name card, with only 0.6cm in thickness! Its compact dimension is some 85% smaller than the usual 2.5-inch external hard drives, offering unbeatable portability. Encased in a champagne tone metallic exterior, this finely designed piece can hold up to 240GB in memory, equivalent to around 6 hours of 4K videos, with an impressive read/write speed of 450/400MB. Shockproof, vibration-proof, and capable of functioning during access, ASMini is an excellent choice for data protection.     AC630/AC631: Military-Grade Shockproof, Water Resistant, Dustproof, an Ideal Outdoor Companion Keeping outdoor needs in mind, AC630/AC631 is designed to be compliant with MIL-STD-810G 516.6 Procedure IV (Transit Drop Test) and IP55. The sporty appearance bears a sense of toughness in its single-piece anti-impact rubber structure, which also protects from accidents by easing external forces during impact. The thoughtful slot design keeps the cable neatly tucked along the body. The 3D surface texture of AC631 protects the appearance by preventing fingerprints and scratches. If you want to feel reassured when using a portable hard drive outdoor, AC630/AC631 is your best solution!     AC632: A Military-Grade Shockproof Portable Hard Drive with Excellent Anti Vibration Ability Against External Impacts AC632 is compliant with MIL-STD 810G 516.6 Procedure IV (Transit Drop Test). An uniquely built internal suspension structure keeps the core of AC632 protected at all times, effectively easing impact forces when dropped. The unit is created with an elegant and neat style : the aluminum alloy exterior has a rounded, corner-less design in a matte finish that keeps free from fingerprints. AC632 is made more compact compared to current metallic mil-spec products. At only 17.3mm in thickness and 245g in weight, the excellent portability makes it ideal for business professionals.

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    Fear No More!
    Apacer AC631 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Military-Grade Shockproof Portable Hard Drive Provides All-round Protections for Your Precious Data

    Oct 18,2017Apacer AC631 USB 3.1 Gen 1 military-grade shockproof portable hard drive brings data protection to a higher level! It is military-grade compliant and has passed various international safety certifications. Besides, AC631 was awarded from Taiwan Excellence 2018 among over one thousand products. With fully sealed structure and protective rubber frame, AC631 has passed the U.S. military-grade drop test and is IP55 certified for dustproof and water resistant functions, always keeping the stored data safe. Moreover, the anti-scratch exterior comes with cable carry design, effectively ensuring the entire unit is neat and sleek. With the all-round protection of AC631, you can enjoy your travel without worrying about losing precious memories.   Fully Sealed Structure Brings Triple Protections Thanks to the digital photography technology, photos and videos captured during travel or sports can be completely recorded. However, the precious data can be easily influenced by shocks, falls, dusts, and water. Instead of being cautious trying to keep your hard drive safe, now you can simply leave it to AC631. As the latest mil-spec portable hard drive from Apacer, AC631 is also compliant with MIL-STD-810G 516.6 Procedure IV (Transit Drop Test), meaning if the unit is accidently dropped, it will stay protected up to 1.22-meters in height. Besides, with the fully sealed structure, AC631 is certified with IP55 rating which means it can withstand spraying water and dust in pouring rain or a dusty environment.   Protective Rubber Structure and Convenient Cable Carry Design The strong protection of AC631 comes from a single-piece rubber frame which is built from the internal structure to the exterior; it functions as a strong buffer to absorb shocks during falls or strong impacts. Crafted with cobalt blue trims around all sides over the graphite black surface that is 3D textured, the unit not only has a sporty vibe, but also resists scratches or fingerprints, effectively reducing the damage caused by friction. The thoughtful slot design is especially equipped for easy cable storage, keeping the cable neatly stowed when it is not in use.   Durable USB Type-A Female Connector AC631 adopts USB Type-A female connector which is test-proven with a durability of 10,000 times plug and unplug cycles, providing safety guarantee for users. Equipped with USB 3.1 Gen 1 high speed interface, AC631 has a transmission speed up to 5Gbps to efficiently process large video or sound files. It is available in 1TB and 2TB; the latter can store up to 1 million photos, half a million mp3 music files, or 833 hours of full HD videos. Have AC631 as your data guardian, you can enjoy your journey without worries!

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    “Your Company is the Best Encouragement”

    Introducing the Apacer x P714 AH336 and AC233 Lineup Always Keeping You Company with Childlike Illustrations

    Oct 12,2017When pursuing a dream, we all need the support and company of friends. Apacer partnered with P714, a Taiwanese illustration brand famous for their heartwarming, adorable designs, in creating 3 special edition flash drives and an external hard drive under the theme “A Planet of Dreams”. The childlike illustrations not only embellish the exteriors with vivid energies, but also have meaningful messages. The themes of these Apacer x P714 AH336 flash drives, “Take-off”, “Companionship”, and “Support”, are about friendship and encouragement. On the other hand, AC233, an 1TB USB 3.1 Gen 1 external hard drive, is themed with “A Planet of Dreams”, leading everyone to wander in a colorful and warm planet.   A Planet of Dreams Brings Warmth and Happiness Illustrators Patricia and Felix create “P714 Planet” with their imagination. Their arts are filled with innocent and warming feelings which are inspired by their childhood. They also create several fun characters for the joyful planet and hope that everyone can find their pure heart through the warming illustrations.   For this cooperative project with Apacer, P714 features the theme “A Planet of Dreams” namely a happy place where friends get together and make efforts for their dreams. The design celebrates the preciousness of companionship and support brought by friends. The pure white base color of AC233 portable hard drive and AH336 flash drive make them suitable for exhibiting adorable illustrations. The AC233 has a streamlined body that makes its appearance more prominent. With 1TB capacity, AC233 can keep a complete record of your precious moments. Besides, the AH336 flash drive has a strap hole that allows attachment to personal items, making it the perfect device to carry around and store your beautiful memories. /Image : Apacer X P714 AC233 External Hard Drive “A Planet of Dreams” in 1TB   Take Off to Chase Your Dreams Dreams are like flowers; you must water it bit by bit and wait patiently for bloom. Dreams can also be a rocket ship that takes off and soars with courage. The “Take-off” flash drive is a symbol of the beginning of chasing your dreams. /Image: Apacer X P714 AH336 Flash Drive “Take-off” in 16GB   Companionship is What Supports You to Move on Difficult moments and hardship are unavoidable along the journey to pursue a dream. A true friend for life is someone who reaches out to you with an umbrella to keep you sheltered when there is a storm. The “Companionship” flash drive depicts sincere friendship as a reminder that you will never be alone. /Image: Apacer X P714 AH336 Flash Drive “Companionship” in 32GB   Support Makes You Full of Energy A friend is someone who provides support, pumps you up with energy, and feels joy when you succeed. Each step of progress is especially meaningful when you know you have a friend by your side. The “Support” flash drive depicts the exciting moment when all the friends gather together to cheer for you and share their blessing. /Image: Apacer X P714 AH336 Flash Drive “Support” in 64GB