Galax Unleashes GeForce GTX 970 and 980 HOF Graphics Cards

Galax, the company created due to a merger of Galaxy and KFA2, entered the market with a couple of new graphics solutions: the GeForce GTX 970 HOF and the GeForce GTX980 HOF cards. Both greenhorns are intended for enthusiasts longing for the best overclocking potential. Thus, they offer dual BIOS support for safe modification of key parameters and a pair of advanced utilities: Hyper Boost and Voltage Tool.

Galax GeForce GTX 970 HOF and 980 HOF models are powered by Nvidia GM204 GPU (Maxwell generation) with a striking factory overclocking index. Therewith, GTX 970 HOF runs at 1216 MHz (nominal) and 1380 MHz (dynamic) frequencies instead of etalon 1051 MHz/1178 MHz ones. In its turn, GTX 980 HOF operates at 1304 MHz (nominal) and 1418 MHz (dynamic) frequencies instead of reference 1126 MHz/1216 MHz ones. Moreover, the manufacturer swears that this couple is able to overclock up to 1.5 GHz frequency on air cooling and up to 2.1 GHz frequency on liquid cooling.

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BenQ Showcases Revolutionary GW2765HT Monitor

BenQ, a renowned Taiwanese manufacturer of high-end visual solutions, has just introduced a new 27-inch monitor, entitled GW2765HT. The new-comer has replenished an award-winning Flicker-free lineup of PC displays, featuring 487x748x224 mm dimensions and 2560x1440 QHD resolution. The key peculiarity ascribed to the model is the support for the RevolutionEye technology that combines a range of useful options. Retail price, set by the company, makes up $549.

Based on IPS panel, BenQ GW2765HT accommodates white LED lighting that substantially reduces power consumption. In keeping with the manufacturer, the new-comer consumes up to 32 W power. The integrated panel offers 4 ms response time, the widest viewing angles – 178/178 H/V, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 1.07 billion of displayed colors, 100% color gamut in sRGB environment, and the maximal of 350 cd/m2 brightness that might be adjusted due to PWM technology.

RevolutionEye technology involves such utilities as Low Blue Light, …

Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 Review

The second generation of AMD A-Series hybrid processors, announced earlier in October, are already integrated in a number of graphics solutions. The newly appeared products are compatible with Socket FM2 only and cannot be applied for Socket FM1 infrastructure. This implies that a number of motherboards lose their upgrade facilities and can't be updated with a new advanced solution. Still, the market is currently ready to present a few boards destined to operate with the updated AMD A-Series. Gigabyte is one of the pioneers in this respect, introducing its motherboard GA-F2A85X-UP4, developed specifically for Socket FM2.


Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 is designed in ATX form-factor with 305x244 mm PCB dimensions. AMD A85X chipset is a heart of the motherboard; it secures the compatibility with A-Series (second gen.) APU and Athlon CPUs in the implementation of Socket FM2. The overall TDP level claimed for the model is not more than 100W. The PCB allots four DIMM slots …
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