Greeting PowerColor Radeon R9 290X New-Generation Graphics Cards

PowerColor has officially introduced a pair of high-efficiency graphics cards developed on the new-generation Radeon R9 290X series adapters. Codenamed PowerColor Radeon R9 290X, both new-comers support the latest graphics technologies, i.e. DirectX 11.2 and OpenGL 4.2. The models feature a totally identical design, still there is one differentiation: one of the models is equipped with a key to Battlefield 4 game. Such ‘bonus’ has resulted in a bit heightened price of $580, if compared with the standard model that costs $550.

Both cards are based on AMD Hawaii XT chip. It has been dynamically overclocked by PowerColor to 1030 MHz, whereas the nominal clock frequency remained the same – 800 MHz. In order to enhance the performance, the GPU has been supplemented with 4 GB of GDDR5 memory with 512-bit interface that runs at 5000 MHz.

To proceed with the specifications, both graphics adapters accommodate four rear video ports (HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-I, and DVI-D). …

Aerocool Brings Dead Silence Cube Chassis on Market

Aerocool Advanced Technologies puts up for sale its mini-ITX chassis, entitled Dead Silence Cube. The model is an ideal choice for the fans of LAN Parties and those who have an eye for a stylish design. The chassis features 265x411.3x381 mm dimensions, targeting mini-ITX or micro-ATX motherboards. The case is made of solid steel and is characterized by sound-dampening features.

In retail sale it appears in two framework variations — with a blind side facet and with a transparent window on it, – as well as in several color designs. Some of the items boast the incorporation of leather finish on the top and frontal facets.

Aerocool Dead Silence Cube is furnished with one optical drive of 5.25-inch standard, three drives of 3.5-inch standard or four drives of 2.5-inch type, and with four PCI Express expansion slots. Internal spacing is sufficient to integrate graphics adapters of up to 320 mm in length, a customary PSU, and CPU coolers of up to 190 mm in height. The top …

Akasa Prepares Its Euler for Upcoming Release

Recent global IT exhibition Computex 2012 has given promising prospects for Akasa company that introduced its new brand chassis. Codenamed Euler, this chassis might serve the basis for the noiseless mini-PCs. Due to the implementation of aluminum casing in design and its simultaneous substitute of a radiator, this device is able to function along with passive cooling system.

Akasa representatives have provided the Internet community with the first shots of Euler. Those pictures demonstrate that the future product will consist of a block which will remove the excessive heat from the CPU and its surrounding components. The model will support devices which show up to 35W TDP index. This chassis will be compatible with motherboards of mini-ATX form-factor and low-capacity two-core processors.

According to the words of the company's representatives, Euler is going to be released this September. The price policy has not been voiced so far, but hardware specialists are certain …
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