Solid-State Drive Intel 330 Series 180GB Review

Some two-three years ago solid-state drives were supposed to be a luxury rather than a necessity. Not every enthusiast showed predisposition to spend a few hundreds dollars to enhance his PC performance. Nonetheless, time passed and SSD technologies rapidly erupted into corporate and home fields, serving as a mighty storage means to replace traditional HDDs. They are currently the most wanted piece of hardware that offers better reliability, faster speeds, as well as larger volumes. Besides, their today’s price falls within average customer’s possibilities. Intel keeps the wave in this industry too, delivering high-end products for various audiences. Intel 330 Series 180GB SSD, one of its latest releases, is a direct image of quality and volume combined with a reasonable price.



General Peculiarities


Intel 330 Series 180GB is predestined for advanced users with modding/overclocking activities in mind and owners of powerful laptops. It is characterized by 1.200.000 hours …

Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi Cooling System Is a Modified Version of Cryorig H7 with a Higher Number of Heat Pipes and New Fans

Almost a year ago the Cryorig company announced H7 Quad Lumi, its new CPU cooling system; and at present this product is going to the market. This specialty is a modified version of Cryorig H7 cooling system, though, it is designed with a higher number of heat pipes and new fans.



H7 Quad Lumi is equipped with an RGB LED-lighting of the cooler base and logo on the heatsink cover. The NZXT CAM utility allows adjusting colour and operation mode of the backlighting, as well as regulating the fans rotary speed.


The Cryorig cooling system includes four nickel-plated copper heat pipes (6 mm in diameter), a nickelized copper base and an aluminium heatsink. Radiator fins are curved to form a cell structure. A 120 mm fan operates at the 300–1600 rpm and 10–25 dBA, producing the 49 CFM air flow. Please note, that the fan has the white LED-lighting.


According to the manufacturer, H7 Quad Lumi is compatible with all up-to-date Intel and AMD CPU connectors and processing units …

Overview of the Motherboard ASUS ROG Strix H270F Gaming

The previous generation of LGA1151 motherboards from ASUS numbered several «gaming» models, which stood out among others with the designation Pro Gaming. Now, with the advent of new chipsets from Intel, the company's specialists decided to allocate such products to a separate segment, assigning them the name ROG Strix.


The main bias of these models is not based on overclocking capabilities, but on the hard- and software component related to the increased requirements of users to create the necessary atmosphere when working with a PC. So, on the background of conventional boards, the difference will be in the audio and network nodes. The brand RGB-backlighting AURA is realized here to the full extent as well.


Main Characteristics

Chipset: Intel H270

Processor socket: Socket 1151

Processors: Core i7, Core i5, Core i3, Pentium, Celeron (Skylake-S, Kaby Lake-S)

Memory: 4 DIMM DDR4 SDRAM 2133/2400, a maximum of 64 GB

PCI-E slots: 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16

1 x …
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