Zotac GeForce 640 GT: Kepler for $ 100

The emergence of a new GPU architecture does not only make records in the performance of high-end graphics cards, but often changes the idea of what to expect from an inexpensive card with a low TDP. Let see what can offer GT 640 — associate member of the family Kepler



The lower segment of the GeForce 600 is already fully staffed. In retail, there are cards GT 610, GT 620, GT 630 and GT 640, and in the OEM- channels additionally supplied GeForce 605. But among all of them, only GT 640 can be called a fully new model, since it is based on the architecture of Kepler, and the remaining cards are a familiar model series GeForce 400 and GeForce 500 Architecture (Fermi) with certain minor modifications.


GeForce 640 is based on the GK107 chip, which previously debuted in accelerators GeForce 640M. The performance of the last was comprehensively studied on the laptop Acer Aspire M3-581TG: compared to the GeForce 540M new chip provides a very nice speed boost. GK107 contains one …

AMD releases new video accelerators and FirePro first APU for workstations

The debut of a new line of graphics cards AMD FirePro Wx000 on base of graphics processors family Southern Islands (28 nm) is also known as the basis for gaming decisions Radeon HD 7000.



Single-chip FirePro W9000 includes a GPU Taxiti XT 4 teraflops of performance when dealing with numbers and a single-precision teraflops in operations with double precision. The volume of on-board video memory is 6 GB of GDDR5, the recommended price — $ 4000. Scope of the discrete graphics FirePro / Southern Islands is traditional: CAD-applications that work with the media content, and system digital signage.


One position lower is FirePro W8000. It uses the kernel Tahiti Pro or XT, characterized by Tflops/806 3.23 Gflops of performance, memory capacity of 4 GB and a price tag of $ 1,600. Even lower in the hierarchy is the FirePro W7000. The card is equipped with 4 GB of GDDR5 RAM and the chip Pitcairn XT (Radeon HD 7870). Performance, according to AMD, is 2.4 Gflops Tflops/152 when …

P2418HT and P2418HZ – the Innovative IPS-panel Monitors from Dell

Recently at CES 2017, the Dell Co. has introduced P2418HT and P2418HZ monitors.



P2418HT is also called Dell 24 Touch Monitor and possesses a touch screen, and P2418HZ is otherwise named Dell 24 Monitor for Video Conferencing and is equipped with everything required for respective activities, like, for instance, a 2.1 MP IR-webcam, another IR-camera, two omnidirectional microphones and two embedded speakers with overall capacity of 10 W. Dell P2418HT has a glare filter and recognizes up to 10 taps at a time.


Both specialties feature 23.8” Full HD IPS-panels, the 250 cd/m2 brightness factor and the 1000:1 contrast ratio. Besides, these devices cover 83–84 % of the CIE 1976 colour gamut.


The interface is represented by one DisplayPort 1.2, one D-Sub, one HDMI 1.4, two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports.


P2418HT and P2418HZ will come in retail in the USA on the 12th of January. The first model costs approximately $400, and the second – about $330.
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