MSI Motherboard MS-9893 in Mini-ITX Form Factor

MSI, worldly-known producer of computer hardware and consumer electronics, does not allow its competitors to recover breath and rest on their laurels. Its new motherboard MS-9893 has been already presented to the public and is supposed to exceed the rival products in video performance and power consumption aspects. The new model is based on Intel Atom platform which is known for its power-saving characteristics and advanced performance. MS-9893 is able to work with the two models from Intel Atom line (considering the type of modification): Intel Atom N2800 and Intel Atom D2550.

MS-9893 is developed in mini-ITX form factor and is equipped with VGA, HDMI, and LVDS video outputs. The support of high-quality video in 1080P resolution standards is considered to be the major privilege of a new model from MSI. RAM memory is presented by a single 204-contact SO-DIMM slot which can accommodate DDR3 memory module of 4 GB in volume capacity and 1066 MHz frequency.

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Intel Thunderbolt Ready Facilitates in Upgrading Your Desktop PC

Last week Intel announced a new instrumentality for upgrading desktop PC, called Thunderbolt Ready. This tool will help in incorporating Thunderbolt interface into the motherboards which initially do not have the support for it. However, only the motherboards with ‘Thunderbolt Ready’ marking and an inbuilt General-purpose I/O (GPIO) socket might fall under the upgrade. In addition to this feature, the user will have to acquire a dedicated card to enable the interface.

This card is installed into an appropriate PCI Express slot and is then connected to GPIO, as well as DisplayPort socket of the integrated/discrete GPU controller, due to the cables that go in batch. After this, the customer needs to upload dedicated software in order to activate the Thunderbolt. According to Intel, there are currently more than 100 alike products with Thunderbolt support; the majority of them are certified for the usage with PCs on Windows or Mac OS X platforms.

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Acer Launches a Universal Desktop PC Series Veriton L

Acer announces the release of a new PC series Veriton L intended for home-based purposes, as well as, business use. This series is developed with reliability, good functionality, and security measures in mind. The series is represented by two models (Veriton L4 and Veriton L6) which are called to ensure high-end performance, good controllability and heightened security without a bunch of additional elements. Advanced performance is achieved due to the implementation of Intel Core processors of the third generation and Intel HD Graphics system.

Both models of Acer Veriton L are delivered in rather compact dimensions where the physical volume of the casing equals to three liters. A dedicated Ergo-Stand maximizes the spaciousness on the desk and enlarges the possibilities for corporate use. Ergo-Stand is compatible with 4-inch wide-screen monitors of up to 5 kg in weight. It makes the ergonomics of the desktop PC more efficient by offering multiple adjustment opportunities: …
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