The growth of laptop shipments in the second quarter was 5%

Global laptop shipments have faced with glut stocks in March and a weakening global economy in May. That caused the situation of reaching a growth of supply in the second quarter of the year only for 5% compared with the previous, and it fell by 1.8% compared with this period year ago. Shipments totalled just over 50 million units, according to analysts.

Numbers of Acer and Lenovo laptop shipments were at the average level on the world market in comparison the first quarter of the year. Shipments of mobile PCs from HP, Dell and Toshiba have fallen to 4-7%. Most of all with the increase of supply by 36% managed its shipment the ASUS Company.

It is interesting that HP may soon lose its title of leader in the laptop market — China's Lenovo breathes down its neck, lagging behind only with 500,000 units. ASUS surpassed Dell, becoming the fourth largest producer of mobile PCs in the world with a share of 11.3%, and Apple and Samsung are in the seventh and eighth places …

HIS Teases New Radeon R9 280X IceQ Boost Clock Graphics Card

HIS is glad to introduce one more high-end solution: the Radeon R9 280X IceQ Boost Clock graphics card that is targeting high-performance PC systems. The model employs turbine-type cooling system with a branded IceQ cooler. It consists of a voluminous copper base (35x28 mm), an aluminum heatsink, four nickel-plated heat-pipes (2x 8 mm and 2x 6 mm), as well as a single 80 mm turbine fan. Such cooling is ideal for multi-GPU configurations in AMD CrossFireX mode, since the distance between adapters does not influence the efficiency of their fans.

The new-comer is based on AMD Radeon R9 280X GPU (28 nm, GCN) with 2048 stream processors. It runs at standard frequencies: 850 MHz – nominal and 1000 MHz – dynamic. Memory is introduced by 3 GB GDDR5 modules, which run at standard 1500 MHz frequencies and reach some 6000 MHz effective index.

To continue, HIS Radeon R9 280X IceQ Boost Clock features four connectivity interfaces: a pair of mini-DisplayPort ports, one DVI-I and …

AOC Introduces Monitor e2752Vq from Professional Series

AOC has highlighted its new monitor-masterpiece, codenamed e2752Vq. The model belongs to Professional series and boasts a number of different interfaces. This makes this monitor a universal means as for corporate purposes, so for home use. The model has got 27 inch display and power-saving LED which makes it a beneficial and desirable acquirement.

AOC e2752Vq is designed with Full HD resolution that equals to 1920x1080. It is equipped with LED lighting and video outputs, such as HDMI, DisplayPort, D-Sub, DVI-D. The availability of the integrated USB hub allows the user to employ the monitor in various configurations. Moreover, the integration of the product provides for the connection of several devices simultaneously (laptop, video camera, flash-drive, digital camera, etc.).

To continue, this model is capable to manage any office, multimedia or gaming applications due to the outstanding technical peculiarities. Thus, the monitor has got 1200:1 contrast level and …
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