MSI Shared the First Shot of Z170A Gaming Pro Mainboard

First displayed at Computex 2015, the Z170A Gaming Pro motherboard from MSI is now available for the web community. The company teases the first shot of the extended ATX model, showing off its main privileges. The new-comer is based on Intel Z170 chipset, intended for Socket LGA 1151-compatible Intel Skylake CPUs. Its key visual attraction is the availability of a stripe with RGB illumination on the right side. The stripe supports 8 working modes and is able to display up to 16.5 million colors.

MSI Z170A Gaming Pro comes equipped with 4x DIMM slots for the integration of DDR4-3300 MHz memory modules (maximum capacity – 64 GB). Storage subsystem is introduced by four SATA 6 Gb/sec ports and a single SATA Express port (compatible with two SATA 6 Gb/sec ports). The socket is powered by a 8-pin connector, whereas the PCB draws power from a 24-pin ATX one.

Furthermore, the connection of graphics cards might be realized via two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots; other expansion cards are …

Processors Intel Haswell to Rival Accelerator NVIDIA Tesla

Intel Corporation has the intentions to introduce DDR4 memory into their server processors of Haswell series. The launch of such technological approach is planned for the 2014, however the developments in this sphere have already started. Intel’s server solutions will become a part of Grantley platform and the samples of their new series will allegedly be announced next autumn. The preview of new processors makes it clear that some of the chips will be distinguished by the increased heat generation performance which will reach 160 W.

Hence, 16-core processors Haswell-EP will rival parallel computing accelerator NVIDIA Tesla but not AMD server solutions. Intel is going to provide various working frequency options and options with different number of active cores. At the same time, TDP will fluctuate within ranges of 160, 145, 135, and 120 W. In its turn, accelerator NVIDIA Tesla, which is based on GK110 processor, consumes approximately 300 W.

In accordance with the …

Asus Teases a New Slim ET2321 All-in-One Solution

Asus has recently drawn a huge attention to a particular video clip that demonstrates the company’s newest elaboration – ET2321 all-in-one PC. This product positions itself as a slim, user-friendly and stylish solution for routine tasks and multimedia entertainments. The model features 23 inch display with Full HD resolution (1920x1080) and offers a lot of advanced facilities standard desktop products have.

Asus ET2321 are equipped with Intel Core processors (4th generation). The top version comes with Intel Core i7-4500U CPU that is characterized by high efficiency and low power consumption. Memory subsystem consists of DDR3 modules; the maximal RAM capacity might achieve 16 GB. Graphics facilities are ensured by means of a mobile Nvidia GeForce GT 740M adapter (2 GB) and an inbuilt Intel HD 4000. Network interfaces are introduced by Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.0 modules, whereas connectivity is supported due to six USB ports (3x 2.0 and 2x 3.0).

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