Asustor Introduces New-Gen AS 3 NAS Series

Asustor, an outstanding Taiwanese developer of high-end hardware pieces, has just launched a series of new-generation NAS devices, codenamed AS 3. The series involves two models – the AS-302T and the AS-304T – that are characterized by the support of advanced multimedia facilities and high-resolution video (1080 p). The first model consists of two HDD bays with the maximal capacity of 8 TB, whereas the second model boasts four HDD bays with an overall 16 TB capacity. For this reason, the retail price makes up $334.90 and $499 respectively.

AS 3 NAS devices are based on Intel Atom two-core processors that run at 1.6 GHz clock frequency. Memory subsystem is introduced by DDR3 modules of 1 GB capacity. Interface I/O panel is rich in gigabit Ethernet network port, IR-port, HDMI video socket, 3.5 mm audio socket, and USB 3.0 port. One of the blissful advantages is the possibility to unite the drives into the following RAID arrays: RAID 0/1/5/6/10 and JBOD.

Each NAS model is …

Hard drives still confidently dominate on the notebook market, according to analysts

SSDs are gradually penetrating into mobile computers, but can not yet can become a serious competitor of hard disk drives. Even recently observed slowdown in demand for notebooks with hard drives will not lead to a decrease of the part pf these models in favour of laptops, where SSD is the main storage, analysts believe.

According to the first quarter of this year, models from the HDD larger than 500GB, offered at $ 450-550, formed the largest segment of the market at a rate of 32% of total deliveries. Second place with 26% take laptops with HDD capacity over 320GB, which cost $ 350-450. They are followed by models with HDD larger than 640GB ($ 550-650 price range), than go HDD larger than 750GB ($ 650-750), they are followed — with 250 GB HDD (price less than $ 350), next — the HDD larger than 1 TB ($ 750-900). And only in last place, relevant to market by about 3%, are laptops with SSD volume 128GB or HDD with very large volume (price — $ 900 or more).

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BenQ Puts Monitor GW2255 on Sale

BenQ, a celebrated Taiwanese developer of high-class PC monitors, puts its new monitor from GW series on sale. Codenamed BenQ GW2255, the product features 525x174x400 mm dimensions and 21.5 inch display. According to the manufacturer, this model has got a universal predestination and might be used as in home-based so in corporate purposes. One of its key attributes is the employment of VA panel equipped with LED backlight.

GW2255 boasts a number of unmatched specifications that show off its best facilities. First of all, this monitor offers 3000:1 static contrast and 20M:1 dynamic contrast index. This ensures unprecedented imaging and color depth (from pure white to darkest black) to enhance video and gaming experience. Secondly, the support of Full HD resolution (1080p) enables perfect detailing, as well as a more realistic display of colors.

Thirdly, the implemented VA panel is able to provide for a really prompt response time, showing 6 ms index. It also secures wide …
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