Xigmatek to Launch Alfar Chassis This Month

Xigmatek is on the verge of launching its new series of chassis, codenamed Alfar. The series consists of three models which differentiate from each other by the color of insertions on the frontal grid (black, white and orange). The casing itself is made of steel and painted totally black. All three enclosures are designed in mid-tower form factor and are ready to accept motherboards of mini-ITX, micro-ATX and ATX dimensions.

Xigmatek Alfar houses seven PCI expansion slots, can accept CPU coolers of up to 160 mm in height, graphics cards of up to 320 mm in length, and a standard power supply unit. The chassis are furnished with three external 5.25-inch drive bays, four internal 2.5-inch bays, and analogous number of bays for 3.5-inch drives. Interface panel is located on the top board and accommodates a couple of USB 3.0 ports and standard 3.5 mm audio sockets.

The nominal delivery set of Xigmatek Alfar contains two 120 mm fans, located on the frontal and rear boards; …

‘Cine’ Monitor Asus MX299Q Review

The emergence of 4K displays marked the beginning of a new era in PC monitors market. Despite the unquestionable viewing facilities, those products so far remain beyond the budget for many customers. So, the development of more affordable but ultra-modern solutions is at the height today. Asus was always differentiated by offbeat approaches to the design and framework of all products. Hence, the appearance of MX299Q monitor was quite an expected move. This model is peculiar not only by an unusual ‘cine’ design but also by striking facilities. Let’s get proof of it.


Asus MX299Q boasts the following specifications:

— panel: type – AH-IPS (LM290WWI-SSAI), coverage – Hard Coating 3H (anti-glare), backlit – W-LED, diagonal – 29 inches, aspect ratio — 21:9, response time – 5 ms, resolution – 2560x1080, viewing angles – 178/178 degrees (H/V), brightness – 300 cd/m2, number of displayed colors – 16.7 m, contrast – 1000:1/80M:1 …

Apacer Announces SAFD 25A for Cloud Computing Purposes

The sphere of cloud computing is gradually gaining in pace. In this light, this industry feels the need for the qualitative and advanced performance, as well as, enlarged capacities. Apacer is the one to understand the current tendencies by announcing the future release of SSD series specifically for cloud computing purposes. Its new SAFD 25A are promised to demonstrate both, high-end performance and capacity. The product's primary destination can be identified as an efficient tool to be employed in servers and cloud-based computing.

SAFD 25A is characterized by high performance IOPs (up to 50000 IOPs) and enlarged storage volume capacity up to 512 GB. Such specifications witness of the undeniable benefits given to customers in terms of data storage, editing and sharing. SAFD 25A can boast such outstanding features as anti-vibration and anti-shock which promote for the SSD durability. In addition, this series will be distinguished by low power consumption index that can't but …
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