The Forthcoming Switch to 5 mm HDD Models

Nowadays HDD segment is represented by various products from various companies. However, with the development and release of ultrabooks, manufacturers directed their production to the hybrid-type drives. This resulted in the predominance of hybrid solutions in the market.



Recently Itel has advanced a motion to digress somehow from the production of hybrid drives and switch to the decrease of traditional HDDs dimensions to 5 mm in casing depth. According to the company's assumptions, such change could moderate the price for drives and provide the necessary volume capacity for ultrabooks.


Some manufacturers have already directed a part of their technological powers to the design of HDDs with 5 mm casings. Nevertheless, there appeared a couple of obstacles on their way: the necessity to stabilize data reading and writing activities, and increase of costs spent on drives' production. This will result in the rise of end price.


IT professionals and analysts forecast the …

SilverStone Teases Sound-Dampening Kublai KL07 Chassis

SilverStone has found a way to reduce the noise level, produced by the multi-fan PC cases. Its new Kublai KL07 chassis is a true acknowledgement of the fact that cooling can be silent. The model’s side panels are made of steel, coated in special foam with wave-shape ornaments; this foam promotes for sound-dampening characteristics.



SilverStone Kublai KL07 supports the installation of micro-ATX/ATX motherboards with the maximum of 7 expansion slots. The chassis features 6 seats for the mounting of drives; three of them might be taken by 3.5-inch items. Unfortunately, there is no space for the integration of 5.25-inch drives.


Internal layout provides for the mounting of quite long video cards (up to 389 mm), standard ATX PS/2 power supply units (140-200 mm in length) and quite high CPU coolers (up to 163 mm); if there is need, it’s possible to include a 172 mm high cooler. Cooling system embraces three pre-installed 140-mm fans; still, there are three more seats for the …

P2418HT and P2418HZ – the Innovative IPS-panel Monitors from Dell

Recently at CES 2017, the Dell Co. has introduced P2418HT and P2418HZ monitors.



P2418HT is also called Dell 24 Touch Monitor and possesses a touch screen, and P2418HZ is otherwise named Dell 24 Monitor for Video Conferencing and is equipped with everything required for respective activities, like, for instance, a 2.1 MP IR-webcam, another IR-camera, two omnidirectional microphones and two embedded speakers with overall capacity of 10 W. Dell P2418HT has a glare filter and recognizes up to 10 taps at a time.


Both specialties feature 23.8” Full HD IPS-panels, the 250 cd/m2 brightness factor and the 1000:1 contrast ratio. Besides, these devices cover 83–84 % of the CIE 1976 colour gamut.


The interface is represented by one DisplayPort 1.2, one D-Sub, one HDMI 1.4, two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports.


P2418HT and P2418HZ will come in retail in the USA on the 12th of January. The first model costs approximately $400, and the second – about $330.
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