Motherboard ASRock Z77 OC Formula Review

The variety of motherboards designed by ASRock is able to satisfy the whims of any customer group. All models are characterized by multiple useful facilities and different price ranges. This makes ASRock products a universal means for PC integration. These days the company has proudly released a dedicated motherboard, codenamed Z77 OC Formula, developed specifically for overclockers. This is the first model of this manufacturer designed particularly with overclocking facilities in mind.

Design and Integration

At first sight, motherboard ASRock Z77 OC Formula does not distinguish itself by exceptional design and layout. However, more intense look will uncover a range of peculiarities pertained specifically to this product. This motherboard is designed in CEB form-factor, since the number of integrated facilities would be scant for ATX standard. Still, fixing holes are located similarly to ATX boards, so there won't be any difficulties during its installation.

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BenQ Launches BL2420PT Quad HD Monitor

BenQ, a well-known Taiwanese designer of visual solutions, strikes the imagination with a new PC monitor, entitled BL2420PT. This 23.8-inch item with 16:9 aspect ratio is based on a high-quality AHVA matrix that ensures unrivaled specifications: the widest viewing angles (178 degrees in both aspects), Quad HD resolution (2560x1440 pixels), and 100% coverage in sRGB surrounding.

BenQ BL2420PT features 520x568x199 mm dimensions and weighs 7 kg. The display is equipped with white LED backlit that reduces typical power consumption to 28 W and to 0.3 W in Off mode. The implemented matrix provides for 1000:1 native contrast with 20M :1 correlation in dynamic mode. The maximal brightness makes up 300 cd/m2, color depth reaches 8 bits, the ultimate amount of displayed colors – 16.7 million, whereas typical response time equals to 14 ms (5 ms in GtG surrounding).

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Aresze Unveils New Chassis PureFlow Healthy 7629

Aresze has recently unveiled a unique chassis codenamed PureFlow Healthy 7629. It is primarily characterized by the implementation of up-dated PureFlow technology on fine air. Chassis PureFlow Healthy 7629 is developed in mid-tower form factor and allows for the installation of multi-slot graphics adapters of up to 300 mm in length. PureFlow system is located under a removable frontal lid and presupposes the inclusion of a dedicated switch for the modification of filtering mode.

Internal layout of PureFlow Healthy 7629 is developed with a note of rationality. PSU is localized on the bottom part of the casing, while all cables are managed on the rear part of the motherboard. This speaks of the rational space distribution to provide for a more rational cooling effect. This model is furnished with a single external 5.25-inch bay and a couple of internal bays for 2.5/3.5-inch drives. The upper panel contains a standard set of interface facilities: Power and Reset buttons, filtering …
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