Solid-State Drive OCZ Agility 4 Review

Up-to-date SSD manufacturers are inclined to employ MLC flash-memory with synchronous interface in their product lines. The implementation of exactly such memory interface allows balancing the advanced performance with moderate price. This is especially vital for SSDs with SATA 3 6Gb/sec interface. Nevertheless, some producers take the challenge to implement flash-memory with asynchronous interface in their drives. As a result, the final products go at more attractive price but with more modest speed characteristics. OCZ dared to overcome this speed drawback by releasing SSD Agility 4 series. The models included in the series are based on asynchronous flash-memory interface and, according to the company's words, prove to show quite decent speed index.

Chief Peculiarities

Despite the prevalence of SandForce controllers implemented in SSDs, OCZ decided to use quite different platform for its new series. Agility 4 employs Indilinx Everest 2 controllers which, in some way, …

AOC Introduces Monitor e2752Vq from Professional Series

AOC has highlighted its new monitor-masterpiece, codenamed e2752Vq. The model belongs to Professional series and boasts a number of different interfaces. This makes this monitor a universal means as for corporate purposes, so for home use. The model has got 27 inch display and power-saving LED which makes it a beneficial and desirable acquirement.

AOC e2752Vq is designed with Full HD resolution that equals to 1920x1080. It is equipped with LED lighting and video outputs, such as HDMI, DisplayPort, D-Sub, DVI-D. The availability of the integrated USB hub allows the user to employ the monitor in various configurations. Moreover, the integration of the product provides for the connection of several devices simultaneously (laptop, video camera, flash-drive, digital camera, etc.).

To continue, this model is capable to manage any office, multimedia or gaming applications due to the outstanding technical peculiarities. Thus, the monitor has got 1200:1 contrast level and …

PSU Fractal Design Newton R3 600W Review

Fractal Design plunged into PSU market comparatively not so long ago, and nowadays its product line counts only three PSU series, naming Tesla R2, Integra R2 and Newton R3. The latter consists of three models and is supposed to belong to the top-segment of products. The entry-level model in this series, codenamed Fractal Design Newton R3 600W, is estimated for the maximal output power of 600W (as suggested by the codename), produced via +12VDC rail. Generally, this power supply unit has got 80Plus Platinum certificate due to high level of efficiency. Let’s see what other privileges this product might offer.

Basic Peculiarities

PSU Newton R3 600W features 150x86x165 mm dimensions (w/h/d) and goes in two color variations: black and white. The case itself has got matte coating that prevents visible fingerprints or stains. Some facet edges are skewed a bit to add elegance to the design. The model complies with EPS 2.92/ATX 2.31 standards and is estimated for one hundred …
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