Meeting New GTX 970 DirectCU Mini OC Video Card from Asus

Tailored for mini-ITX motherboards, Asus has designed a new graphics card based on GeForce GTX 970 adapter. The GeForce GTX 970 DirectCU Mini OC features 170x122x40 mm dimensions only, targeting small-sized chassis for mini-ITX platforms. The heart of the card is Nvidia’s GM204-200-A1 GPU with 13 SMM blocks, 1664 CUDA cores, 104 TMUs, and 64 ROPs. It runs at the nominal 1088 MHz frequency but might be overclocked to 1228 MHz index.

Asus GeForce GTX 970 DirectCU Mini OC employs a shortcut PCB that accommodates a two-slot cooler with a vapor chamber, a backplate, and a high-efficiency CoolTech Fan. The latter is distinguished by a unique design that dramatically enhances airflow. The incorporated hardware base features Super Alloy Power design. It implies the inclusion of prime-quality chokes, capacitors, and power transistors. Their combination provides for some incredible efficiency and a prolonged lifespan.

The integrated GPU is accompanied with 4GB of GDDR5 memory; it …

Akasa Intros Low-Profile CPU Cooler Nero LX

Akasa, a global manufacturer of chassis, PSUs, and PC peripheral components, introduces its new low-profile cooling system, codenamed Nero LX. The new product is intended specifically to provide the maximal cooling effect to CPU and its surrounding elements. Nero LX might be employed in HTPC and slimmer PC systems. Detailed specifications about this cooler have just appeared at the manufacturer's official website, however pricing info has not been revealed yet.

Akasa Nero LX features 120x120x59 mm dimensions and weighs 298 g. The overall cooler's framework consists of a 120 mm fan, a large base, and four copper heat pipes that pierce an aluminum heatsink. The cooler employs an advanced scheme of direct contact of heatpipes with CPU surface which promotes for the utmost cooling environment.

This model is compatible with a majority of processor sockets developed by AMD and Intel. Hence, it supports Socket FM1, AM2, AM2+, AM3 from AMD, and LGA 1366, 1156, 1155, and 775 from …

Acer Debuts with Three New All-in-One PCs: Aspire U5-610, Z3-610 and Z3-105

Acer, a well-known designer of displays and PCs, has introduced three new models of all-in-one PCs within the boundaries of IFA 2013. Codenamed Aspire U5-610, Aspire Z3-610 and Aspire Z3-105, the triple features 23-inch sensor monitors, which support Full HD resolution (1920x1080) and run under Windows 8 OS. All three new-comers distinguish themselves by a stylish design and some innovative functions.

The first model under consideration, Acer Aspire U5-610, is a contemporary all-in-one solution intended for home use. It is peculiar by a futuristic design, as well as a whole range of useful facilities. The device comes with the 4th generation Intel Core processor, 16 GB RAM, and a highly efficient Nvidia GeForce GTX 760M graphics adapter. Full HD display ensures the prime quality of imaging and wide viewing angles. The implementation of Remote option enables the control over Windows 8 via a mobile device based on iOS or Android. When connecting those mobile devices by means of …
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