Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 Review

The second generation of AMD A-Series hybrid processors, announced earlier in October, are already integrated in a number of graphics solutions. The newly appeared products are compatible with Socket FM2 only and cannot be applied for Socket FM1 infrastructure. This implies that a number of motherboards lose their upgrade facilities and can't be updated with a new advanced solution. Still, the market is currently ready to present a few boards destined to operate with the updated AMD A-Series. Gigabyte is one of the pioneers in this respect, introducing its motherboard GA-F2A85X-UP4, developed specifically for Socket FM2.



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Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 is designed in ATX form-factor with 305x244 mm PCB dimensions. AMD A85X chipset is a heart of the motherboard; it secures the compatibility with A-Series (second gen.) APU and Athlon CPUs in the implementation of Socket FM2. The overall TDP level claimed for the model is not more than 100W. The PCB allots four DIMM slots …

SilverStone Debuts with a Tiny PC Case PT13

SilverStone announces the release of a new PC case from Petit series that is intended for Thin mini-ITX platforms only. Entitled PT13, the new-comer is differentiated by truly tiny dimensions of 186x182x42 mm. Its framework consists of a steel chassis and an aluminum flip-up cover.



The possibility to utilize the case as in horizontal so in vertical positions is thought to be the major peculiarity of PT13. Additionally, the case might be fixed to the rear facet of the monitor, due to the availability of a dedicated VESA bracket. The company estimated the price for the model at $59.


SilverStone PT13 supports the installation of a single HDD or SSD of 2.5-inch form-factor. In regards to the supported motherboards, their list involves models from Intel (DH61AGL, DQ77KB), ASRock (H61TM-ITX, Z77TM-ITX, B75TM-ITX, H77TM-ITX), and Gigabyte (GA-H61TN, GA-H77TN). The maximal height of the supported CPU coolers might not exceed the margin of 19 mm. Unfortunately, expansion slots are …

GeIL Introduces Memory Module Series Evo Leggera

GeIL has lately introduced a new series of memory modules, codenamed Evo Leggera. According to the words of the manufacturers, this series is ready to demonstrate the utmost performance in combination with the low-profile VELOCE radiators which cannot stop the users from installing huge CPU coolers. Evo Leggera represents an optimal solution and improved functionality in one product. The series includes modules of 1333 MHz to 2800 MHz frequencies compiled in two- and four-channel kits.



Evo Leggera is equipped with advanced low-profile heat dispensers 'Leggera' developed with the implementation of Maximum Thermal Conduction and Dissipation technology. This technology ensures efficient cooling activity with the standard module heights. Memory modules Evo Leggera are compatible practically with all newest logics kits, involving Intel Z77 platform. This expands the versatility of the series.


To continue, it should be mentioned that all models in the series have undergone tough …
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