AMD Readies a Pair of Power-Efficient Desktop Processors

The Internet community is engrossed in a lively debate about the upcoming release of two new Richland desktop processors from AMD. The company has not made any official claims yet, however MSI marked the pair as an appropriate match for some of its new motherboards. Those Richland CPUs, which has already been launched by AMD, proved to be rather power-efficient, featuring 65 W and 100 W TDP level. But new entries – AMD A8-6500T and AMD A10-6700T – are thought to receive 45 W TDP package.



Upon the whole, AMD Richland processors position themselves as affordable, efficient and reliable solutions that can be employed for the assembling of systems with moderate or heightened demands. Some CPU models might be even used for the assembling of gaming systems. However, along with high performance, Richland processors are rather power-efficient; this makes them an ideal choice for home-based and corporate-class PC platforms.


As for the announced models, their specifications are …

Gigabyte is preparing an overclocked version of GeForce GTX 660 Ti

Despite the measures taken by Nvidia partners to maintain the confidentiality (up to 16th of August ) of marketing sketches and precise characteristics of the line graphics cards GeForce GTX 660 Ti, it is still becomes the property of IT-society long before the official announcement. The resources tell about a new video card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 Ti, equipped with a cooler WindForce 2X.



New product will be released in two versions — with increased and recommended frequencies. Graphics adapters will have the same appearance, but the cost will vary depending on the characteristics. Video card without overclocking is functioning at 915 (980) / 6008 MHz, OC-option has clock speeds of 980 (1032) / 6008 MHz for core and 2 GB of memory GDDR5, respectively. In the arsenal of adapters there are as well video outputs DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI (gold plated) and DisplayPort, two slots SLI and graphics chip GK104-300-KD-A2 (1344 shader, 112 TMU, 24 ROP, 192-bit memory bus).


According to …

The Orange Pi Prime Singleboard PC Is the Pi PC 2 Model’s Successor

Welcome the latest singleboard PC from Orange –Pi Prime, which can be called a successor of the last year's Orange Pi PC 2 model. Common peculiarities include the components layout and SoC Allwinner H5, possessing four Cortex A53 cores and Mali-450MP4 GPU.



Now DDR3 memory is doubled and equals to 2 GB. There is no eMMC module; and the microSD memory card of 64 GB capacity can be used for data storing. Audio and video interfaces are represented by the CEC-compliant HDMI 1.4, a composite port and a mic. The Gigabit Ethernet port is accompanied by the wireless module with support of Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth 4.0.


The specialty also features one micro USB and three USB 2.0 ports. Power can be supplied through USB or an appropriate connector from the 5 V, 2 A adapter Among other specs users can find a MIPI CSI connector, 40 outputs supporting Raspberry Pi, a three-pin UART, an IR-receiver, as well as a reset key and a power switch.


The approximate price of Orange Pi …
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