Greeting PowerColor Radeon R9 290X New-Generation Graphics Cards

PowerColor has officially introduced a pair of high-efficiency graphics cards developed on the new-generation Radeon R9 290X series adapters. Codenamed PowerColor Radeon R9 290X, both new-comers support the latest graphics technologies, i.e. DirectX 11.2 and OpenGL 4.2. The models feature a totally identical design, still there is one differentiation: one of the models is equipped with a key to Battlefield 4 game. Such ‘bonus’ has resulted in a bit heightened price of $580, if compared with the standard model that costs $550.

Both cards are based on AMD Hawaii XT chip. It has been dynamically overclocked by PowerColor to 1030 MHz, whereas the nominal clock frequency remained the same – 800 MHz. In order to enhance the performance, the GPU has been supplemented with 4 GB of GDDR5 memory with 512-bit interface that runs at 5000 MHz.

To proceed with the specifications, both graphics adapters accommodate four rear video ports (HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-I, and DVI-D). …

Release of Chassis Aresze Subverter 7650B with Efficient Cooling System

Aresze is going to release its new series of chassis developed in Mid-Tower form factor. Codenamed Subverter 7650B, these chassis are primarily intended at consumers with the heightened demands to the layout and integration but with rather 'modest' financial possibilities. Subverter 7650B series can boast an outstanding efficiency pertained to cooling down. In addition, the internal zoning and integration of this model are similar to that implemented in more costly line of products manufactured by Aresze.

Aresze took all efforts to achieve the maximal results applied to the efficient cooling down. Thus, the framework zoning for the airflow distribution has been designed according to the company's own technology. The bay designated for graphics cards, which can support the cards of up to 300 mm in length, can be applied for the wide range of solutions. The 120 mm fan is located at the top part of the chassis and serve the blowing out means; this way the hot airflow does not …

Samsung Readies a Couple of Curved Monitors: CF791 & CFG70

Samsung has replenished its lineup of gaming products with a couple of new monitors with a curved framework. The CF791 is a 34-inch display with 4 ms response time, whereas its comrade, the CFG70, is shipped in 23.5-inch & 27-inch variations; their response time equals to 1 ms. Both models are developed on VA panel with 1500-1800 mm curvature.

Samsung CF791 boasts 3400x1400 pixels resolution, while Samsung CFG70 features Full HD resolution (1920x1080). The integrated panel ensures the widest viewing angles – 178/178 degrees in both aspects, 125% coverage in sRGB environment. The latter is due to the incorporation of Quantum Dot technology which enhances color rendering and contrast showings.

A pair is thought to support AMD FreeSync technology via HDMI port; it promotes for the dynamic synchronization of refresh rate within 100-144 Hz range. The CF791 comes equipped with a pair of speakers (2x 7W). It also accommodates 2x HDMI ports, 1x DisplayPort, 1x 3.5-mm mini-jack, …
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