AMD Highlights Plans for the Transition to the 28nm Process

AMD is a company known for the continual and elaborate work on the development and improvement of all product lines, as well as technological standards. Thus, the coming 2013 year is supposed to be portentous for the company in terms of the implementation of 28nm standards in their APU. AMD has recently voiced the plans for the change of the Trinity APU to a new model, codenamed Richland, and the transition to 28nm technological process.

The new APU, Richland, is presumably to be released in two versions: dual-core and quad-core. It will support a number of high-performance technologies, such as Blu-ray 3D, dual graphics, Open CL, AMD turbo core overclocking, and some others.

According to the preliminary information, Richland will employ FM2 socket (which Trinity employs) and Radeon 8000 series DirextX 11 GPU. This GPU will be furnished with 128 cores in dual-core model line, and with 384 cores in the high-end A10 APU. The same number of cores has been implemented in …

Corsair Launches a New 80Plus Gold Series of PSUs

Corsair is to start selling its newest series of power supply units, entitled Corsair CS. The series embraces four models of 450W, 550W, 650W, and 750W power, which feature some outstanding 92% efficiency. Small wonder that such models have already won 80Plus Gold certificates that verify their high-end membership. All the units correspond to the ATX specifications and support the latest Intel’s and AMD’s platforms. Besides, CS series is differentiated by a power-saving design combined with a tolerant price.

Corsair CS units are equipped with a semi-modular cable system. Main 24-contact ATX power and 8-contact EPS motherboard cables have got a static fixture, whereas flat modular cables come in the delivery set and are predestined to power HDD/SSD, graphics cards, fans, etc. Cooling is provided by 120 mm fan, based on a slide bearing; it runs at low speeds on standard loads, producing little noise during routine tasks. Its estimated MTBF equals to 150.000 hours.

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BenQ Puts Monitor GW2255 on Sale

BenQ, a celebrated Taiwanese developer of high-class PC monitors, puts its new monitor from GW series on sale. Codenamed BenQ GW2255, the product features 525x174x400 mm dimensions and 21.5 inch display. According to the manufacturer, this model has got a universal predestination and might be used as in home-based so in corporate purposes. One of its key attributes is the employment of VA panel equipped with LED backlight.

GW2255 boasts a number of unmatched specifications that show off its best facilities. First of all, this monitor offers 3000:1 static contrast and 20M:1 dynamic contrast index. This ensures unprecedented imaging and color depth (from pure white to darkest black) to enhance video and gaming experience. Secondly, the support of Full HD resolution (1080p) enables perfect detailing, as well as a more realistic display of colors.

Thirdly, the implemented VA panel is able to provide for a really prompt response time, showing 6 ms index. It also secures wide …
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