CPU Cooling System Scythe Katana 4 Review

Cooling systems supplied by Japanese manufacturer Scythe are distinguished by the tilted radiators. The latest CPU Katana 4 cooler is not an exception: it is notable for the unusual shape of the radiator. This product is going to compete for mass audience in middle-end market segment, since its price is estimated not for inveterate gamers or overclockers but for users with common cooling needs. Scythe Katana 4 will be a perfect match for average PC systems intended at efficient central processor airflow.

Basic Specifications

The first, and most striking, distinguishing feature of Scythe Katana 4 is its compatibility with a large number of Intel/AMD processor sockets. Even the systems with outdated sockets can hope placing this cooler model. The list of supported sockets include: Intel LGA 775, 2011, 1366, 1155, 1156, and AMD FM1, AM2/AM2+, AM3/AM3+, 940, 939 and 754. Other specifications of the model are listed below:

— dimensions: 100x102.5x143 mm, weight – 480 g;
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Geil Unveiled Some Specifications of DDR3 Evo Veloce Series

Geil has highlighted certain information about its new DDR3 memory series, codenamed Evo Veloce. According to the claimed by the manufacturer specifications, Evo Veloce will become a master sample for all similar DDR3 modules. This declaration is vindicated by the product's speed performance due to which the series will be of major interest to gamers and PC enthusiasts. The product has been primarily introduced within the measures of international exhibition Computex 2012, and is now officially presented at the Geil's website.

Evo Veloce series is represented by a range of two-channel and four-channel kits to suffice the needs of any customer. The main destination of these DDR3 modules is to be applied within platform systems on Intel X79/Z77 Express chips base. They are delivered with the integrated Maximum Thermal Conduction and Dissipation technology that stipulates the availability of dedicated fins of red or white colors. Those fins are predestined to ensure an effective …

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Processors AMD FX Vishera are considered to be 'heavy metal' in the AMD's inventory. They belong to the products of the second generation and employ an advanced Piledriver architecture. This architecture is intended primarily at managing multi-threading applications to provide for improved performance, if compared with CPUs of the first generation. In addition, FX Vishera chips feature reasonable correlation of power, facilities and price.

Platform and Architecture

CPU AMD FX-8350 is compatible with motherboards which contain AM3+ socket and high-performance logics AMD 990FX, AMD 970, and AMD 990X. It should be noted that boards with such chipsets are able to offer two additional PCI Express x16 sockets which are characterized by high speed index on integration of two video adapters. AMD FX series consists of four CPU models; FX-8350 and FX-8320 house eight cores, FX-6300 feature six cores, while junior model FX-4300 contents itself with only four cores.

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