HIS Radeon R9 290 IceQ X2: Graphics Card with an Offbeat Cooler

HIS has recently replenished its Radeon R9 series of graphics cards with a new model – the Radeon R9 290 IceQ X2. Based on AMD Hawaii Pro chip, this card is a combination of an ultimate efficiency and an offbeat design. The integrated GPU runs at an etalon frequency — 947 MHz. No changes have been incorporated into the frequency mode of GDDR5 memory: the 4 GB memory with 512-bus interface runs at nominal/effective 1250/5000 MHz frequency.

The major peculiarity pertained to the model is the employment of a proprietary two-slot cooler, codenamed IceQ X2. It consists of a spacious copper base (40x47.5 mm), a large aluminum heatsink, a pair of 89 mm fans, and five nickel-plated heatpipes: 2x 8 mm and 3x 6 mm. The cooler also accommodates additional heatspreaders, which dissipate heat in memory and VRM sections. Moreover, the framework boasts a dedicated stiffening plate that reduces loading on the printed circuit board.

To continue, HIS Radeon R9 290 IceQ X2 comes with two …

Asus Teases a New Slim ET2321 All-in-One Solution

Asus has recently drawn a huge attention to a particular video clip that demonstrates the company’s newest elaboration – ET2321 all-in-one PC. This product positions itself as a slim, user-friendly and stylish solution for routine tasks and multimedia entertainments. The model features 23 inch display with Full HD resolution (1920x1080) and offers a lot of advanced facilities standard desktop products have.

Asus ET2321 are equipped with Intel Core processors (4th generation). The top version comes with Intel Core i7-4500U CPU that is characterized by high efficiency and low power consumption. Memory subsystem consists of DDR3 modules; the maximal RAM capacity might achieve 16 GB. Graphics facilities are ensured by means of a mobile Nvidia GeForce GT 740M adapter (2 GB) and an inbuilt Intel HD 4000. Network interfaces are introduced by Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.0 modules, whereas connectivity is supported due to six USB ports (3x 2.0 and 2x 3.0).

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New Mini-PC Foxconn AT-5570 from NanoPC Series

Foxconn introduces a new high-performance mini-PC intended basically at home media systems. Codenamed AT-5570, this computer is characterized by power-efficient, low-noise and compact (190x135x38 mm) properties. Thanks to a dedicated VESA fixing element, AT-5570 might be placed on a rear plate of TV-set or PC monitor; this will offer additional space on the working surface. All potential clients will find this PC either in black or silver casing coloring.

Mini-PC Foxconn AT-5570 is based on two-core AMD C-70 processor and employs AMD Radeon HD 7290 graphics core. The implemented graphics differs dramatically in terms of speed from Intel GMA built-in solutions which are frequently used in similar compact PCs. The model supports DirectX 11 technology and uses DVI/HDMI ports as imaging output; the customer is able to connect two monitors simultaneously to provide for better graphics effects.

The integrated CPU is notable by 9W TDP index that positively influences the warming …
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