HGST Announces Corporate-Class Ultrastar C10K1800 Hard Drives

Despite the emergence of ultra-fast and voluminous SSD devices, data processing centers still require classical storage solutions. Hence, HGST, an affiliate company of Western Digital, decided to comply with the corporate demands by introducing budgetary hard drives entitled Ultrastar C10K1800. The new-comers are targeting exactly DPC-systems which are in need of high performance combined with fail-safe behavior.

HGST Ultrastar C10K1800 drives feature 2.5-inch form-factor and come in diverse capacity variations (from 300 GB to 1.8 TB). The models employ SAS interface with 12 Gb/sec throughput. It should be noted that designers involved the minimal amount of plates on the maximal possible tape density. The latter are thought to rotate with 10.520 RPM.

The implementation of only few plates provides for the reduction of power consumption; this is supposed to be a great benefit since the drives are estimated for a durable 24/7 operation. Thus, an average power consumption …

Biostar H61MU3B Offers a Universal Set of Up-to-Date Interfaces

Biostar company announces the release of a new motherboard H61MU3B – a high-end tool for the creation of compact multimedia platforms with the universal set of up-to-date interfaces. According to the words of the company’s representatives, H61MU3B is able to support the majority of Biostar functional capabilities, including Remote 2, Bio-Flasher and Bio-ReLife, Driver-Genii technologies, as well as BioScreen Utility applet. Remote 2 technology is used to manage the multimedia system with the help of Apple and Android gadgets; Bio-Flasher and Bio-ReLife technologies are used to update and reclaim Bios functional from the external USB drives; Driver Genii is used to install all necessary drivers automatically. BioScreen Utility applet enables the choice of download logo and is equipped with eHot-Line service which secures the efficient technical support.

Motherboard Biostar H61MU3B has got an enhanced framework and design. Thus, motherboard framework is furnished with the …

Antec Replenishes High Current Gamer M Series with Two New PSUs

Antec decided to expand its renowned High Current Gamer M series of power supply units with two new models. Codenamed HCG-750M and HCG-850M, the units are characterized by modular cable connectivity and rather high level of efficiency (up to 81% in 230V networks). Not for nothing this couple is honored by 80Plus Bronze certificate that vindicates their prime-quality. It must be noted that existent internal framework is totally the work of Seasonic, Antec’s contractor.

Both new-comers are equipped with four PCI Express Power (6+2)-pin cables and support 10/12/14/16-contact power sockets. The layout consists of two virtual +12V rails, Active PFC mechanism, and high-class Japanese capacitors. HCG-750M allows for the maximal loading on +12V rail of 62A at 744W, whereas HCG-850M allows a bit higher loading of 70A at 840W.

With the purpose to prolong the units’ lifetime, Antec furnished the models with all up-dated security functions, featuring: UVP (low voltage protection), …
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