Asus A88X-Pro Motherboard Review: Ahead of Its Time

The elaboration of completely new APUs, codenamed Kaveri, compelled AMD work up one more suitable CPU socket – FM2+. Once after its launch, the leading manufacturers of motherboards have reacted on-the-fly, releasing proprietary models for a new platform. Asus, as usual, was among the first to introduce fresh solutions. Motherboard A88X-Pro is remarkable by the support of upcoming APUs, though it will be still possible to incorporate hybrid processors of the current generation for Socket FM2. For sure, this is not a mere advantage of the board. Let’s have a look at some other specs.

Key Peculiarities

Asus A88X-Pro is developed on AMD A88X chipset and houses an onboard Radeon HD 7000/8000 series graphics. The PCB allots 4 DIMM slots for DDR3 SDRAM modules. An overall capacity of modules set might achieve 64 GB, whereas an ultimate supported clock frequency makes up 2400 MHz. Expansion section is not as bright as a demanding customer would desire; nonetheless, it …

Which DDR3 SDRAM is better for Ivy Bridge

The overclocker memory is now in the category of products for perfectionists, still the common users are pleased with usual modules DDR3-1600 or DDR3-1333 SDRAM. The issue appears related to the release of processors Ivy Bridge series, which in some aspects are similar to its predecessors, still have some distinctive features.

Ivy Bridge processors are restricted on the maximum frequency supported by the DDR3 SDRAM. This indicates the theoretical chance of these processors work with high-speed memory DDR3-3200 SDRAM. Developers of overclocker memory package perceived the change in rules with certain enthusiasm: there are DDR3-2400 modules available in stores. The gap in frequencies of «elite» and «running» versions of the memory has grown twice in size. It won’t have a noteworthy blow on the work of commonly used tasks in systems.

The memory controller in the Ivy Bridge can work both in symmetric mode, with delay, frequency and volume modules in memory channels, and …

Major Peculiarities of Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio for iPad

Tablets iPad from Apple are considered to be a real miracle by the potential customer groups despite the relative existence time in the IT market. This is explained mainly due to the iPad’s multifunctional options and design uniqueness. In this light, there is small wonder that companies that make business on developing accessories for PCs, notebooks, and mobile devices are constantly trying to comply with the requirements of iPad users. Thereby, Logitech company, which gained reputation for developing and producing the peripheral devices, has submitted its new masterpiece to the general consideration: Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio — keyboard cover for iPad tablets.

Logitech Solar Keyboard Folio is a cover stand for iPad with the integrated keyboard and battery which is charged from the sunlight. The developers of the very accessory have announced the performance capabilities of the new model in the run-up of the mass sales launch. Under unconfirmed information, the solar …
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