Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 Review

The second generation of AMD A-Series hybrid processors, announced earlier in October, are already integrated in a number of graphics solutions. The newly appeared products are compatible with Socket FM2 only and cannot be applied for Socket FM1 infrastructure. This implies that a number of motherboards lose their upgrade facilities and can't be updated with a new advanced solution. Still, the market is currently ready to present a few boards destined to operate with the updated AMD A-Series. Gigabyte is one of the pioneers in this respect, introducing its motherboard GA-F2A85X-UP4, developed specifically for Socket FM2.



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Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 is designed in ATX form-factor with 305x244 mm PCB dimensions. AMD A85X chipset is a heart of the motherboard; it secures the compatibility with A-Series (second gen.) APU and Athlon CPUs in the implementation of Socket FM2. The overall TDP level claimed for the model is not more than 100W. The PCB allots four DIMM slots …

The Beelink AP42 Mini PC Is Equipped With Intel Pentium N4200 CP

The Beelink BT7 mini PC’s successor is the Beelink AP42 model, which possesses the same low case, though is based on an updated platform. At present the PC is operated by the 4-core Intel Pentium N4200 CPU, representing the modern Apollo Lake generation.



Pentium N4200 includes four processor cores, featuring the 2.5 GHz frequency and the GPU HD Graphics 505. The motherboard is meant for the 4 GB DDR3 memory, however, there is a prospect for larger volumes. Due to the presence of an M.2 socket users can add a fully functional SSD to the customary 64 GB eMMC module.


The Gigabit Ethernet network port is enhanced with a two-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac adapter, which estimated capacity is equal to 1,167 Mbps. Among other Beelink AP42 interface details one can pick out three USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI 1.4 video output, a headset connector, as well as an SD memory card slot.


The mini PC will be available this month at the rough price of $210.

Unveiling Limited Edition of USB-Drives from Silicon Power

Silicon Power, a renowned manufacturer of flash-memory solutions, unveils its plans about the upcoming release of two new USB-drives. Codenamed LuxMini 720 and Touch 830, the product will be supplied in limited edition. Both drives are compatible with Mac OS, Windows (XP, Vista, 7) and Linux platforms and correspond to the RoHS standards. Unusual design, — the implementation of thematic art prints, — is considered to be a chief peculiarity of LuxMini 720 and Touch 830 models.



Both models will be delivered in two versions: 8GB and 16GB capacities. These drives are known to support USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 standards and feature ten thousand activations durability term. The other characteristic feature ascribed to the upcoming products is free of charge brand software, codenamed SP Widget, which is intended at provision of seven most essential for data security options.


Model LuxMini 720 features approximately 54x16x7 mm dimensions and weights not more than 10 g. It is housed …
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