Western Digital My Passport: two compact terabyte

Compact, not too heavy, with USB 3.0 interface and the volume of 2 terabytes – by these words the description of an external hard drive Western Digital My Passport can be finished. But there are more options to check: see how fast the new drive is, convenience of software and general impressions.



The line of portable hard drives from Western Digital is now consists of five main devices created to manage different tasks, but the model My Passport has a special place among them. The fact that the capacity of this drive can be up to 2 TB – and it makes possible not only to store in a portable digital stock a huge collection of videos, photos and any other materials, but also free to move it from home to work or to take with you on long journeys. Particular strain is not necessary, because the dimensions of the new item are only slightly greater than other models of Western Digital external hard drives.


The novelty comes in a small cardboard box with a blister. Inside, in …

Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 Review

IT market can boast a huge number of products from smartphone developers who try to fill the niche with ever newer makes on regular basis. Samsung company follows strictly the tendencies and rejoices the hearts of potential customers with new multifunctional and stylish devices. The launch of Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 was marked by the general attention since it’s the first device of Nexus family which employs other brands in the title. Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 differs from other smartphones of the same line in design and internal filling. This can’t but draw the main customer groups.


Design


Customers got used to see cumbersome smartphones with large screens and right-angled lining. Samsung Galaxy Nexus i9250 differs from those models and can be called unique in some way. It has rounded surfaces and curves that make the device refined and stylish despite its dimensions. The cabinet of the smartphone is thickening downwards which adds handiness in usage. Samsung …

Motherboard ASRock Z87 Extreme6 (LGA1150 Platform) Review

Intel Z87 platform is masterfully penetrating into all global markets. ASRock is the company that has already managed to introduce a set of products based on this platform, including Z87 Extreme6 model. The very board is supposed to be an advanced solution for enthusiasts, containing all necessary for specific usage attributes: POST-indicator, a powerful VRM system with a massive heatsink, and a lot of other facilities mentioned below.



Design and Layout


ASRock Z87 Extreme6 is designed in ATX form-factor with 305x244 mm dimensions. Its top side accommodates a large number of components, while the reverse side revels in three driver-doublers (ISL6611A) of CPU power rails only. Intel Z87 chipset is cooled down by a voluminous heatsink. A couple of additional ASM1061 controllers are soldered right to the system logics; they allow for the usage of up to ten devices with SATA 6 Gb/sec connectivity interface. The board comes with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4600 graphics core. …
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