Strider Platinum Series ST1200-PT Power Supply Review

While building up enthusiast or gaming system most people concentrate on purchasing the most powerful video cards or the best processors they are able to find and have enough money for. But the one more point most of them leave behind is that they need enough power to run everything. Though overall performance really depends on the choice of a processor and video card, without a quality PSU all the system’s performance will be useless.


Strider Platinum 1200W PSU for High Power Consumption Systems


This review will give you a glance at the SilverStone Strider Platinum 1200W PSU. The whole Strider Platinum series has been created to meet all the growing requirements of both gamers and enthusiasts, as well as those of the professionals. And the 1200W model offers enough power to drive even the most potent systems. This includes not only the highest capacity rate, but two EPS, and also eight PCIe connectors to give enough power to run multiple graphic cards and the …

Graphics Card Asus Radeon HD7790-DC2OC-1GD5 Review

The state of business in graphics market is becoming more intense, due to a prompt increase of new items and a violent rivalry between the two major players: AMD and Nvidia. Each of them regularly gladdens customers with new adapters, as well as with new technologies, which make video and gaming experience a pleasure. In their turn, graphics cards manufacturers try not to lag behind in implementing these technologies into their own products. Asus, is one of such manufacturers. Its card HD7790-DC2OC-1GD5 is a bright evidence of a skilful incorporation of all novelties offered by an improved GCN architecture.



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Graphics card Asus Radeon HD7790-DC2OC-1GD5 is delivered in a small-sized cardbox stuffed additionally with CrossFire bridge and DVI/D-Sub adapter. The length of PCB equals to 17 cm, while the overall length of the adapter achieves 22 cm. Power supply socket snap is turned upwards in order to prevent the hanging heatsink from interfering with power cord …

Greeting Small-Sized HIS R9 270 iCooler Boost Clock 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card

The middle-end lineup of HIS’ proprietary graphics cards has been refilled with a new small-sized model: the R9 270 iCooler Boost Clock 2GB GDDR5. It features 190x125x45 mm dimensions and maintains an etalon clock frequency template. Hence, its price won’t differ too much from the recommended one. The new-comer boasts a bright design with a blue PCB and light-blue fan blades. Despite the appurtenance to the middle-end segment, the card is able to demonstrate quite an appropriate performance.



As seen from the codename, HIS R9 270 iCooler Boost Clock 2GB GDDR5 is equipped with 2 GB of GDDR5 video memory. The latter employs 256-bit interface and runs at 1400 MHz (nominal)/5600 MHz (effective) frequency. The heart of the card is AMD Radeon R9 270 GPU (28 nm, Curacao Pro architecture) with 1280 stream processors, 80 TMUs, and 32 ROPs. Its basic clock frequency makes up 900 MHz, while on overclocking this index rises to 925 MHZ.


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