ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Professional Gaming i7: Ambitious Mainboard for Ambitious Gamers

Gamers all over the world have got another cause for rejoicing: the debut of Fatal1ty Z170 Professional Gaming i7 motherboard. According to ASRock, the model is the most efficient mainboard in the company’s lineup. Designed in ATX form-factor, it’s based on Intel Z170 chipset that is ready to welcome Intel Skylake CPUs with LGA1151 socket (Core i3/i5/i7, Pentium, Celeron).



ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Professional Gaming i7 captures the eyes by a true gaming black-and-red color gamut and a selected hardware base. The 12-phase VRM system provides power to the most demanding processors. Besides, all the components are cooled down by means of a passive cooler.


The PCB offers 4 DIMM slots which are targeting DDR4 memory modules with 3866+ MHz clock frequency. The maximal capacity of the integrated memory might not exceed 64 GB. To create storage subsystem the user might employ 4x SATA III ports, 3x SATA Express (compatible with SATA III), and 3x Ultra M.2 slots with 32 Gb/sec …

Platinum PSU Huntkey FX500SE Review

Nowadays more and more PSU manufacturers tend towards a better acoustic ergonomics of their products. Sure thing this is linked with the desire of customers to have high-performance but quiet systems. There is small wonder that traditional power supplies are rather noisy, due to air fans, so the manufacturers invented a sophisticated solution: hybrid cooling. It presupposes two working modes: active — with fans on and passive — with fans off. Huntkey is one of the companies that successfully implemented this invention into proprietary devices. Its FX500SE is a good example of efficiency combined with quiet operation. Plus, it provides users with appropriate connectivity facilities.



General Specifications


Huntkey FX500SE features a typical for all middle-end products design, without any ingenuity claim. The unit is housed in a steel case of 150x86x140 mm dimensions with matte black coating. All cables are masked under a nylon sheath, adding more solidity to the model. …

Overview of the Case be quiet! Pure Base 600

Pure Base 600 is the fourth chassis from the be quiet! company, completing the logic of dividing the model range of cases into three segments: the top one – Dark Base, the middle range Silent Base and the basic level Pure Base. But this is actually not a budgetary model, because in all respects it is a quality product which embodies the manufacturer’s view on what a simple computer case should be.


Characteristics

Case type: Midi-Tower

Dimensions, mm: 470 (H) x 220 (W) x 505 (D)

Material: ABS plastic, steel (0.8-1 mm)

Weight, kg: 7.4

Color: black

Form factor: ATX

Devices 5.25": 2

3.5" external devices: –

3.5"/2.5" internal” 3/8 devices: (two 2.5" drives fit into the 3.5" basket)

Supported expansion slots: 7

Front fans: 3 x 120/2 x 140 mm (1 x 140 mm installed)

Rear fans: 1 x 120 mm (installed)

Upper fans: 3 x 120/2 x 140 mm (optional)

Interface sockets: 2 x USB 3.0, mic input and headphone output

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