Motherboard Asus Maximus V Formula/ThunderFX Review

Latest Asus development, motherboard Asus Maximus V Formula, is notable for a rather high price. This is explained primarily by the implementation of high-end overclocking options and support of advanced brand technologies. Moreover, one might find this model at even higher price due to the availability of ThunderFX sound board in the nominal delivery set. Despite the pricing policy, this model is a desirable acquirement, since it provides unmatched performance and limitless facilities for overclockers.



Specifications


Asus Maximus V Formula/ThunderFX is developed in XL-ATX form factor. The model is based on Intel Z77 chipset specifically for Socket LGA 1155 CPU slot. CPU supports Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 and Asus TurboV EVO technologies which give access to overclocking facilities. Dedicated facilities allow the customer to alter Bclk frequencies from 80 MHz to 300 MHz (with 0.1 MHz shot) and to change voltage index in CPU, memory chips, PLL, CSA.


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The Cube-Shaped Desktop PC DB4 Fanless Silent SL by Orio Spec

DB4 Fanless Silent SL is a desktop PC in the form of the cube by Orio Spec. It possesses STREACOM’s mini-ITX case “DB4” without fans. Besides, this desktop PC makes no noise and is produced with a 3.20 GHz Intel Core i3-6100T dual-core CPU.



DB4 Fanless Silent SL’s mother board features an Intel HD video adapter (with one HDMI, one VGA and one DVI-D ports) and an Intel H110 Express chip set. The cube-shaped desktop PC is also configured with a 8 GB PC4-17000 DDR4 RAM (4 GBx2), a 120 GB SSD (Samsung 750 EVO), four USB 2.0 connectors, two USB 3.0 connectors and one Gigabit LAN (RJ45) port.


Speaking about operating systems one should admit, that the DB4 Fanless Silent SL is compatible with Windows 10 Home 64-bit or Windows 10 Pro 64-bit, which is optional.

This model is now estimated to cost approximately $1,084 or 120,000 Yen.

Asus Launches Black-and-White Version of GTX 950 Adapter

Asus has added to its product line a graceful black-and-white videocard, based on GeForce GTX 950 adapter. The heart of the model is an overclocked GM206-250 GPU. Its key differentiation is the possibility to operate in two modes: Gaming – 1076/1188 MHz (base/dynamic) clock frequency & OC – 1102/1279 MHz (base/dynamic). The customer is free to switch between the profiles where relevant.



The GPU, featuring 768 CUDA cores, 32 ROPs and 48 TMUs, is paired with 2 GB of GDDR5 memory that runs at reference 6610 MHz frequency (128-bit rail). The interface panel consists of three video outputs: HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort and DVI-I.


The PCB boasts the implementation of Super Alloy Power II components as well as totally automatic hardware assembly line. The latter became possible thanks to Asus Auto-Extreme technology.


As far as cooling is concerned, Asus GeForce GTX 950 (codename: GTX950-OC-2GD5) is equipped with a two-slot cooler. Its framework embraces an aluminum heatsink …
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