Modular Power Supply 650W Chieftec A80

Evaluating the effectiveness of modern computer power supplies, the most attention is paid to their coefficient of performance (COP) at a given load — usually means of 20%, 50% and 100%. At the same time, not less important requirement, established by standard 80PLUS should be considered. That means — the preservation of this level of performance for all occurring in the world supply voltage variations, that is in the range of 100-240 V.

The standard rules of 80PLUS at different levels (Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, etc.) are performed for two voltage 115 V and 230 V. In both cases, the normalized PS should show the efficiency of not less than specified for each category level. Not usual power supply CTG-650C model of the new A-80 series from the Chieftec company is interesting in that it has officially claimed efficiency of 85% or more, but only for nets 220-240 V.

As the advantages of such solution can immediately be noted a lower price, due to less stringent …

Sharkoon Showcases Small-Sized QB ONE PC Chassis

Sharkoon Technologies GmbH come out in the European market with a new extraordinary PC chassis, entitled QB ONE. The model features 368x225x180 mm dimensions, ready to welcome mini-ITX mainboards. The layout offers two PCI expansion slots, two bays for 5.25-inch drives and three 3.5-/2.5-inch ones (all are installed without tools).

Sharkoon QB ONE is targeting graphics cards as long as 315 mm, PSUs (ATX & SFX) of 145 mm in length, CPU coolers as high as 150 mm, and heatsinks of 145 mm in height. Connectivity options include four USB ports (2x 3.0 version and 2x 2.0 version) and two audio ports. One of the most outstanding features pertained to the framework is a smart arrangement of all controls; this enables dual case positioning: horizontal and vertical.

This chassis boasts an optimized ventilation system. Hence, it is equipped with one pre-installed 120 mm fan on the top panel; additionally, it’s possible to mount one more top fan, one 80 mm fan on the rear panel, …

Eurocom Intros Enterprise-Class Uno 4 All-in-One

Eurocom Corporation, a Canadian guru in gaming laptops segment, is glad to launch a new all-in-one PC, entitled Uno 4. This 21.5-inch device with 527x49x370 mm dimensions is primarily targeting enterprise market, featuring an optimized set of facilities for the solution of various business tasks. It is powered by Intel Haswell Core i5-4210M CPU, running at 2.6 GHz (up to 3.2 GHz on overclocking), accompanied by an integrated HD Graphics 4600 chip. Additionally, there are versions with Core i7 CPUs.

Eurocom Uno 4 boasts a multi-touch display with antiglare coating and LED backlight. It promises Full HD resolution and some striking color rendering. This all-in-one is equipped with 16 GB of DDR3-1600 memory modules, two HDDs/SSDs of 2.5-/3.5-inch form-factor with SATA III interface of up to 2 TB capacity. Moreover, it comes with Blu-ray/DVD drive, a webcam, 9-in-1 card reader, two 3.5 mm mini-jacks for a headphone and a microphone, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports, HDMI output, …
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