The growth of laptop shipments in the second quarter was 5%

Global laptop shipments have faced with glut stocks in March and a weakening global economy in May. That caused the situation of reaching a growth of supply in the second quarter of the year only for 5% compared with the previous, and it fell by 1.8% compared with this period year ago. Shipments totalled just over 50 million units, according to analysts.



Numbers of Acer and Lenovo laptop shipments were at the average level on the world market in comparison the first quarter of the year. Shipments of mobile PCs from HP, Dell and Toshiba have fallen to 4-7%. Most of all with the increase of supply by 36% managed its shipment the ASUS Company.


It is interesting that HP may soon lose its title of leader in the laptop market — China's Lenovo breathes down its neck, lagging behind only with 500,000 units. ASUS surpassed Dell, becoming the fourth largest producer of mobile PCs in the world with a share of 11.3%, and Apple and Samsung are in the seventh and eighth places …

Intel Thunderbolt Ready Facilitates in Upgrading Your Desktop PC

Last week Intel announced a new instrumentality for upgrading desktop PC, called Thunderbolt Ready. This tool will help in incorporating Thunderbolt interface into the motherboards which initially do not have the support for it. However, only the motherboards with ‘Thunderbolt Ready’ marking and an inbuilt General-purpose I/O (GPIO) socket might fall under the upgrade. In addition to this feature, the user will have to acquire a dedicated card to enable the interface.



This card is installed into an appropriate PCI Express slot and is then connected to GPIO, as well as DisplayPort socket of the integrated/discrete GPU controller, due to the cables that go in batch. After this, the customer needs to upload dedicated software in order to activate the Thunderbolt. According to Intel, there are currently more than 100 alike products with Thunderbolt support; the majority of them are certified for the usage with PCs on Windows or Mac OS X platforms.


To continue, Asus is one …

The Komodo NV-LE GTX Titan X VGA Waterblock from Swiftech

The Swiftech Company has released the Komodo NV-LE GTX Titan X VGA waterblock. This unit is constructed for the Titan X video card. The rear plate is anodized. The RGB ALED lighting can be managed during runtime with the help of the controller. This useful device lets users easily change the lighting colour by pushing a button. A useful PWM signal extension cable is added.



An elegant Komodo NV-LE GTX Titan X VGA waterblock represents the «Luxury Edition» VGA water units line. Its RGB ALED lighting system works with all Swiftech's X2 series CPU coolers. The supply kit contains all components, needed to enable the lighting system. A PWM signal extension cable helps control a level of noise and a process of cooling in systems with discrete video graphics array cooling loops.


The cooling system is designed to provide cooling of such important components as memory, GPU, power MOS transistors and other power units enumerated in NVidia's Thermal Solutions Design Guide. At the …
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