Crucial Teases New TLC-Based BX200 Solid-State Drive

Crucial has found a way to consolidate the needs of budget- and efficiency-oriented customer groups. Therefore, it developed a new series of SSDs, based on TLC memory. The BX200 2.5-inch drives (7 mm case depth) come equipped with 16-nm chips by Micron as well as Silicon Motion SM2256 controller. All the models share SATA III 6 Gb/sec interface and are compatible with Crucial Storage Executive & Acronis True Image HD utilities.

Crucial BX200 are available in three capacity versions: 240 GB, 480 GB and 960 GB. Their maximal sequential Read/Write speed makes up 540/490 Mb/sec, whereas the maximal random Read/Write index achieves 66.000 & 78.000 IOPS correspondingly. As far as one can see, there is no visible decrease in performance, if compared with MLC memory showings.

The new-comers are estimated for 72 TB of data lifespan; this equals to 40 GB of daily loading over a span of 5 years (MTBF – 1.500.000 hours). In order to provide for the utmost reliability, Crucial adds a …

Shuttle SH87R6: Barebones Mini-PC with Outstanding Capabilities

Shuttle is happy to introduce its new elaboration – barebones system on Intel Haswell basis, codenamed SH87R6. The new-comer joins the ranks of XPC series and features 332x216x198 mm dimensions. It offers all users freedom in assembling PC systems of various configurations and is predestined to be employed as HTPC system or as a device for professional digital multimedia.

Mini-PC Shuttle SH87R6 supports the latest Intel’s processors of Intel Haswell family (Core i3/i5/i7) and comes with an integrated Intel HD Graphics that is compatible with DirectX 11.1 technology. Haswell-based systems might boast some striking performance and computing characteristics. The model comes also with four full-size DIMM slots for the integration of DDR3 memory modules (up to 1600 MHz and 32 GB capacity) and 300W PSU, certified with 80Plus Bronze standard. The latter is able to provide for the best efficiency and power-saving operation.

Expansion facilities are offered by one PCIe x16 slot …

Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan: Breakthrough in Graphics World

The speed at which brand products based on recently released GeForce GTX Titan adapter strike the market, makes all Internet users, enthusiasts and IT professionals marvel. This fact is explained by some outstanding characteristics of Nvidia’s creation that offer unmatched and unseen earlier performance. Due to the integration of the most powerful GPU, this adapter brings gaming experience to a new level, creating a real breakthrough in graphics industry.

What Makes ‘Titan’ So Special?

Graphics adapter Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan is equipped with a powerful GK110 GPU. It consists of fifteen SMX current multiprocessors, each of which employs 64 CUDA FP64 cores. This allows the adapter to achieve 4.5 TFLOPS speed in computing operations with a single precision and up to 1.5 TFLOPS speed in computing with a dual precision. Still, this adapter takes high-end performance in gaming environment as a prior task. The minimal operational clock frequency is established at 836 MHz, …
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