Goodram Enters the Market with CX100 SSD Line

Wilk Electronic SA has just released a new line of solid-state drives under Goodram brand name. Entitled CX100, the drives are available in four capacities: 120 GB, 240 GB, 480 GB and 960 GB. All of them feature 7 mm depth and support 2.5-inch form-factor. Besides, they employ SATA III interface with 6 Gb/sec bandwidth. As far as pricing is concerned, the junior model (120 GB) costs 55 EUR, the two medium models – 84 EUR and 162 EUR respectively, while the senior one (960 GB) – 348 EUR.

The nominal delivery kit contains a dedicated adapter to fit 9.5 mm slots. These SSDs are known to support TRIM & SMART options as well as Garbage Collection technology. The latter protects the drive from the failure of power supply, optimizing the boot time and ensuring overall operational stability.

Goodram CX100 models are estimated to operate some 2 million hours in a failure-proof mode. Average power consumption makes up 0.105 W (and 0.3 W in idle mode). The new-comers also support …

Apacer Announces SAFD 25A for Cloud Computing Purposes

The sphere of cloud computing is gradually gaining in pace. In this light, this industry feels the need for the qualitative and advanced performance, as well as, enlarged capacities. Apacer is the one to understand the current tendencies by announcing the future release of SSD series specifically for cloud computing purposes. Its new SAFD 25A are promised to demonstrate both, high-end performance and capacity. The product's primary destination can be identified as an efficient tool to be employed in servers and cloud-based computing.

SAFD 25A is characterized by high performance IOPs (up to 50000 IOPs) and enlarged storage volume capacity up to 512 GB. Such specifications witness of the undeniable benefits given to customers in terms of data storage, editing and sharing. SAFD 25A can boast such outstanding features as anti-vibration and anti-shock which promote for the SSD durability. In addition, this series will be distinguished by low power consumption index that can't but …

Motherboard Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 Review

The second generation of AMD A-Series hybrid processors, announced earlier in October, are already integrated in a number of graphics solutions. The newly appeared products are compatible with Socket FM2 only and cannot be applied for Socket FM1 infrastructure. This implies that a number of motherboards lose their upgrade facilities and can't be updated with a new advanced solution. Still, the market is currently ready to present a few boards destined to operate with the updated AMD A-Series. Gigabyte is one of the pioneers in this respect, introducing its motherboard GA-F2A85X-UP4, developed specifically for Socket FM2.


Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4 is designed in ATX form-factor with 305x244 mm PCB dimensions. AMD A85X chipset is a heart of the motherboard; it secures the compatibility with A-Series (second gen.) APU and Athlon CPUs in the implementation of Socket FM2. The overall TDP level claimed for the model is not more than 100W. The PCB allots four DIMM slots …
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