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 …

Monitor Dell U2713HM is Already in the Japanese Market

Right after the recent release of laptop series, Dell announced the release of a new monitor, codenamed U2712HM. Moreover, this model can be already found in the Japanese market and costs approximately $635. The major peculiarity and attraction for the potential consumers is the implementation of AH-IPS array type in the development of the monitor. AH-IPS promotes for the overall improvement of color rendering and enlargement of viewing angles to 178 degrees (horizontal and vertical).

The newly arrived model has got 27-inch display and supports WQHD resolution of 2560x1440. The display is furnished with array LED lighting which is designated to provide for better contrast level. Each customer will have a wonderful opportunity to get evidences of the high-quality imaging, since the monitor offers the maximal static display contrast of 1000:1 and the maximal brightness that equals to 350 cd/m2.

At the same time, this monitor is considered to be power-saving, despite the …

SilverStone Debuts with a Tiny PC Case PT13

SilverStone announces the release of a new PC case from Petit series that is intended for Thin mini-ITX platforms only. Entitled PT13, the new-comer is differentiated by truly tiny dimensions of 186x182x42 mm. Its framework consists of a steel chassis and an aluminum flip-up cover.

The possibility to utilize the case as in horizontal so in vertical positions is thought to be the major peculiarity of PT13. Additionally, the case might be fixed to the rear facet of the monitor, due to the availability of a dedicated VESA bracket. The company estimated the price for the model at $59.

SilverStone PT13 supports the installation of a single HDD or SSD of 2.5-inch form-factor. In regards to the supported motherboards, their list involves models from Intel (DH61AGL, DQ77KB), ASRock (H61TM-ITX, Z77TM-ITX, B75TM-ITX, H77TM-ITX), and Gigabyte (GA-H61TN, GA-H77TN). The maximal height of the supported CPU coolers might not exceed the margin of 19 mm. Unfortunately, expansion slots are …
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