AMD FX-8350 Review: Improved and Advanced

Processors AMD FX Vishera are considered to be 'heavy metal' in the AMD's inventory. They belong to the products of the second generation and employ an advanced Piledriver architecture. This architecture is intended primarily at managing multi-threading applications to provide for improved performance, if compared with CPUs of the first generation. In addition, FX Vishera chips feature reasonable correlation of power, facilities and price.

Platform and Architecture

CPU AMD FX-8350 is compatible with motherboards which contain AM3+ socket and high-performance logics AMD 990FX, AMD 970, and AMD 990X. It should be noted that boards with such chipsets are able to offer two additional PCI Express x16 sockets which are characterized by high speed index on integration of two video adapters. AMD FX series consists of four CPU models; FX-8350 and FX-8320 house eight cores, FX-6300 feature six cores, while junior model FX-4300 contents itself with only four cores.

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Greeting a New Powerful CPU Cooler ‘Lucifer’ from Deepcool

Deepcool Industries, an established developer of high-efficient cooling solutions, introduces its new CPU cooler with a horrendous name Lucifer. This cooler features 140x110x168 mm tower-like framework that is ready to manage the heat produced by any up-to-date desktop processor platforms from Intel (LGA2011, 1366, 1156, 1155, 775) and AMD (Socket FM1, FM2, AM3, AM3+, AM2, AM2+).

Deepcool Lucifer embraces a voluminous heatsink section that contains thirty-six nickel-plated aluminum ribs, six U-shaped, nickel-plated copper heat pipes, and a single 140 mm fan. The latter employs a hydrodynamic bearing and is governed by PWM technology. Fan speed might vary from 700 RPM to 1400 RPM; the maximal airflow produced by the fan approximates 81.33 CFM, while the maximal noise level does not exceed the margin of 31 dB.

It should be mentioned that this cooler is able to remove up to 130 W heat in passive mode (without a fan). The availability of a thermal compound in the nominal …

Asus Teases a New Slim ET2321 All-in-One Solution

Asus has recently drawn a huge attention to a particular video clip that demonstrates the company’s newest elaboration – ET2321 all-in-one PC. This product positions itself as a slim, user-friendly and stylish solution for routine tasks and multimedia entertainments. The model features 23 inch display with Full HD resolution (1920x1080) and offers a lot of advanced facilities standard desktop products have.

Asus ET2321 are equipped with Intel Core processors (4th generation). The top version comes with Intel Core i7-4500U CPU that is characterized by high efficiency and low power consumption. Memory subsystem consists of DDR3 modules; the maximal RAM capacity might achieve 16 GB. Graphics facilities are ensured by means of a mobile Nvidia GeForce GT 740M adapter (2 GB) and an inbuilt Intel HD 4000. Network interfaces are introduced by Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.0 modules, whereas connectivity is supported due to six USB ports (3x 2.0 and 2x 3.0).

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