Wednesday, December 17, 2008

A hybrid system Caldera 4870x2 would cool Radeon HD 4870th x 2

The company added Swiftech vodoblokom released earlier this month radiator and received a new product - the cooling system for 3D-card Radeon HD 4870 X2.


NEW called Caldera 4870X2 is a hybrid solution, calculated on the joint use of 3D-maps, where the reference design AMD HD4870X2. Vodoblok heat from the GPU, a passive radiator cools the memory, voltage regulators and other components located on the motherboard.

According to the developers, the main advantage over monolithic design is to optimize resource cooling system - the hottest items cooled with maximum efficiency.

In vodobloke Caldera 4870X2 uses a technology Swiftech Diamond Pin Matrix, improving heat.

This image - an example of installation Caldera 4870X2 in with the processor fan Apogee GTZ and cooler chipset MCW-NBmax.



Vodoblok, top view.



Vodoblok type bottom.



The radiator is set for a fee.


Vodoblok of anodised aluminum tubes is the standard diameter of 1 / 4 ". The design mounted white LED backlighting. Dimensions: vodobloka - 136 x 103 x 22 mm radiator - 208 x 93 x 12 mm. Weight: vodobloka - 411 g, radiator - 181 d.

Source: Swiftech

ASUS VH - monitors from 18.5 "to 23.6" for multimedia

Company ASUS presented a series of multimedia monitors, known as VH and conventionally divided into three subgroups: the youngest model with a diagonal screen 18.5 "into the 19W, two versions of the screen 21.5" in 22W and 23.6 " in 24W respectively.


VH Series includes four models:

* VH242H / T: 23,6 ", 1920x1080, 300 nit, 20000:1, 170 ° / 160 °, 5 ms, DVI-D + D-sub + HDMI + SPDIF, 2 x 2 W
* VH226H / C: 21,5 ", 1920x1080, 300 nit, 12000:1, 170 ° / 160 °, 2 ms, DVI-D + HDMI + D-sub, 2 x 2 W
* VH222H / S: 21,5 ", 1920x1080, 300 nit, 20000:1, 170 ° / 160 °, 5 ms, DVI-D + D-sub + HDMI + SPDIF, 2 x 2 W
* VH192C/SC/D: 18,5 ", 1366x768, 300 nit, 10000:1, 170 ° / 160 °, 5 ms, DVI-D + D-sub, 2 x 1 W

All new items are painted in colors Piano Black and maintain branded ASUS technology to improve picture quality: Splendid Video Intelligence Technology and ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR).

Monitors VH Series - widescreen support the work content 16:9. They also have AutoBrightness and contrast. The minimum energy consumption in a series of 1.5 W, while the maximum is 57 Watts.

Source: ASUS

Monitor EIZO FlexScan S2432W is not all right with DisplayPort

Less than a week since Announcement Monitor FlexScan S2432W company EIZO, as the latter, as a matter of urgency had to issue a new decree, literally repealing the previous one.


Novelty, recall, is a 24 "monitor support up WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels), 1000:1 contrast matrix and 360 nit brightness. One of the characteristics of solutions was to support DisplayPort input with HDCP, except for traditional D-sub15 and DVI-D.

Now, because of lack of productivity when working on yet a new type of interface for the industry, the new S2432W will be without its support and will be released as early as next year. The date of the next release Monitor named on 21 January.

Perhaps in achieving stable operation and bring it into line with the requirements, EIZO still issue a FlexScan S2432W, equipped with DisplayPort, but so far - fans will see only the brand model, equipped with older types of connectors.

Source: EIZO

The mouse fold from speaker

Catalog Site Brando, which constantly appear interesting new items, added to the mouse with integrated speaker and removable external microphone (UMOUS004500).


Owing to the speaker and a standard input jack for the alarm, the mouse can be used as a column for PC or portable player. By connecting the removable microphone, the user receives a device to communicate through VoIP using Skype and other programs.


Sensor mouse has a resolution of 800 dots per inch. To connect to a PC using an interface USB. Dimensions of 70 x 116 x 36 mm, weight - 132 g. The price shown on the site, is $ 19.

Source: Brando