Friday, May 27, 2011

Sony Notebooks VAIO F transferred to the rails Sandy Bridge

Sony has always tried to keep at the forefront of computer technology, so the translation Notebook VAIO F-series at Sandy Bridge processors does not cause surprise. Except that it happened a few late, after the announcement of second-generation CPU Intel Core took place early in the year, and already on the nose - June.
Sony translated the notebooks VAIO F-series of processors Intel Sandy Bridge

The new VAIO F equipped with three quad-core processors: Core i7-2630QM (2,0-2,9 GHz), i7-2720QM (2,2-3,3 GHz) and i7-2820QM (2,3-3,4 GHz) . The choice of discrete graphics cards is limited to two representatives of the series NVIDIA GeForce 500: GeForce GT 520M c 512 MB of RAM and GeForce GT 540M with 1 GB of memory. The maximum possible amount of RAM laptop - 8 GB. At the core of the storage subsystem innovations can be either HDD capacity up to 640 GB or SSD up to 512 GB.
Sony translated the notebooks VAIO F-series of processors Intel Sandy Bridge

In fitting each of the representatives of the updated series Sony VAIO F - Adapter Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 2.1 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, writer optical drive, DVD (for a surcharge proposed Blu-ray), HDMI and USB 3.0, integrated web- camera and a device for use with memory cards format SD. Diagonal screen size notebooks - 16.4 inches, resolution - 1920 x 1080 pixels. Those who have become so accustomed to 3D in TVs and monitors will be able to order a laptop version with stereoscopic display.
Serious equipping laptops could not affect their overall dimensions (398 x 271 x 34-45 mm) and weight (about 3.2 kg). The equipment of VAIO F-series includes a lithium-ion rechargeable battery with 5000 mAh battery, providing up to five hours of battery life.

Prices updated laptops VAIO F start at $ 1400.

Source: Sony

Xi3 ChromiumPC - the first computer in the world is running Chrome

A series of ready-made devices running Google Chrome is gradually increasing: in the first half of May, took the announcement "hrombukov» Acer and Samsung, and now the company Xi3 reported that the Fourth of July, right in the U.S. Independence Day, will be released a modular computer Xi3 ChromiumPC - the world's first PC running the operating system Chrome.
Xi3 ChromiumPC officially debut July 4

Actually, one announcement the company and limited: no more information about the features Xi3 ChromiumPC not given. However, given that the novelty will be the only one version of a computer Xi3, presented last year to form a general idea of ​​its complexity is not.

Xi3 - ultra-compact modular PC dimensions 94 x 94 x 76.2 mm, consisting of three components:

* System module includes a central processor and memory;
* Main module I / O ports;
* Additional modules input / output ports.

It is assumed that a modular system can significantly ease the upgrade or replacement of system components. In addition, this approach allowed us to make your computer really compact.


At the moment Xi3 available for the two system modules. Both are equipped with 2 GB of RAM DDR2, but one of them uses a dual-core AMD Athlon 64 X2 3400e (1,8 GHz), while in the other - AMD Athlon 64 2000 (1 GHz).
Xi3 ChromiumPC, interface connectors

Interface modules complement each other. The first bears the following I / O ports: on the outside - two eSATA 2.5, six USB 2.0 and three nests with a diameter 3.5 mm audio speaker systems, with internal - another connector ports USB 2.0. The main element of the second module - graphics adapter with 128 MB of internal memory (DDR2-800 MHz). As a consequence, the rear panel of the unit displayed video output DVI and D-Sub, and the connector adapter Ethernet.

Released Xi3 ChromiumPC already known characteristics - also remains to wait for information on prices, which obviously will be closer to July 4.

Source: Xi3 Corporation