Saturday, April 21, 2012

The catalog appeared EVGA 3D-card GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature and Signature +

EVGA Company added to its online catalog of two 3D-card to a 28-nanometer GPU NVIDIA: GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature and GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature +.The catalog appeared EVGA 3D-card GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature and Signature +
Both cards are overclocked at the factory. Core GPU clock speed is 1084 MHz (GPU reference model is clocked at 1006 MHz), high - 1150 MHz (1058 MHz). Increased clock speed and 2 GB GDDR5 - from 6008 to 6208 MHz.The catalog appeared EVGA 3D-card GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature and Signature +
Power supply circuit consists of five phases of the PWM. The additional power is supplied by six-and octal sockets. Recall from the reference sample - two six-slot.The catalog appeared EVGA 3D-card GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature and Signature +
Cards support PCI Express 3.0, SLI and 3D Vision Surround.The catalog appeared EVGA 3D-card GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature and Signature +
On the mounting bracket can be found two DVI and one HDMI connector and DisplayPort.The catalog appeared EVGA 3D-card GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature and Signature +
Price GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature - $ 530. Model GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature +, wherein the presence of a metal plate on the back of the printed circuit board, costs $ 550.
Sources: EVGA, EVGA

Friday, April 20, 2012

Gaming laptops Toshiba Qosmio X875 series are equipped with processors Ivy Bridge and 3D support

Line of gaming notebooks Toshiba Qosmio replenished with two new models with indexes X875 and X875 3D. In addition to the powerful equipment, the manufacturer focuses on textured aluminum housing and red logo and illuminated keyboard, this design decision has been called «Black Widow».




It is expected for high-end gaming notebooks in 2012, equipped with new Intel Core processor of the third generation (Ivy Bridge). Under a graphics accelerator, and - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670M GDDR5 memory with a capacity of 3 GB. Supported by technology NVIDIA Optimus.
Modification of the Toshiba Qosmio X875 3D is equipped with a screen diagonal of 17.3 inches, a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and supports NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 LightBoost. The laptop Qosmio X875 is equipped with a matrix of lower resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels, and deprived of support stereoscopy.





System memory is installed in four slots, two of which are available to the user. Drives are installed in two sections, the configuration will be available with hybrid HDD, the total volume of the disk subsystem can be up to 2 TB. Quadraphonic speakers Harman Kardon production have improved acoustic design Slipstream.
Note the presence of HDMI, four USB 3.0 ports and drive Blu-ray. Function Toshiba Sleep & Music lets you listen to music even when the laptop is turned off, and off mobile devices can be charged via USB. In the sale of Toshiba Qosmio X875 and X875 3D appear in late June, the price depends on their equipment and will start at $ 1300 and will finish at $ 2,500.
Source: Toshiba

Thursday, April 19, 2012

AMD is going to lower the price of 3D-card Radeon HD 7970, HD 7950 and HD 7700

AMD did not rush to lower prices for its 3D-maps of a 28-nanometer GPU in response to the release of the first model, the new generation by NVIDIA. Perhaps the superiority of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 on AMD Radeon HD 7970 AMD does not seem too convincing. Perhaps the volume of deliveries 28-nanometer production lags behind demand. Somehow, over time, AMD will still need to go for lower prices in order to strengthen its position before the release of the following models the architecture of NVIDIA's Kepler and support the demand, when no longer affect the novelty effect.AMD is going to lower the price of 3D-card Radeon HD 7970, HD 7950 and HD 7700

According to sources, AMD is already preparing the first stage to reduce the price of 3D-card series Radeon HD 7900. As stated, the new recommended price model of Radeon HD 7970 will equal $ 489, Radeon HD 7950 - $ 394. This means that the older model cheaper at $ 60 (now its recommended price is $ 549), and the youngest - to $ 55 (it is now worth $ 449). From a psychological point of view, the price will go to another step of perception - with "more than $ 500" to "$ 500" and "more than $ 400" to "$ 400".
And cheaper model Radeon HD 7770. But not so much in absolute terms - for $ 15.
When the new prices will be announced, the source is not reported.
Source: KitGuru

Desktop processors Intel Core i3 (Ivy Bridge) will have to wait until the third quarter

The first Intel Core processors third-generation micro-architecture based on the Ivy Bridge, and intended for release on 22-nanometer process technology, according to preliminary data, should see the light until the end of this month.
However, in the first wave of Ivy Bridge will not include Core i3 processors for desktop systems, the source warned. Their appearance will have to wait. As stated, the first desktop model Intel Core i3 third-generation (Ivy Bridge) will be released in the third quarter of this year. List of new products scheduled for release includes the Core i3-3240 (clock frequency - 3.40 GHz), Core i3-3240T (3,00 GHz), Core i3-3225 (3.30 GHz), Core i3-3220 (also 3 30 GHz, but the frequency of IGP is lower than the Core i3-3225) and Core i3-3220T (2,80 GHz). All of these processors have two cores, but by supporting Hyper-Threading technology can perform up to four threads simultaneously. Cache in the third level in all cases is 3 MB. Models with the suffix «T» will have 35W TDP, the rest - 55 watts.Desktop processors Intel Core i3 (Ivy Bridge) will have to wait until the third quarter
Earlier release of these processors has been scheduled for June. For reasons of postponing the release of the source has two versions: the presence of significant stocks of the current generation of processors and the lack of production capacity, capable of producing 22-nanometer products.
Source: VR-Zone

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Toshiba Tablet Android-declassified Excite 13 c 13.3-inch screen

After a series of impressions of the engineering model in several European countries, Toshiba has finally officially unveiled its largest Tablet PC - the device has received the name of Excite 13. The main new feature - the screen size, which equals 13.3 inches (resolution - 1600 x 900 pixels).Toshiba Excite 13
At the very legitimate question about the dimensions of the ABC News article, one of the marketers Toshiba Bei Yang (Young Bae) said: "We do not recommend [using the device] as a cutting board, but we recommend [using] it as a cooking plate." The company clearly understands that Excite size 13 too large for use on the road, but it is quite acceptable for home use. For this reason, a fixture of the tablet will stand, through which the device can be installed, including, at the kitchen table.Toshiba Excite 13
Excite 13 single-chip system is built on the NVIDIA Tegra 3 (4-PLUS-1) and will be offered as a 32, and 64 GB of integrated flash memory. The last increase may be due to memory cards format SD. As for RAM, it is 1 GB. In the configuration of the product consists of two cameras (front-resolution - 2 megapixels, the back - 5 M), wireless modules Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and the role assigned to the operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.Toshiba Excite 13 in the center of
The thickness of the plate - 10.16 mm, weight - 990 grams. In the sale of Excite goes 13 June 10 this year. Modification with 32GB of flash memory is estimated at U.S. $ 650, c 64 GB - at $ 750.
Sources: Toshiba, Yahoo! News

The heat generator PowerPot V will charge batteries of mobile devices in the campaigns

At the site of Power Practical recently it was reported early on the issue of fundraising portable electric generators PowerPot. A device designed to generate electricity in field conditions, will charge the batteries of cell phones, navigation GPS, cameras and other electronic devices while away from electrical outlets.The heat generator PowerPot V will charge batteries of mobile devices in the campaigns
At the heart of the device - an element that converts thermal energy into electrical energy. It is built into the base metal tank, which is used to boil water and cook on a fire or gas burner.The heat generator PowerPot V will charge batteries of mobile devices in the campaigns



According to Power Practical, these elements at one time have been developed for use in supply chains satellites. In contrast, solar cells, thermoelectric generator works in the absence of the sun - at any time of day and weather conditions. All that is needed - heat and water.
Generated PowerPot electricity is supplied to a standard connector USB. Provided for release of "pan-zaryadok" in two sizes. First - PowerPot V volume of 1.4 liters, weighs less than 350 grams and has a capacity of 5 watts. According to the developer, for an hour and a half, it can charge cell phone or MP3 player for the day. Model PowerPot X shape, size and weight similar to cooking pot (its volume is 1.9 liters) and is characterized by the power of 10 watts. That should be enough for these devices, such as tablets. In addition, the development of the model is PowerPot XV 15 W (its volume is 3.8 liters).
Interested in buying hiking electricity sources can not only donate any amount, but leave the reservation on the website kickstarter.com. For example, a fee of $ 125 is the price for the model PowerPot V. To start production of generators is required before May 4th to collect at least $ 50,000. At the time of writing the news had raised $ 28,239.
Sources: Power Practical, kickstarter.com

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Pen Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo is coming to Apple iPad and tablets with the Android OS, and can replace the handle

Designers Pen Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo combined in a single device or two. On the one hand, it is possible to use the stylus to interact with the touch-screen tablet, on the other hand, it serves as a handle. Moreover, the expression "on one side and the other" in this case should be taken literally.

Pen Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo is coming to Apple iPad and tablets with the Android OS, and can replace the handle
The end of the pen, designed to interact with the touch screen, suitable for capacitive screens, which, in particular, are equipped with tablet Apple iPad. The manufacturer notes that the pen is compatible with the tablets that are running OS Android. The other end of the pen is a black ballpoint pen with replaceable pins with a ball diameter of 0.7 mm. A figurative expression compilers of the official press release, developers Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo tied in a single product of digital and analog world. Includes cap, suitable for both ends of the pen. The diameter of the pen is equal to 9 mm, length - 131 (with a cap on the handle) or 136 mm (with a cap at the other end), weight - '20 Sales Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo will begin in May at a price of 34.90 pounds.


Pen Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo is coming to Apple iPad and tablets with the Android OS, and can replace the handle
The range also includes a model of Bamboo Stylus solo, available in several colors. From Bamboo Stylus duo is no different pen.
At the same time announced the application Wacom Bamboo Paper for the iPad and Android, which since May 2012, can be downloaded for free from online catalogs Apple App Store and the Google Play Android, respectively.
Source: Wacom

Intel chipsets 7-Series are officially announced

Intel has officially introduced a line of chipsets, the 7 Series. The solutions are designed to work in conjunction with the existing second-generation Core processors (Sandy Bridge) and will be compatible with the upcoming third-generation Core processors (Ivy Bridge), whose production will be held later.
 


Intel chipsets 7-Series

Chipsets 7-Series have built-in USB 3.0 controller and support for technology Intel Smart Response, Smart Connect, and Rapid Start. Table segment chipsets are Z77, Z75, H77 and B75. In the mobile segment chipsets settled HM77, UM77, HM76 and HM75.


 
Intel chipsets 7-Series

More information about the new chipset Intel discussed in this review.

In addition, the company introduced several proprietary motherboards based on new chipsets: DZ77GA-70K series Extreme, DZ77SL-50K, DZ77BH-55K, DH77EB DH77DF series and Media, as well as a series of DB75EN Executive.

Source: Intel