Graphics Card Sapphire Radeon HD 4750 Platinum spotted in China

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Graphics Card Sapphire Radeon HD 4750 Platinum has appeared on sale in mainland China. This is a younger version of the adapter Radeon HD 4770, which was released in April, but was in deficit and it is almost impossible to find on sale. As for Sapphire Radeon HD 4750 Platinum, it is based on 40 nm graphics chip RV740 with 480 stream processors and supports 128-bit memory GDDR5. Core clock and memory of this card is 750 and 800 MHz respectively.

Sapphire Radeon HD 4750 Platinum supports CrossfireX mode and can work in conjunction with other cards based on GPU RV740. Among the connectors of the adapter - D-Sub, DVI and HDMI. Cost Sapphire Radeon HD 4750 Platinum in China is 699 yuan, about $ 100. It is not clear when the video appears in other regions.

Thermalright MUX 120 LGA 1156 cooler

The company officially introduced Thermalright CPU cooler under the new socket Intel LGA-1156 - MUX-120. This is a high heat sink size 160h133x38 mm and weighing 670 grams. Thermalright MUX-120 consists of eight 6 mm teplootvodnyh tubes and 48 aluminum plates, which should be the most effective heat dissipation. Radiator MUX-120 is equipped with 120-mm fan X-Silent and thermal paste ChillFactor 2. Fan speed - 1200 revolutions per minute, the maximum level of noise - 23,5 acoustic decibels.

While Thermalright MUX-120 supports only processors Intel Core i5 and i7 in the performance LGA-1156. Perhaps in the future the company will issue a modification of this cooler for LGA775/1156/1366 and AMD AM2/AM3. On the cost Thermalright MUX-120 nothing is yet known, but most likely it will be relatively low.

AMD 890GX - chipset with 700 MHz graphics core

As we know, AMD 890GX chipset is part of the new platform, AMD Leo, which will be released next year. And now there are some interesting details about him. This chipset features an integrated graphics processor (IGP) with a frequency of 700 MHz and technology to support DirectX 10.1. In addition, AMD 890GX supports high-speed HyperTransport 3.0. Chipset can work in Crossfire mode together with several adapters, moreover, it includes a video decoder UVD 2.0.

A graphics processor that is used in AMD 890GX, is a somewhat simplified version of the Radeon HD 4350. Indicator TDP of the chipset will be 22 watts. Apparently, AMD 890GX will be released in May and June next year. It will be configured by the south bridge SB850.


Nokia 7705 Twist - square phone with a rotating QWERTY-keyboard

American mobile operator Verizon Wireless added a line of distributed network devices in its unique phone - Nokia 7705 Twist. The phone has the unusual square-shaped body, and, moreover, the inner part of the phone turns on the lower right corner of the shell, thus opening access to the QWERTY-keyboard. It is noteworthy that the axis of rotation klaviatury is another innovation from Nokia - Contact Light Ring - a custom ring for easy and quick control messages and calls. To the phone's appearance does not get tired, «Impress» phone can be a little change, substituting marching in complete box on the back cover of the apparatus of black or purple.

Specifications and features of the phone:

  • Camera on the 3.0 megapixel with autofocus and flash, set the timer, white balance, color effects, the possibility of photo editing, video recording
  • HTML-browser
  • Support for Mobile Email, Mobile Web Mail, Chat, Blogs
  • Bluetooth
  • TFT QVGA display 2.4 inch, 262000 colors
  • EV-DO Rev. 0
  • Headphone jack 2.5 mm
  • Dimensions: 67 x 67 x 15mm
  • Battery: 270 minutes of use, 312 hours of standby
  • Weight: 90 grams

Shipping Nokia 7705 Twist starts from 13 September this year at $ 100 with a contract for two years in the bargain.

WD updated series of external hard drives

Western Digital today released new models of external hard drive series and My Book My Passport. Series My Passport and My Passport Essential replenished models from 320 GB to 1 TB in blue, red, silver and black colors. Moreover, the size of new models by 20% compared with earlier samples of disk My Passport. In My Book series includes more capacious model with memory of 500 GB to 2 TB.

All new external hard drives from WD have 256-bit encryption and support programs a series of WD SmartWare, who not only protect information against unauthorized access, but also allow you to automatically make backups. Models are available in versions for use with Windows PC and your computer from the Macintosh.

The cost of hard disk My Passport series ranges from 110 to 250 dollars depending on the volume, and the My Book series starts from $ 100.

WD Now Shipping 640 GB notebook hard drive

Western Digital today announced a massive supply of hard drives for notebook WD Scorpio Blue form factor 2.5-inch thickness of 9.5 mm and a capacity of 640 GB. , WD Scorpio Blue 640 GB capacity with 320 GB recording density per platter are designed for laptops most common configurations.

Power consumption of the new WD Scorpio Blue drives reduced by 30% compared with models of WD Scorpio Blue previous generation. Thus, the new model ideal for notebooks and other portable devices that require long battery life, low noise and low temperature. Application of technology ShockGuard, implemented in hardware or firmware level, allows to reach high levels of crashworthiness.

WD Scorpio Blue drives with capacity 640 GB (model WD6400BEVT) have gone on sale. The manufacturer-recommended retail price is 149 dollars.

15.6-inch laptop Packard Bell EasyNote Butterfly m - 8 o'clock battery life

Company Packard Bell has expanded its line of mobile computers for daily use, providing a new series 15.6-inch notebook EasyNote Butterfly m-based energy-efficient processors Intel CULV.

Thin and light notebooks series EasyNote Butterfly m easy to carry, provide up to 8 hours of battery life. The cover is made of lightweight and durable alloy that provides enhanced protection against corrosion. Thickness - approximately 1 inch, and weight - 2,4 kg (with 6-cell battery). Full-sized keyboard includes a digital block. Lock button touch pad prevents accidental movement of the cursor. Touch keys at the top of the keyboard, can help reduce power consumption and maximize battery life (Packard Bell PowerSave), automatically save files (Packard Bell MyBackup) or include a network of Wi-Fi.

PowerSave button allows you to manually enable and disable mode switching cards, if you disable the discrete videokarty1 processed image is chipset support, thus increasing battery life.

Bright 15.6-inch display is HD 1366 x 768 (with 16:9) Notebook EasyNote Butterfly m provides comfortable viewing images, movies, videos with high resolution. It also provides for the ATI Radeon HD 4330 with dedicated video memory DDR3 VRAM 512 MB, optimized Dolby Sound Room technology and port HDMI.

Notebook Series EasyNote Butterfly m equipped with a hard drive to 640 GB RAM to 4 GB. For the convenience of communication is the function Wi-Fi, microphone, webcam. Features include connection 3G, Wi-Fi (802.11 a / b / g / Draft-N) and Bluetooth 2.1. Notebook Series EasyNote Butterfly m equipping Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium and will appear in retail sales in October.

New Handy Steno AH326 from Apacer

Apacer Technology Company introduced a new AH326 flash drive with retractable USB-connector and an elegant design. The drive has a glossy hand-polished surface.

Red ring in the form of «U» making a retractable USB-connector. This design prevents the loss of cap. Sales will AN326 flash drives with capacities from 2 to 32 GB. All USB Flash Drives Apacer support a special program-archiver Apacer Compression Explorer (ACE). ACE can back up files, increasing the capacity of data stored at 500%.