Zotac releases new video card series GeForce GT 240

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Company Zotac International has announced the release of a new generation of video cards Zotac GeForce GT 240. Based on the new high-performance graphics processor NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 with 96 stream processors, CUDA, graphics card Zotac GeForce GT 240 provides the performance and visual effects in a bulk mode in the new 3D games and applications that support DirectX 10.1, OpenGL 3.2 and NVIDIA PhysX.

Video Cards Series Zotac GeForce GT 240 are powerful single-slot graphics solutions. They are made on 40 nm process technology that provides a performance using the minimum amount of energy. As the producer, the new graphics cards is minimal heat, achieving optimal energy efficiency, and have a very quiet cooling system. Due to this their suit any case, even a very small size, no external power source.

HDMI 1.3a with xvYCC and Deep Color technology allows a new video card Zotac GeForce GT 240 to turn your computer into a home multimedia center where the image is different rich and vibrant colors, and realistic visual effects. Technology NVIDIA PureVideo HD, implemented in line Zotac GeForce GT 240 supports hardware decoding of video Blu-ray, encoded in VC-1 and H.264, which will offload the CPU for everyday computing tasks. Digital 8-channel uncompressed PCM-audio provides a series of Zotac GeForce GT 240 potential sound reproduction, for example, when viewing the video Blu-ray. Own software, allows new video card to fully reproduce the sound of Dolby Digital TrueHD and DTS-HD Master.

Top solution series - overclocked Zotac GeForce GT 240 AMP! Edition with 512 MB of memory GDDR5, core clock, shader and memory 600/1460/4000 MHz, respectively, followed by the standard model Zotac GeForce GT 240, available with 1 GB or 512 MB of memory DDR3 (550/1340/2000 MHz) or GDDR5 (550/1340/3400 MHz). For those who want a totally silent computer, set up video card Zotac GeForce GT 240 ZONE Edition (550/1340/1580 MHz) with 1 GB memory DDR3. They have a dual-slot passive cooler that makes your PC virtually silent.

Umazone UMA-ISO: an external drive with auto-mounting of images

Japanese company Umazone provide housing for external drives Umazone UMA-ISO. Outwardly, he almost indistinguishable from their "brothers" do not have any features in addition to ordinary storage. However, he has a small display and touch-sensitive scroll wheel. They needed to implement a particular given model. Among all the available information on the disk Umazone UMA-ISO images can choose DVD or CD drive and mount them automatically when you connect to your computer. Thus solving the problem of the need for many separate boot disks and / or programs on their mounting on a computer.

Inside Umazone UMA-ISO has a slot in which to insert the hard drive 2.5-inch format, which serves as the carrier of information and images. Uses standard connectors for USB 2.0 and eSATA. Also, the device can be configured so that the priority is to not mount the images, and the function of portable hard drive (when you connect it will work like a normal HDD). Some disadvantage is the limited compatibility with the OS, it works only with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. Dimensions Umazone UMA-ISO is almost no different from most external drives a similar format, although it is slightly longer. The cost model for the Japanese market is about 112 dollars, excluding the cost of storage media.

Sony Ericsson Kurara: new pictures and details about the characteristics

In the network there are new photos smartphone Sony Ericsson Kurara, as well as some additional data about its characteristics. Recall the first time on this model has become known not so long ago, Kurara is a smartphone based on Symbian S60 5th edition. According to preliminary data, the apparatus is equipped with a 3.5-inch touch screen AMOLED-display and a 8.1-megapixel camera that can record HD-video 720p.

According to new information leaked to the global network, the Sony Ericsson Kurara also supports mobile networks UMTS / HSDPA / HSUPA and wireless networks Wi-Fi with DLNA, microSD-slot, 3.5-mm audio jack and GPS-receiver. Moreover, there was MicroUSB port instead of a proprietary connector for charging. It is assumed that the announcement of Sony Ericsson Kurara held at the Mobile World Congress in February next year.

MP3-Player Cowon iAUDIO E2 went on sale

Company Cowon has announced the appearance in Russia market MP3-player iAUDIO E2. It has sound support a new generation of BBE +. This software solution optimization encoded sound, designed by BBE Sounds in 2008. Technology recreates natural sound typical of the warmth and acoustic detailing high level.

iAUDIO E2 supports 5 audio formats including FLAC. Design of the player is in the style of minimalism. It is worth noting its lightness (weight 16.6 g) and a variety of color solutions (8 saturated colors). Player is offered in two versions - with 2 GB and 4 GB of internal flash memory. Dimensions are 26,6 x 64,2 x 7,7 mm, the power produced by a lithium-polymer battery that provides up to 11 hours and 30 minutes of continuous playback. Estimated cost Cowon iAUDIO E2 is 1890 rubles for 2 GB version and 2,190 rubles for the 4 GB version.

mobile innovations from Philips and Samsung Photo

We offer you the see the photos of new models of mobile phones by Philips and Samsung, which are represented by models D800 and SCH-W799, respectively.

Philips D800:

This model is particularly interesting due to its high-gloss design and expensive appearance. In terms of the same only one large screen and a minimum of buttons, you can make the assumption that all control is in your phone, touch-sensitive. But the emergence of a new numbering and high atomic number makes an assumption about the beginning of a new series (premium phones?), Where the novelty does not set aside the last place.

Samsung SCH-W799:

This phone is primarily interested in what is a "clamshell" despite the presence of a large external display, which, presumably, is a touch. SCH-W799 has recently certified by the FCC and has, according to available documents, support for CDMA / EVDO and GSM networks, as well as the wireless technology Bluetooth.

OCZ Colossus: Colossus 1TB SSD

"What do you call a boat, so it will float, singing captain Vrungel and was, as we know, human. The company called its model OCZ solid state drive "Colossus" and also was not mistaken. OCZ Colossus was announced in June this year, but its establishment was delayed until November. But what is the justification, performed work is really tremendous - model turned inspires respect: SSD-drive memory capacity of 1 TB.

The rate of reading and writing filed at 260 MB / s, while for continuous recording - 220 MB / sec. Apart from the volume and speed OCZ Colossus is different, and highly reliable operating time without failure is 1.5 million hours and manufacturing company offers a three-year warranty. Model implemented in 3.5-inch form factor. In 1 TB flagship of the series are less capacious models: 120 GB, 250 GB and 500 GB. They all have the same performance as the 1 TB version, but 120 GB, for which a continuous record is limited to 140 MB / sec.

The company OCZ is not reported in the press release, the cost models, but in August was leaked, according to which their price is determined at 300, 650, 1200 and $ 2200, depending on the volume.

Nokia N900 is available for purchase to U.S. citizens

Company Nokia has announced the commencement of sales from this day his touch Internet device Nokia N900 Linux-based operating system, Maemo. The cost of this decision is currently $ 649 and it is already available in flagship stores in New York and Chicago, as well as the company's website and in the independent retail and various online retailers, including

Recall that the Nokia N900 positioned as a mobile computer with software (Maemo 5) open source software based on Linux, it provides a functional, similar to a desktop computer. As the manufacturer claims, precisely because of its operating system, Nokia N900 offers users the opportunity to work with multiple applications open at one time while in full use of cellular, touch screen and full-size QWERTY-keyboard.

Malata R108T - Chinese tablet-netbook

The Chinese company has announced Malata whether netbook, or tablet - R108T. The touch screen device the size of 10.1 inches and a resolution of 1024 × 600 is rotated, changing the placement of netbook tablet and back again. Tablet also supports Chinese handwriting input.

R108T has a standard configuration for the netbook: Intel Atom N270 processor with a frequency 1.6MGts, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, integrated video adapter, Wi-Fi, 1.3 megapixel webcam, 2 USB-ports, VGA-out, card reader, audio in / out, battery battery capacity 3400mAch. Price R108T will be within 435 dollars, while the price of ASUS Eee PC T91, for example, is about $ 473, but the display from Asus - 8.9 inches.

AMD introduced a new "queen of cards" Radeon HD 5970 (Hemlock) with two GPU

As we previously expected, AMD has officially introduced its new flagship graphics card ATI Radeon HD 5970 (Hemlock), which has become today's fastest graphics accelerator in the world. The new adapter is equipped with two 40 nm video chip Cypress, and its computational power reaches 4.64 teraflops - previously unthinkable figure for consumer-level decisions.

Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD 5970 is equipped with 3200 stream processors and 160 texture units, as well as 2 GB of fast memory GDDR5, distributed between the GPU and possessing interface 2 x 256 bits. During cooling of this powerful accelerator meets the dual-slot cooler, in addition, there is support for modern technologies such as DirectX 11, ATI Eyefinity regime and CrossFireX. And thanks to the software ATI Overdrive can further improve the performance of this "two-headed monster", dispersing it to the GPU and memory frequencies exceeding the reference to 30 and 50 percent respectively.

The functionality of ATI Radeon HD 5970 supplement Interfaces Dual-DVI and Mini DisplayPort. It supports up to three monitors with a total maximum resolution up to 7680 x 1600 pixels. Note that this graphics card, despite all its power, is quite energy-efficient solution, but its a TDP ranging from a minimum of 42 watts to 294 watts at peak load.

Major companies-partners AMD, brands including ASUS, Club 3D, Gigabyte, MSI, Sapphire, PowerColor, XFX, etc., certainly have produced their versions of the new "queen of cards" that can be submitted in the near future. It remains to add that the recommended price for the ATI Radeon HD 5970 is 599 dollars.

VN2403THG1 - version GeForce GT 240 from Biostar

Unlike many partners NVIDIA, submitted several models of video card GeForce GT 240 with different characteristics of memory, appetite Company Biostar limited (at least yet) the announcement just one version. Novelty called VN2403THG1 and carries on board 1024 MB of GDDR3 memory with an operating frequency of 1400 MHz.

Other specifications same graphics accelerator Biostar VN2403THG1 include a 40 nm chip GT215, 96 stream processors and 128-bit memory bus, as well as technology support CUDA, PhysX, PureVideo HD, DirectCompute, OpenGL 3.1, Microsoft DirectX 10.1 (Shader Model 4.1) and OpenCL. In addition, the card is compatible with the new operating system Windows 7.

Videocard Biostar VN2403THG1 received a dual-slot cooling system and its system interface includes ports D-Sub, DVI and HDMI. It remains to add that the GPU clock speed and shader unit is 550 and 1340 MHz respectively, and the cost of this product should not exceed 95 euros.

HAF 932 AMD Edition - computer case from Cooler Master for AMD fans

Company Cooler Master has always been known as a manufacturer of high quality and functional computer cases, which gained the respect of enthusiasts. Moreover, this company not only offers the standard case, but also special versions, aimed at fans of a brand. For example, earlier Cooler Master has released a version of the NVIDIA computer case Stacker, done in shades of green, so cherished fans of this brand.

And now to celebrate came from fans AMD. After all, computer case HAF 932 AMD Edition, announced Cooler Master, combines good functionality with their beloved bright red coloring and the internal illumination of the same color, as well as the AMD Fusion logo on the side window.

Case HAF 932 AMD Edition has special holes for liquid cooling system assembly and construction of bays for drives can install them without using any tools. Racks for removable hard drives are made, and power supply is installed in the bottom of the hull. To cool the internal components, there are two 120 mm fan, in addition, the rear expansion slots are made to improve ventilation lattice.

Galaxy presented its vision adapter GeForce GT240 in three

Well-known manufacturer of graphics cards company Galaxy Microsystems said today the debut of the accelerator NVIDIA GeForce GT240 release of three models on its basis. New items were named Galaxy GeForce GT240 D5, and Galaxy GeForce GT240 D3, moreover, the latter came in two versions - with 512 MB and 1 GB of memory GDDR3, clocked at 1800 MHz. At the same time changed GeForce GT240 D5, as you may imagine, is on board faster memory GDDR5, whose volume is 512 MB, and clock frequency is equal to 3600 MHz.

Other characteristics of the same video Galaxy GeForce GT240 D3 and D5 are similar and include a 40 nm chip GT215, 96 stream processors and 128-bit memory bus. The frequency of the GPU and shader unit is 550 MHz and 1340 MHz respectively. Despite the fact that graphics cards Galaxy GeForce GT240 D3 and D5 refer to the entry-level, the manufacturing company has equipped its branded coolers specifically designed for maintaining a working temperature of the GPU at 10-15 degrees lower than is possible with the reference solution.

In addition, video Galaxy GeForce GT240 D3 and D5 technology support DirectX 10.1, NVIDIA PhysX, NVIDIA CUDA, and HDMI 1.3a and is compatible with operating system Windows 7.

Xerox WorkCentre 7428 and 7435 - eco-friendly office MFP A3

Xerox has announced a new sales office MFP A3 - WorkCentre 7428 and WorkCentre 7435. As the producer, the distinguishing feature of the new products is the combination of manufacturability, ease of use and environmental friendliness. This was achieved both through the use of new printing technology HiQ LED, and because of the convenience of working with different density and size of the paper, the choice of different types of finishing. In addition, the new devices is reduced power consumption and significantly reduced noise level.

Housing IFI made from a special material - bioplastic. Its use can reduce in the production of carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere. Also in the apparatus used chemically grown EA toner, the smallest particles of which provide high-resolution printing. Compared to conventional toner, obtained by crushing, EA toner particles are smaller in diameter and more uniform in size. In the production of EA toner (compared to the fragmentation of conventional toner), carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere is reduced by 60%.

WorkCentre 7428 and WorkCentre 7435 also showed a good result in energy savings in tests Buyers Laboratory Inc. Laboratory BLI twice a year, conducts independent tests on their own methods, in which tested some of the most important buyers of quality parameters of the technology. According to the results of recent tests new items Xerox received the award for the best indicator for power management settings. While in standby mode, the device consumes just 2 watts of electricity. Such indicators could not reach anyone yet in this segment.

14-inch laptop Lenovo T410s - one ThinkLight good, two is better

One of the Chinese websites published pictures of the new laptop Lenovo T410s. On this model, yet we know only that it is based on Intel Calpella platform and is equipped with 14-inch display. And judging by the roadmap of the company, as from published sources, the new product will be released early next year. On cost Lenovo T410s nothing is yet known.

The resource also noted a number of features of the new laptop. For example, among the keypad buttons it has a trackball for cursor control. And for those who prefer a more traditional way, has a more convenient touchpad. Also, the source pointed out a few extra USB ports and more vents. And above the display there are two lamps ThinkLight, illuminating the keyboard. On the characteristics of Lenovo T410s details yet, it is hoped that they enter the network even before the announcement.

Accelero TWIN TURBO PRO from Arctic Cooling - quiet VGA cooler for enthusiasts

The Swiss company Arctic Cooling, renowned for their quality cooling systems, today announced the new VGA cooler Accelero TWIN TURBO PRO. This versatile cooler is an improved version of the model Accelero TWIN TURBO, regretted the good reputation among users, and is designed for a wide range of ATI and NVIDIA.

Cooling Accelero TWIN TURBO PRO is equipped with two PWM fan diameter 92 mm, and four teplootvodnymi radiator tubes and 35 ribs. All this improves the efficiency of fan and makes it a good acquisition for the majority of overclockers and PC enthusiasts. In addition, the contact area has a layer previously deposited MX-2 thermal paste.

Ventilators used in VGA cooler Accelero TWIN TURBO PRO, have a special design of the blades, allowing effectively disperse the hot air and simultaneously to minimize the level of noise emanating. The latter figure, incidentally, even at maximum speed does not exceed 0.3 sone.

The cooler Accelero TWIN TURBO PRO is compatible with the ATI Radeon HD 5870, 4890, 4870, 4850, 4830, 3870, 3850, 2600, 2400, X1950, X1900, X1800, X1650, X1600, X1550 and X1300, as well as the NVIDIA GeForce GT240, GTS250 , 9800GTX +, 9800GTX, 9800GT, 9600GT, 8800GTS (G92), 8800GT, 8600, 8500, 8400, 7950GT, 7900, 7800, 7600, 7300, 6800 and 6600. This cooling system is equipped with a six-year limited warranty and will be available in December for $ 49,90 / 34,90 euro.

Trio video card GeForce GT 240 from Inno3D

Like other NVIDIA partners, the company reported its version of the Inno3D GeForce GT 240 graphics card. Three new graphics cards are based on 40 nm chip GT215 and received 96 stream processors, 128-bit memory bus, dual-slot cooling system and technology support DirectX 10.1, CUDA and PhysX.

All new cards Inno3D GeForce GT 240 are equipped with video outputs D-Sub, DVI and HDMI, but their GPU and shader units operate at frequencies of 550 MHz and 1340 MHz respectively. As we see, three cards are very similar to each other, and in fact the only significant difference between them are the characteristics of memory.

Two models of Inno3D GeForce GT 240 are on board GDDR3 memory capacity of 512 MB and 1 GB, the clock frequency which is 1400 MHz and 1380 MHz respectively. The rest of the video card has a high-speed GDDR5 memory to 512 MB, clocked at 3400 MHz.

Hyundai W220S and W240S - pair of 3D monitors for Europe

Company Hyundai has announced the upcoming release on the European market two new 3D monitors - 22-inch W220S and 24-inch W240S. Both new products have a contrast ratio of 1000: 1 and equipped with three-year warranty. Addition, they are equipped with two speakers and a power of 3 watts each and ports D-Sub, DVI and HDMI, and bundled them are special polarizing glasses.

Model Hyundai W220S has a resolution of 1680 x 1050 pixel response time of 5 ms and the price of 500 euros. At the same time, the monitor Hyundai W240S maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, and the response time is 6 ms. Should the device 1400 euro.

ASUS UL80Vt - "long-playing" laptop with switchable graphics

Company ASUSTeK Computer introduced the laptop UL80Vt. This is a model with 13.3-inch display, which is based on Intel processors with low power consumption and provides up to 12 hours of battery life on one battery charge. And yet, the laptop is not bulky, but rather thin and lightweight. Also from ASUS UL80Vt available as an integrated graphics Intel, and a discrete NVIDIA GeForce, and can switch between them, reaching a maximum performance or efficiency.

Otherwise, the functionality of a laptop is quite usual for the solutions of good middle class. Now a description and complete list of the characteristics of the new notebook is already available on the manufacturer's site, however, nothing is known about when it will be released and how much it will cost. It is assumed that the price of ASUS UL80Vt can make about $ 750.

ASUS UL80Vt Features:

* Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 (1,4 GHz) or Intel Celeron SU2300/743 (1,2 GHz)
* Operating System - Windows 7
Chipset - Intel GS45
* Memory - up to 4 GB DDR3 1066 MHz
* 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels
* Graphics - Intel GMA X4500MHD, and NVIDIA GeForce G 210M (512 MB VRAM)
* Hard Drive - 250/320/500 GB (5400 rpm)
* 0.3 megapixel web camera
* Card Reader SD, MMC, MS, MS-Pro
* Wireless - Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (optional)
* Ports - microphone, headphones, Mini D-sub, 3xUSB 2.0, RJ45, HDMI
* Stereo Altec Lansing (SRS Premium Sound)
* 4/8-elementny battery
* Dimension - 322x233x14 ,8-24, 6 mm
* Weight - 1.5 kg

Nettop platform nVidia Ion - Giada Slim N10

Started selling nettop Slim N10 from the company Giada. The device is made based on the hardware platform nVidia Ion.

The apparatus uses a dual-core processor Intel Atom 330 1.6 GHz, the maximum dissipation of heat energy is 8 Tues Nettop graphics adapter is equipped with nVidia GeForce 9400M with support for DirectX 10.

Novelty is equipped with a 2.5-inch hard drive and four gigabytes of RAM to the maximum configuration. Also, under the thin body is a network controller, Gigabit Ethernet, multi-format card reader SD / SDHC / MMC, five ports USB 2.0, interfaces eSATA, DVI-I and HDMI. Operating System Windows Vista or Windows 7.

Weight nettop is about 0,6 kg, the thickness of the shell does not exceed a few centimeters. The package also includes a transparent stand. The choice offered 4 ways to paint the enclosure: white, pink, blue and black. On the price Slim N10 has not yet been reported.