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Palit has released a GeForce GTX 1050 StormX video card with 3 GB of memory

Palit Microsystems joined the number of manufacturers of video cards GeForce GTX 1050 3GB, releasing the model with the prefix StormX. The latter in the Palit nomenclature almost always means using an externally simple cooling system with a single fan, and the novelty did not become an exception in this respect. Adapter GeForce GTX 1050 StormX 3GB (article NE51050018FE-1070F) if desired, can be placed in a compact form factor Mini-ITX or Mini-Tower / Micro-ATX with space for a two-slot video card. The height of the accelerator is 112 mm, in length – 166 mm.


The best Mac Mini deals for June 2018

After MacOS for the cheapest price possible? Already got a monitor (and keyboard and mouse) you can use?

Then it’s worth considering the Mac mini. It isn’t the fastest, but it costs less than half of the other Macs. The point of the Mac Mini is that it’s, well, mini – we’ve seen bigger hard drives than the modest footprint of the sleek silver box.

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The mini PC project collected more than $ 300,000 on Indiegogo

The project of a new handheld computer based on Windows 10, recently appeared on Indiegogo under the name mini PC, easily surpassed its goals and attracted more than $ 20,000 in just 18 minutes, and at the time of writing the amount of contributions already exceeded $ 303 thousand. At the same time, until the end of the microinvestment campaign, there are still about 30 days left.


EK-Supremacy sTR4 – a new water block for Ryzen Threadripper

The well-known manufacturer of liquid cooling systems EK Water Blocks announced the sale of four versions of the new water block EK-Supremacy sTR4 for AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors. On the basis of one design, models of coolers with copper nickel base and acrylic cover (Nickel), with copper nickel base, acrylic lid and built-in LED strip (RGB Nickel), with copper nickel base and acetal cover (Acetal + Nickel), and copper nickel plated base and nickel plated brass (Full Nickel).


Intel officially introduced the Z390 chipset

Intel company has brought a surprise announcement of the new senior chipset for the platform LGA1151 – Z390. Earlier it was assumed that this set of system logic will debut simultaneously with the eight-core processors of the Coffee Lake-S, but then information about its output in the third quarter was received. Based on the available information, at the Computex 2018 (June 5-9), the chipmaker will tell in detail about the capabilities of the Z390 chip, while Intel partners from among the motherboard manufacturers will present prototypes of their own solutions LGA1151 / Z390. Serial models of motherboards will appear in retail not earlier than the second half of June.


Apacer AS2280P2: medium-level M.2 NVMe SSD drives

Apacer has announced solid-state (SSD) drives series AS2280P2, which relate to medium-level storage devices.

The products comply with the NVM Express (NVMe) specification, which describes access to the SSD using the PCI Express bus. This provides higher read and write speeds, and also reduces latency. In the case of Apacer AS2280P2 solutions, the PCI Express Gen 3.0 x2 interface is used.


Intel library found references to the 8-core CPU Coffee Lake-S

The aggravation of competition in the processor market forces both AMD and Intel to spread on the table if not all trumps, then the lion’s share. The nearest major release in the performance of the chipmaker from Santa Clara promises to be a family of eight-core processors for the LGA1151 / Z390 platform. The mention of these CPUs on the site was discovered by one of the active participants of the Reddit discussions under the pseudonym Dayman56.