Showing posts with label Hardware. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hardware. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

8,500$ Desktop Workstation: Maingear Quantum SHIFT 4K

Maingear-Quantum-SHIFT-RedThe Maingear Quantum SHIFT 4K is a powerful desktop workstation that features dual Intel Xeon E5-2640 2.5/3.0GHz Turbo 15MB cache 6-core processors with the Maingear EPIC 180 X2 dual processor supercooler, the Supermicro X9DAI-0 Dual Socket 2011 workstation motherboard and a 32GB Crucial DDR3-1333 RAM (8x4GB). The desktop is powered by a 2GB GDDR5 nVidia Quadro 4000 graphics, a 180GB Intel 520 Series SSD SATA 6G w/TRIM, dual 240GB Intel 520 Series SSD SATA 6G w/TRIM,

Monday, April 16, 2012

WD's 1TB VelociRaptor HDD: Review.

Veloci-RaptorWestern Digital has expanded its line of desktop-grade VelociRaptors to include a 1TB model that's available now for $310, but those kidding themselves with that whole "250GB is enough" thing can get in for as little as $160. Top-level specs include a 10,000RPM spindle rate and a SATA 6Gb/s interface housed within a 3.5-inch heatsink -- useful for lessening the burden of the drive's thermal output on the rest of the machine. 

GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature Graphics Card by EVGA

Evga-GeForce-GTX-680-SC-SignatureEVGA is offering you their newest graphics card, the GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature. Based on the NVIDIA’s reference design, the card sports 1536 CUDA Cores, a 256-bit memory interface, a GPU clock of 1084MHz (1150MHz Boost Clock) and a 2GB of GDDR5 memory set @ 6208MHz, and features two DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort outputs. The GeForce GTX 680 SC Signature retails for $529.99.