Thursday, June 30, 2011

Logitech Unveils Wireless Compact Keyboard K360

Logitech has announced the K360 wireless keyboard, compact keyboard, laptop or desktop, due to its familiar design that are already used to. Moreover, thanks to its compact design is 20 percent smaller than standard keyboards. "Logitech is aware of the limitations that have keyboards for laptops and netbooks today.

Therefore, our new keyboard offers users enough space to relax and enjoy the convenience of a totally familiar - without sacrifice, therefore, the compact and extremely easy to use, "said Thibauld Nolf, Product Manager at Logitech Europe keyboards. "The Logitech Wireless K360 not only offers easy installation and years of battery life, but also has a set of buttons that let you control your entertainment tácilmente with a simple touch." The Logitech Wireless Keyboard K360 has a range of 3 years, and thanks to its plug and play setup you can install in seconds.

Nvidia GeForce GTX GTX 580M and 570M Notebook

Nvidia has introduced the market's most powerful GPU for laptops, it is the GeForce GTX 580M incorporates 2GB of GDDR5 memory and other specifications, also presented the GeForce GTX 570M. The new GeForce GTX 580M comes laptops designed for gamers, with support for 3D Vision, SLI, CUDA and PhysX. It has a núcleoGF114 with a 620Mhz frequencies, with 384 CUDA cores with a speed of 1240Mhz, it must be added to its 2GB of 3000MHz GDDR5 memory and 256-bit interface with bandwidth to the memories of 96GB/s.

Limbo: Notes on the PS3 version

Against the background of the "Summer of Arcade" in 2010 launched an exclusive Xbox 360 title that it was serious stuff: The minimalist "Limbo" ecstatic critics and audiences alike tasks with poetic black and white look and tricky. Now appears after the arcade game on the Playstation 3: Apparently, the Korean checked "Limbo" on behalf of Sony Computer Entertainment.

This is a clear indication that the title appears on Sony's console. The rating board rated computer and video games and sets age ratings for Korea.

Buffalo Mini Station Plus: Portable Hard Drive with USB 3.0

The Mini Dock Plus gives it as 500 - and 1,000-gigabyte version ("HD PNT500U3" and "HD-PNT1.0U3B") - lots of storage on the go. The silicone-mounted 2.5-inch hard disk compact measures 82x118x19 mm and weighs 230 grams thanks to its USB 3.0 interface transfers data at up to them five gigabit per second - compatible USB interface required.

The backward compatibility to 2.0 (maximum of 480 megabits per second) is given. There is no need for a separate, mini Dock Plus draws its energy from the data cable. Other plus points are the integrated hardware encryption (256-bit AES) and the shock-proof housing. Buffalo lodged with the external one software package: The data consists of the "Secure Lock" and the backup software "Buffalo Backup Utility".

Cisco has announced ICSU, its Android tablet

Cisco, specializing in the professional world, has announced its Android tablet, the ICSU. Aimed at the business world, it is based on an Atom platform and runs on Android, the Google operating system. The tablet comes with a dedicated online store, the AppHQ, which can offer applications designed for the professional world.

Very secure, the tablet can be deleted remotely or in case of wrong password is entered, and Cisco provides tools to manage finely equipment, with the ability to restrain the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, access to certain functions, etc.. A dock is available, which will help transform the tablet into a "super phone business": it offers a handset and Ethernet connectivity for the tablet and it is even compatible PoE (Power over Ethernet).

Sony Announces New VAIO Z notebook series

Sony has announced their new Vaio Z series of notebooks that have a screen size of 13.1 "and uses materials like carbon fiber. Weighing 1.18kg and 16mm thick, the new Sony Vaio Z comes equipped with a 2.4Ghz Core i7 2620M that by using the Turbo Boost technology reaches a speed of 3.4GHz. Use a screen of 13.1 "with a resolution of 1,600 × 900 pixels, also has a storage unit a 256GB SSD and a total of 8GB of DDR3 RAM 1.333Mhz.

New Acer laptops: Acer Travelmate 5760

Acer is the Aspire 5760 on the Intel chipset HM65-Express and treats up to 750 capacity. The notebook has a DVD-Multi double-layer drive and up to eight gigabytes of DDR3 memory. The 16:9 screen is 15.6 inches (39.6 centimeters) tall and has an LED backlight. The new Acer Travel Mate laptop equipped with a Nvidia Nvidia-GeForce-GT-540M/520M Optimus solution and simultaneous multi-monitor support.

AMD presents the first Llano A

AMD has officially unveiled the first Llano processors for desktop. These include an APU and a x86 chipset on the same die. The models today are the A8-3850-3000 A8, A6 and A6-3650-3600. They are engraved in 32 nm and include a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Their IGP can be coupled to a dedicated graphics card for more performance and call an AMD chipset motherboard A75 and FM1.

It is a symbolic step for AMD, which finally reveals the fruits of her union with ATI in the market for desktop computers. Earlier this year, AMD Fusion for the first marketed to compete with Atom. The reception of these processors that we know under the code names of Ontario and Zacate was positive.

Samsung 32 GB microSDHC Class 10

Samsung just announced the arrival on the market - without indicating a specific date or price - a memory card to 32GB microSDHC Class 10 certified. Based on MLC NAND flash memory engraved in 3-bit 2x nm and carrying a proprietary controller, the memory card displays according to the manufacturer rates in reading and writing respectively reaching 24 MB/s and 12 Mb/s.

Currently produced mass, the microSDHC card is expected soon to appear. Samsung finally working on a 64 GB version, which should come next year.

Asus invented the Fusion card without video outputs

Asus has announced its line of motherboards designed for AMD's APU Llano, second incarnation of the Fusion architecture. Asus and had a wonderful idea with the F1A75: the entry-level card does not use the graphics, lack of video output. Other cards range F1A75, they are naturally equipped with HDMI, VGA or DVI ...

The F1A75 is the map a priori the least expensive of the range and logic of Asus is strange when you choose a card entry is to pay less, and thus force the user to add a standard graphics card is amazing. Otherwise, the card is classic ATX format, it offers a socket FM1 and four slots for DDR3 memory.

Optimus Mini Six: the pad with 6 LCD buttons

Art Lebedev announced that the Optimus Mini Six, a box containing six LCD buttons, entered into production. It should be released at the end of the year. He also indicated that the Optimus Popularis, a full keyboard with LCD keys, is now scheduled for 2012. Optimus range is quite a story. The Optimus Maximus, long considered one of the biggest vaporware with Duke Nukem Forever. It's also one of the most expensive keyboard in the world.

The new MacBook Air will arrive in mid July 2011

According to the most knowledgeable, the long-awaited update of ultralight laptops from Apple, will arrive by the middle of this month of July, probably on the 14th. The new MacBook Air 2011 will be almost identical in design to those currently available except for the presence of a connection instead of Thunderbolt Mini DisplayPort.

The systems will be supplied already pre-installed with Lion and will be based on second-generation Intel Core 2.1GHz and 2.3GHz frequency with the 13-inch model and a new low-voltage CPU Core for i5 11-inch model. Superior performance is guaranteed for a greater allocation of memory and a RAM upgrade for what concerns storage.

SAPPHIRE upgrade small systems with EDGE EDGE-HD2

SAPPHIRE Technology has just announced a new model of the family known as EDGE EDGE-HD2. This shares the same chassis as its predecessor with its line and slim in size but offers a higher level of performance and is available with operating system Windows 7 preloaded. The new SAPPHIRE Edge-HD2 is also compatible with VESA mount to be installed on the back of a monitor or TV. Brand new, in terms of hardware platform, including a second-generation Intel Atom dual-core 1.8 GHz, 2GB of DDR3 memory and 320GB hard drive.
These specifications in detail: CPU: Intel Atom 1.8GHz with 1 MB CacheRAM - D525: 2 GB DDR3-800 MHz - Storage: 2.5''320GB SATA HDD - Graphics: 512MB nVidia ION2 with RAM - LAN: Built-in Ethernet supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps - WIFI: controller, IEEE 802.11 b/g /nI/ O: VGA x1, HDMI x1, RJ45x1,4x USB 2.0 Ports, Audio Inx1, Line-Out x1 - Power: AC 100 ~ 240V 50/60Hz, 19V ~ 3.42A 65W - Dimensions: 19.3 (W) x 14.8 (W) X 2.2 (H) cm - Weight: 530g -  OS: Windows 7 Ultimate Edition or Free DOS

AU Optronics attack Samsung for patent infringement

If you believe the information gathered by the Wall Street Journal, the Taiwanese manufacturer AU Optronics would attack South Korean rival Samsung Electronics on several patent infringement related technologies LCD and OLED. Earlier this month, Samsung is attacking AU Optronics for the same reasons ...

If one believes AUO, it is not less than 10 patents that Samsung infringed. The manufacturer therefore requests the ITC (International Trade Commission) to block imports and sales on American soil of products made by Samsung and violating those patents. But it would be surprising, however, that the different between the two companies ends other than by an arrangement "amicably."

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Body Count: start date is set

On 1 September 2011 published "Body Count" in the local specialty markets. Dated a trailer for the game release date for August released, the manufacturer Codemasters action title is now a little late. The game focuses on unusual fire fighting. Target while they fight to the mysterious organization and represent the world to restore order.

Armed with grenades, mines and machine guns you collect through combo actions and particularly difficult hit points, you gain new skills. In solo mode, you shoot through the campaign while you gamble online with or against other players.


MSI has just announced a new model of laptop with a screen 14-inch (1366 x 768 pixels, LED backlight) and based on a platform Huron River (Sand Bridge Mobile): the GX480. Boasting a weight of 2.2 kg on the scales, this notebook is equipped with a 6-cell battery giving it a maximum range of 8.5 hours.

It features a Core i3-2310M (2.1 GHz) or Core i5-2410M (2.3 GHz) depending on the version, a hard disk with a capacity of 640 GB, GeForce GT 520 and a 1GB drive DVD. There are also a memory card reader, 1.3 megapixel webcam, Gigabit Ethernet controllers, WiFi 802.11n and Bluetooth 3.0 (optional).

Gigabyte GTX 560 Ti SuperOverclock updated to revision 2.0

Update your graphics card Gigabyte GTX 560 SuperOverclock Ti, the main difference is its new cooling system which is now more effective. Unlike the previous model, revision 2.0 incorporates larger fan to achieve optimal air flow and send it to the heatsink, as result is lower temperatures and less noise generated.

It has speeds of 950MHz GPU, 1900 MHz CUDA cores, and 1002 MHz (4008 MHz effective) memory GDDR5. It also features 1 GB of memory with a memory interface 256-bit, producing approximately 128 GB / s of bandwidth. Gigabyte Ultra Durable technology uses VGA + to manufacture, making sure that the graph is total quality, besides memory chips has handpicked and Japanese-made capacitors.

Thunderbird 5.0: Mozilla releases new version

From 3.1 to 5.0 - the version jump is impressive, equally remarkable is the number of modifications. Proud of the 390 optimization open source mail program designed to improve speed, stability, efficiency and safety. In the new version of the summer codenamed "Miramar" is Mozilla's rendering engine "Gecko 5" is used, which also happens in Firefox usage.

Thunderbird starts up faster and responds quicker to user inputs, also can rearrange tabs. The add-on manager undergoes a makeover and now resembles that of the Firefox browser. A new API (pplication rogramming nterface) for extensions simplify, deleting and managing plug-ins. Furthermore, Mozilla has revised the setup wizard, which simplifies the configuration of new e-mail accounts.

London Underground Simulator: Subway simulation now in stores

Aerosoft game manufacturer is also implementing the "World of Subways" continuing series, which players are transported into the cockpit of the famous U-Bahn network in the world. The title comes up with faithful reproductions of the underground stations and routes.

The Circle is made like this: As one of the oldest lines, it leads to the center of London and famous districts such as Notting Hill and Westminster. "London Underground Simulator" provides an updated 3D graphics engine from which you convince yourself of yourself.

ASUS F1A75: new motherboards for AMD's APU Llano

ASUS has announced the availability of the new series of motherboards with chips FCH F1A75 (Fusion Controller Hub) and designed to accommodate AMD A75 APU Llano A-Series. With these solutions focuses on ASUS overclocking features, the presence of a UEFI BIOS and proprietary technologies such as DIP, DIGI + VRM and auto-tuning.


Gaming Laptops: Toshiba Qosmio X770-series: 3D gaming notebooks

The core of the notebook is an Intel Quad-Core i7 processor (2.0 GHz / 2.9 GHz) of the second generation (Sandy Bridge). They have, in addition to the first in Toshiba notebooks Nvidia GeForce GTX 560M graphics card used with 1.5 GDDR5, eight gigabytes and a built-in Blu-ray player. The new Qosmio models can convert 2D into 3D DVDs and stream via the HDMI interface to an external 3D screen.

In both models, solid-state hybrid hard drives with 500 GB of standard memory and four gigabytes of flash memory are integrated - which speeded up, particularly the boot process. For the sound, the Toshiba notebook Harman Kardon stereo speakers and a. The keyboard is focused on playing: She has red backlight and an easy-Control Bar, the important gaming functions such as volume and brightness controls.

Ericsson phone to 1 Gbit / s 4G

Ericsson, a pioneer of mobile telephony has just made an impressive demonstration of the capabilities of LTE Advanced, that is the real 4G (LTE "not advanced" for its part is the 3.9 g). Ericsson's engineers have achieved a throughput of almost 1 Gbit / s between a base station and a van in motion. Let us recall some comparison data: 3G caps typically 384 kbit / s, the 3G has now reached 21 Mbit / s in the cities lucky.

The first Apple computer without Thunderbolt

Sony just introduced its new ultra portable, the VAIO Z, which has the distinction of having a variant of the Thunderbolt owner that connects the computer to the Media Power Dock contains an external graphics card and a Blu-ray. Instead of port Mini Display Port, it uses a modified USB port, but the firm says although it is the architecture code by the name of Light that allows Peak to channel four PCI-Express (see "Thunderbolt: 10 gigabit / s, 10 W, Light Peak").

Smartphone with 3-D feature: LG P920 Optimus 3D

The LG Optimus 3D provides three-dimensional images without special glasses annoying. The 3D effect is created by a special coating on the 10.9 inch large screen, which is only active in 3D mode. The capacitive touch screen offers 480x800 pixel LCD. 3D photos and videos you create using the two cameras, each having one out of five.

In summary, the 3D content in the so-called "3D Guide Menu". By linking the 3D channel of 3D movies, download your video into high portal. Not so dull Wackler the quality of the 3D movies, 3D video stabilizer ensures that the "shaky" camera-handling is balanced. Pictures and movies transferred over to the HDMI 1.4 interface to 3D flat-screen TVs and PC monitors.

Thunderbolt Windows 7, it works very badly

Apple has given some information about the management of Thunderbolt on the MacBook Pro and iMac 2011 with Windows 7, the operating system from Microsoft. And the least we can say is that there are many limitations. First, the use of devices Thunderbolt two unexpected effects: The ExpressCard slot is not usable in conjunction with Thunderbolt, it's one or the other, and it is impossible to go to sleep if Windows 7 a device is plugged.

Mac OS X Lion launched before July 19

The imminent release of Mac OS X Lion is not a surprise in itself, the OS is still in its fourth beta version. But in recent days a number of sources is likely to give a precise launch date around mid-July. You should know that Apple has a habit of revealing important products shortly financial results.

But the second quarter results to be presented July 19. The output of Lion would have held before, but when exactly? Rumor vote for Thursday, July 14. Yes, but Apple likes to launch on Tuesday. July 12, then? Yes, 15 or so on Friday. Why not just 19 on Tuesday? Seriously, the launch of Lion should coincide with a refresh of the MacBook Air.

SuperTalent TeraDrivePT3 now available

SuperTalent announces the launch of its new SSD called TeraDrivePT3 incorporates the SATA 3.0 interface and overcome the barrier of 500Mb / s in both reading and writing. The new SSD TeraDrivePT3 comes with the controller SandForce 2200, SATA 3.0 and flash technologies such ONFiTM. With all the new SSD SuperTalent has managed to reach and exceed the number of 500Mb / s in both reading and writing.

First pictures of Llano "box" of AMD

While APU Llano "desktop" should be formalized by AMD as of June 30, the first pictures of boxes of these processors are to emerge on the canvas. Qk123 site. com has indeed been able to photograph the boxes of APU A8 and A6-3850-3650 in a Japanese retailer, which has clearly not wanted to wait until Thursday to sell its first APU.

The A8-3850 is a reminder for APU comprising four x86 cores clocked at 2.9 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache and a Radeon HD 6550D (400 SP) operating at 600 MHz. The A6-3650 is a quad-core model, but only with a frequency of 2.6 GHz. The integrated graphics - a Radeon HD 6530D with 320 SP - is also clocked at 443 MHz.

After Mango Microsoft thinks to Tango

The code name of the next Windows 7 Phone is Tango. He will succeed Mango and would be the last major update of the operating system before Apollo would be the code name for Windows Phone 8. The information comes from DigiTimes in a new detailing the new relationship between Nokia and Compal, an assembler, which also makes smart phones from HP, Motorola and Acer.

Tango is expected early next year and Apollo should be marketed in late 2012. In addition to unveiling plans for Microsoft, DigiTimes says that the transition from Windows Phone Nokia should strengthen its relationship with Compal will manufacture more than for the Finnish smartphones in 2012.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

LCD TV with LED technology: Samsung UE40D6510

The 100-centimeter screen (40 inches) of UE40D6510 Samsung is equipped with LED technology, the LEDs sit on the screen edges (Edge LED). Which the display is 1920x1080. Samsung is the refresh rate as so-called "Clear Motion Rate" with 400 Hertz, which is calculated based on intermediate images only "real" 100 hertz is.

In the case of receiver stuck / -C/-S, the latter two also receive HD programming. A cable tuner is of course one of the party. (Not included) with shutter glasses, the viewer can see on the Samsung films in 3D. Experience shows that it looks better in 3D leaked material than TV shows, which bring the television from 2D to 3D umrechnet.Über a network jack or the built-in wireless receiver for Internet applications on the screen.

Flat screen TVs: Toshiba 46WL768G: Large 3-D TV

To 117 inches diagonal (46 inches) and in full HD resolution brings the Toshiba 46WL768G your favorite movies on the screen. The high contrast ratio of 7,000,000:1 (dynamic, according to the manufacturer) and the fleet of six milliseconds, provide a crisp presentation. The frame rate is 200 hertz. Toll: The Toshiba 46WL768G supports DVB-T, DVB-C (HD) and DVB-S (HD).

The device measures 109.2 x73, 5x28, 8 inches including feet and weighs 24.5 kg. Various connections are available: four HDMI 1.4 jacks, and USB 2.0. Furthermore, network jack, and wireless and a CI-Plus interface board. The Toshiba 46WL768G represents 3D content - the need for shutter glasses for watching television is.

AOC: LCD screen 21.5 "powered via the USB

Presented a few days ago, at the CEA Line News Show York, e2251FWu manufacturer AOC should reach the market as early as next August. With a slab of 21.5-inch display capable of full HD resolution and benefiting from a response time of 5 ms, this LCD has the distinction of being powered via a USB port.

The contrast ratio reached in 1000: 1, while the brightness peaks at 200 cd / m². The technical characteristics of the e2251FWu are not extraordinary, but in return the consumption of the display must be particularly low. One can even imagine using it mobile, directly powered by a laptop.

ASRock Z68 combines chipset and PCI-Express 3.0

ASRock recently announced the Fatal1ty Professional Gen3 Z68, a motherboard based on an Intel chipset Z68 but also embarking PEX8608 PLX controller, making it compatible PCI-Express 3.0. Sandy Bridge processors that support socket LGA 1155 on this motherboard are two PCI-Express 3.0 x16, the third PCI-Express 16x is type 2.0.

There are also two PCI-Express x1, two PCI connectors and four DDR3-2133. The Fatal1ty Professional Gen3 Z68 has a floor of 18-phase power and has six ports SATA 6 Gbps ports and four SATA 3 Gbps. Two Gigabit Ethernet controllers are present, as well as FireWire and audio controllers 7.1.

Two new GeForce GTX 5xx mobile

The catalog of graphics cards for the mobile market expands with the arrival of two new models: the GeForce GTX 570M and 580M. Support for DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.1, these cards support CUDA technology course, PhysX, SLI and 3D Vision Optimus. The GTX 580M features a GPU clocked at 620 MHz and 384 CUDA cores running at 1240 MHz, accompanied by 2 GB (maximum) of GDDR5 memory at 750 MHz on a 256-bit bus.

LaCie CloudBox: Save your data in the cloud

LaCie now offers a new model of external hard drive with the function of saving the data on your internal hard drive or directly on the Internet. Lacie CloudBox The new design has a well-known brand LaCie, inside is hard disk with a capacity of 100GB, while it may seem small is not the main virtue of this external hard drive, its real power is based on making copies directly on the Internet.

The Black Eyed Peas Experience: New dance game from Ubisoft

With the title Ubisoft brings the extraordinary choreography of the currently most popular hip-hop bands in the virtual world. The dancing game released for Wii and Xbox 360 and, according to the French publisher will contain the most famous pieces of tape. On the Microsoft console requires the title of the motion control Kinect.

As in the previous "Michael Jackson - The Experience" follow in "The Black Eyed Peas Experience" known from the music video dance steps and movements. Information about a potential Ubisoft Release date not yet known.

Nvidia introduces the GTX 580M, the most powerful notebook GPU

After teasing Ave attention with this teaser, Nvidia has officially comes out, and the GTX 580M. We face the most powerful mobile GPU devoted to gaming ever created. The technical specifications are discrete GPU generation-end performance (impressive considering that we are ready for a product for laptops!) And will include the integration of CUDA 384 Cores combined with 2GB of GDDR5 video memory with 256-bit bus.

New Super Phone "Nexus Prime": 1.5 GHz and 4.0 Android

That the successor is expected during the fall of 2011 hit the market. Now, on Monday released the new guesses: The smartphone will be manufactured by Samsung and could be called "Nexus Prime" bear. It runs the Android operating system 4.0, code-named "Ice Cream Sandwich." The screen is a "super AMOLED HD" display with a 1028x720 pixels of.

The processor should be a one 1.5-gigahertz processor OMAP4460 (Dual Core) by. Prime is controlled only by software, missing buttons or knobs. Combining the rumors in recent weeks that have grown up around the new Nexus Prime, you get a smartphone with a powerful dual-core processor, and the Android operating system 4.0, which is being developed for smart phones and tablet PCs, and probably appear to coincide with the Nexus Prime is.

AirPort 2011: Apple multiplies the power of Wi-Fi

At a time when the waves  are controversial, as our record shows, Apple "innovated" the new generation of AirPort Extreme cases increases the transmit power in Wi-Fi In fact, Apple recently changed the boundaries and if the specifications appear identical, there is a big difference in power.

The FCC, which validates the products to be sold on American soil, indicates that 2.4 GHz - the frequency band used by 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n - the power from 130 mW (in 11n) to 260 mW. In 11g, you go from 143 to 307 mW and 286 to 257 (decrease) in 11b. When working in the 5 GHz band, for a higher rate, going from 139 to 392 mW (11n/40 MHz), 164 to 337 mW (11n/20 MHz) and 202 to 322 MHz when using the highly confidential (in Europe) 11a.

Dead Space 2: New PC patch brings DirectX 11 support

Similar storms like graphics cheers for publication of the first "Crysis" title so far not solved the continuation of. The main reason for this are the versions for PS3 and Xbox 360, which forced the developers to make compromises in the optics, a document is the lack of support from 11 But Crytek screwed after the start of the title on to "Crysis 2" and published on 27 June 2011 to 1.9.

After this one includes the missing DirectX 11 support. Thus, to the graphics of the game according to significantly improve computer performance: motion blur, visibility, shadows or water presentations then act detail. Crytek released for the 'Crysis 2 ". This update brings the long-awaited support for DirectX 11 and drilled on the appearance of the title again.

Apple is going to make its processors also

According to Merrill Lynch Dan Heyler Taipei, which is cited by DigiTimes, and sources of Ars Technica, Apple should ask TSMC to build its processor A6, because he suspects Samsung, the founder of its current chips, is stealing its secrets. This news comes the same time that Apple has filed a complaint before a court in South Korea, accusing Samsung of having copied the iPhone and iPad.

From the A3, the first ARM chip designed by the firm at the apple, Apple processors are manufactured by Samsung. However, since the beginning of the year, rumors suggest that a rapprochement between TSMC and Cupertino is increasingly imminent. The Taiwanese did not manufacture the A5, as some have suggested, but it is possible that the collaboration starts with the next generation of chip that is etched into 28 nm.

Windows 8 RTM it would come out in April 2012?

Microsoft could publish all versions of Windows 8 RTM in April 2012 according to ZDnet, citing a "trusted source". The publisher has the intention to publish a beta in mid-September, a release candidate around January 2012 and the final four months later. If this rumor up out of the RTM earlier than expected, it is not impossible.

It also means that Windows 8 will be ready for the new school year, a boom that is synonymous with renewal machine. We recall that Microsoft had released Windows 7 RTM in July 2009 and that he had sold the boxed version in October 2009. An RTM in April for an August or September marketing remains in the tradition.

GTX 560Ti SoC rev.2: Gigabyte change the cooling system

Gigabyte has released the second revision of the GeForce GTX 560 video card you (SoC Super Overclocked). With the first revision of the Taiwanese manufacturer has lowered the clock speed of 1000MHz for the GPU GF114 950MH, z to solve a problem of stability and consumption, with the second going to change the cooling system to increase the 'efficiency and low noise .

Instead of the conventional two 80mm fans are two solutions LP 100mm diameter mounted on a new radiator with heapipes. The PCB has changed and now it is shorter.

Mysterious Nvidia mobile GPU coming

It 'just been uploaded on YouTube a video showing a notebook equipped with two "mysterious" nVidia mobile GPU to run Crysis 2 updated DirectX 11 with 1080p resolution Ultra and details to more than 30fps. It 'not that there are two 560M GTX in SLI, this is something "more powerful", but what? ...

Crysis 2: DirectX 11 Ultra Upgrade Available

Crytek, in collaboration with nVidia has finally released the long-awaited update for the PC version of Crysis 2 which introduces full support for DirectX 11. The update consists of three steps: Download and install the patch 1.9 (136MB). The purchased versions of EA Origin of Steam and will update automatically.

Download and install the package DX11 Ultra Upgrade (546MB) Download and install the package High resolution textures (1.7GB) The high resolution texture pack is to double the resolution / detail textures, quadrupling the memory requirements of the game. For this reason requires a 64-bit operating system and a graphics card with 1GB of VRAM.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Linux on ARM: 300% faster with FPU

A company specializing in smartbooks, Genesi, today announced that it was possible to increase the performance of some devices by modifying the Linux distribution used. The gain, in some cases may reach 300%. And it is "simple": just use the FPU. Explain. In a processor, we find a unit that works on integers, but also a unit that works on floating point numbers, which allows for geometric calculations (for example).

Update on 28 June: AntiVir: Avira supplies from Service Pack 2

Similar to the program also provides collections of Windows Service Pack 2 for more stability and bug fixes AntiVir in the software. In addition, improved manufacturer Avira's heuristic detection of pests. With WebGuard holds a function in the free version of AntiVir catchment, which was previously reserved for premium users.

SP2 AntiVir protects you from malicious websites. The catch: WebGuard directed an additional bar in your browser, which can not be removed separately. On 28 June Avira presents the Service Pack 2 as an automatic update that begins AntiVir independently by downloading the new program content.

More than seven million songs via App

Sony's online service, "" contains over seven million music titles. They are completely stored on Sony's servers and accessed anytime, anywhere - Internet connection required. Previously had only owners of Internet-enabled home theater and PC products (such as Sony or notebook computer) to access the offer.

Xbox 360: Microsoft Works on a free-to-play model?

The greed-is-cool-age are free, gratis and for nothing that the measure of all things. In the gaming industry is the appropriate magic formula: Free-to-play. In this model, each producer to finance their games for free, and available exclusively on the sale of items such as new clothes, weapons or potions in the game - so-called micro-transactions.

On the PC, this funding model is now commonplace. Valve announced about mid-June 2011 on the Action Game "" distribute for free for PC. On the gaming consoles, the free-to-play model is not yet used. After one could change this, however. As the business side, announced that Microsoft is working with some game developers at an appropriate service for the Xbox 360 How big is the kernel of truth behind this message is remains unclear.

Gigabyte updates its GeForce GTX 560 Ti SOC

The manufacturer Gigabyte has just updated its GV-N560SO-1GI-950 or GeForce GTX 560 Overclock Super Ti for short. If the frequency of the GPU is still 950 MHz and that of 384 CUDA cores and gigabytes of GDDR5 memory does not change over the current GeForce GTX 560 Ti SOC (respectively 1900 MHz and 1145 MHz), the system cooling, however, was slightly revised and corrected.

This embeds V2.0 indeed a cooler consists of a massive aluminum radiator, crossed by several copper heat pipes and topped by two 100 mm fans (hopefully), slightly sloping. Classics DVI (x2) and HDMI are of course still present.

Super Talent TeraDrive PT3: over 500 MB / s

The manufacturer Super Talent has announced the launch of TeraDrive PT3, a model of the 2.5-inch SSD-based controller SandForce SF-2200 and enjoying a 6 Gbps SATA interface. Using NAND flash memory chips MLC (ONFiTM DDR), the course TeraDrive PT3 supports the TRIM command, like any self-respecting recent SSD.

It is also capable of reaching speeds in excess of 500 MB / s sequential read like writing. The performance 4K random writes, however, are unknown. Available in capacities of 60 GB, 120 GB, 240 GB and 480 GB, the TeraDrive PT3 does not yet have money.

Creative Aurvana In-Ear3

Creative Technology Aurvana his family extends a pair of in-ear earphones. The new model is Creative Aurvana In-Ear3 with two "dual balanced armature" drivers per side feature, which will deliver high-fidelity sound reproduction. Each side is a driver for the display of higher frequencies and a low for the intended.

In addition comes a patent pending acoustical separation is used, which is to ensure that highs, mids and lows only in the ear to combine an optimum sound resolution. Particular attention is placed on the manufacturer, the shielding of ambient noise: The aim is also to soft music volume to be heard no outside noise.

3D smartphone: HTC EVO 3D

The HTC EVO 3D is equipped with a 1.2 gigahertz strong Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor. In addition to HTC Sense 3D menus and are providing an enhanced, integrated active screen lock, which enables direct access to some functions, such as email, instant messaging or social networks. With the "HTC Watch" To access pay movies.

How the active lock screen and HTC Watch works in detail, refer to the .3 D effects to pictures and videos are thanks to a 10.9 cm (4.3 inch) screen with QHD resolution (540x960 pixels) without additional glasses visible. The dual camera of the smartphone takes five to 3D and 3D with two megapixels.

Tablet PC: Archos 101 G9: Strong ten-inch Tablet

When Archos 101 G9 provides a 1.5-gigahertz processor ("OMAP4" Dual-Core) for speed in applications. The internal memory comes from Seagate, and 250 data records. The display measures ten (Resolution: 1280x800 pixels). The Tablet PC supports full HD video (1920x1080 pixels). There is a mini-HDMI socket that allows you transfer high resolution video to a TV around.

Wireless surfing works via WiFi. ARCHOS continues its "multimedia app suite" to support codecs, formats and subtitles. Android 3.1 () is installed. And the Google suite of mobile apps are available. A special feature is the insertion slot for the optional 3G stick. The stick is plugged into the rear USB port of your Archos 101 G9.

Apple sued Samsung in South Korea

Apple throws in front of Samsung as in the U.S., smart phones and tablets with the Google Android operating system technologies and design of its copy of the iPhone and iPad tablet computer. Among other things, Samsung has stolen the idea of being able to go with the longer pressing an icon on the screen of the device the function mode.

Apple wants to reach, therefore, that production and sales of the model range of Samsung would be stopped by court order. In a suit by Apple in April in California, the South Koreans had responded with its own patent litigation in South Korea, Japan and Germany. Apple claims that Samsung has "slavishly" Technology and Design and copied.

Five motherboards A75 (FM1) in ASRock

The launch of AMD's APU Llano is imminent, the motherboard manufacturers unveil one after the other their range of compatible motherboards. ASRock has just announced the arrival on the market for five models of motherboards for the APU. Based on a chipset A75, of course they have a socket FM1. Occupying a floor of an eight phase power, the A75 Extreme6 represents the model more upmarket.

ATX format, this motherboard has four DDR3 connectors and three PCI-Express x16 CrossFireX compatible (8x/8x/4x) and Dual Graphics. Eight SATA 6 Gbps ports are available as well as USB 3.0 controllers, audio 7.1 and Gigabit Ethernet. VGA and HDMI are also present. The A75 includes the Pro4 Extreme6 features of the model, apart from the power stage (4 +1 phases) and the number of PCI-Express which passes only two (x16/x4).

LG 32LD420: Inexpensive 32-inch TV

The LG 32LD420 has a full HD resolution 1920x1080 pixels and is on his 32-inch screen (81 inches) from. His reaction time is four milliseconds. Provides for crisp images, the dynamic contrast ratio (60,000:1, according to the manufacturer). Network functions, there is none. Despite the low price offers LG 32LD420 already two digital TV receivers, one for DVB-T (aerial) and another for DVB-C (cable).

Star Wars Galaxies: the end of the online role-playing game

Good vs. Evil, Jedi against Sith - the battle for the fate of the universe is as old as the power itself since 2003, finds this argument not only in a far, far away galaxy, but as an online role-playing game "Star Wars Galaxies" on home PCs instead. But as LucasArts and Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) now, making the 15th December 2011 as deadline.

he doors Server. The reasons are not known. The assumption that LucasArts make room for the new online role-playing game "Star Wars - The Old Republic" will be creating, but close. For a further indication points to a release of "The Old Republic" for the Christmas season through 2011.

Available the heatsink Scythe Mugen 3

Scythe has announced the availability on the European market heatsink Mugen 3. Like the two previous models, we find the operating principle of technology-based MAPS (Multiple Airflow pass-through structure), but this time the structure of the heat sink is slightly different. No more than 5 independent mini-radiators, but larger units 4 through 6 from a total of heapipes copper.

A PWM fan "Slip Stream" 120mm, operating at speeds varying between 300 and 1600 RPM (9.60 ~ 32.15 dBA) is responsible for disposing of heat between the thin aluminum fins. The Scythe Mugen 3 has dimensions of 130 x 100 x 158 mm and weighs 825g and is compatible with AMD socket AM2/AM2 + / AM3/AM3 + and Intel LGA775/1155/1156/1366.

Retail Box of Chinese channels on the Llano APU

Appeared in the Chinese market retail packs of the first APU AMD "Llano". Thye featured models belong to the series A8 and A6-3800-3600: with an integrated quad-core and, respectively, the iGPU 6550D (400SPs) and 6530D (320SPs). Officially, these products are only on display but not yet purchased. The shops in Hong Kong confirmed the availability between June 30 and July 1 along with the motherboard socket FM1.

Core i7-980 Extreme

Intel has released a Core i7-980. The only difference with the Extreme Edition (Core i7-980X) is that it does not have an unlocked multiplier and the QPI is a bit slower. It therefore fills in part the void left by the death of the X until the arrival of Sandy Bridge-E that will populate the top of the table by the end of the year (see "Intel Core i7 four and 10 Xeon disappear").

This news confirms what we told you last week in our current "Core i7 980: the X makes the difference." Core i7-980 takes the place of the i7-970. It will cost much less than the Extreme version since it will be sold at $ 583, against $ 999 for the 980X. The new model is aimed primarily at owners of a 1366 map LGA wishing to update their configuration without changing the motherboard.

Refresh the heatsink Prolimatech Megahalems the series Black

Prolimatech presented version of the famous Black heatsink Megahalems. It is not just a cosmetic update with the heatsink painted black but a mini-review that provides a base of contact rilappata CPU, a new mounting system for socket AM2/AM2 + AMD and Intel LGA775/1155/1156/1366 / AM3 CPUs and a new set of hooks 120mm and 140mm.

Recall that the structure has a double Prolimatech heatsink with dimensions of 130 x 74 x 158.7 mm and weighs 790g and uses 6 heatpipes nickel plated copper with a diameter of 6mm. The price is 54.90 Euro Black Edition (standalone fanless).

Nokia abandons MeeGo

In an interview with Finnish daily Helsingin Sanomat, the PD G Nokia said it was abandoning MeeGo smartphone, even if it appears that the operating system is a success in the N9 week presented last. Stephen Elop thus proclaims his loyalty to Windows Phone that will clearly become the preferred operating system of the firm.

This position is not a surprise. The presentation of the N9 to the press was a success and the first impressions were very positive. However, the PD G suddenly decided to divert attention from its smartphone MeeGo presenting a phone near the N9 shipping a Windows version 7 Phone Mango and meet code-named Sea Ray.

CPU-Z 1.5: Support in Llano and Bulldozer

CPUID has released version 1.58 of the known hardware identification tool for CPU-Z. This release presents the updated internal database with the families of Llano APU and CPU socket FM1 Zambezi ("Bulldozer") + AM3, AMD and introduces preliminary support for processors SandyBridge LGA-EP-2011 from Intel.

The download is available in our software section at this address. Release notes: FX AMD "Bulldozer" family processors (K15) Llano AMD processors family (K12)-EP processors Intel's Sandy Bridge Preliminary support

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet and ready the new IdeaPad K1

A dealer of Lenovo said that the manufacturer will unveil the new ThinkPad Tablet ThinkPad Tablet K1 and later this week. Both models should be based on Android operating system, although there are possibilities that the ThinkPad, definitely designed for business environments, can use Windows. The IdeaPad K1 is none other than the model shown barnacles several times but never marketed, with the Android operating system 3, 10-inch screen with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels and NVIDIA Tegra platform 2.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Asus Eee Transformer Pad

Asus introduced the Eee Pad Transformer an innovative model in Asus tablets, you can enjoy it as a tablet equipped with Android 3.0 and NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core, and can also be used as a laptop just plug the Docking Station. The Eee Transformer Pad is a perfect model for users who want leisure and work anywhere, with a high quality multimedia features.

Compatible with Adobe Flash 10.2. IPS has a screen, two cameras and his amazing keyboard standard size Docking Station, which features two USB ports, SD card reader and the ability to increase battery life up to 16 hours. The first units incorporate Android 3.0 Honeycomb, being able to upgrade to version 3.1, now available for download.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Arctic Cooling introduces new graphics card cooler, the Accelero Twin Turbo II

Accelero Twin Turbo II is capable of cooling to 160W, also includes the new thermal paste adhesive G-1. The new heatsink weighs less than 1kg (900 g) and has dimensions of 217 x 122 x 53 mm, has a single block of 35 sheets of aluminum, connected to the base with 5 copper heatpipes 6mm.

F1A75-V EVO and Pro: Asus Llano

Asus has launched two motherboards with a socket for FM1 and therefore the Llano of AMD: the F1A75 and F1A75-V EVO V-Pro. Both based on a chipset A75, both ATX format cards have the latest technology from Asus (Intelligent Dual Processors 2, DIGI + VRM BIOS or UEFI). Relatively similar, these two cards have four connectors DDR3, seven SATA ports (six SATA 6 Gbps) ports and three PCI-Express 16x (only two on the Pro), CrossFireX compatible.

Enermax: the power supply at 1.5 kilowatts MaxRevo

Enermax has added two new models of power supplies to its catalog: the 1350W and 1500W MaxRevo. A version of 1200W "only" should also be provided by the manufacturer. Intended, by Enermax, the configurations 'gamers' high-end, these power supplies - announced earlier this month at CeBIT - are 80Plus certified Gold and show a maximum efficiency of 94%.

Fully modular power supplies have two six +12 V rails and multiple safeguards against surges and short circuits. 13.9 cm fan operating at a speed between 900 and 2000 rpm is responsible for his side to cool the components.

Friday, June 24, 2011

Micron: slight decline in sales

The manufacturer Micron has just released its financial results for its third fiscal quarter 2011, which ended on June 2. Revenues reached $ 2.13 billion, slightly down from last year. Earnings reached for his $ 75 million, up slightly from the second quarter (72 million) but well below the profit of $ 939 million recorded a year ago.

According to Micron, the revenue decline was due to falling sales of DRAM (which results in a decrease of 7% of revenues) and by the contraction of 5% of revenues generated by sales of NAND flash memory due to lower average chips.

Archos G9: the shelves at 1.5 GHz

Archos yesterday presented its new range of shelves, with three generation models 9. Four models will be part of the two models and two 8-inch by 10.1 inches. While all manufacturers today (almost) use a chip Tegra 2-1 GHz in their Tablet, Archos highlights the fact that it uses a Texas Instrument OMAP4, which can reach 1.5 GHz.

The data sheet is not very clear on speed, but obviously the entry-level models will just 1 GHz. The GPU used is the classic PowerVR SGX540, level of ULP GeForce Tegra 2 and about four times slower than the iPad SGX543MP2 2. Good news, Archos will integrate Android 3.1 (or 3.2, it is not clear) and the shelves will have access to the Android Market.

LaCie CloudBox: hard drive and Online Backup

With CloudBox, LaCie is trying to provide a definitive answer to the problem of the backup. This hard drive offers indeed a function of automatic duplication of data assigned to a remote server in the "cloud". The CloudBox unfortunately offers only a limited capacity to 100 GB, both for its internal hard drive and storage space online.

Its interest lies principally in the automation of the process: no need to launch an application in the background on your computer or start thinking about yourself backup, Gigabit Ethernet CloudBox connected to your LAN does it all once a day. Online backups are encrypted before transmission via a 128-bit AES algorithm and unlike DropBox, for example, LaCie does not know your encryption key.

Action game for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360: Brink: PC patch fixes several problems

The current recharges automatically download when you log in with your Steam account with the online service. In addition to the take developers Splash Damage also other areas of the breast: Among other things, are suddenly disappearing player models and problems in observer mode of the past. Also, the volume of voice communication, regulate the future itself, the makers also solve some problems regarding the network speed: cross-platform play will not only run faster, even the annoying lag when shooting action fixes the update.

LG 47LX9500: 3D TV with 400-hertz technology

The LG 47LX9500 has a Full HD 1920x1080 resolution and are therefore out of 47 on his screen (119 inches). The reaction time is two milliseconds, the refresh rate 400 Hz (400 frames per second). The dynamic contrast ratio (up to 10,000,000:1 according to the manufacturer) provides for crisp images. On board are CI-Plus interface, USB 2.0, HDMI 1.4, Scart, VGA, network jack.

Thanks to the latter (or, alternatively, via Wi-Fi adapter) you can access with the LG 47LX9500 on internet platforms such as or. The TV also plays MP3, JPEG from and DivX files. If an optional TV camera used Skype video calling is possible. With the LG 47LX9500 receive (broadcast TV) and cable television (DVB-C).

4G Systems oneTab: Cheap Android Tablet

4G Systems installed a 650-megahertz processor (Rock chip) and 512 RAM. Music, Videos & Co. found on the two gigabytes of internal memory, which can be expanded via microSD card to a maximum of 32 gigabyte. There is a 1.3-megapixel front camera, two USB ports and a headphone jack.

The oneTab a seven-inch display offers a resistive touchscreen technology with 800x480 resolution. Android 2.1  is used as the operating system. According to the manufacturer assures the built-in battery operation for more than eight hours. For comparison: the going out after about 16 hours of juice.

Digital Camera News: Pentax announces compact system camera with interchangeable lenses

Pentax announces the "Q" on a new camera system that can be equipped with different lenses. At just 9.8 × 5.8 × 3.1 centimeters, the model reminds you more of a compact camera. The magnesium-alloy chassis weighs just 200 grams including battery Pentax has taken over not only the dimensions of a compact camera, but also uses a typical species for this camera CMOS sensor (size 1 / 2, 33 inches).

GIGABYTE Announces Revision 3.1 to Support AMD FX

GigaByte announced a new review for motherboards GA-M52LT-D3P Association GA-M68MT-and GA-M68MT D3P-S2P to add support for new processors with socket AM3 +, the new AMD FX. The plates AM3 + Gigabyte already incorporate the new socket AM3 + with support for the next FX series processors from AMD, the industry's first consumer-oriented market with native 8-core AMD.

You also incorporates the new AM3 + 'Black Socket', providing support for the upcoming FX series AMD processors as well as backward compatibility with AMD Athlon Phenom II AM3 II family. AM3 + 'Black Socket' also provides greater efficiency and improved heat dissipation. Motherboards equipped with "Black Socket" are as follows.

ARES kit by Apacer DDR3-2133 Memory 8GB (2x4GB)

The Taiwan Apacer Technology has upgraded its family of high performance RAM ARES with a new kit from the total capacity of 8GB. The kit, specifically designed for demanding gamers and overclocking enthusiasts, using two 4GB modules selected and tested on Intel P55/67 and Z68 to run in dual channel at a frequency of 2133MHz with latencies access 9-11-9-27 and supply voltage of 1.65v.

The modules are cooled by a heatsink attached to the flashy heatspreaders via a single heatpipe. This solution improves the dissipation of heat when operating off-specification (and overclocking overvolt). ARES kit DDR3-2133 8GB is guaranteed for life, but at the moment we do not know the details on price and availability.

Shown the first Nokia smartphone with Windows 7 Phone

During a major press event held by Nokia's CEO Stephen Elop has shown to the public the new smartphone "Sea Ray" begging the audience not to take photos or video. Someone forgot to turn off the camcorder thus resuming what is referred to as the first product born from the collaboration of the Finnish company with Microsoft.

Sea Ray puts together the best of Nokia, a terminal very similar to N9, and the best of Redmond when it comes to mobile operating system, Windows 7 Phone - Mango. The smartphone features a slim chassis with the touch screen topped with a curved glass panel produced by Gorilla glass. In the event has not been any mention of when and whether the terminal will be available, but probably the time for the marketing of the first Nokia phone with Windows Phone will be shortened.

Apple joined the Bluetooth SIG consortium

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced that Apple and Nordic Semiconductor joined its Executive Committee which already has major players such as Lenovo, Intel, Motorola, Microsoft and Toshiba. The Bluetooth SIG oversees the development of Bluetooth standards and the licensing and exploitation rights to manufacturers.

This is a private, nonprofit headquartered in Kirkland, Washington in the United States. Dr. Michael Foley, director of the Bluetooth SIG, states the "ambitious goal to deliver five billion devices (Bluetooth, Ed) in 2015." It happens, however, to ignore the reasons why the two companies to enter the ranks of the consortium.

Asus ROG Matrix GTX 580: Exclusive Overclocking Technology

Asus presents the new graphics card family with ROG Matrix in launching the GTX 580, has unique features for overclocking and a special design. This new features ROG Matrix GTX 580 clock speed 816MHz and 1.5GB of GDDR5 memory at 4.8GHz. It also includes hardware-based tools and ProbeIt TweakIt to adjust the speed of the components, and the Safe Mode button to automatically retrieve and secure setting at any time.

LA Noire will arrive on PC in Autumn

It will be released in autumn, with enhanced graphics and 3D support, the PC version of LA Noire. The game, already available on Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles since May 20, has received positive reviews and Rockstar Games has confirmed this to port to PC. The conversion was entrusted to the subsidiary Rockstar Leeds.

We recall that LA Noire is an action-adventure game developed by Team Bondi and investigative Rockstar Games, which sees the player to interpret the role of Detective Cole Phelps in Los Angeles of the '40s. Developed by Rockstar Leeds and built to run on a wide range of PCs, LA Noire's robust customization features includes keyboard and gamepad remapping functionality to optimize and customize both performance and user experience.

The PlayStation 3 and the Blu-ray limitations

Sony just announced a new PlayStation, the CECH-3000B. It's almost the twentieth revision of the console hardware (including changes in hard disk capacity) and the new model is more "green." The console includes a 320 GB hard drive and from 3 pounds to 2.6 pounds. Consumption is also down, with a power of 200 W instead of 230 W.

The console does not change the price, but Sony has built a small change in the reading of Blu-ray: It is mandatory to use the digital output (HDMI) to play Blu-ray in 1080p. If one tries to read a Blu-ray (or AACS protected content) on the analog output (YUV), the flow is automatically limited to 480i.

A doped GTX 570 RAM in PoV

After EVGA is the turn of the manufacturer of Point of View GeForce GTX 570 launch equipped with 2.5 GB of memory, double the conventional models. Carrying a GPU clocked at 732 MHz and equipped with 480 CUDA cores running at 1464 MHz, the GTX 570 is equipped with 2.5 GB of GDDR5 memory running at 950 MHz on a 320-bit bus. Compatible with 3-way SLI, this card has DVI (x2), HDMI and DisplayPort, and a system of dual-slot cooling.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Lian Li PC-A05FN: but what does the power supply here?

Lian Li has launched its PC-A05FN, a housing means all-aluminum tower, showing dimensions of 210 x 385 x 500 mm with a weight of 4.4 kg on the scale. Available in two colors (silver and black), PC-A05FN has two bays and three 5.25-inch format 3.5-inch slots. It also has the classic audio and USB connectors (including USB 3.0) on the front, and two 120 mm fans are placed respectively at the front and back of the case.