Desktop Systems Guide
Adding to today's DDR4 options such as those from ADATA and Corsair, Kingston's HyperX division is introducing its Predator DDR4 kits. Available starting this month, the kits will be available at frequencies ranging from 2133MHz to 3000MHz.
Months after teasing its X99 motherboard at Computex 2014, MSI completely unraveled its X99 series in line with the release of Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processors and DDR4 memory modules. MSI named five models.
Corsair and ASUS jointly announced the availability of their respective offerings designed to support Intel's Core i7 Extreme Edition processors. These are the Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4, and ASUS's X99-Deluxe and Rampage V Extreme.
Gigabyte shows that it is ready for the coming of Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processors and DDR4 memory modules by revealing the motherboard models of its X99 series. The lineup is composed of nine different models.
Clad in a "black diamond" housing, the ASUS RT-N18U is a wireless router that can handle up to 300,000 concurrent data sessions, offer up to 600Mbps wireless speed, and provide ultra-fast LAN-based connection.
Based on AMD's GCN architecture, the latest family of FirePro professional graphics cards consists of the W9100, W8100, W2100, W4100, W5100, and the W7100. These cards are aimed toward CAD, animation, and engineering professionals.
ADATA has two lines of DDR4 memory modules: the Premier DDR4 2133 Unbuffered DIMM and the XPG Z1 DDR4 Overclocking Memory. These memory modules are designed to support Intel Haswell-E CPUs and Intel X99 motherboards.
Codenamed "Threshold", Windows 9, Microsoft's next-generation OS, will feature a mini Start menu and an early version of Cortana, according to some reports. The latest rumors are suggesting that Microsoft might unveil the OS on September 30.
Collaborating with OCZ/Toshiba, AMD announced its foray into the storage market by introducing its Radeon R7 solid-state drives. The new SSDs will be available in 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB storage capacities.
Aiming to expand its presence in the Southeast Asian region, China-based Kimtigo is bringing its products to the region, including the KTA-350 SSD. It is available in storage capacities of up to 480GB and promises fast performance.