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Continue with cooling: ZM80D-HP and ZM-RHS1

Elsa unveils Fire GL V7100, V5100, V3200, V3100 PCI-E cards

Apple AirPort Express: USB print server, WLAN repeater and bridge

Continue with cooling: ZM80D-HP and ZM-RHS1

Korean Zalman showcased its new developments for graphics cards, ZM80D-HP and ZM-RHS1. The former is an aluminium passive cooling that differs from preceding ZM-80C-HP by additional heat pipe made of gilded copper increased board gap providing space for card memory heatsinks. As usually, the company recommends to install Zalman ZM-OP1 cooler as well.

And it seems aluminium ZM-RHS1 are just suitable for being memory heatsinks as they are sized 12x12mm.

Elsa unveils Fire GL V7100, V5100, V3200, V3100 PCI-E cards

According to Brainbox, ELSA announced workstation PCI Express cards: Fire GL V7100, V5100, V3200, V3100 on X800 XT, X800 Pro, X600 and X300.

Fire GL V5100

  Fire GL V7100 Fire GL V5100 Fire GL V3200 Fire GL V3100
Memory 256MB 128MB
Pixel pipelines 16 12 4
Vertex pipelines 6 2
Interfaces 2 x DVI-I DVI-I/D-Sub
Stereo 3D + -

Briefly speaking of ATI FireGL Visualization series, we must mention the following:

  • Based on single-chip PCI Express x16 architecture
  • FireGL VPU
  • Up to 256-bit bus
  • 4, 8, 16 pixel pipelines
  • Up to 2 x DVI-I
  • Up to 2048x1536 per display in dual-head mode
  • 2 x 400MHz RAMDAC (10 bits/channel
  • OpenGL 1.5 and extensions
  • Microsoft DirectX 9.0

Apple AirPort Express: USB print server, WLAN repeater and bridge

Apple Computer announced a new combine featuring USB print server, Wi-Fi repeater and bridge, AirPort Express, that can also be used for streaming audio in 802.11g networks. According to the press release, AirPort Express will go on sale in July for $130.

Like most company´s multimedia products, AirPort Express utilizes iTunes applet that provides connection to Apple´s online store and is also bundled with AirTunes.

  • AirPort Express base station is sized 94x75x28.5mm, weighs 189g
  • Base station interfaces:
    • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet WAN (RJ-45) for DSL or cable modem
    • 3.5" minijack for audio devices with analog or optical connectors
    • USB printer port
    • Power adapter socket
  • Security:
    • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
    • 40/128-bit WEP
    • MAC filtering
    • Firewall
    • RADIUS authentification
    • 802.1X, PEAP, LEAP, TTLS, TLS
  • Up to 10 users
  • Bundled software:
    • AirPort Express Assistant (Internet access configurator)
    • AirPort Admin Utility

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