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Synology Ships Entry-level Disk Station DS110j

MSI Unveils R5770-PMD1G Graphics Card With the Overvoltage Feature

LaCie Introduces Rikiki, Its Smallest External Hard Drive

Corsair Launches 24GB Dominator DDR3 Memory Kit

ASUS Motherboards Ready To Support Upcoming 32nm CPUs

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Synology Ships Entry-level Disk Station DS110j

Synology is now shipping Disk Station DS110j, a budget-friendly NAS server offering Internet sharing applications and multimedia features for home and small office users.

Synology DS110j is equipped with 800 MHz CPU, 128 MB DDRII RAM, one Gigabit LAN port, and 3 USB ports. Designed to work with one 3.5" hard drive, the Synology DS110j has the flexibility to hold a 2.5" hard drive with the optional Synology Disk Holder Type C. According to Synology testing lab, device's average write speed is 23MB/s, and the average read speed is 45MB/s.

DS110j features Synology DSM 2.2 system firmware. The DLNA certified media server ensures the compatibility and interoperability between the novelty and a wide range of DLNA certified home devices. The device has Photo Station 3 and Web Station, with PHP+MySQL built-in, allowing to host up to 30 websites.

Apple iPhone and Time Machine support provides Mac users with a handy way to backup and access their digital content on the Synology DS110j. Music can be streamed to an iPhone and iPod touch via "DS audio," and photos can be uploaded using "DS photo". Both applications are available for free on the Apple App Store. Time Machine support allows Mac OS X users to back up desktop data to the Synology DS110j using the built-in features of Mac OS X.

Source: Synology

MSI Unveils R5770-PMD1G Graphics Card With the Overvoltage Feature

Today, MSI unveiled the R5770-PMD1G graphics card supporting the overvoltage feature. MSI R5770-PMD1G adopts 40nm manufacturing process, the RADEON HD 5770 GPU, 800 stream processors, and 1GB of the GDDR5 memory. Also, it supports DirectX11 and ATI Eyefinity three-screen output technology. MSI R5770-PMD1G is bundled with the MSI overclocking utility Afterburner which supports GPU overvoltage (1.300 V maximum) and can adjust fan speed based on different temperature triggers.

MSI R5770-PMD1G also uses an 8cm engine fan with PWM control feature.

Source: MSI

LaCie Introduces Rikiki, Its Smallest External Hard Drive

Today, LaCie introduced its most compact 2.5" hard drive LaCie Rikiki, in metal. Measuring just 110cm3, its form factor holds up to 640GB of media that you won't mind storing in a pocket or purse. Encased in brushed, sturdy aluminum, the LaCie Rikiki, which means "tiny" in French, represents a resilient aesthetic that protects your media from everyday blunders and unwelcome fingerprints.

Leveraging the USB 2.0 interface, the LaCie Rikiki is compatible with your PC or Mac. Simply plug it in and you're ready to store and share your favorite media with high-speed performance. LaCie Rikiki also offers USB Boost software for enhancing speeds up to 33% (Windows only).

LaCie Rikiki also comes with a simplified software suite for quick setup and easy-to-use backup management enabling complete configuration in just a few clicks.

The novelty will be available in 250GB ($74.99), 500GB ($109.99), and 640GB ($149.99) capacities through the LaCie Online Store, LaCie Reseller+, and LaCie Corner.

Source: LaCie

Corsair Launches 24GB Dominator DDR3 Memory Kit

Corsair announced a 24GB Dominator triple-channel DDR3 memory kit designed for high-performance desktop and workstation computing applications.


The kit has been rigorously tested in high-performance platforms based on the Intel X58 motherboard chipset for Intel Core i7 (Bloomfield) processors. It comprises six 4GB DDR3 DIMMs that operate at the frequency of 1333MHz, at latency timings of 9-9-9-27, with 1.65V VDIMM. The 24GB Dominator memory kit also features Corsair's patented DHX+ heatsink technology for improved cooling and reliability. The modules, equipped with signature American Racing Blue heatsink fins, are found on select Corsair Dominator DDR3 memory for Intel Core i5 and Core i7 platforms in 8GB and 12GB kits.

Corsair's DHX+ technology uses specially designed, high-quality heatsinks and a custom-designed PCB that allows both the front and rear of the memory ICs, and the printed circuit board itself, to be cooled. DHX+ technology also allows for the cooling fins to be removed, allowing for a range of modular cooling accessories including extended heatsink fins, the Corsair Cooling Hydro Series H30 water cooling block and Corsair Cooling Ice Series T30 subambient cooling subsystem, which cools the memory down to 20C below room temperature for maximum overclocking performance.

The Corsair 24GB Dominator DDR3 memory kit (part number CMD24GX3M6A1333C9) is available immediately from the Corsair Store.

Source: Corsair

ASUS Motherboards Ready To Support Upcoming 32nm CPUs

ASUS today announced that its motherboards based on the Intel X58 chipset are ready to support the upcoming 32nm processor by means of a comprehensive BIOS upgrade.

BIOS version required for different models:

  • P6X58D Premium: 0222
  • P6TD Deluxe: 0209
  • P6T Deluxe: V2 0704
  • P6T Deluxe: 1804
  • P6T SE: 0608
  • P6T: 0904
  • Rampage II Extreme: 1639
  • Rampage II GENE: 1033

Source: ASUS

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