FirePro W8100 Professional Graphics Solution Announced by AMD

AMD has just launched the AMD FirePro W8100 professional graphics card, bringing a new generation of AMD Graphics Core Next architecture as well as even grater workstation performance, which is dubbed to be 38x better than any other competing product on the market.

Featuring OpenCL, a best-in-class 8 GB of GDDR5 memory, 4.2 TFLOPS single-precision compute performance, 2.1 TFLOPS double-precision compute performance and of course OpenCL, the AMD FirePro W8100 is said to be designed for Media & Entertainment workflows, as well as engineering analysis and supercomputing applications.

In terms of productivity, the FirePro W8100 is said to be the ideal professional-grade solution for 4K Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other applications dedicated towards video editing, colour correction, compositing, design visualisation and GPU-accelerated compute tasks. Thanks to its super-fast memory and vast capacity, users are said to be able to load large datasets or handle ultra-HD video frames on the GPU’s internal memory for processing purposes, resulting in reduced lag and improved overall responsiveness.

Users are also said to have the option to combine up to four AMD FirePro W8100 cards in a single system in order to have over 16 TFLOPS compute performance, in addition to increased productivity with up to four 4K display support and certified application performance with differentiated graphics features.

The FirePro W8100 is said to deliver support for increasing real-time 4K productivity with single-GPU and multi-GPU configurations from various system integrators, including Armari, CARRI, Colfax, Exxact, Mouse Computers, PSSC Labs, Scan International, Tarox, Versatile Distribution Services, Workstation Specialists and Wortmann.

AMD has stated that it will start shipping in July from SAPPHIRE Technology, AMD FirePro Ultra Workstation providers as well as major workstation providers.

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USB 3.0 DataTraveler Locker+ G3 For Personal Security Announced By Kingston

Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., announced the launch of the DataTraveler Locker+ G3 (DTLPG3) USB 3.0 Flash drive for personal security. The new, next generation DataTraveler Locker+ G3 offers USB 3.0 speeds and a sleek durable metal casing with a built-in key loop leaving photos, personal documents and other files safe and easy to access.

Kingston’s DataTraveler Locker+ G3 password protects and hardware encrypts data giving consumers the best in personal security with USB 3.0 speed. The DTLPG3 boasts higher speeds than the previous generation DataTraveler Locker+ G2, with read speeds up to 135MB/s and write speeds up to 40MB/s. All the security is built-in with no application installation required making this drive very secure and easy to use.

“We are excited to offer a USB 3.0 drive for personal security where consumers can keep their data safe.” said Nadine Frost, Business Manager Flash. “This is a great product for someone looking to store their sensitive personal documents on a safe, easy to use and nicely designed USB drive all at an affordable price.”

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Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 Features and Specifications:

  • Hardware encryption: the best in personal security to keep your data safe
  • Superior password protection: user sets a password to prevent unauthorized access
  • Easy to use: no application installation required
  • Versatile: works interchangeably between Mac OS X and Windows systems
  • Secure: drive locks down and reformats after 10 invalid login attempts
  • Stylish: durable metal casing with built-in key loop
  • Co-Logo Program available: customize DataTraveler Locker+ G3 by adding your logo and/or digital files and instantly increase your organization’s brand recognition. The Customization Program offers unique packaging, custom profiles, color adjustments, content loading and more, all with easy and convenient ordering.
  • Supports: Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Vista®, XP & Mac OS X
  • Guarantee: five-year warranty with free technical support
  • Capacities: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
  • Speed:
  • USB 3.0 speed:
  • 8GB: 80MB/s read, 10MB/s write
  • 16GB: 135MB/s read, 20MB/s write
  • 32GB–64GB: 135MB/s read, 40MB/s write
  • USB 2.0 speed:
  • 8GB: 30MB/s read, 10MB/s write
  • 16GB–64GB: 30MB/s read, 20MB/s write
  • Dimensions: 60.56mm x 18.6 mm x 9.75 mm
  • Minimum System Requirements:
  • USB 3.0 compliant and 2.0 compatible
  • Two (2) free consecutive drive letters required for use
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -4°F to 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)

DataTraveler Locker+ G3 is available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities and is backed by a five-year warranty, free live technical support and Kingston reliability.

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Postage Stamp Size SSD Unveiled By Mach Extreme

Mach Xtreme Technology has just unveiled what is the smallest SATA-interface SSD on the consumer market. The new DIY SATA 2 Series SSDs are barely larger than a postage stamp, and is designed to serve as a boot drive for your operating system of choice. It is designed with hardware-modding enthusiast in mind, giving them a great tool that helps and gets the job done.

Mach Extreme says that the new DIY series uses the latest storage technology for extreme performance while offering hardware-modding enthusiast a fast, yet flexible storage solution that is 10 times smaller and lighter than a standard 2.5-inch SSD. Read speeds are said to be in the 220MB/s range while writes are performed at 80MB/s. Mach Xtreme manufacturers the DIY Series in both vertical and horizontal configurations, and packs them with storage capacities of 8GB up to 64GB.

Features:

  • SATA2 interface
  • No SATA signal cable needed
  • Driver-less Installation
  • Power Consumption: up to 1.2W
  • Max. Read Performance up to 220MB/s (64GB)
  • Max. Write Performance up to 80MB/s (64GB)
  • Dimensions: [V] 25.28 x 39.54 x 6.8mm / [H] 21.5 x 29.5 x 10.0 mm (LxWxH)
  • Weight: 6.5g [V] / 4.5g [H]
  • Certification: ROHS, CE, FCC
  • Capacity: 8GB (MXSSD2MSLD8G-V/H), 16GB (MXSSD2MSLD16G-V/H), 32GB (MXSSD2MSLD32G-V/H) and 64GB (MXSSD2MSLD64G-V/H)
  • Warranty: 2-Years

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