From the monthly archives:

May 2013

ASUS PQ321 31.5-Inch 4K Ultra HD Monitor

by Isaiah on May 31, 2013


ASUS is proud to introduce their newest 4K ultra HD monitor, the PQ321. Adopting the cutting-edge IGZO panel technology, this 31.5-inch LED-backlight monitor provides 3840 x 2160 4K resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio, 350 cd/m2 brightness, 8ms response time and 176/176 degree viewing angles. It also comes with two built-in 2W stereo speakers, Picture-by-Picture support, 1x DisplayPort and 2x HDMI ports. ASUS will exhibit the PQ321 at Computex 2013 in Taipei. [ASUS]

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 Graphics Card

by Isaiah on May 31, 2013


NVIDIA hits back with their new GeForce GTX 770 graphics card. Powered by NVIDIA’s 28nm GK104 GPU, this high performance graphics card packs a 1536 CUDA Cores, a 256-bit memory interface, a core clock of 1046MHz (1085 Boost Clock) and a 2GB of GDDR5 memory set @ 7010MHz, and features 2x DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort outputs. The GeForce GTX 770 will retail for $399. [NVIDIA]


Buffalo has unveiled another one of its upcoming 2-port AC outlet USB charger, the BSMPBAC03. This travel-friendly USB charger has two USB 5V output ports (3A maximum output), a status LED in each port for checking the current amount is installed and comes with a retractable plug that plugs directly into a household AC outlet. The BSMPBAC03 will hit the market from mid-June for 3,780 Yen (about $37) in black and white color options. [Buffalo]


Here’s the newest member to Logitec’s portable Blue-ray writer line-up, the LBD-PMG6U3V. Measuring 136mm x 142mm x 19mm and weighing 300g, this slim drive features a USB 3.0 connection interface, BDXL support and promises to provide write speeds of up to 6x for BD-R (SL/DL). The LBD-PMG6U3V will begin shipping from mid-June for 14,112 Yen (about $139) in black, red and silver color options. [Logitec]

Kingston SSDNow KC300 SSDs

by Isaiah on May 31, 2013


Kingston has announced a new line of SSDs, the SSDNow KC300. Coming in capacities ranging from 60GB to 480GB, these 2.5-inch SSDs are equipped with a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface, a SandForce SF-2281 controller, a MTBF of 1 million hours and can deliver read and write speeds of up to 525MB/s and 500MB/s, respectively. Prices unannounced yet. [Kingston]