From the monthly archives:

August 2013


Here’s the newest member to iiyama’s touchscreen LCD monitor line-up, the ProLite T2735MSC. Adopting an AMVA+ panel, this new 27-inch 10-point multi-touch monitor provides 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, 3000:1 contrast ratio, 260 cd/m2 brightness and 5ms (GTG) response time. It also comes with two built-in 2W stereo speakers and has D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI (MHL support) connectors. The ProLite T2735MSC is priced at 89,800 Yen (about $917). [iiyama]

Acer AG3605-N78F/G Predator G Gaming PC

by Isaiah on August 29, 2013


Acer has released a new gaming PC for the mass market, the AG3605-N78F/G Predator G. This Final Fantasy XIV: Shinsei Eoruzea certified gaming PC is equipped with a 3.40GHz Intel Core i7-4770 processor, an Intel B85 Express Chipset, a GeForce GTX 660 1.5GB graphics card, an 8GB DDR3 RAM, a 1TB hard drive, a DVD Super Multi Drive, a 500W power supply and runs on Windows 8 64-bit OS. The AG3605-N78F/G Predator G sells for 130,000 Yen (about $1,337). [Acer]


Silicon Power has announced a new line of rugged USB 3.0 portable hard drives, the Armor A30. Coming in both 500GB and 1TB capacities (black & white color options), these shockproof portable hard drives (MIL-STD-810G Standard) feature a shock-resistant silica gel, building from the internal structure to the exterior, adding an extra shield to withstand crushes and shocks, a USB 3.0 connection interface and a cable wrap-around design. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing yet. [Silicon Power]


Here comes a new USB 3.0 Gigabit LAN adapter from AREA, the Constantine 2 (SD-U3GLAN). Designed specially for ultrabooks and MacBook Air with no LAN port, this travel-friendly adapter comes with a USB 3.0 connector (cable length 170mm), a Gigabit Ethernet port and supports for Windows XP/Vista/7/8 and Mac OS X 10.6 or later operating systems. The Constantine 2 (SD-U3GLAN) will go on sale from September 9th for 2,380 Yen (about $24). [Product Page]


ASK Inc. Japan has added another graphics card ‘GeForce GTX 770 Twin Frozr 4S 4G OC’ from MSI to its product page. Powered by NVIDIA’s Kepler GPU, the card is packed with 1536 CUDA Cores, a 256-bit memory interface, a core clock of 1137MHz (1189MHz Boost Clock) and a 4GB of GDDR5 memory set @ 7010MHz. Not to mention, the card also employs MSI’s original Twin Frozr 4S cooling system and features dual-link DVI-I, dual-link DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort outputs. The GeForce GTX 770 Twin Frozr 4S 4G OC will be available from August 30th for 61,800 Yen (about $636) and will come with a free download coupon of Resident Evil 6. [Product Page]