The source has published a series of images, on which it is allegedly captured 3D-maps XFX Radeon RX 580 and 570.
The announcement of these models is expected in the near future.
Both models received cooling systems with two fans.
Only one 3D card has black blades, while the second one has red color.
Another common feature of the design is the presence of an amplifying plate on the back of the printed circuit board.
The plate helps to distribute mechanical and thermal loads more evenly. In addition, it protects components and conductive paths.
Both 3D cards will occupy two slots in the PC case.
On the mounting slats you can count five video output connectors.
In addition, the mounting brackets are decorated with branded ventilation slots forming the company logo.
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Google is working on a second generation of Pixel smartphones. This was explained by Rick Osterloh, Google vice president of hardware direction, in an interview with AndroidPit.
According to him, Pixel 2 smartphones will remain high-end models of the premium level. The company has no plans to produce low cost smartphones in the Pixel line. It denies the recent rumors about a possible output of Google Pixel inexpensive models. Also, Rick Osterloh confirmed that users can rely on Google Pixel successor output in 2017.
According to earlier rumors, Google Pixel 2 smartphones will be protected from water by standard IP67 or IP68, allowing them to withstand immersion to a depth of one and a half meters for the half hour. Top processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 is also expected. Estimated price for Pixel 2 is predicted to be $ 50 higher than the original, so the youngest model can be estimated at $ 699.
Xiaomi introduced a low-cost smartphone Redmi 4X. It is enclosed in a metal housing with a fingerprint scanner on the back and boasts a long battery life at 4100 mAh.
The smartphone is equipped with a 5-inch display with HD resolution (720 x 1280 pixels) and 2.5D glass with rounded edges, 13-megapixel main and 5-megapixel front cameras. The hardware basis are the eight-processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 clocked at 1.4 GHz and Adreno 505 graphics, 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal flash memory and 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal flash memory, there is a possibility of expanding by microSD cards up to 128 GB.
It supports two SIM-cards, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g / n), Bluetooth 4.2, GPS. Dimensions are 139,24 x 69,96 x8,65 mm, and weight – 150 grams. It runs Android with MIUI sheath 8.
Xiaomi Redmi 4X is offered in pink, gold and black colors. The price in China is 101 US $ for the version with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal flash memory, $ 130 for the version with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal flash memory.
Company Roborace has presented at the exhibition MWC 2017 in Barcelona its electric racing car called Robocar. The novelty looks quite impressive and is able at any time to go to the competition.
Length of the car is 4.5 meters, width – 2 m, inside the battery with a capacity of 540 kW/h, and 4 engines of 300 kW each are located. Maximum declared speed is 320 km / h.
For orientation on track Robocar uses a “brain” from Nvidia and the whole set of cutting-edge sensors and cameras.
Monolith Productions Studio together with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced a sequel of Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor. The game is called Middle-Earth: Shadow of War and its release is scheduled for August 2017 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One (support for a future Project Scorpio is also declared). Developers also presented the first trailer.
In Middle-Earth: Shadow of War the character will get the new Ring of Power, will battle with Sauron and Nazgul, and also will take part in large-scale battles. An occurrence of two characters from the original is also announced .
Furthermore, the system requirements stated for the PC.
Operating System: Windows 7 SP1
Processor: Intel i5-2550K
Video card: GeForce 670 and Radeon HD 7950
Hard disk space: 60 GB
Operating system: Windows 10
Processor: Intel i7-3770
Memory: 16 GB
Video card: GeForce 970 and the Radeon R9 290X
Hard disk space: 60 GB
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Fujifilm has announced the release of the first two models of the new series of interchangeable lenses: Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 and MK50-135mm T2.9. MK Series Lenses focused on video. According to the manufacturer, they may interest those who lead a live broadcast, shoots documentaries, including corporate and wedding, as well as a short films.
Model Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 refers to the “regular” zoom. It will be available in March at a suggested manufacturer’s retail price of $ 3799.
Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9 model;s time will come in summer. The said pair covers quite a wide range of focal length – 18-135 mm, often used by videographers. In the whole range high light transmission is maintained, providing an impressive blurring of the background and the ability to shoot with a limited coverage.
The manufacturer notes that the lenses are quite compact and light: the length of each is 206 mm, the diameter of the front element – 85 mm, and weight – 980g. MK18-55mm model focuses on a distance of 0.85 m, MK 50-135mm – from 1,2. The course of the focus ring is 200°. Both lenses are suitable for cameras with the Sony E mount and APS-C and Super 35mm sensors. Until the end of the year the manufacturer promises to release versions of both lenses Fujifilm X mount cameras.
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Kalypso Media and Realmforge Studios Company announced the third part of the popular simulator of dark dungeons ruler (the spiritual successor of Dungeon Keeper) Dungeons 3. You still have to develop your own evil dungeon and capture settlements on the surface. Corporate humor is still there.
Expected are great number of creatures, new buildings, traps, single player campaign for 20 hours, co-op mode and randomly generated maps. The release is scheduled for the end of 2017 on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
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Omniscient Evan Blass through its Twitter account @evleaks has published a render of the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 tablet, which has not yet been officially presented.
In the render the tablet is shown together with the docking keyboard. It is expected that the announcement of Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will be held at the event on 26 February, just in time for MWC 2017, which will be held in Barcelona from 27 February to 2 March.
According to preliminary data, the tablet is equipped with a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED-display resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels, a fingerprint scanner, a 12-megapixel main and 5-megapixel front cameras. The hardware basis was the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4 GB of RAM, and from 32 to 128 GB of internal flash memory. It runs Android 7.1 Nougat operating system. It supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, optional LTE, has a USB port Type-C.
Weibo, the Chinese Twitter analog, revealed details of the upcoming release of the smartphone Xiaomi Mi Max successor, which has not yet been officially presented.
According to the source, Xiaomi will introduce Mi Max 2 in May 2017, a year after the launch of the first generation of Xiaomi Mi Max. The smartphone will retain a huge 6.44-inch display of the predecessor.
However, it will move on Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor and will get 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal flash memory. Battery capacity will be 5000 mAh, rapid charging will be provided. It will run Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.
The Chinese company Meitu introduced a smartphone Meitu T8. In addition to smartphones Meitu is engaged in popular in China eponymous app for selfie lovers. Smartphone Meitu T8 is also focused on self-portrait shooting enthusiasts.
The smartphone uses a 12-megapixel front-facing camera with an optical image stabilization system and Dual-Pixel phase autofocus, like Samsung Galaxy S7 and ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom, which are rare components for selfie camera. Moreover, to improve selfies Magical AI Beautification function used with artificial intelligence system. It determines the skin tone, age and sex, and then retouch images. When shooting a group photo system will correct each person individually.
Smartphone Meitu T8 is available in China at a price of about 479 US dollars.
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