Review: Intenso TOP SSD 512GB

Intenso TOP SSD 512GB is the cheapest SSD on a computeruniverse site with a capacity of 500 GB and one of the most popular products in the store in March 2019. Powered by MLC flash memory and has fairly high read and write speeds (520 MB / s / 490 MB / s)

The drive is made in the case of aluminum alloy in the form factor 2.5 ″ 7 mm, which is not protected from opening. As testers from overclockers.ru confirm, in SSD that came into their hands, Micron’s selected flash memory was used. It is usually intended to be used in models with an increased level of reliability requirements. However, since the manufacturer in the characteristics of the disk does not declare any data on the internal component of the disk, do not be surprised if another memory is used in your Intenso TOP SSD 512GB.

The main disadvantages of Intenso products are the lack of any technical support and the ability to upgrade the firmware. There is not even at least some firm software application for servicing the drive.

You can buy Intenso TOP SSD 512GB for the price 55,90 . Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).

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Fourth january purchase on online shop computeruniverse.net (2019)

The componentry in the package this time can be called almost a classic of the genre: SSD, this time from Intel; power supply from Seasonic; AMD’s popular processor; RAM from G.Skill, and the most expensive item in the order – a new processor from the Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” in boxed version. Routers and switches are quite rare in our orders. This time, order participant wanted a network switch from TP-Link.

The order was placed in the computeruniverse online store on 01/30/2019, and was sent in five days. The package reached our center for issuing joint orders in just 9 days (Central Russia Region).

List of products from the Fourth january purchase on online shop computeruniverse.net. We look at what’s inside the packages!

Intel SSD 545s 2.5Zoll SATA TLC 256GB; 0,144kg; 35,29 €;
Seasonic S12II-620 Bronze 620 Watt ATX 2.2, 20/24pin, 4/8pin ATX12V, 8pin EPS12V, 6/8pin PCIe, 6pin PCIe, 9x SATA, 6x PATA, 2x FDD, 120mm Lüfter, aktive PFC, 80 PLUS Bronze; 2,58kg; 53,70 €;
AMD FX-8350 Boxed; 0,572kg; 48,66 €
TP-Link TL-SG1005D V6.0 5-Port Gigabit Desktop-Switch; 0,572kg; 10,88 €
Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” Boxed Sockel 1151-v2; 0,46kg; 167,23 €
G.Skill Aegis 16GB DDR4 16GISB K2 3000 C16; 0,07kg; 82,27 €

The prices on the Russian site may be differ from computeruniverse.net for European buyers.

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Review: Kingston HyperX Predator Black 32GB DDR4 2666 CL13 DIMM (2x16GB) [HX426C13PB3K2/32]

Kingston HyperX Predator is a memory for enthusiasts from one of the market leaders. It has an attractive design, assembled from high-quality components, has broad compatibility, undergoes pre-sales testing and is endowed with a lifetime warranty. Therefore, the HyperX Predator series can be safely recommended for any high-performance systems, including quite powerful gaming assemblies. The modules are equipped with rather bulky radiators, and, therefore, they may conflict with massive processor cooling systems.

You can buy Kingston HyperX Predator Black 32GB DDR4 RAM for the price 197,90 . Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).

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Review: Intel Core i5-9600K Coffee Lake Refresh tray [CM8068403874404]

The Core i5-9600K is the cheapest Intel desktop processor in the Coffee Lake Refresh family. It has only six, not eight processing cores, but it is 30-40% cheaper than the younger eight core model Core i7-9700K.

The six cores of the processor have a very interesting story – the processor emerged as a result of the implementation of chips that were a marriage in the production of older Coffee Lake Refresh. That is, the basis of the processor is the same as that of the more expensive versions of the Core i9-9900K and Core i7-9700K, but two of the eight cores were deactivated.

In addition to the crystals from the eight-core counterparts with an area of ​​174 mm2, the Core i5-9600K has a lot more in common with the i9-9900K and Core i7-9700K models. For example, here is the first hardware patch package against the vulnerabilities Meltdown and L1TF (Foreshadow), the memory controller of this processor is certified to support 128 GB DDR4 SDRAM.

Core i5-9600K is produced according to the most modern version of Intel’s 14-nm process technology and has an unlocked multiplier, which allows it to be overclocked. The processor is equipped with an integrated graphics core UHD Graphics 630.

The processor is compatible with any LGA1151v2-motherboards built using Intel chipsets with numbers from the fourth hundred.

You can buy Intel Core i5-9600K 6 core (Hexa Core) CPU with 3.70 GHz for the price 266,90 . Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).

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Review: Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” Boxed Socket 1151-v2 [BX80684I58400]

The Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” Boxed Sockel 1151-v2 [BX80684I58400] processor is positioned as a reasonable solution for demanding and calculating consumers. It belongs to the average price segment and is a kind of response to the emergence of new processors from rival AMD Ryzen.

In contrast to the Intel Core i5-7400, the Intel Core i5-8400 processor has got two additional cores. The advantages of the new model are also significant improvements in energy consumption and heat dissipation.

Owners of LGA1151 boards wishing to upgrade to the Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” will be forced to purchase new boards with LGA1151v2, which are mostly simple rebranding. In addition, users may not be satisfied with the lack of overclocking capability in the processor, but is this such a big problem?

You can buy Intel Core i5-8400 “Coffee Lake” 6 core (Hexa Core) CPU with 2.80 GHz, Boxed with heatsink for the price 221,90 . Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).

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Review: TP-Link TL-SG1005D V6.0 5-Port Gigabit Desktop-Switch [TL-SG1005D V6.0]

TP-Link TL-SG1005D V6.0 5-Port Gigabit Desktop-Switch is an inexpensive five-port switch that can be considered an anti-crisis option and, as tests have shown, is quite performance and reliable. The updated model uses the latest energy-saving technologies that allow you to increase network bandwidth while using the minimum amount of energy. The network switch is in a black plastic case and can be mounted on the wall or installed horizontally. Switch ports support the Auto MDI / MDIX function, which allows you to use any type of cable, both cross-cords and patch cords. TP-Link TL-SG1005D is based on a non-blocking architecture, which means that it switches and filters packets without losing speed.

You can buy TP-Link TL-SG1005D V6.0 5-Port Gigabit Desktop-Switch for the price 11,85 . Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).

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Review: AMD FX-8350 Boxed [FD8350FRHKBOX]

The new AMD FX-8350 Boxed solution in all applications demonstrates high performance, works on the popular AM3 + socket, which makes it possible to upgrade fairly old machines. For 60-70 euros, users get a four-module, eight-core processor with a base frequency of 4 GHz, an unlocked multiplier, having a cache 16 MB of the second and third levels . However, this is a double-edged sword: with such characteristics, it is very difficult to achieve acceptable power consumption and heat dissipation.

AMD FX-8350 is a solution for enthusiasts who can easily add a powerful cooling system to their computer to cope with heat generation. Other users can use the processor with a boxed cooler. For ordinary not heavy tasks, stock cooling will be quite enough.

You can buy AMD FX-8350 8 core (Octa Core) CPU with 4.00 GHz, Boxed with heatsink for the price 72,90 . Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).

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Review: Intel SSD 545s 2.5Zoll SATA TLC 256GB [SSDSC2KW256G8X1]

The current generation of 3D NAND offers a noticeably higher storage density and has a lower cost than planar memory, and due to the increased cell size, it can provide a good level of performance and reliability.

Intel’s SSD uses a new 64-layer Intel memory with three-bit cells, which replaces the planar three-bit memory SK Hynix.

In 2017, Intel was the first to release a solid-state drive based on a new 64-layer TLC 3D NAND.

Intel SSD 545s 2.5Zoll SATA TLC 256GB [SSDSC2KW256G8X1] is the third model from Intel, based on the controller of the manufacturer Silicon Motion. However, in the SSD 540s a newer chip SM2259 is used, which is exclusive for Intel SSDs so far. The architecture in the new version of the controller has not changed – it is based on a 32-bit RISC processor and uses four channels to interact with the flash memory array. But thanks to increasing clock frequency, the SM2259 is capable of delivering about 10 percent better performance in random operations. In addition, a new chip has added error correction when processing data inside the controller, which increases the reliability of the platforms built on it.

The software part of the Intel SSD 545s is well debugged and optimized; the Direct-to-TLC function works as it should; and the novelty can compete with the best products on TLC-memory, for example with Samsung 850 EVO.

You can buy Intel SSD 545s 2.5Zoll SATA TLC 256GB [SSDSC2KW256G8X1] for the price 47,90 . Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).

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Video: Third January joint order on computeruniverse.net – unpacking and review of goods

The total value of the goods in the purchase amounted was € 455.02. The following items were added to this order: a cooler for a video card from RAIJINTEK, two sets of memory kits from G.Skill 16 and 32 gigabytes, a very budgetary SSD from Intenso and a bracket for installing a solid-state drive in the 3.5″ bay and also the power supply already familiar to our joint purchases from Seasonic.

List of goods purchased from computeruniverse:

RAIJINTEK Morpheus II Heatpipe VGA Kühler; 1,84kg; 54,53 €
G.Skill Ripjaws V 16GB DDR4 K2 3200 C14 16GVK; 0,134kg; 154,54 €
Seasonic S12II-620 Bronze 620 Watt ATX 2.2, 20/24pin, 4/8pin ATX12V, 8pin EPS12V, 6/8pin PCIe, 6pin PCIe, 9x SATA, 6x PATA, 2x FDD, 120mm Lüfter, aktive PFC, 80 PLUS Bronze; 2,58kg; 47,05 €
Intenso TOP SSD 128GB; 0,097kg; 18,40 €
Corsair Einbaurahmen 2.5″ in 3.5″ für SSD und HDD; 0,051kg; 3,35 €
G.Skill Aegis 32GB DDR4 Kit 3000 (2x16GB) C16; 0,069kg; 140,25 €

The prices on the Russian site may be differ from computeruniverse.net for European buyers.

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Review: G.Skill Aegis 32GB DDR4 Kit 3000 (2x16GB) C16 [F4-3000C16D-32GISB]

The memory kit G.Skill Aegis 32GB DDR4 Kit 3000 (2x16GB) C16 [F4-3000C16D-32GISB] has an excellent compatibility with systems based on Ryzen processors, the overclocking potential (3333 Mhz). Units have metallized stickers instead of radiators, but does not heat up at all!

We recommend purchase this memory for the assembly of a powerful working, gaming PC, especcially if you are limited in budget. 32 GB of memory operating in dual channel mode should be enough for the vast majority of the most difficult programs.

You can buy G.Skill Aegis 32GB DDR4 Kit RAM for the price 166,90 . Don’t forget to use discount coupon on computeruniverse.netFWNNROU (How to use it?).

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