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3D NAND-enabled SSD featuring full-disk encryption

Logitech® G PRO Gaming Headset

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Transcend 500S and 300S series of SD and microSD cards

For the storage needs of today’s users

Kingston Reveals its first wireless headset

The HyperX Cloud Flight Gaming Headset

October 22, 2021

ADATA & XPG unveils the high Performances Memory Modules DDR5

ADATA Technology, a manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules, NAND Flash products, mobile accessories, gaming products, electric power trains, and industrial solutions today announces the ADATA DDR5-4800 and XPG LANCER DDR5, the next-generation high-performance memory modules that is capable of reaching frequencies of up to 5200MT/s for the upcoming 12th Gen Intel platform. As DDR5 memory modules will be available for the INTEL 12th generation platform by the end of October, ADATA has conducted joint testing with motherboard brands AORUS, ASROCK, ASUS, GIGABYTE, MSI, and ROG to ensure maximum compatibility and optimal performance.

"Through our strong R&D capabilities and close partnerships with the world’s leading motherboard makers, we are committed to offering memory modules with next-generation performance, higher capacities, and enhanced stability," said Nick Dai, Senior Manager of DRAM Products at ADATA. “In the coming months, we will continue to launch a diverse array of DDR5 products to meet the different needs of creators, gamers, and other users.”

ADATA DDR5-4800: A boost in speed, capacity and reliability: is made from high-quality chips that has undergone strict testing and complies with JEDEC and RoHS standards for the utmost in quality and reliability. It is also equipped with an Error Correcting Code (ECC) technology for high-precision data transmissions and enhanced reliability. Compared to the previous-generation memory modules, DDR5 greatly improves the overall PC performance by allowing more bandwidth to be allocated to each CPU cores. It has a built-in Power Management Integrated Circuit (PMIC) that greatly improves the overall energy efficiency, allowing higher frequencies of up to 4800MT/s with lower power than its predecessors.  


XPG LANCER & LANCER RGB DDR5: Rev up your game with blazing-fast performance: Made with high-quality ICs and PCBs, the XPG LANCER RGB DDR5 raises the bar for gaming memory with uncompromised performance and reliability in overclocking. The XPG LANCER DDR5 also supports the latest Intel XMP 3.0 for easy performance boost in frequency of up to 5200MT/s on CL38 CAS latency with just a few simple clicks. The built-in Power Management IC (PMIC) enables high frequencies to be achieved with lower power requirement than the previous generation DDR4, while enhances the stability on the power delivery so you can experience the most of DDR5 with a peace of mind. Aside from the impressive performance, it also comes with an Error Correcting Code (ECC) that helps to correct errors automatically in real-time, which provides increased stability and reliability for enterprise-class computer systems. Users can also customize the RGB lighting effects on the XPG LANCER RGB DDR5 easily through the RGB control software from all the major motherboard brands, choosing from different effects available or sync the lightings with their favorite tunes via Music Mode – everything can be customized to their hearts content!


Kindly refer to the following information for more details on the new ADATA and XPG high-performance DDR5 memory modules:

Product

ADATA DDR5-4800

XPG LANCER DDR5

RGB Lightings

None

RGB & Non-RGB

Capacities

- Single kit: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB

- Kits of two: 8GBx2, 16GBx2, 32GBx2

Kits of two: 16GBx2

Distributor

M-Link System (M) Sdn Bhd, Sun Cycle Sdn Bhd

MSRP

RM 620 for 4,800ms/16GB

TBC

Available

End of October 2021

November 2021


The ADATA DDR5-4800 will be available by the end of this October in single stick variants up to 32GB capacities and dual kit variants up to 64GB capacities. And for the XPG LANCER DDR5, it will be available by this November in dual kit variant. 

For more Information, please visit www.adata.com


















 

October 9, 2021

ASTRO Gaming Introduces ASTRO.ID Collection 2 - New Colors, More Options

ASTRO Gaming, a leader in premium video gaming equipment, today announced the launch of ASTRO.ID Collection 2, allowing gamers to create personalized headsets, expressing their unique style with bold color combinations.

Starting October 5, gamers can choose from the eight new colors of the “Super Fresh” palette, featuring pastel shades never available before on an A40 headset. The headset frame and five additional accessories each have eight unique color options that can be customized into more than 500,000 combinations. Powering the experience is ASTRO’s award-winning online Headset Customizer, which makes it easy to create, preview and share designs.

“Custom gaming gear is one of many ways gamers and content creators express themselves on stream, on stage or with their friends,” said Aron Drayer, vice president of marketing, ASTRO Gaming. “The very positive feedback from the community around ASTRO.ID Collection 1 led us to offer more colors and options with this second wave, as well as offer it to customers in Europe for the first time. We can’t wait to see the creative combinations gamers come up with.”

The ASTRO A40 TR has been a tournament and content creation staple for more than a decade, known for its audiophile-grade soundstage, exceptional comfort, high durability and flexible modularity.

The ASTRO.ID A40 TR gaming headset customization options include: Headset Frame, Ear Cushions, Headband, Inline Mute Cable, Microphone and Speaker Tags. These components come in the following eight different colors, including: White, Moon Grey, Mint, Coral, Baby Yellow, Heart Pink, Sky Blue and Sweet Purple.

October 7, 2021

NVIDIA Jensen Huang together with Hundreds of Industry and AI Leaders to Speak in GTC Keynote

NVIDIA today announced that it will host a global, virtual GTC from Nov. 8-11, featuring a news-filled keynote by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang and talks from some of the world’s preeminent AI research and industry leaders.


Huang’s keynote will be livestreamed on Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. Central European Time/4 p.m. China Standard Time/12 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, with a rebroadcast at 8 a.m. PST for viewers in the Americas. Registration is free and is not required to view the keynote.

More than 200,000 developers, innovators, researchers and creators are expected to register for the event, which will focus on deep learning, data science, high performance computing, robotics, data center/networking and graphics. Speakers share the latest breakthroughs that are transforming some of the world’s largest industries, such as healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, retail and finance.

Among major speakers at the event are: 

  • Anima Anandkumar, director of ML research at NVIDIA and Bren Professor at Caltech
  • Alan Aspuru-Guzik, professor of chemistry and computer science, University of Toronto
  • Alan Bekker, head of conversational AI, Snap
  • Samy Bengio, senior director of AI and ML research, Apple
  • Kay Firth-Butterfield, head of AI and ML, World Economic Forum
  • Axel Gern, CTO, Daimler Trucks
  • Fei-Fei Li, professor of computer science, Stanford University
  • Keith Perry, CIO, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Venkatesh Ramanathan, director of data science, PayPal
  • Ilya Sutskever, co-founder and chief scientist, OpenAI
  • Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO, Epic Games
  • Nir Zuk, founder and CTO, Palo Alto Networks

Leaders from hundreds of other organizations will also present, including Amazon, Arm, AstraZeneca, Baidu, BMW, Domino’s, Electronic Arts, Facebook, Ford, Google, Kroger, Microsoft, MIT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Red Hat, Rolls-Royce, Salesforce, Samsung, ServiceNow, Snap, Volvo, Walmart and WPP. 

“GTC is a great opportunity for developers and business leaders to learn the latest advances in AI, accelerated computing and computer graphics from the world’s top innovators, scientists and researchers,” said Greg Estes, vice president of Developer Programs at NVIDIA. “Startups, academia and the largest enterprises all come together at GTC, giving attendees a unique opportunity to share ideas and collaborate across boundaries to create the future.”

In recent years, GTC has expanded from high performance computing and graphics to include areas such as cloud and enterprise computing, where AI breakthroughs are often deployed. The keynote and other talks provide corporate and IT leaders the latest on how to configure secure, accelerated data centers that support modern workloads including AI, machine learning and natural language processing.

Special Content for Startups, New Training Offerings

NVIDIA Inception, a startup program with more than 8,500 members, will host a full track at GTC designed to educate, inform and cultivate young companies that are revolutionizing industries. Over 70 startups will be presenting, including prominent company founders and well-known industry partners. Themes and topics include conversational AI, drug discovery, autonomous systems, emerging markets, among other areas.

GTC attendees will also be able to build and master their skills with the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute, which offers educational resources for anyone who wants to learn about all things AI. DLI will feature 14 full-day training workshops, ranging from beginner to advanced, in four languages across several time zones. Topics include classic DLI courses like “The Fundamentals of Deep Learning,” along with new training courses such as “Scaling CUDA C++ Applications to Multiple Nodes” and “Accelerating Data Engineering Pipelines.” 

Workshops are taught by NVIDIA DLI-certified instructors who are experts in their field, delivering industry-leading technical knowledge that drives breakthrough results. Attendees can also earn a certificate of competency to support professional development.

Democratizing AI 

NVIDIA has structured GTC as an open, all-access event available to virtually any community around the world. 

Sessions and speakers have been curated to inform and inspire developers, researchers, scientists, educators, professionals and students from historically underrepresented groups. Topics such as building better datasets and making AI more inclusive are among areas that will be covered. NVIDIA partners with organizations including LatinX in AI, Tech Career and W.AI in Israel, and Ewha Womans University of Korea to offer complimentary access to DLI workshops for diverse communities. 

GTC will feature a series of emerging markets sessions focused on addressing business and technical topics in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. Speakers from prominent organizations, startups and universities, such as the Kenya AI Center of Excellence, Ethiopian Motion Design and Visual Effects Community, Python Ghana, Nairobi Women in Machine Learning & Data Science, and Chile Inria Research Center, will describe how developers in emerging markets are using AI to address challenges.


Kingston Technology First Third-Party Supplier to Receive Intel Platform Validation on DDR5 Memory

Kingston today announced its forthcoming DDR5 UDIMMS have received Intel Platform Validation. This marks the first and arguably most important milestone in validating compatibility between Kingston DDR5 memory solutions and Intel platforms utilizing DDR5.


Kingston’s introductory portfolio of DDR5 memory will be the first in a series of high performance, low to high capacity, multiple form factor solutions in support of DDR5 based platforms debuting over the next year. After developing the next generation of DDR memory, Kingston is providing over 10,000 DDR5 UDIMM samples to major motherboard manufacturers and technology partners in support of the platform launch. By supporting partners early, Kingston is doing its part to lay the foundation for a successful product launch. 

For over three decades, Kingston has been the memory brand customers choose to power their systems. Earlier this week, Kingston announced it has been ranked as the top third-party DRAM module supplier in the world according to the latest rankings by revenue from analyst firm TrendForce. This marks the 18th consecutive year the company has held the top spot and solidifies Kingston as a leading force in the market. With the launch of new platforms on the horizon, Kingston is gearing up to bring a range of DDR5 memory modules to market featuring enhancements to performance, data integrity, density, and scalability for years to come.

"We are looking forward to unveiling our latest DDR5 portfolio and have made significant investments into enabling the upcoming launch," said Kingston. “By early sourcing of components during a global shortage to enhancing our production infrastructure with the latest DDR5 platforms, we are able to support high volume demand. From the partner level through to the end-user, Kingston Is With You, and here to take the lead with the next generation of memory.”

Kingston memory is backed by a limited lifetime warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. 

October 5, 2021

Content Creators Can Now Capture their Creativity and Stay in the Moment with a New Solution from Western Digital

 According to a recent report*, it is estimated that more than 50 million people across the globe self-identified as having a career in the cultural and creative industries. With the everchanging definition of "creator" in a technology-driven world, this title now reaches beyond graphic designers and videographers to include content creators, UI/UX designers, artists and illustrators, entrepreneurs and freelancers, engineers, architects, grad students and more.

When crunching large amounts of data on their next passion project, access to fast and reliable storage solutions can greatly improve a creator's workflow, giving them peace of mind and allowing them to stay in the creative moment. With intense workload demands, today's creative professionals need technology that empowers their creativity without stress over losing their brilliant work, project bottlenecks or slow storage speeds.

Western Digital, a global leader in data infrastructure, has launched a new solution for the growing community of creators around the world: the WD Blue™ SN570 NVMe™ SSD. The new internal flash drive is a powerful solution for upgrading current PCs or optimizing a custom build. 

"Complex workloads require high performance and reliability, and the right type of storage can help streamline workflows and increase productivity," said Eric Spanneut, vice president of Client and Enterprise SSDs for Western Digital's Flash Business unit. "Our new WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD is built with creators in mind, providing fast speeds, data protection and endurance to support their creative vision."

To keep creators inspired, each new purchase of a WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD comes with a one-month membership to Adobe Creative Cloud,** offering access to some of the world's best creative apps and services such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Premiere Pro and InDesign.

"Whether at home or on the go, people are creating in ways that demand more and more from their devices," said Marc Leibowitz, Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships at Adobe. "By teaming up with Western Digital, we are able to equip creatives with the tools they need to do their best work, wherever and whenever inspiration strikes."

Spark Imagination with a Purpose-Built NVMe SSD Drive

The new WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD is designed for endurance, packing high performance into a small-form factor to keep imaginations flowing -- all while maintaining low power consumption.

Key features of the new WD Blue SN570 NVMe SSD include:

  • NVMe Technology: Create faster while consuming low amounts of power. With read speeds up to 3,500MB/s† (500GB‡‡ - 1TB‡‡ models), systems can run up to 5X faster than Western Digital's best SATA SSDs.
  • Built-In Support: Work with extra confidence and peace of mind as the downloadable Western Digital® SSD Dashboard helps monitor the drive's health, available space, temperature and more.
  • Slim Design: Save on space with a single-sided M.2 2280 PCIe® Gen3 x4 NVMe SSD-- perfect for building the ideal creation engine, whether it's a desktop or laptop PC.
  • Reliability: Help protect your content with features like end to end data path protection.