- Graphic Card(s)
- Drive 1
- Drive 2
The extremely chic midi tower Stronghold comes from Kolink with a stylish side panel made of tempered glass and a front panel made of plastic with an attractive brushed aluminum look. There is plenty of room for presentable hardware in the tidy interior of the Stronghold. Pre-installed dust filters, extensive space for water cooling and practical cable management are just a few of the highlights of this Kolink housing, which is inexpensive despite its high-quality workmanship.
The features of the Kolink Stronghold at a glance
- Design case for mainboards up to E-ATX
- Side panel made of 4 mm thick tempered glass
- Plastic front with a brushed aluminum look
- 2x pre-installed 120mm fans, 6 possible in total
- I/O panel with 2x USB 2.0 / 1x USB 3.0 & HD audio in/out
- Support for two radiators, each in 240 mm format
- 2x 3.5/2.5 inch disk slots
- Graphics cards up to 38 cm in length & CPU coolers up to 16 cm in height
Side panel made of tempered glass & two pre-installed fans
The solid chassis consists of one millimeter thick SECC steel and is covered with a four millimeter thick tempered glass side panel and a plastic front with a stylish brushed aluminum look. The entire interior is coated black and fitted with a power supply cover to achieve a particularly clean look. This accommodates a permanently installed hard drive cage with brackets for two 3.5 or 2.5 inch drives and the power supply unit.
In order to ensure ventilation of the hardware installed in the housing, two of six possible 120 mm fans with Molex connectors are already included and installed in the housing. One is placed in the lowest of three possible places behind the front, the second in the only place at the back. Two more 120 mm fans can be installed under the cover.
Dust filters keep the Kolink Stronghold clean
The mainboard tray and the power supply cover offer numerous openings for sophisticated cable management. A 240mm radiator can be accommodated in the front and top of the Observatory housing. Ventilation openings with fine dust filters are located in the cover and on the underside of the housing. They can be removed without tools and are reinforced with a filigree honeycomb pattern.
Graphics cards can be up to 38 centimeters long and CPU coolers up to 16 centimeters high. In addition, the I/O panel on the front has two USB 2.0 ports and a USB 3.0 Type A port.
INTEL Core i9-11900K, clock frequency @ 5.30GHz, code name Rocket Lake-S, cores 8, threads 16, base clock 3.50GHz turbo clock, 5.30GHz, SMT yes (Intel Hyper-Threading), memory controller Dual Channel PC4-25600U (DDR4-3200 ), Free multiplier yes, remote maintenance yes (Intel vPro), CPU functions DL Boost, Thermal Velocity Boost (5.30GHz), Turbo Boost Max 3.0 (5.20GHz), Turbo Boost 2.0 (5.10GHz), vPro, Hyper-Threading, VT-x, VT-d, VT-x EPT, Intel 64, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, AVX-512, Idle States, EIST, Thermal Monitoring, IPT, SIPP, GNA 2.0, AES-NI , Secure Key, OS Guard, TXT, XD Bit, Boot Guard, TDP-down (95W), TDP-down frequency (3.00GHz) Chipset suitability B460, B560, H410 H470, H510, H570, Q470, W480, Z490, Z590, architecture Cypress Cove, L2 cache 4MB (8x 512kB), L3 cache 16MB, chipset interface DMI 3.0, 8GT / s (PCIe 3.0 x8), PCIe lanes 20x PCIe 4.0, memory max.128GB, memory bandwidth 50GB / s.
One should not take a cursory look at the technical data of the new Rocket Lake-S processors. Despite the 14nm manufacturing process, a lot has happened under the heatspreader. Comet Lake-S shows that Intel is still squeezing a lot of potential out of the silicon with the new architecture.
The old Skylake architecture has now had its day and will be replaced by Sunny Cove, but the performance of the new Intel generation is still remarkable. When comparing the microarchitectures it becomes clear that there is now a slightly larger L2 cache. Each calculation kernel has become a bit larger in terms of the die area. The familiar naming scheme is retained. There are therefore also variants without an iGPU or without a freely selectable multiplier.
The current generation of Rocket Lake remains true to the 1200 socket. Nevertheless, there is a new high-end platform for the new processors with the Z590 chipset. The new chips can also be operated on the 400 series motherboards via a BIOS update. The extent to which the new features are then all supported is up to the respective on-board partner. If you want to be on the safe side, you should choose a current board, then there is certainly PCI-E 4.0 support with a maximum of 20 lanes.
With Rocket Lake-S, Intel tries to close the gap to AMD. Sometimes they succeed and in many places the new processors are on par with AMD.
JONSBO CR-2100 CPU cooler dual tower, 2x 120mm ARGB black. Dimensions with fan (WxHxD) 120x159x134mm, fan 2x 120x120x25mm, 700-1500rpm, 43.32-106.7m³/h, 18.1-29.5dB(A), socket 775, 1150/1151/1155/1156/1200, AM2 /AM2+/AM3/AM3+, AM4, FM1/FM2/FM2+, RGB lighting, special features 6 heat pipes, heat pipe direct touch, dual tower
The Jonsbo CR-2100 is suitable for cooling powerful processors. The quiet 120 mm PWM fans with ARGB lighting ensure high cooling potential and a stylish design.
The features of the Jonsbo CR-2100 CPU cooler at a glance:
Black and silver dual tower cooler from Jonsbo
Two 120mm PWM fans
Fan with ARGB lighting (3-pin RGB, 5VDG, 5V)
Six copper heatpipes for quick heat dissipation
High compatibility with AMD and Intel
TDP of 200 watts
The features of the Jonsbo CR-2100 CPU cooler in detail
The Jonsbo CR-2100 is a powerful tower cooler for AMD and Intel sockets. The six copper heatpipes ensure that the heat is quickly dissipated and the two 120 mm fans with ARGB LEDs supplied provide stylish lighting. The 120 fans rotate at 700 to 1,500 rpm and generate a very low background noise of no more than 29.5 db(A) with a delivery volume of 106.7 m³/h.
The black cover ensures a discreet and minimalist design. The two 120 fans have integrated ARGB lighting. The lighting can be controlled via a suitable mainboard. The Jonsbo CR-2100 is compatible with many popular AMD and Intel sockets.
MSI B560M Pro-E, Intel 1200 socket, Intel B560 chipset, RAM 2x DDR4 DIMM, dual PC4-38400U/DDR4-4800 (OC), max. 64GB (UDIMM), expansion slots 1x PCIe 4.0 x16, 1x PCIe 3.0 x1, 1x M.2/M-Key (PCIe 3.0 x4/SATA, 2280/2260/2242), external connections 1x VGA (iGPU), 1x HDMI 2.0b (iGPU ), 2x USB-A 3.0 (5Gb/s), 2x USB-A 2.0 (480Mb/s), 1x Gb LAN (Intel I219-V), 3x jack, 1x PS/2 combo, internal connections 1x USB 3.0 header (5Gb/s, 2x USB 3.0), 2x USB 2.0 header (480Mb/s, 4x USB 2.0), 4x SATA 6Gb/s (B560), 1x serial, 1x TPM header, 1x chassis intrusion header , header cooling 1x CPU fan 4-pin, 1x fan 4-pin, audio 7.1 (Realtek ALC897), graphics iGPU, power connectors 1x 24-pin ATX, 1x 8-pin EPS12V, VRM 10 virtual phases (8+2), 6 real phases (4+2), PWM controller: RT3607CE (max. 7 phases), BIOS 1x 32MB (256Mb), special features audio+solid capacitors, diagnostic LED (LED indicators), onboard TPM 2.0 support (Intel PTT).
PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity.
FROZR AI COOLING
Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE.
EZ DEBUG LED
Ran into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get it up and running again.
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.
LOW LATENCY GAMING LAN POWERED BY INTEL®
Stay connected with Intel® LAN, optimized for stable internet throughput ideal for championship level online plays.
Supports 10th Gen Intel® Core™ , 11th Gen Intel® Core™ , Pentium® Gold and Celeron® processors for LGA 1200 socket
Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4800(OC) MHz
Core Boost : With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
DDR4 Boost : Advanced technology to deliver pure data signals for the best performance and stability.
Lightning Fast Experience : PCIe 4.0
Turbo M.2 : Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs
Audio Boost : Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
Steel Armor : Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI for better performance, stability and strength.
KFA2 GeForce RTX 4070 EX GAMER (1-Click OC), white, 12GB GDDR6X, connections 1x HDMI 2.1a, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, chip AD104-250-A1 "Ada Lovelace", chip clock 1920MHz, boost: 2475MHz (extreme mode), memory 12GB GDDR6X, 21Gbps (21008MHz effective), 192bit, 504GB/s, shader units/TMUs/ROPs 5888/240/80, cooling 3x axial fans, special features real-time raytracing (60 cores), tensor cores (240 ), NVIDIA G-Sync, NVIDIA VR-Ready, AV1 Decode, HDCP 2.3, 0dB-Zero-Fan-Mode, backplate, incl. graphics card holder, boost clock overclocked, interface PCIe 4.0 x16, computing power 29 TFLOPS (FP32) , DirectX 12 Ultimate (12_2), OpenGL 4.6, OpenCL 3.0, Vulkan 1.3, Shader Model 6.6
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 offers the ultra-performance and features that avid gamers and creators expect. Bring your games and creative projects to life with ray tracing and AI-powered graphics. This is backed by the ultra-efficient NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture and 12GB of super-fast G6X memory.
Hyperrealistic. hyper fast.
The Ada architecture unleashes the full glory of ray tracing, which simulates how light behaves in the real world. With the power of the RTX 40 series and the third generation RT cores, you can experience incredibly detailed virtual worlds like never before.
The power multiplier with AI.
DLSS is a revolutionary breakthrough in AI-powered graphics that massively boosts performance. DLSS 3 leverages the new fourth-generation Tensor Cores and Optical Flow Accelerator on GeForce RTX 40-series GPUs to use AI to create additional high-quality frames.
Victory measured in milliseconds.
NVIDIA Reflex and GeForce RTX 40 series GPUs offer the lowest latency and best responsiveness for the ultimate competitive advantage. Designed to optimize and measure system latency, Reflex delivers faster aiming, faster response times, and the best aiming accuracy for competitive games.
FSP Hydro K Pro power supply, 850W, ATX 2.52, fan 120mm, connections 2x 4/8-pin ATX12V, 4x 6/8-pin PCIe, 8x SATA, 2x IDE, 1x floppy, 1x 24-pin, average efficiency 88 %, certificates according to the manufacturer 80 PLUS Bronze (according to the manufacturer, 230V EU), dimensions (WxHxD) 150x86x140mm, manufacturer's guarantee 5 years, +3.3V, 20A +5V, 20A +12V, 70.8A -12V 0.3A +5Vsb 2.5A number 12V -Rails 1, PFC active, form factor ATX PS/2, specification ATX 2.52, special features ErP Lot 6, supports Haswell C6/C7 low-power states, color black.
Up-to-date Circuit Design
A dual forward topology integrated with active PFC and PWM technology and double EMI filter delivers full power and enhance stability to your system.
Double Layer EMI Filter
To reduce electromagnetic interference and suppress noise.
Stable DC to DC Output Quality
DC to DC modules with low ripple noise and prolongs system lifetime.
Low Noise, Less Heat
Hydro K PRO series is equipped with the 120mm hydraulic bearing fan (HYB) which makes optimum cooling and reduces noise. Moreover, the lifespan of fan is longer than standard one.
+12V Single Rail Design
Designed for power-intensive VGA cards, provides strong power to any overloading condition
80 Plus® Bronze Certification
With an 230V 80 Plus® rating, Hydro K PRO series delivers over 88% high efficiency.
Energy Related ErP/Eup
Green Power! The total AC power consumption less than 5Vsb rail to meet the new EU Regulation ErP for modern systems.
MEGA Electronics Fastro MS150 SSD 1TB, Solid State Module (SSM) design, form factor M.2 2280, interface M.2/M-Key (PCIe 3.0 x4), reading 2400MB/s, writing 3200MB/s SLC-Cached, IOPS 4K read/write 240k/250k, memory modules 3D-NAND TLC, TBW 1.2PB, reliability forecast 1.5 million hours (MTBF), controller Silicon Motion SM2263XT, 4 channels, cache 2GB (DDR4), SLC cache, protocol NVMe 1.3, Power consumption 6W maximum.
Fastro MS150 SSD is a large storage solution that offers read/write speeds of up to 2,400MB/s / 3,200MB/s. That's 6 to 8 times faster than a SATA-based SSD and even 50 times faster than a traditional hard drive. The SSD works with high performance, lower heat and faster loading time. The efficient performance and the M.2 2280 design make the MS150 SSD ideal for slim notebooks and systems with limited space.
NVMe is leading the new standard for SSDs, and NVMe SSDs are designed to provide a range of storage solutions that are ideal for new PC builds, laptops/notebooks, and storage system upgrades. Improved systems and higher PC performance also mean better performance in software and applications such as 3D rendering, gaming and media creation.
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The ultimate pleasure for your ears thanks to Creative Sound Blaster Cinema.
MSI, the world's leader in motherboards and graphics cards has chosen Creative Sound Blaster Cinema audio technology for its new motherboard lineup. Sound Blaster is the leading brand in PC gaming audio and MSI is excited about the prospect of providing class-leading audio technology with its motherboards. Thanks to the Sound Blaster Cinema suite of audio technologies, gamers can enjoy upgraded surround sound through their stereo headphones, enhanced gaming sound effects and Smart Volume control for long gaming sessions.
When using Sound Blaster Cinema, gamers will be able to hear their opponents more clearly and easily while enjoying the competitive advantage of accurate positional audio to reveal the precise location of their opponents.
Sound Blaster Cinema
Armed with the technology of the biggest name in PC gaming audio, gamers can leverage Sound Blaster Cinema to get the best sound enhancements for today's games powered by Sound Blaster SBX Pro Studio technology. Each of the five technologies of SBX Pro Studio is focused on delivering a more immersive gaming experience:
-SBX Bass - SBX Bass technology dramatically improves the sound experience by expanding the low frequency tones
-SBX Crystalizer - Ensures that every audio detail is heard by restoring the "highs" and "lows" that are compromised with audio compression
-SBX Dialog Plus - SBX Dialog Plus intelligently enhances voices in games and moves for dramatically clearer dialog
-SBX Surround - Goes beyond 7.1 surround sound creating unprecedented levels of audio realism including stunning surround effects that produce virtual speakers around, above and below you
-SBX Smart Volume - Address the problem of abrupt volume level changes in games by intelligently applying gain and attenuation to deliver consistent volume levels
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64Bit, pre-installed with all necessary device drivers. Switch on and get started!
The launch of Windows 10 and the associated developments are among the most important market launches in Microsoft's corporate history. Windows 10 not only brings a new version of the operating system onto the market, Windows 10 enables a new platform generation:
"We want to ensure that we offer developers the largest and most vibrant user base for their applications," said Satya Nadella in his opening keynote at BUILD 2015 in San Francisco. Windows 10 is now available in 190 countries and 111 languages.
The browser is really new in Windows 10: Edge replaces Internet Explorer. The new browser doesn't just have the cooler name. It is also much faster. In almost all browser benchmarks, Edge depends on IE 11 from Windows 8.1. It can almost double its pace in Mozilla's Kraken benchmark. It looks the same in Google's Octane 2.0 test. Its pace remains roughly the same in the Sunspider test and the Peacekeeper benchmark. Conclusion: When it comes to the browser speed, Windows 10 with Edge catches up a lot. In Kraken and Octane, Edge overtakes the competition, in the Sunspider he stays ahead. The old conditions are only preserved in the Peacekeeper test.
Microsoft already shortened the start times of Windows extremely with Windows 8. If the computer is switched off using "Shut down", it does not switch itself off, but only goes into hibernation - from which it can wake up more quickly. Even with a real Katlstart or restart, Windows 8.1 is slightly slower: However, over time, Windows remembers the files that it needs for the start: The start time is shortened with repeated starts. After ten starts, the two operating systems were almost on par with 20 seconds (Windows 10) and 22 seconds (Windows 8.1).
Windows is actually getting faster and faster the older it gets: For most components, manufacturers are releasing ever more up-to-date drivers that accelerate the hardware. Windows feels like it is getting slower and slower: This is mostly due to the fact that the autostart folder is filling up with more and more entries, more and more tools are running in the background and more and more programs that are no longer used are littering the memory. The performance tests show hardly any difference between Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Sometimes one system is faster, sometimes the other. But all the results are so closely related - with less than three percent difference - that no difference is noticeable in practice. This also applies to tests such as Cinebench R15, which primarily check the processor performance. Even if we repeated the tests several times, nothing changed: When saving and buffering frequently used files, nothing seems to have changed between Windows 8.1 and 10. Conclusion: When it comes to hardware performance, Windows 10 is as fast as Windows 8.1 - or vice versa. So that Windows 10 stays fast, the same rules apply as always with Windows: Install the latest drivers and keep the system clean.
Windows 10 comes with the new Direct X12 3D interface. DX12 is designed to allow game programmers to use the capabilities of the GPU more efficiently. Computers with less powerful graphics cards can also benefit from this and display graphically complex games more smoothly. At the moment, the potential of DX12 can only be demonstrated using synthetic benchmarks such as the API overhead test. Conclusion: Windows 10 has the potential to accelerate games on weaker systems thanks to the DX12. But the concrete results will only show games that use DX12. The first should appear at the end of the year.
Windows 10 lays a good foundation: the hardware manufacturers have to use this to tease out a performance plus with improved drivers. Or in the case of Direct X12 game programmers who use the capabilities of the new interface in games.
HI-TECH anti-cucumber guarantee (already included in full when purchasing a HI-TECH PC and / or notebook)
a) Complete assembling of the PC system or notebook including serial number management
b) Optimization of the cabling between the individual PC components for the purpose of optimal air flow in the system
c) Optimization and performance enhancement of various hardware components (GraKa / CPU etc.)
d) Installation of the latest BIOS updates (motherboard, GraKa)
e) Complete configuration of the BIOS settings to provide the maximum performance and reliability of the PC system + storage of the settings in order to be able to reload them later (e.g. after changing the BIOS battery)
f) free hotline
g) 24-hour long-term test for quality control of the PC components
Enjoy a Breathtaking Gaming Experience with the Systems of HI-TECH!
Our perfectly configured high performance systems offer you the power that you need to win against all your opponents. Real graphics and extreme performance lead you into new dimensions of gaming. Independent journalists attest: our PCs and notebooks are a "masterpiece" (Ingame.de) and the "antithesis of the iMac" (Profil.at)
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