- Graphic Card(s)
Especially in your own four walls, many people strive to provide peace and quiet in order to find relaxation. Unfortunately, the PC also opposes these efforts in many cases and is annoying with high noise levels during operation. With Tranquility, Kolink offers just the right housing for noise-stricken people. Comprehensive insulation provides protection against loud fans or hard drives. So that the hardware inside remains well cooled, the tranquility offers subtle ventilation slots on the front. The insulated cover can optionally be removed, for example if a radiator is installed underneath. The Kolink Tranquility can be trimmed for performance with optimized airflow, but remains nice and quiet thanks to the additional insulation on the front and side panels. Externally, the gaming case also impresses with its reserved and modern design.
The features of the Kolink Tranquility at a glance
Soundproofed design housing for mainboards up to ATX
Sound insulation on the front and side panels
Solid, soundproof and removable lid
Front made of plastic in a brushed aluminum look
2x pre-installed 120 mm fans, 6 in total possible
I / O panel with 2x USB 2.0 / 1x USB 3.0 & HD audio in / out
Support for radiators up to 240 mm on the front and lid
2x 3.5 / 2.5 inch disk slots
Graphics cards up to 38 cm long & CPU cooler up to 16 cm high
Comprehensive insulation & two pre-installed fans
The solid chassis is made of one millimeter thick SECC steel. Both side parts and the front are lined with insulation mats. The solid lid is also insulated, but can also be removed completely, for example to improve the airflow. Because underneath, a 240 mm radiator can be attached like on the front. On the front, in the look of brushed aluminum, there are two subtle ventilation slots on the side for the air supply. A 240 radiator can also be accommodated there.
In order to ensure ventilation of the hardware installed in the housing, two of six possible 120 mm fans 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 on the back. Two additional 120 mm fans can be installed under the cover.
The entire interior is coated in black and provided with a power supply cover to achieve a particularly clean look. There is space for a permanently installed hard drive cage with brackets for two 3.5 or 2.5 inch drives and the power supply. A holder for a total of two 2.5-inch drives is attached to the back of the mainboard tray. The mainboard tray and the cover of the power supply offer numerous openings for sophisticated cable management. At the bottom there is a removable dust filter for the power supply.
Intel Core i7-10700KF, clock frequency @ 5.1GHz, socket 1200, code name Comet Lake-S, cores 8, threads 16, base clock 3.80GHz, turbo clock 5.10GHz, memory controller Dual Channel PC4-23466U (DDR4-2933), CPU features Optane Memory Support, Turbo Boost Max 3.0 (5.10GHz), Turbo Boost 2.0, vPro, SMT (Hyper-Threading), VT-x, VT-d, VT-x EPT, Intel 64, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX , AVX2, Idle States, EIST, Thermal Monitoring, IPT, SIPP, AES-NI, Secure Key, SGX, OS Guard, TXT, XD Bit, Boot Guard, TDP-down (95W), TDP-down frequency (3.50GHz) , Multiplier freely selectable, L2 cache 2MB (8x 256kB), L3 cache 16MB, chipset interface DMI 3.0, 8GT / s (PCIe 3.0 x4), PCIe lanes 16x (PCIe 3.0), memory max. 128GB, memory bandwidth 45.8GB / s.
With the new Comet Lake generation, Intel is entering the tenth round of Core i processors. The most important changes to the new processors include new options for Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 (TBMT), i.e. the automatic overclocking of the CPUs. With the new Thermal Velocity Boost (TVB), Intel determines the two best cores of a CPU and gives them an extra boost to the maximum boost clock. In other words, Intel simply tickles more performance from the CPUs through improved boost rates and higher clock rates.
The Core i7-10700K has eight cores and 16 threads and now offers Hyper-Threading again compared to the Core i7-9700K of the previous generation. In principle, the Core i7-10700K is now what the Core i9-9900K was before.
Once again, Intel means more evolution than revolution. Intel has made a few improvements here and there that also lead to more performance, but these do not relate to the architecture of the CPU, but to all other aspects that affect performance. In particular, the increase in the TDP to 125 watts and the improvement in the cooling of the CPUs are worth mentioning. In the end, these two points enable more boost, thus more clock and therefore more performance.
ENERMAX Liqmax III, internal (closed system), heatsink for CPU, heatsink material copper, compatibility CPU 775, 1150, 1151, 1155, 1156, 1366, 2011, 2011-3, 2066, AM2, AM2 +, AM3, AM3 +, AM4, FM1 , FM2, FM2 +, radiator size 240mm, radiator thickness 27mm, radiator material aluminum, fan 2x 120mm, 500-1600rpm, 14-27 dB (A), LED (RGB), LED control
The LIQMAX III RGB all-in-one CPU water cooler with RGB lighting.
The water block in acrylic optics is equipped in the Aurabelt design, which provides brilliant light effects. LIQMAX III RGB supports RGB synchronization with motherboards that have 4-pin RGB connectors (+ 12V / G / R / B). Thanks to the dual chamber design patented by ENERMAX, the Central Coolant Inlet (CCI) and the Shunt Channel Technology (SCT), the cooler achieves faster heat transfer and a longer service life. The RGB fans with dual-convex fan blades are optimized for radiators and generate high static pressure to force the heat out of the cooling fins. The LIQMAX III RGB is an excellent cooler for housings that do not want to do without RGB lighting.
The cooler is very well made and, for fans of light games, has smartly illuminated fans and a discreetly illuminated pump unit. In addition, the lighting is compatible with all common mainboards with a corresponding mainboard header.
MSI MPG Z490M Gaming Edge WiFi, form factor µATX, chipset Intel Z490, RAM 4x DDR4 DIMM, dual PC4-38400U / DDR4-4800 (OC), max. 128GB (UDIMM), expansion slots 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 (1x x16, 1x x8), 2x PCIe 3.0 x1, 1x M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 3.0 x4 / SATA, 22110/2280/2260/2242 ), 1x M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 3.0 x4 / SATA, 2280/2260/2242), external connections 1x HDMI 1.4b (iGPU), 1x DisplayPort 1.2 (iGPU), 1x USB-C 3.1 (Z490), 1x USB-A 3.1 (Z490), 2x USB-A 3.0, 2x USB-A 2.0, 1x 2.5GBase-T (Realtek RTL8125B-CG), 5x jack, 1x Toslink, 1x PS / 2 combo, Header cooling 1x CPU fan 4-pin, 3x fan 4-pin, 1x pump 4-pin, header lighting 2x 4-pin RGB (+ 12V / G / R / B, max. 3A), 2x 3- Pin ARGB (+ 5V / DATA / GND, max. 3A), buttons / switches LED switch (internal), audio 7.1 (Realtek ALC1220), Wireless WLAN 802.11a / b / g / n / ac / ax (2x2, Intel AX201), Bluetooth 5.1, RAID level 0/1/5/10 (Z490), multi-GPU NVIDIA 2-Way-SLI (x8 / x8), AMD 2-Way-CrossFireX (x8 / x8), RGB lighting, 1 zone (chipset cooler), BIOS 1x 32MB (256Mb), special features audio + solid capacitors, diagnostics LED (LED indicators), I / O cover integrated, 1x M.2 passive cooler.
The MSI MPG Z490M Gaming Edge WiFi is equipped with the high-end chipset for the Intel Core processors of the 10th generation and allows the manual overclocking of CPUs with a free multiplier. Since the "Comet Lake-S" processors require a new socket due to the optimized power supply, the Intel socket LGA1200 is used on the 400 series motherboards. Despite the increased number of pins, the actual size of the socket remains the same as older sockets, so that CPU coolers for LGA 115x sockets can also be mounted on the mainboard.
The features of the MSI MPG Z490M Gaming Edge WiFi motherboard at a glance:
2x PCIe (3.0) x16 and 2x PCIe (3.0) x1
3x USB 3.1 (1x type A / 1x type C / 1 header)
A total of 4x USB 3.0 and 6x USB 2.0 (internal & external)
2x M.2 (PCIe 3.0 x4) / 4x SATA 6G
Supports max. 128 GB DDR4 RAM up to 4,800 MHz
Integrated RGB-LED lighting with RGB-LED headers
With integrated WiFi and Bluetooth module
Fast 2.5 Gbit LAN
The MSI MPG Z490M Gaming Edge WiFi in detail
The MSI MPG Z490M Gaming Edge WiFi is a mainboard in Micro-ATX form factor and offers two PCIe x16 slots that are directly connected to the CPU, as well as two PCIe x1 slots for plug-in and expansion cards. As a high-end mainboard, the MSI MPG Z490M Gaming Edge WiFi also supports multi-GPU setups via SLI / NVLINK and AMD Crossfire / XDMA.
The other features of the motherboard also include a striking cooler design and integrated RGB LED lighting. Additional RGB LED components can be connected and controlled via two 4-pin RGB headers (12V) and two digitally addressable 3-pin RGB headers (5V), provided they are compatible with the RGB software of the mainboard.
Up to 128 GB DDR4 memory in dual-channel mode can be used in the four DIMM slots. The Z490 chipset supports clock rates of up to 2,933 MHz by default, but the MSI MPG Z490M Gaming Edge WiFi enables the operation of RAM kits with up to 4,800 MHz via OC!
Two M.2 slots and four SATA 6G ports are available for storage drives. The M.2 slots support the NVMe protocol, which enables data transfer rates of almost 4 GB / s. M.2 PCIe SSDs are up to eight times faster than SATA 6G SSDs!
The two large expansion slots for graphics cards are reinforced in order to counteract wear and tear with frequent use when the mainboard is used in test systems and on benchtables, for example. The board design is dominated by black and dark gray, so that illuminated components come to the fore.
KFA2 GeForce RTX 3070 EX [1-Click OC], 8GB GDDR6, connections 1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, chip GA104-300-A1 "Ampere", 46SM, 392mm², chip clock 1500MHz, boost: 1785MHz (OC mode), Memory 8GB GDDR6, 1750MHz, 14Gbps (14000MHz effective), 256bit, 448GB / s, shader units / TMUs / ROPs 5888/184/96, cooling 2x axial fans (102mm) (RGB illuminated), special features realtime Raytracing, Raytracing Cores (46), Tensor Cores (184), NVIDIA G-Sync, NVIDIA VR-Ready, AV1 Decode, HDCP 2.3, 0dB Zero Fan Mode, backplate, LED lighting (RGB), boost clock overclocked (+ 60MHz), interface PCIe 4.0 x16, computing power 21.02 TFLOPS (FP32), 328 GFLOPS (FP64), DirectX 12 Ultimate (12_2) OpenGL 4.6 OpenCL 2.0 Vulkan 1.2 Shader model 6.5.
The cooling takes place via two large aluminum fin blocks, which are connected via several copper heat pipes and two temperature-controlled axial fans (102 mm). The metal backplate ensures greater stability.
Gamers are offered a high level of performance that even makes last year's top model, the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Non-OC, look old. 2K gaming with at least / over 60 FPS are no problem for the 3070s. Also in the technical area (higher ray tracing performance, better energy efficiency) there are only positive things to note.
In addition to the very good performance, the processing quality, overclocking potential and design (chic and customizable RGB lighting) are also appealing. There is also a big plus for the well thought-out cooling concept.
FSP Fortron/Source Hyper 700W Netzteil, ATX 2.31, Fan: 120mm low noise, PFC: active, Type of connection: fixed, Connectors: 1x 20/24-Pin, 1x 4/8-Pin ATX12V, 4x 6/8-Pin PCIe, 8x SATA, 2x IDE, 1x Floppy, Quantity of 12V-Rails: 1, +3.3V 20A, +5V 20A, +12V 45A, +5Vsb 3.0A, Average efficiency: 85% (Manufacturer), Form factor ATX PS/2, Dimensions (WxHxD) 150x86x140mm
HYPER K series comes ranging from 500W, 600W to 700W for your choice. Enthusiasts of Gamer and hardware, you won't miss HYPER series this time, the high stable performance but affordable price will be your BEST choice.
HYPER K series comes with the +12 single rail design and the SATA array cable, optimized the airflow in case, no-hassle with case side panel. Also, 120mm long lasting fan provides superior cooling, noise <19dBA at 50% loading. Multiple PCI-Express 6+2 pin connectors equipped also 8 units of SATA cable provided.
Complies with ATX 12V v2.4 & EPS 12V v2.92
Meets 85% Efficiency
Active PFC, Power Factor ≧ 99%
+12V Single Rail Design
PCI-Express 6+2 Pin Graphic Card Connectors
SATA Array Cable
120mm Quiet Fan
Complete Protections: OCP, OVP, SCP
Meet ErP/EuP 2013 Standard
Latest Intel Platform Ready
Multiple Safety Approvals
As we get requests concerning the proper sizes of power supplies very often, we want to give you some information here, so that you can get an idea of this topic:
SAMSUNG SSD PM9A1 512GB, M.2, design Solid State Module (SSM), form factor M.2 2280, interface M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 4.0 x4), read 6900MB / s
Write 5000MB / s SLC-Cached, IOPS 4K read / write 800k / 800k, memory modules 3D-NAND TLC, Samsung, 136 layers (V-NAND v6), reliability prognosis 1.5 million hours (MTBF), controller Samsung Elpis (S4LV003) , 8 channels, cache 512MB (LPDDR4), SLC cache, protocol NVMe 1.3c, data protection functions 256bit AES, TCG Opal 2.0, power consumption 0.035W (idle), 0.005W (sleep mode), special features L1.2 low power standby.
The Samsung OEM SSD PM9A1 is made entirely of semiconductor components and uses NAND flash memory, which has high reliability and advanced technology in a small form factor. Thanks to the support of the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) 4.0 interface standard, performance is much faster than that of SATA SSDs. A comparison of the speed makes it clear that the PM9A1 version is definitely ahead. In contrast to the 6,000 MB / s, the two previous models only offered 3,500 MB / s. This is no wonder. After all, both OEMs were equipped with PCIe 3.0 and not the latest PCIe 4.0 standard.
The Samsung PM9A1 is an M.2 SSD with PCIe 4.0 and practically the OEM counterpart to the 980 Pro.
TOSHIBA Harddisk 3TB, SATA 6Gb/s, Form factor: 3.5" • Speed: 7200rpm • Cache: 64MB • Power consumption: 6.4W (operation), 5.2W (idle) • Volume: 28dB(A) (operation), 27dB(A) (idle) • Recording process: Conventional magnetic Recording (CMR) • sectors: 4KB with emulation (512e) • Encryption: not available • Special features: not available • Warranty: two years
It was not too many years ago that the idea of a 1TB drive was almost mind-boggling. However, with the continued explosion of digital data, including large-file-size games that support hi-resolution and/or 3D graphics, HD movies, HD music (and more), the need to store that data now makes a 1TB HDD not seem all that large. Also, enterprise storage systems are experiencing similar (if not even greater) growth, so more storage capacity with fewer drives is always going to be an attractive option. Hence, the market is definitely there for ever-larger capacity HDDs.
Toshiba’s DT01ACA300 HDD is a consistent performer. In our testing, it attained over 190MB/s sequential reads and writes for all transfer sizes of 16KB and larger, being under 190MB/s for only the smallest 1/3 of the transfer sizes. This demonstrates a high level of consistent performance. Our testing gave us a total score that was 20% higher than other similar drives. Our PCMark Vantage HDD suite testing gave us a total score that was 10% higher than other similar drives. In our HD Tune Pro testing, we even saw burst speeds of nearly 418MB/s, this is flash storage territory.
Toshiba’ DT01ACA300 HDD is a top-performing mechanical drive. We saw a number of benchmark results that best any of the 3TB mechanical HDDs that we have previously tested. Note that in the PCMark Vantage testing, this HDD excelled with both Windows Media Center and Windows Photo Gallery – in other words, content creation. Although this drive is marketed as a client HDD, we are seeing performance that should also appeal to media professionals and other content creators, and 3TB of capacity in a single drive to boot.
No optical disc drive in the system!
PS/2 Combo Port
USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-A)
HD Audio Connectors
USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps (Type-C)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps (Type-A)
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
Optical S/PDIF OUT
Monitor connections can be found in the detailed description of “GRAPHIC CARD(S)”
Front ports of the PC / Cases can be found in the detailed description of „CASE“
Integrated WLAN. For more information click "Motherboard" or "Interfaces" !
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!
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