- Graphic Card(s)
After uniformly designed and therefore mostly closed fronts were popular in recent years, there has been a growing number of enclosures that use more open designs and thus promise a stronger airflow. These models also include the new Citadel Mesh RGB, which Kolink has placed as an attractive Micro-ATX case. A total of three 120 mm A-RGB fans shine through the front or through the glass side panel. The lighting is controlled either via a 5 V A RGB connection on the mainboard or conveniently via the remote control supplied.
The interior of the Citadel Mesh RGB not only promises enough space for a micro ATX mainboard and an ATX power supply, but also for tall tower coolers and long graphics cards. If necessary, water cooling with a 240mm radiator can also be used.
The cooling performance is accordingly significantly better than in comparable, closed housings. It is particularly positive that the A-RGB fans have PWM connections and can be easily controlled via a single PWM connection using the integrated PWM distributor. This is an exception in this price range. The fans are not whisper-quiet, but if you turn them down, the noise level will be completely unproblematic for most users.
Compared to a typical ATX case, Kolink's micro-ATX case saves a lot of space, but is still generous with a view of high tower coolers and long graphics cards. The three pre-assembled A-RGB fans shape the appearance of the housing - and the Citadel Mesh RGB is particularly user-friendly when it comes to lighting control. In addition to the LED button and control via a suitable mainboard, the supplied remote control can also be used. The glass side panel also provides convenience because it can be easily opened as a door.
INTEL Core i7-11700, clock frequency @ 4.9 GHz Socket 1200, code name Rocket Lake-S, cores 8 threads 16, base clock 2.50GHz turbo clock 4.90GHz, SMT yes (Intel Hyper-Threading), memory controller Dual Channel PC4-25600U (DDR4 -3200), CPU functions DL Boost, Turbo Boost Max 3.0 (4.90GHz), Turbo Boost 2.0 (4.80GHz), 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, Cypress architecture 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.
The Core i7-11700 offers eight physical cores and can process up to 16 threads simultaneously thanks to SMT (Hyper-Threading) support. The base clock is 2.5 GHz, the highest turbo clock frequency in single-threading load increases to 4.9 GHz. As a new highlight, the Core i7-11700 also has 20 PCIe 4.0 lanes, 16 of which are primarily intended for the graphics card and the remaining four lanes for a PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD.
In terms of single-threaded and IPC performance, the Cypress Cove architecture is a significant step forward - especially compared to what we have seen over and over again in recent years with the numerous Skylake reissues. We are actually talking about + 20% IPC performance, which Intel brings back to the level of AMD's Zen 3 architecture in this regard. Intel can exploit this primarily in applications in which only a few cores are used. Above all, however, Intel is clearly targeting gamers as buyers of its new processors. If we look at the corresponding benchmarks, we can actually say that Intel has once again put the player's crown on the table. But the truth is also that you don't clearly beat AMD with the Ryzen 5000 processors, but the gaps here are so small that you can speak of a tie. Gamers who choose an output resolution of 1080p and higher and a corresponding level of detail are limited by the GPU performance of both AMD and Intel.
SILENTIUMPC Spartan 4 Max Evo ARGB. SilentiumPC offers the Spartan 4 CPU cooler in four versions. RGB lighting is also reserved for certain versions. The Spartan 4 MAX is not only a bit bigger, but above all, it is more powerful. In addition, the number of heat pipes increases. In addition, the lamellar body and thus the height of the radiator grow to a still low 143 millimeters. At the same time, the fan is being replaced by a 120 mm version that can be operated between 250 and 1,500 rpm. This enables a TDP of 150 watts to be cooled.
Spartan 4 Max Evo ARGB is offered with an illuminated ARGB fan, in which each individual LED can be controlled separately. Not only the fan blades but also the fan frame are illuminated. The speed range remains the same compared to the non-illuminated fans of the standard models. The lighting can be controlled via a suitable mainboard or a suitable controller. If both are missing, an auto-LED function can at least start the rainbow effect.
MSI B560M Pro-VDH WIFI, socket Intel 1200, chipset Intel B560, RAM 4x DDR4 DIMM, dual PC4-40533U / DDR4-5066 (OC), max. 128GB (UDIMM), expansion slots 1x PCIe 4.0 x16, 2x PCIe 3.0 x1 , 1x M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 4.0 x4, 221100/2280/2260/2242, CPU), 1x M.2 / M-Key) external connections 1x VGA (iGPU), 1x HDMI 2.0b (iGPU), 1x DisplayPort 1.4 (iGPU), 2x USB-A 3.1 (10Gb / s), 2x USB-A 3.0 (5Gb / s), 2x USB-A 2.0 (480Mb / s), 1x 2.5GBase-T (Realtek RTL8125B), 3x jack, 1x PS / 2 combo, header cooling 1x CPU fan 4-pin, 2x fan 4-pin, 1x pump 4-pin, header Lighting 1x 4-pin RGB (+ 12V / G / R / B, max. 3A), 1x 3-pin ARGB (+ 5V / DATA / GND, max. 3A), audio 7.1 (Realtek ALC897) , Wireless Wi-Fi 6 (WLAN 802.11a / b / g / n / ac / ax, 2x2, Intel AX201), Bluetooth 5.2, Special features audio + solid capacitors, 1x M.2 passive cooler, diagnostic LED (LED indicators).
The PRO series helps users work smarter by providing an efficient and productive experience. The motherboards of the PRO series offer stable functionality and high-quality assembly and not only offer optimized professional workflows, but also less troubleshooting and longevity.
M.2 SHIELD FROZR
The world's fastest SSDs can degrade performance when they get hot. M.2 SHIELD FROZR is part of the motherboards heat sink design and the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this. It provides the best thermal protection to ensure that the SSD maintains maximum performance.
A huge step in GDR performance
MSI OC LAB doesn't just work hard on extreme overclocking. Compared to the XMP profile of the B460 motherboard memory, MSI has significantly improved the performance and efficiency of the B560. Easy to activate XMP profile with automatic power settings to get the best storage speed and stability.
Supports 10th Generation Intel Core, 11th Generation Intel Core
Supports DDR4 memory up to 5066 (OC) MHz
Core Boost: With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and get better performance.
DDR4 Boost: Advanced technology to provide pure data signals for best performance and stability.
Lightning fast: PCIe 4.0, Lightning Gen4 x4 M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr
2.5G LAN: Improved network solution for professional and multimedia use. Provides a secure, stable and fast network connection
Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio-quality sound
Steel Jacket: Protects VGA cards from bending and EMI for better performance, stability, and strength.
ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3060 Ti V2 (LHR), 8GB GDDR6, connections 1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, chip GA104-202-A1 "Ampere", 38SM, 392mm², chip clock 1410MHz, Boost: 1695MHz (OC mode) memory 8GB GDDR6, 1750MHz, 14Gbps (14000MHz effective), 256bit, 448GB / s, shader units / TMUs / ROPs 4864/152/80, cooling 2x axial fans (90mm), special features realtime raytracing, raytracing cores (38), tensor cores (152), NVIDIA G-Sync, NVIDIA VR-Ready, AV1 decode, HDCP 2.3, 0dB zero fan mode (up to 55 ° C), LED lighting (RGB), backplate, overclocked boost clock (+ 30MHz), PCIe 4.0 x16 interface, computing power 16.49 TFLOPS (FP32), 258 GFLOPS (FP64), DirectX 12 Ultimate (12_2), OpenGL 4.6, OpenCL 3.0, Vulkan 1.2, Shader Model 6.6.
The ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3060 Ti MINI graphics card is designed for compact gaming builds and the Intel NUC 9. Features like the Axial-Tech fan design, a custom 2-slot thermal solution, and Auto-Extreme technology make the MINI an obvious choice for those looking for an SFF system that can match the graphics performance of full-size builds and can easily keep up with powerful desktops.
Axial Tech Fan Design: Better, Faster, Stronger! Originally the result of research and development efforts on top of the range ROG graphics cards, the Axial-Tech fan design features a smaller fan hub that allows for longer blades and a locking ring that increases downward air pressure. The improved efficiency allows the fan to keep things cool at low speeds, resulting in less system noise and longer component life.
144 hour validation program: “Extensive” is perhaps an understatement. A 144-hour validation program puts cards through a series of rigorous tests to ensure compatibility with the latest games.
NVIDIA Ampere Streaming Multiprocessors: As building blocks for the fastest, most efficient GPUs in the world, the brand new Ampere SM offers twice the FP32 throughput and improved energy efficiency.
2nd Generation RT Cores: Experience twice the throughput of 1st Generation RT Cores, plus simultaneous RT and Shading for a whole new level of ray tracing performance.
3rd generation tensor cores: Achieve up to double the throughput with structural sparsity and advanced AI algorithms such as DLSS. These cores offer massive game performance boosts and completely new AI capabilities.
OC Edition: Boost clock 1710 MHz (OC mode) / 1680 MHz (gaming mode).
A stainless steel bracket is harder and more resistant to corrosion.
A 2-slot design maximizes compatibility and cooling efficiency for superior performance in a small package.
The Axial-Tech fan design features a smaller fan hub that allows for longer blades and a locking ring that increases the downward air pressure.
With 0dB technology, you can enjoy relaxed gaming in relative silence.
FSP Hydro M Pro 800W ATX 2.52 fan 120mm, cable management partially modular, connections 1x 20/24-pin, 1x 8-pin EPS12V, 1x 4/8-pin ATX12V, 4x 6/8-pin PCIe, 8x SATA, 3x IDE, 1x floppy Average efficiency 88% (manufacturer), 88% (80 PLUS, 230V EU), certificates 80 PLUS bronze (manufacturer), 80 PLUS bronze (230V EU) Dimensions (WxHxD) 150x86x140mm, manufacturer's guarantee five years, number of 12V rails 1 + 3.3V 20A + 5V 20A + 12V 66.66A -12V 0.3A + 5Vsb 2.5A PFC active Form factor ATX PS / 2 Special features ErP Lot 6, supports "Haswell" C6 / C7 low-power states.
Intelligent fan speed control
An advanced fan control detects heat, adjusts the fan speed for optimal cooling performance and also protects valuable components in the event of maximum heat load.
The HYDRO PRO series is quieter when idling and the 120 mm fan reduces noise, even when you put a lot of stress on your system.
DC to DC module design
With 12V SR circuit and DC-to-DC structure, HYDRO PRO series ensures excellent conversion efficiency and stable output voltage.
Black coatings and cables
The matt black coating and the flat cables give your system a confident look and a straightforward design.
Energy-related ErP / Eup 2013
Green power! The total AC power consumption of the finished system is less than 5 Vsb rail to support the new EU regulation ErP 2013 for modern systems.
SAMSUNG SSD PM9A1 256GB, M.2, design Solid State Module (SSM), form factor M.2 2280, interface M.2 / M-Key (PCIe 4.0 x4), read 6400MB / s, write 2700MB / s SLC-Cached, IOPS 4K read / write 500k / 600k, 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 1TB, SATA 6Gb/s, Form factor: 3.5" • Drive: 7200rpm • Cache: 64MB • Power consumption: 6.4W (working), 2.2W (idle) • Volume: 26dB(A) (working), 25dB(A) (idle) • Specials: 4KB Sectors with Emulation.
The DT Desktop hard disk drive series provides 1TB capacity and features an innovative technology to deliver a greater level of power efficiency and quiet operation for energy-conscious, environmentally-friendly computers. With low power, high capacity and cool operation, these 3.5-inch (8.9 cm) drives offer a rotation speed of up to 5940 rpm and an interface transfer rate of 6 Gb/s. In addition, the DT Series uses Advanced Format technology to provide maximum error detection and more efficient use of the storage surface area.
No optical disc drive in the system!
Keyboard / Mouse
USB 3.2 Gen 2 10Gbps Type-A
WiFi / Bluetooth
USB 3.2 Gen 1 5Gbps Type-A
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
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