- Graphic Card(s)
KOLINK Observatory RGB, Case color black, Internal: 2x 2.5"/3.5" (transverse, HDD rails) • Front I/O: 1x USB-A 3.0, 2x USB-A 2.0, 1x microphone, 1x headphone • PCI-slots: 7 • Fan(s) (front): 3x 120mm (RGB illuminated) • Fan(s) (rear): 1x 120mm (RGB illuminated) • Radiator sizes: 240mm front, 240mm top • Motherboard: to ATX (279mm wide) • Power supply: ATX • Power supply position: bottom • CPU Coolers: to max. 160mm height • Graphics Cards: to max. 380mm • Colour: black, inside black • Dimensions (WxHxD): 201x435x435mm • Capacity: 38.03l • Weight: 6.80kg • Special features: dust filter, cable management, integrated LED control, incl. fan control, remote control, side panel window made out of glass.
Kolink is pleased to introduce the incredibly stylish Observatory Midi-Tower with its fantastic tempered glass side panel and transparent front. The inclusion of a total of four pre-installed RGB-LED fans allows the case to unlock its full cooling potential. The lighting can also be controlled via the included controller and remote control. The Observatory's spacious interior offers capacity for a wide range of hardware and components. Some of the highlights of this case include pre-installed dust filters, extensive space for watercooling as well as practical cable management options. These are just some of the strong points of this case, and all that in spite of the extremely competitive price point.
The Features of the Kolink Observatory at a Glance:
Case designed for motherboards up to E-ATX
4 mm tempered glass side panel and front
4x 120 mm RGB fans include controller and remote
I/O panel with 2x USB 2.0 / 1x USB 3.0 & HD Audio In/Out
Support for two 240 mm radiators
2x 3,5/2,5" drive slots
Graphics cards up to 38 cm long & CPU coolers up to 16 cm in height
Tempered Glass Side Panel and Front & Four Pre-Installed RGB Fans
The robust chassis consists of one millimetre strong SECC steel and is equipped with a four millimetre thick tempered glass side panel and front. The interior interior has a black coating and is also kitted out with a shroud for the power supply to ensure an incredible clean look. There is also a hard drive cage with brackets for two 3,5- or 2,5-" drives.
The visual highlights of the case include three 120 mm fans pre-installed in the front and an additional fan in the back. The fans come with 16 individually addressable RGB-LEDs. Their lighting can be controlled by the bundled RGB controller and fan hub which can be placed in a location of your choosing as well as the infrared remote control. This allows you to choose from over 300 dynamic lighting effects! Two further 120 mm fans can be mounted in the top.
Dust Filters Keep the Kolink Observatory Clean
The motherboard tray and the power supply shroud offer numerous cable openings. A 240 mm radiator can be installed in the front and the top of the Observatory case. The case's air vents come equipped with fine dust filters that are located in the top and underside of the case. These can be removed without the need for tools and even come complete with a smart honeycomb design.
Graphics cards up to 38 cm long and CPU coolers up to 16 cm high are compatible. Furthermore the I/O panel located on the front also comes with two further USB 2.0 connectors as well as a USB 3.0 Type A port. There is also a slot for a USB type C connection, but this is not included in the case and must be retrofitted separately. The same applies to a switch for controlling the RGB lighting on the I/O panel.
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.
KFA2 GeForce RTX 3070 EX [1-Click OC] LHR, 8GB GDDR6, connections 1x HDMI 2.1, 3x DisplayPort 1.4a, chip GA104-300-A1 "Ampere", 46SM, 392mm², chip clock 1500MHz, boost: 1770MHz (OC mode), Memory 8GB GDDR6, 1750MHz, 14Gbps (14000MHz effective), 256bit, 448GB / s, shader units / TMUs / ROPs 5888/184/96, cooling 2x axial fans (102mm), 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 (+ 35MHz), 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.
K FA2 did a good job on its custom model of the GeForce RTX 3070. The card is delivered from the factory with the reference clock rates, but a higher boost clock can be accessed quite easily with 1-Click OC. With regard to the temperatures, the cooling on the graphics card works extremely well and keeps the GPU at a maximum of 67 ° C even under full load. At the same time, the card is not annoying with a maximum of around 43 dB (A) during longer gaming sessions - the fans come to a complete standstill in 2D mode.
In terms of performance, the GeForce RTX 3070 is exactly between the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, which is also based on the GA104 graphics chip, and the GeForce RTX 3080, which uses a GA102 derivative as the basis. The upscale mainstream and gamer area should be the targeted clientele that Nvidia would like to address with the cards. The RTX 3070 easily outperforms the much more expensive GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and only has to lose a bit of its lead at high resolutions. In addition to the very good performance, the processing quality, overclocking potential and design are also appealing. There is also a big plus for the well thought-out cooling concept.
FSP Hydro G Pro 1000W ATX 2.52, fan 120mm, semi-passive, fully modular cable management, connections 1x 24-pin, 2x 4/8-pin ATX12V, 8x 6/8-pin PCIe, 14x SATA, 5x IDE, 1x floppy , Average efficiency 90% (80 PLUS, 115V), certificates 80 PLUS Gold (115V), dimensions (WxHxD)
150x86x150mm, manufacturer's guarantee ten years, number of 12V rails 1 + 3.3V 20A + 5V 20A + 12V 83.33A -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, semi-passive mode switchable.
Compared to the previous generation, the Hydro G Pro is an IEC62368 certified power supply, which has been greatly improved in its safety design and has a more compact dimension without affecting its efficiency. Like all power supplies from FSP, the Hydro G Pro also delivers constant power. The 80 Plus® Gold certification serves as a globally known quality feature, which guarantees the user a carefree gaming experience. This power supply also has interchangeable side stickers that DIY enthusiasts can use to color-match and customize their PC build perfectly. All power supplies of the Hydro G Pro - series are provided with a coating, which guarantees a reliable performance in a rough and unusual environment. Compared to conventional power supplies, it can work with a humidity of 95% without any problems.
Complies with ATX12V and EPS12V v2.52 standards
High efficiency ≥ 90%
Intelligent fan control
Quiet and durable 120mm FDB fan
Ribbon cables for DIY enthusiasts
12V single rail design
Japanese capacitors - 105C
Compatible with Intel's current CPUs
Full protection: OCP, OVP, SCP, OPP, OTP
Extra coating for high demands on the environment
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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