Cases/Cooling/PSUs

While we haven’t talked much about Deepcool over the years, every show I always ended up scheduling a meeting with them and they always seem receptive to ideas regarding their new chassis designs. The top end products come through the GamerStorm brand, and currently feature the Genome featuring an integrated helix-based reservoir water cooler attached to the front of the chassis, and the Tristellar – a three-pronged mini-ITX chassis designed to wow anyone that sees it. At CES this year, we were shown the next iteration of the Tristellar. The Quadstellar is the bigger brother, supporting a full-sized extended ATX motherboard along with space for 12 storage drives, pretty much any size power supply you need (280mm), and houses a special segment for three graphics...

The Corsair Carbide 600Q Case Review: Upside Down But Right On

The concept of reversed and rotated motherboard tray cases is not new. Such designs primarily received attention with the introduction of the BTX form factor, when manufacturers were trying...

44 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/12/2016

SilverStone Introduces VT01 Mini-STX Chassis for $35

At Computex, SilverStone started to show off its early mini-STX prototype cases. This week it introduced its first commercial product, the VT01. The new PC case inherits classic design...

21 by Anton Shilov on 8/29/2016

The BitFenix Pandora ATX Case Review

BitFenix owes a lot of their recent success as a company to the Pandora. It is a case that was loved for its design and price to performance ratio...

26 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/11/2016

Thermaltake Releases New SFX PSUs: 450W and 600W, rated at 80 PLUS Gold

Thermaltake has introduced its first SFX power supplies designed for gaming PCs. The new Toughpower SFX series of PSUs will have two models, both of which are 80 Plus...

17 by Anton Shilov on 8/2/2016

The Alphacool Eisbaer 240 CPU AIO Liquid Cooler Review

Alphacool has been a known manufacturer of liquid cooling products for many years but had virtually no presence in the mainstream market until recently. In this review we are...

69 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/1/2016

The SilverStone ST60F-TI Strider Titanium 600W PSU Review

SilverStone joined the 80Plus Titanium PSU bandwagon with three new units recently, all with reasonable outputs and interesting specifications. In this review we are having a look at the...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/29/2016

Battle of The CPU Stock Coolers! 7x Intel vs 5x AMD, plus an EVO 212

End users need to be aware of the performance of their current cooling solutions in order to reasonably assess the upgrade that will fit their needs. In this review...

80 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/22/2016

GIGABYTE Releases Xtreme Gaming XP1200M 80PLUS Platinum Power Supply

GIGABYTE has quietly released its new high-end power supply designed for expensive gaming PCs as well as workstations. The new PSU belongs to GIGABYTE’s Xtreme Gaming family of components...

8 by Anton Shilov on 7/7/2016

The Raidmax RX-700AT 700W 80Plus Titanium Power Supply Review

Raidmax, despite being that common a name in the west, is actually one of the oldest PC case and PSU manufacturers. Over recent years, they have focused on cost-effective...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/7/2016

ASUS at Computex 2016: The 10 Years of the Republic Of Gamers (ROG) Booth Tour

For anyone following our Live Blog coverage at Computex this year, ASUS had two large press events in quick succession in different parts of town. The first focused on...

43 by Ian Cutress on 6/22/2016

The NZXT Manta mITX Case Review

Many companies have brought their prowess to design cases for Mini-ITX motherboards, with the usual approach being the minimization of their external dimensions as designers are striving to fit...

47 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/16/2016

NZXT H440 "EnVyUs" Edition Chassis Announced: H440 Gets an e-Sports Edition

Originally released in 2014, NZXT's H440 chassis has quickly become a popular product for the company. Due to this popularity NZXT has released a few different designs over the...

26 by Anton Shilov on 6/10/2016

The Fractal Design Node 202 Case Review: Mini-ITX Gaming For the Living Room

PCs may be versatile and powerful multimedia and gaming machines, yet their insertion into elegant living rooms can be problematic, as large systems and tower cases are a major...

62 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/6/2016

Raijintek Shows Off Pumpless Liquid Cooling System

In the recent year’s all-in-one liquid cooling solutions gained significant popularity thanks to efficiency and quieter operation. However, even with those improvements, a closed loop cooler still needs a...

65 by Anton Shilov on 6/3/2016

FSP Enters the Market of High-Wattage SFX PSUs with Dagger

FSP has introduced its first power supplies in SFX form-factor designed for high-performance gaming PCs. The new Dagger family of PSUs will contain 500 W and 600 W models...

23 by Anton Shilov on 5/31/2016

Corsair's Bulldog PC Barebone for the Living Room is now Available: $299/$399

Many PC and chassis makers these days are trying to address console gamers with computers that are as small as game consoles and fit into the living room design-wise...

13 by Anton Shilov on 5/27/2016

Be Quiet! Introduces New Flagship Dark Base 900 Chassis

Be Quiet! has introduced its new flagship PC chassis, which combines the company’s expertise in building quiet PC components with extensive modularity and customization features. The be quiet! Dark...

24 by Anton Shilov on 5/26/2016

Cryorig Unveils Mac Pro-Like PC Case for Gaming PCs, Ultra-Slim Desktop Chassis

Cryorig has announced its new cylindrical PC chassis, which enables system makers and enthusiasts to build Mac Pro-styled gaming computers. The new case can house one graphics card and...

16 by Anton Shilov on 5/26/2016

The Zalman Z9 Neo Case Review

Large and expensive computer cases are not for everyone. Actually, their market share is very limited, as many users seek the most cost-effective and practical hardware. Today we are...

29 by E. Fylladitakis on 5/20/2016

The Corsair Carbide 400Q Case Review

Today we are having a look at one of Corsair’s latest cases, the Carbide 400Q. The 400Q is a subtle ATX case that is designed with silence in mind...

64 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/29/2016

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