We’re back again for the final phase of our second Build-a-Rig competition. For this round we are doing a theme relevant to many a younger enthusiast: back to school computers. In this Round we invited both Tony Ou from SilverStone and Jeremy Mortensen from Crucial to each spec out an $800 computer for the back to school season. Earlier we interviewed both representatives to discuss their own background and also to find the motives behind the configurations they submitted. Last week we got to dive into the experience of building these computers, and got to see what it is like to put these machines together and how easy they are to work on for those that like to get their hands dirty. Now for the final...

Build-A-Rig Round 2, SilverStone vs Crucial: The $800 PC Build Logs

After starting our second Build-A-Rig project a couple of weeks ago the build logs are in and we can see what it is like to work hands on with...

33 by Daniel Williams on 11/4/2015

Build-A-Rig Round 2: SilverStone and Crucial Interviews and $800 Back-To-School PCs

Last quarter we introduced our new Build-A-Rig project. At a high level, we ask two or three companies in the PC industry each round to configure a system to...

93 by Ian Cutress on 10/13/2015

The SilverStone SX600-G SFX PSU Review

With the recent strong penetration of computers into the living room and other applications that often require small form factor cases, the demand for quality SFX PSUs is slowly...

20 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/21/2015

The SilverStone Fortress FT05 Case Review

In this review, we are having a look at the SilverStone Fortress FT05. It is an atypical Midi-ATX case, mixing the rotated motherboard tray design of the Raven series...

47 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/5/2015

The SilverStone Strider Gold S 1500W PSU Review

In this review we are having a look at the world's most compact, and SilverStone's most powerful, 1500W consumer power supply. Stuffing 1.5kW inside a 180mm chassis is quite...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/7/2015

SilverStone Raven RV05 Case Review

Today we are having a look at the Raven RV05, an atypical Midi-ATX case from SilverStone with a rotated motherboard tray and a unique visual appearance. It is the...

29 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/24/2014

PSU Buyer's Guide: Holiday 2014

In this Holiday Buyer's Guide, we will be evaluating and recommending desktop PC power supply units. We should clarify that the selection of a PSU is based on parameters...

23 by E. Fylladitakis on 12/3/2014

SilverStone NightJar NJ520 Power Supply Review

Most PCs don't require a massive power supply capable of 750W or more sustained output, and even the 500-550W models can be overkill for many users. Today we'll be...

41 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/8/2014

Computex 2014: Fanless PSUs from Silverstone and Enermax

When a power supply becomes sufficiently efficient, it loses less energy from the input as heat. Given the right conditions, a very efficient and low rated power supply...

13 by Ian Cutress on 6/12/2014

SilverStone ML04 & ML05 Slim HTPC Cases Review

Silverstone is well-known among technology enthusiasts, and while they offer a great selection of technology-related goods, cases and virtually everything enclosure-related are their specialty. The company offers a very...

39 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/18/2014

Closed Loop AIO Liquid Coolers: 14-way Mega Roundup Review

There was a time when liquid-cooling a computer chip was considered to be "extreme", something you'd only see hardcore enthusiasts or overclockers doing. It took a lot of work...

140 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/12/2014

Analyzing Power Use: 80 Plus Bronze vs. Platinum

I’ve been toying around with updating my computer lately, and one of the topics I wanted to look at was the choice of power supply. For the most part...

77 by Jarred Walton on 10/30/2013

SilverStone Precision PS07 Case Review Redux

We revisit SilverStone's mainstream micro-ATX enclosure to test its newest revision.

32 by Dustin Sklavos on 9/20/2013

SilverStone Fortress FT04 Case Review

The chassis used in the SilverStone Raven RV04 returns in its premium model: does it ameliorate the existing issues or exacerbate them?

49 by Dustin Sklavos on 8/29/2013

SilverStone Raven RV04 Case Review

A string of delays have kept the most radical entry in SilverStone's already unconventional Raven series from making its debut, and even now it's only materializing in limited quantities...

27 by Dustin Sklavos on 6/20/2013

Computex 2013: Thunderbolt Graphics from SilverStone

Visiting the SilverStone booth was rather interesting. In a similar ilk to MSI’s GUS which used Thunderbolt to transmit data over PCIe, Silverstone are developing their own at-home...

34 by Ian Cutress on 6/6/2013

SilverStone Sugo SG08 Mini-ITX Case Review

Continuing our series of reviews of smaller enclosures, we take a look at one of the smallest of all: SilverStone's impressively diminutive Sugo SG08 Mini-ITX case.

51 by Dustin Sklavos on 5/13/2013

Cooler Master Seidon 240M and 12 More Coolers: The Retest and Mega-Roundup

There's no right way to describe it; we're testing the Cooler Master Seidon 240M along with two new Noctua coolers in a new testbed. Alongside ten of our industry's...

60 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/26/2013

CPU Air Cooler Roundup: Six Coolers from Noctua, SilverStone, be quiet!, and Cooler Master

Now that CPU cooler reviews have begun in earnest here at AnandTech, it's been interesting to see just how conventional wisdom plays out in practice. There's been a pervasive...

63 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/14/2013

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