ATX

AMD has yet to officially launch the B450 chipset, but that didn’t stop motherboard manufacturers from showcasing their upcoming AM4 B450 motherboards at Computex 2018. Of all the major motherboard brands present at this year’s venue, ASRock brought one of the most diversified lineups of B450 motherboards. B450 Gaming K4 The B450 Gaming K4 is ASRock’s standard ATX offering. There’s a nine-phase VRM present drawing power from a single 8-pin EPS connector. The motherboard is equipped with four DDR4 memory slots that support frequencies scaling to 3,200MHz through overclocking. The motherboard also features two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots and four PCIe 2.0 x1 slots. This opens the door to the possibility of running an AMD Quad CrossFireX configuration on this motherboard. Graphics output consists of an...

Riotoro’s Project Morpheus Case Changes Shape to Fit Your Build

Case and accessory maker Riotoro has been churning out impressive, often budget-friendly products for years. But here at Computex 2018, the company seems to raise its profile with a...

5 by Joe Shields on 6/4/2018

Be Quiet! Launches Inexpensive System Power U9 PSUs for System Builders

be quiet! is primarily known for its high-end silent power supplies, but in a bid to increase sales sometimes a company needs to address different market segments. This month...

3 by Anton Shilov on 5/30/2018

When Size Matters: Corsair Launches Obsidian 1000D Super-Tower Case

A few days ago, Corsair announced the launch of its most ambitious and largest case yet with the new Obsidian 1000D Super-Tower PC Case. Just as its name implies...

16 by Joe Shields on 5/15/2018

The MSI X370 XPower Gaming Titanium Motherboard Review: A Silver Flagship

The MSI X370 XPower Gaming Titanium is marketed as a top of the range ATX offering and currently stands as MSI's flagship AM4 socket motherboard. The XPower branding over...

20 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/13/2018

The ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 Motherboard Review: Dual M.2 at $90

A low-cost alternative for Ryzen systems to the high-calibre but higher-cost motherboards is the B350 range. Today we are testing the ASRock AB350 Gaming K4 motherboard, coming in under...

44 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/9/2018

Glorious Glass: Lian Li Alpha Series Cases Now Available

Back in November 2017, Lian Li announced the new Alpha series of cases. The Alpha 330 and Alpha 550 cases were designed to bring users a steel internal frame...

15 by Joe Shields on 3/28/2018

The MSI B350 Tomahawk Motherboard Review: Gaming On a Budget

Without key buzzwords such as 'RGB' and 'gaming', MSI is looking to target AMD users on a strict budget with the B350 Tomahawk. Compared to X370, the B350 boards...

34 by Gavin Bonshor on 3/12/2018

The MSI X299 Gaming M7 ACK Motherboard Review: Light up the Night

What happens when a vendor adds 802.11ac to Killer networking? You get an ACK - specifically, the MSI X299 Gaming M7 ACK. This motherboard includes 3-way SLI and Crossfire...

34 by Joe Shields on 3/5/2018

be quiet! Introduces Dark Base 700 Mid-Tower Case: RGB, USB 3.1 Type-C, Slide Out Radiator Bracket

be quiet! has shared details about its new mid-tower case the new Dark Base 700. The DB700 will offer users integrated RGB lighting, USB 3.1 Type-C, and plenty of...

8 by Joe Shields on 11/15/2017

The GIGABYTE Aorus AX370-Gaming 5 Review: Dual Audio Codecs

Today we are having a look at a LED-laden, gaming-focused, ATX motherboard from GIGABYTE: the Aorus AX370-Gaming 5. If a user wants LEDs for Ryzen at under $200, here...

34 by Gavin Bonshor on 11/14/2017

Enermax Shrinks Depth of Platimax D.F. 80 Plus Platinum 1200 W PSU to 6.3”/16 cm

Enermax this week introduced its new family of 80 Plus Platinum PSUs for ATX desktop computers. The new PSUs are said to be able to clean themselves from dust...

26 by Anton Shilov on 8/10/2017

Cooler Master Debuts Affordable MasterBox Lite 5 Mid-Tower Case

With an eye towards expanding and refreshing their case lineup, Cooler Master has just announced the MasterBox Lite 5 mid-tower case. The Lite 5 is a new model, with...

15 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/11/2017

The Be Quiet! Silent Base 600 ATX Case Review

Be Quiet! is becoming a renowned manufacturer of low-noise PC products. Today we are having a look at the Silent Base 600, an ATX case primarily designed with low-noise...

25 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/17/2016

The In Win 303 Case Review: Minimalist ATX with Tempered Glass for $93

Today we are having our first encounter with one of the oldest PC case designers, In Win. The company supplied us with the 303, one of their most anticipated...

46 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/12/2016

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...

46 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/12/2016

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

FSP Announces Twins: 500W and 700W ATX PSU with Redundancy Capability

FSP this week announced its new series of redundant PSUs called the 'Twins'. The new power supplies are compatible with standard ATX and PS2 tower chassis, but provide redundancy...

23 by Anton Shilov on 5/27/2016

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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