We may already be a week beyond the annual CES show, but there is still plenty to discuss. One of the exciting systems I saw at the event was the new Digital Storm ‘Spark’ – a small form factor PC designed for high-end gaming. Inside was that odd-looking ASRock MXM motherboard, paired with an MXM GPU and even liquid cooling, all for a powerful but small system. Inside we see the ASRock motherboard with two SO-DIMM slots, connected via water cooling to an Alphacool radiator, a fan, and a small reservoir. At the bottom is the MXM GPU, which in this system was a GTX 1080 if I recall correctly, although Digital Storm stated they are looking into upgrading the system to an RTX 2080...
ASRock has recently introduced its new DeskMini GTX system that combines high-performance components and miniature Micro-STX form-factor. The new DeskMini GTX Z390 supports Intel’s eight-core processors, up to DDR4-4000+...11 by Anton Shilov on 11/26/2018
IBASE Technology, a supplier of embedded, industrial, and special-purpose PCs, this week introduced its compact desktop that uses NVIDIA GeForce graphics adapters in MXM Type-B form-factor. Officially, the SI-614...7 by Anton Shilov on 9/12/2018
ASRock introduced its second-generation Micro-STX gaming desktops with discrete graphics processors at CES 2018. The new DeskMini GTX systems are based on the Intel Z370 platform and support Intel’s...16 by Anton Shilov on 1/19/2018
One of the recurring themes in my discussions with motherboard manufacturers over the past several years is one of introducing differentiation to products and through that, new form factors...33 by Ian Cutress on 1/18/2017