Systems

Small form-factor PCs and gaming systems have emerged as bright spots in the mature PC market over the last decade or so. Intel's NUC form-factor introduction was the turning point in the SFF segment, though it came with a few limitations for DIY enthusiasts. While mini-ITX systems are quite flexible and compact, Intel realized that the market could do with an option between the NUC and the mini-ITX systems. The mini-STX (5-inch by 5-inch, known as '5x5') form-factor was launched in 2015. ASRock and ECS have introduced a number of mini-STX form-factor boards and systems. Today, we are taking a look at a low-cost H310 chipset-based mini-STX system from ASRock: the DeskMini 310.

Windows XP Media Center Edition: Exposed

Microsoft's Windows XP Media Center Edition has been around for a couple of months now and we're finally able to bring you an in-depth review of the OS and...

9 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/8/2003

Shuttle’s SN41G2 & SK41G: Two Athlon Small Form Factor PCs

Shuttle extends their Small Form Factor XPC line with two Athlon XP solutions, including the long awaited nForce2 XPC.

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/6/2003

Shuttle's SV24: Our smallest desktop PC

Shuttle's SV24 "cube" has garnered excellent reviews all over the web. While the company is generally known for their motherboards the SV24 proves that where engineering talent exists...

0 by Jeff Brubaker on 12/27/2001

Hardware Behind the Consoles - Part II: Nintendo's GameCube

Once again we're taking a look at the hardware behind the next-generation consoles. This time Nintendo's GameCube takes the stage as we break it down for you.

4 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/7/2001

Hardware Behind the Consoles - Part I: Microsoft's Xbox

While not usually our forté, there is some pretty serious hardware powering Microsoft's first videogame console; and where there is hardware, there is AnandTech. Read on to find...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/21/2001

Pogo Linux: 1GHz for under $1000

A little known company called Pogo Linux gave us the opportunity to review a sub-$1000 1GHz PC. The catch? It comes loaded with RedHat Linux 7.0. ...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/29/2001

3dfx Voodoo4 / Voodoo5 Comdex 99 Preview

3dfx made a huge revelation at this year's Fall Comdex, take a look at what they're planning next year's product line to be.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 11/19/1999

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