PC BUILDS & HARDWARE

Ryzen 7 AM4 Mini-ITX PC Build

Ryzen 7 AM4 Mini-ITX PC Build

AMD’s Ryzen platform matures more every month. With affordable pricing, Ryzen is perfect for mini-itx PC builds. However until recently there weren’t any mini-itx AM4 boards on the market. Luckily Biostar fixed that by releasing an X370 mini-itx motherboard. I decided it was time to dive in and build my first Ryzen PC. System Components […]

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Noctua NH-L9i/9a AM4 Upgrade Kit & Ryzen 7 Temps

Noctua NH-L9i/9a AM4 Upgrade Kit & Ryzen 7 Temps

Noctua has been making some of the best OC fans, and CPU coolers for years now. Their NH-L9iĀ and NH-L9a are generally thought of as the best low profile CPU coolers on the market. At only 37mm tall featuring a slim 92mm fan it outperforms its size by a wide margin, while fitting in the slimmest […]

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Dell KM717 Premier Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Review

Dell KM717 Premier Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Review

Finding the right keyboard for everyday use can be more difficult than you might think. The Dell Premier Wireless KM717 Keyboard and Mouse looks to provide a premium and feature rich experience to windows users for a reasonable price. Did they set the bar too high by calling this combo “Premier”? Can Dell compete with […]

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Galax GTX 1060 EXOC White Unboxing & Overview

Galax GTX 1060 EXOC White Unboxing & Overview

There are what seems like a million different models and versions of each GPU. Galax is trying to separate themselves from the army of black and red GPU’s with the GTX 1060 EXOC White. These days, GPU performance is generally extremely close across all manufacturers. The card you choose may come down to aesthetics. That […]

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Mini-ITX SFF PC Showcase – Episode 2

Mini-ITX SFF PC Showcase – Episode 2

Episode two of Small Form Factor PC Showcase is here. I have five amazing new systems for you to check out. As always If you would like to submit your PC to be featured in future episodes, follow the link here to see the submission rules and send in your pictures or videos. Below you […]

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Zotac GTX 1060 Mini 6GB Review

Zotac GTX 1060 Mini 6GB Review

Selecting the right GPU for your needs is important. The Zotac GTX 1060 Mini 6GB looks to be the go to card for small form factor enthusiasts, or system builders on a budget. The GTX 1060 is the next step up from the 1050 Ti, and represents the best value in current Nvidia GPU lineup. […]

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Powerful Small Form Factor Mini-ITX PC Build

Powerful Small Form Factor Mini-ITX PC Build

A few months ago I built a do all compact PC in an NFC Systems S4 Mini. That system worked well, but left me wanting better gaming and rendering performance. I also wanted a PC capable of playing VR games on at least high settings with no problems. So it’s time for some upgrades. Case […]

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Mini-ITX SFF PC Showcase – Episode 1

Mini-ITX SFF PC Showcase – Episode 1

Here we are, the first episode of Show Your SFF PC is finally here. I would like to thank everyone who submitted their PC. There were way more submissions than I anticipated which is awesome. If you didn’t make the first episode don’t worry, there will definitely be more. If you would like to submit […]

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HDPlex 160W DC-ATX PSU: Explained

HDPlex 160W DC-ATX PSU: Explained

These days it seems like there are more and more power supply options in the small form factor computing market. The HDPlex 160W is the latest entry into this field. The Pico PSU style unit looks to shake up the market with a killer combo of looks, size, and performance. HDPlex 160W Features and Specs […]

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Show Off Your Small Form Factor Mini-ITX PC

Show Off Your Small Form Factor Mini-ITX PC

  Simple Rules Your PC must use a motherboard no larger than mATX Your PC should use an efficient case that wastes very little space Mini-ITX systems will be favored over mATX systems (the smaller the better) I will accept video if you have short clips but photos are preferable How Do You Submit? Take […]

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