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Phanteks Evolv Shift i7-8700 Mini-itx Build

Over the last year I have jumped back and fourth between Intel and AMD based systems. With the release of the new Coffee Lake...
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Razer Atheris Wireless Mobile Mouse Review

Theses days we have what seems like endless options when it comes to gaming mice. Finding a good portable wireless gaming mouse that can...
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Lazer3D LZ7 Mini-ITX Case Review

You probably have never heard of Lazer3D. The small company isn't a household name yet, but they have already produced some beastly compact mini-itx...
msi gtx 1070 aero itx review

MSI GTX 1070 Aero ITX Review

There are a lot of good options if you are looking for a compact GPU these days. MSI is trying to shake up the...
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Mini WiFi Antennas for Your SFF PC Build

Building a compact system has can create compromises. One of the issues I have always had is that my WiFi antennas were always sticking...
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Noctua NH-L9i vs. NH-L9a: Comparison & Temperatures

For years, Noctua has been producing excellent CPU coolers and case fans. The Noctua NH-L9i has been the most popular low profile cooler on...
intel i7-7700 vs ryzen 7 1700

Intel Core i7-7700 vs. Ryzen 7 1700 Benchmarks

The CPU market is stuffed full of amazing processors theses days. There are multiple options that can handle any workload from both Intel and...
asrock ab350 mini-itx motherboard review

Asrock AB350 Fatality Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

Ryzen is starting to mature as a platform, and with that maturation comes more mini-itx motherboards. I used the Biostar X370GTN in my first...
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Ryzen RAM Performance Test: 2400MHz vs. 3000MHz

The Ryzen platform is still very young. We are seeing improvements on a regular basis. As board partners and AMD iron out any existing...
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Ryzen 7 S4 Mini Build Upgrades & Benchmarks

The launch of the Ryzen platform has been interesting so far. AMD hasn't exactly taken the crown from Intel, but they have given consumers...