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Aerocool QS-101 and QS-102 Bring Style to Slim PC Cases


Since slim is the new big, Aerocool looks to set themselves apart by going for a slightly different demographic. We all build computers for family, friends, and colleagues who may not share our passion for DIY awesomeness. The new Aerocool QS-101 and QS-102 will let you get some style into their basic desktop without breaking the budget or taking up …

Galaxy GTX 760 GC Mini Packs Big Power in Small Form Factor PC


The primary two pitfalls of any SFF (Small Form Factor) PC build is lack of space and lack of air flow. Many case manufacturers are working hard to address these issues, but the best way to do that is to just use smaller parts. The new Galaxy GeForce GTX 760 GC Mini is here to help you keep all the …

G.SKILL Releases Industry’s First DDR3L SO-DIMM 2133MHz 32GB


The speed of your computer, laptop, or tablet is always defined by the slowest memory component in it. If you have a super fast SSD, with a super fast CPU, but pair it with run-of-the-mill RAM, you will end up with average performance. G.Skill is here to help high performance laptops with this issue by releasing the first DDR3L 2133 …

New Video Ad Pokes Fun at Everything the Mac Pro Isn’t


There’s no denying that the new Mac Pro from Apple is quite the looker. The cylindrical shape is certainly unique and there are a lot of things to like about it. However, as a video from the folks at Boxx reveal, the Mac Pro may not be all it’s cut out to be.

Yes, they’re taking some pot shots at …

Windows Start Menu Returning in a Summer Update?


Earlier this month, we said our final goodbyes to Windows XP and welcomed Windows 8.1 Update 1 with open arms. However, it still looks like one of the best ways for Microsoft to move forward is for it to look backward. That’s exactly what could be happening in a few months when the Start menu makes its triumphant return to …

Corsair Goes Against the Grain with Black Aluminum Vengeance K70 Keyboard


While not really important, all DIY PC builders strive to match color schemes for all the components of their system. Why? Because it looks awesome when everything looks like it was designed to be together. The only issue we had with the Corsair Vengeance K70 keyboard is the aluminum metal color which limited options for matching the keyboard. Corsair has …

Digital Storm Wants to Give You a Gaming Laptop


One of the best things associated with being a DIY computer enthusiast comes from the ability to re-purpose old tech. In fact, I used the guts of the second laptop I ever owned as the core of a home network server. It was a fun project, but Digital Storm has a better idea for your old beat-up laptop. Give them …

New Noctua NH-D15 Set to Reclaim CPU Cooling Crown


Do I really need to say another more than Noctua is releasing an updated to the legendary flagship NH-D14 CPU cooler? I can stop right there and just give you the price and availability of the new Noctua NH-D15. In all seriousness, there are a handful of brand names all DIY enthusiasts need to keep on their option list …

MSI’s Next Generation Intel Gaming Motherboards “Leaked”?


Earlier today, we received a “leak” detailing features of MSI’s new gaming series motherboards. Now this wouldn’t normally be a big deal because motherboard companies rename stuff all the time. However, what is significant about this information is that the “leak” details the naming scheme of motherboards based on the next generation Intel chipset, which is due to succeed the …