Posts Tagged ATX

be quiet! Pure Power L8 700 Watt ATX Power Supply Reviewed

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Is it wrong that I’ve come to expect German engineered technology to last? One of my older gamer systems still has a 2007 be quiet! power supply still running strong. I have a couple newer units here that served a couple demo systems flawlessly even coming back after a grounding issue. None of the components were damaged which points to …

Thermaltake Urban T81 Comes with Double the Cooling and Double the Doors

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One of the premier companies in the PC DIY market, Thermaltake, continues to advance their newest lines of products. The Urban series of PC cases is Thermaltake’s answer for those who are looking for something sleek and elegant for their PC. This year we are getting a new design in the Thermaltake Urban T81 with inspiration from some unlikely sources. …

New Lian-Li PC-A51 Brushed Aluminum Case Plays by No One’s Rules

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Lian-Li has been one of the top manufacturers of high-end DIY PC chassis for years. Never one to follow trends, they have always been one of the companies leading the way in setting new trends. Always looking for better ways to use space, the new mid-tower PC-A51 may surprise you at how adaptable this brushed aluminum case can be.

The …

GIGABYTE G1-Killer Sniper 5 Z87 Gaming Motherboard Reviewed

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What makes a motherboard a gaming platform? Simply stated, it has to offer more than fancy colors, packaging, and clever marketing labels. The features and components should be designed to improve or create a better than standard gaming experience. For motherboards, this is a difficult challenge because it requires serious quality control to ensure proper implementation of gaming specific features …

NZXT H630 Silent Ultra Tower Gaming Chassis Reviewed

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We will be the first ones to tell you, that if you can’t spend a lot of money on a build, you can cut corners on the case. There are just so many decent, feature rich cases in the budget price range, it’s really quite easy to save money here. The question then is what case do you buy when …

The Corsair Obsidian Series Adds 750D Full-Tower to Family

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I like to shy away from terms like “perfect” or “flawless” when it comes to anything really, but I am having a hard time doing that with the Corsair Obsidian 750D. This case has all the right features to be the new standard in full-tower PC cases.

The new Corsair Obsidian 750D marries all the best features of the monolithic …