Modern desktop by Based on Mini-STX

It’s strange, but desktop computers have been stagnant for over twenty years. Still in most cases, they are built on the ATX standard in “oversized“ towers. From a rational point of view, however, such a concept should be marginal and replaced by SFF. A traditional PC can be tiny, powerful and silent at the same time. And its equipment does not have to limit you. Read more “Modern desktop by Based on Mini-STX” »

Competition, Winter 2017. The winners + thanks!

Here are the results. And this time without any testing of hardware. We have analysed your effort and chosen the winner whose contribution was the best. Also, there are three lucky persons that were randomly selected. Others who participated will have another chance to win something very soon, we promise. A big thanks to everybody for the support (also to people that did not participate in the competition)! Read more “Competition, Winter 2017. The winners + thanks!” »

Competition, Winter 2017. Chance to win some interesting pieces!

Thanks to the support of Gigabyte, Akasa, Noctua, and EKWB, you have the opportunity to compete for prizes at HWC for the first time. To make things interesting, we chose atypical components from various “worlds“. Mini-STX motherboard, the large liquid cooling kit, Noctua NH-D15 with the unconventional colour coating Chromax… or would you prefer a passive case? Read more “Competition, Winter 2017. Chance to win some interesting pieces!” »

Which X370 for 175 EUR: Asus ROG Strix or Gigabyte Gaming 5?

Two boards for the same price, but with different approach. After reviewing the key elements of their layouts and examining fan control options, you can look forward to a large portion of temperature and consumption comparisons. Let’s find out which one of these AMD Ryzen boards fulfills your expectations better. Read more “Which X370 for 175 EUR: Asus ROG Strix or Gigabyte Gaming 5?” »