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Review Roundup: Corsair MP600 Pro XT SSD

Reviews for Corsair’s newest flagship SSD have dropped and they are quite positive. The Phison E18 powered drive sports up to 7,100 MB/s writes and 6,800 MB/s reads. That’s actually faster than single-channel DDR2-800 RAM that was the foundation of many computers in the Core 2 and Core 2 Quad days. One thing you may notice on the drive is the thick matte black heatsink covering the PCB. This heatsink provides additional cooling above and beyond case airflow but does limit the drive’s placement in certain systems. Unfortunately, it is not compatible with the PS5. Click on the links for …
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Optimum Tech Reviews Cooler Master NR200P Max

Ali Sayed of Optimum Tech has reviewed the Cooler Master NR200P MAX. This is a version of the case that includes an 280mm AIO and  850 watt power supply with the case. Aside from his usual incredible camera work, he does a full build and provides temperature comparisons between the tempered glass and ventilated sides. He even includes testing with a RTX 3090 Founders Edition.    
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Gamer’s Nexus Receives Two Minisforum HX90s With No Liquid Metal

Gamer’s Nexus received two review units for the Minisforum HX90 that were missing the advertised liquid metal. Minisforums claims on the HX90 webpage that the unit has liquid metal cooling for the APU. However, Gamer’s Nexus, known for testing all manufacturing claims, found the metal missing. Moreover, they found liquid metal splattered onto the heatsink, motherboard, and other areas of the unit.   Screen Capture from the HX90 Website.   Gamer’s Nexus notified Minisforum who sent a second review unit. It too was missing the liquid metal, and has lead to Gamer’s Nexus not recommending the HX90. As the first …
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TLDR News

      No one can be told what the news is, they must be shown…   The Matrix Resurrections trailer is out. It features John Wick…err…Thomas Anderson (aka Neo) rediscovering himself. The Matrix also has clearly gotten an HDR Patch. This isn’t computer related but come on, it’s The Matrix. Trailer Link – Warner Bros.   The PS5 got a new smaller heatsink. After some initial worries it would cause hotter temps, Igor’s Lab has confirmed it doesn’t. The APU runs cooler, while the the VRM and memory run a little hotter. Games still play the same. Story Link …
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David Does Tech Stuff Pits Top Top Gaming PC Against Minisforum HX90

David Does Tech Stuff’s latest video pits two tiny gaming PCs against each other in a showdown: Top Top Gaming Mini PC vs Minisforum HX50. The HX50 comes packing a Ryzen 5900X with integrated Vega 8 graphics while the Top Top comes with Intel mobile CPUs up to the i9-9980HK and a GTX 1650. As expected when putting a Vega 8 against a GTX 1650, it was a blood bath in gaming benchmarks. Vega 8 may be one of the most powerful integrated GPUs, but it stands no chance against the GTX 1650. Aside from the gaming benchmarks, there is …
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Chuwi Ryzen 9 4900H Powered RZBox Crowdfunding

Chinese PC maker Chuwi is about to start crowdfunding their RZbox mini-PC. Powered by a Ryzen 9 4900H APU, the unit measures 7.4″ (H) x 7.0″(D) x 2.4″ (W), and supports two NVME drives, and DDR4-3200 SODIMMs. Graphics come courtesy of an integrated Vega 8 GPU. As reported by Liliputing, the unit will have a starting price of $500. Click this link to visit the RZBox homepage.   Photo Credit – Liliputing
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Tek Everything Builds NFC S4T With Ryzen 5700G APU

Tek Everything has released a new build-video featuring the NFC S4T with a Ryzen 5700G APU. The video shows the complete build along with thermal testing using a Noctua NH-L9a. This should give anyone considering this case a good look at the base build. I can hear your mind asking the question “what do you mean base build?”. The Not From Concentrate Skyreach S4 Tiny starts at only 3.3L. However, you can stack multiple cases together and expand the design to add expansion. Essentially, the case can expand to whatever size you want, however 7L will easily get you a …