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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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Minisforum Taking Pre-Orders on Ryzen 5700G Powered EliteMini X500-5700G

Minisforum has begun taking pre-orders on their upcoming EliteMini X500-5700G. As it says in the name, the EliteMini X500 is powered by the Ryzen 5700G. This APU features 8 cores and 16 threads paired with Vega 8 graphics. The unit starts at $859 for the early pre-order discount, and includes 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. An interesting note about the unit is that it uses and axial style down draft cooler as opposed to the blower style laptop units that are typical in these style devices. The top panel is a mesh material to assist in airflow. The …
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Beelink Mini-PCs on Sale at Amazon

Beelink, a Chinese manufacturer of ultra mini-pcs, is having a sale on Amazon. Discounts range from $10 to about $120 depending on the unit. These units are based on NUC and APU designs, and have a good reputation according to user reviews. CPU choices range from older Intel Atoms to more modern low power I7s and Ryzens. Follow this link for the Beelink Amazon store site. Three systems to note are the SEI8, GTR7, and the T4. The SEI8 includes an I5 Coffeelake based CPU with 4 Cores and 8 threads, Windows 10 PRO, 16GB DRAM, and a 512GB SSD. …