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Winamp 5.9 RC1 is Available

Yes, that Winamp. After over 4 years work over the last 8 years (thanks Covid…), Winamp 5.9 RC1 is now available for download. Featuring the same interface as it did when you used it on your Windows XP PC, the media player that sits in our collective nostalgic memories has now been updated. Now it has support for up to Windows 11, bug fixes, and an aim to set the platform up for future work. From the forum post announcing the release: To the end-user, it might not seem like there’s a whole heap of changes, but the largest and …
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ASRock Working on Intel’s New A380 GPU

Intel’s new Arc family of graphics cards has a mainstream board partner, in the shape of ASRock. Excitingly for us, and belying the “A380” moniker (plane nerds know what I’m talking about), it’s an “ITX” spec GPU in the shape of a Challenger branded card. The board features a single 8 pin power connector, which is interesting considering the Intel rated 75w TDP. This is likely a mid-process prototype still. Looking at the solid aluminium heatsink, it seems that this card will either run cool, or loud. Place your bets now! From early benchmarks, the A380 looks to lag behind …
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Densium 4 Plus V2 Pre-Orders are Live

Image Credit – Densium   Densium has opened up pre-orders on the Densium 4 Plus Version 2. This version of the popular Densium case is slightly enlarged to 5.49L. The increase in size allows for a max GPU length of 222mm which will allow for up to an RTX 3060Ti on the Nvidia side, and the 6600XT range from the AMD line. It also includes many quality of life improvements over the V1. You can check out the Densium 4 Plus V2 order page by CLICKING HERE. You can also check out the official Densium 4 and 4 Plus SFFN …
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SilverStone Launches 92mm Slim Fan Called Air Slimmer 90 ARGB

Image Credit – SilverStone   SilverStone has launched a new 92mm slim fan called the Air Slimmer 90. Coming in a 15.2mm thick, it offers optional ARGB lighting, and offers PWM support. SilverStone reports the RPM to be between 500 and 2,500, and the airflow at up to 45.73 CFM. The static pressure is rated fairly high at 2.29mm H2O, making this an interesting fan for 92mm radiator builds. The Air Slimmer 90 is claimed to have a noise level of 32 dBA at maximum speed. All of these specs seem pretty good, especially the static pressure. For reference the …
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Build Profile: Godbq’s Stunning DeskMini X300

Imaged Credit – Godbq via Reddit r/sffpc   Wow… Reddit User Godbq comes at us again with another stunning build that puts OEMs to shame. This DeskMini X300 looks utterly amazing, and would be right at home in a sci-fi movie. The clearly custom water cooling places the radiator at the bottom, and sandwhiches a Noctua fan between it and the motherboard. While you might worry about airflow, the system stays at between 65C to 75C under load. Check out the post on R/SFFPC by CLICKING HERE.    
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Bitmain Launches Ethereum Miner as Powerful as 25 RTX 3080 GPUs

Image Credit – Bitmain   No, we aren’t covering mining. I’m writing this to let everyone breath a sigh of relief because it’s great news for gamers who actually want GPUs at reasonable prices. Bitmain has launched their new E9 Ethereum miner that has the power of 25 RTX 3080 GPUS, for the price of $9,999. Sounds like a great deal. If you mine, sell your GPUs and get it right away. Buy it by Clicking HERE. If you’re interested in learning more about mining, CLICK HERE.
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Life is Rough So Here is Something Heartwarming

Image Credit – Oleg Eterevsky   Life can be rough, and we all know it. So let’s collectively take a moment and enjoy this young cat exploring a SFF open frame case. If the spinning fan makes you nervous, you can relax. This kitty doesn’t get hurt or stung in the slightest and begins to play with stopping that sweet Noctua fan. Enjoy the video below, and many thanks to Oleg Eterevsky for posting the video.
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DAN Case and Lian Li Launch mATX Case with Dual 360mm Radiator Support

Image Credit – Lian Li / Dan Case   Dan Case and Lian Li have partnered up to launch a new mATX case aptly name the A3 m-ATX. The A3 m-ATX comes in at 20 liters of volume, but has support for twin 360mm radiators, 4.5 slot GPUs, 158mm tall CPU heatsinks, four 2.5 inch drives, and ATX PSUs. As the case is designed such that in can be inverted, and has multiple configuration options, not all of these options will be available in every configuration. There is an optional tempered glass panel, and risers to life the case off …