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Over on PCPer, Ryan Shrout has just published a video and blog post detailing a fairly rigorous performance test, that pits AMD and nVidia’s flagship cards – the Radeon Fury X and GTX 980Ti...
Perhaps one of the largest manufacturers of computer accessories and peripherals, Logitech today announced a full rebrand of the company, replete with a new logo and some bright and bold styling...
When it comes to chip fabrication and emergent process nodes for silicon, Intel is almost always the company on the forefront of people’s minds: as the largest player in the semiconductor space...
In a press release today, AMD announced that revenues for Q2 2015 are expected to be lower than originally projected. In its now-revised estimates, AMD anticipates revenues to decrease by around...
The single-slot IO and short PCB of the Fury X combined with these new single-slot blocks and bracket would make for an awesome SFF build if we ever get a proper enthusiast-grade Mini-DTX...
Gelid has released a very low profile heatsink for the mainstream Intel sockets. TDP of only up to 65W so no overclocked 4770K’s with this but it looks to be a good option for a budget HTPC or...
Gigabyte has release BIOS updated to support the latest line of Intel Xeon processors – a boon for those of us who demand workstation or server reliability and accuracy. ... Read the full story here.
 
http://www.tweaktown.com/news/45585/fractal-design-launches-node-202-compact-chassis/index.html http://www.tweaktown.com/news/45586/fractal-design-pushes-integra-sfx-450-psu-mini-pc/index.html...
 
Gigantic case (WHY YOU POST ON SFF?!), but fits two machines inside, which, I think is an interesting (if novel) idea. The case isn't new, but they're going to release their own power splitter...
 
Still waiting for a Z97 or Z170 in Mini-DTX with dual x16 but this is a step in the right direction :) http://www.gdm.or.jp/pressrelease/2015/0622/120722
http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/AMD-Radeon-R9-Fury-X-4GB-Review-Fiji-Finally-Tested http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/R9_Fury_X/29.html Don't have time to read the review right...
 
Ryan Shrout, PCPer: If true, major props to AMD for managing to reduce the card size of their flagship so dramatically - this could very well make watercooled Radeon cards much more practical...
I've just seen pictures of EKWB's new radiator series, Coolstream SE. These are very interesting for SFF builds, since they are not only slim at 26mm depth, but also trim at 120mm wide. The extra...
 
120mm slim fan: (3D-printed prototype) 120mm A-series fan: Look at those tolerances between fan blades and casing :eek: Source...
Skip to 35:23 www.twitch.tv/oculus/v/6059513 https://www.oculus.com/en-us/blog/june-11-special-event-livestream-plus-new-oculus-logo/ Anyone else excited to see what Oculus has to announce? I'm...
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/news/cases-power-cooling/silverstone-adds-new-cases-psus-adapters-to-their-lineup/ I hadn't realized until today, but Silverstone actually unveiled 3 new mATX...
 
http://www.eteknix.com/gigabyte-reveal-intel-170-chipset-motherboards-computex-2015/ The GA-Z170M-D3H looks pretty nice: two USB 3.0 headers, right-angle Sata, M.2 out from under the video card...
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/sff-8639-u.2-pcie-ssd-nvme,29321.html Uh oh, the specification document may show up uninvited on your Apple devices now :p Strange name choice but I'm glad they...
 
http://www.gdm.or.jp/crew/2015/0606/118467 It's like a poor copy of the Alienware Area 51 but flipped upside down :p
 
So Corsair has decided to take their shot at a Steam machine. Don't much like the looks myself but it's approximately 20.4L and it has a nice, compact CPU cooler and what appears to be a SFX PSU...
 
A higher wattage version of the SX500-LG? Dual Titan-Xs here I come :p http://www.techpowerup.com/212925/silverstone-ready-with-a-700-watt-sfx-l-power-supply.html