1. Analogue Blacksheep

    CPU Ryzen 3600 vs 3700x temperatures (65W parts)

    Hello, seeing as orders have opened for the new Ryzen chips, I'm curious about the fact that the 3600 and the 3700x both have the same power draw of 65W. Despite the 3700x being more powerful, I know this doesn't necessarily mean it is going to run hotter. I know it's very early days, but I was...
  2. Phryq

    Power Supply PSUs Thin and STX vs mATX

    So Thin ITX and STX both allow laptop power bricks. Benefits 1 - Smaller case. 2 - Convenient. 2 - No wires (with only M.2 drives). Downsides 1 - Less power. I don't need tons of power, as I don't want a GPU. I've looked at e.g. 'pico power' which lets you use a laptop brick with a tiny...
  3. TheInternal

    Update on new SFF (Problems! Oh noes!)

    -stupid iPhone sliced my reply... Updated to include the point of the message.- I have my first SFF build together in over a decade and I'm trying to troubleshoot a major issue. The parts: -Intel i7-4600k -Scythe SCBSK-2100 BIG Shuriken 2 Rev. B -GIGABYTE G1 Gaming GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 (rev...