DAN Cases C4-SFX Launch Countdown Has Begun
On February 6th, 2020, Dan of Dan Cases introduced his concept for his next-generation small form factor case. Called the C4-SFX, this case would support far larger graphics cards, cooling, and components than anything he had designed before. The goal was to have C4-SFX provide all of this while still being only approximately 14L in volume. Over three years of development later, Dan and his manufacturing partner Lian Li, are finally ready to launch. The Lian Li manufactured DAN Cases designed C4-SFX is launching on May 16th, 2023, at 4PM, German time. You can purchase it through partners CaseKing, …
Specs of Radeon RX 7600 Confirmed By Retailer
Fantastic work by VideoCardz today as they have broken the specs of the Radeon RX 7600 to the public. The picture above is from an unknown store in an unknown location of Asia. What can be confirmed is that the card will have a 32CU RDNA3 graphics core, 8GB of memory on a 128bit bus, 32MB of Infinity Cache, and a Gen4 x 8 interface. It features a single 8-pin power connector. Check out the full story at VideoCardz. CLICK HERE for their article.
ETA Prime Reviews Asus ROG ALLY Hand-Held PC
ETA Prime has gotten his hands on the new $699 (US) Asus ROG ALLY. This handheld PC is meant to compete directly with the SteamDeck, but has a lot more power. The system uses the AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme APU featuring eight Zen 4 cores with 16 threads, a 12CU RDNA3 Radeon iGPU, and 16GB of LPDDR5 at 6400MT. Storage is handled by a 2230 sized M.2 drive, and the system features a 7-inch 120Hz 1080P IPS display with FreeSync variable refresh rate. It uses Windows 11 as its OS of choice. Aside from the increased processing power, the …
All Phison E26 M.2 SSDs MUST Have a Heatsink
All credit to Tom’s Hardware for getting a statement from Phison regarding E26 powered NVME SSDs shutting down. In an article posted by Zhiye Liu, Phison is stating that all of their partners E26 based PCIe 5.0 NVME drives must have a heatsink. While many have been sold as bare drives, Phison stated to Tom’s Hardware that the bare drives are for users to use their existing cooling products. While selling bare drives may sound strange to some people, it really isn’t. Many motherboards include some form of M.2 cooling. In the ITX world, often this is active cooling …
Wake Up to This Hand Made Wooden SFF Case by MXC Builds
There is something just incredible with making your own PC case by hand. In this instance, MXC Builds has crafted a Meshlicious inspired SFF case that looks absolutely stunning. Using a combination of 3D printing and woodworking, he has created something that is absolutely unique and inspiring. Check out his video below, and make sure you subscribe to his channel.
MakeRunIt Designs 3D Printable 9L Cube Case
MakeRunIt has designed a 3D printable mini Borg cube… I mean they designed a 9L Mini-ITX case. Coming in at 210mm x 210mm, the SFF system can support an ITX motherboard, ITX GPU, two 2.5 inch HDs, three 92mm slim fans, and a SFX PSU. The 3D files have been provided for free in his video description. Check out this awesome design below.
Gamers Nexus Sends Failed AMD 7800X3Ds to Failure Analysis Lab
Steve from Gamers Nexus, seen above turning sand into silicon, has sent a burned up 7800X3D to a professional failure analysis lab. Test included X-rays, Electron microscope examination, and deep analysis of the substrate. The results are absolutely intriguing. I’m not going to spoil the results here, so please watch their video and subscribe to their channel.
ETA Prime Test LattePanda Sigma X86 Single Board Computer
ETA Prime has taken a look at what might be the ultimate single board computer (SBC) in the form of the all new LattePanda Sigma. This tiny system packs a 12 core Intel CPU with 16 threads, 16GB of DDR5-6400, three M.2 Slots, dual 2.5Gb ethernet, 80 EU Intel Iris XE iGPU, and a Thunderbolt 4 port all into a 102mm x 146mm frame. The power limit is up to 44 watts, though you can use the unlocked BIOS to adjust that. During Testing ETA Prime found good performance from the board itself, but also uses an eGPU to …