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Building our new silent PC with the be quiet! Silent Base 800 chassis

Tweakipedia: Building our new silent PC with the be quiet! Silent Base 800 chassis

Check out our new be quiet! Silent Base 800 system, which is a new super-fast, but super-silent gaming PC | Jul 29, 2015 at 2:23 am CDT

ASRock Beebox (N3000) Fanless Small Form Factor PC Review

ASRock Beebox (N3000) Fanless Small Form Factor PC Review

Steven tells us about ASRock's new Beebox N3000 silent small form factor PC. If you're looking for a small computer at a great price, have a look. | Jul 3, 2015 at 4:14 pm CDT

ASRock VisionX 471D (Intel Haswell) Mini PC Review

ASRock VisionX 471D (Intel Haswell) Mini PC Review

Steven tells us all about ASRock's VisionX 471D SFF PC in this review. If you're looking for a capable small computer that actually overclocks, read on. | Jun 16, 2015 at 3:13 pm CDT

GIGABYTE BRIX s BXi5H-5200 Ultra Compact Mini PC Review

GIGABYTE BRIX s BXi5H-5200 Ultra Compact Mini PC Review

Steven takes us on a tour of GIGABYTE's BRIX s BXi5H-5200, a capable ultra compact mini PC that comes in at a solid price point. | Jun 1, 2015 at 9:10 am CDT

Intel Compute Stick STCK1A32WFC 2GB Windows 8.1 Review

Intel Compute Stick STCK1A32WFC 2GB Windows 8.1 Review

The future is here. The desktop now fits in a shirt pocket and probably costs less than the display. Say hello to Intel's Compute Stick. | Apr 22, 2015 at 10:11 am CDT

GIGABYTE BRIX BXi7H-5500 Ultra Compact Mini PC Review

GIGABYTE BRIX BXi7H-5500 Ultra Compact Mini PC Review

Steven tells us all about GIGABYTE's BRIX BXi7H-5500, an ultra compact mini PC that he says packs a pretty big punch for its size. | Mar 30, 2015 at 9:12 am CDT

Thoughts on DX12, Mantle and NVIDIA building their own PCs

Ask the Experts: Thoughts on DX12, Mantle and NVIDIA building their own PCs

What is the future of DirectX 12, Mantle and other APIs? Also, could NVIDIA release their own PC one day? | Mar 7, 2015 at 6:51 pm CST

Intel NUC5i5RYK NUC Mini PC (with Broadwell) Review

Intel NUC5i5RYK NUC Mini PC (with Broadwell) Review

Intel's Broadwell has finally arrived in the ultra-small form factor PC, the Intel NUC5i5RYK. Today Steven gives us a full rundown on what it can do. | Feb 24, 2015 at 3:04 pm CST

CyberPowerPC Syber Gaming Vapor Review - Steam Machine Alternative

CyberPowerPC Syber Gaming Vapor Review - Steam Machine Alternative

CyberPowerPC isn't waiting on Steam to figure out the ultimate controller before releasing a Windows powered Steam Box style computer system. | Jan 28, 2015 at 4:05 pm CST

ECS LIVA X Mini PC SFF Desktop PC Review

ECS LIVA X Mini PC SFF Desktop PC Review

Today we take a close look at ECS's latest small form factor PC offering, the LIVA X Mini PC, featuring a passively cooled Intel BayTrail SOC setup. | Jan 28, 2015 at 9:10 am CST

ORIGIN PC MILLENNIUM 4K Gaming Desktop Review

ORIGIN PC MILLENNIUM 4K Gaming Desktop Review

We have probably one of the most overkill desktops we've seen. Sporting three GTX 980s, the MILLENNIUM is built to withstand 4K gaming and beyond. | Jan 7, 2015 at 9:14 pm CST

Lenovo Erazer X315 Gaming Desktop PC Review

Lenovo Erazer X315 Gaming Desktop PC Review

We have our first Lenovo gaming machine in the lab in the form of the Erazer X315. Just how well will this budget system perform? Read on to find out. | Jan 7, 2015 at 9:17 am CST

Our latest test bed goes X99, DDR4 and will be used for 12K testing

Tweakipedia: Our latest test bed goes X99, DDR4 and will be used for 12K testing

We upgrade our test bed with a new Intel X99-based motherboard from GIGABYTE, Corsair DDR4 RAM and much more | Dec 20, 2014 at 10:52 pm CST

ZOTAC ZBOX PI320 Budget SFF Desktop PC Review

ZOTAC ZBOX PI320 Budget SFF Desktop PC Review

The PI320 from ZOTAC measures in at about the same size as a pack of cigarettes, so portability is covered. But how does it perform? Trace investigates. | Dec 15, 2014 at 9:12 am CST

ZOTAC ZBOX CI320 nano Budget SFF Desktop PC Review

ZOTAC ZBOX CI320 nano Budget SFF Desktop PC Review

We're taking a look at a new ZOTAC ZBOX CI320 nano SFF desktop PC with passive silent cooling and a tiny footprint. Read on for Trace's full thoughts. | Sep 17, 2014 at 8:10 am CDT

Digital Storm Bolt 2 SFF Gaming Desktop PC Review

Digital Storm Bolt 2 SFF Gaming Desktop PC Review

Trace takes a close-up look at Digital Storm's new Bolt 2 SFF gaming desktop PC. It's incredible to think how much performance they've managed to pack in. | Sep 2, 2014 at 4:00 pm CDT

Ironside Computers Minion Budget Gaming PC Review

Ironside Computers Minion Budget Gaming PC Review

We have another budget system in for review, this time from Ironside, and it's our first AMD-based system. Let's take a look at the Ironside Minion. | Sep 2, 2014 at 12:17 am CDT

AVADirect Quiet Gaming PC Review

AVADirect Quiet Gaming PC Review

If "quiet" and "gaming" together in the same sentence seems impossible, read our review of AVADirect's Quiet Gaming PC, which lives up to its name. | Aug 8, 2014 at 1:40 pm CDT

Digital Storm Vanquish 2 Level 4 Desktop Gaming PC Review

Digital Storm Vanquish 2 Level 4 Desktop Gaming PC Review

Today Trace reviews a pre-configured gaming system from Digital Storm. The Vanquish 2 Level 4 is budget friendly at around $1300, but how does it perform? | Jul 16, 2014 at 9:04 am CDT

BitFenix Prodigy M build - Part 2: The Build

Tweakipedia: BitFenix Prodigy M build - Part 2: The Build

Part 2 of our new BitFenix Prodigy M build is here! | May 12, 2014 at 7:03 am CDT

BitFenix Prodigy M build - Part 1: Introduction

Tweakipedia: BitFenix Prodigy M build - Part 1: Introduction

Part 1 of our new BitFenix Prodigy M build is here! | Apr 28, 2014 at 12:22 am CDT

Our Tweakipedia test bed gets updated, now runs Intel's LGA 2011

Tweakipedia: Our Tweakipedia test bed gets updated, now runs Intel's LGA 2011

We give our Tweakipedia test bed a major update, pushing it up to an Intel Core i7 4930K and more | Mar 19, 2014 at 7:11 pm CDT

HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation PC Review

HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation PC Review

Trace takes a look at HP's newest all-in-one workstation: the Z1, a machine that packs enterprise reliability into an attractive package. | Jan 13, 2014 at 8:00 am CST

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK Review - Big Things Come in Small Packages

Intel NUC Kit D54250WYK Review - Big Things Come in Small Packages

Intel's new NUC is a killer device, delivering desktop-class performance in something that fits in your hand. Let's take a close look now. | Dec 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm CST

CyberPower Zeus EVO Lightning 3000 SE AMD-powered Gaming PC Review

CyberPower Zeus EVO Lightning 3000 SE AMD-powered Gaming PC Review

The best Battlefield 4 performance from a single card comes from an AMD 7990 and that's what CyberPower built the Zeus EVO Lightning 3000 SE around. | Nov 14, 2013 at 9:04 am CST

Introducing our new Tweakipedia test bed, for all things tweaking!

Tweakipedia: Introducing our new Tweakipedia test bed, for all things tweaking!

A quick look at our new Tweakipedia test bed! | Sep 12, 2013 at 12:18 am CDT

iBUYPOWER Paladin Desktop Gaming PC Review

iBUYPOWER Paladin Desktop Gaming PC Review

We're taking a look at iBUYPOWER's Haswell-powered Paladin desktop gaming system. This top-of-the-line system kicks some serious ass. | Jul 29, 2013 at 8:03 am CDT

Performance with the Core i7 3770K integrated GPU and GIGABYTE Z77N-Wi-Fi on our BitFenix Prodigy PC

Tweakipedia: Performance with the Core i7 3770K integrated GPU and GIGABYTE Z77N-Wi-Fi on our BitFenix Prodigy PC

We take a look at the on-die GPU performance of our BitFenix Prodigy PC build with the GIGABYTE Z77N-Wi-Fi and Core i7 3770K | Jul 6, 2013 at 12:06 am CDT

Ironside Cyclone Desktop Gaming PC (with custom TweakTown airbrushing) Review

Ironside Cyclone Desktop Gaming PC (with custom TweakTown airbrushing) Review

We've got Ironside's Cyclone gaming desktop in the lab for review. This well-quipped gaming machine features custom airbrushing, but is it worth your money? Let's take a close look. | Jun 13, 2013 at 2:28 am CDT

TweakTown Blue Prodigy PC breaks PCMark Storage World Record at Computex 2013

TweakTown Blue Prodigy PC breaks PCMark Storage World Record at Computex 2013

TweakTown has gone out big at Computex Taipei 2013. Not only do we have our Best of Computex awards, we also teamed up with BitFenix and other companies to build the TweakTown Blue Prodigy PC - the current PCMark Vantage HDD world record holder! | Jun 3, 2013 at 8:30 pm CDT

Digital Storm ODE Haswell-powered Desktop Gaming PC Review

Digital Storm ODE Haswell-powered Desktop Gaming PC Review

We have Digital Storm's ODE system in our labs, customized with Intel's new Haswell processor. Let's dive in and take a close look at this gaming PC. | Jun 1, 2013 at 10:02 am CDT

Legendary Internet Tech Pricing Mistakes and their (a)moral Implications

Legendary Internet Tech Pricing Mistakes and their (a)moral Implications

eCommerce or freeCommerce? In light of Razer's recent 90% off discount coupon nightmare, we discuss all things Internet Pricing Mistakes. | May 3, 2013 at 2:02 am CDT

iBUYPOWER Revolt SFF Desktop Gaming PC Review

iBUYPOWER Revolt SFF Desktop Gaming PC Review

We take a look at iBUYPOWER's revolutionary Revolt small form-factor gaming desktop PC. Worth buying? Read on. | May 2, 2013 at 1:46 pm CDT

Digital Storm Bolt Desktop Gaming PC Review

Digital Storm Bolt Desktop Gaming PC Review

We take a look at Digital Storm's Bolt PC, a capable gaming system just slightly larger than an Xbox. | Mar 12, 2013 at 10:01 am CDT

Building a DIY All-in-One PC with GIGABYTE's H77TN Thin Mini-ITX Motherboard

Building a DIY All-in-One PC with GIGABYTE's H77TN Thin Mini-ITX Motherboard

The All-in-One PC is going to be a big part of computing in the coming years. We take our first look at building one DIY style with GIGABYTE's brand new H77TN Thin Mini-ITX motherboard. | Feb 19, 2013 at 8:06 am CST

I need a hand upgrading my PC, what should I do next?

Ask the Experts: I need a hand upgrading my PC, what should I do next?

I want to upgrade either my motherboard, cooler or GPU - what should I do next? | Feb 17, 2013 at 9:36 pm CST

I'm looking to upgrade my system, can you offer some suggestions?

Ask the Experts: I'm looking to upgrade my system, can you offer some suggestions?

I want to upgrade my Core i7-950 system, and would like some suggestions | Feb 11, 2013 at 10:08 pm CST

ASRock VisionX 321B Ivy Bridge HTPC Review

ASRock VisionX 321B Ivy Bridge HTPC Review

We check out the Ivy Bridge sporting HTPC from ASRock called the VisionX 321B. It's got surprisingly good performance, but will the price turn you off? Let's see. | Jan 23, 2013 at 11:50 am CST

My computer shuts off whenever I try to play a game, what could be going wrong?

Ask the Experts: My computer shuts off whenever I try to play a game, what could be going wrong?

My computer shuts down when I'm gaming, what piece of hardware or software could be failing? | Jan 22, 2013 at 11:22 pm CST

My HP desktop is having issues, is there something you can do to help?

Ask the Experts: My HP desktop is having issues, is there something you can do to help?

My HP desktop is having issues, I've taken it to a computer technician where it worked fine, any ide | Jan 21, 2013 at 10:00 pm CST

I have $545 to spend on my PC, what should I buy?

Ask the Experts: I have $545 to spend on my PC, what should I buy?

I want to upgrade my PC and have $545 to spend, what would you recommend? | Jan 17, 2013 at 11:43 pm CST

Can you critique my upgrade and give me some suggestions?

Ask the Experts: Can you critique my upgrade and give me some suggestions?

My PC died and now I'm upgrading, can you give me some advice on some upgrade options | Jan 8, 2013 at 10:57 pm CST

iBUYPOWER Chimera 4SE Desktop Gaming PC Review

iBUYPOWER Chimera 4SE Desktop Gaming PC Review

We take a look at iBUYPOWER's spectacular looking and high performance Chimera 4SE gaming desktop PC in our return to desktop reviews. | Jan 2, 2013 at 9:53 pm CST

Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC - DC3217BY) Review

Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC - DC3217BY) Review

We take Intel's super-small, super-slim Next Unit of Computing (NUC) DC3217BY for a ride and see exactly what it has to offer. | Nov 23, 2012 at 2:26 am CST

Giada i53 Mini PC Review

Giada i53 Mini PC Review

In the realm of Mini PCs, Giada shows that just because it is tiny doesn't mean you have to skimp totally on the horsepower. | Oct 15, 2012 at 10:28 am CDT

ZOTAC ZBOX AD03 Plus Mini-PC Review

ZOTAC ZBOX AD03 Plus Mini-PC Review

ZOTAC's AMD Fusion-based ZBOX AD03 Plus gets reviewed - a thin media centre PC at your finger tips. | Sep 6, 2011 at 4:33 am CDT

ASRock CoreHT 252B Sandy Bridge HTPC Review

ASRock CoreHT 252B Sandy Bridge HTPC Review

ASRock is out with yet another home theatre PC and this time it is powered by a mobile Core i5 processor for a big boost in performance. | Jul 13, 2011 at 9:44 am CDT

$599 AMD Gaming PC Built and Tested

$599 AMD Gaming PC Built and Tested

Following our $599 gaming PC article, someone said we should see how an AMD one would look. So we did - let's check it out! | May 26, 2011 at 9:18 pm CDT

$599 Gaming PC Built and Tested

$599 Gaming PC Built and Tested

We check out this budget orientated "Gaming" PC and see what we can do with under 600 Dollars. | May 4, 2011 at 5:06 am CDT

TweakTown Commander PC Benchmarked (April 2011)

TweakTown Commander PC Benchmarked (April 2011)

We don't just tell you what you should buy with a $2,000 budget, but also show you what it's capable of so you can make a more informed decision. | Apr 25, 2011 at 3:16 am CDT