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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

Sapphire EDGE-HD Mini PC Review

Sapphire EDGE-HD Mini PC Review

Sapphire see the box and kick it to the curb as they think way outside it with their latest endeavour - the EDGE-HD. | Feb 25, 2011 at 10:34 pm CST

TweakTown's Aussie Flood Appeal Dream System Built and Tested

TweakTown's Aussie Flood Appeal Dream System Built and Tested

For as little as $10 USD you can have a chance to help the people of QLD, Australia and win this bad boy. Let's check out this Dream System in detail! | Feb 10, 2011 at 5:19 am CST

A video tour of the HP Smart Home at the Cupertino Campus

A video tour of the HP Smart Home at the Cupertino Campus

HP let us into their Smart Home in California for a video tour of the connected house loaded with new tech. | Jan 19, 2011 at 7:55 am CST

V3 Avenger Core i7 930 Gaming Desktop PC

V3 Avenger Core i7 930 Gaming Desktop PC

This week we've got an overclocked powerhouse of a system on the test bench with Tri-SLI GTX 480s - the Avenger from V3 Gaming. | Dec 13, 2010 at 9:12 pm CST

Quick Review: ASRock ION 3D 152B Intel Atom D525 HTPC with NVIDIA 3DTV Play

Quick Review: ASRock ION 3D 152B Intel Atom D525 HTPC with NVIDIA 3DTV Play

ASRock now has a decent history of producing a range of HTPC nettops. Today they up the ante with the ION 3D 152B that comes with 3D support via NVIDIA 3DTV Play and the Next-Gen ION GPU. | Dec 8, 2010 at 10:21 am CST

Gateway FX6803 Core i7 930 Gaming Desktop PC

Gateway FX6803 Core i7 930 Gaming Desktop PC

The Spotted Cow returns, offering a mid-range gaming system for under $1500. | Dec 2, 2010 at 9:02 am CST

Lenovo ThinkCentre A70z All-in-One Desktop Computer

Lenovo ThinkCentre A70z All-in-One Desktop Computer

Lenovo targets the ThinkCentre A70z squarely at business customers, but its all-in-one form factor might be of use to home users as well. Let's see what it can do. | Nov 24, 2010 at 10:26 pm CST

Smooth Creations Goliath Core i7-980X Custom Gaming PC

Smooth Creations Goliath Core i7-980X Custom Gaming PC

A companion piece to Smooth Creations custom Battlefield system we looked at recently, today we have a real show-stopper on the test bench - the mighty Goliath! | Nov 21, 2010 at 9:34 pm CST

ZOTAC ZBOXHD-ID34BR-U Blu-ray Mini-HTPC

ZOTAC ZBOXHD-ID34BR-U Blu-ray Mini-HTPC

Today we take a look at ZOTAC's new Blu-ray equipped mini-HTPC, the ZBOXHD-ID34BR. | Nov 8, 2010 at 10:06 pm CST

Smooth Creations Battlefield Phenom II X6 1090T Custom Gaming PC

Smooth Creations Battlefield Phenom II X6 1090T Custom Gaming PC

It's been a while since we reviewed an AMD-based system. Today, we'll take a custom-built Phenom II X6 1090T equipped "Battlefield 2" special edition from Smooth Creations for a spin. | Nov 1, 2010 at 11:10 am CDT

iBUYPOWER LAN Warrior II X58M Custom Gaming PC

iBUYPOWER LAN Warrior II X58M Custom Gaming PC

Today we take a look at the ultra-portable machine from iBUYPOWER equipped with ATI's flagship Radeon HD 5970 GPU - The LAN Warrior II. | Oct 4, 2010 at 11:02 am CDT

MAINGEAR F131 P55 SLI Custom Gaming PC

MAINGEAR F131 P55 SLI Custom Gaming PC

We've gotten our hands on an over-clocked SLI gaming rig. Join us as we put the pedal down on the MAINGEAR F131. | Sep 15, 2010 at 1:34 am CDT

Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11-U Next-Generation ION Nettop

Zotac ZBOX HD-ID11-U Next-Generation ION Nettop

Today we assemble and test the Zotac ZBOX not-quite-a-barebones mini-PC and see how it performs and how it works. | Sep 6, 2010 at 5:28 am CDT

Puget Systems Serenity Custom Gaming PC

Puget Systems Serenity Custom Gaming PC

Today we take a look at the super-quiet Serenity gaming PC from Puget Systems. | Aug 25, 2010 at 3:56 am CDT

Acer Aspire AZ5700-U2112 23-inch All-in-One Desktop Computer

Acer Aspire AZ5700-U2112 23-inch All-in-One Desktop Computer

Acer offers up a sexy and powerful AIO computer with the Aspire AZ5700 that can do just about anything you throw at it. | Aug 22, 2010 at 10:26 pm CDT

HP All-in-One 200-5020 Desktop Computer

HP All-in-One 200-5020 Desktop Computer

HP's AIO 200-5020 is a low priced all-in-one that looks to carry a good amount of horsepower and features. Let's see if it can stand out amongst the AIO crowd. | Aug 10, 2010 at 10:40 am CDT

ASRock Core 100HT-BD HTPC (Intel Core i3)

ASRock Core 100HT-BD HTPC (Intel Core i3)

ASRock now has a long standing history of producing solid nettop systems. But what about the new Core 100HT-BD HTPC? We investigate! | Aug 7, 2010 at 2:00 am CDT

ViewSonic VOT125 PC Mini and VX2739wm Monitor

ViewSonic VOT125 PC Mini and VX2739wm Monitor

We pair ViewSonic's new energy-efficient, Atom-powered VOT125 Mini PC with the "world's first" 27-inch, 1ms HD LCD monitor. | Jul 19, 2010 at 1:38 am CDT

TweakTown Commander PC Benchmarked

TweakTown Commander PC Benchmarked

We bench the Commander from our System Builders Guide to show what $2,000 actually gets you. | Jun 2, 2010 at 8:38 am CDT

ViewSonic VPC190 All in One Desktop Computer

ViewSonic VPC190 All in One Desktop Computer

ViewSonic offers up an All in One PC with netbook hardware and that most elusive feature -- a matte screen. | May 17, 2010 at 8:36 am CDT

Gateway ZX4800-06 All in One Desktop Computer

Gateway ZX4800-06 All in One Desktop Computer

All in One desktop are among some of the most popular desktop computers today. Is the budget Gateway ZX4800-06 worth the asking price? | May 10, 2010 at 9:07 am CDT

ZOTAC ZBOX HD-ID11-U Nettop Quick Look and Undressing Video

ZOTAC ZBOX HD-ID11-U Nettop Quick Look and Undressing Video

ZOTAC recently launched its lineup of ZBOX nettops and today we get up, close and personal with one featuring the Atom D510 and ION2. | May 3, 2010 at 7:20 am CDT

ViewSonic VOT132 NVIDIA Ion Nettop - Redefining Small Size and Power Usage

ViewSonic VOT132 NVIDIA Ion Nettop - Redefining Small Size and Power Usage

ViewSonic is next up with its nettop entry into the labs as we closely examine the VOT132. It's the smallest we have tested yet at just 24mm thick! | Dec 22, 2009 at 11:48 pm CST

Jetway JBC230C63P-330D-W Ion Nettop - Unboxing and Undressing Video

Jetway JBC230C63P-330D-W Ion Nettop - Unboxing and Undressing Video

Jetway get in on the NVIDIA Ion nettop action with its JBC230C63P-330D-W computer. We unbox it and take a look inside the system on video. | Dec 15, 2009 at 9:38 am CST

Giada Slim-N10 NVIDIA Ion Nettop - Extremely Small and Stylish

Giada Slim-N10 NVIDIA Ion Nettop - Extremely Small and Stylish

Mini desktop computers or nettops are one of the hit products of 2009. We check out the Slim-N10 from Giada which is the smallest we have seen so far. | Dec 7, 2009 at 5:35 am CST

ASRock ION 330HT-BD Nettop - Unboxing and Undressing Video

ASRock ION 330HT-BD Nettop - Unboxing and Undressing Video

ASRock launches its second-gen NVIDIA ION nettop, the ION 330HT-BD. It adds in new features such as eSATA and 802.11n. Watch as we unbox & undress it. | Nov 5, 2009 at 3:23 am CST

Building a Micro ATX Based Gaming Rig

Building a Micro ATX Based Gaming Rig

Big things can come in small packages, as we show you how to make a gaming rig that won't clutter the desktop. | Jul 21, 2009 at 8:51 am CDT

ASRock ION 330-BD Nettop - Affordable, Overclockable and 1080p HD

ASRock ION 330-BD Nettop - Affordable, Overclockable and 1080p HD

NVIDIA's ION platform has quickly enlightened the nettop market with its promised abilities. Today we see just how capable a platform it really is. | Jun 17, 2009 at 2:09 pm CDT

CyberPower Black Mamba Venom Core i7 975EE Gaming System

CyberPower Black Mamba Venom Core i7 975EE Gaming System

CyberPower launches the Fang Series. Did Chris get bitten by the Black Mamba? | Jun 3, 2009 at 10:06 pm CDT

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

Zero Moving Parts PC - Totally Silent Computing

A powerful system with smooth HD playback capabilities and not a single moving component! - We show you how it's done. | Apr 20, 2009 at 12:01 am CDT

GameRigs Ego Custom Gaming System

GameRigs Ego Custom Gaming System

GameRigs impressed us at QuakeCon 2008 and Chris formally introduces us to this unique system builder. | Apr 6, 2009 at 9:03 am CDT

Smooth Creations Reaper TweakTown Edition Promo

Smooth Creations Reaper TweakTown Edition Promo

Don't Fear the Reaper! - Chris shows off an extra special new Core i7 gaming system from Smooth Creations today, influenced by none other than... us! | Mar 11, 2009 at 11:00 pm CDT

CyberPower Black Pearl Core i7 965 EE Gaming System

CyberPower Black Pearl Core i7 965 EE Gaming System

CyberPower does it like a boutique builder and comes in on budget. Chris puts the Black Pearl through its paces today. | Nov 16, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

Smooth Creations Hellcat Core i7 965 EE Gaming System

Smooth Creations Hellcat Core i7 965 EE Gaming System

Smooth Creations is back once again and this time we get a look at their most powerful system to date. | Nov 16, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

Smooth Creations LAN Shark Gaming System

Smooth Creations LAN Shark Gaming System

Smooth Creations is back and this time they brought the fire. Chris gets some playtime with this hot little gaming rig. | Nov 9, 2008 at 11:00 pm CST

iBuyPower Australia FragBox SFF PC

iBuyPower Australia FragBox SFF PC

Shane checks out a Micro-ATX system that puts machines four times its size to shame. This is one SFF you will want. | Oct 28, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

CyberPower Gamer Xtreme XE Gaming PC

CyberPower Gamer Xtreme XE Gaming PC

CyberPower blows Chris' socks off with a system that is powerful, reliable and low cost. | Oct 18, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

ASUS Eee Box Mini Desktop PC

ASUS Eee Box Mini Desktop PC

ASUS has expanded its Eee range of products with the new EeeBox. We take the time to see what we can do with it. | Sep 18, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

Smooth Creations Asylum Gaming PC

Smooth Creations Asylum Gaming PC

Shane looks at the Smooth Creations Asylum and discovers this is one Asylum he's happy to be locked up in. | Aug 11, 2008 at 11:00 pm CDT

Shuttle SG33G5 SFF XPC - Intel G33

Shuttle SG33G5 SFF XPC - Intel G33

Today we're having a look at one of Shuttle's new "Glamor" series XPCs, this one sporting the Intel G33 chipset. | Sep 5, 2007 at 11:00 pm CDT

Gigabyte H971 Home Theater PC - HDMI, C2D and Loads of Style!

Gigabyte H971 Home Theater PC - HDMI, C2D and Loads of Style!

Looking to buy a new Home Theater PC with all the latest mods and cons? Check out the Gigabyte H971 entertainment PC! | Jan 17, 2007 at 11:00 pm CST

Gigabyte H663 Home Entertainment System - Your next HTPC?

Gigabyte H663 Home Entertainment System - Your next HTPC?

Our first review of 2007 is the very stylish Gigabyte H663 Home Entertainment System - could it be your next HTPC? | Dec 31, 2006 at 11:00 pm CST

Shuttle SB77G5 XPC - Socket 775 through Intel Canterwood

Shuttle SB77G5 XPC - Socket 775 through Intel Canterwood

We've got yet another Shuttle small form factor system under the spotlight today, this time it's the SB77G5 XPC. It makes use of the Intel Canterwood chipset supporting AGP and DDR memory but supports the newer Socket 775 Intel Pentium 4 processors. Today we take a look at the XPC and what has changed (if any) as well as see what type of overclocking performance we can get from the unit. | Jan 19, 2005 at 11:00 pm CST

Iwill ZMAXap SFF Review

Iwill ZMAXap SFF Review

While over at Computex in Taiwan this year we saw Iwill showing off their new line of small form factor PCs that were just about ready to hit the market - it was a bit hard to miss all the hype of the new Iwill small form factor systems with all the Taiwanese folks walking around the halls with the small form factor systems sitting on top of their heads. We have the ZMAX (AP) here today that utilizes Intel's 865G chipset which we haven't used for a while now with the array of motherboards coming in utilizing the new 915 and 925 chipset from Intel. | Sep 26, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

Shuttle Zen ST62K XPC - Touching on new ground

Shuttle Zen ST62K XPC - Touching on new ground

Shuttle launched their new line of "Zen" XPC small form factor cases a little while ago and we got the chance to check out their Zen ST62K XPC just recently. It features a new design with some interesting changes inside such as an external power supply unit which help reduces the size and weight. Are these features alone enough to make it a viable option? Read on and find out our thoughts. | Jul 5, 2004 at 11:00 pm CDT

Coloring your Electronic Devices with ColorWare

Coloring your Electronic Devices with ColorWare

It's time for a little something different today. Julian has checked out the services of a US based company called ColorWare who specialize in the art of coloring your electronic devices such as Apple iPod's and Microsoft Xbox's. Put on your artist hat and read on! | Mar 28, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST

Breaking into the Intel SFF Market with Shuttle, Soltek and ABIT

Breaking into the Intel SFF Market with Shuttle, Soltek and ABIT

In the first of our looks at the increasingly popular Small Form Factor (SFF) systems, we focus our attention on Intel Pentium 4 based platform systems from Shuttle, Soltek and ABIT. | Feb 28, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST

Behind The Scenes: A Talk With VoodooPC's Rahul Sood

Behind The Scenes: A Talk With VoodooPC's Rahul Sood

Thomas in Texas got on the phone with Rahul Sood, the CTO of VoodooPC, recently and quizzed him regarding their new fanless Rage f50 desktop line of products and the company's goals for the future in the performance systems OEM market. Sit back and take a peak behind the scenes of VoodooPC. | Feb 9, 2004 at 11:00 pm CST

Shuttle SB65G2 XPC with ClearView cover - The Little guy packing a Big punch

Shuttle SB65G2 XPC with ClearView cover - The Little guy packing a Big punch

Put together one of Shuttle's latest XPC small form factor computers and a tuned Intel Springdale chipset and you have some serious performance from a little guy packing a big punch! | Nov 1, 2003 at 11:00 pm CST