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Compact System Cases from Lian Li and Chenbro Chenbro PC78131  Chenbro ES34169  Lian Li PC-Q07  Lian Li PC-Q11  Mini-ITX case
[02/28/12 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

Miniature Mini-ITX systems become increasingly popular these days: even in a small form-factor you can easily put together a fully functional system that will be just as powerful as a low-end and sometimes even mainstream full-size computer. Today we would like to introduce to you four Mini-ITX system cases like that from Lian Li and Chenbro.

Gold and Bronze: NZXT Power Supply Units Roundup NZXT HALE82-650-M  NZXT HALE82-750-M  NZXT HALE82-850-M  NZXT HALE82  NZXT HALE90  NZXT HALE90-750-M  NZXT HALE90-1000-M
[01/28/12 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

Today we are going to talk about five power supply units from NZXT ranging in capacity from 650 W to 1000 W and certified according to 80 PLUS Bronze and Gold standards.

550-850W Power Supply Units Roundup Chieftec BPS-650C  Cooler Master GX  RS-750-ACAA-D3  Enermax NAXN ENM850EWT  Thermaltake EVO Blue  Vantec ION2+  VAN-600AS
[01/16/12 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

Today we are going to introduce to you six power supply units with capacities ranging from 550 to 850 watts. We will talk about products from Chieftec, Cooler Master, Enermax, Thermaltake and Vantec.

Antec System Cases: Three Versions of Quiet Antec Sonata IV  Antec Performance One P183 V3  Antec Performance One P193 V3
[01/06/12 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

Antec system cases are well-known for their indisputable advantages that vary from one series to another. Today we will talk about three ATX cases of different sizes, which primary feature is quiet system operation.

400-520W Power Supply Units Roundup CoolerMaster Elite Power  RS-400-PSAP-J3  Enhance ATX-0240GA  Antec VP450P  Thermaltake Litepower  LP-450AH2NF  W0293RU  ExeGate ATX-500PPX  Antec High Current Gamer  HCG-520
[12/15/11 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

Not every user out there needs a power supply unit capable of handling an overclocked system with a pair of high-end graphics cards inside. A mainstream system will be OK with a 400-500 W PSU, if it is designed correctly and is of quality manufacture. Today we are going to discuss several products like this.

ATX System Cases from Ascot, InWin and Scythe Ascot 6ZRX  InWin IW-PE689  InWin IW-MG133  Scythe Gekkou Standard
[12/01/11 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

Of course, system cases for powerful gaming rigs are very exciting to read about, but their functionality may be excessive for some users. Today we are going to talk about four system cases from the more mainstream category, which do not set any cooling, size or extravagancy records, but offer everything most of us will ever need from a system case.

Four Power Supply Units with 1200 W Capacity Antec High Current Pro HCP-1200  Corsair AX1200  Cougar CMX 1200  Enhance EPS-1812GA4
[11/27/11 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

Today we are going to talk about four PSUs from Antec, Corsair, Cougar and Enhance that can boast impressive 1200 watt capacity.

Kilowatt of Platinum: Seasonic SS-1000XP Active PFC F3 Power Supply Unit Review Seasonic SS-1000XP Active PFC F3  80 PLUS Platinum
[11/20/11 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

We were among the first to get our hands on the newest 1000 W Seasonic PSU – the first model certified as 80 PLUS Platinum. Let’s see what this award-winning solution is capable of.

600-850W Power Supply Units Roundup Hiper M600  Scythe Stronger Plug-in  Antec Neo ECO 620C  Enhance EPS-1280GB4  Hiper K800  Scythe Chouriki 2 Plug-in
[11/16/11 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

In this roundup we will discuss six power supply units that offer sufficient capacity for a home computer system. These are the products from Antec, Enhance, Hiper and Scythe.

Seasonic Power Supply Units Roundup. Part 2 Seasonic X Gold  Seasonic X Gold X-560  SS-560KM  Seasonic X Gold X-660  SS-660KM  Seasonic X Gold X-760  SS-760KM  Seasonic SS-250SU  Seasonic SS-300SFD  Seasonic SS-300TFX
[08/29/11 | by Oleg Artamonov]

Today we are going to talk about three new models in the flagship Seasonic X Gold series, and about three more PSUs for compact FlexATX, SFX and TFX system cases.

Three Mainstream System Cases: Thermaltake Element G, AeroCool XPredator and CoolerMaster HAF 922 Thermaltake Element G  AeroCool XPredator  CoolerMaster HAF 922
[08/26/11 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

For our new system case review we selected three models from the upper mainstream price segment, which we haven’t had a chance to check out previously. Which one of these products will turn out the most appealing considering that they all are priced very similarly?

FSP Aurum Power Supply Unit Series: in Chase of Gold FSP Aurum  FSP Aurum CM AU-650M  FSP Aurum AU-700  FSP Aurum CM AU-750M
[08/04/11 | by Oleg Artamonov]

FSP Company, which has fallen a little behind competition in the PSU field lately, decided to catch up in one powerful dash and introduced an entire new series of power supply units built on a completely new platform.

Gaming Cases from NZXT: Phantom and Vulcan NZXT Phantom  NZXT Vulcan
[06/23/11 | by Nikita Nikolaichev]

Our today’s review will talk about two NZXT gaming system cases of totally different size and appearance: a powerful and unique-looking Phantom and its younger brother – solid black Vulcan.

This Is Sparta! Enermax Hoplite System Case Review Enermax Hoplite
[05/12/11 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

A hoplite was a heavily armed citizen-soldier of the Ancient Greek city-states. Enermax claims that their new system case is also heavily armed. Let’s find out if this is indeed so.

Thermaltake Level 10 System Case: Gaming Tower Thermaltake Level 10
[05/09/11 | by Dmitry Vasiliev]

This case measures over 60x60x30 cm. It weighs over 20 kilograms. It costs around $800. What is it? Well, it is Thermaltake Level 10 systems case, the main hero of our today’s review.

“Dead Calm”: Nofen Set A40 Fanless System Review Nofen Set A40  Nofen CS-30  NOfen P-400A  Nofen CR-100A
[03/21/11 | by Sergey Lepilov]

Our today’s article is dedicated to a passive computer system designed for those who cares most about the acoustics and tries to minimize the noise at all costs. Looks like due to the new Nofen system, this is no longer such a big problem.

Antec DF-85 and Corsair 600T: First System Cases with USB 3.0 Ports Antec DF-85  Corsair 600T  system case with USB 3.0 ports
[12/22/10 | by Aleksey Meyev]

Today we are going to talk about two new system cases from Antec and Corsair. They have one interesting feature in common: they are the first system cases with a USB 3.0 port on the front panel. Read more in our review!

Golden Silence: Seasonic and SilverStone Fanless PSUs SilverStone Nightjar  SST-ST45NF  Seasonic X-400 Fanless  SS-400FL  fanless power supply unit
[11/28/10 | by Oleg Artamonov]

How do you get rid of the noise from the PSU fan? Right: get rid of the fan! Our today’s article will discuss two fanless PSU models: Seasonic X-400 Fanless and SilverStone Nightjar.

Mythic Worlds: Three Xigmatek System Cases Reviewed Xigmatek Asgard  Xigmatek Midgard  Xigmatek Utgard
[11/03/10 | by Aleksey Meyev]

In our today’s article we are going to discuss three system cases from Xigmatek – the company, which case products haven’t yet been featured on our site. We will talk about Xigmatek Asgard, Midgard and Utgard cases.

Desktop Minis: Five Mini-ITX System Cases Reviewed Mini-ITX  Antec ISK300-150  Delux DLC-MS126  HKC 003  HKC 007  Thermaltake RSI H SD100
[10/20/10 | by Aleksey Meyev]

Our today’s roundup will be covering five miniature system cases designed to accommodate mini-ITX mainboards. We will discuss the products from such well-known manufacturers as Antec and Thermaltake as well as a few products from not very familiar brands.