Review Corsair Obsidian Series 500D Review
The Obsidian Series makes a welcome return.
The Obsidian Series makes a welcome return.
Cheaper than the original Eisbaer range.
The previous Xigmatek Utgard was excellent for the price, we check out the updated Pantheon.
TT takes the Level 10 design and morphs it into an affordable case that's jam-packed with features.
It's cheap, smart and has front-panel USB 3 ports, but is the ML03 a decent case?
We look at the best designs posted in our forum two weeks into Stage 1
Design the perfect case for water cooling and Phobya will build it for you
A tiny Pico-ITX barebone kit for a fuss-free tiny PC, but what about the performance?
We show you what hardware and software you need to build your own NAS box.
Has Fractal Designed the perfect NAS box case for mini-ITX? Is that all there is to it? We find out.
Gary Voigt, esteemed maker of the Art Deco Zenith 5-s-29 Radio Case Mod, takes us step-by-step through how he hand-crafted his very own watercooling reservoir.
The new year is well under way and for Feb we've re-evaluated our choices again having looked at H55 and H57 motherboards, new coolers and cases, and ATI budget graphics cards. Has it all made a difference? Check in to find out.
We finally get some hands on time with perhaps the most radical PC case ever designed - Thermaltake's Level 10. Co-designed with BMW, the Level 10 certainly looks futuristic - but is it actually any good?
This month we've got Intel's new CPUs and other nifty bits of hardware weighing in from CES. Has it made a change to our recommendations? Read on to find out!
Andy decided that forking out tens of thousands for an expensive 'Kaleidoscape' server was simply crackers. So, like any good modder, he built one himself, for less. In this article, he guides us through how you can make your own: from hardware to software.
With 2009 in its last days, it's time to round up the best mods we've featured and mod of the month winners. 21 mods compete and require your votes to decide the ultimate in modding glory: who will be the Mod of the Year winner, 2009?
This truly beautiful mod is crafted out of aluminium and real wooden panels. With the PC hardware cunningly hidden behind panels that fit the build perfectly, we experience yet another moment of modding masterclass with the Cygnus X1.
All too often we take for granted how long it takes to make something very personal. Mike Krysztofiak forges his acrylic cube over two years as he manually cuts, sands, drills his masterpiece of LEDs, watercooling and classic style.
BluBawx by E.E.L. Ambiense is in league with the simplest yet highest quality of acrylic scratch builds out there. If cute mini-ITX mods are what you love to see, you'll certainly want to check this out!
Another month and another set of hardware recommendations fresh from our labs. Has AMD's latest CPUs or Kingston's SSDs made a difference? What about memory price increases? Read on to find out!
Another month and another set of hardware recommendations fresh from our labs. Has the Radeon HD 5870 scored a solid place and what about the latest motherboards and hard drives? Take a look to find out!
What difference will the new Core i5 processor and LGA1156 motherboards make to our hardware recommendations this month? Find out the answers to this, and all other hardware upgrade questions in this month's Hardware Buyer's Guide!
Packed with four PCs and a new Folding rig, this month's PC hardware buyer's guide is leaner, meaner and gets straight to the point! Check out our recommendations and be sure to tell us what you think are currently the best buys in our forums.
Atom + Wood is not a spam email for erectile dysfunction, it is in fact a fantastically delicate little box to house an mini-ITX Atom board, housed within a scratch built box crafted out of several different woods for contrasting effect. Click for cuteness and modding excellence within!
Cooler Master is back with its latest case, the Scout. With unusual features like an in-built reinforced carry handle and peripheral security, it's built for LAN parties, but is it a quality case into the bargain? We find out.
April's collection of Mod of the Month nominees are here and we've found some amazingly awesome skill on show once again in our Project Log forum. We've joined up again with AC Ryan so check out this month's six nominees, vote and let us know what you think of them!
bit-tech modding guru Max Erlandsson has made yet another stonking scratch build with his latest home theatre PC project. With beautiful lines mixing industrious looks and subtle curves make this a mod you'll really want to see!
2009's next installment of Mod of the Month is here and along with it, some of the best upcoming mods from our community. We've joined up again with AC Ryan so read, vote and tell us your thoughts on this month's nominees!
It's now April and we haven’t heard from Wolvie so far in 2009! Fear not though, the legendary modder is back with an Asus Rampage II Gene sponsored build. We've got all the pictures and details for this MicroATX Core i7 scratch built acrylic mod so we hope you enjoy!
Today we're taking a look at Akasa's entry into the SFF market with the Enigma Mini-ITX case and finding out if its the ideal home for an Intel Atom based system or media centre.Do good things really come in small packages?
Opting for small form factor cases often involves demoting style to the subs bench. We take a look at Silverstone's Mini-ATX Sugo SG03 which is breaking all the rules and setting new standards for pint-sized PCs.
What changed for March? Take a look at our recommendations for building a budget, premium and ultimate system if you're in the market for a new PC. We provide a breakdown of first choice and alternatives to help balance and sift out the best products at your fingertips.
A clever hacker has developed a full IRC client in a tiny hardware device that lets you idle with a fraction of the power usage of a desktop PC.
Mod of the Month is back for 2009 to bring you the best of upcoming projects from our community. We've joined up again with AC Ryan so read, vote and tell us your thoughts on this month's contenders!
We have managed to grab some hands-on time with the new Eee PC T91 net tablet, which is set to be released at the end of April. It marks the first major departure from the tried and tested Eee PC formula - read on to find out what we thought of it...
The carpentry legend is back - Nick Falzone, winner of our 2007 Mod of the Year competition, tries his hand at a mini-ITX gaming machine with some absolutely gorgeous results! You will NOT want to miss this one!
We've not just one mod to feature today, but several! The Planet Express Klan from Madrid teamed up with Intel to speed build the four elements into some very unique cases.
We're a few days late on announcing November's Mod of the Month contenders, but as a bonus we've arranged an extra prize for the lucky winner of this month's competition. Read, vote and tell us your thoughts on this month's contenders!
Today we take a look at the Zalman ZMachine LQ1000 , an ultra premium case with in-built water-cooling boasting high end performance, but with a high price to match. Does the LQ1000 float our boat, or is it just a wet weekend? We don the bit-tech scuba gear and find out!
We're baaaack! The month of July is coming to a close, and that means it's time again for us to bring you some of the world's best works in progress hand picked straight from our forums. That's right, it's time for Mod of the Month for July!
Samsung attacks the 22" LCD market from a different angle with its 21.6" SM2253LW, which sports the same 1,680 x 1,050 native resolution. Aside from the weird proportions, it boasts a 2ms response time and an 8,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio - but is it any good?
We've all heard of green PCs - but what about a green case? Claiming excellent noise reduction and an innovative thermal management system, the Silentium T2 Eco 80 is a case which seems to have it all - but appearances can be deceiving...
With Pixar's upcoming movie in mind, how about this truly fantastic WALL-E robot mod! UPDATED: Now with more details and more pictures!