Misco UK shuts its doors, 300 jobs lost
Last-minute sale not enough to save it.
Last-minute sale not enough to save it.
'Scheduled maintenance,' officially.
South Park: The Fractured but Whole is Ubisoft's latest RPG. Does it cut the mustard or the cheese?
The PC-X1000 is the latest high end chassis from Lian Li, competing at the very top end of the market with an array of desirable features such as all aluminium construction, variable speed fans and a modular design. Does it live up to its premium billing? We find out.
Zalman's original GS1000 case didn't quite have what it takes to justify its price tag or compete with models from Antec, Cooler Master and SilverStone. We take a look at Zalman's second effort, the GS1000 Plus to see if it's more worthy of your cash.
SSDs are fast becoming the must have new storage medium but installing them in PCs can be tricky. We've taken a look at three ways you can connect 2.5in SSDs and indeed hard disks to your PC.
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.
Gigabyte is back with its latest chassis, the Sumo 4112. With smooth looks, solid steel construction and a garnish of aluminium plating, is this heavyweight Sumo worthy of being you're next upgrade? We strap in the bit-tech testing gear and find out.
Corsair's first foray into the chassis market drives a stake into the heart of the usual contenders and rips the market wide open. Is this our next upgrade, or has Corsair over-thought this matt black behemoth?
It's that time again! We've got six new mods in the line up this month and as the summer hots up, so does the modding it seems! From scratch builds to great looking mods on existing cases, it's all here in May's edition of Mod of the Month.
A leaked memo from Microsoft has revealed that the software giant plans to ship Windows 7 without a browser in Europe.
While we're in Taipei for Computex, we've dropped in to PC case manufacturer In-Win to have a nose around its latest manufacturing facility and see how this ISO certified, all-Taiwanese company makes its products.
COMPUTEX 09: Lian Li's X1000 is a work of beauty, and fixes many of the problems of the older X2000.
COMPTUEX 09: It's not cheap, but it is beautiful: Origen-ae makes mini-ITX HTPCs to die for.
Summer is here and the heat is on, but some cases just aren't up to keeping your PC cool when the mercury starts to rise. Today we look at the new Cooler Master HAF 922, a case designed for maximum airflow to keep your hardware happy. Is it up to the task? We find out.
Nvidia's own insurance company has filed suit against it for not disclosing information about the defective chips it found in notebooks last year.
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!
The argument about IE's inclusion in Windows continues, as ECIS shows its support for the AC's antitrust case against Microsoft.
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!
Nvidia has announced that it has filed a countersuit in the Court of Chancery, Delaware, against Intel for breach of contract.
Built on a slim $120 budget, this little R2D2 build goes back to the roots of modding and does things the old fashioned way - you won't find a CNC machine or any precut pieces in sight. Read on to see how an old garbage can is transformed into our favourite Star Wars droid! Awesome!
Today we take a look at new start-up manufacturer Ikonik's flagship case, the RA X10. With a premium price tag and packing an insane 13 separate cooling fans powered by an innovative fan control system, can this aluminium colossus deliver? We find out.
CeBIT 09: Taking a few leaves out of the Antec 902 book, Lian Li tweaks the Lancool range to appeal more to the gaming audience.
CeBIT 09: Created by BMW Group in the US, Thermaltake's new Level 10 is an awesome design, but will it be king of quality?
CeBIT 09: And the award for successfully butchering a product line goes to Antec for the P183 and P193. URGH!
CeBIT 09: A couple of cases from our project logs forum hit the Cooler Master stand here at CeBIT!
CeBIT 09: Cooler Master has a smaller HAF and Storm series products, as well as passively cooled mini-ITX. Cheap and fully featured? Oh yes!
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!
Antec's nip, tuck and botoxed update to its 900 - the 902 - has hit the streets and we take this meatier brother to the incredibly popular original to find out whether the "gaming" crowd have a new toy to line yet more endless tables at LANs with.
This excellent 8ft case mod was built from a wide selection of salvaged machinery, including various parts of a World War II warship.
Usually a company more associated with heatsinks than chassis, Scythe has just released the ultra silent Fenris Wolf. With all aluminium construction and a whisper quiet cooling system, can the Fenris Wolf prove a worthy entry into the enthusiast case market? Read on to find out!
First seen at Computex 2008, the new SilverStone Raven RV01 has arrived in the bit-tech labs. With its mobo tray rotated 90 degrees, the Raven points your graphics cards upwards and uses the laws of thermodynamics to keep them cool. We take a first look at what might be the future of case design.
With its unique design and blue anodised aluminium build material, the Lian LI PC-888 is like no other case on the market. Limited to a production run of just 500 units, it's the height of chassis exclusivity, but is it actually a good case underneath the styling? We find out.
Our final voter winner for the bit-tech Mod of the Year competition has been chosen - check inside to see if you've won!
CES 2009: Lian Li has announced its new conceptual case, the PC-888, a uniquely styled blue anodized aluminium chassis.
Our penultimate voter winner for the bit-tech Mod of the Year competition has been chosen - check inside to see if you've won!
Earlier in the week, we published the best games of the year and today it's time to look back at what's happened in the technology industry over the last year. Find out which products are the best of the year, and also which innovations have caught our eye during 2008.
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!
Lian Li is back with its latest all aluminium chassis, the PC-9. Cramming space for an ATX motherboard, and four hot-swap hard disks into a very compact design, we take a look to see whether the PC-9 is small and perfectly formed or the runt of the Lian Li litter.
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!