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Fractal Design Define S Tower Case

Cases|Damping
The latest edition of Fractal Design's Define series takes the R5 and implements a more open airflow dynamic and improved watercooling compatibility.

Zalman Z11 Neo ATX Case

Cases|Damping
The Zalman Z11 Neo's unique look is part of a bold attempt to deliver most of the usual trappings of a modern ATX tower in an affordable yet attractive package.

Corsair Carbide 500R Performance Mid-Tower

Cases|Damping
Corsair's popular Carbide 500R is a prototypical performance case placing a heavy emphasis on compatibility and airflow. Critical to its success is a monstrous 20 cm side fan bathing the graphics card and other components in cool air from outside.

Zotac ZBOX CI321 Fanless Nano PC

Complete|Mobile Systems
The Zotac ZBOX CI321 Nano is not a speed king with a low speed Haswell-based Celeron processor but its built-in peripherals and fanless chassis make it a compelling budget barebones mini-PC.

BitFenix Pandora MicroATX Case

Cases|Damping
The BitFenix Pandora is a sleek and sexy aluminum-clad microATX tower with a refreshing design. It has the ambition and look of a high performance case but its dimensions prevent it from being a true powerhouse.

Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 ATX Tower

Cases|Damping
Be Quiet!'s first entry into the PC case market is a tall tower that like many others, attempts to combine elements of both quiet and performance chassis design into one.

Zotac GTX 970 AMP! Extreme Core Noise Review

Graphics Cards
The Zotac GTX 970 AMP! Extreme Core Edition that formed the heart of our Quiet SLI Gaming Guide had an excellent cooling solution with a surprising weakness: A high minimum fan speed. An updated BIOS that addresses the issue, so we take another look at its new and improved acoustics.

Cooler Master Silencio 652S Tower Case

Cases|Damping
The Silencio 652S is Cooler Master's latest take on the modern silent tower. It has the look of a quiet case combined with the versatility of a well-rounded model.

SilverStone Kublai KL05 Budget ATX Case

Cases|Damping
The SilverStone Kublai KL05 is an ATX tower that attempts to offset its budget build quality with a more substantial feature-set than competing low cost cases.

NZXT H440 Mid Tower Case

Cases|Damping
Despite lacking an optical drive bay, the NZXT H440 is a popular tower case with stylish looks, acoustic damping foam, pleasant lighting effects, and a cordoned off PSU position. Note: Addendum on final page (8), 21 Mar 2015.

Fanless Logic Supply NUC

Internet News

Logic Supply says the ML100 "represents the evolution of NUC, combining the compact versatility of Intel’s innovative form factor and latest generation Broadwell processing with a custom engineered, fanless and ventless enclosure." It looks the part with bigger heatsinks than most fanless NUCs we've seen.

Quiet SLI Gaming PC Build Guide

Do-It-Yourself Systems | Silent PC Build Guides
For our 8th Quiet Gaming PC Build Guide, we take on the challenge of two high-end video cards in an SLI configuration featuring a pair of Zotac GTX 970s in the SilverStone Fortress FT05 case.

Logic Supply ML210G-10 Fanless Bay Trail System

Complete|Mobile Systems
A sub-2 liter fanlessly cooled Bay Trail system from Logic Supply courts buyers seeking silent, reliable, maintenance-free computing for kiosks, signage and other industrial/commercial applications. The ML210G-10's power profile matches its tiny size.

Scythe Mugen Max & Deepcool Lucifer V2 Heatsinks

Cooling
A followup to the Scythe Mugen 4, the Mugen Max features a larger 140 mm fan and an assymetric design to enhance its memory compatibility. Large enough to be a dual fan model, the Deepcool Lucifer V2 ships with just one, but is actually optimized to function with none.

Deepcool Gamer Storm Maelstrom 240 AIO Liquid Cooler

Cooling
Armed with a 240 mm radiator and dual red 120 mm fans, the Deepcool Gamer Storm Maelstrom 240 is the latest AIO liquid cooler to offer itself up for scrutiny.