Month: August 2013

Scythe Mugen 4 CPU Cooler: Scythe Strikes Back

The Mugen 4 is the first truly elite Scythe heatsink we’ve tested in many years. An updated mounting system and an acoustically sound fan help gives it an edge against some its bigger, more expensive rivals.

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Akasa Galileo Ultra-slim Fanless Thin ITX Case

The Galileo is an even slimmer follow up to the Akasa Euler, a passively cooled case for Intel’s Thin Mini-ITX motherboards.

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SilverStone Argon AR02 CPU Cooler

Though smaller and lacking the high tech fan of its big brothers, the SilverStone Argon AR02 still delivers a powerful punch for its size and weight. A good choice for smaller (though not tiny) cases.

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Gigabyte GA-F2A85XN-WIFI Mini-ITX Motherboard

The GA-2A85XN-WIFI from Gigabyte offers a nice feature-set for a reasonable price and the best energy effiency I’ve seen out of an FM2 motherboard. Our first in a series of DIY articles on mini-ITX motherboards for small system options.

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