Month: December 2013

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ASUS Maximus VI Impact: Enthusiast Mini-ITX Motherboard

The ASUS Republic of Gamer line of motherboards pull out all the stops and the Maximus VI Impact is no exception. This Haswell mini-ITX board is filled to the brim with features both big and small to entice gamers, enthusiasts, and anyone with deep pockets.

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Fractal Design Node 304 Mini-ITX Case

The Design Node 304 is an evolution of Fractal’s earlier Mini ITX NAS Case geared primarily for server duty. How well does it manage the noise and vibration of six 3.5″ drives? Can this modest 20 litre case keep the system cool enough?

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Haswell comes to NUC

The Intel NUC D54250WYK incorporates a dualcore, hyperthreaded mobile Haswell processor running Intel HD Graphics 5000 in the palm-size chassis introduced last year, now with more I/O and an infrared remote sensor. Do Haswell’s advantages translate well to this tiny desktop PC?

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BitFenix Phenom Mini-ITX Case

The BitFenix Phenom is a big, elegant cube style mini-ITX case, offering a little bit of everything. Does it fulfill its promise for just $80?

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