Author: Lawrence Lee

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Logic Supply CL100 Fanless Braswell NUC PC

Logic Supply’s latest, most affordable fanless NUC PC features a Braswell Celeron N3150 SoC and a more attractive slimmed-down aluminum enclosure than its predecessors.

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AMD A10-7890K 95W Flagship APU

AMD’s pricey new flagship FM2+ processor sports their new Wraith stock cooelr and pushes APU performance a little bit further.

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Stock AMD & Intel Coolers

AMD’s newly updated 65W cooling solution takes on Intel’s current 65W cooler as we tackle the question: How good/bad is stock cooling anyway?

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AMD A10-7860K & Athlon 880K: Kaveri Refresh

The latest editions to AMD’s Kaveri budget FM2+ lineup take a spin on our freshly updated CPU test suite. Though based on the same technology as previous 7xxx models, the A10-7860K is the fastest 65W APU in AMD’s arsenal while the X4 880K becomes the new flagship for their graphicsless Athlon series.

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Samsung 950 Pro 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD

Samsung’s latest flagship 950 Pro M.2 SSD utilizes four PCI-E 3.0 lanes and features the Samsung UBX controller, 3D V-NAND, and support for the new NVMe standard.

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AMD Wraith: Upgraded Stock Cooler

AMD’s new stock cooling solution for their upcoming Zen processors features a taller two heatpipe design, a 92 mm fan, and an illuminated fan shroud.

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SilverStone TS431U 4-Bay External Enclosure

The SilverStone TS431U is a basic 4-bay USB 3.0/eSATA external enclosure that’s built like a SilverStone case.

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Quiet 4K Gaming PC Build Guide

Our latest quiet PC build guide is optimized for 4K gaming and features an Intel Core i7-6700K processor, an Asus GTX 980 Ti Strix OC graphics card, and a Corsair Carbide 600Q tower case. Can we achieve silent (sub-15 dBA@1m by our definition) operation?

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Gigabyte Z170N-Gaming 5 & Z170N-WIFI

The Gigabyte Z170N-Gaming 5 and Z170N-WIFI are among the most affordable Z170 mini-ITX motherboards on the market. They’re equipped with most of the same features but sport less sophisticated voltage regulation and cooling than pricier models.

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SilverStone Raven RVZ02 Slim Tower

SilverStone’s second crack at a miniature Raven has a more refined look and is even smaller than the first, occupying a mere 12.2 Liters. The new version addresses every misstep taken by the original while retaining similar hardware support.

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