With the new overclockable Pentium processor soon coming to market, named as Pentium-AE and listed under the title ‘Pentium G3258’, it offers an opportunity for some low cost overclocking and perhaps a nice gaming system or two. In light of the low cost nature, it would perhaps make sense if motherboard manufacturers brought out new models designed for this new CPU to help hit the price conscious but also offer some overclocking features. ASRock believe their new models, the ATX-sided Z97 Anniversary and micro-ATX sized Z97M Anniversary, might be the answer. These motherboards are particularly stripped down, as seen by the rear panel in the picture above, with only one video output and no additional controllers for USB 3.0 or SATA 6 Gbps...
It seems that the further down the chain of PC components, the more companies there are to produce the hardware. For desktop PCs we have two main CPU...20 by Ian Cutress on 2/14/2014
OriginPC is a boutique PC system integrator with a twist: they ship their systems in gigantic wooden crates designed to kill reviewers like Dustin (RIP). The past couple of...6 by Jarred Walton on 1/9/2014
An enclosure built from the ground up for custom liquid cooling loops is actually a fairly rarefied thing. Why wouldn't it be? Building a custom loop is expensive and...63 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/16/2013
We've long maintained that Rosewill's Thor v2 is one of the best deals floating around for enthusiasts. In that enclosure, Rosewill has a product that's fairly feature rich, quiet...27 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/28/2013
Ever since we reviewed the Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 and Deep Silence 2 enclosures, they've essentially been setting the standard for what a silent enclosure can and should be...9 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/26/2013
Cooler Master has been fairly gung ho on the PR side about their Storm Scout II Advanced. While we missed the opportunity to review its predecessor, the Storm Scout...15 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/19/2013
BitFenix has historically been fairly reliable at producing reasonably priced cases that have their own aesthetic flair and solid performance. They've been exactly daring enough with designs like the...27 by Dustin Sklavos on 2/28/2013