Traditional PC component manufacturers are moving into other areas of interest. For MSI that means devices such as tablets and notebooks, as well as moving forward with their traditional motherboard and graphics cards lines. Similar to ASUS and ASRock, MSI is now moving into the full desktop space with their own barebones package. Like some other barebones we have reviewed, MSI will supply the chassis, the motherboard, the CPU cooler, the power supply and the optical drive, and the user (or system integrator) will have to choose a CPU, DRAM, a GPU and storage. MSI is today launching the MSI Nightblade, a gaming mini-ITX barebones designed to fit a full size GPU (such as the MSI R9 290X), be easy enough to carry around...
Three of the latest cases from world-renowned case maker Thermaltake compared in detail. Which one best fits your needs?
Joshua Buss on 8/16/2006
Ever thought about what a premiere case for people looking to build a personal server would look like? Lian Li sure has.
Joshua Buss on 5/16/2006
We had a unique chance to look at several of Zalman's latest goodies, but most importantly, the all-new HD-160 HTPC case.
Joshua Buss on 3/31/2006
After comparing three cases in the budget, value, and premiere price brackets, how do two of the most expensive cases on the market stack up?
Joshua Buss on 2/23/2006
Three good cases from three respectable manufacturers...is the price premium of the Antec P150 really worth it? We shall see.
Joshua Buss on 1/13/2006
With the surge in the desire to base an entertainment center around your PC, we're finally starting to see some really nice HTPC cases. So, just how nice are...
Joshua Buss on 11/22/2005
Another MicroATX compatible case – are good looks alone enough to justify the relatively expensive price of this sleek box?
Joshua Buss on 10/26/2005
So many good cases out there by several top-notch manufacturers. Which one should you give your hard-earned money?
Joshua Buss on 9/8/2005
An amazing, all aluminum, no-compromise workstation for the serious enthusiast.
Joshua Buss on 8/7/2005
Strange name, serious case. This case packs quite a punch for a low cost SFF housing.
Joshua Buss on 7/2/2005
A close look at a rare, but beautiful HTPC case.
Joshua Buss on 5/5/2005
An update to the original PC-60 case design, Lian Li has added a handful of new features to introduce to us the PC-60 Plus mid-tower chassis.
Purav Sanghani on 2/26/2005
In our first look at a mid-tower design from Antec, we look at their P160 aluminum chassis.
Purav Sanghani on 2/13/2005
After their first case, the Guardian, NZXT has taken some time to make various changes and improvements to create a new breed of their themed chassis, the Nemesis.
Purav Sanghani on 2/5/2005
We've been so occupied looking at all of the new, expensive PC cases that we almost forgot about those consumers who are looking for something with the right features...
Purav Sanghani on 2/1/2005
In our first ever HTPC case roundup, we look at models from CoolerMaster, SilverStone Technology, Ahanix, and NMediaPC to see which will help complete that home theater look for...
Purav Sanghani on 12/27/2004
With gaming chassis rolling out in the dozens, we look past the MGE Viper's factory modifications to decide whether its features and functions will keep us happy.
Purav Sanghani on 12/18/2004
Chenbro puts out a second version of its original Gaming Bomb chassis, the Gaming Bomb II.
Purav Sanghani on 12/14/2004
Many system builders have never actually seen, let alone used a Small Form Factor (SFF) system. They've been around for over three years, but the perception is often that...
Jarred Walton on 12/8/2004
Finally, Intel takes the blindfold off the eyes of the public to reveal their successor to the ATX form factor, Balanced Technology eXtended!
Purav Sanghani on 11/15/2004