Most PCs don't require a massive power supply capable of 750W or more sustained output, and even the 500-550W models can be overkill for many users. Today we'll be looking at he Silverstone Nightjar 520W power supply, a PSU with a moderate power output but a very distinct feature: it's completely fanless. Fanless PSUs aren't a new idea, but advances in technology have taken them from expensive and rather esoteric devices to modern designs that are more reasonable. The Silverstone Nightjar 520W retails for $139.99 including shipping (after rebate), a steep price for a 520W unit even if it is 80Plus Platinum certified, but that's due in large part to its fanless nature. Does it perform well enough to justify such a price? We'll...

Clash of the Titans - TT Tai Chi vs. CM Stacker 830

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?

56 by Joshua Buss on 2/23/2006

Price-Point Comparing Three-Way Case Shootout

Three good cases from three respectable manufacturers...is the price premium of the Antec P150 really worth it? We shall see.

68 by Joshua Buss on 1/13/2006

HTPC 4-Way Roundup

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...

26 by Joshua Buss on 11/22/2005

SilverStone SG01B

Another MicroATX compatible case – are good looks alone enough to justify the relatively expensive price of this sleek box?

18 by Joshua Buss on 10/26/2005

Mid-Tower Mega Roundup

So many good cases out there by several top-notch manufacturers. Which one should you give your hard-earned money?

48 by Joshua Buss on 9/8/2005

Lian Li F1: The Desk As the Computer

An amazing, all aluminum, no-compromise workstation for the serious enthusiast.

52 by Joshua Buss on 8/7/2005

Aspire X-QPack: A Lanparty Dream

Strange name, serious case. This case packs quite a punch for a low cost SFF housing.

66 by Joshua Buss on 7/2/2005

Ahanix MCE601

A close look at a rare, but beautiful HTPC case.

17 by Joshua Buss on 5/5/2005

Lian Li PC-60Plus

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.

43 by Purav Sanghani on 2/26/2005

Antec Performance One

In our first look at a mid-tower design from Antec, we look at their P160 aluminum chassis.

52 by Purav Sanghani on 2/13/2005

NZXT Nemesis and Nemesis Elite

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.

53 by Purav Sanghani on 2/5/2005

Value Case Roundup: A Look at the Affordable

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...

58 by Purav Sanghani on 2/1/2005

December 2004 HTPC Case Roundup

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...

34 by Purav Sanghani on 12/27/2004

MGE Viper: Another Xtreme Gamer Creation

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.

41 by Purav Sanghani on 12/18/2004

Chenbro Gaming Bomb II: Anyone for Upscale Gaming?

Chenbro puts out a second version of its original Gaming Bomb chassis, the Gaming Bomb II.

42 by Purav Sanghani on 12/14/2004

Close Encounters of the Small Kind

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...

45 by Jarred Walton on 12/8/2004

Intel's Long Awaited BTX Form Factor

Finally, Intel takes the blindfold off the eyes of the public to reveal their successor to the ATX form factor, Balanced Technology eXtended!

77 by Purav Sanghani on 11/15/2004

SilverStone Lascala 10M: An Exclusive Look at SilverStone's Newest Creation

SilverStone Technology was nice enough to send us a sample of their unreleased Lascala 10. We take a peek to see if it's ready for the home theater environment.

8 by Purav Sanghani on 11/13/2004

Logisys CS888UV: Glowing Acrylic!

Logisys brings us a variation of the CS888CL with a bright blue glow!

17 by Purav Sanghani on 11/5/2004

Aspire X-Navigator: A High End Gaming Chassis

Aspire International sends us a sample of their high end gaming chassis, the X-Navigator. We run it through our testing and perform an extensive analysis on its features and functionality.

23 by Purav Sanghani on 10/26/2004

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