Today we are having a look at the “world’s smallest” 80Plus Platinum certified 550W ATX PSU, the SilverStone Strider Platinum. The company boasts that this fully modular, compact PSU is of exceptional quality and can deliver world-class performance, making it ideal for users with constrictive cases.
Our Build-A-Rig project is a place where PC hardware manufacturers (memory companies, case companies, GPU, CPU, power supply, storage et al.) are given an imaginary budget and a rough...
Daniel Williams on 12/3/2015
We’re back again for the final phase of our second Build-a-Rig competition. For this round we are doing a theme relevant to many a younger enthusiast: back to school...
Daniel Williams on 11/12/2015
After starting our second Build-A-Rig project a couple of weeks ago the build logs are in and we can see what it is like to work hands on with...
Daniel Williams on 11/4/2015
Last quarter we introduced our new Build-A-Rig project. At a high level, we ask two or three companies in the PC industry each round to configure a system to...
Ian Cutress on 10/13/2015
With the recent strong penetration of computers into the living room and other applications that often require small form factor cases, the demand for quality SFX PSUs is slowly...
E. Fylladitakis on 8/21/2015
In this review, we are having a look at the SilverStone Fortress FT05. It is an atypical Midi-ATX case, mixing the rotated motherboard tray design of the Raven series...
E. Fylladitakis on 6/5/2015
In this review we are having a look at the world's most compact, and SilverStone's most powerful, 1500W consumer power supply. Stuffing 1.5kW inside a 180mm chassis is quite...
E. Fylladitakis on 4/7/2015
Today we are having a look at the Raven RV05, an atypical Midi-ATX case from SilverStone with a rotated motherboard tray and a unique visual appearance. It is the...
E. Fylladitakis on 12/24/2014
In this Holiday Buyer's Guide, we will be evaluating and recommending desktop PC power supply units. We should clarify that the selection of a PSU is based on parameters...
E. Fylladitakis on 12/3/2014
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...
E. Fylladitakis on 7/8/2014
When a power supply becomes sufficiently efficient, it loses less energy from the input as heat. Given the right conditions, a very efficient and low rated power supply...
Ian Cutress on 6/12/2014
Silverstone is well-known among technology enthusiasts, and while they offer a great selection of technology-related goods, cases and virtually everything enclosure-related are their specialty. The company offers a very...
E. Fylladitakis on 4/18/2014
There was a time when liquid-cooling a computer chip was considered to be "extreme", something you'd only see hardcore enthusiasts or overclockers doing. It took a lot of work...
E. Fylladitakis on 2/12/2014
I’ve been toying around with updating my computer lately, and one of the topics I wanted to look at was the choice of power supply. For the most part...
Jarred Walton on 10/30/2013
We revisit SilverStone's mainstream micro-ATX enclosure to test its newest revision.
Dustin Sklavos on 9/20/2013
The chassis used in the SilverStone Raven RV04 returns in its premium model: does it ameliorate the existing issues or exacerbate them?
Dustin Sklavos on 8/29/2013
A string of delays have kept the most radical entry in SilverStone's already unconventional Raven series from making its debut, and even now it's only materializing in limited quantities...
Dustin Sklavos on 6/20/2013
Visiting the SilverStone booth was rather interesting. In a similar ilk to MSI’s GUS which used Thunderbolt to transmit data over PCIe, Silverstone are developing their own at-home...
Ian Cutress on 6/6/2013
Continuing our series of reviews of smaller enclosures, we take a look at one of the smallest of all: SilverStone's impressively diminutive Sugo SG08 Mini-ITX case.
Dustin Sklavos on 5/13/2013