Earlier this year, we had our first look at the GIGABYTE BRIX Pro, along with a note about further benchmarks to follow. It was our first look at the Intel Core i7-4770R, a Crystal Well part with 128 MB of eDRAM built into the package. The part was aimed squarely at making integrated graphics competetive with low-end discrete GPUs. As a direct result of this, PC manufacturers could make compact gaming units. The BRIX Pro was even distributed at the Steam Developers Conference as a Steam Machine. In our second look at the BRIX Pro, we changed the memory and storage subsystem to better reflect the expected use case. Read on for our refreshed performance evaluation results, gaming benchmarks, performance as a HTPC and...

SFF Roundup, Part I: Socket 478 and 754 Systems

Our SFF section is about to get new life as we have several roundups on the way in the next several weeks. We're starting out with some of...

32 by Jarred Walton on 2/15/2005

Sun's W2100z Dual Opteron Workstation

Sun embraces Linux and x86 - and we all benefit from it.

47 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/27/2004

Shuttle SB81P: Intel's 915G

Today, we take a look at Shuttle's SB81P to see how it performs against the best 915/925X desktop motherboards and 915/925X SFFs on market. Read on to find out...

6 by Evan Lieb on 9/18/2004

Monarch Hornet Pro: "SFF" meets PCI Express, DDR2

Today, we take a look at what is currently the most technologically advanced SFF that we've ever encountered. Of course, that mere fact doesn't necessarily mean it'll be the...

7 by Evan Lieb on 7/31/2004

Shuttle SK83G: VIA's Shot at SFF

You knew it was coming, and indeed it has. Today, we bring you a Shuttle SFF review as part of our effort to bring you more SFF articles. Read...

18 by Evan Lieb on 7/14/2004

Soltek QBIC EQ3801: nForce3 250Gb goes SFF

Today, we take a look at one of the first nForce3 250Gb SFFs to hit the market. Soltek's QBIC series of SFFs rears its head in the form of...

22 by Evan Lieb on 7/4/2004

FIRST LOOK: Jetway Magic Twin MiniQ Computer

Jetway introduces a truly unique 2-user, small barebones computer based on the popular Intel 865G chipset. Does the Magic Twin hardware and software really work for 2 users?

25 by Wesley Fink on 4/16/2004

Asus DigiMatrix - The Pizza Box Form Factor

This is a PC that is unlike one that we have ever seen before. It is not like your typical Small Form Factor PC. Yet, it isn't quite something...

16 by Andrew Ku on 2/11/2004

Windows XP 64-Bit Preview: First Look at Athlon 64 Performance

Microsoft has just released a Customer Preview version of Windows XP 64-Bit Edition. We take a first look at performance of the AMD Athlon 64 on the new...

42 by Wesley Fink on 2/7/2004

ECS' Newest EZ-Buddie: Ultimate Convergence

Computex Taipei, COMDEX Las Vegas and CES 2004 were all about convergence - pen drives that play MP3s, PC CD players that could capture FM radio, DVR...

1 by Kris Kubicki & Wesley Fink on 1/24/2004

Shuttle XPC ST61G4: Tiny Computer with Big Integrated Video

Shuttle has a Pentium 4 SFF based on the ATI IGP300 chipset. How does the ST61G4 integrated video stack up against competing P4 solutions? We also compare...

17 by Wesley Fink on 1/23/2004

Elite PC Titan FX: Setting New Standards in Gaming

Elite PC is producing a full-blown Athlon64 FX gaming system built around a Dual-Processor Socket 940 motherboard. Loaded with top-of-the-line components, we look at how the Titan FX...

50 by Wesley Fink on 11/30/2003

Dell Dimension XPS: Gaming with all the Trimmings

Dell introduces a new XPS system with every feature the gamer could imagine. We put it through the AnandTech evaluation and compared it to the best rigs we...

42 by Wesley Fink on 11/13/2003

AMS eCube EG65D: Decent Performance, but Many Issues

The AMS eCube EG65D certainly looks like a Small Form Factor computer loaded for performance. But how does it really compare to other SFF systems?

6 by Wesley Fink on 10/28/2003

IBM Think Center S50: The Ideal Corporate Small Form Factor

IBM’s latest Small Form Factor system for the Corporate desktop offers the easiest servicing you will likely see in a Corporate desktop – making end-user servicing a real option...

20 by Wesley Fink on 10/21/2003

Soltek Qbic EQ3401M: More Expansion & A New Standard in Quietness

Soltek’s latest Small Form Factor system offers more expansion and a larger Power Supply than other SFF. To our amazement, it is also the quietest SFF that we...

20 by Wesley Fink on 10/6/2003

Biostar iDEQ 200T: Great Performance & Brilliant Design

Biostar unveils another Small Form Factor system that asks, “Why do you need a huge desktop PC?” With all the latest Intel 865 features, it looks like a...

23 by Wesley Fink on 9/29/2003

Shuttle XPC SB65G2: Big Performance in This Small Package

The Small Form Factor has been evolving rapidly from cute and compromised to machines that can compete with any desktop computer on the market. We take a look...

43 by Wesley Fink on 9/9/2003

PCI Express: Interconnect of the future

The next significant change in computer architecture, PCI Express is set to replace PCI and take interconnect design into the next decade. We take a look at what...

3 by Andy Hui on 6/12/2003

Small Form Factor Pentium 4 PC Roundup - March 2003

Gone are the days when Shuttle was the only game in Small Form Factor town; read on as we pit Shuttle's brand new SFF PC against newcomers Jetway and...

5 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/11/2003

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