News

Phanteks announces Evolv Shift 2 and Shift 2 Air mITX Chassis

Phanteks has just announced the next evolutionary phase of the mITX Shift case with its new Evolv Shift 2 and Evolv Shift 2 Air. This unique, vertical form factor has proven to be highly successful at creating an ultra-compact foot print. The new Shift 2 and Shift 2 Air will feature D-RGB lighting, concealed rear I/O, and GPU support up to a 2.9 slot cooler. The Shift 2 Air will employ fabric mesh side panels for maximum air flow, while the Shift 2 utilizes a pair of tempered glass side panels. The Shift 2 retails for $99.99, while the Shift 2 Air sells for $109.99. Here are some highlights from the press release. Read More

Reviews

Raijintek Ophion Evo Case Review

Raijintek was founded in 2013 “with the aim of designing high-end products for lifestyle, computer, and day-to-day usage.” Their computer products consist of cases, heatsinks, AIO water cooling units, custom water loop parts, and fans. Today, we have a new entry into their case lineup, the Ophion Evo. The Ophion Evo is a small form factor (SFF) case with a popular internal design that intends not to sacrifice much on the compatibility side. Read More

Motherboards

EVGA Z170 Stinger Motherboard Review

Today, I come to you with the fortune to review another new installment from EVGA’s Z170 motherboard series. This time around it’s the Z170 Stinger that’ll be shown the ropes. The Stinger’s feature set is largely unchanged from last generation. I can’t wait to see what they kept, improved, and dropped on this newest iteration. Who else is ready? Read More

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Reviews

Lian Li PC-Q28 Case Review

We’re here today with a Lian Li case that isn’t your typical fare, at least for the systems I typically build. Why, you may ask? Because the Lian Li PC-Q28 is tiny. Sit back, relax and have a read through to find out why you’d want such a tiny case – and find out why we like it so much. Read More

Cooling

EVGA Hadron Hydro mITX Case and Water Cooling Kit Review

One of the fastest growing segments in the PC building arena is anything having to do with small form factor. So much so in fact, SFF enthusiast level products have begun to explode on the scene. EVGA has seen the popularity of SFF builds and has offered up their Hadron mini-ITX cases with a host of accessories to compliment them. Back in November, we published a review on the Hadron Air; and our editor, MattNo5ss was impressed enough to give it our stamp of approval. Today, we’ll revisit the Hadron series of cases, but this time the newly released Hydro version will be under the microscope. EVGA also sent along the optional Hadron Hydro water cooling kit, so we’ll introduce you to that as well. Read More