PCSTATS Main Page Follow PCSTATS on Facebook PCSTATS RSS Feed PCSTATS Twitter Feed + Motherboards
+ Videocards
+ Memory
+ Beginners Guides...
News & Advanced Search  Feedback?
[X]   Directory of
Guides & Reviews

Beginners Guides
Weekly Newsletter
Archived Newsletters



Contact the Suite 66 Advertising Agency

Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review
  More Seagate Reviews... and Hard Drives/SSD.
Waterfield Designs Muzetto Leather Notebook Satchel Review
 [>>]
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB SATA III SSD Review
 [>>]
Beginners Guide: How To Install / Remove an Intel Socket LGA2011 CPU
 [>>]
Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips for Windows
 [>>]
More>>

Search...
Computer / SFF PCs RSS News Feed - PCSTATS
... 2 news stories awaiting approval  
Fierce PC Imperial Hive Review
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 4:02P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we have in our hands the devilish delights of the all-new Red Devil Golden Sample RX 580. The Golden Sample goes beyond what the standard Red Devil is capable of, by offering an improved cooler and higher clock speeds. Unlike previous generations of the Devil series, this RX 580 variant opts for a double-fan configuration rather than the usual triple-fan – but instead we get two, larger 100mm dual ball bearing fans which promise to deliver on performance and low-noise.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

Dragon Flair Inferno GR4 (i7 7700K/ GTX1080) System Review
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 4:02P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Dragon Flair is a relatively new system integrator based in Ireland. They got in-touch with us and today we are looking at a high-end gaming PC from the company – the Inferno GR4. With as much emphasis on the system’s aesthetics as there is on its hardware, it will be very interesting to see if the Inferno GR4 can justify its hefty £2139 asking price.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Autonomous SmartDesk 2 Review
     Fri, Apr 21 2017 | 12:02P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Back in 2012 I was sick of sitting down all day and decided to build myself my own standing desk. While it worked pretty well it was not exactly high enough, and I could not adjust it up or down. This eventually led me to get a tall stool which I ended up sitting on more often than actually standing. So when Autonomous asked me if I wanted to check out their Smart Desk 2 I was quite excited. Autonomous says the Smart Desk 2 is the most affordable high-quality standing desk, period. Prices start at a very modest $299 for the base model and go up from there. Can the Smart Desk 2 become my new favorite desk or will I go back to the one I was using? Read on as we find out!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

MSI WS63 7RK Mobile Workstation
     Thu, Apr 20 2017 | 12:03P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Mobile workstations are usually only mobile in the sense that you can move them from desk to desk more easily than a full tower. They are not generally systems you would want to carry around with you all day. But the MSI WS63 7RK bucks this trend. It’s under 2cm thick and under 2kg in weight. Yet inside is a quad-core processor, professional NVIDIA Quadro graphics, and two storage devices.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Corsair ONE Pro SFF Gaming PC Review
     Thu, Apr 20 2017 | 9:02A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It's a big day for Corsair today as they introduce their very first fully built gaming PC, the ONE and ONE Pro. How did they do? Let's find out."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Guru3D Rig of the Month
     Mon, Apr 17 2017 | 11:08A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The March edition of the Guru3D Rig of the Month 2017 is here. The turn goes to Ben Whittle who decided his dinner table and a big sheet of plywood could be transformed into PC, guess what? He succeeded alright.
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D

MSI GS43 7RE Phantom Pro Review
     Mon, Apr 17 2017 | 9:00A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
On offer from the MSI GS43VR is a powerful specification which revolves around Intel’s Core i7-7700HQ, 16GB DDR4 and then 1080p champion by way of the renowned 6GB GTX 1060. These key components supply a strong platform which is further strengthened by the robust Samsung SM951 SSD.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

 
Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Review
     Fri, Apr 07 2017 | 4:29P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Dell Inspiron 7000 Gaming straddles the line between mainstream and gaming notebooks. It is offered in a few sizes, including a svelte 14" model, but after getting some hands-on time with the Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming at CES earlier this year, we decided to check the larger laptop out. It sports a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU, along with some fairly high-end internals...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Shuttle XPC Slim DX30 Barebone Review
     Fri, Mar 24 2017 | 9:02A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"XPC Slim DX30 is one of the latest passively cooled Mini-PCs from Shuttle, which does sport the Intel Celeron J3355 Apollo Lake dual-core SoC. The barebone can be equipped with no less than 8GB of DDR3L SODIMM RAM, a M.2 SSD, one 2.5’’ HDD/SSD while the wireless connectivity is assured by the manufacturer thanks to the preinstalled M.2-2230 WLAN card with Realtek RTL8188EE Controller. The product does feature a lot of interfaces so it can be used at home, in offices but also for industrial applications; in all cases, the overall power consumption is very small thanks to the technological process of the new Intel cores."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

HP Spectre x360 Review
     Fri, Mar 24 2017 | 9:01A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
At the top of HP's laptop line-up is the Spectre x360, a convertible 2-in-1 notebook that has recently been upgraded to Kaby Lake. For this latest model HP has also unleashed a design overhaul that makes the Spectre x360 thinner, lighter and more portable than before.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

Lenovo IdeaCentre Y910 Gaming All-In-One Review
     Wed, Mar 22 2017 | 4:00P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
All-in-One computers aren't traditionally known for offering gaming-grade processing power, but the IdeaCentre Y910 Gaming AIO from Lenovo promises top-of-the-line gaming performance in a compact form factor. The higher end model being reviewed comes with a 6th gen Core i7-6700 processor, a GTX 1080 GPU and 16GB of DDR4 RAM.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

PC Customiser XSplit Streamer Pro X System Review
     Wed, Mar 22 2017 | 1:06P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The PC Customiser XSplit Streamer Pro X is a compact gaming PC that comes loaded with XSplit Broadcaster and Gamecaster to help you get busy streaming your games as quickly as possible. The £50 one year XSplit license is included as part of the package. Interesting approach, let’s take a closer look.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Buying advice: Gaming PC - Updated with AMD Ryzen
     Mon, Mar 13 2017 | 3:05P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This buying advice is all about selecting the right components for your new gaming rig. What we've done is we've put together several configurations for different budgets and we also included links to Toppreise.ch and Geizhals.at with prices, that are being updated automatically.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Fierce PC Dragon Blood Review
     Mon, Mar 13 2017 | 3:04P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Dragon Blood is a fully water-cooled gaming PC which takes the Intel Core i7-7700K and nudges it up to that revered 5GHZ milestone. Also featured within this impressive rig we have a water-cooled EVGA GTX 1070 and hardware from Corsair, Samsung, GIGABYTE and Cooler Master.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

review on the ECS LIVA Z
     Fri, Mar 10 2017 | 4:00P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
”The Celeron itself was mediocre at best from my experience. Two cores weren't enough to get a responsive feel while browsing the web. It did however load up Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 just fine and was snappy in the interface, but using applications or browsing the web showed the true lack of processing power which is a trending subject I keep returning to. This means the N3350 model has very little going for it besides a low entry price point if you are a person who isn't used to waiting. Web pages will eventually fully load and 1080p videos generally play smooth enough, but this may be a deal breaker unless 720p video and basic web browsing is all you plan on doing. Skipping ahead to the N3450 SoC which is also clocked at 1.1GHz, but includes 4 cores, may be the solution to snappier experience. It does have the same HD 500 graphics with 12 Execution Units, so video playback will not change. Simply having two extra cores will alleviate some overhead and should provide an overall better experience browsing the web. Finishing up, the LIVA Z powered by the Pentium N4200 SoC is your best bet for performance. While not cheap, it does have 4 Cores and the HD 505 with 18 Units. It also holds some architecture features found in the Kaby Lake CPU series, making it newer and more powerful than the Celerons running Skylakes HD 500 series. I have an i3 laptop nearly four years old now using the HD Graphics 4000 with 16 Units and it can play 4k video just fine. Therefore, I have no doubt that this Pentium variant will also.”
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

HP Spectre x360 Review
     Thu, Mar 09 2017 | 9:02A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
At the top of HP's laptop line-up is the Spectre x360, a convertible 2-in-1 notebook that has recently been upgraded to Kaby Lake. For this latest model HP has also unleashed a design overhaul that makes the Spectre x360 thinner, lighter and more portable than before.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

Computer / SFF PCs NEWS PAGE: of 38    
Hardware Sections     04/27/2017 | 1:17AM  
Beginners Guides
PCSTATS RSS Feeds
RSS Newsletter
RSS News
Motherboards
Mouse Pads
Networking
Notebooks
Peripherals
Powersupply
Printers
Servers
Videocards
Editorials
Cases and Access.
CD-ROMs
Computers / SFF PCs
Cooling - Heatsinks
CPU / Processors
Digital Cameras
HDD / SSD
Home Theatre
Memory
MP3 Players
Monitors
Technology Content    
Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips and Tweaks for Windows
Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips and Tweaks for Windows
Feb 25 | Beginners Guides
Rating:  
Beginners Guide: Hi-Resolution Panoramic Images with MSFT ICE
Beginners Guide: Hi-Resolution Panoramic Images with MSFT ICE
Jan 27 | Beginners Guides
Rating:  
Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook Review
Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook Review
Dec 23 | Notebooks
Rating:  
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player Review
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player Review
Nov 25 | Home Theatre
Rating:  
Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
Nov 18 | Beginners Guides
Rating:  
Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
Oct 02 | Beginners Guides
Rating:
A broken or cracked LCD screen makes a laptop utterly useless, good thing PCSTATS can show you how to replace that busted laptop screen with a minimum of fuss and for less money than a service center charges. PCSTATS will be fixing a cracked LCD screen on a Lenovo T530 ThinkPad notebook, the general procedures outlined here work for any notebook though.
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Jul 27 | Motherboards
Rating:
The Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 is an awesome 'Sandy Bridge-E' motherboard for anyone in the business of content creation, yet still nimble enough to take on multi-videocard gaming and overclocking at the end of a days work.
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
May 29 | Hard Drives/SSD
Rating:
All Constellation ES drives are rated to 6Gb/s SATA III speeds, incorporate 64MB of cache, utilize 7200RPM spindle speeds and offer Native Command Queing. The drives are covered by an impressive 5 year warranty and rated to1.2 million hours MTBF.
MORE » Complete PCSTATS Article and Review Listings...

The best Guides by the best writers on the internet; PCSTATS Beginners Guides explain computers, software, and all those other wonderful things that cause you frustration.

Learn how to use your computer better, master the internet while protecting yourself, and know what to do when your hard drive kicks the bucket.

  1. 10 Steps to a Secure PC
  2. 101 Tips and Tweaks for Windows XP
  3. 104 Killer Tech Tips for Windows XP
  4. 99 Performance Tips for Windows XP
  5. 99 Windows Vista Performance Tips
  6. Annual PC Checkup Checklist
  7. Assembling Your Own PC
  8. Back up and Restore Data in WinXP
  9. Browser Hijacking and How to Stop it
  10. Building a Home Theatre PC / HTPC
  11. Burning CDs and DVDs
  12. Cloning WindowsXP
  13. Converting Videotape Into Video Files
  14. Crash Recovery: The Blue Screen of Death
  15. Creating a Weblog / Blog
  16. Creating MP3 Music Files
  17. Decrypting Lost Document & Zipped File Passwords
  18. Diagnosing Bad Hard Drives
  19. Diagnosing Bad Memory
  20. Downgrading Windows Vista Back To Windows XP
  21. Dual OS Installation of WindowsXP 32-bit/64-bit
  22. Encryption and Online Privacy
  23. Ergonomics & Computers
  24. Flashing a Video Card BIOS
  25. Flash Memory Data Recovery and Protection
  26. Firewalls and Internet Security
  27. Firewall Setup and Configuration
  28. Forgotten Passwords & Recovery Methods
  29. Formatting and Partitioning a Hard Drive
  30. Fundamentals of Upgrading a PC
  31. Hard Drive Data Recovery
  32. Home Networking and File Sharing
  33. How to Install: Intel Socket 775 CPU and Heatsink
  34. How to Install: Intel Socket 1366 CPU and Heatsink
  35. How to Install: Intel Socket 1155 CPU and Heatsink
  36. How to Install: AMD Socket AM3 CPU and Heatsink
  37. How to Install: AMD Socket FM1 CPU and Heatsink
  38. How to Fix Homesite Design Mode to Work in WindowsXP/ Vista
  39. How To Make a Budget Desktop Computer on the Cheap
  40. How to Update a Motherboard BIOS
  41. Installing RAID on Desktop PCs
  42. Installing Windows Vista
  43. Installing Windows XP
  44. Internet Connection Sharing
  45. Legally Copying Software and Music
  46. Linux Part 1: Getting Familiar
  47. Linux Part 2: Installing a PC
  48. Linux Part 3: New Software
  49. Little Known Features of WindowsXP
  50. Making Old Software Compatible with Windows Vista
  51. Making DVD Movies from Video Files
  52. Most Common Ways to Kill a PC
  53. Optical Drives & Recording Formats
  54. Overclocking the CPU, Motherboard & Memory
  55. Overclocking the Videocard
  56. Preventing Data Theft from a Stolen Laptop
  57. Printer Sharing on a Home Network
  58. Quick Guide for Eliminating Spyware and Hijacker Software
  59. RAM, Memory and Upgrading
  60. Registry: Backups, Repairs, and Protection
  61. Remote Access to Computers
  62. RSS Feed Setup & Subscriptions
  63. Safe Mode in Windows Vista For Crash Recovery
  64. Setting up an FTP Server in WinXP
  65. Slipstreaming WindowsXP with Service Pack 2
  66. Spyware Protection and Removal
  67. Stopping Spam
  68. Stopping Vista From Thrashing Hard Disks to Death
  69. Synchronizing Files and Folders
  70. Unattended Windows 2000/XP Installations
  71. Understanding & Creating Batch Files
  72. Understanding & Tweaking WindowsXP Services
  73. Upgrading A Motherboard Without Reinstalling
  74. Upgrading Win98 to Windows XP
  75. USB Memory Drive Projects & Tips
  76. VPNs and Internet Connection Security
  77. Website Hosting From A Home PC
  78. Website Hosting With Apache
  79. Windows Vista Crash Recovery and Repair Install
  80. Windows XP Command Prompt
  81. Windows XP Safe Mode Explained
  82. Wireless Home Networking
  83. Wireless Network Security
"Get the 'Stats and Stay Informed!"


Frostytech's Top 5 Heatsink Comparison Charts

Recommended Tech Resources:
Frostytech.

 
The PCstats Forums
 
PCstats Network Features Information About Us Contact
FrostyTech
TransmetaZone
BeginnersPC
PCSTATS Newsletter
PCSTATS Forums
ShoppingList Assistance
Tech Glossary
Technology WebSite Listings
PermaLink News
Archived News
Submit News (Review RSS Feed)
Site Map
PCSTATS Wallpaper
About Us
Employment
Privacy Policy
Advertise on PCSTATS

How's Our Driving?
© Copyright 1999-2017 www.pcstats.com All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.