Streacom TX13 Thermal Paste Review

Streacom TX13 hight performance thermal paste is supplied in a recycled card envelope that contains five coated foil sachets. Each sachet contains the recommended ‘pea sized’ amount of thermal paste (0.25g), providing full coverage of a standard desktop CPU. TX13 thermal paste was designed to reduce environmental impact of packaging, especially those rigid plastic applicator tubes. Streacom have partnered with the Eden Reforestation Project and will sponsor the planting of a tree for every packet sold. REVIEW In this review, …

Best LGA1700 Low Profile Coolers for Intel 12th Gen CPUs

The biggest issue with Mini-ITX builds using Intel’s 12th Gen CPUs is motherboard CPU cooler compatibility or lack of. This issue is not limited to just low profile coolers, but also larger tower style coolers. NOCTUA NH-L9I-17XX CHROMAX.BLACK Noctua NH-L9i-17XX chromax.Black has max height of 37mm and no motherboard or ram compatibility issues. The L9i-17XX includes single NF-A9x14 chromax.Black fan which operates at faster RPM than the standard version. THERMALRIGHT AXP90-X47 FULL Thermalright’s AXP90-X47 FULL is an all copper low …

HDPLEX 200W DC-ATX Alternative

The HDPLEX 200W DC-ATX is an end of life product. Here’s a viable alternative option with similar form factor & pricing. MODEL Picobox 200W-DC (DEBROGILE) OUTPUT 200W VOLTAGE 12 – 24V POWER INPUT 7.4*5.0mm w/center PIN CONNECTORS DC (Power Input)20+4-PIN (Motherboard)4+4-PIN EPS (CPU)6+2-PIN PCIe (GPU)4x SATA Connectors

ASRock DeskMeet

ASRock to launch the DeskMeet barebones series. The DeskMeet B660 supports the latest 12th Generation Intel® Core™ processors & DeskMeet X300 supports AMD’s AM4 desktop processors. DESKMEET B660 CPU Supports 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors Chipset Intel® B660 Cooler Supports Intel® CPU Cooler (Max. Height ≦ 54mm) Memory Supports Dual Channel DDR4 Memory Technology4 x DDR4 DIMM slots (Max. 128GB)Supports ECC & non-ECC, un-buffered memory Graphics Supports a discrete Graphics card up to 20CM LAN Gigabit LAN (Intel® I219V) Storage 3 x SATA3 6.0Gb/s ports (RAID 0/1)1 …

MSI MAG Trident S

MAG Trident S is a proprietary console style PC from MSI. The R7 5700G CPU is passively cooled using large copper heat pipes, with single single internal case fan for heat exhaust. The Trident S will use SODIMM RAM and have replacing storage via NVME slot. The Trident S was originally shown at CES 2021, powered by the Ryzen 4750G. This has since been upgraded to the R7 5700G, according to last reports. With the release of Ryzen 6000 (Rembrandt) …

Best Small mATX Cases 2022

Here’s the top small Micro-ATX cases to buy in 2022. All these Micro-ATX cases are compatible with full length GPUs, water cooling & ATX power supplies. AKLLA A6 The Aklla A6 is 20.4L CNC aluminium Mini-ITX / Micro-ATX case. This is the best small Micro-ATX case and our top pick. ACAT X2 The ACAT X2 is 14.2L CNC aluminium Mini-ITX / Micro-ATX case. This is the smallest and most expensive case in our list. SAMA IM01 The SAMA IM01 is …

HDPLEX working on new GaN all-in-one PSUs

HDPLEX 200W AC and 400W AC will be discontinued / end of life and replaced by the soon to be released HDPLEX GaN 250W / 500W ATX all-in-one PSUs according to the manufacturer. No images are currently available. We will update this page as new information becomes available. HDPLEX GaN 250W HDPLEX GaN 500W DIMENSIONS 55 * 25 * 170mm (W x H x L) 55 * 40 * 225mm (W x H x L) MODULAR Y Y COOLING SYSTEM …

SFF Noir Mini WiFi Antennas Available in US & UK

SFF Noir’s Mini WiFi antennas are now available in both the US and UK. They support 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz WiFi. These tiny WiFi antennas are perfect complement to small and large PC alike.

Best Low Profile CPU Coolers 2022

NOCTUA NH-L9 The NH-L9 series coolers have height of 37mm with 15mm think fan installed and 47 with 25mm think fan. The NH-L9 series CPU coolers have no motherboard or ram compatibility issues and is widely considered the best 37mm CPU cooler. ALPENFOHN BLACK RIDGE (REV-B) The Black Ridge CPU cooler provides excellent cooling performance. In some cases, out performing larger coolers. There are drawbacks to using the Black Ridge, including motherboard compatibility issue and limited RAM compatibility. SCYTHE BIG …

DESKMINI X300 “ASROCK”

The ASRock DeskMini x300 currently supports upto Ryzen 5000. ASRock have updated the x300 Mini-STX motherboard bios to include support upto the Ryzen 5750G APU. Mini PC’s are becoming very popular in times of GPU shortages and GPU price inflation. The Ryzen 5000 series APUs are excellent for office tasks, media and light gaming. Check out SilverStone’s 1.5L VT01 Mini-STX case to replace the Asrock X300’s original case. SPECS DIMENSIONS 155 x 80 x 155 (L x W x H) …

Best Mini-ITX Cases 2022

Here’s our picks of the best Mini-ITX PC cases to buy in 2022. These cases are all under 20L and considered SFF by most SFF PC communities. This is not a definitive list, so please leave your suggested cases in the comments. GEEEK G2 The GEEEK G2 is 6.9L aluminium Mini-ITX case. The case features a premium aesthetic without the pricetag to match. DAN C4-SFX DAN C4-SFX is an aluminium Mini-ITX case and the bigger sibling of the popular A4-SFX. This case …

Best Small Form Factor GPUs 2021

Our list of super compact dual slot & ITX graphics cards, suitable for the smallest Mini-ITX cases available. MSI RTX 3060 Ti AERO ITX MEMORY: 8GB GDDR6 MEMORY BUS: 256-bit CUDA CORES: 4864 CLOCK SPEEDS: 1665 MHz / 14 Gbps CARD DIMENSION: 172 x 43 x 125MM (L x W x H) PNY RTX 3060 12 GB XLR8 GAMING REVEL ITX MEMORY: 12GB GDDR6 CUDA CORES: 3584 MEMORY BUS: 192-bit CLOCK SPEED: 1320 / 1777 MHz DIMENSIONS: 125 x 170 …