What’s good about a gaming rig is that it usually functions as a HTPC pretty much perfectly. The downside is the size, heat production and possibly noise issues of a gaming rig in comparison to an HTPC; so I set out on a journey to bring the best of both worlds together!
Today we’re going to take a look at a great mini-ITX HTPC-gaming build. It took quite a while to find the right components, activate sponsors and get all the parts shipped and put together, but the end result is one of the finest mini PC’s you’ve ever seen!System specifications
Case: Silverstone Sugo SG08
PSU: Enermax [...]
Thanks to everyone for entering this competition, it’s been hard choosing between the heart felt pleas and the humourous requests for an upgrade. It’s a shame it had to be whittled down to just five as I could easily have picked 10 or more of you.
However, five is the magic number in this instance, so please ladies and gentlement, put your hands together for our winners:
Steve Q ET3D Curis Golen Jordan Balazs
I hope you all provided legitemate email addresses with your entries. I’ve sent out confirmation emails of your win(s). Please send over your addresses and I’ll get the prizes out to you as soon as [...]
The Zotac GTX 590. It’s the Zotac revision of nVidia’s current monster dual chip card that no body is going to buy because it’s so expensive, more than you need blah blah blah. Despite that though, it’s always exciting to see what a GPU like this can do. It’s as fast and as powerful as you can get; let’s see it destroy out benchmark suite.SpecificationsModel ZT-50501-10PCooler Type Fan (Dual Slot)Core Clock 607 MHzCore Processors 1024 (2 x 512) Stream ProcessorsDimensions 4.376in x 11in – 111.15mm x 279.4mmDirectX DirectX 11DisplayPort 1 x Mini DisplayPortDual-Link DVI [...]