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The PC Chassis Evolved – A Review Of The Fractal Design Define S

It’s not often when we get to see PC chassis designs evolve. Generally speaking, they’re all pretty much the same, sharing all of the same features. So when we get something like the Fractal Design Define S, which boasts a feature no other chassis does, we sit up and pay attention. Join us as we take one on a Techgage test drive.

Published on July 13, 2015

Needs Polish: A Review Of The Supermicro S5 Gaming Mid-tower Chassis

Unless you buy server motherboards and proprietary systems, you may not have heard of Supermicro before. With its S5 Gaming mid-tower PC chassis, the company is showing signs of diversifying its market reach. Techgage got a sample, so we put it through the wringer to see just how good it is.

Published on July 6, 2015

Meet The G920, Logitech’s First Force Feedback Racing Wheel For Xbox One (And PC)

The Xbox One has no shortage of racing titles (Forza Motorsport, Codemasters’ F1 20xx games), but the platform hasn’t had a lot of options as far as racing wheel controllers are concerned. Certainly, there has been nothing available if you’re a Logitech loyalist. Well, you can say we’ve turned the corner. Logitech has…..

Published on June 11, 2015

Big Bunch Of BitFenix Bounty From Computex

BitFenix was plenty busy during last week’s Computex in Taipei, showing off a gaggle of PC chassis and accessories to visitors. First up is the Pandora ATX. The company has actually used the Pandora moniker for one of its existing chassis. Whereas the original is strictly for mATX/mini-ITX systems, the Pandora ATX can…..

Published on June 11, 2015

Antec’s Signature S10 Chassis Stuns At Computex

Antec introduced a new family of PC chassis at Computex. The Signature series will undoubtedly be the company’s top-tier line of chassis, as evidenced by the first product from the line, the S10. The Antec Signature S10 features a what the company is calling a patent-pending Three Chamber Design. What Antec has…..

Published on June 8, 2015

Cooler Master’s Modular MasterCase Bows At Computex

Cooler Master has launched its MasterCase, the world’s first-ever “modular tower,” at Computex in Taipei. MasterCase is the first family of PC chassis that offers “unparalleled control over form and function,” says Cooler Master. The company also says that it “wants users to have absolute control over how their case looks and functions.”…..

Published on June 5, 2015

Fractal Design Unveils Lots Of Great Kit At Computex

Fractal Design has had much to show at Computex so far. Not only are there new PC chassis making their formal bows in Taipei, there is also a revamp to the lineup of Kelvin series of AIO coolers as well. Let’s tackle the new chassis first. In the lead-off spot is the…..

Published on June 3, 2015

Ozone Gaming’s Tag Team: Neon Mouse and Boson Mousepad Review

Ozone Gaming might be an unknown player in the gaming peripheral market, but there’s no doubt it’s a solutions provider with ambition. Today we take a look at two of its products, the Boson mousepad and the Neon gaming mouse. Read on for our review on this Ozone Gaming tag team.

Published on June 3, 2015

Sleek, Stylish, If Slightly Strange – A Review Of The In Win 707 Full-Tower Chassis

In Win may not be as well-known as many of its competitors in the PC chassis market, but it makes some eye-catching products. Its 707 is certainly one of those. Styling-wise, it’s a knockout. But the beauty of a PC chassis is more than just skin-deep. Join us as we get inside the In Win 707 and put it through the Techgage wringer.

Published on May 18, 2015

H2O and CO2 = Audi’s New Clean Synthetic Diesel

It’s no secret that the modern world is critically dependent on fossil fuels. Unfortunately, such dependence carries with it some severe penalties. Not only is the dwindling supply causing ever-increasing prices, but pollution is also a price to pay that perhaps not everyone thinks about. Well, straight from the “too good to…..

Published on April 29, 2015

The Old Lady In A Newish Dress – A Review Of Antec’s P70 Mid-Tower Chassis

It’s been well over three years since we’ve taken a look at an Antec chassis, so we’re glad to have a new one on the testbench to take a look at: P70. Priced at around $70, this is an affordable mid-tower, and it has some attractive styling to boot. But does it live up to the pedigree we’ve come to expect from Antec? There’s only one way to find out.

Published on April 21, 2015

New Fractal Design Define S: Now with Re-Defined Interior Layout!

Innovations in the PC chassis market are fairly rare, so when a manufacturer says it has one, I tend to sit up straighter and pay closer attention. It looks as if Fractal Design is set to re-Define (yeah, I went there) the interior layout of PC chassis.  The company’s new Define S…..

Published on April 20, 2015

AMD Combats NVIDIA’s Drive Platform With ‘AMDrive’

It’s no secret that we at Techgage are fascinated with NVIDIA’s Drive initiative. We’ve written a few times about it, including news about the company’s upcoming $10K NVIDIA Drive PX hardware, first announced at GTC a couple of weeks ago (check our recap). Perhaps it was inevitable that AMD would someday strike back. Techgage…..

Published on April 1, 2015

Coming Soon To A Mobile Device Near You: Mario & Gang No Longer Nintendo Exclusives

For forever and a day, Nintendo has said that the world would never see its games on non-Nintendo platforms. That means no Mario, no Donkey Kong, no Zelda on anything but the company’s consoles and handhelds. In a stunning reversal of policy, the company announced that it has joined up with fellow…..

Published on March 19, 2015

NVIDIA’s $10K Magic Box: Drive PX Available in May

We wrote about NVIDIA’s super-ambitious Drive initiative a few months ago. At that time, all we knew was that at its heart was a pair of Tegra X1 chips working together to enable autonomous operation of a motor vehicle. In fact, after watching the company’s demonstration of the concept, I quipped that…..

Published on March 19, 2015

CHERRY Cord-Cutting Combo: CHERRY DW 3000 Wireless Keyboard & Mouse Review

Here’s a CHERRY-infused product that’s a bit different: A wireless mouse and keyboard combo that does not feature CHERRY’s mechanical switches that we’ve come to know and love. Instead, the DW 3000 has two goals: To be wireless, and to be simple. But is it possible that this combo is a bit too simple?

Published on March 9, 2015

675LT: McLaren’s Next Legendary Longtail Unveiled in Geneva

Last month we shared a story teasing an imminent new release from those clever fellows at McLaren Automotive. Well, the car hinted at in that brief yet tantalizing video made its debut at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Meet the McLaren 675LT, live and in the flesh. Well, not really “in the flesh.” More…..

Published on March 6, 2015

When Simple is Simply Beautiful – EVGA Torq X5 Gaming Mouse Review

The Torq X10 – EVGA’s first mouse – offered a lot. But, there are users who prefer something simpler. One of the company’s latest mice, the Torq X5, might be simpler, but believe it or not, it might be the better mouse because of it. Read on to find out why.

Published on March 6, 2015

Koenigsegg Regera: 1500 BHP, One Gear, All Eyes In Geneva

Koenigsegg is a mere babe compared to the likes of Ferrari, Maserati, even Lamborghini, in the world of super high performance automobiles. Even so, in its relatively brief time of existence it has already given us quite a few models that even the grand old masters of the game would love to have…..

Published on March 5, 2015

Lamborghini Thrills Geneva With Its LP750-4 Aventador SV

The Geneva Auto Show has seen many a Lamborghini world debut. My favorite, of course, is the 1971 show, when the mighty LP500 Countach first shocked and awed the automotive world. Well, the 2015 show also has a Lamborghini world debut. This time, it’s the hottest version of the LP750-4 Aventador, the…..

Published on March 4, 2015

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