It’s been a while since we’ve made a true low-budget machine. So how much performance can you get for under $600 of hardware now?
This quarter’s “Prancing Workhorse” keeps the same “Play” components but adds a little to the “Work” budget. Will added performance offset increased cost for a value win?
In this, our last enthusiast build of 2014, we put together a more capable system than last quarter for less money. When it comes to overclocking, though, fate had a different plan.
Lian Li's PC-Q30 is not just a PC case, but an enclosure that serves as a showcase for the living room, including a unique shape and a large front window to show off the technology you cram inside. It’s sure to raise eyebrows and start some conversations.
Some of us love compact gaming builds, but the best of these have always been pre-configured into custom enclosures. Is ASRock’s M8 the perfect open-architecture alternative? We load this $550 barebones up with hardware and test its mettle.