PC Cases & Modding

Should you buy an ATX v3.1 power supply now or is ATX v3.0 enough? Here is the surprising answer!

The big question that many people are asking themselves: Is it still worth buying an ATX v3.0 power supply now? Recently, everyone has been asking me why they should still buy an ATX v3.0 power supply when the ATX v3.1 specification has long been on the market. However, this is also because very few people even understand that the main difference [...]

Cooler Master MasterCase EG200 and Sapphire Radeon RX 7600XT Pulse Review – What is a current eGPU good for on a notebook?

It’s clear to everyone that, for the most part, a laptop doesn’t come close to a desktop PC. This is particularly noticeable when you want to play games or use more powerful applications. Here you can clearly see that performance and quality are already limited. A gaming laptop can help, but even here there are severe limitations in [...]

Database of the best electrolytic capacitors – Are Japanese capacitors really better than Chinese or Taiwanese ones?

I’m letting my friend Aris have his say again today and would be delighted if you would also support his plans. What he’s testing is sound, but it’s really hard to make a name for yourself in this age of colorful YouTube videos and dangerous TikTok half-truths. And so today we’re sharing our reach again and I’m [...]

Ground on the wrong track: Why only certain power connector pins melt and we should rethink PCs | Part 1 of 2

Some things are accidental discoveries and are actually so trivial that nobody even bothers to question the current flows in the PC and, above all, to measure them. We only ever measure the 12-volt rails and are happy. But with connectors such as the 12VHPWR or 12V2x6 over 6+2 pin, the 8-pin EPS and the 24-pin mainboard connection, does exactly [...]

DEEPCOOL CH560 WH Mid-Tower in test – All-White DeepCool build ensures a white (and cold) Christmas even without snow

With the CH560, DeepCool remains true to its design language and appeals particularly to fans of simple shapes. The highlight: the CH560 “DIGITAL” version with integrated temperature display is available for an extra 10 euros. Read on to find out how the compact case for around 120 euros performs in everyday use. During the Christmas [...]

RAIJINTEK PONOS Ultra MS4 Mid-Tower Review – Lots of features, lots of light and yet no real enlightenment

With the ULTRA, Raijintek updates its PONOS series and brings features such as E-ATX support, a glass side panel with hinges and support for large components (40cm GPUs and 23.5cm power supplies) to the mid-range. Read on to find out whether there is a catch or whether the case equipped with four ARGB fans can once again shine in terms of price [...]