Small Form-Factor & Mini PCs

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    ZOTAC ZBOX PI221 Review

    When it comes to small-form-factor computers, the Raspberry Pi is far from the only game in town. The concept of a "stick" computer, a whole desktop packed into a case smaller than your… Read more

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    The Intel NUC: One Year As A Workstation

    I had a typical man-flu start to 2016. After coming back from Christmas break I was hit with an almighty cold or virus or something. It happens. When I recovered I was greeted by one of those… Read more

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    Alienware Alpha – The PC-based Games Console

    If you read my gush about PC gaming you'll know I find it an exciting landscape with so much more to offer than the locked-down and tightly controlled world of console games. So why, you… Read more

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    Alienware X51 Samsung 840 Pro SSD Upgrade

    The Alienware X51 is a fantastic, compact gaming rig which I gushed about in my review. I also mentioned plans to upgrade it with a much-needed SSD. These plans have now come to fruition,… Read more

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    Alienware X51 Ultra Compact Gaming PC

    It's been a good 5 years, if not more, since I purchased a gaming PC. Preferring instead consoles, or whatever Mac gaming I can cobble together. I have spent a great many of these years… Read more