Subject: Systems | January 7, 2016 - 06:09 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: SFF, gigabyte, GA-Z170N-Gaming 5, i5-6600K, G.Skill Trident Z, GTX 970
The Tech Report has a bit of a soft spot for what they refer to as Breadbox builds, aka SFF systems and recently one of their members built a brand new system. Hidden in the tiny EVGA Hadron Hydro case is a watercooled i5-6600K, a tiny Gigabyte GTX 970 GV-N970IXOC-4GD, 16GB of DDR4 and two OCZ Vector 180 SSDs all installed on a Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 mini-ITX board. The installation went well though the EVGA Hadron Hydro has a bit of a personality to it which you can read about in the full article right here.
"Our Editor-in-Chief has always had a soft spot for Mini-ITX systems with big performance, and Gigabyte, OCZ, EVGA, G.Skill, and Logitech were happy to help him build a Breadbox system with some high-octane parts. Here's how he put it all together."
Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:
- Building An Intel Xeon E3 v5 "Skylake" Linux System @ Phoronix
- Vibox Defcon 3 Red Gaming PC @ eTeknix
- MSI GT80S 6QF Titan SLI w/ Desktop GTX980's @ Kitguru
- Diamond Multimedia STREAM2TV WPCTV3000 Miracast, iPlay, & DLNA Endpoint @ MissingRemote