How to Build a Small Gaming PC

Way back in December 2010, we built an awesome Mini-ITX gaming PC dubbed the Wee Ass-Kicking Machine. It featured a Core i7-870 CPU, a GeForce GTX 460 GPU, 4GB of DDR3, a 1TB hard drive, and a 120GB SSD-all crammed into a Silverstone SG07 chassis not much larger than a shoebox. The total cost? Around $1,600 (at the… » 10/26/12 9:51am 10/26/12 9:51am

Will Vizio's Hot New Computers Be Available Next Month at Walmart?

An anonymous tipster sent us apparent photos of Walmart's inventory supply system, complete with listings for two upcoming Vizio computers. (Presumably this tipster is a Walmart employee.) It looks like the gorgeous machines we first saw at CES could hit the big box giant's stores in mid-June. » 5/31/12 2:18pm 5/31/12 2:18pm

Best Case for Your PC Build: 8 New Chassis Tested & Rated

When you're outfitting a new computer, it can be tempting to just buy the cheapest no-name case you can find, slap your new parts into it, and call it a day. While that might have been a valid choice in ye olde beige days-heck, early Dream Machine builds didn't even list the case-it's not one we'd recommend today.… » 6/14/11 3:40pm 6/14/11 3:40pm