Systems

Intel kick-started a form-factor revolution in the early 2010s with the introduction of the ultra-compact NUCs. The systems were meant to be an alternative to the tower desktops used in many applications where the size, shape, and the system capabilities were mostly unwarranted. The success of the NUCs enabled Intel to start reimagining the build of systems used in a wider range of settings. More recently, the introduction of the Skull Canyon NUC in 2016 was Intel's first effort to make a gaming-focused SFF PC. And desktop-focused Compute Elements (essentially, a motherboard in a PCIe card form-factor) launched in early 2020 meant that full-blown gaming desktops could credibly come under the NUC banner. Also last year, the Ghost Canyon NUC9 – the first NUC Extreme...

Hardware Behind the Consoles - Part I: Microsoft's Xbox

While not usually our forté, there is some pretty serious hardware powering Microsoft's first videogame console; and where there is hardware, there is AnandTech. Read on to find...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/21/2001

Pogo Linux: 1GHz for under $1000

A little known company called Pogo Linux gave us the opportunity to review a sub-$1000 1GHz PC. The catch? It comes loaded with RedHat Linux 7.0. ...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/29/2001

3dfx Voodoo4 / Voodoo5 Comdex 99 Preview

3dfx made a huge revelation at this year's Fall Comdex, take a look at what they're planning next year's product line to be.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 11/19/1999

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