MSI Megabook S271: a Look at AMD's Turion X2

AMD's Turion processors have been available for a while now, and we take a look at how the X2 version compares to the competition.

32 by Jarred Walton on 10/16/2006

High-End Buyer's Guide - October 2006

Looking for a top-quality computer where price is not the primary concern? Our high-end buyers guide has the information you need, along with a quick look at what's...

45 by Jarred Walton on 10/9/2006

Midrange Buyer's Guide - September 2006

A lot of things have changed in the past few months, and we've got top to bottom new recommendations for our latest midrange buyer's guide.

49 by Jarred Walton on 9/26/2006

Dell XPS 410: Core 2 Duo for the Masses

The largest computer OEM in the world has sent their XPS 410 for review. We'll see how it stacks up against the competition, and whether or not it's...

50 by Jarred Walton on 9/18/2006

PC Club Enpower Sabre Extreme: E6600 Made Easy

Not everyone needs a top-of-the-line system (with the accompanying price). PC Club sent us a nicely equipped midrange system sporting a Core 2 Duo E6600, and those of...

30 by Jarred Walton on 8/29/2006

ABS Ultimate X9: Core 2 Extreme Hits a Speed Bump

With the launch of the Core 2 series of processors, Intel has reclaimed the high-end gaming performance sector. If you're debating between buying a system versus building your...

48 by Jarred Walton on 8/18/2006

Building a Better Budget PC

People often ask about which components they should use for a budget PC. We'll try to answer exactly that question, as we will be running benchmarks on several popular...

56 by Jarred Walton on 7/10/2006

Shuttle SN27P2 SFF: AM2 gets the Tiny Treatment

With the launch of the new AM2 platform, Shuttle has an update to their SFF lineup in the form of the SN27P2. We take a look at what has...

17 by Jarred Walton on 6/30/2006

Foxconn and Gigabyte Tackle Socket AM2

The transition of motherboard manufacturers to socket AM2 is in full swing, and Gigabyte and Foxconn sent us their premium nForce 590 SLI models for review. Could one...

36 by Jarred Walton on 6/22/2006

Price Guide, June 2006: Processors

Looking for a new AM2 processor to go with AMD's recently launched platform? We've got an updated look at the CPU market and prices with this week's Price Guide.

23 by Jarred Walton on 6/19/2006

Dell DTR Laptop Shootout - M1710 vs. E1705

Dell has sent us a few of their top laptops, the XPS M1710 and Inspiron E1705. How do the two stack up, and what about getting one without...

34 by Jarred Walton on 5/30/2006

Pre-AM2 Mid-Range Buyers' Guide, May 2006

Thinking about upgrading, even with AM2 and Core Duo 2 right around the corner? We've got some analysis on the situation, as well as some currently available recommendations.

56 by Jarred Walton on 5/9/2006

Falcon Northwest FragBox SLI: Dare to Dream

So you just won the lotto and are looking for ways to "invest" your prize money - or maybe you just want one of the most extreme...

32 by Jarred Walton on 5/3/2006

Speech Recognition - Ready for Prime Time?

Have you ever tried out speech recognition and been underwhelmed? Do you yearn to play the role of Scotty and call out instructions to your computer? We...

39 by Jarred Walton on 4/21/2006

Dell XPS M1710 - GeForce Go 7900 GTX 512 Mobile Gaming, Part 1

NVIDIA has just released their latest mobile processor, the GeForce Go 7900 series, and Dell sent us their new XPS M1710 with the GTX 512MB part.

70 by Jarred Walton on 4/18/2006

Exclusive: SLI Head-to-Head: Monarch Micro-ATX vs. Shuttle SFF

We have an exclusive first look at the latest micro-ATX SLI system from Monarch Computers, and we'll be comparing it with Shuttle's SN26P. Read on to find out just...

13 by Jarred Walton on 3/6/2006

Updated: AOpen MiniPC – Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

(Update: Noise benchmarks retested.) Was your first thought on seeing the Mac Mini, "I wish it could run Windows"? If so, AOpen might have a product that will...

54 by Jarred Walton on 3/3/2006

Mid-Range to High-End Buyer's Guide, January 2006

All Santa gave you for Christmas was lots of cash, and you're looking to spend it, right? We have recommendations ranging from $1000 to $3000 in our latest...

67 by Jarred Walton on 1/2/2006

Investigations into Athlon X2 Overclocking

How much dual core goodness can you get from the cheapest X2 processor? Our next installment in overclocking articles looks to answer that question.

45 by Jarred Walton on 12/21/2005

HP DX5150 – OEM plus AMD

Not everyone wants to build their own PCs. If you're running a business, it can make sense to buy an OEM PC. So, what about businesses that want an...

48 by Jarred Walton on 12/14/2005

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