January 26, 2011
Hexa-core’s white knight?
Ever since the appearance of Intel’s smoking-fast second-gen Core i7 processor in January, we’ve been wondering if Intel’s hexa-cores still have a purpose. When iBuypower’s Paladin XLC strode into town with a hearty …
December 14, 2010
Although we were afraid of the results, this time around we decided to try something new, forgoing the Core i5 in favor of a dual-core Core i3 CPU in our build. Can the higher clock rate compensate for the loss of two physical cores in our $1000 system…
December 13, 2010
With all of your feedback from last quarter’s System Builder Marathon under our belts, this time around, we attempt to fit a no-sacrifice, luxury and performance build into our moderately-high $2000 budget. Will this new build succeed on all fronts?
December 10, 2010
We put Giada’s Slim-N20, Jetway’s Mini-TOP, and Zotac’s ZBOX to the test. Does Intel’s Atom D500-series offer smooth performance in these nettops when it’s paired with Nvidia’s ION 2 graphics, or does the platform fall short of entertainment ex…
November 12, 2010
Working out of his parent’s garage, Steve Jobs introduced to the world in 1976, the Apple-1 computer that would evolve into a legacy and corporate giant.
November 11, 2010
It’s no taller than an iPhone and super-easy to upgrade.
November 3, 2010
Here’s a good way to conserve space by mounting a compact PC in a wall, desk, or in the floor.
October 29, 2010
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that the PC is the #1 smart device on the planet today.