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  1. Gateway MX6933b review

    Gateway MX6933b review

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    Sold in the UK through Toys-R-Us, Gateway markets the MX6933b (£799 inc. VAT) as a high-end home entertainment laptop. While a lack of multimedia features makes this a strange decision, this is still one of the best laptops you can buy at this price

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    Tachyon QX6700 review

    Tachyon QX6700 review

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    We waited nigh on a year for any PC innovation, and then three things came along at once: Quad Core, the G80, and Vista. Hi-Grade's high-end box doesn't quite reach to the lofty heights of the Greatest Graphics Card Ever, but it's still a beauty

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    PC Nextday Zoostorm 2-5301 review

    PC Nextday Zoostorm 2-5301 review

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    Now that Windows Vista has been released, PC resellers are falling over themselves to sell the first systems with the OS preinstalled. Many have offered Vista as a free upgrade from Windows XP, redeemable through a voucher scheme

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    Evesham 657Plus Solar Visto review

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    With Vista generally perceived as the be-all and end-all of modern computing, the world is clamouring to know if its machines will hack the pace. And the answer appears to be yes...

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    Dell Dimension E521 review

    Dell Dimension E521 review

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    Dell has recently cast aside its tradition of using Intel processors and built a series of PCs sporting the chips of rival manufacturer AMD. This machine is one of the first AMDbased systems to adopt the BTX form factor.

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    Cyberpower Infinity SLI KO review

    Cyberpower Infinity SLI KO review

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    Time was, if you wanted high-end gear in an off-thepeg unit, you paid upwards of £3,000. Well, this rig flicks the bird to that concept. No PC we've ever tested has run games as well as this one.

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    Apple Power Mac G5 Dual 2.7 GHz review

    Apple Power Mac G5 Dual 2.7 GHz review

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    A month or two ago we would all have been drooling over this latest Power Mac with its 2.7GHz twin PowerPC processors. It's a real monster of a Mac and at the top of Apple's tree

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    Zoostorm 4-6402 review

    Zoostorm 4-6402 review

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    There are many different tricks that manufacturers can employ to make their tower systems stand out, but PC Next Day hasn't employed any of them.

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    Wired2Fire HellspawnXfire review

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    We do have a bit of a thing for machines with their power supplies at the base - with the help of the tremendous Antec P180 chassis, this machine pulls it off perfectly, allowing for some clever and efficient fan placement.

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    Mesh Elite E6400 review

    Mesh Elite E6400 review

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    When you unpack the Elite E6400 (ANS) you're confronted with the usual Mesh tower system. It looks good enough from a distance and in photographs, but close up the plastic case feels a little cheap

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    HP Pavilion Media Centre M7510.uk review

    HP Pavilion Media Centre M7510.uk review

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    No, it's not a mistake, this really is a Windows Media Center system, complete with digital/analog TV tuner. This isn't quite the bargain it seems, though, because the package we reviewed doesn't include a monitor.

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    Hi-Grade mDMS P60 Mini-PC review

    Hi-Grade mDMS P60 Mini-PC review

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    When we review something, we apportion an amount of time to do it. Unfortunately, much of the time was wasted wrestling with an obscure driver set and fiddling with what appears to be a faulty DVI port

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    Evesham Solar RD review

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    Now that the initial excitement surrounding Core 2 Duo has died down, we can now start to see which chips are being put into which machines, and importantly, at what price points

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    Evesham Mini PC review

    Evesham Mini PC review

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    Evesham's Mini PC behaves just like a regular desktop computer except that it's designed with home entertainment in mind. It runs Windows XP Media Center Edition, the latest incarnation of Microsoft's ubiquitous operating system

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    Evesham Mini PC Plus review

    Evesham Mini PC Plus review

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    Well, it's official: 'good things come in small packages' is no longer just something you say to people under the height of 5ft 8in when they're feeling glum.

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    Dell M2010 review

    Dell M2010 review

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    Now and again there are systems that come along that make you rethink what a PC is. There was a spate of such machines five years ago that challenged the notion of the desktop PC, but lacked the performance...

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    Aria Home Ultra System review

    Aria Home Ultra System review

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    When you're choosing an all-purpose family PC at a reasonable price, you shouldn't expect leading-edge gaming performance

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    Evesham Solar Quattro 67 review

    Evesham Solar Quattro 67 review

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    As if to prove that quad-core isn't just a paper launch, Evesham has built a cutting-edge performance system around it.

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    Maxdata Favorit 3000 review

    Maxdata Favorit 3000 review

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    The annals of time are packed with occasions of questionable judgement. On a far, far smaller scale in terms of international gravitas, there were also some questionable decisions made when this Maxdata midrange PC was constructed

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    Apple Mac Pro review

    Apple Mac Pro review

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    We've come a long way since Henry Ford. It's a sign of our choice driven times that Apple is no longer even offering a standard configuration for the Mac Pro, the machine that replaces the long-standing Power Mac brand.

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    Philips MCP9350i review

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    Considering that media centre PCs have been around for a year or two, it's a wonder that the bigger brands haven't already saturated the market with the buggers. But it's an area of home cinema that has remained largely exclusive...

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    Zoostorm 5-7503 Advanced PC review

    Zoostorm 5-7503 Advanced PC review

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    When you're choosing a video- and photo-editing PC, a large case probably isn't high on your list of priorities. Yet the Zoostorm's bulk does have its advantages, such as five drive bays which makes it easy to add more hard drives

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    Watford Aries PowerXS 6444 review

    Watford Aries PowerXS 6444 review

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    The Aries PowerXS is one of those PCs that makes an immediate impression, thanks to its stylish, brushed aluminium case. The heavy metal door at the front gives a feeling of quality, although it does have one or two practical issues

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    Mesh Photo 5000 review

    Mesh Photo 5000 review

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    The average PC display comes with some nasty clip-on stand. So it's just as well that the Mesh Photo 5000 utilises ViewSonic's 20.1-inch VP2030B display, which is as far from 'average' as it's possible to get.

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    Cyberpower Gamer Infinity 990 review

    Cyberpower Gamer Infinity 990 review

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    When something of the dimensions and weight of this rig gets sent to us for review, we can't help but feel rather sorry for the poor chaps as they lug it up the stairs to our base of operations

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