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  1. PC Specialist 182612 review

    PC Specialist 182612 review

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    When buying a new PC, it usually pays to cut out the middle man. This means ignoring the usual high-street suspects such as PC World. PC Specialist is an online retailer that enables you to do just that, competing with the likes of Dell and Mesh.

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    Evesham EBox HD review

    Evesham EBox HD review

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    We've seen standalone R690 motherboards. We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the M690 mobile platform. And now the first media centres pre-built with an R690 motherboard are rolling off production lines.

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    Dell Dimension XPS 710 H2C review

    Dell Dimension XPS 710 H2C review

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    We're still recovering from the battering to our self-esteem that the last XPC gave us. It was designed to humble, to make men feel like boys. A glance at the core spec of its follow-up, however, shows that Dell has raised the bar to a whole new level

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    Vadim Fusion LQX Intel-775G2-SLI review

    Vadim Fusion LQX Intel-775G2-SLI review

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    Vadim's Fusion epitomises what every gaming enthusiast aspires to. Not only is it lovingly built and gorgeous looking, the 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo E6600 CPU has been overclocked to 3.5GHz; well beyond even the premium Core 2 Extreme X6800

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    Red Submarine Core Duo Audio System review

    Red Submarine Core Duo Audio System review

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    Audio is one of the least intensive tasks we consider, but Red Submarine still sent us a fairly powerful system. Based around an Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 processor and 2GB of RAM, the PC was no benchmark slouch

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    DVC Matrox RT.X2 Core 2 Duo System review

    DVC Matrox RT.X2 Core 2 Duo System review

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    Sussex-based DVC is one of the UK's leading video-editing PC specialists, with over a decade of experience. We chose a system built around Matrox's powerful RT.X2 editing card, which offers hardware-accelerated hi-def video editing

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    Armari Magnetar QS-Silent review

    Armari Magnetar QS-Silent review

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    Armari has been putting together bleeding-edge PC workstations for over a decade. The Magnetar QS is yet another in a line of powerful systems designed for processor-intensive tasks such as 3D content creation

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    Glow Lounge Technology Zalman HD135 review

    Glow Lounge Technology Zalman HD135 review

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    Glow Lounge Technology's Media Center system is based on the black version of Zalman's stunning ZHD135B chassis. The specification is also very impressive: a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo E6600, complete with 2GB of RAM and GeForce 8800GTS graphics

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    Zoostorm 2-3305 Versatile PC review

    Zoostorm 2-3305 Versatile PC review

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    While some PC manufacturers try to get your attention with an eye-catching case, PC Next Day is happy with a conventional, black and silver tower system. It still looks acceptable and generally seems a practical choice, if a little dull

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    Dell Dimension C521 review

    Dell Dimension C521 review

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    Do you work in an office populated by Dell computers? If so, you're probably used to sitting in front of black boxes running Windows XP, with the usual word processing and spreadsheet tools, which all work adequately well

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    Dell Dimension C521 review

    Dell Dimension C521 review

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    This system marks the end of Dell's Intel-only approach to CPUs with its first-ever use of an AMD processor in a consumer PC. You're only getting an Athlon 64 3800, but it does signal Dell's intention to give the end user more choice

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    Advancetec AT-FX Ultimate review

    Advancetec AT-FX Ultimate review

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    Vista is here. And was it worth all the fuss, hype, hopes and the fears? Well, it's certainly easy on the eye. And while there's been a lot of gabber about how many of your resources it uses, with today's technology, it just doesn't matter...

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    CyberPower Infinity 600 review

    CyberPower Infinity 600 review

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    We don't expect budget PCs to look anything special. CyberPower proved us wrong, though, giving its Infinity 600 an eye-catching case complete with an expensive-looking side window

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    D-Link DPR-1260 review

    D-Link DPR-1260 review

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    Adding printers to a network either means buying them with networking built-in, which is expensive, or using a printer server to give non-networked printers network access

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    Evesham Vista Mini PC review

    Evesham Vista Mini PC review

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    PCs are widely regarded as the ugly red-headed stepchildren of real home cinema equipment. Not in this case. With the Mini PC Evesham has managed to shoehorn a real computer into an amazingly petite box...

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    Zoostorm 2-3305 Versatile PC review

    Zoostorm 2-3305 Versatile PC review

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    The present time is an interesting one if you need to buy a new PC. If you're extremely keen to discover what all the fuss is about and start using Vista then it's a great time to buy.

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    LaCie 321 review

    LaCie 321 review

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    As a 21-inch 1600 x 1200-pixel monitor, the 321 sports a number of impressive features that will attract colour professionals, including a 10-bit colour table for displaying smooth gradients

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    MESH Elite2 D820 ANS review

    MESH Elite2 D820 ANS review

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    Mesh is renowned for providing value-for-money PCs and so we expected the MESH Elite2 D820 ANS to deliver one or two pleasant surprises. It didn't disappoint, either. For starters, you get a very acceptable 250GB of hard drive space

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    Silverstone TJ07 review

    Silverstone TJ07 review

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    At this price, it bally well should be luxury. You could treat yourself to an Xbox 360 for the price of this. But price-tag aside, this is one of the loveliest cases yet to descend into our realm, and is about as feature-packed as a chassis can be

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    Evesham Plus Solar Visto review

    Evesham Plus Solar Visto review

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    The 657Plus Solar Visto is one of the very first Vista PCs to becomeavailable, and Evesham has constructed a system with everything youneed to enjoy the new OS.

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    Dell XPS 700 review

    Dell XPS 700 review

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    So you want to be dominated, do you? Dirty little puppy. Then short of taping a cat o' nine tails to your DVD slot so that it gently flogs you when it opens and closes, this is definitely the gaming rig for you

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    Dell Inspiron 1501 review

    Dell Inspiron 1501 review

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    The arrival of a Dell laptop sporting an AMD logo is something that has long been muted, but was never actually expected to happen, the relationship between Dell and Intel being that strong.

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    Asus W6 review

    Asus W6 review

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    Never a company to shy away from new ideas, Asus has been experimenting with new materials and designs on its laptops in recent months. The Asus W6 (£1599 inc. VAT) is one such machine, featuring a leather-covered palm-rest and lid

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    Sony VAIO VGN-N11S/W review

    Sony VAIO VGN-N11S/W review

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    One of the best known brands in the world, Sony's VAIO range includes both consumer and corporate laptops. Unveiling a new design, the Sony VAIO VGN-N11S/W is a straightforward consumer laptop, ideally suited to the first-time buyer

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    HP Compaq nx7400 review

    HP Compaq nx7400 review

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    While the sub-£799 price range is often linked to the consumer market, more corporate laptops are appearing. Although identically specified to the consumer systems in this review, the HP Compaq nx7400 is a well-built and affordable business laptop

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