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  1. Shuttle X 200M Vista review

    Shuttle X 200M Vista review

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    Shuttle pioneered the small-form factor PC, and we're sure there are plenty of those shoe-box sized systems up and down the country. So it's refreshing to see the company is trying something new with this slimline, stylish PC

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    Power Tower review

    Power Tower review

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    To say that the off-the-peg rig market is competitive would be an understatement on a scale akin to Chernobyl's general manager phoning his boss to explain things might get 'a bit warm today'

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    Shuttle XPC Mini X200 review

    Shuttle XPC Mini X200 review

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    That hulking PC you've got hooked up to your TV really isn't doing your stylish living room justice is it? What you need is a quiet, good-looking machine to cater for all your media centre needs. Enter Shuttle's latest mini media centre PC, the X200M

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    HP Touchsmart IQ770 review

    HP Touchsmart IQ770 review

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    The all-in-one is hardly a new idea, but in terms of modern computing it does appear to be something of an enigma for PC manufacturers. Manufacturers have tried, but it's only really Apple that has managed to make any headway with the idea

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    Armari Magnetar QX2 review

    Armari Magnetar QX2 review

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    There are significant benefits to buying a workstation-class PC. First up, there's the general standard of manufacture. The whole unit in this case was wonderfully constructed, and internally it's by far the neatest PC we've seen in many years

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    Apple Mac Pro review

    Apple Mac Pro review

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    Since announcing its intention to move to Intel chips two years ago, Apple has been keen to keep apace with the processor developments of the Windows-based mainstream

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    Apple Mac Pro Two 3GHz Quad review

    Apple Mac Pro Two 3GHz Quad review

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    The ceiling has just been raised at the top end of the Mac line interms of raw processing power. Although we knew the 8-core Mac Pro was imminent, in true Apple fashion its launch was anything but predictable

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    Shuttle XPC Mini X100 review

    Shuttle XPC Mini X100 review

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    Like a homosexual clergyman, the X100 is confused. Unfortunately, itseems not to know what it was created for. At first glance it looks like a neat media centre; like something you wouldn't mind sitting next to

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    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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