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  1. 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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    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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