Following up on last week's Best Budget PC Guide, today we have midrange systems with roughly twice the cost. Of all the systems types to configure, the midrange market can be the most difficult. With budget systems you're often limited in what you can do by price constraints while at the high end the best components are usually pretty clear cut choices; for midrange builds there are many factors to consider. One of the core questions you always need to answer is: what do you want to do with the system? Office PCs will often have a different goal than something for a student, and there are many ways to adapt a particular system to fit the needs of the user. We have two...

Weekly Hardware Price Guides - Motherboards & Memory: October 2002 4th Edition

This week memory prices take a hit as most of the DDR ram increases in price. We also added several motherboards to the Intel and AMD sections.

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/25/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video: October 2002 3rd Edition

We are still adding to make the Price Guides the best on the net! Check out this week's guides as we have added some recommendations and other features. ...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/20/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guides - Motherboards & Memory: October 2002 2nd Edition

Today we relaunch the Price Guides again! We are going to continually keep updating the usefulness and the amount of information in the PG, so take a look...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/14/2002

Buyer's Guide: Value Professional 3D - October 2002

We take time out this week to reevaluate our value professional 3D system recommendation initially made about two months ago. Is it still possible to build a professional 3D...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 10/8/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video: October 2002 1st Edition

Another slow week for CPU prices? At least we can finally buy the AMD XP 2400+ and the 2600+. The Intel Celeron 2.0GHz also debuts in this week's...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 10/5/2002

Buyer's Guide: Value Gaming - September 2002

Today we reevaluate our value gaming system recommendation. We have made a number of changes to the system since we last looked at it seven weeks ago and ultimately...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 9/25/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video: September 2002 4th Edition

Processor price drops seem to have flatlined. Is it the calm before the storm? We will soon find out!

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 9/20/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guides - Motherboards & Memory: September 2002 3rd Edition

Prices have had mainly a 0-change on most of the charts. Some have drastically dropped or increased here and there but only some.

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 9/14/2002

Buyer's Guide: Value SOHO - September 2002

As promised, today we continue bringing you our weekly buyer's guides. We take a look at the budget SOHO system and make some minor changes upon our first seven...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 9/9/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video: September 2002 2nd Edition

Again a good week for those buying Intel chips. Be careful though, as those 1.6A and 1.8A CPU's are getting harder (and more expensive) to find!

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 9/7/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - Motherboards & Memory: September 2002 1st Edition

Prices haven't changed too much this week. The price cuts that have occured, though, look very good.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 9/2/2002

August FAQ Update

August FAQ updates with X Window Managers, Symbolic and Hard linking, running Linux software in Windows, and an explanation about CD Audio

0 by Andy Hui on 8/25/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video: August 2002 4th Edition

This week turned out to be a great week for hardware shoppers! New hardware forecasts have slashed the prices of existing hardware; find out more in this weeks guide.

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 8/23/2002

Buyer's Guide: Dream System - August 2002

What would we put inside a computer if we had no limits? What components would we select to produce one of the fastest desktop machines in existence if we...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/23/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - Motherboards & Memory: August 2002 3rd Edition

Not too much change in prices this week...on anything. Some boards have either increased or decreased in price but not by much. Check out this weeks Motherboard and Memory...

0 by Purav Sanghani on 8/16/2002

Buyer's Guide: High-End Professional 3D - August 2002

Another week, another buyer's guide. Today we take a look at the high-end professional 3D market and suggest what should go into your computer. We also talk a bit...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/16/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video: August 2002 2nd Edition

We have continued to improve the price guides and graphs! Check out this week as we take a look at pricedrops and some new ATI cards.

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 8/11/2002

Buyer's Guide: High-End Gaming - August 2002

Perhaps the most anticipated of all the buyer's guides, today we take a look at what we think should go in your high-end gaming system this week. Does the...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/8/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - Motherboards & Memory: August 2002 1st Edition

We have added a truckload of boards to the charts this week. Boards with the VIA P4X266 and P4M266 chipsets have been added along with many carrying the SiS...

0 by Purav Sanghani on 8/2/2002

Buyer's Guide: High-End SOHO - August 2002

Today we embark on the second type of system we cover in the AnandTech Buyer's Guides, the high-end system configurations. This is our fourth buyer's guide in four weeks...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 8/2/2002

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