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 Guide - CPUs & Video: July 2002 4th Edition

This week, there hasen't been many big changes in prices of CPUs and video cards, but the ones that have changed have done so greatly.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 7/29/2002

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

The third AnandTech Buyer's Guide in three weeks. We have kept our end of the deal and today bring you our suggestions for a value professional 3D setup.

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 7/25/2002

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

This week, we have made some additions to the guides. Motherboards with the 745 series chipsets from SiS have been added to spice things up. Memory prices continue to soar.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 7/22/2002

July FAQ Update

We check out sharing between Windows and Linux with SAMBA, getting TV-Out on Linux with an nVidia card, running Windows software in Linux, OpenBSD ports, Intel processor packages and...

0 by Andy Hui on 7/21/2002

Buyer's Guide: Value Gaming - July 2002

Today we keep on pace, releasing our second buyer's guide in two weeks. This week we discuss the best way to spend your money if you are looking for...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 7/19/2002

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

We are starting to see some of the older P3's and Athlons phase out of the market as their supply decreases .. find out what other surprises are in...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 7/14/2002

Buyer's Guide: Value SOHO - July 2002

Returning this week to AnandTech is the once regular buyer's guide. Although our format for the buyer's guide has changed a bit since our last article, the purpose has...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 7/12/2002

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

This week, the EPOX EP-8K3A+ carrying the VIA KT333 chipset has been added to the charts. Prices seem to mainly rise this week on both motherboards and memory.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 7/7/2002

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

This week's price guides include both the new AMD chips, and few more GeForce4 cards have been added. A good week is in store for buyers who want...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 6/28/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - Motherboards and Memory: June 2002 3rd Edition

This week a few motherboard models from nVidia have been added to the charts showing a greater number of choices. In memory news, while DDR seems to be getting...

0 by Purav Sanghani on 6/23/2002

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

This weeks price guides include the Asus line of GeForce4 Ti cards. The costs of the Asus cards compete with the other brands in the Ti line.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 6/15/2002

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

Per your request, Nvidia nForce and SiS chipset carrying motherboards have been added to the charts. This brings the total to four competing brands of chipset technology.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 6/7/2002

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

In the last week of May we focus on CPUs and video cards. A fleet of video cards has been added to the charts carrying the Nvidia GeForce4 chipset.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 5/31/2002

May FAQ Update, Part 2

A bit of Linux coverage this week, as we look at NTFS Support, and compiling your own kernel. We tell you what you need for a Wireless Network...

0 by Andy Hui on 5/27/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - Motherboards & Memory: May 2002 2nd Edition

The second edition of AnandTech's hardware price guides are here. This week we bring you prices on motherboards carrying the VIA KT333 as well as the Intel 845 and...

0 by Purav Sanghani on 5/26/2002

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: May 2002 1st Edition

Back after a not so short leave of absence, today we bring back a much missed feature of AnandTech: the price guides. This marks the first CPU and video...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/13/2002

May FAQ Update, Part 1

This FAQ update checks out the various DVD Recordable formats, the use of the ATX12V connector for Pentium 4 motherboards, S.M.A.R.T. for hard drives and a look back at...

0 by Andy Hui on 5/11/2002

April FAQ Update, Part 1

More updates this week, as we look at imaging your Windows setup, an informative technical look at ACPI vs APM, how to get Nero to burn with all users...

0 by Andy Hui on 4/14/2002

March FAQ Update, Part 2

Another FAQ update for this week. We look at 64-bit computing in regards to the upcoming AMD and Intel processors, helping Windows survive a motherboard upgrade, problems with...

0 by Andy Hui on 3/24/2002

March FAQ update, Part 1

What's been going in the FAQs? See the latest FAQ articles about changing drive letters, dual boots, and RAID arrays.

0 by Andy Hui on 3/18/2002

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