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 CPU & Video Card Price Guide: May 2001 1st Edition

The Pentium 4 prices come crashing down, Athlons are more affordable than ever and the NVIDIA GeForce3 makes its debut on this week's CPU & Video Card Price Guide.

0 by Manveer Wasson on 5/4/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: April 2001 3rd Edition

RDRAM is falling again and Athlon boards continue their downward trend in price in our latest Price Guide closing off the month of April.

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 4/27/2001

Buyer's Guide: Value Systems - May 2001

The long awaited return of the AnandTech Buyer's Guide is finally here! We're kicking it off with value systems that will give you the most bang for your buck.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 4/25/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: April 2001 2nd Edition

The Pentium 4 and Athlon are continuing to drop in price while video cards remain relatively stagnant. Could it be the quiet before the storm in the graphics sector?

0 by Manveer Wasson on 4/20/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: April 2001 2nd Edition

Falling RDRAM prices, cheap DDR, and new Socket-A motherboards are all a part of this week's Memory & Motherboard Price Guide.

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 4/13/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: April 2001 1st Edition

Unlike the NASDAQ, you'll want to see these numbers fall and they most certainly do. This week's CPU and Video Card Price Guide has all of the latest...

0 by Manveer Wasson on 4/6/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: March 2001 2nd Edition

The downward trend continues, as CPU prices for both Intel and AMD are headed south and NVIDIA products become more affordable with the announcement of the GeForce3. ATI and...

0 by Manveer Wasson on 3/23/2001

VIA's KT133A - Overclocking w/ the 133MHz FSB: The "Issue"

While some have reported outstanding success with overclocking their Athlon CPUs using the 133MHz FSB courtesy of the VIA KT133A chipset, there have been a surprising amount of failures...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/20/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: March 2001 2nd Edition

More motherboards than you can imagine and memory prices on the rise again. Have you missed the perfect time to buy more memory or are lower prices on...

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 3/16/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: March 2001 1st Edition

The Athlon hits 1.3GHz and takes your wallet with it, the Pentium 4 continues to drop, and we see a new card from ATI. That, and much more...

0 by Manveer Wasson on 3/9/2001

Heatsink Guide - AnandTech's new Testing Methodology

It has been over a year since we introduced our first official Heatsink Testing Methodology and kicked off our cooler roundups. Now, with CPUs running hotter than ever...

1 by Tillmann Steinbrecher on 3/6/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: February 2001 2nd Edition

Cheap Athlons, ATI's Radeon LE, and the post-launch effects of NVIDIA's upcoming GeForce3: all in this week's price guide.

0 by Manveer Wasson on 2/23/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: February 2001 2nd Edition

The memory price-drop-fest continues through yet another week. As we've stated countless times, now is the time to upgrade your memory. However very little change is seen...

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 2/17/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: February 2001 1st Edition

In this installment of our weekly price guide, we have some pleasant surprises. Appearing this week for AMD is the Athlon-C core with 266MHz support, while Intel shows significant...

0 by Manveer Wasson on 2/9/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: February 2001 1st Edition

If you're tired of swapping to disk, now is the time to upgrade your memory since SDRAM prices have hit a new low. Check out this week's price...

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 2/2/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: January 2001 2nd Edition

Looking for best buys when it comes to memory and motherboards? AnandTech's latest feature gives you the best prices, the best buys, and the best places to buy your...

0 by Manveer Wasson on 1/27/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: January 2001 2nd Edition

Looking for best buys when it comes to memory and motherboards? AnandTech's latest feature gives you the best prices, the best buys, and the best places to buy your...

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 1/19/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: January 2001 1st Edition

Looking for best buys on CPUs and video cards? AnandTech's latest feature gives you the best prices, the best buys, and the best places to buy your next upgrade.

0 by Manveer Wasson on 1/12/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: January 2001 1st Edition

Looking for best buys when it comes to memory and motherboards? AnandTech's latest feature gives you the best prices, the best buys, and the best places to buy your...

0 by Kiran Venkatesh on 1/5/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: December 2000 2nd Edition

Looking for best buys on CPUs and video cards? AnandTech's latest feature gives you the best prices, the best buys, and the best places to buy your next upgrade.

0 by Manveer Wasson on 12/29/2000

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