In our series of Buyer Guides, here’s the latest update to our recommended CPUs list. All numbers in the text are updated to reflect pricing at the time of writing (3/19). Numbers in graphs reflect MSRP.
CPU Buyer's Guide: Q1 2017
As we move through to the second quarter of the year, we have had two major updates to the desktop CPU landscape. First, Intel launched its Seventh generation of Core-based CPUs, known under the Kaby Lake name, using a refined version of their 14nm process that allowed for some frequency gains over the previous generation Skylake microarchitecture. Then AMD made their biggest CPU launch in five years, with a renewed attack on high-performance computing with the Ryzen 7 family. After spending so many years fighting...
Looking for a new AM2 processor to go with AMD's recently launched platform? We've got an updated look at the CPU market and prices with this week's Price Guide.
Jarred Walton on 6/19/2006
We're back again this week with a new storage price guide, bringing you the best available storage deals online!
Haider Farhan on 6/11/2006
We know many of you have missed having our weekly price guides to help make your shopping decisions easier, so here we are today with a complete look at...
Haider Farhan on 5/27/2006
Thinking about upgrading, even with AM2 and Core Duo 2 right around the corner? We've got some analysis on the situation, as well as some currently available recommendations.
Jarred Walton on 5/9/2006
Join us in this week’s CPU price guide as we point out some hot deals about the latest hardware.
Haider Farhan on 3/27/2006
Check out this week’s storage price guide, bringing you the best available deals online!
Haider Farhan on 3/12/2006
In the recent addition to the video card segment, we have the 7800 GS, X1900 and for the low-end, the 7300 GS. Read on to find out what new...
Haider Farhan on 3/8/2006
In this week’s motherboard price guide, we can see that the new nForce 4 Ultra for the socket 775 boards have become available and the i975X have become a...
Haider Farhan on 2/28/2006
Be sure to check out this weekend's CPU price guide as we analyze the latest development in CPU pricing.
Haider Farhan on 2/20/2006
In this week's Price Guide, we'll take a look at pricing trends of one of the core components in a PC, the hard disk drive.
Haider Farhan on 2/12/2006
You can see the newly released Radeon X1900 cards featured in this week's video card price guide. We're also seeing quite a bit of action in the price side...
Haider Farhan on 2/5/2006
In this edition of our motherboard price guide, we are seeing the newly released i975X chipset based boards have begun to slowly roll into the market while we expect...
Haider Farhan on 1/28/2006
The new dual-core FX-60 processor has recently dropped into the market and possibly because of that, the Athlon 64 X2's have seen some respectable price reductions.
Haider Farhan on 1/23/2006
There are many hard drives with mail-in rebates and plenty of exceptional DVDR's at fair prices.
Haider Farhan on 1/17/2006
This week we are noticing quite a few deals from eVGA while the ultra high-end graphics cards are appearing to be a bit more reasonable.
Haider Farhan on 1/9/2006
All Santa gave you for Christmas was lots of cash, and you're looking to spend it, right? We have recommendations ranging from $1000 to $3000 in our latest...
Jarred Walton on 1/2/2006
Just as the end of 2005 comes to a close, we're here to bring you the latest update on your rig's main component, the motherboard. Read on to find...
Haider Farhan on 1/1/2006
The socket 939 Opterons are back in stock on sale for extremely tempting prices while we await a new series of processors from both AMD and Intel.
Haider Farhan on 12/24/2005
Check out this weeks price guide for your storage pricing needs as the holiday shopping season nears its end.
Haider Farhan on 12/17/2005
We have found many video cards this month to have mail-in-rebates. The 6800 Ultra cards are very close to their EOL, while the 6800 GS cards are fairing exceptionally well.
Haider Farhan on 12/9/2005