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Data storage requirements have kept increasing over the last several years. While SSDs have taken over the role of the primary drive in most computing systems, hard drives continue to be the storage media of choice in areas dealing with large amount of relatively cold data. Hard drives are also suitable for workloads that are largely sequential and not performance sensitive. SSDs are yet to achieve the low $/GB metric that makes HDDs attractive in that market segment. From a gaming perspective, install sizes of 100s of GBs are not uncommon for modern games. Despite the falling flash prices, high-capacity SSDs still tend to carry a price premium, making hard drives attractive in this market segment. This guide will help readers choose the appropriate...

The Digital Future - A Guide to Digital Camera Reviewing

Serving as your source for hardware analysis and news, AnandTech is ready to dive into the complex and often confusing world of digital cameras. How do we plan on...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 10/6/2000

Buyer's Guide: High-End Systems - September 2000

Looking to build a powerful new system, but can't quite figure out what should go in? Let AnandTech guide the way with the Buyer's Guide for High-End Systems...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 9/27/2000

Buyer's Guide: Value Systems - September 2000

Looking to build the system that will give you the most bang for the buck? The AnandTech Buyer's Guide for Value Systems is exactly what you need to...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 9/16/2000

Speaker Buyer's Guide

Ever feel lost in the world of audio? Are you finding it difficult to understand the language of your resident audiophiles? Let AnandTech arm you with the...

1 by Jim Warren on 9/11/2000

Buyer's Guide: High-End Systems - August 2000

Looking to build a new powerful new system but can't quite figure out what to put in it? Let AnandTech guide you through those though decisions with the...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 8/24/2000

Buyer's Guide: Value Systems - August 2000

If you're looking to build the system that will give you the most bang for your buck, the AnandTech Buyer's Guide for Value Systems is exactly what you're looking for.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 8/18/2000

Buyer's Guide: High-End Systems - July 2000

It's that time of the month again, which means AnandTech is back with updated system recommendations. Today it's the high-end systems, including our dream system.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 7/20/2000

AMD Thunderbird & Duron Overclocking Revealed

Just one week ago we brought up the possibility that all Socket-A CPUs could actually be multiplier locked. Today we're bringing you proof of the exact opposite, read...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/19/2000

BX-133 Video Guide

Time and time again we have shown that a 440BX system running at 133 MHz is the fastest possible motherboard solution around. People have shied away from this form...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 7/5/2000

Buyer's Guide: Value Systems - July 2000

If you're looking for the system that gives you the most bang for your buck the AnandTech Buyer's Guide: Value Edition is what you're looking for.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/4/2000

Overclocking the GeForce2 MX

We were immediately impressed when we realized that the GeForce2 MX was going to be retailing for $119, but we were even more impressed when we discovered exactly how...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/3/2000

Buyer's Guide: High-End Systems - June 2000

The second half of the AnandTech Buyer's Guide is here, this time covering High-End Systems. Also included is our "cost is no object" Dream System.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 6/13/2000

Buyer's Guide: Value Systems - June 2000

For June, we've decided to split the Buyer's Guide up into two parts - one for value systems and the other for the high-end systems. Today we bring...

0 by Mike Andrawes on 5/29/2000

Overclocking The GeForce 2 GTS

Wondering the best way to get the most out of your GeForce 2 GTS based card? Want to learn about the ins and outs of overclocking NVIDIA's newest processor...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/23/2000

Buyer's Guide - May 2000

Building a new system? Confused about exactly what to get? Well the May edition of AnandTech's Buyer's Guide is ready to help you make those tough decisions.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 4/27/2000

Overclocking the FC-PGA Celeron

Armed with a handful of 0.18-micron Celeron CPUs, we investigate the performance discrepancies that exist between the Pentium III and the Celeron as well as take these babies to...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/17/2000

Buyer's Guide - March 2000

Building a new system? Confused about exactly what to get? Let the first edition of the AnandTech Buyer's Guide help you with your purchase.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 3/28/2000

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