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TR's April 2008 system guide
— 5:33 PM on April 24, 2008

The time has come again for a new system guide. Thanks to falling prices and major hardware makers engaged in furious competition, we've managed...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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TR's February 2008 system guide
— 1:43 PM on February 27, 2008

PC hardware has gotten crazy cheap in recent months. You can take advantage by using our latest system guide to select components for a...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Shuttle's XPC SP35P2 Pro SFF barebones system
— 10:02 PM on January 31, 2008

Intel's P35 Express has reigned as the enthusiast chipset of choice since its introduction. Now you can get it in a pint-sized form factor with...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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The Enthusiast System Architecture in action
— 12:11 AM on January 18, 2008

Nvidia announced its Enthusiast System Architecture back in November, promising to consolidate system and hardware monitoring under a single communication protocol. ESA-certified hardware is now...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Software

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How to build a PC
— 11:01 PM on November 29, 2007

Being able to build your own PC is one of the perks of being an enthusiast, but it's a daunting task if you've never tackled...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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TR's Christmas 2007 system guide
— 4:45 PM on November 28, 2007

Recent weeks have brought a deluge of new components that offer solid value for the average enthusiast PC—affordable hardware with next-generation performance. The time...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Nvidia announces ESA specification
— 8:00 AM on November 5, 2007

Nvidia has announced an Enthusiast System Architecture (ESA) specification that it hopes will standardize a hardware monitoring protocol for PC components. Read on...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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TR's September 2007 system guide
— 12:00 AM on September 20, 2007

With so many pricing changes having hit the processor market over the past couple of months, a new system guide is overdue. As we...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Shuttle's XPC SG33G5 SFF barebones system
— 1:01 AM on July 26, 2007

OVER THE YEARS, Shuttle's XPC lineup has been whittled down from a vast array...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases Systems

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TR's July 2007 system guide
— 12:00 AM on July 6, 2007

WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW mid-range and high-end DirectX 10 graphics cards from both...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Shuttle's XPC SD39P2 SFF barebones system
— 12:00 AM on April 13, 2007

THE POPULARITY OF small form factor barebones systems has faded of late, and that's...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases Systems

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TR's March 2007 system guide
— 12:00 AM on March 16, 2007

THE VISTA LAUNCH HAS COME and gone, but the hardware market certainly hasn't been...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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TR's Windows Vista system guide
— 12:00 AM on January 31, 2007

WINDOWS VISTA IS FINALLY SHIPPING to consumers, and we've decided to refresh our system...

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MSI's mPC 51PV small form factor barebones system
— 12:00 AM on December 12, 2006

MSI'S SMALL FORM FACTOR SYSTEMS have traditionally been tardy, arriving to market a little...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases Systems

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TR's December 2006 system guide
— 12:11 AM on December 11, 2006

CHRISTMAS IS FAST APPROACHING, and it's high time we brought you a new system...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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TR's October 2006 system guide
— 12:00 AM on October 9, 2006

IF YOU'VE BEEN RESISTING scratching the early adopter's itch since the launch of...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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TR's August 2006 system guide
— 12:00 AM on August 10, 2006

MAJOR NEW CPU ARCHITECTURE INTRODUCTIONS don't happen every day. Intel launched the Netburst...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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Shuttle's XPC SN27P2 mini-barebones system
— 1:27 AM on July 27, 2006

SHUTTLE ESSENTIALLY CREATED the market for small form factor barebones systems, but lately,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cases Systems

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