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Gateway DX4831-03: A Great General-Purpose Mainstream PC

As long as gaming isn’t your thing, you’ll find much to love in the do-everything-else Gateway DX4831-03 midsize tower desktop.

Chip Showdown: A Guide to the Best CPUs

Confused about which processor to pick for your new system? We tested eight leading chips to help you make the smartest choice. Here’s everything you need to know about today’s best desktop, laptop, and mobile CPUs.

How to Mod Your Laptop

Have you ever wanted to liven up your laptop's looks? Here's how to spruce up your portable PC with stickers, paint, fabric, and more.

Acer Aspire AX1301-B1812: A Complete Budget-PC Package

The AX1301-B1812 delivers a lot, but whether it's a good value depends on how much you like the bundled display.

Acer Veriton X480G: A Budget PC That’s Good, but Not a Leader

Acer’s Veriton X480G does a pretty good job of keeping up with the best budget PCs, but tough competition stands between this system and top honors.

Polywell Poly X5800A3: Gulftown Debuts With a Roar

Polywell fashions up a monster Performance PC, powered by Intel's new six-core processor. And it won’t cost you an arm and a leg to get your hands on this speedy system; probably just an arm.

eMachines ET1831-07: Low-Cost Contender Sheds Price Without Sacrificing Performance

Offering capable performance and a stellar price tag, the eMachines ET1831-07 may not top the charts, but it's a great value.

Dell Optiplex 780 USFF: Business-Class Performance at a Price That's Hard to Swallow

The Optiplex 780 USFF offers competitive performance in a space-saving design, but Dell is asking a bit much for what it delivers.

Gateway SX2840-01: A Slimmed-Down Hunk of Desktop Speed

In spite of a lapse in connection options and limited upgradability, the SX2840-01 is a speedy little monster with a budget price.

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Gateway FX6831-03: The Heart and Soul of a Performance PC

Though the FX6831-03 isn't a showstopper, fast speeds and high-definition support combine to deliver a great performance PC.