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iBuyPower Gamer Paladin HS11: Desktop Offers a Nice Mix of Power and Price

We love this performance desktop’s speeds, but its omission of a Blu-ray player leaves movie buffs in the cold.

Polywell ITX-Z6800: Great Meat; Needs Potatoes

This superfast system costs a pretty penny for its performance. But where did all the other features go?

10 Tech Holiday Gifts You Didn't Get, But Wish You Had

From slim smartphones to massive TVs, here's the tech that didn't arrive by reindeer express this year.


AMD Radeon HD 7970

AMD’s latest takes the performance crown, gracefully.

Micro Express MicroFlex 79B: Affordable, Awesome

This Micro Express PC packs Intel’s new Sandy Bridge Extreme Edition processor, serving up tons of power and great performance, for a mere $2000.

HP Compaq 8200 Elite All-in-One Review: A Superfast PC That Fizzles

If speed is the name of your game, you won’t be disappointed by this business-class, all-in-one system. But that’s all it really brings to the table.

Desktop PC Reliability and Satisfaction: Dell and HP Home PCs Get Poor Grades

The two PC giants haven't kept pace with the industry in durability and product support. Readers gave better marks to Apple and Asus.

Lenovo H330: Budget Machine Outperforms Its Category

The H330 packs impressive specs for a sub-$800 desktop: a Core i5 processor, 1TB of hard-drive space, and a Blu-ray disc drive.

Lenovo IdeaCentre B320: HDTV, Budget All-in-One, or Just Confused?

The Lenovo IdeaCentre B320 seems uncertain about whether it wants to be a multimedia powerhouse or a budget all-in-one with few frills.

Dell Inspiron One 2320: Solid Performance, With Some Compromises

This competitively priced 23-inch AIO is a solid performer, but it has an inaccurate touchscreen and a cheap-looking build.

HP TouchSmart 520: Great Performance, Great Value

This is a real deal: an excellent performer with premium specs for less than $1400.

HP TouchSmart 620 3D: 3D Falls Flat

HP's first 3D all-in-one leaves much to be desired; big 3D fans may want to wait.

Best Budget All-in-One PCs (Under 23 Inches)

With screen sizes ranging between 18 and 21.6 inches, these all-in-ones offer a complete PC package without cramping your desk--or your budget.