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iBuyPower Chimera XLC: Untapped Potential Keeps a Beast at Bay

A great case and premium components make for an imposing machine, but its timid overclocking prevents the Chimera XLC from leading the Performance PC pack.

HP TouchSmart 610 Quad: Premium Performance at a Premium Price

Outstanding general performance and an excellent touchscreen help the TouchSmart 610 Quad stand out from the all-in-one crowd.

MSI Wind Top AE2050: Low-Cost All-in-One Falls Behind the Budget Pack

The MSI Wind Top AE2050 delivers compelling features, inexpensively. But several compromises keep it from surpassing its budget-priced peers.

HP Omni 200 Quad: Superspeedy, but Lacking Elsewhere

HP’s latest all-in-one desktop kicks performance into high gear--but where are all the fashionable features?

Maingear F131 Super Stock: Real Power in a Quiet Package

Maingear’s F131 Super Stock clambers to the top of our mainstream chart in a hard-fought battle.

HP 100B All-In-One: Energy-Saving All-in-One Desktop Stumbles on Speed

The HP 100B has a nice, bright screen, but it fails to deliver on performance and features.

Lenovo H320: Slim and Speedy on a Budget

The H320 performs very well for its category, and features Blu-ray and HD support--all for under $700.

Digital Storm Enix: Big on Speed, Not Space

The Enix's selling point is its alluring chassis, but the system also delivers great performance for a (relatively) good price.

Origin Genesis Midtower: Storming The Midrange

Origin's “low-end” Genesis is anything but: traditional mid-range components are joined by a heap of RAM and a pair of Nvidia graphics cards in SLI.

Dell Vostro 460: Business PC Is All Work and No Play

The Dell Vostro 460 offers great general performance, but its reliance on integrated graphics may limit its flexibility.

Digital Storm's Enix is Big on Power, Small in Size

Using a vertically mounted Mini-ATX format motherboard, Digital Storm's overclocked Enix gaming PC features top performance in a small footprint.

AMD Radeon HD 6990: Serious Inquiries Only, Please

AMD’s dual-GPU Radeon HD 6990 is the world’s fastest single-slot graphics card. But with massive power comes a massive price tag.

Giada A50 Fusion Ultra PC: The Name of the Game Is Storage

An acceptable system at a slightly higher than expected price, Giada’s A50 isn’t one Compact PC to overlook.