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This midsize-tower desktop just has too much competition offering too many other interesting features, for less money--raw speed doesn't make Gateway’s DX4320-45 a sure-fire winner.
Origin has updated the Genesis Midtower desktop for 2011 with Intel’s Sandy Bridge CPUs. While far less imposing than its larger sibling, this machine represents one of the best price-to-performance ratios on our charts, with few sacrifices.
From its looks and sounds to its HD support and speed, Gateway’s 23-inch all-in-one desktop rarely stops delivering.
Origin’s Genesis is back, armed with an impressive 5GHz overclock on its Intel Sandy Bridge CPU. It powers its way to the top of our charts, delivering the fastest results we’ve ever seen, at a price that’s actually a bit lower than its predecessor.
In a category satiated with impressive performance (and daunting price tags), Maingear's latest Shift tops the charts -- for better, and for worse.
AMD’s latest graphics cards don’t take the speed crown, but they do offer a terrific combination of performance, price, features, and power efficiency.
It may not top the charts, but AMD’s Radeon HD 6970 delivers an excellent value.
The Veriton Z410G is well connected, but it lacks some of the bells and whistles of its counterparts.
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 570 delivers the power and improved efficiency of the revamped Fermi architecture at a palatable price point.
The MSI AE2420 3D boasts impressive performance in an attractive shell, plus 3D technology.
Razer's Spectre gaming mouse for StarCraft II comes packed with tournament-caliber features designed for casual and enthusiast real-time strategy gamers alike.
Take a peek at the future of computing. These unique desktops, laptops, components, and cases were honored as part of the 2011 CES Innovations Awards.