We’re back once again with our regular guide to desktop video cards, this time for March of 2014. Since our last update in January 2014, we’ve seen some significant shifts on both the high-end and low-end of the market. On the low end we’ve seen AMD introduce the Radeon R7 250X and the Radeon R7 265 to shore up their competitive positioning in the sub-$150 markets. Meanwhile NVIDIA has launched the first of their new Maxwell series of cards, the GeForce GTX 750 series, to do battle in that price segment. Unlike the competitive positioning prior to these launches, AMD and NVIDIA have pulled apart a bit in their technical capabilities and pricing, so we have two families of cards that aren’t quite as close...

Holiday Motherboard Guide

Looking to build or upgrade systems during the holiday season? We've got motherboard recommendations for any and all price points.

24 by Gary Key on 12/15/2008

Audiophile Journeys with a PC

Ever thought of making the move to digital audio on a PC for all your listening needs? Prices may not be for the faint of heart, but the end...

114 by Rajinder Gill on 12/1/2008

Mobile Buyer's Guide

Laptops are one of the fastest growing segments of computer purchases these days, so we felt it was high time we provided a guide for getting the most bang...

29 by Jarred Walton on 7/11/2008

uATX System Buildup: Choosing Components

In part one we purchase components from Patriot, Zotac, Jetway, and others for two uATX systems. Following a budget can be a very difficult thing to do...

33 by Gary Key on 5/27/2008

Getting the Most Out Of Your Hardware: Motherboard/CPU Utility Roundup

Following up with our series on useful software utilities, we take a look at the situation for motherboard utilities

11 by Ryan Smith on 12/12/2007

Holiday Buyers' Guide: Cases, Power, and Storage

We've got a list, we've checked it twice, and now we're just looking for a good bank loan. Then we can buy new cases, power supplies, and storage components.

17 by Jarred, Gary, and Christoph on 11/28/2007

Holiday Buyers Guide, Part I: CPUs, GPUs, Mobos, and RAM

It's that time of year again, when everyone is giving and receiving presents. Whether you're looking for something for that special someone or just begging for handouts, we have...

23 by Editorial Staff on 11/21/2007

November 2007 Budget Buyers' Guide

We show you how a $1000 budget gaming machine can get you nearly the same performance as that of a high-end PC just two weeks ago.

63 by Jonathan Maloney and Jarred Walton on 11/8/2007

October 2007 Midrange Buyer's Guide

$1500 can buy a lot of computer these days. We put that statement to the test with four different midrange configurations targeting different usage patterns.

41 by Jarred Walton on 10/15/2007

High-End Buyers' Guide: May 2007

Come see what the cream of the computing crop is in this, our latest high-end buyers' guide.

69 by Dave Robinet and Jarred Walton on 5/29/2007

April 2007 Buyers' Guides: Budget and Midrange Configurations

We provide an updated look at the current market trends, with advice and recommendations for budgets ranging from $700-$1500.

46 by Jarred Walton on 4/20/2007

January 2007 Buyer's Guide: Midrange Menagerie

The price of progress is outdated systems. We've got updated recommendations for midrange computers that look to put progress back in its place.

43 by Jarred Walton on 1/19/2007

Holiday 2006 Shopping Guide: GPUs

Our Holiday Shopping Guides continue with advice on GPU purchases. No matter how much you're looking to spend, we have recommendations that will help you get the most...

51 by Jarred Walton on 12/13/2006

Holiday 2006 Shopping Guide: CPUs

Looking for advice on what to get your favorite computer geek (or yourself) for the holidays? We will cover all of the major components over the next couple...

30 by Jarred Walton on 11/27/2006

Budget Buyer's Guide - October 2006

Sometimes it's difficult to put together a decent budget PC, especially when the costs of certain components are on the rise. We've got recommendations and advice for those...

71 by Jarred Walton on 10/25/2006

High-End Buyer's Guide - October 2006

Looking for a top-quality computer where price is not the primary concern? Our high-end buyers guide has the information you need, along with a quick look at what's...

45 by Jarred Walton on 10/9/2006

Midrange Buyer's Guide - September 2006

A lot of things have changed in the past few months, and we've got top to bottom new recommendations for our latest midrange buyer's guide.

49 by Jarred Walton on 9/26/2006

Price Guide, July 2006: Storage

Join us for a current look into the storage marketplace where we'll also take the time to make various purchase recommendations.

13 by Haider Farhan on 7/17/2006

Price Guide, July 2006: Video Cards

We're back again with a complete overview of most of the video card solutions available today. Read on to see what kind of deals we have found this time around.

33 by Haider Farhan on 7/12/2006

Building a Better Budget PC

People often ask about which components they should use for a budget PC. We'll try to answer exactly that question, as we will be running benchmarks on several popular...

56 by Jarred Walton on 7/10/2006

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