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Editors' Take

Sony Xperia Z1

Sony's flagship Xperia Z1 packs a Full HD display, a quad-core processor, and a whopping 20.7-megapixel camera into a waterproof body and wraps it in an aluminium frame.

September 4, 2013


ZTE refreshes Nubia line with trio of Z7 smartphones

The Chinese handset maker refreshes its Nubia line with a trio of powerful yet affordable Androids.

By July 8, 2014


Corvette chief engineer Tadge Juechter on the evolution from Stingray to Z06 and C7.R

The new Corvette Stingray has been winning awards left and right since its unveiling last year. We speak with the car's chief engineer about the just-unveiled Z06 edition, and how that became the C7.R racer.

By January 14, 2014


Acer's new Haswell PCs include S3 and S7 ultrabooks, 8-inch Iconia W3 tablet, and new Z3, V7, and V3

A small tablet, two ultrabooks, and a new all-in-one round up Acer's hardware news from Computex in Taipei.

By June 2, 2013


Samsung 700Z7CH

A high-end big-screen multimedia laptop that's pretty portable (for a desktop replacement), the Samsung Series 7 Chronos is what we imagine a 17-inch ultrabook would look like.

June 29, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating June 29, 2012

Velocity Micro Raptor Z90 (Core i7 3930K

Velocity Micro's Raptor Z90 offers everything we expect given its high-end components, but Intel's latest CPUs lack the value of its older chips, making this system and others like it recommendable to buyers with niche performance needs.

December 6, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 6, 2011

MSRP: $4,999.00


Velocity Micro Edge Z30 (Intel Core i7 875K)

Velocity Micro's Edge Z30 offers a speedy, spare take on Intel's new overclockable K-Series CPUs. We noticed some unfortunate reductions to Velocity's support and it feels about time for a case refresh, but for the most part we can recommend the Edge Z30 to gamers looking for a lean and mean desktop.

June 8, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 8, 2010

MSRP: $1,499.00


Velocity Micro Edge Z55 (Intel Core i7-930)

As much as we're impressed by the price-performance of Velocity's high-end Edge Z55 and its pair of GeForce GTX 480 graphics cards, these cards run so hot that we're concerned about their health, as well as their impact on the system itself. Take a risk, and you'll enjoy a fast gaming desktop for significantly less than you'll find from other vendors.

March 26, 2010

4.5 stars Editors' rating March 26, 2010

MSRP: $3,499.00


Sony VAIO Signature Collection VPC-X115KX/N - 11.1 - Atom Z550 - Windows 7 Home Premium - 2 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD

Sony's bold experiment--a high-end luxury system with essentially Netbook components--makes an enviable coffee shop conversation piece, but one that includes some serious sticker shock.

November 2, 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 2, 2009

MSRP: $1,499.00


Velocity Micro Edge Z30 (Intel Core i7)

Velocity Micro's Edge Z30 is the best deal going right now for midlevel gaming PCs featuring Intel's new Core i7 chips. The overclocked Core i7 860, a fast Nvidia graphics card, and a solid selection of features all around make it easy for us to recommend this system to anyone looking for a capable gaming desktop.

September 10, 2009

4.5 stars Editors' rating September 10, 2009

MSRP: $1,349.00