With a couple of exceptions, PNY's Verto GeForce 7800 GT card provides everything we like to see from a 3D-card package, including fast performance.
You could do a lot worse than the DC40; however, you could also do better and spend less.
You don't need to pay $649 to own a vacuum that cleans at this level, and if you are paying that much, you deserve a machine with a better design than this.
If you don't mind the well-below-par sound quality and lack of a remote, the DC190 is one of the most affordable iPod alarm clock radios we've seen.
Gateway DC-M50 Digital Camera
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With its embossed cover and rainbow of colorful designs, the Samsung G2 Portable hard drive is a consumer-focused external hard drive that offers the most basic plug-and-play storage functionality. You don't get many extras, but impressive benchmark scores, a competitive cost-per-gigabyte, and a generous three-year warranty demonstrate its core competency and earn this drive our CNET recommendation.
If you can get past the DC50's sticker shock, you'll find a very nice, simple DVD camcorder that can produce some surprisingly good snapshots.
Dyson's DC59 competes well enough as a high-end stick vac, but poor battery life and a tendency to clog with large particles hold the DC59 Motorhead back from replacing your full-size upright.
The Optoma H78DC3 is an excellent choice for anyone looking to put together a quality front-projection home theater on a budget.
The DC41's design disappointed us, and the DC65's isn't any better. Despite the strong performance scores, this pricey Dyson is still difficult to recommend.