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Velocity Micro Vector Holiday Edition (overclocked Intel Core i5 760)

Velocity Micro's Vector Holiday Edition offers one of the best deals we've ever seen in a mainstream PC. For under $1,000, this system provides a Blu-ray drive, overachieving speed, and room to grow in an attractive, well-built package. We enthusiastically recommend this system to anyone looking for a fast, affordable computer.

By December 2, 2010

4.5 stars Editors' rating December 2, 2010

MSRP: $999.00

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Tested: Nvidia's new ridiculously expensive Titan X graphics cards set a new bar for PC 4K gaming performance

We put the latest high-end desktop PC gaming cards to the test in the CNET Labs.

By March 25, 2015

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Nvidia G-Sync is a smooth move for PC games

The right graphics card and G-Sync monitor can make games look better.

By January 30, 2015

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Intel CEO talks Apple, water-cooled PCs, carbon nanotubes

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, in a wide-ranging Reddit AMA, addresses Moore's Law, tablets, overclocking, and carbon nanotubes, among other topics.

By February 19, 2014

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Velocity Micro Edge Z5 (Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 Overclocked)

By tweaking its internal components to achieve maximum 3D performance, Velocity Micro has made its $999 Edge Z5 one of the most impressive lower-end gaming desktops we've ever seen. As long as you don't mind sacrificing a bit of productivity speed to get it, we recommend this system to any PC gamer on a budget.

By March 26, 2009

4 stars Editors' rating March 26, 2009

As shown: $999

Check manufacturer's site for availability

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How we test: Desktops

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for desktops.

By February 12, 2014

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Overclocking champ draws a crowd at CeBIT

Throngs of techies watched Nick Shih deep-freeze an Intel chip so it could run at 5.6GHz rather than its regular 3.2GHz clock speed.

By March 8, 2012

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Print chop: How copyright killed a 3D-printed Final Fantasy fad

Final Fantasy VII figurines designed by a fan and 3D-printed by marketplace Shapeways enthralled FFVII freaks everywhere. So much so that copyright owner Square Enix nixed the operation.

By August 16, 2013

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Overclockers, Intel has your back

Intel offers desktop CPU overclockers an insurance plan against fried chips.

By January 18, 2012

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Origin boasts 5.7GHz overclocks with phase-change CPU cooling

Origin's new phase-change CPU cooler promises heretofore unseen clock speeds for its high-end gaming desktops.

By January 11, 2012