Components

Roxio Game Capture
REVIEW

Roxio Game Capture

While the Roxio Game Capture system might satisfy the ultranovice game capturer, many average users and do-it-yourselfers will be better served seeking alternatives.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on April 12, 2011
2.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
AMD Phenom X4 9850
REVIEW

AMD Phenom X4 9850 ( 2.5GHz)

AMD's new Phenom X4 9850 is overpriced and outclassed compared with its Intel-based quad-core competition. If PC vendors can use this chip to make cheap systems (as they did with older Phenoms), we might have nicer things to say, but as a DIY part at this price, we can't recommend AMD's latest quad-core CPU.

3 stars Editors' rating on March 26, 2008

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BFG GeForce 8800 GTX Water Cooling Edition
REVIEW

BFG GeForce 8800 GTX Water Cooling Edition ( PCI-E, 768MB)

This one is easy. Nvidia's GeForce 8800 GTX not only beats ATI to market with its next-gen 3D graphics hardware, it also eliminates ATI's image-quality advantage in current-generation titles. Throw in its sheer horsepower, and Nvidia gives the high-end enthusiast every reason to make this purchase.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on November 8, 2006
ATI Radeon X1800 GTO
REVIEW

ATI Radeon X1800 GTO

Its sub-$300 price makes the Radeon X1800 GTO tempting, but its performance isn't compelling enough, and upgrading to two cards is expensive and inefficient, thanks to ATI's clunky CrossFire technology.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 5, 2006
Plextor ConvertX PVR PX-TV100U
REVIEW

Plextor ConvertX PVR PX-TV100U

The Plextor ConvertX PVR is an affordable USB TV tuner with a decent software bundle, but its performance is less than stellar.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on February 7, 2006

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Adaptec GameBridgeTV AVC-1410
REVIEW

Adaptec GameBridgeTV AVC-1410

Adaptec's GameBridgeTV is unique in letting you connect game consoles to a PC, but its DVR performance is inconsistent.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 7, 2006
eVGA Nvidia Personal Cinema 5700
REVIEW

eVGA Nvidia Personal Cinema 5700

One of the first Nvidia-based self-contained 3D-graphics/TV-tuner cards, eVGA's Nvidia Personal Cinema 5700 is adequate for anyone who wants to watch and record TV and play games on the same PC.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 29, 2004
Creative Labs Video Blaster MovieMaker
REVIEW

Creative Labs Video Blaster MovieMaker ( USB, external)

The Video Blaster MovieMaker offers fewer output options than its pricier competition, but it can produce higher-quality video.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 21, 2000
HP

HP

This product has not yet been reviewed.

  • Technology: RDRAM (RAMBUS)
  • Compatibility: Unix

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Intel Xeon 3.2 GHz processor

Intel Xeon 3.2 GHz processor

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MSRP: $1,399.00