Components

AMD Athlon 64 FX-62
REVIEW

AMD Athlon 64 FX-62

AMD's Athlon 64 FX-62 helps usher in the new Socket AM2 chipset, but incremental performance gains make AMD look vulnerable to Intel's next-gen chips, due later this year.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 22, 2006

MSRP: $713.00

Microsoft Xbox 360 Quick Charge Kit
REVIEW

Microsoft Xbox 360 Quick Charge Kit

Microsoft's Xbox 360 Quick Charge Kit is a must-have Xbox 360 accessory for those who already own--or are considering buying--a wireless controller.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 16, 2006

MSRP: $29.99

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
Gemini iKey
REVIEW

Gemini iKey

The concept behind the Gemini iKey is brilliant, but a sound issue keeps us from recommending it. However, the upcoming Gemini iKeyPlus looks mighty promising--save your money for that.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on April 5, 2006

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My IC-TV Media Center Deluxe
REVIEW

My IC-TV Media Center Deluxe

The My IC-TV Media Center Deluxe package works mostly as advertised, but for the same money you can find a sleeker and more flexible TV tuner.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on February 27, 2006

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Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-USB2
REVIEW

Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-USB2

The Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-USB2 offers admirable image quality, but you'll need to bring your own A/V cables.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 7, 2006

MSRP: $249.00

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
CPS Cellboost phone charger
REVIEW

CPS Cellboost phone charger

Small, light, and reliable, the CPS Cellboost phone charger makes it easy to revive a spent handset in case of an emergency.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 30, 2006

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Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-150
REVIEW

Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-150

Whether you're looking to turn your PC into a DVR or simply want to watch TV on your desktop, the Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-150 does the job at a reasonable price.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 9, 2005
2.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes

MSRP: $99.99