Best computer accessories of 2014


So you're shopping for the tech-geek in your life that already owns all the major devices. He or she already has the monster screen HDTV, the touch screen desktop, a stylish netbook and every other gadget under the sun. Instead of tearing your hair our deciding what gift to buy for this technophile, look no further than the wonderful world of PC peripherals! The term "peripherals" is wide-reaching on purpose to include all the accessories that will surely complete any home office or entertainment set up. Our CNET Editors have tallied the scores and provided their top picks in the list below.

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Asus RT-N56U Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless-N Router

The Asus RT-N56U is arguably one of the best true dual-band 300Mbps home routers on the market.

Price: $84.99 - $103.14 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding Asus RT-N56U Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless-N Router

Dell UltraSharp U3011

The Dell UltraSharp U3011 is an impressive monitor and the most feature-rich 30-incher out there.

4 stars Excellent Dell UltraSharp U3011

Seagate GoFlex Satellite

Despite a few minor shortcomings, the GoFlex Satellite makes an excellent direct-attach external storage solution for anyone and a must-have for those who frequently travel with Apple's iPad.

Price: $90.00 - $125.48 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition

The Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive Cloud Edition makes a very good simple home NAS server. Advanced users who need more control over their storage and remote access might want to look elsewhere.

3.5 stars Very good
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