Boy, do we have surprises in store for you. We were able to outfit our Utility Player build with a Core i5-750, a great little P55 mobo, a fast single-GPU graphics card, four gigs of RAM, and other goodies for only around $870. More impressive still, our Econobox build now pairs a triple-core Phenom II with a Radeon HD 4850, all for around $580.
Oh, and we've refreshed our operating system section with the latest Windows 7 tips, including suggestions on how to upgrade before the operating system's October 22 launch without missing out. Keep reading for all the details..